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April 21, 2014
The constraints of physical shape have helped guide life's evolutionary path. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Maryland's Jayanth Banavar describes how geometry plays a significant role in development and evolution.
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April 29, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Quinnipiac University's Paul Janensch discusses the radio roots of a rapidly disappearing entertainment genre, the soap opera. Janensch is emeritus professor of journalism at Quinnipiac. Find out more about him here.
April 28, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Notre Dame's Corey Angst explores attitudes about the digitization of medical records. Angst is an assistant professor of management in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business. Find out more about him here.
April 27, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of West Georgia's Jeannette Diaz-Laplante examines efforts to include mental health care in the ongoing recovery efforts in Haiti. Diaz-Laplante is an assistant professor of psychology at West Georgia, and founder of Pwogwam Sante Mantal, which provides basic mental health care to the people of Haiti. Find out more about her
April 26, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Union Graduate College's Robert Baker explores the need for pharmaceutical companies to seek input from independent ethics panels as part of the drug development process. Baker is director of the bioethics program at Union Graduate College, and co-editor of American Medical Ethics Revolution. Find out more about him here.
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.