University of Illinois

9 traps you fall into that limit your happiness

Almost every action we take in life is aimed at achieving or maintaining “happiness” — that elusive state where we feel contentment, satisfaction, …

Self-improvement

Email Etiquette Tips to Make Sure You're Not Driving Your Colleagues Crazy

TYIA.<p>It’s not exactly news that we can bring our workplace stress home with us if we’re not careful about setting boundaries. But it’s still pretty …

Work Stress

Behind a factory, at the end of a stream, spotting the cave that now marks a geological age

The man who helped the geological scientists zero in on the little-known Mawmluh cave was Brian Karpran Daly. The 71-year-old is unanimously …

Meghalaya

Rudolph Marcus

Born on 21 July 1923 in Montreal, Rudolph Marcus is a Nobel Prize–winning chemist whose contributions to the theory of electron-transfer reactions …

Nobel Prize

Amanda Baker, Michael Mazur-Biuso

Amanda Sarah Baker and Michael Gregory Mazur-Biuso were married July 21 at Guastavinos, an events space in New York. Joan Brenner, a rabbinical chaplain, officiated.<p>The bride, 31, is the owner of Pilates with Amanda, a studio in New York, and the owner of ASB Photography, a lifestyle photography …

George Washington

A veteran chronicles 12 years spent exploring Gates of the Arctic National Park – and passes along some pointers

<b>Gates of the Arctic National Park: Twelve Years of Wilderness Exploration</b><p><i>By Joe Wilkins, Brown Books Publishing Group, 324 pages, 2018. $39.95</i><p>Far to …

National Parks

Study: Decrease In Local News Coverage Leads to Increase In Government Borrowing

Local news is endangered, that’s no revelation. While there’s debate about whether huge conglomerates and hedge funds gobbling up local newspapers …

University of Chicago

Love of athletics leads Steward to UAF bid

FAIRBANKS — Sterling Steward Jr. said that a person may ask him why a guy from the South might be interested in coming to Alaska?<p>The athletics …

HBCUs

Can Jihad Ward overcome shortcomings to prosper in Cowboys' defense?

Jul 21,2018<p>Jihad Ward is the prototypical low-risk, high-reward player the Dallas Cowboys like to add to their team. The club traded away second-year receiver Ryan Switzer to acquire the defensive tackle and he’s the second Oakland Raider in recent memory the team has pursued.<p>Unlike defensive end …

NFL

TDP member Galla Jayadev, who initiated debate

He is one the richest Indian politicians, having declared his assets at Rs 680 crore in 2014 election affidavit — he was elected from Guntur.<p>Written …

Andhra Pradesh

The surprising impact your snarky work email could have

The effects of email incivility at work don’t end after you hit send, according a recent study.<p>Your nasty work emails could have a lasting impact on …

Money

Are Great Illustrated Classics Great For Kids?

'The Time Machine' isn't very faithful, but the slimmed-down 'Moby Dick' might be useful.<p>There’s a bizarre song in Shirley Bogart’s Great Illustrated …

Literature

“There’s No Collusion”: Geology’s Timekeepers Are Feuding

“It’s a bit like Monty Python.”<p>“What the fuck is the Meghalayan?” asked Ben van der Pluijm, a geologist.<p>Whatever the Meghalayan is, we live in it now.<p>Earlier this week, the International Commission on Stratigraphy announced that the current stretch of geological time, the Holocene Epoch, would be …

Earth Science

The true connection between poverty and obesity isn’t what you probably think

How do we fight the intractable, devastating public health problem that is obesity?<p>It’s a conversation I’ve had many, many times, and invariably someone suggests that we have to fight obesity by fighting poverty. Increase the minimum wage, ensure decent housing, provide medical care. If we lift …

Serena Williams

Got the memo: International students face uncertain future under USCIS policy change

The changes happened quietly. To those who did notice, 11 pages of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) jargon clouded understanding with strands of red tape.<p>Andrea, a recent grad from Panama who did not want her last name used, pays close attention to immigration policy. Yet under a …

Immigration

Psychologists Looked In The Mirror … And Saw A Bunch Of Liberals

Here’s how this might affect their research.<p>When New York University psychologist Jonathan Haidt asked about a thousand attendees at the annual …

Psychology

Facebook flounders as referee in gray area of online comments

New York<p>Denying the Holocaust happened is probably OK on Facebook. Calling for a mob to kill Jews is not.<p>Mark Zuckerberg's awkward and …

Internet

FDA issues warning after synthetic marijuana tainted with rat poison sickens hundreds

Federal health officials are warning the public about a version of synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison that's caused uncontrolled bleeding in hundreds of people and killed several others who have ingested the tainted products.<p>The synthetic cannabinoid, sold under names such as Spice, K2 and …

Cannabis

Top Things You Need To Know When Looking For a Fitness Center

Share Knowledge With Women Worldwide<p>Connect and share knowledge with millions of women across 196 countries and 34,470 cities.<p>Post …

Texas

Interactions between water treatment reagents and biofilms in your plumbing | Nature Research Microbiology Community

The paper in <i>npj Biofilms and Microbiomes</i> is here: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41522-018-0058-1#Ack1<p>Biofilms are ubiquitously found in drinking …

Water

UIC's new program to create a pipeline of black and Latino male teachers

Jawaun Williams always felt a void growing up on the South Side, going to schools with a predominantly black student population.<p>When he graduated …

Education

IT Specialist Job Opening in Urbana, Illinois - ALA JobLIST | Jobs in Library & Information Science & Technology

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a comprehensive and major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research University-Extensive) …

College & University

The influence of black American music on Australian Indigenous musicians

When Indigenous jazz and blues singer Georgia Lee approached the microphone to sing Strange Fruit at the Sydney Town Hall in 1948, she was …

Entertainment (Australia)

UCF spin-off company hunts cure for Alzheimer's disease

More than three decades ago, when Dr. Kiminobu Sugaya was a young scientist in Japan, he made a calculation: If he became a neurosurgeon, treated as …

Dementia

GOP Lawmakers Grill Social Media Giants Over Alleged Censorship Of Conservatives, Again [VIDEO]

1:48 PM 07/20/2018<p>Republican lawmakers are not giving up their crusade against Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter over the alleged censorship of …

Social Media

NSF Announces Investment In Biobased Semiconductor Research

Article ByLynn L. BergesonBergeson & Campbell, P.C.Brag Biobased Products BlogOn July 16, 2018, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced a $12 …

Law

In a continent seemingly dry of pros, Kevin Anderson is an example to follow

Kevin Anderson made the final of Wimbledon, representing a continent that has never seen a big name in tennis for decades.<p>It was his second grand …

South Africa

News of the Wild

Crops need bee diversity, crows use tools and nature nurtures learning<p>Mark Wexler<br>• Animals<br>• Jun 01, 2018<p>Bee diversity benefits food crops—and people<p>In a …

Ecology

How sports and American politics made each other

In January 1942, as the United States committed itself fully to World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt decided that baseball, then the national …

U.S. Politics

Kane County 4-H Foundation Names 2018 Scholarship Recipients

Congrats to the local scholarship award winners.<p><b>From University of Illinois Extension:</b> The Kane County 4-H Foundation recently provided a total of …

College & University