With every County Board seat up for grabs this November, Lauren chats with Jenny Lokshin and Elly Hanauer-Friedman about their campaigns in District 4.
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Tinisha Spain nerds out about all things gardening
Mid American Gardener host Tinisha Spain chats with Lauren about the show, passing a love of nature onto the next generation, and making gardening more inclusive.
Planted owners put down roots in C-U’s houseplant scene
Plantify, one of our downtown Champaign houseplant shops, is now Planted. Lauren gets to know the new owners, Kristyn McReaken and Riley Ramirez.
Ruby Mendenhall shows up for Black women and youth
Lauren chats with Ruby Mendenhall, professor and associate dean investing in the lives Black women and children in C-U and throughout the country.
Listening in on nature’s conversations with Esther Ngumbi
Chemical ecologist Esther Ngumbi listens to plant-insect conversations to improve agriculture and more.
U of I climate scientist warns of major disruptions, but remains optimistic
Lauren talks with U of I Professor Don Wuebbles about how climate change is affecting Illinois.
Vet Med is a pioneer in testing for COVID in animals
The Veterinary Diagnostic Lab at U of I was the first to detect COVID in a zoo animal back in April 2020. Today, they've tested 50 species from zoos across the country.
Getting their goals: C-U programs are changing lives
Champaign's Goal Getters and Urbana's Self Made Kingz programs are giving young men the tools to change their futures.