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Meet Barni Shiferaw: Student speaker for spring commencement

Barni Shiferaw was running down Bascom Hill in just his underwear the other day when the thought occurred to him: This is yet...

Cold-survival strategies in animals: A spectrum, not either-or

Animals have three main strategies to survive the freezing temperatures of winter: migrating, remaining in place and resisting the cold, and reducing...

Russia-Ukraine war: What to know about sanctions—their effects and effectiveness

In the third month of Russia’s war on Ukraine, debate endures on how—and how well—other nations have responded. To be sure, sanctions...

IMPROVING FUEL CELLS

UD engineers, international researchers find new catalyst to improve fuel cell materials

UChicago Library awarded grant to digitize Chicagoland’s historical maps

NEH grant will support UChicago’s partnership with Newberry Library, Chicago History Museum

BLUE HENS BEAT THE S&P 500 INDEX

UD students demonstrate financial success via the Blue Hen Investment Club

OPINION

REUTERS: Congo wildlife centre gives orphaned chimps a sanctuary

A young chimpanzee wrapped his arms around the neck of his rescuer in a brief hug as he was released from a...

How does history suggest that work will change following the COVID-19 pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic made clear the enormity of inequalities in the workplace and the value of essential workers, whose jobs put them...

What are Common Reasons for Refusal of a US Student Visa?

For students planning on studying in the United States, applying for a study visa in the United States is essential. Many students...

CULTURE

ACT MONTHLY PUBLICATION, MAY 2022

VOLUME 14, NUMBER 167, MAY 2022

ANOUNCEMENT

ACT COLUMN

For students planning on studying in the United States, applying for a study visa in the United States is essential. Many students...

NEWS

VOA: 44% of China’s Imprisoned Journalists Are Uyghurs

A group of U.S. House lawmakers introduced a resolution on Tuesday, World Press Freedom Day, which named countries including China, Russia and Belarus as...

VOA: Afghanistan Poverty Bears More Child Brides

For several months Pashtana kept rejecting marriage proposals made for her 14-year-old daughter, Zarghona, until she had to make a final decision. 

CNN: The best products we’ve tested in April: Mechanical keyboards, robot mops and more

CNN Underscored is constantly testing products — be those mechanical keyboards, ergonomic mice or robot mops — to find the absolute best...

NPR: A lawmaker wanted to refer to himself as ‘The Patriot’ on an election ballot

A Republican lawmaker who wanted to refer to himself as "The Patriot" on the ballot can't use that nickname, the Oklahoma Election...

TRAVEL

As Covid restrictions and quarantines continue to lift around the world, work-related trips are bouncing back in a big way in 2022.

WORK LIFE

Flexibility has long been touted as the ‘it’ perk. But as pay packets swell, workers are increasingly prioritising bigger salaries over other...

LATEST ARTICLES

Illinois students offered Gilman Scholarships for study abroad

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — With 24 students offered Gilman Scholarships to study abroad in the latest competition cycle, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign...

[Urbana] Boating is Back at Crystal Lake Park!

After two years off, boating is back at Crystal Lake Park. Rent paddle boats, canoes and kayaks starting at $9 for a...

Illinois astronomers help capture first image of Milky Way’s black hole

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A team of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign researchers led by physics and astronomy professor Charles Gammie is part of a large international collaboration that unveiled...

[Urbana] Enjoy Neighborhood Nights at our parks this summer!

We are excited to bring back this Urbana tradition!Enjoy a free concert in one of our parks each Wednesday from 6:30 -...

BBC: Five places business travel has changed post-pandemic

As Covid restrictions and quarantines continue to lift around the world, work-related trips are bouncing back in a big way in 2022.

BBC: Where people ‘surf’ tubular clouds

Around September or October each year, Burketown in outback Australia becomes the scene for a remarkable and rare natural phenomenon: the Morning...

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...

BBC: The Spanish city where water defies gravity

At Granada's famed Alhambra palace, a 1,000-year-old feat of hydraulics still impresses engineers today.W Water is everywhere in Granada's...

Expert: Secure Act regulations seek to dispel ‘illusion of wealth’ for older adults

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Most employees in the U.S. with certain retirement accounts may be surprised when they open their next quarterly statements...