Monthly Archive:: March 2021

Stephanie Chalifoux, University of West Georgia – Commercial Sex Market in the U.S. South During the 1940s and 1950s

On University of West Georgia Week: Red-light districts were turned off during World War II, but

Anthony Fleming, University of West Georgia – Gun Policy Debate as Individualism vs Communitarian Values

On University of West Georgia Week: Rugged individualism has had a large influence over gun laws

Sarah Jones, University of West Georgia – Foster Care Youth and Higher Education Aspirations

On University of West Georgia Week: Students from foster homes face a harder road to college.

This Week on The Academic Minute (2021.03.29)

University of West Georgia Week on The Academic Minute 2021.03.29   Monday, March 29th Sarah Jones,

The Academic Minute for 2021.03.22-2021.03.26

  The Academic Minute from 03.22 – 03.26 Monday, March 22nd Selmer Bringsjord –Β Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Brian Mailloux, Barnard College – Using Wastewater to Protect College Campuses during the Pandemic

Wastewater is a great early warning sign for COVID outbreaks. Brian Mailloux, professor in environmental science

Pawan Dhingra, Amherst College – After-School Academics in an Era of Remote Learning

After-school education is taking hold during online learning at schools. Pawan Dhingra, professor of American studies

Ji Ung Lee, SUNY Polytechnic Institute – A Potential Path to a Quantum Computer in Every Home

In the future we may all have quantum computers in our homes. Ji Ung Lee, professor

Brian Schubert, University of Louisiana at Lafayette – Using Fossil Plants to Measure Climate Change

What can fossils teach us about the future of climate change? Brian Schubert, associate professor in

Selmer Bringsjord, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Ethical A.I.

Should artificial intelligence be used in weapons? Selmer Bringsjord, professor of cognitive science at Rensselaer Polytechnic