Monthly Archive:: June 2018

James Shepperd, University of Florida – Understanding the Gun Divide in America

Why is the gun divide so sharp in our country? James Shepperd, professor of psychology at

Amir Hirsa, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Research Aboard the International Space Station

How do we advance the field of biology? Look to space. Amir Hirsa, professor of mechanical,

This Week on The Academic Minute (2018.06.11)

Last Week on The Academic Minute 2018.06.11 Monday, June 11th Amir Hirsa of the Rensselaer Polytechnic

The Academic Minute for 2018.06.04-06.08

  Academic Minute from 6.04 – 6.08 Monday, June 4th Michael Rosko – Widener University Makes

Sabine Huemer featured on The Best of our Knowledge

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

Jason Corey, University of Michigan – Favorite Songs

How many times have you listened to your favorite song? Jason Corey, associate professor of music

Thomas Mennella, Bay Path University – Flipped Learning

There may be a better way to use class time. Thomas Mennella, associate professor of biology

Robert Edgell, SUNY Polytechnic Institute – Visioneers and Venturers

Managers can take ideas from the humanities. Robert Edgell, associate professor of technology management at SUNY

Tanya Grosz, University of Northwestern St. Paul – Open Textbooks

On Part 1 of our Series on the Cost of Textbooks: Should textbooks go digital? Tanya

Michael Rosko, Widener University – Making U.S. Hospitals More Affordable

How do we make health care more affordable? Michael Rosko, a professor in the Widener University