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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.
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February 14, 2011 - 12:07pm
In today’s Academic Minute, Pepperdine University's Dyron Daughrity reveals the religious and cultural origins of Valentine’s Day. Daughrity, an assistant professor of religion, is author of The Changing World of Christianity: The Global History of a Borderless Religion. Find out more about him here.
February 11, 2011 - 4:09pm
In today’s Academic Minute, Western New England College's John Baick examines photographs of Abraham Lincoln and explores what they tell us about his experience as a wartime president. Baick is associate professor of history at Western New England; find out In today’s Academic Minute, Western New England College's John Baick examines photographs of Abraham Lincoln and explores what they tell us about his experience as a wartime president. Baick is associate professor of history at Western New England; find out more about him here.more about him here.
February 10, 2011 - 3:11pm
In today’s Academic Minute, Duke University's Dan Ariely discusses the purely economic side of decisions about Valentine’s Day gifts. Ariely, the James B. Duke Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke, is author of Predictably Irrational and The Upside of Irrationality. Find out more about him here.
February 9, 2011 - 2:13pm
In today’s Academic Minute, Lock Haven University's Lynn Bruner describes the positive psychological aspects of loving and being loved. Bruner teaches psychology at Lock Haven and has a private practice locally.
February 8, 2011 - 4:56pm
The February 2011 edition of The Pulse features an interview with Brian Hughes, associate director of design, publishing and service at Teachers College's Library at Columbia University. He discusses the best ways to get faculty members comfortable with using social media in teaching.