The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Ellie Guyette receives her first pediatric dose of the Pfizer vaccine on Saturday morning. Carle Health has begun to rollout COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11.

Carle Health begins COVID-19 vaccine rollout for children ages 5-11

Carle Health held its first COVID-19 vaccination clinic...

The new 7 Tesla MRI scanner will be used at Carle Health by Carle and University professionals to examine how the brain ages over a persons lifetime.

First Carle Health, University collaboration study to be run on new MRI scanner

By Madison Holcomb, Contributing Writer

Carle Health and the University are participating in...

The Abbott Power Plant stands at 1117 S. Oak St. in Champaign near the west end of campus. UI professor emeritus expresses environmental and safety concerns for the proposed location of the reactor.

New climate law has little impact on UI power

By Brendyn Jones, Staff Writer

On Sept. 15, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed...

Big Red, the first human MRI scanner sits on display in the Illinois MRI Exhibit at Beckman Institute on Wednesday afternoon. Late University faculty member Paul Lauterbur invented the machine in 1971, and the device recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.

Beckman Institute celebrates 50th anniversary of human MRI scanner

By Amrita Bhattacharyya, News Editor

In an old storage shed in Urbana, a piece of history...

The new Campus Instructional Facility, also known as the CIF, stands tall at 1405 W Springfield Avenue in Urbana, Illinois. New classrooms and study areas promote small group engagement which students can thrive in.

New Campus Instructional Facility opens for fall semester

By Alex Chang, Staff Writer

The Campus Instructional Facility opens for fall 2021...

Report highlights impacts of climate change in Illinois

Report highlights impacts of climate change in Illinois

By George Phelan, Staff Writer

The Nature Conservancy of Illinois released a report...

Dr. Rebecca Lee Smith poses for a professional headshot. Smith explained that false positive COVID-19 results are highly unlikely.

UI epidemiologist clears COVID-19 testing, research misconceptions

By Mia Ginocchi, Contributing Writer

The University’s COVID-19 research and testing efforts...

UI to replace Illinois Compass with Canvas as learning system

UI to replace Illinois Compass with Canvas as learning system

By Sophie Casaburi, Contributing Writer

The University of Illinois announced on Feb. 23 that...

Technology Services Interim Chief Information Officer Greg Gulick poses for a professional photo. Gulick passed away in February from COVID-19 and was an essential part of the SHIELD team.

UI updates COVID-19 dashboard following death of tech services leader 

By Mona Alrazzaq, Staff Writer

Greg Gulick, University of Illinois’ Interim Chief...

Illinois professor Christopher Byron poses for a professional headshot. Byron is leading a team that is trying to understand how COVID-19 saliva tests work on patients in the early stages of the virus.

UI collaborates with NIH to research optimal COVID testing method

By Chieh Hsu, Staff Writer

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 efficiently,...

Two Moderna COVID-19 vaccines wait to be used at the Church of the Living God on Feb. 20. The county has administered 80,079 dses of the vaccine.

New week’s vaccine appointments fill within hour

By Ethan Simmons, News Editor

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District opened...

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