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December 18, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of York's Lisa Peschel explores the discovery of theatrical works that were only performed in World War II Jewish ghettos.
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April 25, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Smith College's Denise McKahn describes the challenges colleges and universities face when attempting to achieve carbon neutrality. McKahn is an assistant professor of engineering at Smith. Find out more about her here.
April 22, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Pepperdine University's Dyron Daughrity examines the different ways Christians around the world celebrate Easter. Daughrity is an assistant professor of religion at Pepperdine and author of The Changing World of Christianity: The Global History of a Borderless Religion (Peter Lang). Find out more about him here.
April 21, 2011
In today's Academic Minute, Mount Saint Mary College's Charles Zola examines the meaning of Easter to Christians through history and in the present. Zola is an assistant professor of philosophy and director of the Catholic and Dominican Institute at Mount Saint Mary. Find out more about him here.
April 20, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Dartmouth College's Susanne Freidberg discusses the egg’s path from seasonal consumption to year-round staple. Freidberg is a professor of geography at Dartmouth and author of Fresh: A Perishable History (Harvard University Press, 2009). Find out more about her here.
April 19, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Nicole Soper Gorden of the University of Massachusetts Amherst discusses the love-hate relationship that the plant kingdom has with insects, and how some plants defend themselves. Soper Gorden is a Ph.D. candidate at UMass. Find out more about her here.