Monthly Archive:: August 2019

Vaughn Scribner, Central Arkansas University – Taverns

The tavern was a special place in colonial America. Vaughn Scribner, assistant professor of history at

Peter Filkins, Bard College at Simon’s Rock – H.G. Adler

History is recorded by those who have written it down. Peter Filkins, professor of literature at

Julie Merten, University of North Florida – Sunscreen

Do you make your own sunscreen? Julie Merten, associate professor of public health at the University

This Week on The Academic Minute (2019.08.19)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2019.08.19 Monday, August 19th Julie Merten of the University of

The Academic Minute for 2019.08.12-08.16

The Academic Minute from 08.12 – 08.16 Monday, August 12th Krisanna Scheiter – Union College Aristotle

Mary Carroll, Union College – Aerogels

On Union College Week:  How do we make buildings more energy-efficient? Mary Carroll, professor of chemistry,

Andrew Morris, Union College – When Natural Disasters Became National Disasters

On Union College Week: The federal government hasn’t always paid out after natural disasters.   Andrew

Lori Marso, Union College – Feminist Cringe Comedies

On Union College Week: Do you cringe sometimes while watching your favorite comedian? Lori Marso, professor

Carol Weisse, Union College – Lessons Learned at the Bedside of the Dying

On Union College Week:  Death now often takes place outside the home. Carol Weisse, professor of

Krisanna Scheiter, Union College – Aristotle on the Virtue of Vengeance

On Union College Week: Revenge is a dish best served cold; but should it be served