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April 17, 2014
The leatherback turtle population is getting some much needed help. In today’s Academic Minute, John Roe of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke discusses continuing efforts to revitalize the leatherback population.
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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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May 27, 2011
The May 2011 edition of The Pulse features more of an interview with Ray Henderson of Blackboard Learn, discussing the company's ePortfolios offerings, its Open Database Inititative, and competition from open source providers.
May 27, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Brown University's Philip Fernbach reveals that when it comes to proving a point, weak evidence is often worse than no evidence at all. Fernbach is a postdoctoral research associate in Brown's Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences at Brown University. Find out more about him here.
May 26, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Pauline Oliveros examines the difference between passive hearing and active listening. Oliveros is Clinical Professor of Arts at RPI. Find out more about her here.
May 25, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, York College of Pennsylvania's Lisa Ruth Sahd examines how nurses are trained to deal with trauma emergencies in the ER and on the street. Ruth-Sahd is an associate professor of nursing at York, and she coordinates the summer nurse externship program at Lancaster General Health.
May 24, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Shaker Mousa of the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences discusses how the mapping of the human genome is leading to personalized medicine. Mousa is a professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Science at Albany, where he is also vice provost for research. Find out more about him here.