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Made Fest 2014 doubles in vendors, adds extra day

Coast to Coast Mobile Vintage Shop was one of 26 vendors at Made Fest's inaugural festival on Sept. 28, 2013. 
September 25, 2014

While Made Fest may have been a dash in last year’s Pygmalion Festival, this year it is a main ingredient. Nearly 50 vendors will line The Highdive Outdoor Annex with booths featuring vintage and handmade...

Healthy study habits let you balance social, academic life

Healthy study habits let you balance social, academic life
July 26, 2014

You know how to do this. You’ve done it since you were in grade school. You must know how to do it well if you are attending this University in the fall.  You know how to study.  But do you know how...

The man behind the trans fat ban

Fred Kummerow, emeritus professor of comparative biosciences, sits in his Urbana home, discussing his life's work of heart disease research and campaign to ban trans fats. On Nov. 7, the FDA announced its plan to ban the substance from all foods.
December 4, 2013

In Fred Kummerow’s home in Urbana, a small slate plaque reads “I am still learning.” Michelangelo recorded this quote when he was 87 years old. For Kummerow, who is 99, these are the words he has...

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