In Hot Topics posts, UConn experts comment on current events and issues unfolding in the news.
- August 13, 2014 UConn Biologist on West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak Professor Kenneth Noll discusses the largest outbreak on record and why it is unlikely to spread to the U.S.
- August 11, 2014 Coping with Back-to-School Anxiety Child psychologist Golda Ginsburg offers tips on how to help your child make a smooth transition back to the classroom.
- August 4, 2014 Questions About the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict UConn’s director of Middle East studies answers some key questions about the conflict between Israel and Hamas.
- July 15, 2014 The Pros and Cons of Going Gluten-Free UConn Health gastroenterologist Dr. Haleh Vaziri discusses the benefits and potential downsides of a gluten-free diet.
- 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.