Posts Tagged food insecurity

Campus Food Waste Recovery Project co-led by COPHers earns USF Student Success Team Collaboration award

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Up to 40 percent of food that is produced in the U.S. goes to waste and it’s impacting our health, according to USF College of Public Health doctoral candidate Whitney Fung Uy. She’s the principal investigator of an interdisciplinary USF student effort to take food waste on campus and turn it into […]

Alumna Katie Jones fights food insecurity with Feed-A-Bull

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Katie Jones, registered dietitian at USF’s Student Health Services and Center for Student Well-Being, was providing nutrition counseling for students when she noticed that some of her recommendations on how to maintain balanced eating habits were not feasible and too expensive for some students. Jones would often hear students say […]

The new look of hunger

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There is a new face to those who lack access to affordable, nutritious food, according to USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Lauri Wright. “When people think of food insecure hunger, they think of the commercials they see on TV of starving children with skinny arms and distended bellies, but […]