Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

The Right to Food: A Weapon Against Global Hunger


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Women’s Center Symposium: In the Kitchen

On Nov. 18, the Women’s Center held its second annual Women’s Center Symposium on Gender and Culture, “In The Kitchen,” addressing the question of “What is the significance of what happens in the kitchen?” Professor Christina Economos from the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and the School of Medicine delivered the keynote address, “Socio-demographic Determinants of Food Access and Obesity.”

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2010 Friedman Symposium

The fifth annual Friedman School Symposium, “Nutrition Security: Challenges and Advances,” was held on Nov. 5-6. Check out this blog recap from the folks at Slow Food Tufts, and read this account of the keynote address by USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan, former director of the Agriculture, Food and Environment graduate program at the Friedman School, from the Tufts Journal.

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Carlo Petrini, Founder of Slow Food

On October 6, Carlo Petrini, founder of Slow Food, visited the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy on the first day of his U.S. university tour. Read this blog recap by Lesley Sykes (N’11) of Slow Food Tufts.

EDIT: Watch video of the talk.

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