North Carolina 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. Lynsey Romo, North Carolina State University - Weight Loss and Relationships http://wamc.org/post/dr-lynsey-romo-north-carolina-state-university-weight-loss-and-relationships <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Lynsey Romo of North Carolina State University reveals why extreme weight loss can be rough on a romantic relationship.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 78654 at http://wamc.org Dr. Daniel Ksepka, North Carolina State University – Hummingbird Ancestor Discovered http://wamc.org/post/dr-daniel-ksepka-north-carolina-state-university-hummingbird-ancestor-discovered <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Daniel Ksepka of North Carolina State University describes the common ancestor of today’s swifts and hummingbirds.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><br>Daniel Ksepka is a research assistant professor in the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences at North Carolina State University and a research associate of the North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences. His research uses data from the fossil record and extant organisms to answer questions about major evolutionary events. He earned his Ph.D. at Columbia University.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 68019 at http://wamc.org