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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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March 14, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Rochester's C. Douglas Haessig explores the mathematical curiosity Pi, and how it has inspired an unofficial holiday. Haessig is an assistant professor of mathematics at Rochester. Find out more about him here.
March 11, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University at Buffalo's Victor Albert describes the amborella and uncovers the roots of plant evolution. Albert is the Empire Innovation Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Find out more about him here.
March 10, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Duke University's David Brady explores the relationship between a country or region’s level of poverty and its dominant political philosophy. Brady is an associate professor of sociology at Duke. Find out more about him here.
March 9, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Adelphi University's Roni Berger discusses her experience as an eyewitness to revolution on a recent trip to Tunisia. Berger is a professor of social work at Adelphi. Find out more about her here.
March 8, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Adirondack Community College's Keith Pomakoy explores the use of the term genocide in connection with recent events in Libya. Pomakoy is assistant professor of history at SUNY Adirondack, and author of Helping Humanity: American Policy and Genocide Rescue.