UVM Receives nearly $400K for “Serious Games” to Promote Healthy Food Policy

The University of Vermont has received nearly $400,000 in support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to support an interdisciplinary team’s use of “serious game” technology to test how policies across the food system can better support access to healthy foods.

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PhD Candidate Luis Alexis Rodriguez-Cruz Interviewed for In Common Podcast

In a recent episode of the In Common podcast, Food Systems PhD candidate Luis Alexis Rodriguez-Cruz talks about his experience as a graduate student at UVM, what led him to a PhD in Food Systems, and his research on Puerto Rican farmers' adaptations to climate change, a topic he pursued after Hurricane Maria hit his home of Puerto Rico only days after he moved to Vermont and began the PhD progr

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A farmer woman walks with her two children in a farming village outside Dodoma, Tanzania

Climate Change is Hurting Children’s Diets, Global Study Finds

A first-of-its-kind, international study of 107,000 children finds that higher temperatures are an equal or greater contributor to child malnutrition and low quality diets than the traditional culprits of poverty, inadequate sanitation, and poor education.

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