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The Academic Minute for 2015.5.11 - 5.15

May 15, 2015

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This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.5.11)

May 11, 2015

This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.5.11 - 5.15)

 Monday, May 11
Jeff Sovern of St. John's University analyzes the complicated contracts we all sign.

Tuesday, May 12
Ryan Schacht of The University of Utah examines how our surroundings might dictate our reproductive desires.

Wednesday, May 13
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Heidi Newberg explores the size of our galaxy.

The Academic Minute for 2015.3.16 - 3.20

Mar 20, 2015

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This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.03.16)

Mar 16, 2015

This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.03.16 - 3.20)

Monday, March 16
Laura Rokosz of Monmouth University explains the vertical irrigation systems of aeroponic gardens.

Tuesday, March 17
Wayne Potts of The University of Utah details his toxicity testing on fructose and table sugar.

Wednesday, March 18
Chapman University's Ky Kugler explores frequency and severity of concussions.

The Academic Minute for 2015.2-9 - 2.13

Feb 13, 2015

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2015.2.9 - This Week on The Academic Minute

Feb 9, 2015

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Monday, February 9
Frank Frisch of Chapman University examines the relationship between stress and osteoporosis.

Tuesday, February 10
Rhett Brymer of The Farmer School of Business at Miami University analyzes referee bias in NCAA football.

Wednesday, February 11
University of Surrey’s David Cox explains the nanotechnology behind creating the world’s smallest snowman.

10.13.2014 - This Week on The Academic Minute

Oct 13, 2014

This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, October 13
Dr. Diane Beauchemin of Queen's University discusses forensic advances in hair sample identification.

Tuesday, October 14
Dr. Michele Coscia of Harvard University analyzes memetics.

Wednesday, October 15
Dr. Valorie Titus of American Public University examines the eastern tiger salamander.

The Academic Minute for 8.25 - 8.29

Aug 29, 2014

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Jul 28, 2014

Monday, July 28
 
Dr. Sam Maglio of The University of Toronto Scarborough explains how sounds influence interpretation.

Tuesday, July 29
 
Dr. Elizabeth Cirulli of Duke University discusses the contagiousness of yawns.

Wednesday, July 30

Michigan State University's Dr. Jason Moser takes a look at the psychology of optimism.

Does being happy make you healthier? Is, perhaps, the inverse also true?

Dr. Julia Boehm, assistant professor in psychology at Chapman University, is studying the correlation between mind and body.

Studying the area surrounding a cancerous tumor may provide new medical insights.

Dr. Marco Bisoffi, associate professor of biological sciences at Chapman University, is studying field cancerization to help treat the deadly disease.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Ali Nayeri of Chapman University discusses the explanatory power of string theory cosmology. 

Ali Nayeri is an assistant professor of physics in the Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University in Orange, California.  His teaching and research interests are focused on string theory and string cosmology. He is also a member of Chapman’s Institute for Quantum Studies.

About Dr. Nayeri

Dr. Ali Nayeri – Cosmology and String Theory

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Brennan Peterson of Chapman University examines the psychological challenges surrounding the issue of infertility.



Brennan Peterson is an associate professor of psychology and the Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Program at Chapman College in Orange, California. His research focuses on the mental health implications of infertility including couple coping processes and fertility awareness issues. He holds a Ph.D. from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Jason Keller of Chapman University explains how organisms alter one of life’s most fundamental processes in oxygen-poor environments.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. William Wright of Chapman University explains how limpets battle it out for the best section of the tide pool. 

In today’s Academic Minute, Walter Piper of Chapman University explains why territorial disputes among loons can become a battle to the death.

Walter Piper is a professor of biology at Chapman University in Orange, California. He has studied the territoriality of Common Loons since 1993 in Oneida County, Wisconsin. His Loon Project seeks to understand how young animals acquire a breeding territory and how older, established breeders hold onto their territories for as long as possible. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Catherine Clark of Chapman University explains the connection between sunlight and water pollution.

Catherine Clark is a professor of earth and environmental sciences at Chapman University in Orange, California. Her research is primarily focused on aquatic chemistry, specifically the photochemistry of dissolved organic material in coastal and ocean waters and the sources, distribution and photochemical reactions of pollutants in local waters. She holds a Ph. D. in chemistry from Boston University.