Case Western Reserve University

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Dr. Norah Feeny, Case Western Reserve University - PTSD Resilience

Exposure to trauma doesn't necessarily dictate PTSD for the victim.

Dr. Norah Feeny, professor of psychology at Case Western Reserve University, is studying post-traumatic stress disorder to expand on our understanding of the affliction and potentially debunk some related myths.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Dr. William Doll, Case Western Reserve University - A One-Minute Talk on Giving a One-Minute Talk

Is there a formula for delivering an effective speech?

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. William Doll, visiting fellow at Case Western Reserve University, outlines a few  rules for crafting an engaging oration.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Dr. John Broich, Case Western Reserve University – President's Award

This week we’ll be featuring five winners of The Academic Minute’s Third Annual Senior Superlatives.

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. 

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Dr. John Broich, Case Western Reserve University – History of Municipal Water

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. John Broich of Case Western Reserve University explores the contentious history of the municipal water supply. 

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Dr. William Marling, Case Western Reserve University – The Great Gatsby

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. 


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.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Dr. Daniel Goldmark, Case Western Reserve University – Music of Tin Pan Alley

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. 

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Dr. William Marling, Case Western Reserve University – Urbanization and the Detective Novel

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.


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.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Wed January 2, 2013

Dr. Anthony Jack, Case Western Reserve University – Empathy and Analytic Thought

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.

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 Brain, Mind, and Consciousness Lab.  The lab investigates high-level cognitive processes using brain imaging (fMRI), behavior and introspective reports. He holds a Ph.D. from University College London.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri August 10, 2012

Dr. Sandra Russ, Case Western Reserve University – Imagination in Children’s Play

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Sandra Russ of Case Western Reserve University examines how the level of imagination in children’s play has responded to recent technology and time restrictions.

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