CHAMPAIGN — The former News-Gazette building in downtown Champaign is reopening this weekend for an open house as its new owners explore how to turn the 109-year-old building into an innovation center.
Cue Bill Withers’ “Ain’t No Sunshine.”
This week's theme: One-of-a-kind acquisitions, big and small, that UI departments and colleges have made in recent years.
In a ransomware attack, a virus encrypts all the data on the machine it infects, and hackers then demand a ransom in exchange for unlocking it.
In less than two weeks, residents of Illinois’ mid-section will have to punch 10 digits rather than seven to complete a phone call thanks to the addition of an area code that’s been in the works for 20 years.
What are the benefits of having a multi-million-dollar, eight-vehicle “Doppler on Wheels” mobile radar and instrumentation facility? For answers, we turned to UI Atmospheric Sciences head Jeff Trapp, whose department just landed its biggest acquisition yet.
CHAMPAIGN — The concept was simple for Betsy Holder and Danielle Wilberg when they began the “Champaign-Urbana Covid Vaccine Outreach” Facebook page Jan. 23.
This week's guest: a three-degree UI grad who after 26 years on another Big Ten campus returned to to lead her alma mater's College of Applied Health Sciences as dean.
RANTOUL — Several local churches are offering free internet to students who don’t have access to it for their remote studies during the pandemic.
"I grew up in the city of Jaipur, in India. It’s nestled among 350-million-year-old hills and has tremendous architecture dating from the ‘new’ city of around 1700 AD to today’s post-modernist steel and glass buildings. Nothing really resembles that in C-U."
If you’ve been looking up in the evening over the last several months, you may have seen some rather bright objects in the southern sky.
I’m fully booked. My social calendar remains open, but my bookcases are packed like the rush hour Dan Ryan Expressway. Books are a passion, and we buy them faster than we can read them.
With technology going places only previously seen in the movies, we asked three professors: What’s the one AI-related innovation that might seem far-fetched now but could become reality by the turn of the decade?
Call it the Netflix effect. As increasing numbers of people stream entertainment from the internet rather than cable, they overtax their internet service provider (ISP).
Six heads of top-10 departments at the Grainger College of Engineering tell us about the one won’t-find-this-anywhere-else aspect of their corner of campus.
In the midst of rooting about routers, or routing for routers, the last column took a different route than promised. Several readers emailed asking us to get back on route.
A former editor offered excellent advice concerning this column. He opined that his 93-year-old grandmother should be able to understand it. However, you don’t have to be
Gov. J.B. Pritzker: “Today’s news puts the University of Illinois and the entire state of Illinois on the cutting edge of testing innovation on a national level. And let me just say to President Killeen, the state of Illinois looks forward to being your biggest customer.”