blog posts75 years later, why did Germans follow the Nazis into Holocaust?Aug 26, 2014 9:00 am14737 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 am8411 views A Minute With...™ Peter Fritzsche, expert on Nazi GermanyWestern media's stereotypes of Indian cultureSep 1, 2010 9:00 am8208 views A Minute With™... Rini B. Mehta, a professor of comparative and world literatureDid news coverage turn Americans against the Vietnam War?Sep 5, 2017 11:30 am5133 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 am4479 views A Minute With™... Sandra Kopels, a lawyer and social workerWhat does a 1960s epidemic tell us about Zika?Aug 18, 2016 10:30 am4025 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 ReaganAntibiotic-resistant infections in pets: What now?Oct 3, 2017 8:30 am3467 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.What does the tax reform bill mean for the middle class?Dec 20, 2017 10:45 am3428 views The current tax bill fits with a 30-year trend that doesn’t favor income from work, says sociologist Kevin LeichtIs Academia Waking Up to the Problem of Sexual Harassment?Sep 19, 2016 2:15 pm3406 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. How has Twitter changed news coverage?Oct 22, 2015 11:30 am2915 views A Minute With...™ Alecia Swasy, professor of business journalismDo politics or protests have a place in sports?Sep 28, 2017 12:30 pm2827 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 protestThe ethical dilemmas inherent in school social workJul 6, 2010 9:00 am2619 views A Minute With™... Sandra Kopels, a lawyer and social worker100-year-old trans fat pioneer celebrates news of an FDA banJun 4, 2015 1:00 pm2265 views A Minute With™... Fred Kummerow, trans fat expertThe edTPA assessment and licensing of student teachersApr 25, 2016 9:30 am2223 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 am2120 views A Minute With...™ Mattias Polborn, professor of economics and political scienceMonster hurricanes: Why have recent storms been so huge?Oct 15, 2018 10:45 am2102 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 am2043 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 policiesIs the Every Student Succeeds Act an improvement over No Child Left Behind?Dec 10, 2015 11:00 am1997 views A Minute With...™ Lizanne DeStefano, professor emerita of educational psychologyHow former slaves established schools and educated their population after the Civil WarFeb 12, 2007 9:00 am1818 views A Minute With™... Christopher Span, a professor of educational policy studiesCan data analytics help you fill out a March Madness bracket?Mar 7, 2017 9:30 am1818 views Fill in your March Madness bracket from the center out, says bracketologist Sheldon H. Jacobson.Why has Putin's Napoleonic 'cold charisma' made him so popular in Russia?Oct 9, 2015 11:30 am1710 views A Minute With...™ Richard Tempest, professor of Slavic languages and literaturesTransgender bathrooms: An architectural perspectiveMay 26, 2016 11:00 am1647 views A Minute With...™ Kathryn Anthony, an Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Distinguished Professor of architectureFour years later, what effect has expanded video gambling had on Illinois?Oct 24, 2016 9:30 am1548 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.Should we worry about ticks this summer?Jun 27, 2018 9:30 am1517 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 am1459 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 GundersenHas 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 has the definition of ‘effective leadership’ changed?Nov 2, 2016 3:30 pm1441 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 do employers combat a resurgent white supremacy movement?Aug 15, 2017 9:30 am1429 views Labor and employment relations professor Michael LeRoy discusses his research about confronting a resurgent white supremacy movement.Who wins and loses in proposed tax reform?Dec 7, 2017 8:30 am1411 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 pm1408 views A Minute With...™ computer scientist Roy H. Campbell100 years after influenza pandemic, why should I get a flu shot?Oct 31, 2018 10:45 am1399 views Influenza has no cure, but vaccines and anti-viral treatments could help thwart another deadly outbreak, says microbiology professor Christopher Brooke.What quality of education are schools required to provide to students with disabilities?Jan 25, 2017 8:30 am1375 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.Is the tide of sexual misconduct allegations shifting the balance of power?Mar 2, 2018 10:30 am1368 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 HundWill Illinois’ new education law fix the state’s teacher shortage?May 4, 2018 1:00 pm1366 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.Can birthright citizenship be taken away?Nov 1, 2018 12:45 pm1357 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.How is higher education making college degrees more attainable?Aug 29, 2018 8:30 am1353 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.60 years ago this month, Emmett Till's death sparked a movementAug 17, 2015 10:30 am1321 views A Minute With...™ Christopher Benson, author and professor of journalismHow will upcoming Supreme Court case, teacher strikes affect organized labor?Apr 25, 2018 8:00 am1291 views A pending U.S. Supreme Court case could lead to the most significant changes in labor relations since the Taft-Hartley Act of 1947, says Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois.What is a neutrino and why do they matter?Jul 18, 2018 9:30 am1272 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.What makes political distrust such a problem?Oct 3, 2016 9:15 am1239 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.Vietnam War at 50: What has been the legacy of Agent Orange?Sep 5, 2017 11:30 am1228 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.Why laws restricting bathroom access to transgender people won't workMay 26, 2016 11:30 am1219 views A Minute With...™ Robin Fretwell Wilson, director of the Program in Family Law and PolicyWhat does refugee vetting look like on the ground?Mar 21, 2017 9:45 am1189 views A doctoral student found that the vetting process for refugees seeking U.S. admission was long and intense.What should we make of Russia’s revolution now?Oct 26, 2017 8:45 am1181 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 pm1172 views Donald Trump may not get everything he wants from Congress, despite its Republican majorities, says Illinois political science professor Tracy Sulkin.How might teaching inclusive history affect the educational, social climate in Illinois' public schools?Jun 26, 2018 9:00 am1149 views Leslie K. Morrow, the director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center, discusses the impact that a proposed law could have on the curricula and students in Illinois public schools.Illinois Supreme Court's pension ruling: Back to the drawing board?May 12, 2015 12:15 pm1105 views A Minute With™...Jeffrey Brown, director of the Center for Business and Public PolicyHow should universities handle controversial speech?Aug 30, 2017 8:30 am1084 views The proper way to register dissent with speech one finds offensive doesn’t involve blockades or threatening violence. It’s more speech, says lllinois law dean Vikram AmarWhy you should factor driving into your weight loss planJan 8, 2016 10:00 am1053 views A Minute With...™ Sheldon Jacobson, expert on data scienceHow could so many be so wrong predicting the presidential election?Nov 11, 2016 1:00 pm1030 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.