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October 20, 2016
Should the electoral college be abolished? In today's Academic Minute, American Public University's Stephen Schwalbe details why that might not be the best course of action.

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October 16, 2014
The bicycle is so much more than two tires, brakes and handlebars. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Hong Kong's Paul Smethurst profiles the bicycle and the cultural significance embedded within.
October 15, 2014
In short, the eastern tiger salamander is in danger. In today's Academic Minute, American Public University's Valorie Titus discusses her study of the species, and her work to conserve it.
October 14, 2014
Before there was KnowYourMeme.com -- the definitive encyclopedia of Internet tropes -- the concept of memes needed to be defined. In today's Academic Minute, Harvard University's Michele Coscia discusses the importance of understanding memetics. Coscia is a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard's Center for International Development.
October 13, 2014
Criminals better start wearing hairnets! In today's Academic Minute, Queen’s University in Canada's Diane Beauchemin discusses her work on furthering forensic hair identification techniques.
October 10, 2014
On our October 10 program, Kenyon College President Sean Decatur and the social media strategist Eric Stoller joined Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and the moderator Casey Green to discuss the tricky issues campuses face in dealing with anonymous offensive statements made on social media platforms such as Yik-Yak. And our other segment featured the University of Southern California's Jerry Lucido in a conversation about debates in various states over limiting out-of-state enrollments and the damaging impact one state's policy could have on private institutions there.


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