We said bye-bye to Burnham Mansion, the late Great Impasta and those funky eclipse glasses, and welcome to the 44th president, the Pride Parade and a Pesotum farm-playing Luke Bryan. As the clock winds down on the 2010s — and the countdown continues to a new Costco in Champaign, a casino in Danville and A/C at last throughout Central High School

Among the 1,957 former students and faculty featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: two-degree grad and 2019 D.C. Illini of the Year Scott Shearer, whose career in the agriculture industry included a five-year stint as deputy assistant secretary of the USDA.

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The Illini’s turnaround in football might mean more business for the hard-working helpers from Villa Grove and Heritage schools.

Adam Andrzejewski just turned 50, but he insists that, although he’s getting older, he’s also getting better — and his money watchdog group, OpenTheBooks.com, continues to thrive.

Among the discoveries the UI coach made on his way to earning a bachelor’s in business administration 31 years ago: One need not be a neat freak to become a difference-making educator.

The $488,115 collected will be split with Spectra, which provides concessions for UI athletic events, and the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics will also have to deduct extra costs such as added security at the games, said Jason Lener, senior associate athletic director.