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Food Studies Visits Engineering Learning Community about Eating Local

Food Studies Visits Engineering Learning Community about Eating Local

Food Studies theme students Rachel McDonald, Joy Kostansek, and Ohio University alum Alexandria Polanosky visited a freshman engineering learning community taught by Hannah Stillons on Nov. 15. This visit was a follow up from the Food on Film screening of Food Evolution on Oct. 19. The Food Studies students engaged […]

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November 15, 2017 at 7:33 pmIn Class News

Ecohouse Hosts Sustainable Thanksgiving Dinner with Veggies from Learning Garden

Roasted root vegetables included beets, carrots and onions.

Ohio University’s Ecohouse was filled with students and faculty, a variety of dishes, and meaningful conversations as Ecohouse hosted its second annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 9. The dinner was made possible through a collaboration of the OHIO Sustainability Alumni Network, the Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability, and the Food […]

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November 10, 2017 at 2:23 pmNews

Food Studies | Final Harvest Takes Place Before Frost

Dr. Art Trese and students at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens

The growing season has ended at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens due to a sharp decrease in overnight temperatures. The Food Studies theme final harvest featured a beautiful bounty of produce ranging from sweet potatoes to cucumbers and cauliflower. This season was full of many phenomenal opportunities for the garden, […]

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November 8, 2017 at 9:34 pmIn Class News

Food Studies | USDA Plant Pathologist on Transgenic Plants, Nov. 9

Dr. Richard Jones

The Food Studies theme presents Dr. Richard W. Jones, USDA Research Plant Pathologist, discussing current research on how and why transgenic plants are developed, including work from his lab, on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 4 p.m. in Alden 319. Watch live or later on A&S TV. Various examples of everyday […]

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November 1, 2017 at 10:00 pmEvents

Spring 2018 | Food Studies Offers Spring Courses That Fill Requirements

Spring 2018 | Food Studies Offers Spring Courses That Fill Requirements

The Food Studies theme has Spring 2018 courses that fill various Ohio University general education requirements—just in time for registration. Dr. Brad Jokisch, Associate Professor of Geography, is teaching Agricultural Ecosystems (GEOG 3340). The course begins with the origins and history of the agriculture system and moves into the modernization […]

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October 29, 2017 at 2:03 pmNews

Food Matters Visits Chatham University Food Master’s Program

Food Matters club members on trip to Chatham University

A group of 10 member of the Ohio University Food Matters club visited Chatham University’s Eden Hall Campus on Oct. 14. Eden Hall is a 388-acre campus in Richland, Pa., known as “an international showcase of possibilities and a laboratory where faculty and students collaborate to develop the next-generation tools […]

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October 25, 2017 at 11:26 amNews

Food Studies: CAS 1410 Switched to CAS 2411

Food Studies: CAS 1410 Switched to CAS 2411

  The core intro class of the Food Studies program, Food Matters! Explorations in Food Across the Liberal Arts,  has been changed from CAS 1410 to CAS 2411. This course is taught by a team of professors from the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, and encourages students to critically […]

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October 16, 2017 at 11:53 amAnnouncements In Class