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Feeding our Kids celebrates 5 years in Champaign County
Feeding Our Kids, a local grassroots organization targeting food insecurity amongst youth in Champaign County, recently celebrated their 5-year anniversary.
Women and Ideas in Engineering: A long-awaited sequel
Laura Hahn and Angela Wolters, colleagues within the College of Engineering at UIUC, wrote a sequel to a 50-year-old book which highlights the extraordinary stories of women engineers from the state, throughout the decades.
Dr. Aimee Rickman is helping teens find a place in their communities
Dr. Aimee Rickman, joined by several local youth advocates, will be hosting a free teen workshop this weekend at the Urbana Free Library, as part of the Localization Allies Listening Tour.
Bringing six continents together in Champaign and Cairo
This past weekend the Subsistence Marketplaces Initiative sponsored its 7th biannual conference in Champaign, bringing together people from all over the world invested improving the lives of those living in low-income contexts.
University faculty and students lead immersion trip to Tanzania
The University of Illinois has unique connections in all parts of the world for research and scholarship. One of these connections is with the Maasai people of northern Tanzania. At the end of May, I traveled to Tanzania with other students and faculty to meet with local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and Maasai men and women.
C-U Public Health District garden gives back to the community
The Give Back Garden in Champaign offers fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables to anyone who needs them.
Students welcome breakout comedian Hasan Minhaj to campus
Anna was one of the lucky 1000 to see Hasan Minhaj last night, who came to campus as part of the Illini Union Board Spring Speaker Series.
Running the good race: Getting to know Jon Ebel
Jon Ebel is the only candidate local to C-U in the Democratic primaries for Congress this upcoming election week. Read more to learn about Ebel's unique life as a professor, ballet dancer, veteran, and politician.
Midwest Mandeng brings West African dancing and drumming to C-U
Midwest Mandeng, an annual festival celebrating the various art forms of West Africa will be held this weekend at various locations across Urbana.