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BBC: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: The richest person in the world

His wealth is now estimated to be $171bn (£137bn), having made tens of billions during the Covid-19 pandemic. Amazon...

VOA: Will New American CEO Change TikTok’s Image in US?

Kevin Mayer, a former executive at Disney, recently started his new role as TikTok’s new CEO. He must prove to American...

BBC: How to laugh with no reason

Sandro Lobo, a Brazilian Laughter Yoga instructor, shows us how to trick ourselves into laughing, without reason.

VOA: ‘Occupy City Hall:’ Protesters Demand Cuts to NYPD Budget

Hundreds of protesters continue to camp out at New York’s City Hall demanding massive budget cuts to the police department. The...

CNN: Fauci: US still ‘knee-deep’ in first wave of coronavirus

During a conversation with National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins, Dr. Anthony Fauci said we are still "knee-deep" in the...

A new movement: U-M fitness program guides kids through at-home exercise

It’s estimated that only 23% of U.S. kids get the recommended hour of daily physical activity, and that number has likely fallen...

VOA: On July 4th, Trump Kicks Off ‘Law & Order’ Campaign

U.S. President Donald Trump spent the 4th of July weekend at Independence Day celebrations in South Dakota and Washington. He used both...

VOA: Concerns About Exploding US COVID Infections Overshadow July 4 Celebrations

The United States continues to experience dramatic increases in coronavirus infection numbers. The U.S. state of Florida saw 11,458 new cases on...

CNN: This coronavirus-killing MIT robot could end up in your local supermarket

Robot on aisle six? MIT has partnered with Ava Robotics to design a robot that may help fight the coronavirus by...

Anouncement

Illinois Community Pledge provides common focus on COVID-19 safety

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff are invited to sign a voluntary pledge that reinforces the need for...

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...