Illinois coach Brad Underwood discusses signing Class of 2017 four-star prospect Mark Smith. The 6-foot-5 guard out of Edwardsville was the Illinois Mr. Basketball winner and 2017 News-Gazette All-State Player of the Year.
University of Illinois geology professor Patricia Gregg's class performed a 'Trashcano' experiment on Tuesday morning to simulate a massive eruption. The eye-catching show took place near Huff Hall in Champaign.
Howard Milton, a UI mover-and-shaker, enjoys his role as senior associate athletic director for development. 'I think this is a hidden gem, like a miracle on the prairie,' the 1995 Kansas graduate tells our Marcus Jackson during a studio visit.
Ray Elliott, who has taught English and journalism at area high schools and at the University of Illinois, is serving as a host to Norman Lear and Ben Lear at this year’s Ebertfest. He tells of his experience so far with Ben and what he’s most looking forward to with Norman.