Two-degree UI grad Kelvin Droegemeier, who led the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy during the Trump Administration, will join the faculty of the UI’s Department of Atmospheric Sciences and serve as a special advisor to the chancellor on science and policy.
Critics rarely concur on a product, but you’ll search far and wide to find a negative review of Google’s new Pixel 7a.
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Medical science makes rapid progress on human repairs. Wear out your hip? No problem!
Danville Area Community College is set to host 20 high schools and 170 competitors on Saturday as it hosts an IHSA esports sectional for the second year in a row.
The pride of Champaign County’s youth robotics team Ctrl-Z is a 123-pound, four-wheeled contraption with a prehensile arm. Next week, more than 30 of its student creators will join 600 teams in Houston for their equivalent of the Super Bowl.
Beware of ghost legacy brands. You may fondly remember names such as RCA, GE, Toshiba, Motorola and others. The original companies sold off their names decades ago as they dissolved, cast off consumer electronics divisions or went completely bankrupt.
"A wise person once told me (leaders) need to develop the hide of a rhinoceros. That was great advice-and particularly appropriate because I am a veterinarian, so I know first-hand just how tough a rhino hide can be."
How many residents of Champaign County have stable broadband internet access?
The Illinois Neurodiversity Initiative welcomed 11 students, all underclassmen with autism, ADHD, and other mental differences into its first cohort this academic year. Organizers plan to accept 15 students next fall — the deadline for those admitted to the UI to apply is April 15.
Typewriters. Eight-cylinder cars. Black-and-white TV. Daily airline flights between Champaign and St. Louis. Two-channel stereo receivers.
Up for approval at Thursday’s board of trustees meeting: A $15 million roof replacement for the Illini Union and a $7.2 million replacement of the Armory’s arch stucco and curtainwall.
Illini Esports, the student-run club featuring several competitive video gaming teams, is hosting its first ever invitational tournament at the University of Illinois’ premier indoor sports venue.
Wilbur Milhouse III — chairman and CEO of Milhouse Engineering and Construction, the largest African American-owned construction and engineering firm in the U.S. — will join the trustees, pending Illinois Senate approval.
What's next for the MTD's fleet of hydrogen-fueled zero-emissions buses? A new purchase is on the way.
Ssers can access such features as case search, court payments, legal forms, jury duty information, child support, court date alerts and more.
Looks like the VeoRides are back in C-U. Which gets more use: the electric scooters or bikes?
SPRINGFIELD — Lawmakers are considering a bill that would treat ride-share companies such as Uber and Lyft as “common carriers,” opening them up to the same level of liability as other forms of public transportation.
In the “Frazz” comic strip of March 10, the opening frame finds Frazz saying: “I like streaming music, but I wonder if radio was better.” He justifies this by mentioning possible new discoveries heard on the radio. On the same day this strip appeared, the website Ars Technica ran a story abo…
The DOE announced Friday that it’s investing $590 million over the next five years for its four Bioenergy Research Centers. More than $120 million will go to the UI-led CABBI.
The University of Illinois Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI) will receive more than $120 million from the Department of Energy through 2027 to continue researching ag-based energy alternatives.
The Teen Open Lab, rife with crafts and games, is the Urbana Free Library's pop-up space for afterschool hangouts. Facilitators say there's room for more.
“Ten years from now, ‘Meet me at the mammoth’ is going to be what people say,” said School of Earth, Society and Environment Director Bob Rauber.
Electric vehicles (EVs) garner the spotlight these days the way the conversion to digital (HDTV) television did 15 years ago.
With researchers from Northwestern University and the University of Chicago, University of Illinois faculty at the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Chicago will develop tiny, advanced sensors to understand human tissue at a cellular level.
“It can’t think creatively, it can’t make judgement calls — not yet anyway,” said Mendoza, who studies the intersection of technology and accounting. “It can’t do the complex tasks yet.”
What's to come of the Illinois Virtual Partnership with Schools? Learning content and tutoring resources for local schoolchildren, wrapped in the familiar guise of a social media platform, University of Illinois Chief of Staff Chris Span said.
Members of the Boy Scouts Troop #1310 in Champaign will race their remote-control contraptions against each other on Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club location on Park Street.
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