University of Washington

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Dr. Dale Durran, University of Washington – Humidity and Cold Drinks

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Dale Durran of the University of Washington explains why it’s more difficult to keep your drink cold on a humid day. 

Dale Durran is a professor of atmospheric sciences and an adjunct professor of applied mathematics at the University of Washington. His research interests include mesoscale dynamic meteorology, numerical methods, mountain meteorology, and atmospheric waves. His work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and he holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Wed April 17, 2013

Dr. Giora Proskurowski, University of Washington – Plastic in the Oceans

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Giora Proskurowski reassesses the amount of plastic pollution being held in the world’s oceans.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Dr. Gregory Wilson, University of Washington – Success of Early Mammals

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Greg Wilson of the University of Washington reveals how a slight change in tooth shape allowed early mammals to compete in a world dominated by dinosaurs.

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