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Global Food Initiative: UC President Napolitano

Global Food Initiative: UC President Napolitano

by Ann Filmer — last modified Jul 14, 2014 08:15 AM

Dean Helene Dillard speaks to UC Davis’ strengths in food and agriculture.

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Boosting the health of Latino immigrant farmworkers

Boosting the health of Latino immigrant farmworkers

by Patricia Bailey — last modified May 27, 2014 03:41 PM

Worksite-based health programs focus on lowering the risk of obesity and diabetes.

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Childhood obesity drops: school nutrition program

Childhood obesity drops: school nutrition program

by Patricia Bailey — last modified May 19, 2014 09:01 AM

Program helps children make healthy choices with nutrition-related problem-solving skills.

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Excess sugar consumption leads to a host of diseases

Excess sugar consumption leads to a host of diseases

by Ann Filmer — last modified May 13, 2014 08:58 AM

UC researchers push back against food companies on high amounts of sugar consumption.

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Solving infant malnutrition in developing countries

Solving infant malnutrition in developing countries

by Diane Nelson — last modified Mar 18, 2014 09:21 AM

Researchers examine molecules in cow's milk to protect children from intestinal diseases.

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More than half of California voters vote by mail

More than half of California voters vote by mail

by Karen Nikos-Rose — last modified Mar 13, 2014 09:18 AM

In most regions of California, more than 60 percent use the mail to vote, not the polls.

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Casual clothing trend is on the upswing

Casual clothing trend is on the upswing

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 10, 2014 08:12 AM

Professor Susan Kaiser comments on influence of social norms in clothing choices.

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Chickpea project: nutrition, environmental sustainability

Chickpea project: nutrition, environmental sustainability

by Pat Bailey — last modified Mar 04, 2014 01:05 PM

A $4 million research project in Ethiopia will improve the genetic diversity of chickpea varieties.

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Women feeding the world photo gallery on campus

Women feeding the world photo gallery on campus

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Feb 11, 2014 10:21 AM

Photos depicting women around the world in various roles related to food.

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Economic Divide: Linking poverty and prosperity

Economic Divide: Linking poverty and prosperity

by afilmer — last modified Jan 24, 2014 08:59 AM

Center for Regional Change stresses need for employment in the Coachella Valley.

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Latinos set to surpass whites in California

Latinos set to surpass whites in California

by afilmer — last modified Jan 23, 2014 10:30 AM

Latinos to become the single largest race/ethnic group in California.

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African Orphan Crops Consortium: 100 crops

African Orphan Crops Consortium: 100 crops

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 23, 2014 11:06 AM

Consortium will sequence 100 crops to improve nutrition of African farm families.

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UC Davis celebrates African Plant Breeding Academy

UC Davis celebrates African Plant Breeding Academy

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 11, 2013 08:24 AM

Program in Kenya will support 600 million smallholder farmers and their families.

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Roger Beachy heads World Food Center at UC Davis

Roger Beachy heads World Food Center at UC Davis

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 10, 2013 04:02 PM

Plant biologist Roger Beachy named founding director of the World Food Center at UC Davis.

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UC Davis decoding mother’s milk for clues to lasting health

UC Davis decoding mother’s milk for clues to lasting health

by Diane Nelson — last modified Oct 16, 2013 07:47 AM

Researchers are decoding the mysteries of mother’s milk, discovering a wealth of information about how best to feed and protect the human body, lessons that will enhance health not just for infants but for us all.

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Engaging tomorrow’s agricultural researchers in international development

Engaging tomorrow’s agricultural researchers in international development

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:50 AM

Grad students answer the question, “What did you do this summer?” with stories of working abroad on agricultural development projects.

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Kinsella Prize winner helps uncover secrets of human breast milk

Kinsella Prize winner helps uncover secrets of human breast milk

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:13 AM

David Dallas, who recently completed his Ph.D. in nutritional biology, has been awarded the John E. Kinsella Memorial Prize for his outstanding research on human breast milk protein digestion.

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Food pioneer tells Aggie Ambassadors to follow their passion

Food pioneer tells Aggie Ambassadors to follow their passion

by John Stumbos — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:08 AM

Ann Evans, a leader in California’s sustainable food movement, recently told a group of Aggie Ambassadors—student leaders in the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences—to follow their passion to find a fulfilling career.

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