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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 29, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the State University of New York at Plattsburgh's Gary Brannigan examines why there is a limited window of opportunity to teach reading comprehension. Brannigan is a professor of psychology at Plattsburgh, and author of Reading Disabilities: Beating The Odds. Find out more about him here.
June 28, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the College of Saint Rose's Donna Reittinger describes how the language we use about death can induce needless stress. Reittinger is a professor of psychology at Saint Rose. Find out more about her here.
June 26, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Emily Mooney of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts examines nature’s complex balance between plants and animals. Mooney is a professor of biology at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Find out more about her here.
June 23, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, James Schwab of the State University of New York at Albany explores the complexity and mysteries of cloud formation. Schwab is senior research associate at Albany’s Atmospheric Sciences Research Center. Find out more about him here.
June 22, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, J. Michael Rhodes of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst examines the benefits of geothermal power and why it isn’t just for Western states. Rhodes is a professor of geochemistry, volcanology, and petrology and director of the Ronald B. Gilmore X-ray Analytical Facility at UMass. Find out more about him here.