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Viann Nguyen-Feng

Expert Alert: Mental Health and COVID-19

September 23, 2020

A UMD researcher offers ways to cope with fear and anxiety about COVID-19.

UMD Professor Jessica Hanson

Expert Alert: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

September 15, 2020

During Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month, a UMD public health professor shares important information on the topic... more

Lake Superior beach scene

Expert Alert: Chemistry and Microplastics

August 6, 2020

Melissa Maurer-Jones researches the impact of plastics on Lake Superior.

molecule art

Expert Alert: Green Chemistry

August 5, 2020

Viktor Zhdankin is developing new classes of oxidizing agents.

Little child reading a book

Expert Alert: Preparing Kids for School

August 3, 2020

Holding a space for “what if” as we think about school & children. 

Expert Alert: Personality Bias

July 14, 2020

Research suggests introverts are perceived and treated differently in the workplace.

Little child playing with an iPad

Expert Alert: Screen Time and Kids

June 10, 2020

Aaron Boyson talks about the reality that no human population has ever spent this much time with screens... and what it means for kids... more

Two people canoeing in a lake

Expert Alert: Remote Camping During COVID-19

June 5, 2020

Professor Ken Gilbertson offers some insight for those who want to try wilderness camping during the pandemic. 

Children walk in the woods

Expert Alert: Nature Play and Childhood Development

May 21, 2020

Studies by Julie Ernst suggest children flourish in nature... more

Duluth's Portman Park during COVID-19

Expert Alert: The Math Behind Social Distancing

May 11, 2020

A UMD faculty member's expertise illuminates the impact of social distancing during a pandemic.

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