Monthly Archive:: April 2015

Greg Bell, Winthrop University – Day to Day Life of Medieval Crusaders

Depictions of The Crusades usually entail throngs of pillaging troops sacking cities and running amok. Greg

Robert Edgell featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Catherine Murphy, UIUC – Gold Nanotechnology

Atomic element #79 is the precious metal more commonly known as gold. Catherine Murphy, a chemist

Jessica Nolan, University of Scranton – Psychology of Recycling

Why do we recycle? While the answer might seem obvious, new research suggests that we recycle

Glenn Geher, SUNY New Paltz – Neanderthal DNA

Are you a Neanderthal? According to Glenn Geher, psychologist at New Paltz, you might very well

Ellen Foxman, Yale University – Cold and the Common Cold

Does temperature affect the spread of the common cold? Ellen Foxman, a postdoctoral fellow and Instructor

This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.4.6)

  Monday, April 6 Ellen Foxman of Yale University examines the common cold. Tuesday, April 7

Jo-Renee Formicola, Seton Hall – Church/State Issues

Discussions about the separation of church and state present a series of complicated issues. Jo-Renee Formicola,

Maurice Gattis featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

K.J. Rawson, College of The Holy Cross – Digital Transgender Archive

The spectrum of human sexuality is shifting. K.J. Rawson, an English professor at The College of