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April 17, 2014
The leatherback turtle population is getting some much needed help. In today’s Academic Minute, John Roe of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke discusses continuing efforts to revitalize the leatherback population.
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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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September 12, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Smith College's Joshua Miller examines the psychological landscape individuals must navigate in the wake of disasters. Miller is a professor of social welfare policy at Smith and chair of the School for Social Work's social policy sequence. Find out more about him here. A transcript of the podcast can be found here.
September 9, 2011
The September edition of The Pulse features a conversation with Lou Pugliese, chairman and CEO of Moodlerooms Inc., which provides hosting and support for Moodle, the open source course management system.
September 9, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University at Albany's Jeffrey Berman discusses the important role loss has played in inspiring great memoirs. Berman is Distinguished Teaching Professor in the department of English at Albany and author of Dying to Teach. Find out more about him here.
September 8, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Connecticut's Nicholas Leadbeater describes how slight differences in molecules can have significant and possibly devastating consequences. Leadbeater is an associate professor of organic and inorganic chemistry at UConn, where he heads the New Synthetic Methods Group. Find out more about him here.
September 7, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Hofstra University's Craig Rustici discusses the myth of Pope Joan and explains how efforts to suppress the legend may have solidified Joan’s status.