Sustainability at Tufts

Tag: nutrition

Critical Studies on Food in Italy (Rome, Italy)

5-WEEK Full Immersion Summer Program

18 MAY 2015 – 20 JUNE 2015

Rome, Italy

The program is open to all majors, and all students, degree-seeking or not.


  • Critical Studies on Food Culture (3 credits) COURSE
  • Food media, communication and trends (3 credits) COURSE
  • Food, Nutrition and Culture in Italy (3 credits) COURSE
  • Elementary Italian Language UMASS ITAL 110 (3 credits) COURSE
  • Italian Lexicon for Food Studies (3 credits) COURSE

For more information about the program, please visit:

If you have any questions or to request an application, please write to


Mar 31: The Future of Food and Nutrition Student Research Conference, Friedman School, Tufts University



The Future of Food and Nutrition: A Multidisciplinary Research Conference
March 31st, 2012 in Boston, MA

The Future of Food and Nutrition Student Research Conference, held annually for the past five years, is a unique venues for graduate students across disciplines from around the country to submit and present original research relating to the food system and/or nutrition science.

Last year, over 200 graduate students came together to hear students from 28 universities present research from fields as diverse as anthropology and nutritional epidemiology.  As a presenter or attendee, you will gain valuable professional experience presenting and discussing novel, multidisciplinary research. You will also network with your colleagues – future leaders in the field. Relevant research includes projects conducted as part of thesis work, internships, capstone papers or directed studies.

This year’s theme is 7 Billion Strong: Approaches to Feeding the World. Check out the promotional poster!
Early Bird Registration: $25 until March 16, 5pm
($35 after March 16)

Expert panel featuring:
Sivan Yosef (IFPRI)
Thomas Forster (The New School)
Michael K. Doane (Monsanto)

To learn more about this great opportunity or to REGISTER, see the conference’s website here. Early Bird Registration ends tomorrow. Don’t miss the chance to register at a lower price!