The Academic Minute

Weekdays, 7:34am and 3:56pm

The Academic Minute features researchers from colleges and universities around the world, keeping listeners abreast of what's new and exciting in the academy.

Hosted by Dr. Lynn Pasquerella, President of Mount Holyoke College, The Academic Minute features a different professor each day, drawing experts from top research institutions. You'll enjoy updates on groundbreaking scientific research, an explanation of the accidental discovery of chocolate and an analysis of how social media is transforming the workplace, to name a few.

The Academic Minute airs each weekday at 7:34 a.m and 3:56 p.m.  You can also stay connected by following us on Twitter and liking us on Facebook.

If you have a pitch for a segment, or any questions or comments about the segment, please e-mail us.

The Academic Minute opens with a selection by WAMC contributor and renowned cellist Yehuda Hanani, who appears on Classical Music According to Yehuda during WAMC's Roundtable program. The piece is Bach's Suite No. 2 in D Minor.

Production support for The Academic Minute comes from Newman's Own, giving all profits to charity and pursuing the common good for over 30 years, and from Mount Holyoke College.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri September 19, 2014

The Academic Minute for 9.15-9.19

The Academic Minute for 9.15.2014 - 9.19.2014

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon September 15, 2014

9.15.2014 - This Week on The Academic Minute

September 15th - 19th

This Week on The Academic Minute
 

Monday, September 15
Dr. Amanda Kibler of The University of Virginia analyzes the changing linguistic landscape of the classroom.

Tuesday, September 16
Dr. Kirsten Beyer of The Medical College of Wisconsin touts the health benefits of green space.

Wednesday, September 17
Bard College's Dr. Felicia Keesing examines the threatened biodiversity of African savannas.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri September 12, 2014

The Academic Minute for 9.8 - 9.12

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon September 8, 2014

9.08.2014 - This Week on The Academic Minute

September 8 - 12

This Week on on The Academic Minute

 

Monday, September 8
Dr. David Rosenbaum of Penn State University discusses precrastination.

Tuesday, September 9
Dr. Betsy Shenkman of The University of Florida asks if you can pay people to be healthier.

Wednesday, September 10
Rutgers University's Dr. Don Schaffner dispels myths about washing one's hands.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri September 5, 2014

The Academic Minute for 9.1 - 9.5

The Academic Minute for 9.01.2014 - 9.05.2014

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon September 1, 2014

9.01.2014 - This Week on The Academic Minute

September 1 - 5

This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, September 1
Dr. Casey Klofstad of The University of Miami highlights the deleterious effects vocal fry has on women in the workplace.

Tuesday, September 2
Dr. Ole Hertel of Aarhus University explores air pollution modeling.

Wednesday, September 3
The University of Texas at Austin's Dr. Edward LeBrun profiles an insect invasion.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri August 29, 2014

The Academic Minute for 8.25 - 8.29

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon August 25, 2014

8/25: This Week on The Academic Minute

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Monday, August 25
Dr. Stefan Sarafianos of The University of Missouri discusses a chemical in soy sauce resistant to the HIV.
 

Tuesday, August 26
Dr. Steven Schandler of Chapman University examines the lasting effects of alcoholism, specifically on ACOAs or adult children of alcoholics.
 

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri August 22, 2014

The Academic Minute for 8.18-8.22

Monday, August 18
Stephanie Hinnershitz - Valdosta State Universty  
Asian-American Immigration  

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon August 18, 2014

8.18 - This Week on The Academic Minute

This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, August 18

Dr. Stephanie Hinnershitz of Valdosta State University discusses the plight of Asian-American immigrants.

Tuesday, August 19

Dr. Chandra Wickramasighe of The University of Buckingham presents a theory on the cosmological beginning of life on Earth.

Wednesday, August 20

Stony Brook University's Dr. Arnout van de Rijt examines how success can engender more success.

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