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University of Illinois receives Charles Schwab grant to support women, money, power course

URBANA, Ill. – Schwab Advisor Services in partnership with the Charles Schwab Foundation has made a generous donation to the Women, Power,...

Light-activated technique helps bring cell powerhouses back into balance

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Light-activated proteins can help normalize dysfunction within cells and could be used as a treatment for diseases such as...

New study models the impacts of bursting bubble aerosols on climate and public health

Assistant Professor Jie Feng has published new research that could more accurately model water-to-air pollutant and disease transmission, ultimately impacting public health and the global climate.

University of Illinois researchers lead the world’s largest study of Eastern box turtles

DANVILLE — On a sunny morning in Kennekuk County Park, researchers and veterinary students from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign scoured the...

Two alumni share team award for major milestone in the history of flight

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Ingenuity Mars Helicopter team was recently named the recipient of the 2021 Robert J. Collier Trophy for “the...

University of Illinois tags students’ bicycles with stickers for campus bike clean-up

URBANA – At the University of Illinois Champaign Urbana campus, there’s a bike rack within 150 feet of nearly every campus building....

COVID-19 virus spike protein flexibility improved by human cell’s own modifications

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — When the coronavirus causing COVID-19 infects human cells, the cell’s protein-processing machinery makes modifications to the spike protein that...

Rescuing ancient Maya history from the plow

CENTRAL BELIZE – Things have changed since I was last in Belize in 2018, when I excavated the ancestral Maya pilgrimage site...

Rooks receives 2022 College of Media Emerging Leader Award

Taylor Rooks (BS ’14, journalism), sports journalist and broadcaster at Bleacher Report, is known in the field of sports journalism for her...

University of Illinois dining and building workers vote to allow September strike

URBANA — Service workers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are willing to strike in September after their current contract expires.
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Carved out of the River Somme's marshy hinterland, the Hortillonnages is made up of 110km of slender canals that have led Amiens...

Study: Holocaust Museum motivates visitors to create social change

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — “Dark tourism” experiences – sites and museums associated with violence, tragedy and war – draw millions of travelers each...

NPR: How climate change drives inland floods

Climate change means more flood risk across the United States. That includes places far from the ocean and sometimes far from rivers and...

[Illinois] 39th Annual International Dinner

You’re invited back to the International Dinner in person! This September, the University YMCA and the International Student and Scholar Services Office...