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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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June 1, 2014
Exposure to trauma doesn't necessarily dictate PTSD for the victim. In today’s Academic Minute, Case Western Reserve University's Norah Feeny discusses post-traumatic stress disorder to expand on our understanding of the affliction and try to debunk some related myths.
Program 4: Reforming Graduate Education, Faculty-Administrator Conflict, Gun Violence (May 30, 2014)
May 30, 2014
On our May 30 newscast, the Modern Language Association's Rosemary Feal and Susan Resneck Pierce, president emerita of the University of Puget Sound, join Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to discuss the MLA's call for revamping doctoral education, growing conflict between faculty members and administrators on many campuses, and whether the violence in Santa Barbara last week might spur increased activism by college presidents on the issue of gun violence.
May 30, 2014
A free webinar from Sonic Foundry featuring Darin Kapanjie -- a full-time instructor in the Statistics Department at Temple University's Fox School of Business -- on why academic video should be essential to your teaching strategy, and what you should keep in mind as you integrate more video into your planning.
May 30, 2014
Can we accurate codify why things make us laugh? The University of Colorado at Boulder's Peter McGraw draws on his work with Caleb Warren and the Humor Research Lab (HuRL) to answer the question, “What makes things humorous?”
May 29, 2014
Can leading a sedentary lifestyle contribute to depression? In today’s Academic Minute, McGill University's Nancy Low discusses the correlation between these two afflictions.