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WAMC's Academic Minute Features Chambliss


Dan Chambliss
Dan Chambliss

WAMC/Northeast Public Radio will feature a reading by Daniel Chambliss, the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology,  on Friday, May 22, as part of the station’s Academic Minute, a nationally syndicated program . Chambliss’ piece focuses on the key ingredients of a college experience that keep students engaged and motivated. The program is broadcast locally on WAMC at 90.3 FM at 7:30 a.m. and 3:56 p.m. and can also be accessed at InsideHigherEd.com here.

Chambliss' reading addresses several key points included in the recently published, award-winning book, How College Works, co-authored by Chambliss and his former student Christopher Takacs '05. According to the Harvard University Press website, the book reveals the surprisingly decisive role that personal relationships play in determining a student’s collegiate success, and puts forward a set of small, inexpensive interventions that yield substantial improvements in educational outcomes.

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