Middle Fork Forest Preserve, a site that is becoming known for it's "astro-tourism", is seeking an official Dark Sky designation.
Tish explores Michael Munroe's journey as a graduate student and how he might discover treatments for a huge problem facing the global aging population.
Nidhi explores how University Dining strives for sustainability in their food sourcing practices.
Loud noises and cheerful screams coming from Noyes? It could only be the annual Holiday Magic Chemistry Demonstration Show! Scott snapped some photos of the action last week.
Tish looks at Kali Serrano's work in polymer chemistry and how it is changing surfaces.
Tish dives into the work of Julio Serrano, a scientist set to find a cure for Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1.
Ever wonder what the thousands of scientists on campus do? Tish is launching a new column to give you the inside scoop on scientific research in Urbana-Champaign.
Julie chats with Smile Politely writer and Ph.D student Anna about being a finalist in the National Geographic contest "Chasing Genius."
Sara experienced local plant life with Matt Candeias from In Defense of Plants.
Anna checks out LabEscape in downtown Urbana, an escape room that offers a unique twist to the concept - using science to unlock clues and solve puzzles in order to figure your way out.
Saturday's March for Science in Washington, D.C. is expected to bring out tens of thousands. March for Science: Champaign-Urbana is one of 514 satellite marches around the world.
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