Monthly Archive:: December 2015

Amy Welsh, West Virginia University – Bobcat Populations

How do you track the population of an elusive wild animal? Amy Welsh, assistant professor of

Martin Edwards, Seton Hall University – US Views on the United Nations

How do you feel about the United Nations? Martin Edwards, associate professor and director of the

Jon Morris, University of Florida – Donald Trump’s Appeal

Like him or not, Donald Trump is appealing to many Republican voters. Jon Morris, professor in

Melissa Wooten, University of Massachusetts Amherst – Are Black Colleges Necessary

Black colleges are doing great things for their students, so why does a negative view persist?

This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.12.21)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2015.12.21 Monday, December 21 Melissa Wooten of the University of Massachusetts Amherst delves

The Academic Minute for 2015.12.14-12.18

Academic Minute from 12.14 – 12.18 Monday, December 14 Amy Nuttall – Michigan State University Children as Caregivers

Rocky Newman, Miami University – Tesla and Henry Ford

Are there similarities between the modern Tesla and the beginnings of Henry Ford’s company? Rocky Newman,

Yvette Cozier featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Tom Stace, University of Queensland – New Standards of Measurements

Do we need to update our standards of measurements? Thomas Stace, associate professor in the school

Pia Steensland, Karolinska Institutet – Alcohol Dependence Treatment

Alcohol releases dopamine in our brains, which makes it hard to know when to stop. Pia