University of Miami

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 March 28, 2014

Dr. Neil Johnson, University of Miami – A Formula for Threats

What can we extrapolate from the cries of a baby?

Dr. Neil Johnson, professor of physics at the University of Miami, studied the patterns of children's cries and used that information to make some interesting conclusions.

Dr. Neil Johnson is a professor of physics at the University of Miami. He has published over 200 articles in a wide range of international publications and currently is the associate editor for the Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination. As a Kennedy scholar, he earned his PhD from Harvard University.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon December 30, 2013

Dr. Juliana Fernandes, University of Miami – Listener Choice Award

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

Dr. Juliana Fernandes of the University of Miami earned the award in the Listener Choice category for her description of the downside of negative political ads. 

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Dr. Francisco Beron-Vera, University of Miami - Black Holes of the Sea

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Francisco Beron-Vera discusses vortices that transport bodies of water around the globe.

Francisco Beron-Vera is a research associate professor in the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami. He research interests include the transport and mixing processes in geophysical fluids as well as geophysical fluid dynamics and thermodynamics.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:43 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Keith Strudler: Miami vs NCAA

It’s been the best of times, and the worst of times for the University of Miami athletics. On the one hand, the Hurricanes have the number two men’s basketball team in the country, which is quite something for a school that usually sees basketball as simply a bridge between bowl season and spring football.

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Academic Minute
10:00 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Dr. Juliana Fernandes, University of Miami – Negative Political Ads

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Juliana Fernandes of the University of Miami explores the downside of negative political ads.

Juliana Fernandes is an assistant professor of strategic communication at the University of Miami where her research interests include the impact of affective advertising, international political communication, and social media and online communication. Her most recent work examines the effects of negative political advertising and message repetition on candidate evaluation. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Florida.

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Academic Minute
2:29 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

Dr. Caleb Everett, University of Miami – Language and Numbers

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Caleb Everett of the University of Miami explains the complicated relationship between numbers and words.

Caleb Everett is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Miami. He spends much of his time doing field research in Brazil where his current project asks how (and to what extent) the language one speaks affects cognition in domains such as spatial topology, gender perception, and action perception. He holds a Ph.D. from Rice University.

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