In Hot Topics posts, UConn experts comment on current events and issues unfolding in the news.
- July 1, 2014 The Heat Is On: Staying Safe in Summer Rebecca Stearns of UConn’s Korey Stringer Institute discusses ways to stay cool in the summer heat.
- June 27, 2014 Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Law professor Joe MacDougald discusses a recent Supreme Court decision that challenges the EPA’s authority to regulate emissions from power plants.
- June 26, 2014 Meeting Common Core Standards for Math UConn faculty are helping Connecticut teachers adapt to new requirements for teaching math under the Common Core standards.
- March 13, 2014 The Ukraine Crisis: A Case of Déjà Vu? A UConn alum who was a high-ranking Pentagon official when Russia invaded Georgia sees parallels with current events in Ukraine.
- March 11, 2014 Reproductive Rights in Spain and Around the World A graduate student discusses events now unfolding in Spain and their global significance.
- March 4, 2014 Credit Card Data Theft: Stopping the Hackers Is it time for the U.S. to switch to more advanced credit cards?
- February 26, 2014 Coping with Eating Disorders Staff of UConn’s Counseling and Mental Health Services discuss the symptoms, the treatments, and how to help.
- December 6, 2013 HIV/AIDS Prevalence and Prospects UConn researcher Seth Kalichman says with treatment and education, HIV/AIDS can be a chronic but manageable condition.
- November 26, 2013 Savoring Thanksgiving Day UConn experts advise: Slow down and keep it simple, so you can enjoy the holiday.
- November 25, 2013 UConn Poll: 9 in 10 Americans ‘Won’t Go Shopping on Thanksgiving Day’ Research finds that even as stores extend their holiday hours, Americans are reluctant to shop on the traditional holiday.
- November 18, 2013 New Cholesterol-Lowering Guidelines Brad Biskup with the Health Center’s Lifestyle Modification Clinic outlines what’s important about the new recommendations.