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NPR: Students Need To Be In Classrooms, With Masks, This Fall, Education Secretary Says

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona has a message for schools across the country ahead of the new school year: Students need to...

NPR: Serious Cases Remain Rare, But Coronavirus Infections In Children Are On The Rise

As coronavirus cases climb worryingly across the United States, a recent study shows that the number of children contracting the virus "steadily...

VOA: STEM Jobs Lead List of Fastest-Growing Occupations

The number of STEM jobs — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — have sped past the number of non-STEM jobs by three times since 2000. 

Investigated, Not Interviewed, for US Student Visa

"Are any of your family members involved with the Taliban?" was among the many probing questions the U.S. Consulate asked me when...

VOA: US Universities Express Confidence About Return of Foreign Students

An overwhelming majority—86%—of U.S. colleges, universities and other learning programs for higher education plan to bring international students back to campus to...

VOA: Anti-Asian Hate Touches International Students

The rate of anti-Asian hate crime has soared in the United States since the coronavirus pandemic started in early 2020. International students...

VOA: US University to Help Deaf Youth in Nigeria

An American private university dedicated to the education of the deaf and hard of hearing says it will use a grant from...

VOA: COVID-19 Takes the Pomp Out of US College Graduations

As graduation approaches for university and college students in the United States, students are preparing for one of the most important milestones...

VOA: Indian Students in US Anxious About COVID-19 Back Home

Indian students in the United States say they feel helpless amid the massive wave of coronavirus infections back home.

VOA: College Students Obtain Degrees to Help Heal the Planet

Fifty-one years ago, young people planted trees for the first Earth Day.    Today, students are taking part in environmental law, science...

VOA: Scholarship Awards Up to $40,000 Are Available to Transfer Students

Carmen Escudero, a second-year student at LaGuardia Community College in Queens, New York, said she would use the scholarship money she is...

VOA: OK Boomer and Peter Pan, It’s Wealth Not Age

 On one side of the TikTok split screen was a middle-aged man, ranting that “millennials and Generation Z have the Peter Pan...

Anouncement

Urbana Park District hiring head coach and assistant coach for Tiger Sharks swim team!

Urbana Park District is hiring one head coach and an assistant coach for the year-round Tiger Shark swim team. The...

[Champaign] Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk or Treat on October 27!

We're excited to join with Champaign Park District and Marketplace Mall for this new event. The Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk...

It’s the Great C-U Pumpkin Hunt, 2021!

ALL OCTOBER You can hunt for pumpkins all over Champaign and Urbana this October during the Great Pumpkin Hunt.

[Champaign] Police Search For Killer Of Champaign Teenager

CHAMPAIGN – Police in Champaign are still searching for the person who shot and killed a Centennial High School student.