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July 22, 2014
Playing a high school sport is a great start to a long, healthy life. In today's Academic Minute, Cornell University's Brian Wansink describes his experiment surveying the health and general wellness of over 700 veterans of World War II.
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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 5, 2011
Jan. 5: In today’s Academic Minute, Quinnipiac University's Paul Janensch explores the benefits communities hope to gain when they award tax breaks to attract filmmakers. Janensch is professor emeritus at Quinnipiac and a longtime newspaper reporter and editor.
January 4, 2011
Jan. 4: In today’s Academic Minute, Vassar College's Jill Schneiderman defines “deep time” and explains just how different the Earth was in its earliest period. Dr. Schneiderman is professor of earth science at Vassar and author of The Earth Around Us: Maintaining a Livable Planet.
January 3, 2011
Raynard S. Kington describes his transition to the presidency of Iowa's Grinnell College.
January 2, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Green Mountain College's Jennifer Baker explains how she uses the movie "The Goonies" to help students understand the rules of academic writing. Baker is associate professor of arts and sciences at Green Mountain, in Vermont. You can learn more about her here.
September 22, 2010
Sept. 2010: Mary Ann Gawelek, provost at Seton Hill University, talks with Rod Murray about the Pennsylvania institution's Griffin Technology Advantage Program and how university officials prepared their faculty and IT infrastructure to handle a program that gave iPads and MacBook Pros to all their incoming students.