Monthly Archive:: December 2015

Andrew Stokes, Boston University – Obesity Paradox

Does being obese protect you from getting certain diseases? Andrew Stokes, assistant professor in the school

Amy Nuttall, Michigan State – Children as Caregivers

Should we let kids just be kids? Amy Nuttall, assistant professor of human development and family

This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.12.14)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2015.12.14 Monday, December 14 Amy Nuttall of Michigan State University discusses how

The Academic Minute for 2015.12.7-12.11

Catch up with The Academic Minute from 12.7 – 12.11 Monday, December 7 Jackie Dudley – University

Denise Wilson, University of Washington – Arsenic in Wine

What is lurking in your wine glass? Denise Wilson, professor of electrical engineering at the University

Kristie Seelman featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Kevin Wright, Arizona State University – Prisons and Poor Communities

How do the communities prisoners come back to compare to the prison they just left? Kevin

Jean M. Twenge, San Diego State University – Working Mothers

Are attitudes on working mothers changing? Jean M. Twenge, San Diego State psychologist, is delving into

Jeff Colgan, Brown University – Female Professors

Do female professors differ from male professors in how they assign their coursework? Jeff Colgan, assistant

Jackie Dudley, University of Texas at Austin – Gene Therapy

An accidental discovery could lead to big advances in treating viruses. Jackie Dudley, professor of molecular