Illinois Professional Campaign Special COVID-19 Edition

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Illinois Professional Campaign Special COVID-19 Edition

During these unprecedented times, our university and employees are doing all they can to make our campus and community a better place. To recognize these contributions, we are focusing this special COVID-19 edition of the Illinois Professional Campaign’s digest series on units who are aiding in pandemic relief. Here are just a few of the many articles featuring our employees’ inspiring efforts.

Don't forget to visit this page for more information and updates about the impact of the COVID-19 virus on our university. 

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  • University of Illinois Partners with Carle Health and the State to Increase COVID-19 Testing

    Campuswide effort includes machines, personnel, and mass producing supplies.

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  • Community Engaged Scholars Group Launches to Meet Community Needs During COVID-19

    The CU Community Engaged Scholars—a 10-week summer scholars program matching University of Illinois students with community-based projects—was launched on June 1. The program uses an online platform to provide volunteer opportunities and track service hours. 

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  • C-U Community Resource Guide: COVID-19

    An organic guide to Champaign-Urbana community resources during the COVID-19 Pandemic—a collaborative effort between the School of Social Work Community Learning Lab (CLL) and UniPlace Christian Church. 

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  • Krannert Center Partners With Silverwood Neighbors For “Heart Kits”

    A collaborative initiative to provide care packages of food, supplies, and family activities to over 200 apartments in Urbana.

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  • Illini Equipment Putting Skills to Work for Local COVID Fight

    Trent Chesnut is part of a team of engineers, physicians, researchers, and designers from the University of Illinois and Carle Health who has developed and launched production of a face shield for health professionals responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • IBRL Hand Sanitizer Production Helps U of I Campus Return Safely

    When students and employees return to the campus this fall, safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 are critical. Thanks to Integrated Bioprocessing Research Lab, hand sanitizer and disinfectant will be in ample supply.

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