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NPR: Breakthrough COVID Infections Add Even More Chaos To School’s Start In 2021

"We were so careful," says Alysha Johnson, a resident of Discovery Bay, east of San Francisco. "I'm a germaphobe. When this whole...

AP: Pandemic prompts changes in how future teachers are trained

Before last year, a one-credit technology course for students pursuing master’s degrees in education at the University of Washington wasn’t seen as...

NPR: Students Need To Be In Classrooms, With Masks, This Fall, Education Secretary Says

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona has a message for schools across the country ahead of the new school year: Students need to...

NPR: Serious Cases Remain Rare, But Coronavirus Infections In Children Are On The Rise

As coronavirus cases climb worryingly across the United States, a recent study shows that the number of children contracting the virus "steadily...

VOA: STEM Jobs Lead List of Fastest-Growing Occupations

The number of STEM jobs — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — have sped past the number of non-STEM jobs by three times since 2000. 

Investigated, Not Interviewed, for US Student Visa

"Are any of your family members involved with the Taliban?" was among the many probing questions the U.S. Consulate asked me when...

VOA: US Universities Express Confidence About Return of Foreign Students

An overwhelming majority—86%—of U.S. colleges, universities and other learning programs for higher education plan to bring international students back to campus to...

VOA: Anti-Asian Hate Touches International Students

The rate of anti-Asian hate crime has soared in the United States since the coronavirus pandemic started in early 2020. International students...

VOA: US University to Help Deaf Youth in Nigeria

An American private university dedicated to the education of the deaf and hard of hearing says it will use a grant from...

VOA: COVID-19 Takes the Pomp Out of US College Graduations

As graduation approaches for university and college students in the United States, students are preparing for one of the most important milestones...

VOA: Indian Students in US Anxious About COVID-19 Back Home

Indian students in the United States say they feel helpless amid the massive wave of coronavirus infections back home.

VOA: College Students Obtain Degrees to Help Heal the Planet

Fifty-one years ago, young people planted trees for the first Earth Day.    Today, students are taking part in environmental law, science...

Anouncement

[Urbana] Boating is Back at Crystal Lake Park!

After two years off, boating is back at Crystal Lake Park. Rent paddle boats, canoes and kayaks starting at $9 for a...

[Urbana] Enjoy Neighborhood Nights at our parks this summer!

We are excited to bring back this Urbana tradition!Enjoy a free concert in one of our parks each Wednesday from 6:30 -...

Art@ the Y presents Uncle Allen: Works by Allen Stringfellow

Champaign native Allen Stringfellow (b.1923, d.2004) was known for his colorful collages and strong imagery, celebrating life in the African American community...

Media advisory: Media access and parking passes available for commencement

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Members of the news media may pick up stadium passes and parking passes for the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign...