Monthly Archive:: January 2017

Paul Graham, St. Lawrence University – Celiac Disease

Celiac disease and gluten have become big topics in the news. Paul Graham, associate professor of

David Courtwright, University of North Florida – Opioid Crisis

We’re in the middle of an opioid crisis. David Courtwright, professor of history at the University

Ruth Thompson-Miller, University of Dayton – Jim Crow’s Lasting Impact

The lasting impacts of Jim Crow can’t always be seen with our eyes. Ruth Thompson-Miller, assistant

This Week On The Academic Minute (2017.1.16)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2017.1.16 Monday, January 16th Ruth Thompson-Miller of the University of

The Academic Minute for 2017.1.9-1.13

Academic Minute from 1.9 – 1.13 Monday, January 9th Christina Frohock – University of Miami School

William Rogers, Winthrop University – Dolphins

Do dolphins speak in different dialects? William Rogers, professor of biology at Winthrop University, examines river

Rafael Narvaez featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Prashanth Rangan, University at Albany – Fruit Flies Offer Fertility Clues

What can fruit flies tell us about ourselves? Prashanth Rangan, associate professor of biological sciences at

Christopher von Rueden, University of Richmond – Why Men Care About Status

Was status always important to men? Christopher von Rueden, assistant professor of leadership studies at the

Shannon Hinsa-Leasure, Grinnell College – Copper Reduces Infections in Hospitals

How do you reduce infections in hospitals? Shannon Hinsa-Leasure, associate professor of biology at Grinnell College,