ILLINOIS

CAMPUS NEWS

Lasers, landscape and lost magnetic fields

The first letter ever etched on the Martian surface is the letter L. Far from being an act of interplanetary graffiti, though,...

Sloan Foundation grant to help support equitable transition to renewable energy

The shift to renewable energy is projected to increase as the world transitions to a low-carbon energy system. The expansion of wind,...

Black medical students report more belonging, greater confidence in scholastic abilities in HBCU schools

A new study focused on Black medical students finds those attending historically Black medical schools report a greater sense of belonging and...

Dance with me? Study uses music to soothe dementia patients and caregivers

The room transformed as an older woman danced around the skilled nursing care unit to rock ’n’ roll hits from her youth....

Orbion brings a piece of the space age to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

University of Michigan alumnus Lyon (Brad) King acknowledges that Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is rural—but don’t call it remote.  He...

Prisoner art exhibit makes its US debut at Ann Arbor Art Fair

“WE BEAR,” an art exhibit featuring works sourced by the University of Michigan’s Prison Creative Arts Project, will make its U.S. debut at...

OPINION

NPR: You can choose a new name for yourself. Here’s how

I haven't always been named Tuck Woodstock. I legally changed my name when I was fresh out of college, and then changed it again seven years...

The Demand for Outbound Travel of Generation Z has Exploded. How Does Airbnb Capture the Minds of Young Users?

In the post-pandemic era, both consumers and consumer platforms have changed. As consumer demand for outbound travel has gradually recovered, travel companies...

What’s the potential of blockchain technology?

Robert Brunner is the associate dean for innovation and chief disruption officer at the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where...

CULTURE

ANOUNCEMENT

ACT COLUMN

In the post-pandemic era, both consumers and consumer platforms have changed. As consumer demand for outbound travel has gradually recovered, travel companies...

NEWS

CNN: Officials reveal new details about the 3 sets of human remains found at Lake Mead

For investigators working on the cases of people whose remains were found on the shore of Lake Mead, time is the enemy.

VOA: US, Taliban Exchange Blame after Al-Zawahiri’s Killing

Hours before U.S. President Joe Biden announced that al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed by a U.S. drone strike in central Kabul...

VOA: Biden Still COVID Positive but Continues to Feel Well, Doctor Says

U.S. President Joe Biden continues to test positive for COVID-19, but he feels well and remains fever-free, according to a statement from...

NPR: Tonga’s volcano sent tons of water into the stratosphere. That could warm the Earth

The violent eruption of Tonga's Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano injected an unprecedented amount of water directly into the stratosphere — and the...

TRAVEL

Stories of a hairy, forest-dwelling, bi-pedal primate have persisted for centuries in British Columbia. But perhaps more important than whether it exists,...

WORK LIFE

The dominos are starting to fall in the U.S. economy.  As the Federal Reserve pumps the brakes on the...

LATEST ARTICLES

NPR: The U.S. made a breakthrough battery discovery — then gave the technology to China

When a group of engineers and researchers gathered in a warehouse in Mukilteo, Wash., 10 years ago, they knew they were onto...

Lasers, landscape and lost magnetic fields

The first letter ever etched on the Martian surface is the letter L. Far from being an act of interplanetary graffiti, though,...

CNN: Officials reveal new details about the 3 sets of human remains found at Lake Mead

For investigators working on the cases of people whose remains were found on the shore of Lake Mead, time is the enemy.

Nadya Mason Named Director of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

Nadya Mason, the Rosalyn Sussman Yalow Professor of Physics, will become the next leader of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology on...

[Urbana] Sign up for fall youth soccer!

Special discount if you sign up by August 8. More information, including how to register, at: https://bit.ly/3oAfPiA

[Urbana] Outdoor Free Fitness in the Park

Are you looking for ways to stay fit and active this summer? Check out our FREE outdoor fitness programs that you can enjoy all...

NPR: You can choose a new name for yourself. Here’s how

I haven't always been named Tuck Woodstock. I legally changed my name when I was fresh out of college, and then changed it again seven years...

[Urbana] Crystal Lake Park Art Fair

Saturday August 6, 10 am - 4 pmBetween Crystal Lake Park Family Aquatic Center and Anita Purves Nature Center (1505 N Broadway)

VOA: Macau Resumes Quarantine Free Travel With Mainland China

Macau's government said on Wednesday people could enter the neighboring mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai without quarantine, a further relaxation of stringent...