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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.
Rodney B. Murray, executive director of academic technology at the University of the Sciences, is charged with advancing all aspects of educational technology on campus.
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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.
May 16, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Michelle Budig of the University of Massachusetts Amherst discusses the financial cost of motherhood and why mothers consistently earn less. Budig is an associate professor of sociology at UMass, Find out more about her here.
May 13, 2011
n today’s Academic Minute, York College of Pennsylvania's Matthew Randall examines the new set of challenges information technology is posing to college graduates as they enter the workplace. Randall is executive director of York’s Center for Professional Excellence. Find out more about him here.