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August 30, 2016
Why is there mercury in California’s fog? In today's Academic Minute, the University of California Santa Cruz's Peter Weiss explains why fog, and not rain, collects mercury from the atmosphere and what that could mean for coastal environments.
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September 15, 2014
The linguistic landscape of the classroom is changing. In today's Academic Minute, Amanda Kibler chronicles the evolving nature of language and learning in this global age.
September 12, 2014
On our September 12 program, Presidents Catharine Bond Hill of Vassar College and Bernie Machen of the University of Florida join Inside Higher Ed Editor Scott Jaschik and moderator Casey Green to analyze and critique The New York Times's new ranking of highly selective colleges on access for low-income students. In Segment 2, Ed Venit of the Education Advisory Board discusses its new research encouraging colleges to focus their retention strategies more on students who have a better chance of staying enrolled.
September 12, 2014
Honey is tasty, but it seems the delicious treat's medical applications go further than once thought. In today's Academic Minute, Salve Regina University's Susan Meschwitz describes her study of the health benefits of honey.
September 11, 2014
In today's Academic Minute, Michigan State University's Chris Adami describes his research that aims to improve on Stephen Hawking’s landmark theories about the universe.
September 10, 2014
It’s no big secret that washing your hands regularly will help keep you healthy. But in today's Academic Minute, Rutgers University's Don Schaffner tells us that hand washing is an inexact process.