blog posts$10,000 reward available for information that helps find Illinois visiting scholar Yingying ZhangJun 19, 2017 11:30 am2 views Chicago Tribune (June 18) Zhang, 26, was last seen near the north end of campus June 9.100 degrees forecast for World Series game one: How does that effect pitching?Oct 23, 2017 10:00 am2 views The research of Illinois professor emeritus Alan Nathan indicates that a batted ball may be expected to travel an additional 3.3 feet for every 10 degrees of added temperature100+ researchers have taken a U of I workshop for genomics researchers, Indigenous communitiesFeb 17, 2020 1:15 pm0 views Washington Post (Feb. 16) 'Having better science isn’t just about keeping science in the ivy tower of academia; science is about helping communities,' says program founder, genomic researcher Ripan Malhi100-year-old Tuskegee airman from Bethesda returns to the sky for his birthdayDec 9, 2019 1:45 pm14 views WTOP (Dec. 6) - Drafted when he was a sophomore at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Charles E. McGee is one of nine living Tuskegee pilots who flew combat missions.$10.8 million apartment, retail complex proposed for the U. of I.’s Research ParkJul 14, 2016 1:45 pm1 views Chicago Inno (July 12) The mixed use three-story building would include 16 one- and two-bedroom apartments, as well as four extended-stay studio apartments, with room for retail, restaurants and office space.10 scientists to watch: Rodríguez-López designs batteries for a sustainable energy futureSep 26, 2018 3:00 pm10 views Science News (Sept. 26) – 'We design new ways of looking at materials, and we design better materials,' says Illinois professor Joaquin Rodriguez-Lopez12 wheelchair racers from Illinois, including six women, represent the U.S. in RioSep 8, 2016 10:30 am1 views ESPN (Sept. 6) It’s the program's largest delegation, and accounts for about 20 percent of the total U.S. track and field team.$14.5 billion in relief payments help farmers weather Trump’s trade war with ChinaSep 3, 2019 1:30 pm0 views WGLT-FM (Sept. 3) 'To the average person, that strikes them as a lot of money, and it is,' says Illinois agricultural economist Scott Irwin. 'But it’s not making farmers wealthy right now.'150 years after Lincoln assassination, massive online archive goes liveApr 10, 2015 9:45 am0 views Computerworld (Framingham, Mass., April 10) - The Papers of Abraham Lincoln, a massive online archive has gone live containing 99,525 documents, is a joint digitization project sponsored by the University of Illinois.25 years ago, two Illinois graduate students created the first popular web browser: MosaicJan 24, 2018 12:15 pm3 views ZDNet (Jan. 23) Because Mosaic was fast and enabled people to see images within pages, it quickly gained fans. It also popularized icons, bookmarks, and a more attractive interface27,000-year-old fossil reveals what life was like for a giant ground slothFeb 28, 2019 12:00 pm11 views USA Today (Feb. 27) 'This supports the idea that the sloths had a diverse diet, (which) helps explain why they were so widespread and why they lasted so long. It's likely because they were highly adaptable,' says Professor Lisa Lucero3-D printer manufacturer promises “more innovations” later in the year...Jan 6, 2016 3:30 pm1 views Tech Times (Jan. 5) - ...including an online 3-D printing course created in collaboration with the Makerlab at Illinois. 41 states lack regulations requiring buffer zones to protect young children from pesticide driftJan 26, 2018 1:30 pm1 views Morris Herald-News (Jan. 26) 'We say you need to be very cautious spraying around noncrop areas, be aware of wind speed and direction,' says Illinois Extension's Dennis Bowman55 years of Dial-A-CarolDec 7, 2015 11:30 am2 views Call this number and a live person will sing you any Christmas song, 24/7. Really.64-million-atom simulation reveals life of protein cage that carries HIV through the bodyJul 20, 2017 3:30 pm1 views Daily Mail (London, July 20) - Sheds light on several properties that dictate how the virus senses its environment and makes its way to the nucleus of a cell94 percent of MBA grads from three Illinois universities find employment within three monthsJan 8, 2016 11:00 am1 views ChicagoInno (Jan. 7) - Illinois, University of Chicago-Booth and Northwestern University are among the top 20 MBA programs for postgraduate employment Abortion in Chicago was always practiced regardless of legality, but safety varied widelyOct 17, 2016 12:30 pm0 views Leslie Reagan, a historian and an Illinois professor who wrote “When Abortion Was a Crime” about the history of abortion in Chicago.Abortion was illegal in every state for nearly 100 years. That doesn't mean there were no abortionsJun 17, 2019 4:00 pm0 views Back Story (June 14) Illinois history professor Leslie Reagan says what the bans accomplished was making it much harder for women to find proper care.About 30% of adults don't enough sleep for optimal health. Optimistimism could help.Aug 9, 2019 4:15 pm8 views Illinois professor Rosalba Hernandez finds that optimists tend to sleep better, building on previous studies that suggested optimists have better cardiovascular health.A cold St. Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin featured the Marching IlliniMar 19, 2018 12:30 pm26 views Irish Times (March 17) Cheerleaders from the U. of I.’s Marching Illini huddled together for warmth. “It should be okay when we’re moving,” says Caitlin GrantActivists say Kavanaugh confirmation might 'fuel the fire' for upcoming Women's MarchOct 10, 2018 1:15 pm1 views Chicago Tribune (Oct. 10) Calling this a 'transitional moment' in history, Illinois professor Lesley Wexler considers the women’s marches and Kavanaugh hearings all intersectedAd Council’s challenge: Persuade skeptics to believe in COVID vaccinesNov 23, 2020 11:45 am26 views New York Times (Nov. 23) A COVID vaccine marketing plan must persuade people that the treatment is safe and effective while also providing practical instructions, says Illinois professor Dolores Albarracin.Addition of reactive silicate rocks to soil can boost crop production, limit the CO2 releaseFeb 20, 2018 12:30 pm6 views United Press International (Feb. 19) Illinois researcher Stephen Long says reactive silicate rock would do the same job as crushed limestone, but also help capture CO2 from the atmosphereA defeat at the Supreme Court has emboldened more teachers organizations to strikeJan 9, 2019 4:00 pm0 views CNBC (Jan. 9) 'The educational sector is rife with deep grievance and frustration, but there’s now a sense that you can actually win,' says Illinois labor professor Robert BrunoAdvertisers started using women who didn't look like 'models' in the early 2000s, but...Feb 22, 2016 11:00 am1 views New York Times (Feb. 21) - “YouTube, selfies and everyone being a media creator are helping to change what we see,” says Illinois advertising professor Michelle NelsonAffordable housing among striking Chicago teachers’ demandsOct 22, 2019 11:45 am1 views Associated Press (Oct. 21) Illinois labor expert Robert Bruno knows of no other cities where the issue has pushed its way into contract negotiations. 'Teacher unions around the country are watching this very closely,'A fifth grade teacher fired for confronting a school bully?May 19, 2015 11:30 am1 views Yahoo! News (May 18) - Illinois professor and bullying expert Dorothy Espelage says publicly confronting the bully is exactly what teachers should be doing.African American gun ownership is up, and so is warinessJul 12, 2016 12:30 pm3 views Mother Jones (July 12) A 2015 study by researchers at Illinois found that people will shoot at images of armed black men more quickly than images of armed men of other racesAfrican-Americans' breast cancer survival rates linked to poverty, lack of access to health careJun 11, 2018 2:15 pm0 views WNIJ-FM (June 1) If you’re living in poor neighborhood conditions, it’s going to have a negative effect on your outcomes or the stage at which you're diagnosed, says doctoral student Brandi Patrice SmithAfter an early delay, Illinois farmers are catching up on spring plantingMay 14, 2018 1:00 pm3 views The Pantagraph (May 14) - According to agricultural economists at Illinois, the crop weather model produces an estimate that the average soybean yield is decreased by 0.05 bushels per acre for each percentage of the crop that is planted after May 25.