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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.

CNN: Some delivery workers have no choice but to bring their kids along during the pandemic

(CNN Business)For Ashley Vincent, a single mom in Binghamton, New York, delivering for DoorDash often requires some negotiation with her seven-year-old son....

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Champaign Farmers Market

Neil & Washington Parking lot – Downtown THE 2021 SEASON KICKS OFF ON MAY 18!! We...

[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...