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Campus Conversation: Mari Anne Brocker Curry

It's one of the biggest transitions for students (and parents): college move-in day, scheduled this year for Aug. 23 at the University of Illinois.

What should you bring? How do you work out those roommate issues? And what's the best way to get through the day without a meltdown?

Science of popcorn among 16 topics at this year's UI Agronomy Day

SAVOY — You may know popcorn is Illinois' official snack food, but do you have any idea what makes the kernels pop?

The science behind popcorn is one of the topics being presented at this year's University of Illinois Agronomy Day, set for Thursday in Savoy.

Illinois Courts Commission reprimands Urbana appellate judge

URBANA — The Illinois Courts Commission has reprimanded an appellate judge from Urbana for using judicial resources to solicit paid lectures.

First UI med school class builds bridges between health, tech, engineering

URBANA — The path from college to medical school was a 10-year journey for Kenny Leung. For Kitan Akinosho, it's been five years. For Elizabeth Woodburn, a matter of months.

Pet Talk | Mosquitoes: Small but dangerous

UI College of Veterinary Medicine

Mosquito season is here. Not only are the bites inflicted by these flying pests itchy and annoying, they also carry the risk of disease for humans and animals alike. Veterinarians actively monitor, treat and seek solutions for diseases that affect human and animal health.

Top of the Morning, Aug. 13, 2018

The end of an era in Campustown nightlife brought out a lot of reminiscing this week.

After news broke Wednesday that Kam's, known as the "Home of the Drinking Illini," would be changing hands for the first time in 27 years, memories started flooding in on social media.

Getting Personal: Tori Exum

Each week, we offer a Q&A with a local personality. Today, Urbana resident Tori Exum, the senior manager for extra services at the University of Illinois, chats with The News-Gazette's Paul Wood. She has had many other roles, from the Optimist Club to public service to being a mom to lots of children.

Are you still a troop leader with the Girl Scouts?

Wired In: Mrinaal Mittal

Each week, staff writer Paul Wood talks with a high-tech difference-maker. This week, meet MRINAAL MITTAL, a University of Illinois senior pursuing degrees in computer science and innovation, leadership and engineering entrepreneurship, with minors in business and South Asian studies, and who has already created several startups.

Top of the Morning, Aug. 10, 2018

Big Ten Network has put the conference's coaches to work in an effort to end a stalemate with Comcast.