Washington State University http://wamc.org en This Week on the Academic Minute http://wamc.org/post/week-academic-minute <h2><strong>Visit <a href="http://AcademicMinute.org">AcademicMinute.org </a> <br> </br> </strong></h2><h2>&nbsp;</h2><h2><strong><span style="color: #3366ff;">Monday, June 30</span></strong></h2><p>Dr. Volkan Topalli of Georgia State University explains how switching government assistance funds from cash to credit might reduce street crime.</p><hr /><h2><span style="color: #3366ff;"><strong>Tuesday, July 1</strong></span></h2><p>Dr. Geoff Ball of the University of Alberta discusses metabolically healthy obesity.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 93599 at http://wamc.org Dr. Ben Ellis, Washington State University – Yellowstone Super Volcano http://wamc.org/post/dr-ben-ellis-washington-state-university-yellowstone-super-volcano <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Ben Ellis of Washington State University reveals research indicating that the Yellowstone super volcano may have erupted more frequently than previously thought.<br /><br />Ben Ellis is a post-doctoral researcher in the School of the Environment at Washington State University where his research interests include constraining the volume and frequency of explosive eruptions from silicic volcanoes. He holds a Ph.D in Geology from the University of Leicester.</p><p><strong>Dr. Ben Ellis &ndash; Yellowstone Super Volcano</strong></p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 44543 at http://wamc.org Dr. Ben Ellis, Washington State University – Yellowstone Super Volcano