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March 21, 2018
Did the Erie Canal start a religious movement? In today's Academic Minute, Hamilton College's S. Brent Plate looks into this question.

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January 10, 2018
Learning a second language can be important for the future. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Washington's Naja Ferjan Ramirez examines how learning from a very young age can have many advantages.
January 9, 2018
Do infants whose parents have different accents learn differently? In today's Academic Minute, the University at Buffalo's Marieke van Heugten discusses the answer.
January 8, 2018
Toxic stress can affect more than just a pregnant person. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Michigan's Julia Seng says child abuse and neglect can affect more than one generation in a family.
January 5, 2018
Can the #MeToo era usher in equal rights for women in America? In today's Academic Minute, Binghamton University's Leigh Ann Wheeler examines why an Equal Rights Amendment has not passed already.
January 4, 2018
Sexual harassment can have many forms. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Maryland's Ashwini Tambe examines why we should not lump everything together into one category. Tambe is an associate professor in the department of women’s studies at Maryland. A transcript of this podcast can be found here. (Warning: This segment includes a frank discussion about sexual misconduct some listeners may find upsetting.)


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