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UChicago doctor on COVID-19 warns: ‘This virus is unforgiving’

Emily Landon explains why staying at home is crucial to protecting everyone An infectious diseases expert at University of Chicago...

How coronavirus could impact futures of students entering high school, college

School closures prompted by the coronavirus pandemic have sent families scrambling for solutions—balancing their work schedules with childcare and their children’s needs...

Number of Americans concerned about coronavirus spikes, AP-NORC poll finds

As the scope of the global outbreak of COVID-19 continues to grow, Americans are increasingly worried about a possible infection from the...

During coronavirus, plunging power demand could signal economic woes

With Americans largely self-isolating amid concerns about COVID-19, some of the hardest hit areas are already seeing electricity demand begin to weaken....

University of Chicago transitioning to remote learning for Spring Quarter

The following message was sent March 12 to members of the UChicago community:

UChicago scientists push the boundaries between materials and machines

A group of University of Chicago scientists are testing the boundaries between machines and materials. Blurring these lines, they claim, could enable...

Struggling to fill out your ballot? How one startup is trying to help

When Aviva Rosman decided to run for local office in 2014, she got in touch with a friend from the University of...

Paul Krugman warns: We’re in a worse position than before the financial crisis

In his columns for The New York Times, Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman doesn’t pull any punches. He has called his intellectual opponents hypocrites, cynics and liars—and...

Feeding 10 billion people on Earth is possible—and sustainable, scientists say

People have worried about overpopulation on Earth for centuries, and climate change has only recently accelerated that fear. But a new study found that feeding...

Otis W. Brawley, SB’81, MD’85, to deliver Class Day address during Convocation

Distinguished cancer researcher Otis W. Brawley, SB’81, MD’85, has been named the invited speaker for the University of Chicago’s June 12 Class...

Exhibition upends traditional representations of Native American cultures

Apsáalooke warriors began their training as children. To prepare for battle, the boys of the tribe practiced what they called “counting coup”...

A 3D-printed pot that talks? How an artist injects life into archaeology

Afiberglass grid scattered with flower petals. A galvanized steel rod, partially taken over by a tree. A playfully ornate pot that seems...

Anouncement

[Illinois] Graduates for August and December 2019, Dean’s List honorees named

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign announced Dean’s List honorees and graduates for the fall semester 2019, as well as those who...

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...