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Global Warming and Weather Disasters

Global warming has contributed to a record number of weather and climate disasters. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Dayton’s Shuang-Ye Wu breaks down why.

What Is a Sound Bath?

Sound baths have become all the rage to increase your health; but what does science say? In today's Academic Minute, San Diego State University's Elisa Sobo listens in.

Ep. 106: Higher Ed News Roundup: Athlete Unions and the FAFSA Fiasco

A panel of news hounds discusses some of the biggest stories involving colleges.

Switching Off From Work

Switching off after work has a lot of benefits, but it’s easier said than done. In today’s Academic Minute, Griffith University’s Jane Gifkins examines the benefits.

Bonus Episode: Interview with Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy School

Human rights scholar and award-winning author Kathryn Sikkink talks about her work with the Harvard Votes Challenge, how young people are more savvy about misinformation than older generations and why, in this year of elections, democracy needs protection.

Stoicism and Spirituality

Ancient philosophies can still ring true today. In today’s Academic Minute, Arizona State University’s Sandra Woien determines why.

Interpreting Research Through an Artist’s Eyes

Artists and researchers could have a lot of collaborate on. In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Arizona’s Cynthia A. Standley explores why these two groups coming together could have real benefits for society.

The Field Concept in Modern Mechanics

We’re still learning how to understand certain aspects of science and mechanics. In today’s Academic Minute, North Carolina State University’s Larry M. Silverberg discusses one such area of study.