blog postsReflections on media coverage of the war in IraqDec 16, 2005 9:00 am13 views A Minute With™... College of Media Dean Ron YatesHow would a gross receipts tax affect Illinois consumers?Jan 6, 2006 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... economist J. Fred GiertzIncreased insecurity in pensions and retirementJan 23, 2006 9:00 am6 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. KaplanThe effect of the Patriot Act on library useJan 30, 2006 9:00 am11 views A Minute With™... Leigh Estabrook, the director of the Library Research CenterThe 'truth' about memoirsFeb 8, 2006 9:00 am14 views A Minute With™... Philip Graham, a professor of EnglishThe new planet, Sedna, and where that leaves PlutoFeb 20, 2006 9:00 am11 views A Minute With™... James B. Kaler, a professor emeritus of astronomySnapshot of the New Orleans recovery effortsMar 7, 2006 9:00 am2 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 AmericaMar 17, 2006 9:00 am4 views A Minute With™... David Ikenberry, a professor of finance and the chair of the finance department in the College of BusinessDon't let more frequent tornado warnings lull you into complacencyApr 3, 2006 9:00 am4 views A Minute With™... Ed Kieser, the chief meteorologist at WILL AM-FM-TVPreserving cultural heritage despite wars and tourismApr 17, 2006 9:00 am4 views A Minute With™... D. Fairchild Ruggles, a professor of landscape architectureUpdate on the spread of avian influenzaMay 1, 2006 9:00 am13 views A Minute With™... Yvette J. Johnson, a professor of veterinary clinical medicineHow can graduating seniors best prepare for the job market?May 8, 2006 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... Brandon J. Bute, assistant director of the campus Career CenterA shortage of livestock veterinarians and its potential effect on human healthMay 23, 2006 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™... John A. Herrmann, a professor of veterinary clinical medicineA director to the stars and a professor to UI studentsJun 5, 2006 9:00 am10 views A Minute With™... UI theater professor Daniel SullivanWhat makes Merapi such a dangerous volcano?Jun 14, 2006 9:00 am176 views A Minute With™... Midwest volcanologist and geology professor Susan W. KiefferWhy schools should move from traditional to 'balanced' calendarsJun 22, 2006 9:00 am15 views A Minute With™... Carolyn Shields, the head of the department of educational organization and leadershipHow will rising oil prices affect the U.S. economy?Jun 30, 2006 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... Hadi Salehi Esfahani, a professor of economicsWhat you need to know about the spike in Illinois electric ratesJul 14, 2006 9:00 am4 views A Minute With™... George Gross, a professor of electrical and computer engineeringHow do you know when your children are ready to stay home alone?Aug 1, 2006 9:00 am8 views A Minute With™... Dottie Squire, the Resource Development Coordinator at the Child Care Resource ServiceHow does parents' methamphetamine use affect their children?Aug 7, 2006 9:00 am58 views A Minute With™... Wendy Haight, a professor of social workWhat happens to U.S.-born children when their parents are deported?Aug 17, 2006 9:00 am53 views A Minute With™... Noreen M. Sugrue, coordinator of Health Policy InitiativesWhy is the number of fatal motorcycle crashes increasing?Sep 1, 2006 9:00 am14 views A Minute With™... John Sudlow, project coordinator for the free Motorcycle Rider Program at IllinoisAre insect populations rising with Earth's temperature?Sep 15, 2006 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... U. of I. Extension entomologist Phil NixonYou mean people still try to ban books they don't like?!Sep 22, 2006 9:00 am3 views A Minute With™... Christine Jenkins teaches in the areas of youth services librarianship, children's and young adult literature and literacy studiesOn politics, access to health care, and longterm financial liabilitiesSep 27, 2006 9:00 am2 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 GenerationOct 2, 2006 9:00 am9 views A Minute With™... Noshir Contractor, a professor of speech communication and of psychologyRamifications of North Korea's nuke testOct 9, 2006 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... Julian Palmore, the director of the UI's Program in Arms Control, Disarmament and International SecurityEducational challenges for Illinois' growing Latino populationOct 13, 2006 9:00 am9 views A Minute With™... Jorge Chapa, the director of the UI's Center on Democracy in a Multiracial SocietyWatching, planning key to avoiding soybean rust in IllinoisOct 17, 2006 9:00 am14 views A Minute With™... Suzanne Bissonnette, an Integrated Pest Management Extension EducatorDoes the Hawaiian quake make volcanic eruptions more likely?Oct 20, 2006 9:00 am19 views A Minute With™... Amr Elnashai, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in the United KingdomWhat does 'fair' mean when it comes to redistricting?Oct 30, 2006 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... Brian J. Gaines, a professor of political scienceHow more immigrants might save Social SecurityOct 31, 2006 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... Joseph Finnerty, who teaches at the College of BusinessLooking ahead after congressional, state electionsNov 9, 2006 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... James D. Nowlan, a senior fellow at the Institute of Government and Public AffairsKFC removes trans fats – will other fast food chains follow?Nov 15, 2006 9:00 am7 views A Minute With™... Manabu "Mani" Nakamura, a professor of biochemical and molecular nutritionAre your kids headed for a 'hangover of hyper-consumerism' this holiday season?Dec 6, 2006 9:00 am15 views A Minute With™... Dan Cook, a professor of advertisingWhy the 2005 law making it harder to file bankruptcy should not be considered a successJan 18, 2007 9:00 am5 views A Minute With™... Robert M. Lawless, an Illinois professor of lawWhat you need to know about the spike in Illinois electric ratesJan 30, 2007 9:00 am10 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 energyFeb 6, 2007 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... Stephen P. Long, Illinois' lead investigator on a new Energy Biosciences InstituteHow former slaves established schools and educated their population after the Civil WarFeb 12, 2007 9:00 am78 views A Minute With™... Christopher Span, a professor of educational policy studiesOn the creation of a new obesity drug for dogsFeb 23, 2007 9:00 am10 views A Minute With™... Thomas K. Graves, a professor of veterinary clinical medicineHow would a gross receipts tax affect Illinois consumers?Mar 15, 2007 9:00 am15 views A Minute With™... J. Fred Giertz, a professor of economicsHow are subprime mortgages hurting the economy?Mar 25, 2007 9:00 am19 views A Minute With™... Lynne Dearborn, a professor of architecture and urban planningOn the collapse of North American honey bee populationsMar 30, 2007 9:00 am8 views A Minute With™... entomology professor and department head May BerenbaumIs the so-called 'gyroball' just hype?Apr 6, 2007 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... Alan Nathan is a professor of physics whose specialtiesWill profit-driven media conglomerates snuff out investigative journalism?Apr 14, 2007 9:00 am9 views A Minute With™... Bill Gaines, the Knight Chair in Investigative and Enterprise ReportingOn keeping the Illinois campus safeApr 19, 2007 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... Krystal Fitzpatrick, the interim chief of policeOn laws to regulate smoking indoorsApr 26, 2007 9:00 am7 views A Minute With™... Scott Hays, a research scientist at the Center for Prevention Research and DevelopmentIs the Governor's 'Illinois Covered' proposal universal health insurance?Apr 30, 2007 9:00 am4 views A Minute With™... Robert F. Rich, the director of the Institute of Government and Public AffairsI.T. offshoring is driving the next global job shiftMay 16, 2007 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... Gale Summerfield is the director of the U. of I.'s Women and Gender in Global Perspectives ProgramTrimming the fuel bill for your summer vacationJun 4, 2007 9:00 am16 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.