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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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  • Summer reading: Larry Doyle on the classics

     
    Larry Doyle, author of the runaway coming-of-age hit "I Love You, Beth Cooper" is coming back to shelves with another tale of high school agony and hilarity, "Go, Mutants!" It feels a bit like a fifties b-movie mashup, with aliens......
  • Eco architect Stacey Hooper's designs reflect her values

     
    In a day and age of “social responsibility,” “corporate consciousness” and “green values,” a lot of folks talk the talk. Eco architect Stacey Hooper walks the walk. Hooper, who has collaborated on such projects as the...
  • Soldiers who suffer traumatic brain injuries need calories and extra protein fast, report says

    Soldiers who suffer traumatic brain injuries need calories and extra protein fast, report says
    Soldiers who suffer a traumatic brain injury should be fed at least half their normal calories and higher-than-normal levels of protein within 24 hours of injury, according to a new report released Wednesday from the Institute of Medicine. The report...
  • Stress in trauma's wake: Genes play a major role

    Stress in trauma's wake: Genes play a major role
    Ten years after terrorists hijacked four American jetliners and killed nearly 3,000 people, there's growing evidence that people with a previous history of depression, or who have been traumatized before, are far more vulnerable to developing post-...
  • The Unreal World: 'Carnage' and child bullying

    The Unreal World: 'Carnage' and child bullying
    "Carnage" SBS Productions U.S. release: Dec. 16 The premise Ethan Longstreet (Eliot Berger), age 11, has formed a gang at his Brooklyn school but has excluded classmate Zachary Cowan (Elvis Polanski), also age 11. When Zachary confronts him, Ethan...
  • Pipe Dreams

    "The question you're always asked is, 'Is opera still relevant?' " says handsome young tenor on the rise Joseph Kaiser. Despite his amiable temperament, he seems peeved by the frequently posed query. And why not? Singers like Kaiser and star baritone...
  • Writer David Foster Wallace found dead

    Writer David Foster Wallace found dead
    David Foster Wallace, the novelist, essayist and humorist best known for his 1996 novel "Infinite Jest," was found dead Friday night at his home in Claremont, according to the Claremont Police Department. He was 46. Jackie Morales, a records clerk at the...
  • Media monoliths muddying markets?

    Today, Reynolds and McChesney address media consolidation. Previously, they debated the future of airwave regulation, newspaper viability, the state of contemporary news media and the value of traditional journalism. Old media matter By Robert W....
  • Luis Leal dies at 102; scholar of Mexican, Chicano and Latin American literature

    Luis Leal dies at 102; scholar of Mexican, Chicano and Latin American literature
    Luis Leal, an internationally recognized scholar of Mexican, Chicano and Latin American literature who was one of the founders of the field of Chicano literary studies, has died. He was 102. Leal, a professor of Chicano studies at UC Santa Barbara,...
  • Mark Shepherd Jr. dies at 86; former chairman of Texas Instruments

    Mark Shepherd Jr., a former Texas Instruments Inc. chairman who helped convert the company into an electronics giant during his 40-year career, died Feb. 4 of complications from pulmonary fibrosis at his ranch in Quitman, Texas. He was 86. Shepherd...
  • Suddenly, the bees are simply vanishing

    The dead bees under Dennis vanEngelsdorp's microscope were like none he had ever seen. He had expected to see mites or amoebas, perennial pests of bees. Instead, he found internal organs swollen with debris and strangely blackened. The bees' intestinal...