Discovery Minute

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E-cigarettes and Youth Discovery Minute

April 4, 2019
Join Professor Alexandra Loukas as she discusses the alarming jump in e-cigarette use within the past year among high school and middle school age students.

Arterial Health Discovery Minute

Dec. 21 2018
Join Professor Hirofumi Tanaka as he explains what hardening of the arteries is, why it is an important indicator of aging, and what can be done to maintain arterial health.

Challenging the At-Risk Label Discovery Minute

Oct. 29, 2018
Join Professor Keffrelyn Brown as she discusses problems with educators’ use of the “at risk” label. She hopes to challenge how educators and policymakers think about the label, so that it can be used more equitably.

Argument Driven Engineering Discovery Minute

March 29, 2018
Victor Sampson discusses how Argument Driven Engineering can introduce more students to engineering through the math courses they already take.

Census Update Discovery Minute

Feb. 23, 2018
Germine Awad discusses both the ramifications of classifying people of Middle Eastern or North African (MENA) descent as white on the U.S. Census form and the necessity of giving them their own designation.

Chronic Absenteeism Discovery Minute

Jan. 31, 2018
Join Educational Policy and Planning Assistant Professor Joshua Childs as he discusses chronic absenteeism, a K-12 problem hidden in plain sight.

Universal Classroom Discovery Minute

Oct. 12, 2017
Join Special Education Clinical Assistant Professor Katie Tackett as she describes how applying universal design principles to her classroom benefits all her students, whether or not they have an identified disability.