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Padilla rings in New Year with Ivy ovation

Kayla Padilla and the women’s basketball team travelled to Hawaii for the New Year and returned to the mainland with their ninth and 10th wins...

The religious battle over birth control and the unpleasant motivation that fueled it

Concerns around sex and gender have divided American religious groups for more than a century, but sociologist Melissa Wilde wanted to understand which hot-button...

Self-awareness is the key to more effective team discussions

When we’re unsure of an answer to a question or need help solving a problem, we often turn to our coworkers for...

When automotive assembly plants close, deaths from opioid overdoses rise

Closing of local automotive assembly plants may lead to increases in deaths from opioid overdose, according to a study led by researchers...

Coral reef resilience

Mass coral-bleaching events, which occur when high ocean temperatures cause coral to expel the algae that dwell inside them, are a relatively...

How rituals shape our world

From graduations to wedding ceremonies, baby showers to retirement parties, our lives are ordered by a series of rituals. But how do...

Understanding how information flows into and out of Gitmo

The United States detention center at Guantánamo Bay Naval Base has a library for detainees that includes thousands of books. Noam Chomsky’s...

Equal health care for all: A philosopher’s answer to a political question

Should access to health care, especially in life-threatening situations, depend on whether you can afford it? Absolutely not, says Robert C. Hughes, Wharton...

‘An Atlas for the Green New Deal’

In September of 1962, President John F. Kennedy delivered a speech urging that the United States should “go to the moon … not...

New leadership at Fels Institute

The Fels Institute of Government has new faculty leaders, but many traditions are staying put, including the institute’s signature Public Policy in...

How we can put civility back into civic engagement

Arising tide of incivility threatens to drown America’s public discourse, a wave building from the dysfunction in the nation’s capital and washing...

Penn senior and a 2018 graduate receive Marshall Scholarship

University of Pennsylvania senior Christina Steele and 2018 graduate Erin Hartman have been named Marshall Scholars. Established by the British government, the...

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[Champaign] Two Dog Parks = Two Fobs

There are two dog park in the CU area.  The Urbana Park District's dog park is located on Perkins Road in northeast...

Chicago Auto Show

About the Show Dates & Times February 8-17, 202010 a.m. - 10 p.m (8...

CHINESE NEW YEAR IN CHICAGO

Year of the Rat, Jan. 24 – Feb. 9 Ring in the Chinese New Year in Chicago! The city...

Champaign County Area Restaurant Week 2020

Jan 24, 2020 (12:00 AM) - Feb 01, 2020 (11:59 PM) Join us for this nine-day celebration of local food and drink! Participating restaurants will...