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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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August 13, 2014
A lot is being written about the psychological effects of social media. In today's Academic Minute, Florida State University's Pamela K. Keel describes her research on the association between Facebook and a higher propensity for developing an eating disorder.
August 13, 2014
Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman, editors of Inside Higher Ed, discuss the issues related to the way colleges recruit and retain non-traditional students in higher education.
August 12, 2014
Naturally, species react differently to climate change. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Michigan's Mark Hunter discusses his observations of forest moths over a landmark 30-year study.
August 11, 2014
The old saying goes: you are what you eat -- which appears to carry through into the microbial content of one’s gastrointestinal tract. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Nevada Las Vegas's Alyssa Crittenden compares the bacteria living inside an indigenous African tribe with that of an urban dwelling control group to study the differences.
August 8, 2014
On the August 8 edition of our weekly audio program, Donna Lopiano of Sports Management Resources and Inside Higher Ed's Doug Lederman join the moderator Casey Green to analyze a new governance structure that gives the most powerful conferences in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I more autonomy to set their own rules -- and the implications for all of college sports. And Lev Gonick, CEO of One Community and former CIO at Case Western Reserve University, discusses the University of Texas at Austin's short-lived decision to impose fees on those who use excessive Internet bandwidth.