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This Week on The Academic Minute 2015.2.23 -2.27

Feb 23, 2015

Monday, February 23
Cliff Ross of the University of North Florida is looking at the environment of the Florida Keys to learn more about coral reefs.

Tuesday, February 24
Jennifer Maynard of The University of Texas at Austin is working to treat pertussis.

Wednesday, February 25
St. John's University's Paul Gaffney presents an philosophical interpretation of the meaning of competition.

The Academic Minute for 9.22 - 9.26

Sep 26, 2014

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9.22.2014 - This Week on The Academic Minute

Sep 22, 2014

This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, September 22
Dr. Jennie Brand of The University of California Los Angeles examines unemployment as a single mother.

Tuesday, September 23
Dr. Amit Bhattacharjee of Dartmouth College explains the unintended consequences when marketing becomes too effective.

Wednesday, September 24
The University of Surrey's Dr. Radu Sporea explores the majesty of engineering complexity.

Dr. Joel Beam, University of North Florida – Wound Care

Nov 12, 2013

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Joel Beam of the University of North Florida examines what the body of research says about the best method for treating wounds.

Joel Beam is an associate professor of clinical and applied movement sciences and Director of the Athletic Training Education Program at the University of North Florida. His research is primarily focused on the management of acute skin trauma with a particular focus on dressing techniques. He has published a number of book chapters and peer-reviewed articles.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Kerry Clark of the University of North Florida explains why Lyme disease is a threat in areas beyond the northeastern United States.  


Kerry Clark is an associate professor of public health at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. His area of expertise includes the ecology and epidemiology of tick-borne diseases such as Lyme borreliosis, human ehrlichiosis, babesiosis, rickettsiosis, anaplasmosis, and others. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Public Health.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Judith Ochrietor of the University of North Florida explains how a dangerous protein can also be dangerous for cancer. 


Judith Ochrietor is an associate professor of biology at the University of North Florida where she uses her studies of cell adhesion and metabolism in the neural retina to train undergraduate and Masters of Science students. She earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Ohio State University and later studied the development of the mammalian neural retina as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Florida.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Jeffrianne Wilder of the University of North Florida explains the continued existence of colorism and skin tone bias within minority communities.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Jay Huebner of the University of North Florida reveals the geographic evidence supporting reports of a historical meteorite impact.

Jay Huebner is Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. He is one of the university’s charter faculty members and has taught a variety of engineering, physics, and astronomy courses. He has studied at the prestigious Keck Observatory in Hawaii and he holds a Ph.D. from the University of California Riverside.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Matthew Gilg of the University of North Florida reveals what reproduction between diverging species has to teach us about evolution.

Matthew Gilg is an associate professor of biology at the University of North Florida. His research is focused on a variety of evolutionary questions including the genetics and process of speciation, species interactions, and hybridization.  He is currently overseeing several projects examining breeding among divergent species in northern Florida. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of South Carolina.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Jenny Stuber of the University of North Florida explains why students from different socioeconomic backgrounds experience college differently.

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