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Urbana (Champaign, Illinois)

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  • Obama gets standing ovations at UC Irvine commencement

    Obama gets standing ovations at UC Irvine commencement
    President Obama on Saturday challenged the 2014 graduating class of UC Irvine to build on the legacy of the Orange County campus, which was among the first to show that man-made chemicals were harming the atmosphere. Speaking to more than 30,000 in...
  • Barack Obama challenges UC Irvine grads to join climate-change fight

    Barack Obama challenges UC Irvine grads to join climate-change fight
    President Obama on Saturday challenged the 2014 graduates of UC Irvine to build on the legacy of their Orange County campus, which was among the first to show that man-made chemicals were harming the atmosphere. Speaking to more than 30,000 in...
  • More health insurers line up for 2015 Illinois exchange

    Eight insurance companies are seeking approval to sell 504 health plans next year on the Illinois health insurance exchange, a noteworthy increase from 2014, the state said Thursday. The surge in interest in the Illinois exchange allays widespread...
  • Audiologist drawn to the field because of grandfathers' hearing loss

    By Marcella Kreiter As a pre-med student at the University of North Dakota, audiologist Marie Vetter was flipping through a course catalog when she came across the section on Communication Sciences and Disorders. She spotted an introductory course on...
  • Bill and Willie Geist on 'Good Talk, Dad'

    Bill and Willie Geist on 'Good Talk, Dad'
    In their alternately affectionate and raucous joint memoir, "Good Talk Dad: The Birds and the Bees ... and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have," network news personalities Bill and Willie Geist riff and reminisce about their lives thus far as one of...
  • Partners start hashing out details of Chicago's Digital Lab for Manufacturing

    Partners start hashing out details of Chicago's Digital Lab for Manufacturing
    The University of Illinois doesn’t often buddy up with the University of Iowa, just as Rolls-Royce doesn’t often volunteer to hold hands with General Electric. But that’s exactly the kind of scenario the Digital Lab for Manufacturing --...
  • Biking improvements planned this summer for Highland Park

    Biking improvements planned this summer for Highland Park
    Bicycling enthusiasts in Highland Park can look forward to trail and sidewalk improvements this summer, as the city continues working on its 18-year plan to improve biking and walking paths. Eventually, Highland Park is hoping to be considered a...
  • Analysts blame cheap food for obesity across all groups

    Our food is cheap – perhaps too cheap, if you look at the intersection of economics and obesity. Researchers have found that obesity hits all groups of Americans – those with more money and education and those with less. That, and some other...
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  • Iraq veteran from Lemont dies in crash hours before graduation

    Iraq veteran from Lemont dies in crash hours before graduation
    Paul Davidson III was just hours away from receiving his degree in architecture from the University of Illinois when he was killed Friday night in a traffic accident. Davidson, 30, originally of Lemont, was riding his motorcycle down an Urbana street...
  • UM supercomputer to boost complex research

    UM supercomputer to boost complex research
    Researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park need more than a laptop, a room of standard servers or even a supercomputer dubbed Deepthought to tackle research exploring Saturn's rings, the earliest galaxies, fire dynamics and drug-resistant...