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Illini Motorsports: National Champions!

For the first time in the University of Illinois Formula SAE 40-year history, its team won both of the competitions that comprised...

Waiting for the sun to set to find a rare bird

MASON COUNTY, Ill. – When most people are just getting home from their workdays, I’m about to start mine. I am a...

Small molecule transports iron in mice, human cells to treat some forms of anemia

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A natural small molecule derived from a cypress tree can transport iron in live mice and human cells lacking...

Will renaming carp help control them?

Illinois officials this month announced that Asian carp would now be called “copi” in an attempt to make the fish more desirable...

Rescuing ancient Maya history from the plow

CENTRAL BELIZE – Things have changed since I was last in Belize in 2018, when I excavated the ancestral Maya pilgrimage site...

New program to support U of I freshmen with autism

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Incoming freshmen at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign this fall with autism spectrum disorder can take part in a...

Study examined COVID-19 policies’ effects on people with disabilities

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The gym closures, social distancing mandates and other COVID-19 mitigation policies in the U.S. negatively affected the mental health...

Champaign County police turn to financial incentives to fill vacancies

CHAMPAIGN – Police departments across the U.S., including in Champaign County, are facing staffing shortages.  The Champaign police department...

Four exhibits to visit at Krannert Art Museum this summer

Krannert Art Museum (KAM) is the second largest general fine art museum in the state of Illinois and operates within the College of...

CCIL Scientists Targeting Minor Cannabinoids as Potential Cancer Therapeutics

Urbana, Ill. – Cannabis has long been used to alleviate pain, reduce anxiety, and treat inflammation, with the earliest records dating back to 2737...

Staring at yourself during virtual chats may worsen your mood, research finds

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new study finds that the more a person stares at themself while talking with a partner in an...

Latin dance may be a step toward better working memory for older Latinos

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Dance is at the heart of Latin culture, celebrated for its social, historical and cultural significance. And new research...

Anouncement

Provost Cangellaris leaving Illinois to lead Saudi Arabian university

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Andreas C. Cangellaris will leave the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in August...

[Illinois] Dump and Run

Dump and Run keeps over 30 tons of used, quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. This project reduces litter and...

[Urbana] Power of Parks 5k

Run Your Race: July 18 - July 29Any Location | All Ages | FREE CODE: 675 | REGULAR CODE: 676Register NOW through...

[Illinois] Get Ready for #WelcomingWeek2022

Get ready for #WelcomingWeek2022!Whether you’re an organization, individual, or local government, you can participate in the 10-year anniversary...