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Udall award honors two students for commitment to environment

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign students received recognition from the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation for their commitment...

Student expenditures decrease at some colleges that receive promise scholarship funds

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two-year colleges that received revenue from community-based college promise programs decreased their spending on instruction by 3.3% and their...

Long-term study of pregnant women finds increasing chemical exposure

A national, long-term study that enrolled a highly diverse group of pregnant women found rising exposure to chemicals from plastics and pesticides...

History professor’s book examines racism in Russia

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Russia, under President Vladimir Putin’s administration, is perhaps the most dangerous country for racial violence in the world, according...

Ice-capped volcanoes slower to erupt, study finds

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Westdahl Peak volcano in Alaska last erupted in 1992, and continued expansion hints at another eruption soon. Experts...

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...

Artificial intelligence produces a recipe for lower-carbon concrete

Concrete is the most popular building material in the world, and we use between 10 and 30 billion tons each year. But...

Corn genetic heritage the strongest driver of chemical defenses against munching bugs

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Plants release chemical distress signals when under attack from chewing insects. These “911 calls,” as entomologist Esther Ngumbi refers...

Will Russian invasion of Ukraine spark a global food crisis?

Scott Irwin is the Laurence J. Norton Chair of Agricultural Marketing in the department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics at the University of...

Two Illinois faculty members elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign materials science and engineering professor Nancy Sottos and history professor Maria Todorova have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one...
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Making meat much more than a meal

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The grills are already fired up as I approach the Meat Science Laboratory on the U. of I. campus. It’s midmorning...

BBC: The true origin of French macarons

The recipe for Macarons des Sœurs is only passed on orally to the succeeding pâtissier, who is the only one who makes...

Illinois Earns No. 4 Seed in Big Ten Tournament

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The Fighting Illini baseball team will be the No. 4 seed in the upcoming Big Ten baseball tournament in Omaha...

Udall award honors two students for commitment to environment

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign students received recognition from the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation for their commitment...