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Will live broadcasts of oral arguments be a permanent fixture at the Supreme Court?

Editor’s note: Jason Mazzone is the Albert E. Jenner Jr. Professor of Law and the director of the Program in Constitutional Theory, History, and...

Making a homemade COVID mask? Study explains best fabric choices

Editor’s note: Health authorities believe COVID-19 spreads by the transmission of respiratory droplets, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends homemade...

Could Legionnaires’ bacteria lurk in idled buildings?

Editor’s note: Many businesses are closed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and some building managers have shut off water and...

NPR: Tony Allen, Afrobeat’s Foundational Drummer, Has Died At Age 79

Drummer Tony Allen has died at age 79. He is widely hailed as one of the founders of Afrobeat alongside his longtime...

What effect will COVID-19 have on consumer bankruptcies?

Are we likely to see a rash of consumer bankruptcies in the U.S. due to the COVID-19 pandemic?

Are bats to blame for the coronavirus crisis?

Generally, no, bats do not endanger people. Bats can be carriers of diseases such as coronaviruses and rabies, but these diseases are...

What’s new with the plague? More than you might think

Pandemics of the past are getting new attention and the plague of the 14th century was among the most consequential. Known as...

What drives us to blame the marginalized for epidemics?

Epidemics often bring a search for scapegoats, with anti-Asian harassment in the wake of COVID-19 the latest example. Likewise, ideas circulate that...

AP: `Am I going now to my execution?’ One doctor’s very long day

It was March 7, in the afternoon. Dr. Giovanni Passeri had just returned home from Maggiore Hospital, where he is an internist,...

How can researchers predict social behavior during pandemics to enhance public health policies?

Why is understanding people’s beliefs and cultural, economic and political factors important to making decisions on public health policies?

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?...

AP: Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73

John Prine, the ingenious singer-songwriter who explored the heartbreaks, indignities and absurdities of everyday life in “Angel from Montgomery,” “Sam Stone,” “Hello...

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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...