University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: News

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: News

  • 9/4/2014
    Illinois considers rule changes on fracking
  • 9/2/2014Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences writer Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences by Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences published by Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences
    Obesity is associated with many health risks, including heart disease and diabetes, but University of Illinois researchers have found a possible way to mitigate one often-overlooked risk: not buckling up in the car.
  • 9/2/2014Dusty Rhodes writer Dusty Rhodes by Dusty Rhodes published by Dusty Rhodes
    There’s no such thing as a good place to have a natural disaster, nor has there ever been an appropriate site to release toxic pollutants. But scientists have long recognized that some areas can handle such catastrophes better than others. As early as the 1970s, they used socioeconomic data from the U.S. Census to develop a tool called the Social Vulnerability Index, known as SoVI, to gauge the likely resilience of different communities.
  • 8/28/2014Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor writer Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor published by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor
    States with right-to-work laws “free ride” on the higher tax revenues generated by workers in collective bargaining states, says a new study from a University of Illinois labor expert.
  • 8/28/2014
    The complicated equations that underlie tax inversions