Monthly Archive:: May 2017

Mary Bendel-Simso, McDaniel College – The New History of Detective Fiction

Detective fiction has been around longer than Dickens and Poe. Mary Bendel-Simso, professor of English at

This Week On The Academic Minute (2017.5.22)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2017.5.22 Monday, May 22nd Mary Bendel-Simso of McDaniel College examines the

The Academic Minute for 2017.5.15-5.19

Academic Minute from 5.15 – 5.19 Monday, May 15th Benjamin Blencowe – University of Toronto One Protein’s

Anne McLaughlin, North Carolina State University – Students and Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is an important skill for students. Anne McLaughlin, associate professor of psychology at North

Christina Starmans featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Ali Haghani, University of Maryland – School Bus Route Efficiency

We all hate waiting behind a school bus on the way to work. Ali Haghani, professor

Lorie Vanchena, University of Kansas – Poetry of World War I

We’ve seen and heard a lot of stories from WWII – but what about WWI? Lorie

Scott Solomon, Rice University – The Future Is Mixed Race

Are human beings a finished product? Scott Solomon, professor of biosciences at Rice University, delves into

Benjamin Blencowe, University of Toronto – One Protein’s Sweeping Influence on Autism

Autism treatment is a tough battle. Benjamin Blencowe, principal investigator at the University of Toronto, discusses

This Week On The Academic Minute (2017.5.15)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2017.5.15 Monday, May 15th Benjamin Blencowe of the University of Toronto examines