University of Illinois

University of Illinois confirms student case of meningitis

Students at the University of Illinois received a warning on Monday after a classmate was diagnosed with meningococcal meningitis. The student is a resident in Leonard Hall on campus, KMOV.com reported.<p>The university said in a news release on Saturday that the student was admitted to an Urbana …

Health

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — College students considering careers in fields like archaeology or geology that require extensive work at remote field sites might …

Research

Mantis shrimp eye inspires camera that senses colour and polarization

<b>Researchers have taken inspiration from the eye of the mantis shrimp to develop an ultra-sensitive camera that can sense colour and polarization.</b><p>The …

Engineering

The Decline of the Midwest's Public Universities Threatens to Wreck Its Most Vibrant Economies

And there could be far-reaching consequences for the national economy too.<p>Four floors above a dull cinder-block lobby in a nondescript building at the Ohio State University, the doors of a slow-moving elevator open on an unexpectedly futuristic 10,000-square-foot laboratory bristling with …

Photojournalism

U. of I. launches multibillion-dollar fundraising campaign

The University of Illinois is launching a multibillion-dollar fundraising campaign across its three campuses, university officials announced this month, a massive effort that continues a series of expansive planning moves in the wake of the state budget impasse.<p>The Urbana-Champaign campus seeks to …

College & University

Study to explore Illinois' energy future

The Illinois Commerce Commission has launched an 18-month study to explore the use of emerging technologies to improve the state's electric grid.<p>The …

Business

George Soros Funded A Study Of White Working-Class Voters Who Support Trump. Here’s What He Found

'The hope and change candidate in 2016'

Social Justice

Burglary as an Occupation

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Illinois to sell $6B of bonds to a skeptical market

Investor skepticism that Illinois can climb out of a deep fiscal hole will loom over the state's $6 billion sale of tax-exempt bonds into the U.S. municipal market set to start next week.<p>The fifth-largest U.S. state will have to demonstrate that it is willing and able to address long-term issues, …

Bruce Rauner

What Jaguars owner Khan said today on Trump, NFL owners and a $20 minimum wage

The billionaire and University of Illinois grad—who is also bringing 300 jobs to Chicago's Far South Side—spoke his mind at Crain's forum.

Jacksonville Jaguars

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Materials Science

Science Proves There’s No ‘Narcissism Epidemic’ Among College Students

The narcissism of millennials has been exhaustively inventoried by the media. Pick a major outlet and you can find an article about the group that a Time magazine cover story deemed the “Me, Me, Me Generation” in 2013. The primary pieces of evidence forwarded in the court of public opinion are the …

Narcissism

Emily Bolger

Commited<p>Power Index<p>Illinois rank IL rank<p>2018 rank<p>I love the positive energy from the team and coaches. I am so excited to be part of the team and I …

Swimming

Man accused of killing Chinese scholar facing tougher charge

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A man accused of abducting and killing of a University of Illinois scholar from China is going to be arraigned on new charges.<p>Federal court records show that 28-year-old Brendt Christensen is scheduled to appear before a judge Wednesday afternoon. He previously was charged …

Crime

The striking new evidence that expanding health coverage reduces crime

<i>This is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America’s health care debate. Like what you’re reading? Sign up to</i> <i>get VoxCare in your inbox here</i><i>.</i><p>It seems like we spend all of our time debating whether health insurance actually improves people's …

Health Care

Millennials May Not Be Such Narcissists After All

New research finds recent college students are no more self-absorbed than their predecessors.With each new generation, Americans are growing more …

University of California

China’s Wind Information targets US universities in hunt for AI talent

Wind Information, China’s Bloomberg-like financial data services provider, plans to kick off a recruitment drive in the United States, as more tech …

Artificial Intelligence

11 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn’t a set recipe …

Parenting

13 Free Courses on Social Media Marketing

Building a successful social media marketing strategy for your business takes careful planning, and a lot of trial and error. Get help developing …

Social Media Marketing

Without archives on site, how will Obama Center benefit area students, scholars?

Once the Obama Presidential Center is constructed, it will have a children’s play garden, sledding hill, green spaces for picnics and outdoor gatherings, basketball courts and even a recording studio, officials have said.<p>But what the space won’t have is all of former President Barack Obama’s …

University of Chicago

10 of the best life hacks from life's best hackers

You may have thought you had all you needed, but think again. We heard from leaders in the tech world to find out what has been getting them the most …

Lifehacks

University of Illinois leads $25M military initiative

The University of Illinois is leading a $25 million initiative to develop an "internet of battlefield things."<p>Officials say the initiative aims to …

Business

75 per cent of honey samples contain pesticide, study finds

Even honey from the island paradise of Tahiti had the chemical.<p>That demonstrates how pervasive a problem the much-debated pesticide is for honeybees, …

Bees

3 Chicago Hospitals Team Up to Study Emergency Care

The University of Illinois at Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the University of Chicago Medicine will team up to conduct clinical trials …

Health Care

4 Types of Couples (And Which One Is Most Likely to Stay Together)

Do you fight like cats and dogs, only to kiss and make up—are you thoughtful and focused on each other’s needs?<p>By studying 376 couples in their …

Marriage

Algorithms Supercharged Gerrymandering. We Should Use Them to Fix it

A new suite of open source redistricting software can help citizens reclaim democracy.<p>Today, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for <i>Gill v. Whitford</i>, in which the state of Wisconsin will argue that congressional redistricting practices are not subject to judicial oversight. At the core of …

Democracy

$1M Grant Going Towards Research To Fight Opioid Crisis

<b>CHICAGO (CBS)</b> — A Springfield researcher is looking into ways to fight the opioid crisis with help from a $1 million federal grant.It’s not just a …

Opioid Crisis

New machine evaluates soybean at harvest for quality

When a field of soybeans is ready to harvest, speed is of the essence. But harvesting grinds to a halt every time the combine operator has to climb …

Agriculture

Shah to deliver Design Dialogues Speakers Series lecture October 27

Nishant Shah will deliver the fourth lecture in the Design Dialogues Speakers Series on Friday, October 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the …

Education

High school students to host gubernatorial primary debate Wednesday

An upcoming debate for the 2018 gubernatorial primary is being put on by an unlikely group — high school students.<p>Seven Democratic candidates were invited to Wednesday’s event, which will be a first for Whitney Young Magnet High, school officials said.<p>Senior Jeremy Liskar, 17, who came up with the …

Education