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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.
An audio newscast that goes behind and beyond the headlines
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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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.
March 14, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Rochester's C. Douglas Haessig explores the mathematical curiosity Pi, and how it has inspired an unofficial holiday. Haessig is an assistant professor of mathematics at Rochester. Find out more about him here.
March 11, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University at Buffalo's Victor Albert describes the amborella and uncovers the roots of plant evolution. Albert is the Empire Innovation Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Find out more about him here.
March 10, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Duke University's David Brady explores the relationship between a country or region’s level of poverty and its dominant political philosophy. Brady is an associate professor of sociology at Duke. Find out more about him here.