blog postsAre there still holes in aviation security, 10 years after 9/11?Nov 22, 2010 9:00 am26 views A Minute With™... aviation security expert Sheldon H. JacobsonAre there still holes in aviation security, ten years after 9/11?Jan 7, 2010 9:00 am12 views A Minute With™... computer science professor Sheldon H. Jacobson Are there still holes in aviation security, ten years after 9/11?Sep 11, 2011 9:00 am45 views A Minute With™... computer science professor Sheldon H. JacobsonAre we sure that asteroid will miss Earth? Won't it get pulled in by gravity?Feb 13, 2013 9:00 am636 views A Minute With™... astronomy professor Leslie LooneyAre you ready for the solar eclipse?Aug 11, 2017 8:30 am504 views Astronomy professor Leslie Looney on what will it look like on – and off – the "path of totality."Are your kids headed for a 'hangover of hyper-consumerism' this holiday season?Dec 6, 2006 9:00 am110 views A Minute With™... Dan Cook, a professor of advertisingAre you vulnerable to newly discovered online security risks?Jan 8, 2018 3:15 pm1077 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 am39 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 am106 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 am55 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 am11 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 am19 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 am24 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 am392 views A Minute With™... political scientist Milan SvolikAs the EPA begins to regulate greenhouse gases, climate change has already begunApr 28, 2009 9:00 am8 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 am13 views A Minute With™... geology professor William ShiltsAs the population ages, how can Medicare be made sustainable?Feb 28, 2013 9:00 am10 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 am8 views A Minute With™... political scientist Paul DiehlAs U.S. troops withdraw, what's next for Afghanistan?Jul 5, 2011 9:00 am71 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 am12 views A Minute With™... former Illinois Gov. Jim EdgarBanned Books Week: A 'teachable moment' on intellectual freedomSep 28, 2010 9:00 am137 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 am17 views A Minute With™... history professor Adrian Burgos Jr.Before you buy that new device, think about e-waste issuesOct 11, 2011 9:00 am19 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 am35 views A Minute With™... banking expert George PennacchiBest case/worst case scenarios in the debt ceiling debateJul 29, 2011 9:00 am163 views A Minute With™... finance professor George PennacchiBlack carbon's huge contribution to global warmingJan 15, 2013 9:00 am26 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 pm834 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 am13 views A Minute With™... journalism and advertising professor Steven HelleBracketology: Crunching the numbersMar 11, 2013 9:00 am23 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 am199 views A Minute With™... Werner Baer, a professor of economics'Brexit' is coming – or maybe not. Why is this happening?Mar 26, 2019 10:30 am640 views An Illinois political science professor explains some of the forces behind “Brexit” and why it’s so difficult.Can a state copyright its own laws – and prevent citizens from republishing them?Jul 15, 2019 9:00 am653 views The pending Supreme Court case Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org will test the legality of a state copyrighting its own laws, which could pose a challenge to legal research, scholarship and public access to the law, said U. of I. copyright law expert Sara R. Benson.Can a voucher system like Indiana's improve educational outcomes?Sep 13, 2011 9:00 am23 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 am9 views A Minute With™... Christopher Lubienski, a professor of educational organization and leadershipCan Biden pass comprehensive immigration reform?Feb 15, 2021 8:00 am8215 views One of the Biden administration’s first acts was to send Congress the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, a long-promised immigration reform bill. But any legislative action on comprehensive immigration reform will face significant headwinds in the Senate, says Lauren R. Aronson, an associate clinical professor of law and the director of the Immigration Law Clinic at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign College of Law.Can birthright citizenship be taken away?Nov 1, 2018 12:45 pm3556 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 am1994 views Fill in your March Madness bracket from the center out, says bracketologist Sheldon H. Jacobson.Can employers legally require employees to vaccinate against COVID-19?Dec 7, 2020 8:30 am6954 views In most cases, an employer could require an employee to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. While that might seem like a violation of an employee’s personal freedom, “No one has a legally enforceable right to a specific job,” says Michael LeRoy, an expert in labor law and labor relations at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.Can exercise reduce your risk of contracting the H1N1 virus?Sep 14, 2009 9:00 am21 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 am411 views A Minute With...™ Robert Bauer, an engineering geologist with the Illinois State Geological SurveyCan Illinois avoid financial disaster?Jun 7, 2011 9:00 am12 views A Minute With™... economist J. Fred GiertzCan Illinois avoid financial disaster?Dec 29, 2010 9:00 am17 views A Minute With™... economist J. Fred GiertzCan legalized gambling help spur an economic recovery?Apr 17, 2009 9:00 am11 views A Minute With™... John W. Kindt, a business professor and national gambling criticCan Major League Baseball owners, players avoid another work stoppage?Jul 20, 2020 8:00 am780 views A coronavirus-abbreviated Major League Baseball season will open amid the backdrop of significant labor tension between owners and players, says U. of I. labor historian Daniel A. Gilbert.Can President Trump pardon himself?Jul 27, 2017 3:45 pm493 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 relationships flourish through tech alone?Mar 31, 2020 8:45 am712 views Technology can be our friend in sustaining relationships now lacking in face time due to COVID-19, but it depends on how we use it, says John Caughlin, a communication professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Can states choose whether to accept Syrian refugees?Nov 18, 2015 12:00 pm618 views A Minute With...™ Michael LeRoy, immigration law expert Can the design elements of clothing be copyrighted?Jan 23, 2017 9:15 am347 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 pm1457 views A Minute With...™ computer scientist Roy H. CampbellCan we talk about the Illinois climate?Dec 3, 2018 8:15 am629 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.