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Considering a nation without Roe v. Wade

A leaked U.S. Supreme court draft opinion suggests that the court is on the verge of overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade...

How does history suggest that work will change following the COVID-19 pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic made clear the enormity of inequalities in the workplace and the value of essential workers, whose jobs put them...

Will Russian invasion of Ukraine spark a global food crisis?

Scott Irwin is the Laurence J. Norton Chair of Agricultural Marketing in the department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics at the University of...

How effective have economic sanctions been against Russia?

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign adjunct law professor Taisa Markus is an expert in securities law, cross-border capital markets and corporate finance transactions. She spoke...

Will anyone be held accountable for war crimes in Ukraine?

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign law professor Patrick Keenan is an expert in human rights, counterterrorism law and international criminal law. He spoke with News Bureau...

How does Russian invasion exacerbate Ukraine’s humanitarian crisis?

Cynthia Buckley is an Illinois sociology professor and demographer, and a co-leader of a U.S. Department of Defense-funded project looking for keys to...

Can historical racism in medicine help explain current racial differences in medical care?

Past instances of racism in medical care and the resulting distrust among Black Americans have been cited as factors in COVID-19 vaccine...

NPR: How to manage the homework of adulthood, from paperwork to repairs

Life seems full of ever-increasing piles of paperwork – bills to pay, appointments to make, forms to sign, carpools to organize –...

Why is the use of hypersonic missiles in the Russia-Ukraine conflict significant?

The U.S. recently confirmed that the Russian Ministry of Defence fired a hypersonic ballistic missile to destroy an underground arms depot in...

How do we solve the problem of agricultural nutrient runoff?

Agricultural runoff from Midwestern farms is a major contributor to a vast “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico. Nitrogen, phosphorous and...

Who wins and who loses in MLB labor dispute?

For the first time since the mid-1990s, the MLB season will have regular-season games canceled over a labor dispute. Michael LeRoy, an expert...

Can pet dogs be infected with coronavirus?

On Feb. 6, a team led by pathobiology professor Ying Fang, a virologist at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, diagnosed a pet dog in Chicago...

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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...