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July 25, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Carlos A. Varela discusses his research that aims to improve auto-pilot technology so that errors are caught before they become large-scale aviation disasters.
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The Academic Minute features professors from top institutions around the country, delving into topics from the serious to the light-hearted, keeping listeners abreast of what's new and exciting in the academy.
The Pulse, hosted by Rodney B. Murray of University of the Sciences, is Inside Higher Ed's monthly technology podcast
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September 15, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Colorado State University's Brian Foy discusses his work with a drug that could revolutionize mosquito control in malaria-ravaged areas.
September 14, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Rochester Institute of Technology's Wade Robison explores the philosophical assumptions at the heart of sustainability ethics.
September 13, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, American Public University's Fred Stielow discusses how university libraries are adapting to the demands of the information age.
September 12, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Smith College's Joshua Miller examines the psychological landscape individuals must navigate in the wake of disasters. Miller is a professor of social welfare policy at Smith and chair of the School for Social Work's social policy sequence. Find out more about him here. A transcript of the podcast can be found here.
September 9, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University at Albany's Jeffrey Berman discusses the important role loss has played in inspiring great memoirs. Berman is Distinguished Teaching Professor in the department of English at Albany and author of Dying to Teach. Find out more about him here.