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Solace and Saudade

Humans are always trying to find meaning in life. In today’s Academic Minute, Chiang Mai University’s Sarah Seymour examines this through the work of a poet.

Putting the Public Back in Policy

U.S. citizens don’t feel like they are being heard in politics. In today’s Academic Minute, Johns Hopkins University’s Marjan H. Ehsassi details this in an international framework.

Turning Moments of Crisis Into Moments of Care

A crisis can provide an avenue toward personal growth if managed correctly. In today’s Academic Minute, York University’s Chiara Camponeschi examines how one group is bringing disparate parties together to chart a path ahead.

Can Little Ponds Fight Big Floods?

Fighting floods is becoming a pressing issue. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Iowa’s Riley Post determines one way to do so.

There’s No Place Like Home—at the Airport?

The airport is a place to get in and out of as quickly as possible. But what about for the unhoused? In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Dayton’s Janet R. Bednarek explores the airport as home.

Aromatherapy and Substance Use Disorder

A simple way to help opioid use disorder patients may be at hand. In today’s Academic Minute, West Virginia University’s Marian Reven discusses how. 

Learning From Central Park’s History

Green space in cities is limited, so how do we make the land work for everyone? In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s Dawn Biehler suggests a good first step.

Sea Urchins Can’t Get a Grip on Climate Change

Climate change will affect everything, even the smallest creatures. In today’s Academic Minute, Syracuse University’s Austin M. Garner discusses the impact on one such being.