blog posts75 years later, why did Germans follow the Nazis into Holocaust?Aug 26, 2014 9:00 am37916 views A Minute With™... Peter Fritzsche, a historian of modern Germany'Race': A historian looks at Jesse Owens' impact on Germany and the U.S.Feb 17, 2016 8:15 am13331 views A Minute With...™ Peter Fritzsche, expert on Nazi GermanyWestern media's stereotypes of Indian cultureSep 1, 2010 9:00 am11832 views A Minute With™... Rini B. Mehta, a professor of comparative and world literatureHow is Illinois contributing to the Event Horizon Telescope Project?Apr 10, 2019 8:15 am8990 views The Event Horizon Telescope Project announced that it has captured the first image of a black hole. The feature is located at the center of Messier 87 – a giant elliptical galaxy in the constellation Virgo. News Bureau physical sciences editor Lois Yoksoulian spoke with University of Illinois physics and astronomy professor Charles Gammie, who heads up the theory working group for the large, multi-institutional collaboration.Did news coverage turn Americans against the Vietnam War?Sep 5, 2017 11:30 am8909 views News coverage of the Vietnam War did not have the effect on popular support that many believe, says a University of Illinois researcher. When a minor becomes pregnant, must schools notify the parents?Jun 28, 2010 9:00 am8054 views A Minute With™... Sandra Kopels, a lawyer and social workerAntibiotic-resistant infections in pets: What now?Oct 3, 2017 8:30 am6030 views Rates of antibiotic-resistant infections in companion animals are rising at an alarming rate. An Illinois veterinarian discusses what can be done about it.Do politics or protests have a place in sports?Sep 28, 2017 12:30 pm4368 views A U. of I. professor who specializes in the history of sports says it’s not realistic to see sporting events as free of politics or protestWhat does a 1960s epidemic tell us about Zika?Aug 18, 2016 10:30 am4055 views With its easy-to-miss symptoms and link to birth defects, the Zika virus is very similar to German measles (rubella), according to history professor Leslie ReaganHow has Twitter changed news coverage?Oct 22, 2015 11:30 am3599 views A Minute With...™ Alecia Swasy, professor of business journalismThe ethical dilemmas inherent in school social workJul 6, 2010 9:00 am3527 views A Minute With™... Sandra Kopels, a lawyer and social workerWhat does the tax reform bill mean for the middle class?Dec 20, 2017 10:45 am3490 views The current tax bill fits with a 30-year trend that doesn’t favor income from work, says sociologist Kevin LeichtHow former slaves established schools and educated their population after the Civil WarFeb 12, 2007 9:00 am3449 views A Minute With™... Christopher Span, a professor of educational policy studiesIs Academia Waking Up to the Problem of Sexual Harassment?Sep 19, 2016 2:15 pm3414 views U. of I. anthropology professor Kathryn Clancy supports a federal legislative effort that would require universities to report – and federal funding agencies to consider – findings that any university professor engaged in discrimination on the basis of sex. Is there a cure for potholes?Feb 27, 2019 2:00 pm3018 views Temperatures may be on the rise, but many motorists and pedestrians remain focused on the ground as they attempt to navigate safely around the many potholes that develop this time of year. Industrial and enterprise systems engineering professor Henrique M. Reis spoke with Illinois News Bureau physical sciences editor Lois Yoksoulian about how potholes form and if there are any potential solutions.Are global warming, recent Midwest cold snap related?Feb 12, 2019 8:15 am2956 views Last month, the Midwest experienced record-breaking cold temperatures and many are wondering how, when the climate is experiencing an unprecedented warming trend, we can still experience such frigid cold. News Bureau physical sciences editor Lois Yoksoulian asked University of Illinois atmospheric sciences professor Don Wuebbles to explain.The edTPA assessment and licensing of student teachersApr 25, 2016 9:30 am2867 views A Minute With...™ Illinois Professor Chris Roegge, executive director of the Council on Teacher Education Why not have one national primary election for presidential nominees?Feb 16, 2016 10:45 am2372 views A Minute With...™ Mattias Polborn, professor of economics and political scienceWill Illinois’ new education law fix the state’s teacher shortage?May 4, 2018 1:00 pm2346 views Chris Roegge, the executive director of the Council on Teacher Education at the University of Illinois, discusses whether new legislation in Illinois will remedy the state's shortage of teachers.100-year-old trans fat pioneer celebrates news of an FDA banJun 4, 2015 1:00 pm2306 views A Minute With™... Fred Kummerow, trans fat expertCan birthright citizenship be taken away?Nov 1, 2018 12:45 pm2167 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.Monster hurricanes: Why have recent storms been so huge?Oct 15, 2018 10:45 am2148 views Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, as the first Category 4 storm in recorded history to reach shore in the northeast Gulf Coast. News Bureau physical sciences editor Lois Yoksoulian spoke with Illinois atmospheric sciences professor Deanna Hence about the storm’s size, strength and path, and the impact of global climate change on future hurricanes. Is affirmative action in college admissions under threat?Aug 23, 2017 9:00 am2126 views An Illinois expert on affirmative action in higher education talks about the Justice Department’s plans to investigate possible racial discrimination in college and university admissions policiesVietnam War at 50: What has been the legacy of Agent Orange?Sep 5, 2017 11:30 am2118 views A historian looks at the Vietnam War herbicide Agent Orange and how it changed ideas about war wounds and the cause of birth defects.Is the Every Student Succeeds Act an improvement over No Child Left Behind?Dec 10, 2015 11:00 am2117 views A Minute With...™ Lizanne DeStefano, professor emerita of educational psychologyWhat was lost in the Notre Dame Cathedral fire?Apr 17, 2019 12:00 pm2096 views Notre Dame Cathedral, severely damaged by fire this week, is widely understood as “the beating heart of France,” with global significance beyond that, says one University of Illinois historian in a Q&A. Another notes how a key aspect of music as we know it today was invented for the cathedral’s unique resonant space, a soundscape lost in the fire.Superfluidity: what is it and why does it matter?Dec 20, 2018 8:45 am2091 views 2018 marks the 80th anniversary of the landmark physics discovery of superfluidity. News Bureau physical sciences editor Lois Yoksoulian asked University of Illinois physics professor and 2003 Nobel Prize winner Anthony Leggett about the significance of the historic finding.How are drones changing warfare, threatening security?Apr 30, 2018 9:45 am1964 views A U. of I. professor discusses drones and the implications of their use in terrorism and warfare.Why has Putin's Napoleonic 'cold charisma' made him so popular in Russia?Oct 9, 2015 11:30 am1961 views A Minute With...™ Richard Tempest, professor of Slavic languages and literaturesCan data analytics help you fill out a March Madness bracket?Mar 7, 2017 9:30 am1903 views Fill in your March Madness bracket from the center out, says bracketologist Sheldon H. Jacobson.How does parents' methamphetamine use affect their children?Aug 7, 2006 9:00 am1879 views A Minute With™... Wendy Haight, a professor of social workHow does sexual harassment affect young women in physics?Apr 23, 2019 10:30 am1850 views In a study reported in the journal Physical Review Physics Education Research, nearly 75% of 471 undergraduate women in physics who responded to a survey offered during a professional conference reported having experienced at least one type of sexual harassment – mostly gender harassment – in their field. U. of I. anthropology professor Kathryn Clancy, a co-author of the report, talked to News Bureau life sciences editor Diana Yates about the study, which also examined the respondents’ feelings of belonging and legitimacy as scientists and scholars.Four years later, what effect has expanded video gambling had on Illinois?Oct 24, 2016 9:30 am1821 views Giveaways to gambling interests in Illinois have robbed state coffers of billions of dollars, says John W. Kindt, an emeritus professor of business and legal policy at the University of Illinois.Transgender bathrooms: An architectural perspectiveMay 26, 2016 11:00 am1768 views A Minute With...™ Kathryn Anthony, an Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Distinguished Professor of architectureHow has the definition of ‘effective leadership’ changed?Nov 2, 2016 3:30 pm1754 views David Rosch, a professor of agriculture education and an expert on leadership, spoke recently about popular perceptions of good leadership and how those standards have changed.Should we worry about ticks this summer?Jun 27, 2018 9:30 am1711 views Editor’s note: The number of tick-borne illnesses diagnosed annually in the United States doubled between 2004 and 2016, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Summer is prime tick season, and people spending time outdoors should be vigilant, says University of Illinois entomology professor Brian F. Allan. An expert in the spread of insect- and tick-borne diseases, Allan discussed ticks in Illinois, how to prevent bites and when to seek medical attention in an interview with News Bureau biomedical sciences editor Liz Ahlberg Touchstone.Would replacing food stamps with food boxes reduce hunger?Feb 22, 2018 8:30 am1555 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 GundersenWhat quality of education are schools required to provide to students with disabilities?Jan 25, 2017 8:30 am1535 views Special education professor James Shriner on a case recently heard by the U.S. Supreme Court to decide the educational benefits that public schools are required to provide to students with disabilities.What is a neutrino and why do they matter?Jul 18, 2018 9:30 am1513 views Scientists recently announced the discovery of a subatomic particle that made its way to Earth from an event that occurred 3.7 billion light-years away. Sensors buried within Antarctic ice detected the ghostly cosmic particle, called a neutrino, and traced its origin to a rapidly spinning galactic nucleus known as a blazar. Physical sciences editor Lois Yoksoulian spoke with physics professor Liang Yang about the significance of the discovery.How do employers combat a resurgent white supremacy movement?Aug 15, 2017 9:30 am1495 views Labor and employment relations professor Michael LeRoy discusses his research about confronting a resurgent white supremacy movement.100 years after influenza pandemic, why should I get a flu shot?Oct 31, 2018 10:45 am1461 views Influenza has no cure, but vaccines and anti-viral treatments could help thwart another deadly outbreak, says microbiology professor Christopher Brooke.60 years ago this month, Emmett Till's death sparked a movementAug 17, 2015 10:30 am1453 views A Minute With...™ Christopher Benson, author and professor of journalismHas fantasy sports crossed the line to become another form of online gambling?Oct 9, 2015 10:00 am1441 views A Minute With...™ John Kindt, expert on business and legal policyHow is higher education making college degrees more attainable?Aug 29, 2018 8:30 am1432 views Eboni Zamani-Gallaher, the director of the Office of Community College Research and Leadership at the University of Illinois, discusses initiatives that are making college degrees attainable for more students.JFK's inaugural speech still stirring, memorable at 50Jan 18, 2011 9:00 am1428 views A Minute With™... John Murphy, a professor of communicationWhat are the guiding principles of 'environmental sustainability'?Apr 14, 2008 9:00 am1423 views A Minute With™... William C. Sullivan, a professor of landscape architectureWho wins and loses in proposed tax reform?Dec 7, 2017 8:30 am1416 views Richard Kaplan, an internationally recognized expert on U.S. tax policy, discusses the Republican tax overhaul plan now before CongressCan the FBI hack the iPhone?Feb 25, 2016 12:30 pm1410 views A Minute With...™ computer scientist Roy H. CampbellIs the tide of sexual misconduct allegations shifting the balance of power?Mar 2, 2018 10:30 am1409 views News reports, social media campaigns such as #MeToo are raising awareness of sexual misconduct and helping survivors find their voices, says educational psychologist Anita HundWhat makes political distrust such a problem?Oct 3, 2016 9:15 am1356 views The polarization and dysfunction in Congress has spread in recent years to the voting public, says professor Thomas Rudolph, but it’s more about simply disliking political opponents than differences over ideology.