After a grueling tenure, Dr. Ngozi Ezike steps down from her Illinois public health job

CHICAGO – Not many people noticed when Dr. Ngozi Ezike took over as director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, even though she was the first Black woman to hold the position. It’s not that they didn’t care; most just didn’t know. Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker’s office is responsible for hundreds of appointments – people […]

Illini earn 4-seed in NCAA Tourney, will face Chattanooga Friday in Pittsburgh

URBANA – The Fighting Illini men’s basketball team will travel to Pittsburgh to play the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Friday evening in the NCAA Tournament’s first round.  The University of Illinois earned a number-4 seed in the South Region. The Mocs are the 13th seed after finishing first in the Southern Conference and winning their conference tournament.  […]