blog postsAre your kids headed for a 'hangover of hyper-consumerism' this holiday season?Dec 6, 2006 9:00 am27 views A Minute With™... Dan Cook, a professor of advertisingAre you vulnerable to newly discovered online security risks?Jan 8, 2018 3:15 pm1023 views Nearly everyone is. And the culprits, Meltdown and Spectre, could wreak havoc on personal security if ignored, says computer science professor Chris FletcherA scientist's view of NCAA tournament bracketsMar 16, 2012 9:00 am25 views A Minute With™... computer science professor Sheldon H. JacobsonA shortage of livestock veterinarians and its potential effect on human healthMay 23, 2006 9:00 am9 views A Minute With™... John A. Herrmann, a professor of veterinary clinical medicineAs legal challenges continue, what will become of national healthcare reform?Feb 6, 2011 9:00 am7 views A Minute With™... David A. Hyman, a professor of law and of medicineAs Medvedev assumes Russia's presidency, are great changes imminent?Apr 24, 2008 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... Richard Tempest, the director of Illinois' Russian, East European, and Eurasian CenterAs Medvedev assumes Russia's presidency, are great changes imminent?Oct 24, 2007 9:00 am3 views What's going on in Russia and what does its president, Vladimir Putin, have in mind for the nation and for himself? Richard Tempest, a professor of Slavic literature and the head of the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center who was in Russia in June, is an expert on Putin and Putin's Russia. In an interview with News Bureau writer Andrea Lynn, Tempest offered his assessments of the nation and its leader.As more corn is used for ethanol, how will we make up for lost food production?Mar 14, 2008 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™... Madhu Khanna, a professor of agricultural and consumer economicsAs other Arab dictators fall, how is Assad holding on in Syria?Nov 16, 2011 9:00 am56 views A Minute With™... political scientist Milan SvolikAs the EPA begins to regulate greenhouse gases, climate change has already begunApr 28, 2009 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™...atmospheric sciences professor Don WuebblesAs the feds restart the FutureGen project in central Illinois, how do we know 'carbon sequestration' really works?Jun 23, 2009 9:00 am5 views A Minute With™... geology professor William ShiltsAs the population ages, how can Medicare be made sustainable?Feb 28, 2013 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™... Thomas O'Rourke, an emeritus professor of community healthAs U.S. troops withdraw, what's next for Afghanistan?Apr 9, 2009 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... political scientist Paul DiehlAs U.S. troops withdraw, what's next for Afghanistan?Jul 5, 2011 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™... political scientist Paul DiehlBad news for Obama: Getting elected was the easy part. Here's what he should expect...Dec 8, 2008 9:00 am6 views A Minute With™... former Illinois Gov. Jim EdgarBanned Books Week: A 'teachable moment' on intellectual freedomSep 28, 2010 9:00 am79 views A Minute With™... Christine Jenkins, a professor of library and information scienceBaseball's 2011 All-Star game will be played in Arizona. Will Latino players boycott?Jul 9, 2010 9:00 am8 views A Minute With™... history professor Adrian Burgos Jr.Before you buy that new device, think about e-waste issuesOct 11, 2011 9:00 am6 views A Minute With™... Willie Cade, an adjunct professor in industrial designBest case/worst case scenarios in the debt ceiling debateFeb 2, 2010 9:00 am12 views A Minute With™... banking expert George PennacchiBest case/worst case scenarios in the debt ceiling debateJul 29, 2011 9:00 am49 views A Minute With™... finance professor George PennacchiBlack carbon's huge contribution to global warmingJan 15, 2013 9:00 am8 views A Minute With™... Tami Bond, a professor of civil and environmental engineering‘Blurred Lines’ and ‘Stairway to Heaven’: Copyright lawsuits in popular musicApr 26, 2016 4:00 pm791 views A Minute With...™ Paul Heald, expert in patent, copyright and international intellectual property lawBoth houses of Illinois' legislature have passed a Freedom of Information Act reform bill. Will the changes illuminate Illinois' state and local governments?Jun 17, 2009 9:00 am5 views A Minute With™... journalism and advertising professor Steven HelleBracketology: Crunching the numbersMar 11, 2013 9:00 am17 views A Minute With™... computer science professor Sheldon H. JacobsonBrazil's rising economic power and what it means to the U.S.Jan 17, 2012 9:00 am30 views A Minute With™... Werner Baer, a professor of economicsCan a voucher system like Indiana's improve educational outcomes?Sep 13, 2011 9:00 am17 views A Minute With™... Chris Lubienski, a professor of education policy, organization and leadershipCan a voucher system like Indiana's improve educational outcomes?Nov 8, 2007 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™... Christopher Lubienski, a professor of educational organization and leadershipCan birthright citizenship be taken away?Nov 1, 2018 12:45 pm1357 views In adopting the 14th Amendment, Congress unambiguously intended that the children of immigrant workers would have birthright citizenship in the U.S., said University of Illinois labor and employment relations professor Michael LeRoy, an expert on immigration and employment law.Can data analytics help you fill out a March Madness bracket?Mar 7, 2017 9:30 am1818 views Fill in your March Madness bracket from the center out, says bracketologist Sheldon H. Jacobson.Can exercise reduce your risk of contracting the H1N1 virus?Sep 14, 2009 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... Jeff Woods, a professor of kinesiology and integrative immunology and behaviorCan 'fracking' and other human activities cause earthquakes?Apr 29, 2015 11:00 am380 views A Minute With...™ Robert Bauer, an engineering geologist with the Illinois State Geological SurveyCan Illinois avoid financial disaster?Jun 7, 2011 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™... economist J. Fred GiertzCan Illinois avoid financial disaster?Dec 29, 2010 9:00 am5 views A Minute With™... economist J. Fred GiertzCan legalized gambling help spur an economic recovery?Apr 17, 2009 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... John W. Kindt, a business professor and national gambling criticCan President Trump pardon himself?Jul 27, 2017 3:45 pm417 views No provision of the Constitution prohibits it, but the threat of impeachment should function as a check on the president's clemency powers, said law professor Jason MazzoneCan states choose whether to accept Syrian refugees?Nov 18, 2015 12:00 pm611 views A Minute With...™ Michael LeRoy, immigration law expert Can the design elements of clothing be copyrighted?Jan 23, 2017 9:15 am301 views Professor and copyright librarian Sara R. Benson explains an upcoming Supreme Court case at the intersection of copyright and patent for functional designs.Can the FBI hack the iPhone?Feb 25, 2016 12:30 pm1408 views A Minute With...™ computer scientist Roy H. CampbellCan we talk about the Illinois climate?Dec 3, 2018 8:15 am384 views Jim Angel, the Illinois state climatologist, has announced that he will retire in December 2018 after 34 years at the Illinois State Water Survey. News Bureau physical sciences editor Lois Yoksoulian spoke with him about his career, climate change and the National Climate Assessment released on Black Friday.Can you really be both overweight and malnourished?Mar 21, 2015 2:45 pm729 views A Minute With...™ Leia Kedem, Illinois Extension's 'Moderation Maven'Causes and solutions for border violenceMar 30, 2010 9:00 am23 views The recent murder of three people with ties to the U.S. consulate in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, presumably by gunmen in a drug cartel, has drawn the attention of top U.S. officials. Last week, key cabinet members of the Obama administration met with Mexican president Felipe Calderon to discuss the worsening drug-related violence on the U.S./Mexico border. Anthropology and Latino Studies professor Alejandro Lugo, the author of an award-winning book about working class border life and death in Ciudad Juárez, discusses the causes of, and potential solutions to, the violence that threatens both nations. News Bureau Life Sciences Editor Diana Yates compiled the questions.Changes in the Middle East, driven by a Facebook generationFeb 25, 2011 9:00 am25 views A Minute With™... sociologist Asef Bayat and education professor Linda HerreraChicago's Olympic bid projects a cost of $4.8 billion. Is it really worth it?Feb 27, 2009 9:00 am14 views A Minute With™... Scott TainskyCollege football players' union petition puts NCAA in tough spotFeb 24, 2014 9:00 am7 views A Minute With™... employment and labor relations professor Michael LeRoyComparing the '60s civil rights movement and today's gay rights movementJul 2, 2013 9:00 am238 views A Minute With™... Illinois history professor Kevin MumfordCompromise is a dirty word: Why Washington won't workSep 18, 2015 11:15 am410 views A Minute With...™ political scientist Thomas RudolphConduct your own investigation into candidates' funding sourcesOct 21, 2014 9:00 am38 views A Minute With™... journalism professor Brant Houston, who holds the Knight chair in investigative and enterprise reporting at IllinoisContemporary comics: More than superheroesApr 5, 2016 9:15 am458 views A Minute With...™ Carol Tilley, professor and one of six judges of the Will Eisner Comic Industry AwardsCould a citizenship question alter the 2020 census results?Apr 2, 2018 8:45 am619 views A citizenship question on the 2020 census could add to existing undercounts, says an Illinois professor who serves on a Census Bureau advisory committeeCould France be the next chapter in a populist surge?Apr 25, 2017 2:15 pm600 views Marine Le Pen, a far-right candidate in France’s presidential race, could have significant future influence, says the associate director of the European Center at Illinois.