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Are outspoken social media users more polarized in their views on racial equality?

Stewart Coles is a professor of communication at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He also is the co-author of a recent study that examined political...

How can academia help implement lessons from the 2022 climate summit?

The 27th annual United Nations Climate Change Conference concluded Nov. 18 at Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, after two weeks of deliberations. Ashish Sharma,...

What’s the business potential of the metaverse?

Robert Brunner is the associate dean for innovation and chief disruption officer at the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Brunner...

What message did voters send this midterm election?

Brian Gaines is a professor of political science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a senior scholar at the U. of I. System’s Institute of...

How can the 2022 Global Carbon Budget report help inform UN Climate Summit?

The Global Carbon Project published the Global Carbon Budget 2022 today, giving world leaders access to data on atmospheric carbon concentrations, emissions and trends for the...

Is the independent state legislature theory constitutionally valid?

Vikram Amar is the dean of the University of Illinois College of Law and the Iwan Foundation Professor of Law. Amar, an expert...

How has national security policy changed in the Biden administration?

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign law professor and Heidi Hurd Faculty Scholar Patrick Keenan is an expert in counterterrorism law and international criminal law. He...

Why do we love horror films?

October brings another onscreen killing spree by the knife-wielding Michael Myers in “Halloween Ends,” purportedly the final movie in the “Halloween” film...

What do we know about political advertising?

It can be challenging to distinguish between a paid political ad and one that is not in today’s media environment, especially on...

What’s behind the teacher shortage in US schools?

Nancy Latham is the executive director of the Council on Teacher Education and an associate dean in the College of Education at the University of...

What were the underlying issues of the railroad labor dispute?

Michael LeRoy is an expert in labor law and employment relations at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. LeRoy, who advised the Council of...

What explains ‘quiet quitting’ in the workplace?

YoungAh Park is a professor of labor and employment relations at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign who studies work stress and recovery. Park...

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