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July 23, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, the University of Kansas' Paul Selden discusses his survey of spider fossils that is helping piece together ancient ecosystems to better understand the world at present.
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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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June 7, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Union Graduate College's Bruce Tulloch examines a disagreement over reforms to science education in the United States. Tulloch is associate dean of the School of Education at Union Graduate College. Find out more about him here.
June 3, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Stonehill College's Ron Leone discusses the process of ratings creep and the increasing level of violence in popular films. Leone is an associate professor of media and film and chair of the Communication Department at Stonehill. Find out more about him here.
June 2, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Pennsylvania State University's Judith Kroll offers a glimpse into the inner workings of the bilingual mind. Kroll is Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Linguistics, and Women's Studies and director of the Center for Language Science at Penn State. Find out more about her here.
May 31, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Purchase College's Jeanine Meyer examines the everyday importance of a basic understanding of mathematical concepts. Meyer is a professor of mathematics, computer science, and new media at Purchase, part of the State University of New York. Find out more about her here.
May 30, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Harvard University's John Stauffer discusses the enduring cultural importance of The Battle Hymn of the Republic. Stauffer is professor of English and American literature and African American studies, and chair of the History of American Civilization program at Harvard University, and author of Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. Find out more about him here.