blog postsDeal ending writers strike scores rare victory for unions, expert saysFeb 12, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A deal that ended a three-month strike by Hollywood writers also scored a rare victory for unions by giving workers a financial stake in new technology, a University of Illinois labor expert says.Stanford professor to give Kinley lecture March 7Feb 19, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Thomas J. Sargent, a professor of economics at Stanford University, will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics at the University of Illinois March 7 (Thursday).White House 2014 budget: Unraveling 'chained' CPIFeb 24, 2010 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. KaplanMacroeconomist to speak on world of work in Kinley LectureFeb 27, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Edward C. Prescott, a professor of economics at the University of Minnesota, will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics on the world of work at 3 p.m. Friday (March 14) at the University of Illinois College of Business, 141 Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. Sixth St., Champaign.Conference at Illinois focuses on police activities as they relate to terrorismMar 1, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois College of Law will sponsor a conference Friday and Saturday (March 11 and 12) on the regulation of police activities aimed at fighting terrorism and other forms of international crime.Does the U.S. need a moratorium on mortgage foreclosures?Mar 8, 2010 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... law professor Robert LawlessUC-Berkeley biochemist to lecture on realizing promise of researchMar 28, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Edward Penhoet, a biochemist and a former dean of the School of Public Health at the University of California at Berkeley, will give the Arnold O. Beckman Lecture in Science and Innovation April 4 (Tuesday) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Flash Index of Illinois economy falls for second straight monthApr 3, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index fell in March to 105.9 from its 106.6 reading in February. The index has declined over the last two months from its eight-year high in January of 107.1.U. of I. Economic Index indicates economy growing, but at slower paceMay 1, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index fell again last month to 105.1 from its 105.9 reading in March.Seriously ill people cheated by ban on unapproved treatmentsMay 25, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - It's time for Congress to re-examine the ban on experimental or alternative medicine that is not approved by federal regulators, especially drugs and devices aimed at seniors who suffer from life-threatening diseases, a legal scholar says.Flash Index of Illinois economy rebounds, ending three-month slideJun 1, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index ended its three-month slide, increasing to 106.2 from its 105.1 level in April.Flash Index's falter mirrors state, national economiesAug 2, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - After steady increases for much of the last year, the University of Illinois Flash Economic Index fell to 100.0 in July from a 100.3 level in June.Princeton economist to lecture about global labor marketAug 25, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Orley C. Ashenfelter, a professor of economics at Princeton University, will deliver the David Kinley Lecture in Economics at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 9 (Friday) at 134 Temple Hoyne Buell Hall, 611 E. Loredo Taft Drive, Champaign.Princeton professor to deliver David Kinley Lecture in EconomicsSep 17, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A Princeton University professor who studies the global economy will be at the University of Illinois next month to talk about whether health and happiness could be rooted in prosperity.University of Illinois law professor to receive honorary doctorateSep 18, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois law professor Thomas G. Ulen will receive an honorary doctoral degree Oct. 5 from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, honoring his longtime work in law and economics.Why is the Social Security Administration planning no cost of living increase for the first time in more than 30 years?Oct 1, 2009 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. KaplanBankruptcy reforms aimed at curbing filings may wind up increasing themOct 24, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - If history is any guide, last year's changes to the bankruptcy law aimed at reducing individual bankruptcy filings may have the opposite effect - a long-term surge in personal filings, according to a study by a University of Illinois expert.Federal government needs to take closer look at assisted living facilitiesNov 1, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Over the last 20 years, a housing industry has sprung up to handle elderly citizens who cannot live independently but do not require around-the-clock nursing.Nation's foremost African-American labor leader to speak WednesdayNov 18, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Reg Weaver, the president of the National Education Association and the nation's foremost African-American labor leader, will speak Wednesday night (Nov. 20) at the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Importing medicines from abroad carries risks, legal scholar saysJan 16, 2007 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Importing prescription drugs from overseas, a plan advocated by Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and many senior citizen groups, may lower the price of drugs, but poses serious safety risks, according to a University of Illinois scholar.U.S. economy teetering, but could still avert recession, U. of I. experts sayJan 29, 2008 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The U.S. economy is sputtering amid a lingering housing slump and growing jitters on Wall Street, but whether a recession lies ahead is still anyone's guess, a trio of University of Illinois economic experts say.Study: Web sites influence users, even when they don't communicate directlyFeb 7, 2008 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Web surfers may get more than just the music, videos and news updates they were looking for when they log onto trendy next-generation sites such as Last.fm, YouTube and Digg, according to new research by a University of Illinois business professor.U. of I. professor nominated as trustee for social security, medicare programsFeb 12, 2008 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois finance professor Jeffrey R. Brown will be nominated by President Bush to serve on the board of trustees for the nation's Social Security and Medicare programs, the White House announced Tuesday.U.S. must clarify workers' responsibilities in national emergenciesFeb 23, 2006 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - How far can the government go in forcing civilians to perform potentially life-threatening jobs during a national emergency?Medicaid is choking demand for private insurance, study indicatesMar 17, 2008 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The nation's flawed-but-free Medicaid program discourages most Americans from buying long-term health insurance that could provide better care and spare their life savings, a new study co-written by a University of Illinois professor says.Is the Defense of Marriage Act constitutional?Mar 23, 2011 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... Sara R. Benson, an expert on sexual orientation and the lawPaul Krugman, New York Times columnist, to speak at U. of I. on health careMar 24, 2006 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Paul Krugman, a columnist for The New York Times and a professor at Princeton University, will talk about the future of health care April 3 (Monday) during a lecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Death, injury benefits a casualty of new war strategy, study saysApr 8, 2010 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A hole in public policy is shortchanging U.S. soldiers and civilian workers who become casualties of a new-age war strategy that leans heavily on private contractors, a new University of Illinois study says.Will the congressional 'super-committee" agree to spending cuts by its deadline?Apr 14, 2011 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. KaplanTax cut has complicated estate planning for wealthy familiesMay 5, 2006 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The old saw about death and taxes has taken on new meaning as state governments grapple with the confusion spawned by the 2001 federal tax cut.Shifting makeup of population in Illinois certain to affect policy choicesMay 17, 2006 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A look at the state's changing demographics offers some clues as to how Illinois lawmakers may handle public policy choices in the future, according to researchers at the University of Illinois.Federal courts should enforce gay students' rights to equal protectionMay 27, 2004 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Educators will take the issue of gay harassment in public schools more seriously if federal courts start enforcing a gay student's right to equal protection under the 14th Amendment, an article in the University of Illinois Law Review argues.House adjourns with no action: What's next for pension reform in Illinois?Jun 5, 2012 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™...Will the congressional 'super-committee" agree to spending cuts by its deadline?Jul 20, 2011 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. KaplanGovernors' pact on electricity transmission a sensible step, expert saysJul 28, 2005 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - An agreement by Midwest governors to coordinate policies for electric transmission lines is a positive move to improve the reliability of the electric supply system, a University of Illinois energy expert says.Money spent on Web-site design an investment in winning buyers' trustAug 1, 2006 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - With consumers growing wary of buying online, how can a company best win over customers and clinch sales on the Web?Why is the Social Security Administration planning no cost of living increase for the first time in more than 30 years?Aug 27, 2009 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... elder law expert Richard L. KaplanWill the congressional 'super-committee" agree to spending cuts by its deadline?Oct 24, 2011 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... Richard L. Kaplan, a law professor and expert on taxationFlash Index of Illinois economy held steady in October, latest data showNov 1, 2005 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index remained at 106.9 last month, the same level as September.Weak individual mandate penalties jeopardize health care reform lawNov 14, 2011 11:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – However the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the constitutionality of a mandate to buy health insurance, the law that imposes the mandate is in serious trouble, says a University of Illinois expert on tax and retirement issues.Assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury to speak TuesdayNov 18, 2002 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Richard H. Clarida, assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department, will give a lecture on "The United States in the World Economy" Tuesday (Nov. 19) at the College of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Why the NBA lockout could be a long, bitter disputeNov 20, 2007 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... labor and law professor Michael LeRoyRole of workers in national emergencies should be clarified, scholar saysDec 4, 2006 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Updating and clarifying the role of civilian workers in times of national emergencies is a pressing need that would improve homeland security, a University of Illinois legal scholar says.College of Business gets $1 million grant for markets information labDec 18, 2006 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was awarded a $1 million grant from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Trust to support a markets information laboratory.U. of I. student teams to get chance to turn ideas into start-up businessesDec 18, 2006 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - As graduates, they became major players in the technology world, establishing such companies as PayPal and YouTube.Given the stagnant economy, why is the number of bankruptcies falling?Jan 3, 2012 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... law professor Robert M. LawlessOverhauling the National Security Agency's controversial phone data collection programJan 28, 2014 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... law professor Stephen RushinScholar to lecture on civil rights since Brown v. Board decisionFeb 23, 2004 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - David Rudovsky, senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, will deliver the spring lecture in the David C. Baum Memorial Lecture Series on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights.Will the Supreme Court rule the federal health care mandate unconstitutional?Mar 22, 2012 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... Kurt T. Lash, the Alumni Distinguished Professor of LawDeloitte & Touche USA chairman to lecture on leadership and integrityMar 27, 2006 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Sharon L. Allen, the chairman of the board of Deloitte & Touche USA, one of the nation's leading accounting and consulting firms, will talk about leadership and integrity Thursday (March 30) as the 2006 Leighton Lecturer on Ethics and Leadership at the University of Illinois' College of Business.