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‘India front and center’

Director Tariq Thachil of the Center for Advanced Study of India discusses his current work, the balance between research and teaching, and...

Certain coping strategies can help offset pandemic’s mental health hits

The early days of the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to negative mental health effects for many in the U.S., according to new Penn...

VIEWS OF DISABILITY, DEAFNESS

Jaipreet Virdi was living and teaching in Canada, where she had grown up and earned her doctorate in the history of science,...

New treatments for deadly lung disease could be revealed by 3D modeling

A 3D bioengineered model of lung tissue built by University of Michigan researchers is poking holes in decades worth of flat, Petri...

Trans young adults risk homelessness, racism when migrating in search of gender affirmation, safety

Young transgender adults often relocate to cities like San Francisco where they feel safer and have access to adequate health care, but...

Loneliness doubled among older adults in early months of COVID-19, U-M poll shows

Staying close to home and avoiding crowded places can help older adults reduce their risk of COVID-19. But a new national poll...

A look inside a HyFlex classroom: How blending remote and face-to-face instruction helps students, instructors succeed

Weeks before Purdue University made the shift to remote learning last spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nathan Mentzer, an associate professor...

A simple tweak to increase vaccine protection

Adjuvants are a key ingredient of many modern vaccines, working to unleash an immune response that helps protect the body from disease....

Assessing constitutional and legal challenges for the 2020 election

A panel of 10 experts spoke at a virtual symposium at the Penn Carey Law School about the challenges facing the presidential...

The Medical Minute: How COVID-19 has affected organ donation

In 2019, surgeons across the U.S. performed a record high number of organ transplant procedures (39,719), according to the United Network for Organ...

Testing the deceased could provide additional surveillance methods during pandemic, study shows

Testing for the coronavirus on those who have died could supplement other forms of surveillance and serve as a possible early outbreak...

Why a 19th-century bank failure still matters

In 1865, Congress set up a bank for newly emancipated Black Americans to help accelerate their economic empowerment. The Freedman’s Savings and...

Anouncement

[Champagin] C-U PRIDEFEST Sep. 25-27

Pride Fest is going virtual! Stay apart but rise united with LGBTQ+ community. Uniting Pride of Champaign County will be offering a full schedule...

COV-Course: A Free, Non-credit Course Open to Illinois Alumni

A new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign course, COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic, will offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of...

Illinois enrollment remains above 50,000

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s 2020 enrollment is 52,331, surpassing last year’s record of 51,196, a status administration officials...

[Urbana] Take a Child Outside Week September 18 – 27

National Take a Child Outside Week begins September 18. The week encourages adults to take their children outside to explore and discover...