Among the 1,985 former students and faculty members featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: NBC veteran and 1974 journalism grad BOB EPSTEIN, an Emmy and Peabody award-winning network news producer.

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The special-education teacher at Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School always knew she wanted to go into a field where she helped people, but she quickly learned during college that she enjoyed helping struggling students learn.

Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH), at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 9 in the Chapel of St. John the Divine, will present a concert by “Les Délices” (“The Delights”), a Cleveland-based touring chamber ensemble. Soprano Clara Rottsolk will be heard in works that depict the tales from the Greek po…

This week’s stop in our series on local businesses with stories to tell: Allen’s Meats in Homer, a father-and-son operation that’s been in business since 1986.

Last weekend’s “Jackets For Jackets” event hosted by Pour Bros. Taproom in Champaign resulted in more than 100 donated coats. On Thursday, the pub’s co-owner, Jason Fowler, delivered them to Garden Hills Academy in Champaign.

During her time at Rantoul Township High School, the math teacher has found a home teaching students of various abilities and learning styles in different ways.

As part of the annual Rock-O-Thon fundraiser for the America Field Service club, Purple Riders spent the night playing video and board games, dancing and tossing footballs.

Among the 1,979 former students and faculty members featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: two-degree grad, Indianapolis law partner and Champaign native Stacy Walton Long, an alumna of Booker T. Washington Elementary, Franklin Middle School and Centennial High.

Editor Jeff D’Alessio’s weekly chat with a local boss about leadership, management style and more. This week: The dean of the University of Illinois Gies College of Business.