Breast Cancer Expert: “Awareness and Early Detection Save Lives”

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.    For those with BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, the chances are even higher. The National Breast Cancer Foundation estimates that 55 to 65% of women with the BRCA1 mutation, and 45%…

European energy standoff amid reports of damage to the Nord Stream pipelines. UNLV professor Christian Jensen specializes in the politics of the European Union.

With reports of heightened energy tensions following the escalation of the war in Ukraine, UNLV professor Christian Jensen is a perfect source for answers. He specializes in the politics of the European Union and its neighbors, and his work has…

FAU Hurricane Evacuation Expert Available to Discuss Hurricane Ian

Florida Atlantic University’s John Renne, Ph.D., is available to discuss evacuation and other hurricane-related issues with the media. Renne is a professor and director of the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions. He recently published a first-of-its-kind study, “What Has…

FAU Hurricane Evacuation Expert Available to Discuss Tropical Depression Nine/Hurricane Hermine

Florida Atlantic University’s John Renne, Ph.D., is available to discuss evacuation and other hurricane-related issues with the media. Renne is a professor and director of the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions. He recently published a first-of-its-kind study, “What Has…

Fed Chair’s Housing Market ‘Correction’ Projection: UMD Smith Mortgage Risk Expert Available

Financial risk expert Clifford Rossi at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is available to comment surrounding Fed Chair Jerome Powell stating that the U.S. housing market will probably go through a “correction” after a period of “red…

Major storm modeled to follow Fiona, possibly en route to Florida

The strongest hurricane of the Atlantic season caused death and destruction in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and other parts of the Caribbean and continues to pose a threat along the eastern seaboard. But now models are predicting a storm that…

Expert: How the Las Vegas Aces’ championship win changes the game for women & the entire sports industry

For decades, Las Vegas — a city world famous for sports betting — was one of the few U.S. metropolises without a professional sports team. That all changed in 2017 when the NHL’s Golden Knights took a gamble by setting up shop in Southern Nevada, soon followed by the WNBA’s Aces and NFL’s Raiders. Just a few short years later, the Aces have upped the ante on their “raise the stakes” tagline and became the first major professional sports team to win a championship for Las Vegas.

FSU expert: Third consecutive La Niña could bring more hurricanes

By: Bill Wellock | Published: September 20, 2022 | 8:42 am | SHARE: Meteorologists predict current La Niña conditions will persist this year through a third consecutive winter, a situation that usually brings a more active late hurricane season, followed by a dry and warm fall and winter across Florida.La Niña is the popular name for a phase of what meteorologists call the “El Niño-Southern Oscillation,” or ENSO, a recurring pattern of relatively warmer and cooler surface-water temperatures in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean.

Media Availability: UNH British Historian to Comment on Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral and Future of Monarchy

Nicoletta Gullace, associate professor of history at the University of New Hampshire and an expert on the Royal Family, is available to talk about the historical significance of the queen’s death, protocols and ceremonies leading up to her funeral, the transition of power to now King Charles III and what this all might mean for the future of the monarchy.

WashU Expert: Jackson water issues result of environmental racism

The increasing demand for electric vehicles and cell phones has accelerated the need for safer energy storage after numerous instances of commercial lithium-ion batteries overheating and catching fire. Peng Bai, assistant professor of energy, environmental & chemical engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St.

After Queen Elizabeth’s Death, Will the Monarchy Continue? Expert

Historian and expert Alastair Bellany from the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University-New discusses Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-serving monarch who assumed the throne in 1952, her legacy and how she changed the monarchy. What is Queen Elizabeth’s Legacy? Britain has…

John Baugh on African American English & his role in new African American English Dictionary

The increasing demand for electric vehicles and cell phones has accelerated the need for safer energy storage after numerous instances of commercial lithium-ion batteries overheating and catching fire. Peng Bai, assistant professor of energy, environmental & chemical engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St.

Chief medical officer of US Open available re: Serena’s retirement, player longevity & how elite players can ensure physical/emotional/mental fitness

With Serena Williams’ upcoming retirement from tennis following the US Open, the Chief Medical Officer of the US Open, Dr. Alexis Colvin – who is also an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon at Mount Sinai Health System – is available for…

Intl Relations Expert @Akorobk says Gorbachev seen by West as a Reformer, but Viewed by Many as an Idealist who Destroyed the Soviet Union.

Dr. Andrei Korobkov, an Internal Relations expert at Middle Tennessee State University, whose scholarship focuses on the post-Communist transition, acknowledges that “The death of Mikhail Gorbachev has led to numerous statements by the media, academics, and political figures past and present.”…

It’s been 30 years since Hurricane Andrew made U.S. landfall. Are hurricanes getting more deadly? UWM expert Clark Evans can weigh in.

Clark Evans can discuss how hurricane activity in the U.S. is changing and how it’s affecting the modeling used to predict their trajectories. His lab at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee uses numerical models to better understand and improve prediction of…

WVU pharmaceutical experts caution ‘one pill can kill’ as new forms of fentanyl become more prevalent

Faculty members with the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy are issuing warnings about the rise of fentanyl in Mountain State communities and elsewhere following the recent seizure of a large amount of “rainbow fentanyl,” potent illegal pills resembling candy, by law enforcement officers in Monongalia County.