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Will unionization push among retail workers continue in 2022?

In a potential watershed moment for organized labor and fast food workers, employees at a Starbucks in Buffalo, New York, voted 19-8...

How does society impact the benefits and challenges of technology?

Technology is a big part of life in India. For example, street vendors and rickshawallahs use cellphones, the internet and Aadhar cards...

Paper: Activating a collectivistic orientation conducive to curbing COVID‐19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new paper co-written by a team of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign experts in cross-cultural consumer behavior finds a...

NPR: Women, career and family: A conversation with Claudia Goldin

Traditionally, women have been forced to choose between having a career and raising a family, and the pandemic has only added to...

How can cities help accelerate climate action to meet COP26 goals?

Last weekend, international negotiators approved the United Nations Glasgow Climate Pact at the 26th Conference of the Parties. Ashish Sharma, the Illinois research...

What are the geopolitical implications of US nuclear submarine deal with Australia?

Edward A. Kolodziej is an emeritus research professor of political science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and the founding director of both...

Why is a past attempt to ban ‘Beloved’ from a high school curriculum a political issue now?

Newly elected Virginia Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin ran a campaign ad featuring a mother who eight years ago tried to ban “Beloved,”...

Are global CO2 emissions rebounding to pre-COVID-19 levels?

The Global Carbon Project recently published its 2021 Global Carbon Budget report, providing data on atmospheric carbon concentrations, emissions and trends. University of Illinois Urban-Champaign atmospheric...

Do you know what’s in your tap water? This database will tell you

CHAMPAIGN — Do you know what’s in your drinking water? Depending on where you live, you could be ingesting contaminants linked to...

Which animals can catch the coronavirus?

On Oct. 6, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratories announced confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 – the virus that causes COVID-19...

What has been the impact of the Washington Football Team’s name change?

Editor’s note: A year after the Washington, D.C., NFL football team retired its controversial Redskins name in July 2020, the team announced...

Is the future of agriculture digital?

With colleagues at several institutions, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign crop sciences professor Stephen Moose will lead the development of a National Science...

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