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  Poster Boy is a new American musical inspired by actual events surrounding the 2010 suicide of Tyler Clementi, a college student who brought national attention to cyber-bullying, In the show, a community of gay men in an online chat room come together to discover what drove one of their own to take his life.

Directed by Olivier Award-nominee Stafford Arima with movement by Danny Mefford, Poster Boy, is in its world premiere production on the Nikos Stage at the Williamstown Theatre Festival through August 7th.

Composer and lyricist, Craig Carnelia and bookwriter Joe Tracz join us.

  The peaceful transfer of power is little more than a year away.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker discusses the end of the Obama administration with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

  The U.S Senate Democrats are on the eve of a leadership shakeup.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about Harry Reid’s legacy.

  The calendar has turned to 2016 and now we’re finally nearing the first votes of the presidential election.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he’s never seen something like Donald Trump’s campaign before.

  Democrats took a drubbing in the midterms.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock they could lose another Senate seat this week.

  Republicans are poised to take over both chambers of Congress.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock it could be a brief reign.

  With the election in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look ahead to the incoming class.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock the electorate appears to be conflicted.

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9.08.2014 - This Week on The Academic Minute

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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.

Already a national figure, New Jersey governor Chris Christie emerged from Sandy and the election as a 2016 contender. In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Christie has been a pragmatic Republican in a mostly blue state.

With the election in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look ahead to the incoming class. In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that despite their losses, Republicans are anything but irrelevant going forward.