University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign http://wamc.org en Dr. Ripan Malhi, University of Illinois, Urbana - DNA of Indigenous Native Americans http://wamc.org/post/dr-ripan-malhi-university-illinois-urbana-dna-indigenous-native-americans <p> Advances in biotechnologies have been vital in the analysis of the DNA of the first peoples of America.</p><p>Dr. Ripan Malhi, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Illinois, Urbana, discusses both the importance and the difficulty of this type of research.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 85755 at http://wamc.org Dr. Ripan Malhi, University of Illinois, Urbana - DNA of Indigenous Native Americans Dr. Aron Barbey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Emotional Intelligence http://wamc.org/post/dr-aron-barbey-university-illinois-urbana-champaign-emotional-intelligence <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Aron Barbey of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign explains efforts to understand emotional intelligence.</p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 61430 at http://wamc.org Dr. Aron Barbey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Emotional Intelligence Dr. Florin Dolcos, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Psychology of the Handshake http://wamc.org/post/dr-florin-dolcos-university-illinois-urbana-champaign-psychology-handshake <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Florin Dolcos of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign explains the importance of the handshake in making a good first impression.</p><p></p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 54978 at http://wamc.org Dr. Florin Dolcos, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Psychology of the Handshake Dr. Thomas Emerson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Ritual at Cahokia http://wamc.org/post/dr-thomas-emerson-university-illinois-urbana-champaign-ritual-cahokia <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Thomas Emerson of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign explains a microscopic discovery that reveals big things about culture and ritual at one of North America’s largest pre-Columbian settlements.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 51626 at http://wamc.org Dr. Thomas Emerson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Ritual at Cahokia Dr. Gene Robinson, University of Illinois – Bees and Individual Personality http://wamc.org/post/dr-gene-robinson-university-illinois-bees-and-individual-personality <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Gene Robinson of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign reveals why not all honey bees are mindless drones without individual personality traits.<br /> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 41339 at http://wamc.org Dr. Gene Robinson, University of Illinois – Bees and Individual Personality