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Does our place in society influence how we respond to COVID-19 protocol?

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign electrical and computer engineering professor Lav Varshney is a co-author of a new study that explores how social capital influences choices regarding COVID-19 mitigation...

How can we identify, respond to pandemic-triggered mental health crises?

Editor’s note: Tara L. Powell is a professor of social work at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign who researches the impact of disasters on youths, health...

What do you need when applying for an undergraduate student visa in the United States?

The United States has always been a country with a large number of Chinese student applicants. However, with the recent changes in...

Will unionization push among retail workers continue in 2022?

In a potential watershed moment for organized labor and fast food workers, employees at a Starbucks in Buffalo, New York, voted 19-8...

VOA: Amid Pandemic, Russian Disinformation With Chinese Characteristics

The Kremlin and Chinese Communist Party are learning from each other in shaping and conducting information warfare aimed at exacerbating political divisions...

How does society impact the benefits and challenges of technology?

Technology is a big part of life in India. For example, street vendors and rickshawallahs use cellphones, the internet and Aadhar cards...

Paper: Activating a collectivistic orientation conducive to curbing COVID‐19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new paper co-written by a team of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign experts in cross-cultural consumer behavior finds a...

AP: Pandemic stress weighs heavily on Gen Z: AP-NORC, MTV poll

Isolation. Anxiety. Uncertainty. The stresses of the coronavirus pandemic have taken a toll on Americans of all ages, but a new poll finds that...

NPR: Women, career and family: A conversation with Claudia Goldin

Traditionally, women have been forced to choose between having a career and raising a family, and the pandemic has only added to...

Navigating holidays in a pandemic, again

Experts from Penn’s Center for Public Health Initiatives and Positive Psychology Center offer six tips for making the holiday season joyful, fun,...

How can cities help accelerate climate action to meet COP26 goals?

Last weekend, international negotiators approved the United Nations Glasgow Climate Pact at the 26th Conference of the Parties. Ashish Sharma, the Illinois research...

What are the geopolitical implications of US nuclear submarine deal with Australia?

Edward A. Kolodziej is an emeritus research professor of political science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and the founding director of both...

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Be sure to head out to Meadowbrook Park and the Timpone Family Tree Grove, and check out Suzi's Garden.  The sculpture was fabricated...

[Champaign] RESTAURANT WEEK

JAN 28 - FEB 5The Champaign County Area Restaurant Week is back! Discover local flavors at over 25 restaurants across the county...

[Urbana] Free injury screenings this winter and spring

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[Champaign] ALL ABOUT MOVIES

AT THE VIRGINIA THEATRE January Is All About Movies at the Virginia Theatre. Here's what you can catch on...