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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.
The Pulse, hosted by Rodney B. Murray of University of the Sciences, is Inside Higher Ed's monthly technology podcast
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January 13, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Purchase College's Elise Lemire describes how freed slaves helped shape a town integral to both the American Revolution and U.S. literature. Lemire, a professor of literature and a member of the cinema studies and women's studies faculties, is author of Black Walden: Slavery and Its Aftermath in Concord, Massachusetts. Find out more about her here. (To download the audio file directly, please click here.)
January 12, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Linda Schadler describes her role in a project that uses the big screen to explain the nano world. Schadler is a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering; find out more about her here.
January 11, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Pepperdine University's Robert Kaufman explores the need for continued research into missile defense. Kaufman, a political scientist specializing in American foreign policy, national security and international relations, is an adjunct scholar at the Heritage Foundation. Find out more about him here. (To open the audio file directly on your computer, click here.)
January 10, 2011
The January 2011 edition of The Pulse features an interview with Matthew Wasowski, senior manager of customer programs at Blackboard Collaborate. He discusses Wimba Classroom, Pronto and Wimba Voice, and how these products and Elluminate will be combined in the upcoming Blackboard Collaborate, due this summer.
January 10, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Elena Traister of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts examines the state of America’s polluted rivers and streams and the methods being used to restore them. Traister is the coordinator of the Environmental Studies program at MCLA; find out more about her here. (To download the audio file directly, click here.)