Case Western Reserve University http://wamc.org en Dr. William Doll, Case Western Reserve University - A One-Minute Talk on Giving a One-Minute Talk http://wamc.org/post/dr-william-doll-case-western-reserve-university-one-minute-talk-giving-one-minute-talk <p>Is there a formula for delivering an effective speech?</p><p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. William Doll, visiting fellow at Case Western Reserve University, outlines a few &nbsp;rules for crafting an engaging oration.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 85751 at http://wamc.org Dr. William Doll, Case Western Reserve University - A One-Minute Talk on Giving a One-Minute Talk Dr. John Broich, Case Western Reserve University – President's Award http://wamc.org/post/dr-john-broich-case-western-reserve-university-presidents-award <p><strong>This week we’ll be featuring five winners of The Academic Minute’s Third Annual Senior Superlatives.</strong><br /><br />Dr. John Broich of Case Western Reserve University took the President’s Award for teaching us about the contentious history of the municipal water supply.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 80473 at http://wamc.org Dr. John Broich, Case Western Reserve University – President's Award Dr. John Broich, Case Western Reserve University – History of Municipal Water http://wamc.org/post/dr-john-broich-case-western-reserve-university-history-municipal-water <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. John Broich of Case Western Reserve University explores the contentious history of the municipal water supply.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 76690 at http://wamc.org Dr. William Marling, Case Western Reserve University – The Great Gatsby http://wamc.org/post/dr-william-marling-case-western-reserve-university-great-gatsby <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. William Marling of Case Western Reserve University explains the initial and continuing popularity of Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p><br>William Marling is a professor of literature at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where his research is focused on detective novels, globalization, and American Modernism. He has published books on Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and is currently writing about the rise of “world literature.” He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California Santa Barbara.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 70911 at http://wamc.org Dr. William Marling, Case Western Reserve University – The Great Gatsby Dr. Daniel Goldmark, Case Western Reserve University – Music of Tin Pan Alley http://wamc.org/post/dr-daniel-goldmark-case-western-reserve-university-music-tin-pan-alley <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Daniel Goldmark of Case Western Reserve University revisits the music of Tin Pan Alley and explains why buying music by the song isn’t a new idea.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 66442 at http://wamc.org Dr. William Marling, Case Western Reserve University – Urbanization and the Detective Novel http://wamc.org/post/dr-william-marling-case-western-reserve-university-urbanization-and-detective-novel <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. William Marling of Case Western Reserve University traces the roots of the detective novel to the process of urbanization.</p><p></p><p><br>William Marling is a professor of literature at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where his research is focused on detective novels, globalization, and American Modernism. He has published books on Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and is currently writing about the rise of “world literature.” He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California Santa Barbara.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 58306 at http://wamc.org Dr. Anthony Jack, Case Western Reserve University – Empathy and Analytic Thought http://wamc.org/post/dr-anthony-jack-case-western-reserve-university-empathy-and-analytic-thought <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Anthony Jack of Case Western Reserve University explains why it’s hard to be analytical and empathetic at the same time.</p><p>Anthony Jack is an assistant professor of cognitive science, philosophy, and psychology at Case Western Reserve University where he is the principal investigator in the <a href="http://tonyjack.org/index4.html">Brain, Mind, and Consciousness Lab</a>.&nbsp; The lab investigates high-level cognitive processes using brain imaging (fMRI), behavior and introspective reports. He holds a Ph.D. from University College London.</p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 54294 at http://wamc.org Dr. Anthony Jack, Case Western Reserve University – Empathy and Analytic Thought Dr. Sandra Russ, Case Western Reserve University – Imagination in Children’s Play http://wamc.org/post/dr-sandra-russ-case-western-reserve-university-imagination-children-s-play <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Sandra Russ of Case Western Reserve University examines how the level of imagination in children&rsquo;s play has responded to recent technology and time restrictions.<br /> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 44554 at http://wamc.org Dr. Sandra Russ, Case Western Reserve University – Imagination in Children’s Play