Food System Planning and the Economy
AEDECON 5900 Examines the social, environmental and economic costs and benefits of our food production, distribution, and consumption. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for CRPlan 5900 or PubAfrs 5900. Cross-listed in CRPlan and PubAfrs. Graduate U ...
Household Food Waste Taxes: Findings from South Korea, Lessons for the U.S.
Starting as early as 2005 select localities in South Korea required households to separate food waste and pay a weight-based fee for discarded items. Dr. Seunghoon Lee, postdoctoral fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will share research ...
Exploding Myths About Transgender and Nonbinary People
Although transgender and nonbinary people have gained significant visibility over the past decade, numerous misconceptions and stereotypes still exist and create environments that are unwelcoming or even hostile to people with gender identities that fall ...
How Implicit Associations Can Thwart Equitable Hiring Decisions
Associations are mental shortcuts our brains develop to connect ideas or things and reduce processing time. While not inherently bad, associations can manifest in the form of implicit, or unconscious, bias. When left unmitigated, implicit bias can influen ...
The Language of Inclusion: Pronouns and Other Gendered Words
Pronouns are tools for effective and efficient communication, and their intentional or unintentional misuse can cause confusion and harm. Using gender-affirming pronouns and avoiding unnecessary use of other gendered words is essential to creating spaces ...
CFAES Award recipients, Undergraduate Student Council, Celebration of Students Committee
Outstanding Undergraduate Employee Award Kamryn Kreis Student Assistant, Office of Academic Programs Kamryn Kreis is from Adamsville, Ohio. She is a third-year studying Agricultural Communication, and AgriBusiness and Applied Economics. Kamryn works in th ...
Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Practices
This 90-minute program provides an overview of best practices for recruiting a diverse candidate pool and equitably evaluating them. Participants will examine the role that various forms of bias can play in screening applicants and identify ways that priv ...
Practicing Bystander Intervention Strategies
All too often we witness subtle comments or behaviors rooted in bias that cause harm to others, sometimes unintentionally and frequently directed toward people from marginalized social identity groups. Have you ever witnessed a bias incident such as a mic ...
Distinguished Professor of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
Luis E. Rodriguez-Saona Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology Dr. Luis Rodriguez-Saona is a professor in the CFAES Department of Food Science and Technology. His areas of expertise include application of Fourier Transform infrared (FT-NIR a ...
Virtual Dining with Diabetes Cooking School
Do you or someone you love have diabetes? With 30 million diabetics in America, you are not alone! You will learn how to incorporate good, healthy cooking techniques and other practices to help control your blood sugar through our cooking school and nutri ...