Monthly Archive:: February 2016

Justin Mankin, Columbia University – Declining Snowpacks

Ski resorts aren’t the only ones that depend on a good base of snow in the

This Week on The Academic Minute (2016.2.29)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2016.2.29 Monday, February 29 Justin Mankin of Columbia University explores

The Academic Minute for 2016.2.22-2.26

Academic Minute from 2.22 – 2.26 Monday, February 22 Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon – University of Pennsylvania Slacktivism

Nikos Solounias, New York Institute of Technology – Giraffe Necks

How did giraffes get such long necks? Nikos Solounias, professor of anatomy at the New York

Emily Lescak featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Spike Lee, University of Toronto – A Cultural Look at Moral Purity

The definition of purity doesn’t change across cultures, but ideas about the processes of purification do.

David Hugh-Jones, University of East Anglia – Honesty Across Cultures

If you’re looking for honesty, not all countries are alike. David Hugh-Jones, senior lecturer in economics

Timothy Amukele, Johns Hopkins University – Drones Improving Medical Access

How do you get medical samples from one place to another in places without roads? Timothy

Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon, University of Pennsylvania – Slacktivism

Are you a slacktivist? Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon, assistant professor of communication at the University of Pennsylvania, explores

This Week on The Academic Minute (2016.2.22)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2016.2.22 Monday, February 22 Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon of the University of