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2011-05-11 13:38:25

As children enter middle school, their engagement in school often declines and so does their achievement. A new longitudinal study looked at students in the United States and in China"”two countries likely to have considerably different ideas about adolescence"”to find that children who feel more responsible to their parents stay engaged in school and perform better. The study was conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Chinese University of...

2011-05-05 00:00:32

Get closer than ever before to the natural world's most highly coveted and valued gems and jewels with an alluring new app book from Touch Press. Champaign, IL/London, UK (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 The University of Chicago Press and Touch Press in collaboration with The Field Museum are proud to announce that Gems and Jewels for iPad is now available on the App Store. The Gems and Jewels app is a dazzling adaptation of the printed book Gems and Gemstones: Timeless Natural Beauty of the...

2011-03-10 09:00:00

DALLAS, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Riding on the continued success of its Greyhound Express(TM) service, Greyhound today announced it is expanding its premium service from Chicago to two new Midwest markets, Champaign, Ill. and St. Louis, effective March 22. Tickets go on sale today at www.mygreyhoundexpress.com, and for a limited time, Greyhound is offering $1 fares on all Express schedules between Chicago, Champaign and St. Louis for travel March 22 until April 5, with no advance...

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2010-11-13 06:46:41

A five-year, $5 million grant will create a center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to put research ethics resources at the fingertips of researchers nationwide The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recently taken definitive steps to ensure that the science and engineering community has valuable resources at its disposal to make informed, ethical, responsible decisions in research projects and professional practices. After soliciting feedback from the community, NSF has...

2010-11-09 10:47:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Professional Services has finalized the merger of ASD Architects and HDC Engineering, divisions of the Champaign based Devonshire Group. The merger will create a stronger, more diversified company, combining the private sector experience of the Devonshire Group with the specialty services and extensive municipal project experiences of MSA. MSA Professional Services currently operates 14 offices in the four Midwestern states of Illinois,...

2010-11-08 16:11:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today announced it is adding another daily round-trip flight between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and the University of Illinois' Willard Airport (CMI) in Champaign, Ill., beginning Feb. 10. The new service will be operated with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets. "We're delighted to increase our service from Champaign to American's cornerstone hub in Chicago," said Gary...

2010-09-28 13:20:00

Immediate, Expert Analysis Available Regarding Counties and Places in the Midwest, Illinois, and Chicago Area CHICAGO, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau released new local information on income, poverty rates, and health insurance coverage from the American Community Survey on Tuesday, September 28. The Social IMPACT Research Center has done the analysis for you, creating a series of fact sheets that include a 2009 snapshot and trend over time analysis. Some...

2010-07-14 06:50:00

LAS VEGAS, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-platinum recording artist Pauli Carman has switched gears from writing/producing his current project to record "MERCY," his rendition of the provocative environmental anthem hit "Mercy, Mercy Me" recorded originally by the late singer Marvin Gaye. Gaye wrote and released this eerily prophetic tune for the landmark album "What's Going On" almost forty years ago. Carman was inspired and irresistibly compelled to record "MERCY" as he followed the daily...

2010-06-02 06:45:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Many young Midwestern girls dream of fame, fortune and lives far away from the perceived doldrums of their daily lives, even if they come from privilege. The Countess and the Mob (published by iUniverse) by Maureen Hughes follows the fascinating tale of the Countess Marajen Stevick Chinigo as she goes from small town heiress to international jet setter and the dark secrets she acquires on the way. Marajen Stevick was born to a Midwest family of...

2010-05-03 06:07:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cazoodle is pleased to announce the launch of its Vacation Rental vertical search destination at Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco. The service is powered by Cazoodle's revolutionary structured data extraction technology. Cazoodle's Vacation Rental search service is your one-stop solution for vacation rentals, allowing you to find the most up to date information on deals for housing condos, apartments and beds & breakfast inns across the United...


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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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