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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Krannert Center for the Performing Arts will host Korean children’s performance company Brush Theatre’s performance of ‘Yao Yao’ this weekend, including a show at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Here are three things to know about the show, courtesy News-Gazette staff writer Anthony Zilis:

Why bother watching the Senate impeachment trial of the 45th President? There are plenty of reasons, as laid out for The News-Gazette by eight UI professors of political science and law.

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…

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.

At 2:30 p.m. Thursday, the University YMCA on Wright Street will close early for the day, as a way to pay tribute to one of its own: longtime receptionist and housing director CaroL Nunn, 65, who passed away Saturday after an eight-month bout with cancer.

On Thursday in Chicago, trustees will vote on a four-year extension, the longest allowed by state law. Tim Killeen would make $835,000 annually, with base pay and incentives rolled into one sum.

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.