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BBC: A ‘blue hole’ to the Northern Lights

A little-known meteorological phenomenon makes a tiny village in Arctic Sweden one of the best places on Earth to consistently see the...

Nearly 9 in 10 Detroit eviction cases filed during pandemic involved illegal rentals

Despite pandemic-related eviction prevention measures, thousands of Detroit renters were evicted in the past two years due to loopholes in policies and...

UIUC researchers create first high-yield plastic microprocessors that cost under a penny each

Supercomputers can crunch massive data sets and give us insights into the wonders of the universe. But a sub-penny microprocessor that flexes...

Finding fireworks for Independence Day Weekend 2022

URBANA – Here’s a partial list of professional fireworks displays for Independence Day weekend, July 1-4, 2022:

Waiting for the sun to set to find a rare bird

MASON COUNTY, Ill. – When most people are just getting home from their workdays, I’m about to start mine. I am a...

REUTERS: Four months of war in Ukraine

A view shows a torn flag of Ukraine hung on a wire in front an apartment building destroyed in the southern port...

VOA: US Eases Immigration Requirements for Afghans

The U.S. government has eased some of the stringent requirements Afghans have to navigate as they apply to resettle in the United...

In acclaimed sci-fi novels, Ada Palmer uses history to build a ‘deep and detailed world’

Nominated for a Hugo Award, UChicago historian’s ‘Terra Ignota’ series explores societal evolution and the importance of ‘partial victories’

VOA: G-7 Heightening Russia Sanctions for Ukraine War

The United States and the other members of the Group of Seven leading industrialized economies imposed new sanctions Monday against Russia for...

NPR: How green became the color of the abortion rights movement

Protests for abortion rights around the world are often awash in the color green – handkerchiefs, scarves, protests signs and more.

Purdue University partners with leading global chipmaker on Midwest’s first semiconductor design center

Purdue University’s College of Engineering is partnering with MediaTek Inc., a leading global fabless chipmaker, to open the Midwest’s first semiconductor chip...

Will renaming carp help control them?

Illinois officials this month announced that Asian carp would now be called “copi” in an attempt to make the fish more desirable...

Anouncement

Provost Cangellaris leaving Illinois to lead Saudi Arabian university

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Andreas C. Cangellaris will leave the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in August...

[Illinois] Dump and Run

Dump and Run keeps over 30 tons of used, quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. This project reduces litter and...

[Urbana] Power of Parks 5k

Run Your Race: July 18 - July 29Any Location | All Ages | FREE CODE: 675 | REGULAR CODE: 676Register NOW through...

[Illinois] Get Ready for #WelcomingWeek2022

Get ready for #WelcomingWeek2022!Whether you’re an organization, individual, or local government, you can participate in the 10-year anniversary...