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BBC: ‘My $60m weight-loss app cured my personal pain’

The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Ukrainian entrepreneur Victoria...

CNN: My roommates and I built a coronavirus plan. We didn’t expect to need to put it in action so quickly

Just over two weeks ago, I was visiting New York City, and the world felt poised on a precipice.

CNN: From the brink of bankruptcy to a 1,300% stock gain: How this CEO turned around her company.

Even though the company was bleeding money, laden with debt and staring down a potential bankruptcy, becoming chief executive of chip maker...

NPR: ‘Tigers, Not Daughters’ Is Haunting — With Or Without A Ghost

National Book Award nominee Samantha Mabry returns with a ghostly tale of four Latinx sisters – three of them living, one dead.

What protections do no-show workers have during a pandemic?

Editor’s note: The U.S. needs an all-hands-on-deck approach to mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic. But what if workers – in particular, health care...

CNN: Why America has the world’s most confirmed Covid-19 cases

On Thursday, we hit a grim watershed. The US overtook Italy and China as the country with the highest number of confirmed Covid-19 cases....

BBC: Why social distancing might last for some time

As countries around the world implement measures to keep people from mixing, BBC Future looks at the evidence behind why it is...

BBC: Covid-19: The history of pandemics

Throughout history, nothing has killed more human beings than infectious disease. Covid-19 shows how vulnerable we remain – and how we can...

Could the social distancing of COVID-19 revolutionize online learning and higher education?

blog posts Editor’s note: As the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus prompted residential colleges to suspend classroom instruction,...

BBC: Marini Naturals: The haircare business that reaches 12 countries

They say that when a woman gets a new hairstyle it means that there is something big going on in her life.

CNN: Why is Covid-19 death rate so low in Germany?

As Covid-19 closes in on the United States, physicians and epidemiologists and crystal ball spinners are trying to forecast just how bad things...

CNN: Trump’s painful dilemma

Peter Bergen is CNN's national security analyst, a vice president at New America, and a professor of practice at Arizona State University....

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...