Man's hand touching buttons on a radio dashboard.During the week of Dec. 14-18, 2020, the University of West Georgia took over "The Academic Minute," a collaborative program from WAMC public radio in Albany, New York, and the Association of American Colleges and Universities. "The Academic Minute" is a daily module featuring researchers from colleges and universities around the world, keeping listeners abreast of what’s new and exciting in the academy.

Five faculty members from UWG presented their research on the program last week. To read more about their stories – and to listen to their segments – click the links below.

Dr. Janet Donohoe – The Dynamism of Monuments
Dr. Kelly Dyar – Veterans' Transition to College
Dr. Nisha Gupta – Empowerment from Sexual Oppression
Dr. Christopher Jett – Racial Stereotypes in STEM Careers
Dr. Dena Kniess – Second-Year College Experiences for African American Students

Photography by Julia Mothersole