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Alumni With A Passion For Eating Smart

Alumni With A Passion For Eating Smart

Jason and Chloe Epstein are active alumni of Tufts University and have a new and growing connection with the Friedman School around one common goal—a passion for eating smart. That compelled Jason, A96, an investment portfolio manager and Chloe, J96, a former assistant district attorney and now business owner, to make a generous $350,000 pledge to the Friedman School.

Friedman At ASN

Friedman At ASN

Can food allergies be prevented? Does what we eat affect our susceptibility to diseases like dementia or cancer? Why does the same diet affect different people differently? How can we produce food more sustainably in the future? These are just a few of the fascinating questions on deck for Nutrition 2018, the inaugural flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition.

Food price policy and mortality: How to even the playing field for participants in SNAP

Food price policy and mortality: How to even the playing field for participants in SNAP

A modeling study of food subsidies and food taxes suggests deaths from cardiometabolic disease could be reduced

Student Commencement Speaker: Alejandra Cabrera

Student Commencement Speaker: Alejandra Cabrera

The Friedman School is pleased to announce this year’s student Commencement speaker! Alejandra Cabrera, MS candidate in the Nutrition Interventions, Communication, and Behavior Change program, will be addressing the graduates on Sunday, May 20th.

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.

Jumpstarting Entrepreneurship

Jumpstarting Entrepreneurship

The problems we face today will not be entirely solved by the solutions of yesterday or today. At the Friedman School, we recognize that entrepreneurial thinking and action will be crucial to generate novel solutions for the future.

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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