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Tufts Receives $10 Million Grant to Help Develop Cultivated Meat

Tufts Receives $10 Million Grant to Help Develop Cultivated Meat

Led by David Kaplan, the multi-disciplinary effort will drive efforts to produce an alternative source of sustainable protein
Ranking Healthfulness of Foods from First to Worst

Ranking Healthfulness of Foods from First to Worst

New nutrient profiling system, most comprehensive and science-based to date, clears up confusion to benefit consumers, policymakers
Advancing Nutrition Innovation in an Era of Misinformation

Advancing Nutrition Innovation in an Era of Misinformation

Challenges and opportunities from the fourth annual Nutrition Innovation Summit
Student Profile: Susan Lesch

Student Profile: Susan Lesch

I came to Tufts for the knowledge behind a credential, and the credibility which one hopes accompanies that knowledge. Both are required to become a food and nutrition writer.
The 2021 Tufts Marathon Team: Featured Runners

The 2021 Tufts Marathon Team: Featured Runners

The Tufts Marathon Team (TMT), in collaboration with John Hancock, offers the opportunity to run the Boston Marathon while raising critical funds to benefit childhood obesity, cancer, hunger/famine, and healthy aging to name a few. Since first taking part in the Marathon in 2003, TMT has raised more than $6 million to support these crucial issues in food and nutrition. Here are a few of our Friedman-affiliated runners, in their own words. 
Mentoring Underrepresented Populations at the Friedman School

Mentoring Underrepresented Populations at the Friedman School

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy is delighted to announce two new Awards to recognize individuals who do an extraordinary job at mentoring underrepresented individuals in higher education and academia at our School. These Annual Awards will be given at the end of the School Year to a Faculty and a Staff member who continuously work to promote meaningful and impactful relationships with students, helping them navigate the barriers faced in the academic environment and reach their full potential.
Grant Awarded to Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Systems for Nutrition

Grant Awarded to Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Systems for Nutrition

At the United Nations Food Systems Summit, Administrator Samantha Power announced that the United States plans to commit $5 billion over five years to Feed the Future, the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative, and an intent to expand Feed the Future to additional countries.
Inspired by His Father, a Nutrition Scholar Strives to Prevent Disease

Inspired by His Father, a Nutrition Scholar Strives to Prevent Disease

For Edwin Ortega, N20, family struggle and sacrifice inspire his research into chronic disease and vaccine efficacy
Student Profile: Norma Rachaunda Toussaint

Student Profile: Norma Rachaunda Toussaint

As someone whose parents immigrated from Haiti and worked hard to make a better life in America, an understanding of the hardships impoverished people face was instilled in me at a young age.
Study Assesses Risk that Fruits, Vegetables Sold in U.S. Are Products of Forced Labor

Study Assesses Risk that Fruits, Vegetables Sold in U.S. Are Products of Forced Labor

Findings and limited data serve as “red flag” to increase transparency of food systems