blog posts Would Venezuela's Chavismo movement survive if Hugo Chavez does not? Jan 11, 2013 9:00 am52 views A Minute With™... political scientist Damarys Canache Would replacing food stamps with food boxes reduce hunger? Feb 22, 2018 8:30 am1735 views Swapping food stamps for food boxes would mean scrapping 'the most successful government program we have going today,' said U. of I. professor Craig Gundersen Would more charter schools help reform education in America? Dec 24, 2009 9:00 am11 views A Minute With™... education professor Christopher Lubienski Would modifying payment of the earned income tax credit help struggling families? Jan 23, 2020 9:30 am302 views Receiving the earned income tax credit in installments rather than a lump sum benefitted more than 500 families living in Chicago public housing, U. of I. researcher Karen Kramer's team found in a new study. Would cutting payroll taxes help prevent recession? Aug 26, 2019 8:30 am1032 views Cutting the payroll tax could represent the middle-class tax cut that President Trump campaigned on – although changes would need to go through the legislative process and any economic stimulus likely wouldn’t been seen until after the November 2020 election, said Richard L. Kaplan, an internationally recognized expert on U.S. tax policy and the Guy Raymond Jones Chair in Law at Illinois. Would changes to capital gains taxes spur the economy? Sep 4, 2019 9:00 am1790 views Indexing capital gains to inflation could be a simple fix to stimulate a teetering economy, but several significant implementation hurdles remain, said Richard L. Kaplan, an internationally recognized expert on U.S. tax policy and the Guy Raymond Jones Chair in Law at Illinois. Would a universal basic income in the U.S. reduce inequality? Jun 22, 2016 1:00 pm1042 views A Minute With...™ labor expert Robert Bruno Would a laptop and tablet ban enhance air travel security? May 17, 2017 9:30 am969 views Computer science professor Sheldon H. Jacobson discusses the proposed Department of Homeland Security ban of laptop and tablet computers in the passenger cabins of certain flights. Would a Google/Verizon deal doom net neutrality? Aug 25, 2010 9:00 am48 views A Minute With™... Chip Bruce, a professor of library and information science Worldwide, maternal and child death rates are dropping. Not in the U.S. May 13, 2014 9:00 am57 views A Minute With™... Karen Tabb Dina, a professor in the School of Social Work World survey links religion and happiness - for some Aug 8, 2011 9:00 am654 views CHAMPAIGN, lll. - There may be a few atheists in foxholes, but a new study suggests that in societies under stress, those who are religious outnumber - and are happier than - their nonreligious counterparts. Where peace and plenty are the norm, however, religious participation is lower and people are happier whether or not they are religious, the researchers found. World's fastest transistor approaches goal of terahertz device Dec 11, 2006 9:00 am660 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have again broken their own speed record for the world's fastest transistor. With a frequency of 845 gigahertz, their latest device is approximately 300 gigahertz faster than transistors built by other research groups, and approaches the goal of a terahertz device. World premiere among highlights of summer harp events at Illinois Jun 1, 2009 9:00 am12 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The heavenly sounds of harp music will be wafting through the air June 11-13, when the 2009 Summer Harp Class is in session at the University of Illinois. World music, trumpet camps new for Illinois Summer Youth Music Mar 2, 2010 9:00 am52 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Illinois Summer Youth Music is tuning up for its 61st year of camps for budding musicians, thespians and vocalists, and this summer's students will have even more opportunities for courting their muses. World Music Center at Illinois to celebrate grand opening Apr 7, 2008 9:00 am40 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - An eclectic mix of live music, a lecture-demonstration on Indian dance, and an academic symposium will signal the official grand opening of the Robert E. Brown Center for World Music at the University of Illinois April 18-20. WorldFest Celebration of Performing Arts Mar 28, 2018 1:15 pm137 views Spurlock Museum of World Cultures invites visitors of all ages to the 12th annual WorldFest celebration on Sunday, April 8, from 1-4 p.m. Experience performing arts from around the world and hands-on crafts. Admission is free. The museum is located at 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana. Parking is free in lot D-22 in non-reserved spaces. ‘World changing’ medical school coming to Urbana Mar 19, 2015 8:30 am2 views At its March 12 meeting in Urbana, the U. of I. Board of Trustees accepted the recommendation of U. of I. President Bob Easter to create a new engineering-centered school of medicine on the Urbana campus. World champions genetically engineer winning design Jan 20, 2014 9:00 am30 views Last summer, as most undergraduates spent their vacation traveling to exotic locales or lounging by the pool, one group of students spent their time on campus in an Institute for Genomic Biology lab, reading papers and creating a probiotic pill that could help prevent heart disease." World AIDS Day commemorated with films at Krannert Art Museum, Krannert Center Nov 22, 2019 11:30 am588 views Krannert Art Museum and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts will screen short films addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic to commemorate World AIDS Day. World affairs conference in Peoria to look at Cuban-U.S. relations Feb 11, 2000 9:00 am22 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - As media reports and the court of public opinion have fixed on the fate of Elian Gonzalez, interest in Cuban-U.S. relations has never been greater in recent history. Work to start this spring on Green and White streets Feb 8, 2017 2:45 pm85 views The $44 million Multimodal Corridor Enhancement project, designed to improve access for all modes of transportation on campus and neighboring areas including Green Street, Armory Avenue, White Street and Wright Street, will begin work in early March. New streetscape improvements, a transit-boarding island on Green Street, reconfigured Illini Union vehicle entrance and parking, all-way pedestrian crossings and protected bicycle lanes are some of the features designed to improve travel links from Campustown to downtowns in Urbana and Champaign. All businesses will be open and reachable throughout the project. Works of five contemporary female artists focus of new I space exhibition Feb 4, 2008 9:00 am58 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -The work of a cosmopolitan collection of artists will be featured in a new exhibition on view Feb. 8 through March 22 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Works of contemporary artists on view at I space through May 27 Apr 21, 2000 9:00 am35 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two new exhibitions by contemporary artists will be on view April 28 through May 27 at I space, UIUC's Chicago gallery. Workshops to focus on improving energy efficiency in buildings Oct 6, 2011 9:00 am11 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Smart Energy Design Assistance Center, administered through the University of Illinois School of Architecture, will present seven workshops around the state to teach facilities managers, construction contractors and consultants how to achieve energy efficiency in new construction or existing buildings. Workshops teach caregivers, those with chronic disease to 'Live Well' Sep 12, 2011 9:00 am34 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Living with a chronic disease, or being a caretaker for a loved one in failing health, can be frustrating as well as emotionally and physically draining. Workshop series to address underrepresented students Sep 4, 2014 9:00 am94 views Variety is said to be the spice of life, but it turns out to be an active ingredient in the learning process as well. Workshop on perinatal depression planned for June 1-2 May 24, 2018 1:45 pm470 views Women in the Champaign-Urbana area who experience perinatal depression and their health care providers will meet with an international group of experts June 1-2 in Champaign for a workshop about new methods of detecting and treating the mood disorder. Workshop on Jan. 22 seeks to guide parents to connect with their kids Jan 4, 2000 9:00 am31 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - How to connect with your kids - in particular in talking about substance abuse - will be the topic of a parenting workshop Jan. 22 (Saturday) at the University of Illinois. Workshop looks at the Indian roots of a high-tech agribusiness crop Mar 20, 2012 9:00 am129 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - More than 7,000 years ago, indigenous peoples in Mexico domesticated corn. What was once a commodity for barter among indigenous tribes and empires is now one of the most important crops in the world. On March 27 (Tuesday), the Center for Advanced Study will host Corn and Indigenous Communities in the Americas, a daylong workshop examining the ancient relationship between indigenous cultures and maize, as well as the modern challenges of GMO cultivation, NAFTA and global price pressures now facing indigenous farming communities. Works by two Central Illinois-based artists to be featured at I space Oct 11, 2004 9:00 am82 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Central Illinois-based artists Roger Blakley and Harold Boyd will exhibit their latest work in two new shows on view Oct. 15 through Nov. 20 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Works by student artists featured at U. of I.'s downtown Champaign exhibition space Dec 7, 2010 2:30 pm136 views Two shows – a solo exhibition of drawings and paintings by emerging artist Maria Lux and a collection of lifestyle products designed by University of Illinois art students as a study in community-based entrepreneurship – will open Dec. 10 at Figure One, the School of Art + Design’s exhibition space in downtown Champaign. Works by six artists displayed in I space exhibition Oct 28, 2002 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The most brilliant display of fall color to be found this season may be indoors - at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Krannert Art Museum. Works by single artist operating as two individuals on display at I space Nov 19, 2008 9:00 am45 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The boundaries of human duality are expanded and examined in an exhibition on view Nov. 21 through Dec. 20 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Works by self-taught artists featured in Krannert Art Museum exhibition Oct 21, 2004 9:00 am90 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A new exhibition originating at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Krannert Art Museum seeks to reintroduce the public to the work of self-taught African-American artists Bill Traylor and William Edmondson by emancipating them from their "outsider" status and placing their art back in the context in which it was first discovered and acknowledged more than a half century ago. Works by MFA graduates on view at Krannert Art Museum Apr 12, 2011 9:00 am33 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A tiny nest made of fingernail clippings. A necklace made of sugar. A molded polyethylene baby crib designed to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. These are some of the works of art that will be on display when the Master of Fine Arts Exhibition opens Saturday (April 16) at Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign. Works by MFA graduates on view at I space beginning Friday Jul 14, 2003 9:00 am20 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Recent work by six graduates of the master of fine arts program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is on view Friday (July 18) through Aug. 13 at I space, the university's Chicago gallery. Works by four students selected for juried ceramics exhibition Jan 29, 2002 9:00 am30 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Artwork by four ceramics students in the University of Illinois School of Art and Design has been selected for inclusion in a juried exhibition. Works by Bourgeois among four new Krannert Art Museum exhibitions Apr 11, 2002 9:00 am121 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. This country's most comprehensive museum exhibition of early works by Louise Bourgeois is among four new shows opening at the University of Illinois' Krannert Art Museum in the coming weeks. Workplace discrimination claims fare poorly in arbitration, study says Dec 18, 2018 8:45 am882 views Employee discrimination claims largely received worse outcomes in arbitration than other work-related disputes such as wrongful termination or breach of contract, according to new research co-written by U. of I. labor professor Ryan Lamare. Workplace bullying is not unique to the NFL Nov 11, 2013 9:00 am20 views A Minute With™... educational psychologist Dorothy Espelage, who is an expert on peer aggression, dating violence and school violence Workplace arbitration becoming more costly for employers Sep 14, 2005 9:00 am139 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - In the wake of a 1991 court decision, a growing number of companies require employees to submit workplace disputes to an arbitrator. Work of U. of I. 'Leonardo' to be highlighted in Chicago Da Vinci exhibition Apr 13, 2006 9:00 am201 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Scientific visualization artist-wizard Donna Cox is among a select, eclectic group of visionaries from a broad range of disciplines whose work will be spotlighted in a major new exhibition opening this week at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. Work of major glass artist, U. of I. alumnus to be part of Petals & Paintings fundraiser Mar 16, 2016 12:15 pm991 views A two-piece glass sculpture by Marvin Lipofsky, a significant glass artist and University of Illinois alumnus, will be part of Krannert Art Museum’s Petals & Paintings event during U. of I. Moms Weekend in April. Work of dance student to be performed at national gala Apr 7, 2000 9:00 am10 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois dance student Darrin Wright is among a select group of choreographers whose dances will be performed at the National College Dance Festival Gala May 19-21 at the University of Maryland at College Park. Working together Nov 3, 2005 9:00 am0 views Back to Index Workgroup examining gender and global equity concerns Feb 21, 2008 9:00 am6 views Increase the percentage of female faculty members and students in underrepresented units Workers the ones getting hosed at Chicago car washes, new study says Oct 16, 2012 9:00 am106 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The car wash industry that operates year-round in Chicago is rife with wage and hour law violations, occupational health and safety hazards, and poor overall working conditions, according to research from a University of Illinois labor expert. Workers in collective bargaining states subsidize low-wage earners in right-to-work states Aug 28, 2014 9:00 am251 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - States with right-to-work laws "free ride" on the higher tax revenues generated by workers in collective bargaining states, says a new study from a University of Illinois labor expert. Work by young Champaign-Urbana artists to be featured in exhibition Dec 6, 2010 9:00 am13 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The work of young artists in the Champaign-Urbana area will be showcased during an exhibition hosted by Krannert Art Museum and the School of Art + Design, a unit in the College of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Illinois. Work by Illinois dance student performed at national festival Jul 6, 2018 9:30 am1487 views University of Illinois dance student Krystal Collins choreographed a dance that celebrates black girlhood. It was performed at the National College Dance Festival in June.