University of North Florida

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Tue November 12, 2013

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

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.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Dr. Kerry Clark, University of North Florida – Expanding the Lyme Disease Zone

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.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Dr. Judith Ochrietor, University of North Florida – Cancer Fighting Protein

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.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Dr. Jeffrianne Wilder, University of North Florida – Skin Color and Racism

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.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Dr. Jay Huebner, University of North Florida – Historical Meteorite Impact

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.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Dr. Matthew Gilg, University of North Florida – Reproduction and Speciation

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.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Dr. Jenny Stuber, University of North Florida – Socioeconomics and the College Experience

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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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Dr. Quincy Gibson, University of North Florida – Noise Pollution and Dolphin Behavior

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Quincy Gibson of the University of North Florida reveals the connection between manmade noises and aggressive behavior in dolphins.

Quincy Gibson is a research scientist at the University of North Florida where her primary research interests are behavioral development, maternal care strategies, individual variation, and social complexity of marine mammals. She is currently conducting boat-based photo-identification and behavioral surveys of bottlenose dolphins in the Jacksonville area. She holds a Ph. D. from Georgetown University.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Dr. Keith Ashley, University of North Florida – Early Spanish Missions

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Keith Ashley of the University of North Florida reveals what life was like for Native Americans at the earliest Spanish missions.

Keith Ashley is Coordinator of Archaeological Research at the University of North Florida where his research is focused on the Native Americans of southeastern North America during the late pre-Columbian and historic (post-European contact) eras. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Florida.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Dr. Tracy Alloway, University of North Florida – Social Media and Brain Exercise

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Tracy Alloway of the University of North Florida explains how using social media can improve the performance of your memory.

Tracy Alloway is a professor of psychology at the University of North Florida where her research is focused on how working memory develops across the lifespan.  Her research on memory has appeared in more than 250 articles.

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Dr. Tracy Alloway – Social Media and Brain Exercise

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