Monthly Archive:: November 2017

Reza Akhavian, California State University East Bay – Technology and Construction Accidents

Can technology help cut down on construction accidents? Reza Akhavian, assistant professor in the school of

Damon Coletta, United States Air Force Academy – Educational Practice and Liberal Education

Could a focus on liberal education help America’s leadership in the world? Damon Coletta, professor of

Barry Lam, Vassar College – The Wishes of the Dead

Is death always final? Barry Lam, associate professor of philosophy at Vassar College, explores this question.

Dustin Wright, Connecticut College – Sunagawa Struggle

US military bases abroad are not always welcomed by the local population. Dustin Wright, visiting assistant

This Week on The Academic Minute (2017.11.27)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2017.11.27 Monday, November 27th Dustin Wright of Connecticut College explores

The Academic Minute for 2017.11.20-11.24

Academic Minute from 11.20 – 11.24 Monday, November 20th Kate Gawlik – The Ohio State University

Jennifer Sheridan Moss featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Travis Bailey, SUNY Geneseo – Conquering Vision Loss through Regenerative Biology

Zebrafish could hold clues to helping us repair our eyesight. Travis Bailey, assistant professor of biology

Alejandro Gugliucci, Touro University California – Sugar and Fatty Liver Disease

Excess sugar intake has many bad effects on your health. Alejandro Gugliucci, professor and associate dean

Joshua Schrier, Haverford College – Dark Reactions

Hiding your failures is common, but may not beneficial if you’re a scientist. Joshua Schrier, associate