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June 21, 2018
Slavery was profitable for many enslavers. In today's Academic Minute, SUNY New Paltz's Lou Roper delves into how the British Empire used slavery to fuel its expansion in the 17th century.

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April 17, 2018
Can you increase your empathy? In today's Academic Minute, part of Purdue University Week, Monica Miller explores whether you're born with it or if it’s an ability you can learn.
April 16, 2018
Studying abroad can help broaden a student’s mind. In today's Academic Minute, part of Purdue University Week, Mary Pilotte explores how problem solving in a different culture can help students apply what they’ve learned to their studies.
April 13, 2018
How can companies avoid shoppers wanting to keep their products secret? In today's Academic Minute, New York Institute of Technology's Colleen Kirk examines the territorial behavior shoppers have about their favorite products or places.
April 12, 2018
Need help during a time of low self-esteem? Rely on your partner. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Alberta's Matthew Johnson looks into where to find support during a rough period.
April 11, 2018
Have we been looking for aliens using the wrong parameters? In today's Academic Minute, a Student Spotlight, the University of Washington's Joshua Krissansen-Totton explains why searching for just oxygen among the cosmos might not lead us to E.T.


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