The Academic Minute is a two-and-a-half minute daily module which features researchers from colleges and universities around the world, keeping listeners abreast of what’s new and exciting in the academy.

Academic Minute's University of Michigan (U-M) week (August 31, 2020) featured U-M diversity scholars on how COVID-19 is interplaying with issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion:

COVID-19 in Prisons and Meat-Packing Plants by Dr. William Lopez

Anti-Asian Hate Incidents and COVID-19 by Dr. Melissa Borja

Isolation Protocols and Low-Income African-American Workers by Dr. Alford Young, Jr.

Stressors and the Black Community by Dr. Riana Anderson

Higher Education Responses to COVID-19, Black Students and Campus Racial Climates by Dr. Tabbye Chavous