Monthly Archive:: March 2016

Clay Calvert, University of Florida – Filming Police

The filming of police has dominated the news recently. Clay Calvert, Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication

Jack Gilbert, University of Chicago – Diversifying Your Microbiome

Every day you’re becoming more and more like the people who are around you. Jack Gilbert,

Edward Alessi, Rutgers University – LGBT Migrants

Life for migrants is not easy, and it can be even harder on the LGBT community.

This Week on The Academic Minute (2016.3.21)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2016.3.21 Monday, March 21 Edward Alessi of Rutgers University explores the

The Academic Minute for 2016.3.14-3.18

Academic Minute from 3.14 – 3.18 Monday, March 14 Ilene Warner-Maron – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

June Pilcher, Clemson University – Lack of Sleep and Decision Making

Your level of self-control could be tied to the amount of sleep you had last night.

Kathy Wright featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Andrew David, Clarkson University – No Longer an Ocean Away

The oceans are changing with the climate and human intervention. Andrew David, assistant professor of biology

Jun Li, University of Michigan – The Brain’s 24-Hour Clock

The news cycle isn’t the only 24-hour cycle we see. Jun Li, Associate Professor in the

Penny Spikins, University of York – Human Origins

What caused the spread of humans across the globe? Penny Spikins, Senior Lecturer in the Archaeology