Student Resources

Food Insecurity on U.S. College Campuses

by Yuuki Nakayachi December 2, 2020

College Food Insecurity:  A Lack of Data College students have attracted attention as a group that may be at high risk for food insecurity, defined as lack of “access to enough food for an active healthy life” (US Department of Agriculture, 2017). There are three major limitat...

Veterans Day Lessons for Current Livelihood Crisis

by November 11, 2020

Veteran’s Day commemorates the many millions of American soldiers who returned home from wars with uncertainty about their futures and livelihoods.  Veterans have faced an extended transition period as unemployed workers seeking to enter an often transforming economy.  A prime example was at the...

Photo: An example reverse advent calendar [One Can via Pinterest]

Why You Should Create A Reverse Advent Calendar This Year (And How To Do It)

by Rachel Moss Huff Post UK December 18, 2017

Reverse advent calendars encourage donors to collect one item per day for a Christmas donation...

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5 Ways Schools Can Boost the Local Food Economy

by Maggie Tauranac Ecocentric via Civil Eats September 19, 2017

This post discusses five different ways that schools can increase the amount of locally procured food they serve students, despite the hurdles of cost and logistics....

Why does America have so many hungry kids?

by Thom Patterson CNN June 26, 2017

The United States exports more food than any other country in the world. So why do families with children have trouble getting enough food in such a prosperous nation?...

VIDEO: Empowering Women Would Help End World Hunger

by Zlatica Hoke Voice of America June 18, 2017

This is a useful video for students who want to learn about where global hunger exists....

VIDEO: Learn about the forces changing our food system

by Washington Post Live June 17, 2017

In "Transformers: Food", the Washington Post brings together entrepreneurs, food industry executives, scientists and farmers to discuss how technology and science are changing our modern food systems. This video features Kathleen Merrigan, the Executive Director of Sustainability at GWU/former Depu...