blog posts Reflections on media coverage of the war in Iraq Dec 16, 2005 9:00 am26 views A Minute With™... College of Media Dean Ron Yates How would a gross receipts tax affect Illinois consumers? Jan 6, 2006 9:00 am8 views A Minute With™... economist J. Fred Giertz Increased insecurity in pensions and retirement Jan 23, 2006 9:00 am14 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. Kaplan The effect of the Patriot Act on library use Jan 30, 2006 9:00 am175 views A Minute With™... Leigh Estabrook, the director of the Library Research Center The 'truth' about memoirs Feb 8, 2006 9:00 am339 views A Minute With™... Philip Graham, a professor of English The new planet, Sedna, and where that leaves Pluto Feb 20, 2006 9:00 am70 views A Minute With™... James B. Kaler, a professor emeritus of astronomy Snapshot of the New Orleans recovery efforts Mar 7, 2006 9:00 am11 views A Minute With™... Rob Olshansky, a professor and the associate head of the department of urban and regional planning. Activist shareholders' impact on corporate America Mar 17, 2006 9:00 am31 views A Minute With™... David Ikenberry, a professor of finance and the chair of the finance department in the College of Business Don't let more frequent tornado warnings lull you into complacency Apr 3, 2006 9:00 am33 views A Minute With™... Ed Kieser, the chief meteorologist at WILL AM-FM-TV Preserving cultural heritage despite wars and tourism Apr 17, 2006 9:00 am90 views A Minute With™... D. Fairchild Ruggles, a professor of landscape architecture Update on the spread of avian influenza May 1, 2006 9:00 am62 views A Minute With™... Yvette J. Johnson, a professor of veterinary clinical medicine How can graduating seniors best prepare for the job market? May 8, 2006 9:00 am10 views A Minute With™... Brandon J. Bute, assistant director of the campus Career Center A shortage of livestock veterinarians and its potential effect on human health May 23, 2006 9:00 am106 views A Minute With™... John A. Herrmann, a professor of veterinary clinical medicine A director to the stars and a professor to UI students Jun 5, 2006 9:00 am142 views A Minute With™... UI theater professor Daniel Sullivan What makes Merapi such a dangerous volcano? Jun 14, 2006 9:00 am1593 views A Minute With™... Midwest volcanologist and geology professor Susan W. Kieffer Why schools should move from traditional to 'balanced' calendars Jun 22, 2006 9:00 am2068 views A Minute With™... Carolyn Shields, the head of the department of educational organization and leadership How will rising oil prices affect the U.S. economy? Jun 30, 2006 9:00 am17 views A Minute With™... Hadi Salehi Esfahani, a professor of economics What you need to know about the spike in Illinois electric rates Jul 14, 2006 9:00 am12 views A Minute With™... George Gross, a professor of electrical and computer engineering How do you know when your children are ready to stay home alone? Aug 1, 2006 9:00 am21 views A Minute With™... Dottie Squire, the Resource Development Coordinator at the Child Care Resource Service How does parents' methamphetamine use affect their children? Aug 7, 2006 9:00 am5454 views A Minute With™... Wendy Haight, a professor of social work What happens to U.S.-born children when their parents are deported? Aug 17, 2006 9:00 am327 views A Minute With™... Noreen M. Sugrue, coordinator of Health Policy Initiatives Why is the number of fatal motorcycle crashes increasing? Sep 1, 2006 9:00 am30 views A Minute With™... John Sudlow, project coordinator for the free Motorcycle Rider Program at Illinois Are insect populations rising with Earth's temperature? Sep 15, 2006 9:00 am7 views A Minute With™... U. of I. Extension entomologist Phil Nixon You mean people still try to ban books they don't like?! Sep 22, 2006 9:00 am105 views A Minute With™... Christine Jenkins teaches in the areas of youth services librarianship, children's and young adult literature and literacy studies On politics, access to health care, and longterm financial liabilities Sep 27, 2006 9:00 am13 views The political campaigns are heating up and health care is once again a major issue for the candidates to debate. Nationally, the director of Medicare and Medicaid is resigning and in Illinois, debate rages over the advisability of importing prescription drugs from Canada and the cost of a new program that guarantees health insurance for all children. Facebook, 'soft surveillance,' and the Millennial Generation Oct 2, 2006 9:00 am29 views A Minute With™... Noshir Contractor, a professor of speech communication and of psychology Ramifications of North Korea's nuke test Oct 9, 2006 9:00 am12 views A Minute With™... Julian Palmore, the director of the UI's Program in Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security Educational challenges for Illinois' growing Latino population Oct 13, 2006 9:00 am52 views A Minute With™... Jorge Chapa, the director of the UI's Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society Watching, planning key to avoiding soybean rust in Illinois Oct 17, 2006 9:00 am27 views A Minute With™... Suzanne Bissonnette, an Integrated Pest Management Extension Educator Does the Hawaiian quake make volcanic eruptions more likely? Oct 20, 2006 9:00 am30 views A Minute With™... Amr Elnashai, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in the United Kingdom What does 'fair' mean when it comes to redistricting? Oct 30, 2006 9:00 am67 views A Minute With™... Brian J. Gaines, a professor of political science How more immigrants might save Social Security Oct 31, 2006 9:00 am4 views A Minute With™... Joseph Finnerty, who teaches at the College of Business Looking ahead after congressional, state elections Nov 9, 2006 9:00 am10 views A Minute With™... James D. Nowlan, a senior fellow at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs KFC removes trans fats – will other fast food chains follow? Nov 15, 2006 9:00 am46 views A Minute With™... Manabu "Mani" Nakamura, a professor of biochemical and molecular nutrition Are your kids headed for a 'hangover of hyper-consumerism' this holiday season? Dec 6, 2006 9:00 am119 views A Minute With™... Dan Cook, a professor of advertising Why the 2005 law making it harder to file bankruptcy should not be considered a success Jan 18, 2007 9:00 am78 views A Minute With™... Robert M. Lawless, an Illinois professor of law What you need to know about the spike in Illinois electric rates Jan 30, 2007 9:00 am104 views George Gross is a professor of electrical and computer engineering and at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs. He discusses the higher electric rates that went into effect on January 1, 2007. He was interviewed by the News Bureau's business and law editor Mark Reutter. A new biofuels research initiative and Illinois' leading role in developing renewable energy Feb 6, 2007 9:00 am9 views A Minute With™... Stephen P. Long, Illinois' lead investigator on a new Energy Biosciences Institute How former slaves established schools and educated their population after the Civil War Feb 12, 2007 9:00 am11173 views A Minute With™... Christopher Span, a professor of educational policy studies On the creation of a new obesity drug for dogs Feb 23, 2007 9:00 am32 views A Minute With™... Thomas K. Graves, a professor of veterinary clinical medicine How would a gross receipts tax affect Illinois consumers? Mar 15, 2007 9:00 am23 views A Minute With™... J. Fred Giertz, a professor of economics How are subprime mortgages hurting the economy? Mar 25, 2007 9:00 am90 views A Minute With™... Lynne Dearborn, a professor of architecture and urban planning On the collapse of North American honey bee populations Mar 30, 2007 9:00 am27 views A Minute With™... entomology professor and department head May Berenbaum Is the so-called 'gyroball' just hype? Apr 6, 2007 9:00 am19 views A Minute With™... Alan Nathan is a professor of physics whose specialties Will profit-driven media conglomerates snuff out investigative journalism? Apr 14, 2007 9:00 am83 views A Minute With™... Bill Gaines, the Knight Chair in Investigative and Enterprise Reporting On keeping the Illinois campus safe Apr 19, 2007 9:00 am5 views A Minute With™... Krystal Fitzpatrick, the interim chief of police On laws to regulate smoking indoors Apr 26, 2007 9:00 am24 views A Minute With™... Scott Hays, a research scientist at the Center for Prevention Research and Development Is the Governor's 'Illinois Covered' proposal universal health insurance? Apr 30, 2007 9:00 am34 views A Minute With™... Robert F. Rich, the director of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs I.T. offshoring is driving the next global job shift May 16, 2007 9:00 am10 views A Minute With™... Gale Summerfield is the director of the U. of I.'s Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program Trimming the fuel bill for your summer vacation Jun 4, 2007 9:00 am28 views A Minute With™... Robin Hall, a visiting professor in the department of recreation, sport and tourism and the director of the department's Office of Recreation and Park Resources.