blog posts'Race': A historian looks at Jesse Owens' impact on Germany and the U.S.Feb 17, 2016 8:15 am5409 views A Minute With...™ Peter Fritzsche, expert on Nazi Germany75 years later, why did Germans follow the Nazis into Holocaust?Aug 26, 2014 9:00 am4622 views A Minute With™... Peter Fritzsche, a historian of modern GermanyWestern media's stereotypes of Indian cultureSep 1, 2010 9:00 am4551 views A Minute With™... Rini B. Mehta, a professor of comparative and world literatureWhat does a 1960s epidemic tell us about Zika?Aug 18, 2016 10:30 am3964 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 ReaganIs Academia Waking Up to the Problem of Sexual Harassment?Sep 19, 2016 2:15 pm3389 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. What does the tax reform bill mean for the middle class?Dec 20, 2017 10:45 am3346 views The current tax bill fits with a 30-year trend that doesn’t favor income from work, says sociologist Kevin LeichtDid news coverage turn Americans against the Vietnam War?Sep 5, 2017 11:30 am2354 views News coverage of the Vietnam War did not have the effect on popular support that many believe, says a University of Illinois researcher. 100-year-old trans fat pioneer celebrates news of an FDA banJun 4, 2015 1:00 pm2243 views A Minute With™... Fred Kummerow, trans fat expertHow has Twitter changed news coverage?Oct 22, 2015 11:30 am2219 views A Minute With...™ Alecia Swasy, professor of business journalismAntibiotic-resistant infections in pets: What now?Oct 3, 2017 8:30 am1981 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.Why not have one national primary election for presidential nominees?Feb 16, 2016 10:45 am1850 views A Minute With...™ Mattias Polborn, professor of economics and political scienceIs affirmative action in college admissions under threat?Aug 23, 2017 9:00 am1825 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 policiesWhen a minor becomes pregnant, must schools notify the parents?Jun 28, 2010 9:00 am1817 views A Minute With™... Sandra Kopels, a lawyer and social workerIs the Every Student Succeeds Act an improvement over No Child Left Behind?Dec 10, 2015 11:00 am1808 views A Minute With...™ Lizanne DeStefano, professor emerita of educational psychologyCan data analytics help you fill out a March Madness bracket?Mar 7, 2017 9:30 am1805 views Fill in your March Madness bracket from the center out, says bracketologist Sheldon H. Jacobson.The edTPA assessment and licensing of student teachersApr 25, 2016 9:30 am1715 views A Minute With...™ Illinois Professor Chris Roegge, executive director of the Council on Teacher Education Transgender bathrooms: An architectural perspectiveMay 26, 2016 11:00 am1535 views A Minute With...™ Kathryn Anthony, an Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Distinguished Professor of architectureWhy has Putin's Napoleonic 'cold charisma' made him so popular in Russia?Oct 9, 2015 11:30 am1508 views A Minute With...™ Richard Tempest, professor of Slavic languages and literaturesThe ethical dilemmas inherent in school social workJul 6, 2010 9:00 am1442 views A Minute With™... Sandra Kopels, a lawyer and social workerHas 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 policyCan the FBI hack the iPhone?Feb 25, 2016 12:30 pm1406 views A Minute With...™ computer scientist Roy H. CampbellWho wins and loses in proposed tax reform?Dec 7, 2017 8:30 am1386 views Richard Kaplan, an internationally recognized expert on U.S. tax policy, discusses the Republican tax overhaul plan now before CongressHow do employers combat a resurgent white supremacy movement?Aug 15, 2017 9:30 am1329 views Labor and employment relations professor Michael LeRoy discusses his research about confronting a resurgent white supremacy movement.Would replacing food stamps with food boxes reduce hunger?Feb 22, 2018 8:30 am1307 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 GundersenIs the tide of sexual misconduct allegations shifting the balance of power?Mar 2, 2018 10:30 am1302 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 HundFour years later, what effect has expanded video gambling had on Illinois?Oct 24, 2016 9:30 am1206 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.What should we make of Russia’s revolution now?Oct 26, 2017 8:45 am1168 views A U. of I. history professor takes a fresh look at the Russian Revolution on its centennial.Does one-party rule mean all Trump promises become reality?Nov 16, 2016 12:00 pm1163 views Donald Trump may not get everything he wants from Congress, despite its Republican majorities, says Illinois political science professor Tracy Sulkin.What does refugee vetting look like on the ground?Mar 21, 2017 9:45 am1155 views A doctoral student found that the vetting process for refugees seeking U.S. admission was long and intense.Why laws restricting bathroom access to transgender people won't workMay 26, 2016 11:30 am1146 views A Minute With...™ Robin Fretwell Wilson, director of the Program in Family Law and Policy60 years ago this month, Emmett Till's death sparked a movementAug 17, 2015 10:30 am1111 views A Minute With...™ Christopher Benson, author and professor of journalismIllinois Supreme Court's pension ruling: Back to the drawing board?May 12, 2015 12:15 pm1094 views A Minute With™...Jeffrey Brown, director of the Center for Business and Public PolicyWhat quality of education are schools required to provide to students with disabilities?Jan 25, 2017 8:30 am1091 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 makes political distrust such a problem?Oct 3, 2016 9:15 am1084 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.Do politics or protests have a place in sports?Sep 28, 2017 12:30 pm1059 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 protestWhy you should factor driving into your weight loss planJan 8, 2016 10:00 am1048 views A Minute With...™ Sheldon Jacobson, expert on data scienceHow has the definition of ‘effective leadership’ changed?Nov 2, 2016 3:30 pm1017 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.How could so many be so wrong predicting the presidential election?Nov 11, 2016 1:00 pm1004 views Illinois political scientist Brian Gaines, an expert on polling and public opinion, spoke about what might have happened and the challenges of getting it right.Are you vulnerable to newly discovered online security risks?Jan 8, 2018 3:15 pm1001 views Nearly everyone is. And the culprits, Meltdown and Spectre, could wreak havoc on personal security if ignored, says computer science professor Chris FletcherWhat’s most important for the future of our national parks?Jun 8, 2016 8:30 am980 views National Park Service at 100: A Minute With™ parks and politics expert Robert PahreVietnam War at 50: What has been the legacy of Agent Orange?Sep 5, 2017 11:30 am979 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 it possible to be news literate in a ‘fake news’ world?Feb 8, 2017 9:00 am967 views Journalism professor Stephanie Craft: To be news literate, know how to judge a story’s credibility, and also be intentional in how you consume news and understand the forces that shape it.When will the Venezuela crisis end?Jun 22, 2017 10:45 am941 views Political science professor Damarys Canache discusses the plight of Venezuela, where nearly three months of protests have resulted in more than 70 deathsWill it take shuttered schools to force a budget compromise in Illinois?Jun 9, 2016 10:30 am922 views Illinois budget impasse: A Minute With…™ Christopher Z. Mooney, expert on Illinois politicsWould a laptop and tablet ban enhance air travel security?May 17, 2017 9:30 am916 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.Five years after the Arab Spring: Despair, but also hopeJan 21, 2016 11:15 am913 views A Minute With...™ Asef Bayat, sociologist and Middle East expertWould a universal basic income in the U.S. reduce inequality?Jun 22, 2016 1:00 pm902 views A Minute With...™ labor expert Robert BrunoIs our flood insurance model broken?Sep 8, 2017 8:30 am899 views Craig Lemoine, the director of the Financial Planning Program at the College of ACES, discusses the flood insurance market in light of Hurricane Harvey losses.'Star Wars' and the coming of age of special effectsDec 1, 2015 10:15 am898 views A Minute With...™ Julie Turnock, a professor of media and cinema studiesHow could public education change under the Trump administration?Dec 2, 2016 10:00 am885 views Sarah Lubienski, a professor of curriculum and instruction at Illinois, spoke recently about the possible future of public schools under the Trump administration.