Public Impact

Ideas Into Action

Ideas Into Action

The Tufts Food and Nutrition Entrepreneurship Competition is an annual Ideas competition sponsored by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, in collaboration with the Tufts Gordon Institute. 

Our Annual Report

Our Annual Report

We are excited to announce the release of the 2017-2018 Friedman School Annual Report.

Incentivizing Health and Preserving Choice in SNAP

Incentivizing Health and Preserving Choice in SNAP

From NECN's The Take with Sue O'Connell:

Announcing the Jean Mayer Prize Winners!

Announcing the Jean Mayer Prize Winners!

Please join President Anthony P. Monaco and Dean Dariush Mozaffarian for a special event at Tufts University celebrating the winners of the Jean Mayer Prize and the 40th anniversary of the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy!

Student Hattie Brown Named Kirchner Food Fellow

Student Hattie Brown Named Kirchner Food Fellow

Friedman Student Emery “Hattie” Brown was one of three people recently selected by the Kirchner Foundation to form an investment team that will manage a portfolio with funds to invest in companies and organizations focused on new agricultural technologies and social enterprise in the interest of global food security.

Budding Nutrition Businesses Get a Boost

Budding Nutrition Businesses Get a Boost

Winners in the Friedman School’s first entrepreneurship competition included ideas for healthy foods for Nepali schools and nutrition and farming apps

Sean Cash Named To C-FARE Board of Directors

Sean Cash Named To C-FARE Board of Directors

The Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics welcomes its new directors and appreciates the service of its continuing members. C-FARE is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the national presence of the agricultural and applied economics profession.

Friedman Experts: The 2018 Farm Bill

Friedman Experts: The 2018 Farm Bill

Reauthorized every five years, each new iteration of the farm bill may establish new programs, end old programs, and modify continuing programs related to how our food is grown, how our citizens are fed, and how our land is used. Food and agricultural policy can be exceedingly complex, so, in advance of the 2018 reauthorization, bolster your farm bill knowledge with this helpful infographic and some wise words from our Friedman community experts.

Join The FSNE 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

Join The FSNE 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

The entire Friedman School community has been invited to join the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge from April 2 to April 22, 2018. Read more and join us as we hold informal chats to discuss the issues raised in the challenge's activities.

New Bipartisan Report Advises on a Healthier SNAP

New Bipartisan Report Advises on a Healthier SNAP

Friedman faculty members Jerold Mande and Norbert Wilson were instrumental in developing the Bipartisan Policy Center's report on recommendations to make SNAP diets healthier.

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