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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 23, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Lock Haven University's Dana Washington examines how the urge to write is rooted in the desire to create something more enduring than ourselves. Washington is an assistant professor of English at Lock Haven, where she teaches writing and literature and co-advises the art and literary magazine.
May 20, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of New Haven's David Perry examines the historical similarities between Hillary Clinton and William Seward. Perry is a lecturer in New Haven's department of education. Find out more about him here.
May 19, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Albany Medical College's Dennis Metzger discusses the potential dangers of Rabbit Fever as a biological weapon and efforts to create a vaccine to protect against exposure. Metzger is director of Albany's Center for Microbiology and Microbial Disease. Find out more about him here.
May 18, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Baldwin-Wallace College's Victoria Bussert links the surging popularity of musical theater to the success of shows like 'Glee' -- and offers a reality check for aspiring stars. Bussert heads the musical theater program at Baldwin-Wallace. Find out more about her here.
May 17, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University at Buffalo's Michael Stefanone examines how the photos you post on social media sites influence how others see you, and in a way that is largely out of your control. Stefanone is an assistant professor of communication at Buffalo, part of the State University of New York. Find out more about him here.