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April 24, 2014
You may be surprised to learn of the widespread uses of helium. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Connecticut's Nicholas Leadbeater explains the wide application of this chemical element and why its days of filling party balloons may be coming to an end.
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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 4, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of North Florida's David Courtwright examines the perceived conservative shift in politics in the United States.
January 3, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Seton Hall University's Robert Pallitto explains that the U.S. government’s approach to torture has changed little in the last century.
January 2, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the College of Saint Rose's Silvia Mejia discusses how advances in digital technology are allowing emigrants to maintain ties to home and family like never before.
December 28, 2011
This week on The Academic Minute, we are honoring the winners of our First Annual Academic Minute Senior Superlatives. In today’s Academic Minute, we revisit Columbia University's Randi Hutter Epstein.
December 27, 2011
This week on The Academic Minute, we are honoring the winners of our First Annual Academic Minute Senior Superlatives. Today’s Academic Minute features the University of Notre Dame's Corey Angst.