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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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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.)
January 7, 2011
Jan. 7: In today’s Academic Minute, John Huppertz of New York's Union Graduate College explains how recommendations can influence our choice when deciding between multiple hospitals. Dr. Huppertz is associate professor of management and chair of the MBA Healthcare Management Program at Union. (To download as a podcast, please click here.)
January 6, 2011
Jan. 6: In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Notre Dame's Corey Angst explains how use of the iPad is evolving and becoming increasingly relevant in higher education. Dr. Angst is an assistant professor of management in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, and has conducted research and consulted on the health care IT for multinational companies and the U.S. government.
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.