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Rise in labor earnings inequality during pandemic reversed by stimulus, unemployment checks

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Job losses during the pandemic were substantially worse among workers in low-paying jobs, leading to a dramatic increase in...

Illinois professor uses LGBTQ voices in Beirut to understand daily violence, disruption

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Daily life in Beirut is subject to violence and an ever-changing series of disruptions – a reality that residents...

Serengeti leopard population densities healthy but vary seasonally, study finds

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A study of camera-trap data from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania found that leopard population densities in the 3.7-million-acre...

Study: Portable, point-of-care COVID-19 test could bypass the lab

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — As COVID-19 continues to spread, bottlenecks in supplies and laboratory personnel have led to long waiting times for results...

Black girls create a space of their own in ‘Homemade, With Love’ exhibition at KAM

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new exhibition opening at Krannert Art Museum examines what it means to create space for Black girls and women...

U of I to lead two of seven new national artificial intelligence institutes

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture are announcing an...

Illinois performing arts adapt teaching for fall classes

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The performing arts departments at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign are reinventing how they’ll teach in-person classes this fall.

Quick fixes won’t stop sexual harassment in academia, experts say

While many academic institutions are searching for ways to prevent sexual assault and sexual coercion among their faculty members, staff and students,...

Exploding stars may have caused mass extinction on Earth, study shows

Imagine reading by the light of an exploded star, brighter than a full moon – it might be fun to think about,...

‘Endless Doomscroller’ asks what compels us to keep scrolling through bad news

The bad news seems endless. And as part of Ben Grosser’s latest project, it truly is. “The Endless Doomscroller” is...

Students use TikTok to learn about biomechanics during engineering virtual summer camps

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — During the COVID-19 shutdown, many families passed the time recording videos of themselves dancing and posting them to the...

Paper: Industry concentration contributes to job quality erosion, wage stagnation

Cratering job quality and weak wage growth in the U.S. have typically been attributed to a combination of technological change, waning...

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[Champaign] THE 20TH ANNUAL PARADE OF LIGHTS WILL BE A VIRTUAL

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[Urbana] Halloween masquerade car parade

Wednesday, October 28Rain Date: Thursday, October 29Decorate: 5-7pm ~ Parade Start: 7:30pmMarket Place Mall Parking LotAll AgesFree! We're...

[Illinois] Verizon 5G Innovation Hub Opens at Research Park

CHAMPAIGN — Verizon Business continues to accelerate the development of real-world 5G use cases with the rollout of its latest 5G Innovation Hub at...