University of Dayton Week on The Academic Minute

The Academic Minute, a popular radio program produced by WAMC/Northeast Public Radio, will showcase faculty research on a “University of Dayton Week” starting April 22.

Featured faculty are:

-Chad Painter, assistant professor of communication, on how newspapers should cover the opioid crisis.

- Scott Hall, clinical mental health counseling program coordinator, on treating medical trauma.

- Martha Henderson Hurley, director of the criminal justice studies program, on aging in prison.

- Julie Walsh-Messinger, assistant professor of psychology, on how we can better understand schizophrenia through smell.

- Jia Wang, assistant professor of economics, on how economic development incentives can take from the rich and give to the poor.

The Academic Minute is a platform for professors from top universities across the country to share “groundbreaking research and how that research helps us understand and solve the big problems that matter to us all.”

It airs in nearly 70 markets nationwide and is posted daily on Inside Higher Ed, a leading website on higher education news.

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