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July 28, 2016
More information on enslaved people has come from an unlikely place. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Alabama's Joshua Rothman discusses how ads placed for the return of runaway slaves gives us a more complete picture of our history.
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April 27, 2016
In today's Academic Minute, the University of Texas at Austin's Andrew Ellington explains how microscopic machines may be the key to defeating this disease.
April 26, 2016
If ethanol consumption is known to be toxic, why have humans consumed it throughout history? In today's Academic Minute, Santa Fe College's Matthew Carrigan discusses this paradox.
April 25, 2016
How much do you know about landfills? In today's Academic Minute, Binghamton University's Joshua Reno explains how becoming more aware of where our trash goes might be a good way to start reducing it.
April 22, 2016
Was Shakespeare a plagiarist? In today's Academic Minute, Thomas Olsen of the State University of New York at New Paltz discusses how the fabled author remixed others’ work to create his masterpieces.
April 21, 2016
In this session, you'll learn how Indiana University is driving an ambitious institution-wide change initiative to help reduce the cost of education and provide faculty with powerful instructional tools. The IU eText initiative focuses on putting students at the center and asking first how technology can expand access to and improve affordability of critical course materials while increasing student engagement and success.