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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.
Rodney B. Murray, executive director of academic technology at the University of the Sciences, is charged with advancing all aspects of educational technology on campus.
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March 21, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, John Mutter of Columbia University’s Earth Institute discusses why, in the wake of a natural disaster, the poor often face a unique set of challenges to survival and recovery. Mutter is a professor of international and public affairs at Columbia, and founded the Katrina Deceased Victims List and the Bamboo Bike Project. Find out more about him here.
March 18, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Monmouth University's Joseph Reynolds of Monmouth University explains the increase in coastal wildlife activity that accompanies the onset of spring. Reynolds is an instructor of geography at Monmouth, in New Jersey.
March 16, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Bard College's Eban Goodstein explores the role that green technology could play in the economic recovery. Goodstein directs the Bard Center for Environmental Policy, and wrote the college-level text book Economics and the Environment. Find out more about him here.
March 15, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the Rhode Island School of Design's Mikyoung Kim describes the importance of imagination in children and how playground designers can foster imaginative play. Kim is a professor of architecture and design at the RISD.
March 15, 2011
The March 2011 edition of The Pulse features an interview with Steve Anderson, director of the Media Arts + Practice Ph.D. Program and assistant professor of interactive media at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts. He discusses the prospects of a more rational future for fair use in publishing and teaching.