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University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign: Public university in Illinois, U.S.
The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a public land-grant research university in Illinois in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana. It is the flagship institution of the University of Illinois system and was founded in 1867.

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Homemade face masks 'capable of preventing spread of Covid-19' [Video]

Homemade face masks 'capable of preventing spread of Covid-19'

Researchers from the University of Illinois discovered that a variety of different, breathable fabrics found in the home were just as effective at stopping nanoparticles from sneezes escaping into the..

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If you wish to improve your ability to concentrate, include avocado in your diet

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Study looks at biological enzymes as a source of hydrogen fuel

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Student, originally from Hyderabad, sexually assaulted, killed in Chicago

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University of Illinois Is Stifling NPR Reporting on Sexual Misconduct, Critics Say

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Students accuse former University of Illinois professor of sexual misconduct

Two former students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are accusing a former professor of sexual, physical and emotional abuse. They filed a complaint in federal court, claiming the..
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Illinois man gets life in prison for brutal rape and killing of Chinese scholar

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FBI investigating claims that Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying was accused killer Brendt Christensen’s 13th victim

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Trial begins in Chinese scholar slaying

Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar. (June 12)  
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