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Scientists Lead New Efforts to Enhance Sustainability of Produce Supply Chains

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Marty Matlock will co-lead a strategic dialogue today regarding new efforts to enhance the productivity, resilience and sustainability of domestic fruit and vegetable supply chains.

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Funding Opportunities for Nutrition, Obesity and Health Researchers

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Innovation is seeking proposals for cross-institutional, multidisciplinary projects in the area of nutrition, obesity and health.

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Honors College Collecting Healthy Snacks, Meals for Kids Facing Food Insecurity

Friday, November 03, 2017

Honors College students will be collecting healthy snacks and microwaveable meals Nov. 6-10 for schoolchildren at risk for hunger.

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Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention Accepting Pilot Study Applications

Friday, November 03, 2017

The Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention at the Arkansas Children's Research Institute in Little Rock is accepting research proposal applications for the 2018 pilot study program.

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One Book, One Community Author to Speak on Campus Nov. 2

Friday, October 27, 2017

Cristina Henríquez, author of The Book of Unknown Americans, will give a free public lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in Hillside Auditorium.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Risk Factors and Protective Steps

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Jae Kyeom Kim, U of A assistant professor of human nutrition, describes risk factors for breast cancer and the protective measures that men and women can take to reduce occurrence.

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Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative to Host Emerson Fellows

Friday, October 13, 2017

Two Emerson National Hunger Fellows will work on Native American food policy issues while placed at the University of Arkansas. 

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U of A Doctoral Student Earns Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholarship

Friday, October 13, 2017

Electa Hare-Redcorn will study indigenous food sovereignty, health and agriculture policy to help combat chronic disease and obesity.

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Students Invited to Learn About Writing for Spoon University's Food Publication

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Check out Spoon University, a national food publication written by college students, during an information session from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, in Kimpel 105.

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Eating Healthy Is Possible for College Students

Monday, October 09, 2017

Instructor Nancy Buckley in the human nutrition and dietetics program offers suggestions for healthy foods even when life gets hectic on campus.

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