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Coral reefs in Turks and Caicos Islands resist global bleaching event

A study that relied on citizen scientists to monitor the health of corals on Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean from...

Why does the census matter? What are the challenges this time?

Millions of American households this month will receive a mailed invitation from the U.S. Census Bureau to participate in the every-10-years effort...

Team deciphers how myotonic dystrophy generates lethal heart dysfunctions

Roughly 80% of people with myotonic dystrophy – a common form of muscular dystrophy – experience dangerous heart ailments, and heart...

Firms’ office locations affect recent graduates’ access to high-wage job opportunities

A firm’s decision on where to locate its branch offices has reverberations in higher education and students’ post-graduation upward income mobility,...

Joint production of ‘Cabaret’ offers original choreography, fresh take on pre-WWII Berlin

Students from the theatre, dance and Lyric Theatre @ Illinois programs are performing together in an unusual joint production of “Cabaret”...

College of Education expanding doctoral programs in special education

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The College of Education is expanding the capacity of its doctoral programs in special education to help address a nationwide shortage...

Breaking the temperature barrier in small-scale materials testing

Researchers have demonstrated a new method for testing microscopic aeronautical materials at ultra-high temperatures. By combining electron microscopy and laser heating, scientists...

Let it snow: Researchers put cloud seeding to the test

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Cloud seeding has become an increasingly popular practice in the western United States, where states grapple with growing demands...

Camera-trap study captures Sumatran tigers, clouded leopards, other rare beasts

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Scientists deployed motion-sensitive camera traps across a 50-square-mile swath of Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park in southern Sumatra and,...

New CRISPR base-editing technology slows ALS progression in mice

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — With a new CRISPR gene-editing methodology, scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign inactivated one of the genes...

U of I among top producers of Fulbright awards

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — For the ninth time in the past 10 years, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been named among...

Hospital-level policies key to maximizing benefits, managing costs of robot-assisted surgery

Hospital-level operational policies regarding the most effective way to deploy a surgical robot are necessary in order to maximize clinical outcomes and...

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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...