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Sign Up for Summer Cooking Matters Course With the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Food Pantry

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Cooking Matters is a hands-on cooking class that focuses on how to make healthful meals on a budget. Participants will learn hands-on cooking skills, basic nutrition knowledge, and grocery shopping budgeting tips.

Student Affairs Events Food & Nutrition Giving Training

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

Volunteer Action Center Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Monday, June 05, 2017

Weekly volunteer opportunities are available at the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Campus Food Pantry and in the Razorback Food Recovery program.

Student Affairs Food & Nutrition Giving

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

'Fay Food Forest' Interdisciplinary Competition Produces Three Winning Teams, Projects

Friday, May 05, 2017

The Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design started this spring semester with a design competition intended to generate ideas focused on food systems.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Design Food & Nutrition Research & Innovation Landscape Architecture

Sophomore Laura Wasson Wins Social Innovation Hub's Inaugural Competition

Friday, April 28, 2017

Sophomore Laura Wasson won the first-ever Design Solution Challenge, which rewards innovative business-based solutions to challenges organizations face.

Walton College of Business Awards Economic Development Food & Nutrition Research & Innovation

Ungar's New Book, 'Evolution's Bite,' to Be Released in May by Princeton Press

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Renowned anthropologist Peter Ungar’s latest book follows dietary clues from fossil teeth to trace the impact of diet on human evolution.

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

Najjar Represents U of A in Regional Three Minute Thesis Competition

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Jade Najjar, a master's degree student in Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences' plant pathology program, recently represented the U of A in the regional Three Minute Thesis competition.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Food & Nutrition Points of Pride Research & Innovation Plant Pathology
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