blog postsExpert ViewpointsReflections on media coverage of the war in IraqDec 16, 2005 9:00 am13 views A Minute With™... College of Media Dean Ron YatesExpert ViewpointsBusinessHow would a gross receipts tax affect Illinois consumers?Jan 6, 2006 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... economist J. Fred GiertzExpert ViewpointsLawIncreased insecurity in pensions and retirementJan 23, 2006 9:00 am5 views A Minute With™... law professor Richard L. KaplanExpert ViewpointsHumanitiesThe 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 CenterExpert ViewpointsHumanitiesThe 'truth' about memoirsFeb 8, 2006 9:00 am13 views A Minute With™... Philip Graham, a professor of EnglishExpert ViewpointsPhysical SciencesThe new planet, Sedna, and where that leaves PlutoFeb 20, 2006 9:00 am6 views A Minute With™... James B. Kaler, a professor emeritus of astronomyExpert ViewpointsHumanitiesSnapshot of the New Orleans recovery effortsMar 7, 2006 9:00 am1 views A Minute With™... Rob Olshansky, a professor and the associate head of the department of urban and regional planning.Expert ViewpointsBusinessActivist 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 BusinessExpert ViewpointsPhysical SciencesDon'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-TVExpert ViewpointsHumanitiesPreserving cultural heritage despite wars and tourismApr 17, 2006 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... D. Fairchild Ruggles, a professor of landscape architectureExpert ViewpointsVeterinary MedicineUpdate on the spread of avian influenzaMay 1, 2006 9:00 am12 views A Minute With™... Yvette J. Johnson, a professor of veterinary clinical medicineExpert ViewpointsEducationSocial SciencesHow 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 CenterExpert ViewpointsLife SciencesA 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 medicineExpert ViewpointsCampusHumanitiesA director to the stars and a professor to UI studentsJun 5, 2006 9:00 am10 views A Minute With™... UI theater professor Daniel SullivanExpert ViewpointsPhysical SciencesWhat makes Merapi such a dangerous volcano?Jun 14, 2006 9:00 am91 views A Minute With™... Midwest volcanologist and geology professor Susan W. KiefferExpert ViewpointsEducationWhy schools should move from traditional to 'balanced' calendarsJun 22, 2006 9:00 am13 views A Minute With™... Carolyn Shields, the head of the department of educational organization and leadershipExpert ViewpointsBusinessHow 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 economicsExpert ViewpointsEngineeringWhat 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 engineeringExpert ViewpointsSocial SciencesHow do you know when your children are ready to stay home alone?Aug 1, 2006 9:00 am7 views A Minute With™... Dottie Squire, the Resource Development Coordinator at the Child Care Resource ServiceExpert ViewpointsHealthHumanitiesHow does parents' methamphetamine use affect their children?Aug 7, 2006 9:00 am39 views A Minute With™... Wendy Haight, a professor of social workExpert ViewpointsHumanitiesSocial SciencesWhat happens to U.S.-born children when their parents are deported?Aug 17, 2006 9:00 am48 views A Minute With™... Noreen M. Sugrue, coordinator of Health Policy InitiativesExpert ViewpointsHumanitiesSocial SciencesWhy is the number of fatal motorcycle crashes increasing?Sep 1, 2006 9:00 am11 views A Minute With™... John Sudlow, project coordinator for the free Motorcycle Rider Program at IllinoisExpert ViewpointsLife SciencesAre insect populations rising with Earth's temperature?Sep 15, 2006 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... U. of I. Extension entomologist Phil NixonExpert ViewpointsHumanitiesYou 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 studiesExpert ViewpointsOn politics, access to health care, and longterm financial liabilitiesSep 27, 2006 9:00 am1 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.Expert ViewpointsHumanitiesSocial SciencesFacebook, 'soft surveillance,' and the Millennial GenerationOct 2, 2006 9:00 am9 views A Minute With™... Noshir Contractor, a professor of speech communication and of psychologyExpert ViewpointsHumanitiesSocial SciencesRamifications 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 SecurityExpert ViewpointsHumanitiesEducational challenges for Illinois' growing Latino populationOct 13, 2006 9:00 am7 views A Minute With™... Jorge Chapa, the director of the UI's Center on Democracy in a Multiracial SocietyExpert ViewpointsAgricultureWatching, planning key to avoiding soybean rust in IllinoisOct 17, 2006 9:00 am14 views A Minute With™... Suzanne Bissonnette, an Integrated Pest Management Extension EducatorExpert ViewpointsEngineeringDoes 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 KingdomExpert ViewpointsHumanitiesSocial SciencesWhat 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 scienceExpert ViewpointsBusinessHow more immigrants might save Social SecurityOct 31, 2006 9:00 am0 views A Minute With™... Joseph Finnerty, who teaches at the College of BusinessExpert ViewpointsSocial SciencesLooking 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 AffairsExpert ViewpointsHealthKFC 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 nutritionExpert ViewpointsAre 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 advertisingExpert ViewpointsLawWhy 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 lawExpert ViewpointsEngineeringWhat you need to know about the spike in Illinois electric ratesJan 30, 2007 9:00 am7 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.Expert ViewpointsLife SciencesA 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 InstituteExpert ViewpointsEducationHow former slaves established schools and educated their population after the Civil WarFeb 12, 2007 9:00 am30 views A Minute With™... Christopher Span, a professor of educational policy studiesExpert ViewpointsVeterinary MedicineOn the creation of a new obesity drug for dogsFeb 23, 2007 9:00 am8 views A Minute With™... Thomas K. Graves, a professor of veterinary clinical medicineExpert ViewpointsBusinessHow would a gross receipts tax affect Illinois consumers?Mar 15, 2007 9:00 am13 views A Minute With™... J. Fred Giertz, a professor of economicsExpert ViewpointsBusinessHumanitiesHow are subprime mortgages hurting the economy?Mar 25, 2007 9:00 am9 views A Minute With™... Lynne Dearborn, a professor of architecture and urban planningExpert ViewpointsLife SciencesOn the collapse of North American honey bee populationsMar 30, 2007 9:00 am8 views A Minute With™... entomology professor and department head May BerenbaumExpert ViewpointsPhysical SciencesIs the so-called 'gyroball' just hype?Apr 6, 2007 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... Alan Nathan is a professor of physics whose specialtiesExpert ViewpointsHumanitiesWill 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 ReportingExpert ViewpointsCampusOn keeping the Illinois campus safeApr 19, 2007 9:00 am2 views A Minute With™... Krystal Fitzpatrick, the interim chief of policeExpert ViewpointsLawOn laws to regulate smoking indoorsApr 26, 2007 9:00 am4 views A Minute With™... Scott Hays, a research scientist at the Center for Prevention Research and DevelopmentExpert ViewpointsHealthLawIs 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 AffairsExpert ViewpointsHumanitiesI.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 ProgramExpert ViewpointsHumanitiesTrimming 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.