Ask the Professor
How can we help Hispanic/LatinX youth succeed and navigate college?
Educational leadership expert Jafeth Sanchez provides advice on how to help the underserved Hispanic/Latinx youth succeed in college
What is a breakthrough infection?
School of Public Health Dean Muge Akpinar-Elci and Orvis School of Nursing Dean Debera Thomas discuss breakthrough infections and why they matter
What are mental health best practices for entrepreneurs and business leaders?
Associate Professor Dan Jones and Assistant Professor Mark Packard discuss mental health amid National Suicide Prevention Month
Why does everyone want me to get vaccinated?
School of Public Health Dean Muge Akpinar-Elci and Orvis School of Nursing Dean Debera Thomas discuss why it’s important to get vaccinated
Is the vaccine riskier than getting COVID?
Orvis School of Nursing Dean Debera Thomas and School of Public Health Dean Muge Akpinar-Elci compare the risks of getting the vaccine versus getting COVID-19
Five COVID-19 vaccine myths debunked
Dr. Trudy Larson talks about COVID-19 vaccine misconceptions and how you can get vaccinated ASAP
Does talking about suicide make someone more likely to commit suicide?
Marina Murphy, lecturer with the School of Social Work, talks about normalizing talking about suicide.
How can I prevent skin cancer and sun damage this summer and beyond?
Graduating medical student and Nevada Cancer Coalition volunteer Anita Savell breaks down some tips for Skin Cancer Awareness Month.
Are there still things we don’t know about the COVID-19 vaccine?
Drs. Mark Riddle and Trudy Larson, along with Diana Sande from the Nevada Public Health Training Center, break down important information about coronavirus vaccines
Are female leaders better during a pandemic?
University of Nevada, Reno Political Science Associate Professor Robert Ostergard and colleagues examined 175 countries for recent article
COVID-19 is still very much with us. Now what?
Nevada State Public Health Laboratory Director Mark Pandori, Ph.D., and Student Health Center Medical Director Cheryl Hug-English, M.D., discuss the latest in SARS-CoV-2 testing, developments, and health and safety
Medical students help Reno’s homeless and underserved amid COVID-19
Students help transient and low socioeconomic populations gain access to health and hygiene products
Why do masks make it so hard to understand each other?
Professor of linguistics Valerie Fridland breaks down the reasons why masked speech is difficult to understand
What is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, and what does becoming one mean for the University?
Assistant Professor of Higher Education Leadership Cynthia M. Alcantar looks at what being HSI designated means for the University of Nevada, Reno and how close we are to it
Cleaning for COVID-19: Are household disinfectants and sanitizers harmful to our health?
Assistant Professors Li Li and Dingsheng Li from the School of Community Health Sciences break down how our exposure to home cleaning products has increased and what that means
What’s important to know about flavored waters sold in stores? | ¿Qué es importante saber sobre las aguas saborizadas que se venden en las tiendas?
Not all flavored waters sold in stores are healthy choices | No todas las aguas saborizadas que se venden en las tiendas son opciones saludables
How can I help my family make healthier drink choices? | ¿Como puedo ayudar a mi familia a elegir bebidas más saludables?
It’s as simple as Whoa, Slow, Go! | ¡Es tan simple como Whoa, Slow, Go!
Should kids have drinks with caffeine? | ¿Deben tomar bebidas con cafeína los niños?
Caffeine can be over-looked by parents and others that care for small children | Cafeína puede que sea pasada por alto por los padres y otras personas que cuidan a los niños pequeños
How can parents prepare children to wear masks at school?
With school returning soon, Shanon Taylor provides advice to parents on how to ease children into getting used to wearing masks in school.