Precision Nutrition: What is it? And what can I do?

What is precision nutrition?

Precision nutrition finds the most suitable diet for individual people based on one’s DNA, microbiomes, and metabolic reactions. (1) In the future, with the help of precision nutrition, scientists may be able to find more effective …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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Internship Spotlight: Kenzie Ballard, Education Fellow at Project GROWS

Here’s what AFE student Kenzie Ballard had to say about her summer internship at Project GROWS:

“This summer, I was given the amazing opportunity to serve as Education Fellow at Project GROWS. Originally from Louisville, KY and studying in Boston, …

By Lori Rodriguez, EdM
Lori Rodriguez, EdM Associate Director of Career Services
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Internship Spotlight: Becket Harney, Sustainability Intern for Stonyfield

Becket Harney is a second year AFE student and worked as a Sustainability intern for Stonyfield, a leading dairy company in New Hampshire. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and Sustainability and Minor in Inequality Studies from Cornell …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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Nutrition Security: What Is It? And What Can I Do?

What is Nutrition Security?

Nutrition Security means people have equal access to safe, nutritious, and affordable food that enables them to live a healthy life. Nutrition security is a concept built on food security, which emphasizes that people have access …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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Food as Medicine: What Is It? And What Can I Do?

What is Food as Medicine?

One of the major causes of poor health in the U.S. is food. More than 50% of the United States population suffers from at least one chronic disease related to poor diet. Such a condition …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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NICBC Career Discovery Session Recap: What is Your Key Career Value?

We had a NICBC (Nutrition Intervention, Communication, and Behavior Change) Career Discovery event this past spring, and here are some highlights from the talk.

Professor Christina Economos and Dr. Nina Schlossman led the program. Nina is the first Ph.D. student …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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Job Searching for International Students, Part 2

Have you read Job Searching for International Students, Part 1? If not, check it out here.

It’s no surprise — Applying to jobs can be stressful! According to some sites, it can take between 21-80 applications to secure a job …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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Always Tell a Better Story — Takeaways from Nourish Café Panel Session with Bill Layden

Bill Layden is one of the advisors for the Friedman School and the founder of Layden Enterprises. He helps organizations explore their potential and create innovative development pathways. His interest is to take human nutrition, move it back to the …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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5 Tips for a Career Change | How to Stay Realistic and Positive

Illustration by Marian Blair

Trying to transition to the social-impact sector, or maybe you’re just looking for a career change in general? First of all, congratulations. The choice to do something meaningful to you is a brave one. If it’s …

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February and March Food Conferences (Most Are Free!)

It is the conference season! We hope you’ve had an amazing start to this semester. Here are some free/low-cost conferences for this February and March.

Waste Management Forum

Join WM to hear from inspiring sustainability leaders and how we can …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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