ILLINOIS

Illinois students selected for inaugural Voyager Scholarships

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign juniors are among 100 students nationwide awarded the inaugural Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service, also...

CAMPUS NEWS

Theaster Gates Jr. named Special Advisor to the President for Arts Initiatives

Theaster Gates Jr., professor in the Department of Visual Arts and the College and a world-renowned artist, has been appointed Special Advisor...

Grant will help support underrepresented faculty recruitment and equity

A transformative grant awarded to Northwestern University totaling $16 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) aims to...

Video of Agnes Callard’s 2022 Aims of Eduction address

In her Aims of Education address, Assoc. Prof. Agnes Callard asked the Class of 2026 to consider a world centuries into the...

Paolini, Graves awarded CSFL weekly honors

Facing Alderson Broaddus in their season opener on Friday at Franklin Field, the sprint football team’s Andrew Paolini and Brandon Graves looked more like Josh Allen and Stefon...

Agnes Callard encourages UChicago students to reflect on humanity’s distant future

As she spoke to new University of Chicago students on Thursday night,, Assoc. Prof. Agnes Callard asked the Class of 2026 to...

UW–Madison’s UniverCity Year is finalist for community engagement award

The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s UniverCity Year program has been named a regional winner of the 2022 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award from...

OPINION

What’s behind the teacher shortage in US schools?

Nancy Latham is the executive director of the Council on Teacher Education and an associate dean in the College of Education at the University of...

What were the underlying issues of the railroad labor dispute?

Michael LeRoy is an expert in labor law and employment relations at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. LeRoy, who advised the Council of...

What explains ‘quiet quitting’ in the workplace?

YoungAh Park is a professor of labor and employment relations at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign who studies work stress and recovery. Park...

CULTURE

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ACT COLUMN

As soon as they hear psychology, many students will automatically classify it as a liberal arts major. However, many psychology majors would...

NEWS

VOA: VOA Immigration Weekly Recap, September 25–October 1

Thousands of Cubans in Pipeline of US Cuban Family Reunification Parole Program  As U.S. border officials report high numbers...

NPR: A public payphone in China began ringing and ringing. Who was calling?

For years, the public payphone in Beijing — demurely shielded by its bulbous, yellow cover — sat underused, eclipsed by the rise...

REUTERS: Oil jumps about $4 as OPEC+ weighs biggest output cut since 2020

Oil prices jumped nearly $4 a barrel on Monday as OPEC+ considered reducing output by more than 1 million barrels per day...

CNN: Florida’s death toll from Hurricane Ian tops 100 as the search for survivors continues

The number of people killed in Florida by Hurricane Ian rose to at least 100 on Monday, days after the storm made landfall at...

TRAVEL

Kenya's wildlife authorities have launched a free mobile phone app that allows users to track sightings of rare mammals to help authorities...

WORK LIFE

Debby Perta insists she is not a "job jumper." "You couldn't do that back in my day," said Perta,...

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Illinois students selected for inaugural Voyager Scholarships

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign juniors are among 100 students nationwide awarded the inaugural Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service, also...

Theaster Gates Jr. named Special Advisor to the President for Arts Initiatives

Theaster Gates Jr., professor in the Department of Visual Arts and the College and a world-renowned artist, has been appointed Special Advisor...

VOA: VOA Immigration Weekly Recap, September 25–October 1

Thousands of Cubans in Pipeline of US Cuban Family Reunification Parole Program  As U.S. border officials report high numbers...

NPR: A public payphone in China began ringing and ringing. Who was calling?

For years, the public payphone in Beijing — demurely shielded by its bulbous, yellow cover — sat underused, eclipsed by the rise...

[Champaign] UPGRADE YOUR ENTERTAINMENT AT The Virginia Theatre

The Virginia Theatre will have you booked for the entire month of October once you get a peek at their action entertainment enriched schedule!

Grant will help support underrepresented faculty recruitment and equity

A transformative grant awarded to Northwestern University totaling $16 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) aims to...

REUTERS: Oil jumps about $4 as OPEC+ weighs biggest output cut since 2020

Oil prices jumped nearly $4 a barrel on Monday as OPEC+ considered reducing output by more than 1 million barrels per day...

CNN: Florida’s death toll from Hurricane Ian tops 100 as the search for survivors continues

The number of people killed in Florida by Hurricane Ian rose to at least 100 on Monday, days after the storm made landfall at...

[Urbana] Teens Only FRESH Hangout Zone

Friday, October 7 and 28, 3:30-6 pmAt Phillips Recreation CenterAges 13-18 Urbana Park District is hosting FRESH Hangout Zones just for...