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Why the calls for defunding police?

It’s an idea that sounds radical and impractical to many who hear it: We should defund, dismantle or even abolish the police....

Do COVID-19 apps protect your privacy?

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Mobile apps are helping track the spread of COVID-19 to contain the outbreak, but the apps also raise concerns...

Study tracks decades of life cycle changes in nonwoody plants

For 25 years, Carol Augspurger visited a patch of ancient woods near Urbana to look at the same 25 one-square-meter plots...

Study examines impact of high school teacher and student views of freshmen’s social, emotional needs

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — When high school freshmen’s teachers give them lower scores on communication skills, the students receive four times as many...

U of I students, alumni awarded Fulbright grants

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Fourteen University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students and recent alumni were offered Fulbright grants to pursue international education, research...

Asian tiger mosquito gains ground in Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Researchers report that the Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, has become more abundant across Illinois in the past three decades. Its...

Paper: Pandemic-fueled job losses exacerbating preexisting inequalities among workers

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The sharp spike in job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic were disproportionately concentrated in lower-paying occupations and industries,...

Blood markers predict Humboldt penguin nest type, reproductive success

From March to December every year, Humboldt penguins nest in vast colonies on the Peruvian and Chilean coasts. The lucky ones find...

Study: Integrating satellite and socioeconomic data to improve climate change policy

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Bangladesh is on track to lose all of its forestland in the next 35-40 years, leading to a rise...

What have we learned about intimate partner violence?

Editor’s note:  As many states issued stay-at-home orders to contain the spread of COVID-19 across the U.S., police in some areas noticed...

Study: Benefits of workplace wellness programs underwhelming

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign conducted a two-year study on the efficacy...

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[Urbana] Outdoor Free Fitness in the Park

Are you looking for ways to stay fit and active this summer? Check out our FREE outdoor fitness programs that you can enjoy all...

[Urbana] Crystal Lake Park Art Fair

Saturday August 6, 10 am - 4 pmBetween Crystal Lake Park Family Aquatic Center and Anita Purves Nature Center (1505 N Broadway)

[Champaign] TOAST TO TAYLOR STREET

Shop local makers and artists, experience live music and entertainment, and grab some of the best food and drinks that Champaign has...