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The statistician in the library: Stephen Stigler’s four decades crossing disciplinary lines

Pioneering scholar talks Stigler’s Law, French lotteries and statistical history

DARK MATTER DETECTION

UD’s Singh and collaborators propose repurposing tabletop sensors to search for dark matter

Life sciences company GeniPhys adds president and CEO, and board chair

 GeniPhys Inc., a life sciences company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary collagen material technology developed in Purdue University professor Sherry Harbin’s...

Attitudes toward vaccination more favorable after J&J vaccine pause

While public awareness of the hold on the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine was very high, researchers of a national poll found no...

‘Oddball supernova’ appears strangely cool before exploding

A curiously yellow star has caused astrophysicists to reevaluate what’s possible within our universe. 

The origin of reproductive organs

A new study led by the School of Veterinary Medicine’s Kotaro Sasaki elucidates the early biological processes involved in the development of...

UW TO LEAD NATIONAL RESEARCH ON PEDIATRIC ASTHMA IN LOW-INCOME URBAN AREAS

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), recently announced they have awarded...

More youth report concussions since 2016, U-M study shows

Educating athletes, parents and coaches about concussion treatment and prevention has been a priority during the last decade, but are the intended...

Want to improve your child’s math skills? Read them a book.

Parents can improve their preschool child’s math skills by reading specially designed math picture books to them, according to a new study...

How gender bias impacts college career guidance—and dissuades women from certain jobs

Women are twice as likely to receive unprompted info on work-life balance, study finds

Empowering refugee communities with access to clean water

With project Maji, seniors Martin Leet and Leah Voytovich will use their President’s Engagement Prize to install a solar-powered water tank and...

PANDEMIC SILVER LININGS

Health experts look at ways that COVID-19 has led to improved care, coordination and education

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Champaign Farmers Market

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[Urbana] Garden with the Urbana Park District

Organic Gardens: Community Gardens In Meadowbrook Park Garden at the oldest local organic community gardens! Since 1975, the Meadowbrook...

[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

Mark your calendars for 13 THURSDAYS in campustown, every Thursday from May 20 through August 12, presented by JSM Living. Explore campustown all...

Champaign Public Library, 200 W Green St – Downtown

STARTING MARCH 29, we are expanding hours and services. We will stay open evenings, offer meeting room reservations, and provide seating throughout...