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CNN: How four working mothers are doing a year into the pandemic

It was only supposed to be for a few weeks. A few months at most. One year ago, when the pandemic shut...

NPR: Matchmaker, Matchmaker Make Me An Algorithm: STEM Contest Winner Pairs Data

The world of matchmaking won't have to rely on luck, as much as math, thanks to one very accomplished teenager. 

NPR: 2021 Pritzker Prize Goes To French Architects Who ‘Work With Kindness’

Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal, this year's winners of the most prestigious award in architecture, are as surprised as anyone else.

NPR: Why America Is Moving: Money, Space, Family, Lifestyle …

Chicago's city life suited Anna Johnson, who lived downtown for about 10 years, working as a digital producer at an advertising agency....

NPR: Workers Are Moving First, Asking Questions Later. What Happens When Offices Reopen?

Kate Rayand her husband, David, had just moved into a one-bedroom apartment in downtown Denver last March.

BBC: ‘Tragic optimism’: The antidote to toxic positivity

Over the last year, as the pandemic has morphed from terrifying to inconvenient to long-term life-altering event, our coping mechanisms have had...

NPR: Need A Career Change? Here’s The Best Job Advice We’ve Heard On Life Kit

Wherever you are in your career, being part of the labor force has perhaps never been so laborious as it's been in...

CNN: Here’s why 2021 could be a big year for labor unions

Rarely has the chasm between rank-and-file-workers and the extremely wealthy been this wide. While millions of people have lost jobs, gone hungry...

NPR: How To Ask For A Raise: Know Your Value (And Bring The Evidence)

Before you even think about stepping into your boss's office, take a moment to consider the fact that you're already a professional...

NPR: Alabama: The Newest Union Battleground

Through March 30, almost 6,000 Amazon workers are voting on a potentially groundbreaking decision: whether to form the company's first unionized warehouse...

Reuters: Lithuania’s locked-down ballet and opera take to TikTok

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania’s national opera and ballet theatre has turned to TikTok to reach audiences during lockdown, attracting millions of views...

CNN: Sorry, millennials. The 😂 emoji isn’t cool anymore

New York (CNN Business)Bad news for people who frequently use the 😂 emoji: It is no longer cool.

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Chicago In Tune music festival is Aug. 19 – Sept. 19

Make plans to experience Chicago In Tune, a new citywide festival (Aug. 19 – Sept. 19) that celebrates music in the key...

[Champaign] Immigrant Back-to-School Resource Fair

Local immigrant-serving organizations hosting back-to-school resource fair with free food, school supplies, and COVID-19 vaccination clinic CHAMPAIGN, IL --...

[Champaign] Campustown Pub Tour

Thursday, July 22 at 5:30 PM at Murphy's Pub Grab some friends and explore Campustown pubs on the 13...

[Urbana] Run the Power of Parks 5k during July

Run a 5k race at your own pace during the month of July at the Urbana Park District Power of Parks 5k.