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$100 Reward for Parent and Child Nutrition Study

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Hydration Science lab at the U of A is seeking children ages 3-13 years and parents ages 20-50 years for a study on nutrition. Compensation is $100.00 per parent/child pair. 

College of Education and Health Professions Food & Nutrition Health Studies Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Food Science's Morawicki Speaks on Sustainability, Food Waste at International Event

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Ruben Morawicki, an associate professor of food science in the U of A's Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences and with the System Division of Agriculture, recently presented speeches on food sustainability and food waste in Japan.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Food & Nutrition Lectures Sustainability Food Science

Native Students to Meet at U of A for Food and Agriculture Youth Summit

Friday, July 14, 2017

The summit includes workshops, field activities and lectures for the next generation of food and agricultural leaders in Indian Country.

School of Law Agriculture Cultural Events Diversity & Multiculturalism Education Events Food & Nutrition Law and Justice Natural Environment Outreach Sustainability Training

Subjects Wanted for Research Study to Evaluate Personal Health

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

A study is seeking adults between 18-55 years old with no chronic illness or injury.

College of Education and Health Professions Food & Nutrition Health Studies

Brownback Receives Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant for Consumer Research

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Andrew P. Brownback, an assistant professor in economics, has won a $198,940 grant to study on ways to encourage people to make healthy food choices.

Walton College of Business Food & Nutrition Health Research & Innovation Economics

Research Shows Two Eggs Better Than One in Helping Ugandan Children Grow

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Researchers for the UA Division of Agriculture studied the effects of egg supplementation on growth in Ugandan children living in areas linked to poverty and poor diet.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Food & Nutrition International Research & Innovation Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology Food Science

New Short Talks From the Hill: Peter Ungar Reads From 'Evolution's Bite'

Thursday, June 01, 2017

In this new episode of Short Talks From the Hill, a podcast from the University of Arkansas, Peter Ungar reads excerpts from Evolution's Bite, his new book about the fossil teeth of hominids, or human ancestors.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Food & Nutrition Research & Innovation Science Anthropology
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