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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.

Friedman Hosts the 2018 Global Food+ Symposium

Friedman Hosts the 2018 Global Food+ Symposium

February 16, 2018 marked the second annual Global Food+ Symposium, hosted by Tufts University at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. This year, 23 researchers from Boston University, MIT, Harvard, and Tufts shared the findings of their work in seven-minute presentations on topics ranging from microbiology to nutrition to theology.

US Ambassador Recognizes LUANAR’s First Dietetics Graduates

US Ambassador Recognizes LUANAR’s First Dietetics Graduates

United States Ambassador to Malawi, Virginia Palmer, has recognized Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) for its achievement in producing the first cohort of five dietitians who have completed a 20-month rigorous training program.

 

Friedman Students Advocate for Sound Nutrition and Agricultural Policy

Friedman Students Advocate for Sound Nutrition and Agricultural Policy

Friedman Student Alana Davidson writes for student paper The Friedman Sprout: "Advocate for Sound Nutrition and Agricultural Policy This Spring … and Then Run for Office!"

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