Ask the Professor
What is aphasia?
June is Aphasia Awareness Month. Tami Brancamp, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, associate professor and clinical supervisor in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, breaks things down.
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 do you access counseling services when living in a rural community?
Rural mental health services are more accessible than you think due to COVID-19
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
How can I help my child’s literacy during school breaks?
Read, read and read some more! Here are some helpful tips for parents to accelerate a child's literacy skills.
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
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 health literacy?
Health Literacy Month is here, and Dr. Alexandra Watson breaks down what that means and why it's important
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 fruit-flavored drinks? | ¿Qué es importante saber sobre las bebidas con sabor a frutas?
100% fruit juice is a healthier choice | El jugo 100% de frutas es una opción más saludable
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!
How do sugary drinks affect weight? | ¿Cómo afectan al peso las bebidas azucaradas?
Three reasons why sugary drinks may increase weight gain | Tres razones por las cuales las bebidas azucaradas pueden causar aumento de peso
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
Creating structure at home for children with disabilities
How to provide routine during stay-at-home orders
How to discuss racism topics in the classroom
Recognizing the intersections of race, class, gender and more in education
Safety concerns for fresh produce increase during pandemic
Desert Farming Initiative gives tips for ensuring produce safety during COVID-19 outbreak
Take measures to stay healthy while reaping benefits of outdoor physical activity
Weather and Phase 1 present opportunity to enjoy outdoors
How do I take care of my kids during a pandemic?
Lydia DeFlorio, associate professor of human development and family studies offers advice to parents about taking care of children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Watch out for junk science amid COVID-19
University gives tips for recognizing unfounded health and nutrition claims