Subscribe: Untitled
http://www.insidehighered.com/audio/feed/Academic%20Minute
Preview: Untitled

Untitled





 



Intercultural Openness

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:00:00 +0000

Can virtual reality help you become more open to other people? In today's Academic Minute, part of Purdue University Week, Mesut Akdere delves into this question. Akdere is an associate professor in the department of technology leadership and innovation at Purdue. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

 

 

Section: 
Event's date: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 12:30pm



Learning More About Our Own And Other Cultures

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 07:00:00 +0000

To help future employers manage a global work force, start with students. In today's Academic Minute, part of Purdue University Week, Pamala Morris examines how teaching students strong intercultural skills can help them bridge gaps in their future careers. Morris is a professor of youth development and agriculture education at Purdue. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

Section: 
Event's date: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 7:15pm



Empathy

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:00:00 +0000

Can you increase your empathy? In today's Academic Minute, part of Purdue University Week, Monica Miller explores whether you're born with it or if it’s an ability you can learn. Miller is clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice at Purdue's College of Pharmacy. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

Section: 
Event's date: 
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 5:30pm



Engineering Education

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:00:00 +0000

Studying abroad can help broaden a student’s mind. In today's Academic Minute, part of Purdue University Week, Mary Pilotte explores how problem solving in a different culture can help students apply what they’ve learned to their studies. Pilotte is an associate professor of engineering practice at Purdue. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

Section: 
Event's date: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 2:00pm



Shopper Psychological Ownership and Territoriality

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 07:00:00 +0000

How can companies avoid shoppers wanting to keep their products secret? In today's Academic Minute, New York Institute of Technology's Colleen Kirk examines the territorial behavior shoppers have about their favorite products or places. Kirk is an assistant professor in the department of management and marketing at NYIT. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

Section: 
Event's date: 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 5:45pm



Self-Esteem, Depression and Your Partner

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:00:00 +0000

Need help during a time of low self-esteem? Rely on your partner. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Alberta's Matthew Johnson looks into where to find support during a rough period. Johnson is an assistant professor in the department of agricultural, life and environmental sciences at Alberta. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

Section: 
Event's date: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 8:45pm



Searching for Life in Space Using Methane

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 07:00:00 +0000

Have we been looking for aliens using the wrong parameters? In today's Academic Minute, a Student Spotlight, the University of Washington's Joshua Krissansen-Totton explains why searching for just oxygen among the cosmos might not lead us to E.T. Krissansen-Totton is a graduate student in the department of earth and space sciences at Washington. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

Section: 
Event's date: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 5:30pm



Genetics and Dietary Recommendations

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 07:00:00 +0000

One diet does fit all. In today's Academic Minute, the University of California, Los Angeles's William Barrington explores the role genetics play in determining which diet will work for you. Barrington is a postdoctoral scientist at UCLA. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

Section: 
Event's date: 
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 10:15pm



Role of Bureaucrats in Foreign Policy and LGBTI Rights

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 07:00:00 +0000

Bureaucrats might not be all bad. In today's Academic Minute, American Public University's Elise Carlson-Rainer discusses how public perception of these government workers might need an update. Carlson-Rainer is an assistant professor of international relations at American Public. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

Section: 
Event's date: 
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 1:45pm



Felt Love

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 07:00:00 +0000

What makes you feel loved? In today's Academic Minute, Penn State University's Saida Heshmati looks into whether actions really do speak louder than words. Heshmati is a postdoctoral research scholar in positive and quantitative psychology at Penn State. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

Section: 
Event's date: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 4:30pm