Baylor University http://wamc.org en Dr. Dan Peppe, Baylor University - Proconsul Fossils http://wamc.org/post/dr-dan-peppe-baylor-university-proconsul-fossils <p>Of all fossils, the <em>Proconsul</em> is amongst the earliest ever discovered.</p><p>Dan Peppe, assistant professor of geology at Baylor University, is studying these fossils to help understand the evolution of all primates.</p> Fri, 23 May 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 89052 at http://wamc.org Dr. Dan Peppe, Baylor University - Proconsul Fossils Dr. Stephen Trumble, Baylor University - Analysis of the ear wax of whales http://wamc.org/post/dr-stephen-trumble-baylor-university-analysis-ear-wax-whales <p>We can learn a great deal from the analysis of the ear wax of whales.</p><p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Stephen Trumble, associate professor of biology at Baylor University, explains how a whale’s ear wax can help us find definitive answers to a wide array of questions.</p><p>Dr. Stephen Trumble is an associate professor of biology at Baylor University. His research primarily focuses on the physiological adaptations and mechanism of animals in extreme and changing environmental conditions. In 2003, he earned a PhD in marine biology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 85754 at http://wamc.org Dr. Stephen Trumble, Baylor University - Analysis of the ear wax of whales Dr. Candi Cann, Baylor University – The Mobility Of Modern Memorials http://wamc.org/post/dr-candi-cann-baylor-university-mobility-modern-memorials <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Candi Cann of Baylor University reveals the rising popularity of alternative memorials to the dead.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p><br />Candi Cann is an assistant professor in the Honors College and Department of Interdisciplinary Core at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Her research focuses on death and dying, and the impact of remembering (and forgetting) in shaping how lives are recalled, remembered and celebrated. She holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University.</p><p><a href="http://www.baylor.edu/bic/index.php?id=83135%22">About Dr. Cann</a></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 79236 at http://wamc.org Dr. Candi Cann, Baylor University – The Mobility Of Modern Memorials Dr. Keith Sanford, Baylor University - Power, Apologies, and Domestic Discord http://wamc.org/post/dr-keith-sanford-baylor-university-power-apologies-and-domestic-discord <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Keith Sanford of Baylor University explores the psychology behind the average domestic argument.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p><br />Keith Sanford is an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University. His research investigates married couples and other close interpersonal relationships, and he is especially interested in understanding how people resolve conflict. He holds a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.</p><p><a href="http://www.baylor.edu/psychologyneuroscience/index.php?id=72589">About Dr. Sanford</a></p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 75307 at http://wamc.org Dr. Keith Sanford, Baylor University - Power, Apologies, and Domestic Discord Dr. Marjorie Cooper, Baylor University – Ethics and Religious Belief http://wamc.org/post/dr-marjorie-cooper-baylor-university-ethics-and-religious-belief <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Marjorie Cooper of Baylor University explains research examining why religious belief doesn&rsquo;t always translate into ethical behavior.<br /><br />Marjorie Cooper is a professor of marketing at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.&nbsp; Her areas of interest are marketing and consumer behavior, and she is an academic associate of the prestigious Goldratt Institute in New Haven, Connecticut. She holds a Ph.D. from Texas A&amp;M University.</p><p><a href="http://business.baylor.edu/directory/?id=Marjorie_Cooper">About Dr. Cooper</a></p> Tue, 22 May 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 39098 at http://wamc.org Dr. Marjorie Cooper, Baylor University – Ethics and Religious Belief