New on the Conversation: Offering treatment to drug users instead of arresting them reduces crime and addictionSeptember 29, 2023
Josephine Korchmaros, director of the Southwest Institute for Research on Women, discusses how police diversion programs for drug users shift officers' focus from criminalization to treatment.
New on The Conversation: Why older homes feel warmer than the thermostat suggests – and what to do about itSeptember 6, 2023
Jonathan Bean, associate professor in the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, discusses how design can have an impact on how hot you feel in your house, and what architectural improvements can keep...
New on The Conversation: Weather forecast accuracy is crucial in a heat wave – 1 degree can mean the difference between life and deathAugust 2, 2023
Laura Bakkensen from the School of Government and Public Policy and Derek Lemione from the Department of Economics discuss the importance of accurate weather forecasts, and how improving them could save thousands of lives each...
New on The Conversation: Your body naturally produces opioids without causing addiction or overdose – studying how this process works could help reduce the side effects of opioid drugsMay 31, 2023
Unlike opioid drugs like morphine and fentanyl that travel throughout the body, the opioids your body produces are released in small quantities to specific locations.
October 4, 2022
University scholars can learn more about writing for The Conversation during a campus visit Oct. 19-20.
September 2, 2022
The new CUES fellows will focus on student engagement. New articles on The Conversation focus on dinosaur extinction and workers' rights.
August 1, 2022
The role the James Webb Space Telescope can play in the search for alien life and the economic impact of record heat waves are addressed in articles published recently on The Conversation.