Monthly Archive:: June 2014

Volkan Topalli, Georgia State University – Cash vs. Credit and Crime

“Our study shows that even a small reduction of cash has a positive effect in reducing

This Week on the Academic Minute

Monday, June 30 Dr. Volkan Topalli of Georgia State University explains how switching government assistance funds

Dr. Dennis O’Rourke featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

As always, host Bob Barrett selects an Academic Minute to air during The Best of Our

Anne Warlaumont, UC Merced – Positive Feedback Loop

Studying the communicative relationship that parents share with their children is a great way to understand

A Look Behind the Scenes!

Founded in 1837, Mt. Holyoke College is a big part of The Academic Minute! This glorious

Jonathan Kotula, Harvard – Engineering Bacteria

Imagine the medical possibilities of monitoring a person’s digestive tract from the inside out. With a

Keith Johnson, Oakton Community College – Microaggression

Racism isn’t always an overt display of prejudiced behavior or language. Microaggression is a term coined

Meagan Schipanski – Colorado State University – Cover Crops vs. Cash Crops

Farmers want to maximize the land where they cultivate their crops. But, Meagan Schipanski‘s research indicates:

Jane Costello, Duke University – Sharing the Wealth

Does profit sharing improve the community at large? In today’s Academic Minute, Jane Costello, a professor

This Week on The Academic Minute (6.23-6.27)

This Week on the Academic Minute Monday, June 23 Dr. Jane Costello of Duke University details