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Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock defeats Republican Herschel Walker in Georgia runoff

ATLANTA – Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock has won a full term in the U.S. Senate, defeating Republican football legend Herschel Walker in...

NPR: The Deadly Heat Wave Is Triggering Dozens Of Wildfires In Western Canada

The entire village of Lytton in Canada's province of British Columbia was evacuatedafter a wildfire quickly took over the small town Wednesday.


A new center at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health seeks to examine how a person’s environment and social conditions...

BBC: Sarah Everard disappearance: Met Police officer arrested

A Metropolitan Police officer has been arrested over the disappearance of Sarah Everard in south London in a "serious and significant development".

CNN: McDonald’s is bringing back an old favorite to its menu after a customer revolt

New York (CNN Business)McDonald's has heard the complaints and is bringing back the fan-favorite Hi-C Orange drink after a nearly four-year absence...

At Candlelight Vigil, actor-author-activist Hill Harper urges Northwestern students to find their purpose

Hill Harper found his calling to work with the Innocence Project organically. Giving the annual Candlelight Vigil address hosted...

As veterans wait for service dogs, this researcher is giving them a voice through science

It’s not uncommon for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder to wait years for a service dog because of lengthy waiting lists.

Personal cold plasma ‘air curtain’ design for COVID-19 protection moves forward

The next generation of protective masks—under development at the University of Michigan—could harness the power of nonthermal, or cold, plasma into a...

Reuters: Juggling act: Tips for balancing remote work and home life in 2020

Any remote worker can tell you how office demands have invaded the home in 2020 and started creeping into every corner of...


[Urbana] FRESH Teen Hangout Zone

Friday, February 24, 3:30-6 pmAt Phillips Recreation Center: 505 W Stoughton Urbana, IL 61801Grades 6-12 Urbana Park District is...


Join the the University YMCA, Diversity & Social Justice Education, & local community organization for an Open House this Thursday!

[Urbana] Come see the best in local photography on display February 4 – 12

The winners in the Best in Show Photographic Print Competition will be on display at Lincoln Square February 4  - 12.

[Illinois] Student Engagement and Leadership Development (SELD) Internship 

SELD interns play a pivotal role in supporting student-focused and student-centered work at the University YMCA. After successful completion of the internship,...