Baylor University

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Dr. Dan Peppe, Baylor University - Proconsul Fossils

Of all fossils, the Proconsul is amongst the earliest ever discovered.

Dan Peppe, assistant professor of geology at Baylor University, is studying these fossils to help understand the evolution of all primates.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Dr. Stephen Trumble, Baylor University - Analysis of the ear wax of whales

We can learn a great deal from the analysis of the ear wax of whales.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Stephen Trumble, associate professor of biology at Baylor University, explains how a whale’s ear wax can help us find definitive answers to a wide array of questions.

Dr. Stephen Trumble is an associate professor of biology at Baylor University. His research primarily focuses on the physiological adaptations and mechanism of animals in extreme and changing environmental conditions. In 2003, he earned a PhD in marine biology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Dr. Candi Cann, Baylor University – The Mobility Of Modern Memorials

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Candi Cann of Baylor University reveals the rising popularity of alternative memorials to the dead. 

Candi Cann is an assistant professor in the Honors College and Department of Interdisciplinary Core at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Her research focuses on death and dying, and the impact of remembering (and forgetting) in shaping how lives are recalled, remembered and celebrated. She holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Dr. Keith Sanford, Baylor University - Power, Apologies, and Domestic Discord

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Keith Sanford of Baylor University explores the psychology behind the average domestic argument. 

Keith Sanford is an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University. His research investigates married couples and other close interpersonal relationships, and he is especially interested in understanding how people resolve conflict. He holds a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Tue May 22, 2012

Dr. Marjorie Cooper, Baylor University – Ethics and Religious Belief

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Marjorie Cooper of Baylor University explains research examining why religious belief doesn’t always translate into ethical behavior.

Marjorie Cooper is a professor of marketing at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.  Her areas of interest are marketing and consumer behavior, and she is an academic associate of the prestigious Goldratt Institute in New Haven, Connecticut. She holds a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.

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