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August 1, 2014
Fractals are naturally occurring patterns that replicate in a self-similar manner. In today's Academic Minute, Chapman University's David Pincus explains how understanding fractal patterns can tell us about our psychology.
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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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August 24, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Columbia University's Ruth DeFries discusses what we can learn about how humans have altered the landscape when we view the Earth from above.
August 23, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Oregon State University's Bill Ripple examines the important role large predators play in the health of any ecosystem.
August 22, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Queen’s University's Larry Widrow describes the evidence for a galactic shakeup, right in our cosmic backyard.
August 21, 2012
The authors of "First Generation College Students: Understanding and Improving the Experience From Recruitment to Commencement" (Jossey-Bass). Lee Ward (director of career and academic planning at James Madison University and founder of the university’s Student Learning Institute), Michael J. Siegel (associate professor and director of the administration of higher education program at Suffolk University) and Zebulun Davenport (vice chancellor for student affairs at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis) discuss a range of the issues colleges need to know about first generation students.
August 21, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Tufts University's Joseph Auner explores how musicians have responded to the rapidly shifting technology behind modern electronic instruments.