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Illinois is one of only two public schools to make the top 10 list for alumni members of this years’ Forbes 30 Under 30...

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign is one of only two public schools to make the top 10 institutions attended by the most members of the...

Study: ‘Value instantiation’ key to luxury brands’ embrace of corporate social responsibility

Luxury brands and corporate social responsibility initiatives make for unlikely bedfellows – the former with their self-enhancement values, the latter with its...

New compounds block master regulator of cancer growth, metastasis

Scientists have developed new drug compounds that thwart the pro-cancer activity of FOXM1, a transcription factor that regulates the activity of dozens...

Illinois student’s puzzle to appear in The New York Times

University of Illinois student Adam Aaronson created Saturday’s crossword puzzle in The New York Times to include several interesting and fun words...

For CRISPR, tweaking DNA fragments before inserting yields highest efficiency rates yet

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — University of Illinois researchers achieved the highest reported rates of inserting genes into human cells with the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing...

Caffeine may offset some health risks of diets high in fat, sugar

A new study in rats suggests that caffeine may offset some of the negative effects of an obesogenic diet by reducing the...

Single-molecule detection of cancer markers brings liquid biopsy closer to clinic

A fast, inexpensive yet sensitive technique to detect cancer markers is bringing researchers closer to a “liquid biopsy” – a test using...

Illinois ranks No. 1 global destination for international students, leader in international education

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the top public university in the country for international students and scholars, according to data...

Study: Healthy diet may avert nutritional problems in head, neck cancer patients

At least 90% of head and neck cancer patients develop symptoms that affect their ability or desire to eat, because of either...

Paper: Cultural variables influence consumer demand for private-label brands

New research co-written by a University of Illinois expert in consumer behavior and global marketing explores why certain segments of consumers prefer...

Experts review evidence yoga is good for the brain

Scientists have known for decades that aerobic exercise strengthens the brain and contributes to the growth of new neurons, but few studies...

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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...