Lecture Archive 2008–2009

Dr. Atomic: The story behind the opera

Robert Eisenstein (Professor Emeritus of Physics, UI)

100 Years of Corn Research

John Dudley (Professor Emeritus of Crop Sciences, UI)

Illinois architecture: 150 great places

Mike Jackson (Chief Architect, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

Introduction to the Prairie Ensemble

Kevin Kelly (Musical Director, Prairie Ensemble)

The reinvention of Richard III

Sharon Michalove (Adjunct Assistant Professor of History, UI)

Emergency planning and crisis management

Todd Short (Police Officer, UI)

A focus on women and aging

Ellen Evans (Professor of Kinesiology, UI)

Biofuels: A case study

Kathleen Robbins (Director, Clean Energy, Green Microfinance)

April 1975: The fall of Saigon

Ron Yates (Professor and Dean, College of Media, UI)

Thwarting the attack

Tony Ortiz (Police Officer, UI)

Digital Delights

Sam Reese (Associate Professor Emeritus of Music Education, UI)

Creating the Ghetto: Venice and the Jews in the sixteenth century

Sharon Michalove

Illinois Promise

Susan Gershenfeld (Director, Illinois Promise, UI)

Coming of Age: China and the Olympic Games

Nancy Thies Marshall (1972 Olympic gymnast and former NBC sports commentator)

Regional dynamics and racialization on a Midwest frontier

George Calfas (Graduate student in Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, UI)

The Lord was not on trial

Dannel McCollum (Champaign Mayor, and son of the plaintiff in the landmark case on the separation of church and state)

Economic seminar

Ed Scharlau (Vice Chair, First Busey Corporation)

Summer Studio Theatre

Brant Pope (Professor and Head, Department of Theatre, UI)

Transcendental meditation

Emily Levin (teacher of transcendental meditation)

Angels and Demons

Robert Eisenstein

The New Yorker covers the landscape

Bob Riley (Professor Emeritus of Landscape Architecture, UI)

Book finding

Fred Christensen