Ask the Professor
Is sustainable outdoor recreation possible?
Professor and backcountry ski guide Brennan Lagasse explores the conflicts between outdoor recreation and sustainability, providing tips for getting outside as an environmental advocate
What is heart-healthy living?
Registered dietitian nutritionist Lisa Carlson shares what to do and what to avoid to keep your heart healthy
How does recycling actually work?
Phoebe Judge shares important insight and tricks on recycling habits
What do I say to a young child about death?
Professors Jenna Dewar and Emilio Parga discuss the best way to talk to children about death
What do we know about cheating in higher education?
Professor Ives discusses what we know about cheating and ways to reduce it
Ask the Professor: How can tools from literature help us to better communicate science?
Professor Michael P. Branch shares five tips for better science communication
What does it take to do well in math class?
Professor Lamberg provides math learning strategies to help students excel in math
Why has the water clarity of Lake Tahoe improved?
Director of the Ozmen Institute for Global Studies, Global Water Center and University Professor Sudeep Chandra provides vital insight about why Lake Tahoe’s clarity has improved
What makes water an important molecule for life?
Water is widely thought to be critical to life. But why is that the case?
How can people who are part of the LGBTQ+ community boost their resilience?
Those who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community can use several techniques to boost their resilience in the face of discrimination
Can electric vehicles be hacked?
Professors and graduate students from the College of Engineering share basic techniques to protect electric vehicles from hacking
How can college students avoid getting sick?
Medical Director of the University’s Student Health Center Dr. Cheryl Hug-English discusses ways for students to stay healthy
Is having extreme weather the new normal?
State Climatologist and Associate Professor of Geography Steph McAfee shares her professional opinion on extreme weather
Is 100% fruit juice a healthy choice for my family? | ¿Es el jugo 100% de fruta una opción saludable para mi familia?
100% fruit juice is not equivalent to whole fruit. | El jugo 100% de fruta no es equivalente a la fruta entera.
Lactose intolerant? | ¿Sufre de intolerancia a la lactosa?
This may put you at higher risk for some health conditions. | Es posible que esto lo pone en un mayor riesgo de sufrir de algunas condiciones de salud.
Have you seen these specialty kids’ milks? | ¿Ha visto las leches especiales para niños?
You don’t need to rush out and spend extra on a specialty milk for your child. | No necesita apresurarse y gastar más en una leche especial para su hijo(a).
Are drink tablets safe for my family? | ¿Son seguros para mi familia los comprimidos para bebidas (drink tablets)?
Some have ingredients that are unsafe for kids. | Algunos tienen ingredientes que no son seguros para los niños.
What is ChatGPT?
Assistant Professor of Information Systems Alan Yang explains the basics of ChatGPT
How do I know if I found a meteorite?
Geologist explains differences between meteorites and meteor-wrongs