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Two Illinois professors named Guggenheim Fellows

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two professors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been awarded a 2020 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.

BBC: Why Covid-19 is different for men and women

Covid-19 has profoundly different outcomes for men and women – and not just in terms of their health. For a virus that...

NPR: WHO Says COVID-19 Immunity Is An Unknown; Disease ’10 Times Deadlier’ Than 2009 Flu

People who have recovered from COVID-19 may or may not be immune to getting sick again – and it's too soon to...

New study shows how oxygen transfer is altered in diseased lung tissue

 A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed tiny sensors that measure oxygen transport in...

NPR: How Colleges Are Grading Students During Coronavirus

When Carolynn van Arsdale, a senior at the University of Vermont, was forced to leave her campus amid coronavirus concerns last month,...

Four men’s squash players named First-Team All-American

Andrew Douglas, Aly Abou Eleinen, James Flynn, and Yash Bhargava have been recognized by the College Squash Association, the largest number of...

Parents are having more conflict with children since pandemic

ANN ARBOR—The stress and uncertainty caused by the coronavirus has taken its toll on parents—and children are feeling the psychological and physical...

NPR: Are We Flattening The Curve? States Keep Watch On Coronavirus ‘Doubling Times’

As coronavirus numbers have ticked steadily upwards in some U.S. states and cities, officials have watched one specific figure to see whether they're...

CNN: IRS says stimulus payments will begin next week

(CNN) The Internal Revenue Service said Friday that some stimulus payments will start going out next week, starting with people who have filed tax...

What messages best influence public health behavior?

What influences how people respond to public health messages? Several factors make a difference: First, are the messages actionable?...

CNN: Chinese workers in the US are losing their visas with their jobs. But flying home to China is too expensive

Boston (CNN Business) After her company laid her off last month, Tang Chen couldn't sleep. For days, her heart kept racing. There...

CNN: Easter and Passover, delivered — restaurants around the US offer special menus

(CNN) — This year, the question is not: Should I stay or should I go? Rather, it's should I order in or should...

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Hundreds Run Through Streets Of C-U In ‘Run To Remember’

CHAMPAIGN – Hundreds of runners and walkers turned out for the inaugural Run To Remember on Saturday morning in Champaign-Urbana. The 8K run and...

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY RELEASES IMMIGRANT WELCOMING PLAN

First-ever plan in Champaign County has recommendations for better integrating immigrants into the local community, economy, and workforce Champaign...

[Urbana] Enjoy jazz music at Meadowbrook Park on September 10

It’s the most original jazz event in town. Walk through Meadowbrook Park’s Wandell Sculpture Garden and listen to local jazz music on...

CHAMBANA WELCOME CREW

New to Champaign-Urbana? Get connected to community through the Chambana Welcome Crew., our new ambassador program designed to help you feel right...