University of California Los Angeles http://wamc.org en Dr. Gabriel Rossman, University of California Los Angeles – Economic Risk and the Oscars http://wamc.org/post/dr-gabriel-rossman-university-california-los-angeles-economic-risk-and-oscars <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Gabriel Rossman of the University of California Los Angeles reveals the economic risks faced by filmmakers seeking to win Academy Awards.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p><br />Gabriel Rossman is an associate professor of sociology at the University of California Los Angeles. His research addresses culture and mass media, especially pop music radio and Hollywood films. He earned his Ph.D. at Princeton University.</p><p><a href="http://www.sociology.ucla.edu/professors/GABRIEL%20ROSSMAN/?id=51">About Dr. Rossman</a></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 84303 at http://wamc.org Dr. Gabriel Rossman, University of California Los Angeles – Economic Risk and the Oscars Dr. Chris Roberts, University of California Los Angeles – Lifestyle and Teen Obesity http://wamc.org/post/dr-chris-roberts-university-california-los-angeles-lifestyle-and-teen-obesity <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Chris Roberts of the University of California Los Angeles explores the link between lifestyle and health in teens.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 74825 at http://wamc.org Dr. Chris Roberts, University of California Los Angeles – Lifestyle and Teen Obesity Dr. Susan Perry, University of California Los Angeles – Benefits of Social Stability http://wamc.org/post/dr-susan-perry-university-california-los-angeles-benefits-social-stability <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Susan Perry of the University of California Los Angeles explores how early stability can shape the adult lives of social creatures.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 49260 at http://wamc.org Dr. Susan Perry, University of California Los Angeles – Benefits of Social Stability Dr. Dean Buonomano, University of California Los Angeles – Shortcomings of the Brain http://wamc.org/post/dr-dean-buonomano-university-california-los-angeles-shortcomings-brain <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Dean Buonomano of the University of California Los Angeles explains why our brains are often biologically unequipped to accurately perceive the modern world.<br /> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 43487 at http://wamc.org Dr. Dean Buonomano, University of California Los Angeles – Shortcomings of the Brain