Monthly Archive:: September 2015

The Academic Minute for 2015.9.7 – 9.11

Catch up with The Academic Minute from 9.7 – 9.11 Monday, September 7 Vicki Howard –

John Cullinan, Bard College – Voting and Math

Is our current voting system the most fair? John Cullinan, mathematician at Bard College, examines the

Tracy Alloway featured on The Best Of Our Knowledge

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

John DesJardins, Clemson University – Football Helmet Research

Football players can have as many as 2,000 brain-jarring hits per year. John DesJardins, Assistant Professor of

Jennifer Itzkowitz, Seton Hall – Alphabetical Stock Benefits

What’s in a name? Jennifer Itzkowitz, Seton Hall assistant professor of finance, examines the benefits of

Karla Zadnik, Ohio State – Improving Optometry

New research is helping to predict nearsightedness. Karla Zadnik, Glenn A. Fry Professor of Optometry and Physiological

Vicki Howard, Hartwick College – Evolution of the Department Store

Everything evolves over time. That includes how we do our shopping. Vicki Howard, history professor at

This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.9.7)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2015.9.7 Monday, September 7 Vicki Howard of Hartwick College traces

The Academic Minute for 8.31 – 9.4

Catch up with The Academic Minute from 8.31 – 9.4 Monday, August 31 Chris Ferguson –

Eddie Baron, Oklahoma – Type Ia Supernovae

There is still so much mystery out in deep space. But, with amazing research from folks