Fast Food for Thought- 6th Annual

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Marty Heller & Shelie Miller
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Room 1040 Dana Building
Event Sponsor: 
U-M Sustainable Food Systems Initiative

The 6th annual “Fast Food for Thought” will once again bring together 10 interdisciplinary faculty members from across campus to give a series of fast-paced talks (5 minutes each) related to food and/or agriculture. Speaker information below and a delicious reception to follow. RSVP here on facebook.

2019 Speakers

  • Brendan O Neil, School for Environment and Sustainability |What do Soil Microbes have to do with Sustainable Food?
  • Kate Bauer, School of Public Health | Childhood Obesity: The Blame Game
  • Marty Heller, School for Environment and Sustainability | Beyond the Headlines: Addressing the Carbon Footprint of Our Diets
  • Cindy Leung, School of Public Health | Warning: Soda is the New Tobacco
  • Shelie Miller, School for Environment and Sustainability | Can Meal Kit Services Actually be Green?
  • Tim Lorek, Latin American and Carribean Studies | Looking for Utopia: Agriculture for Peace in Colombia
  • Miranda Brown, Asian Languages and Cultures | Are Asians Lactose Intolerant? Traditional Chinese Medicine Says Otherwise.
  • Katerina Stylianou, School of Public Health | Should we all Become Vegan?
  • John Vandermeer, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology | The Hurricanes of Puerto Rico

With introductions from Catherine Badgley (LSA), Lilly Fink Shapiro (SEAS), Laurie Lachance (SPH), Jessica Kenyatta Walker (American Culture), Ivette Perfecto (SEAS), Kris Harrison (Communication Studies), Lesli Hoey (Urban Planning), Andrew Jones (SPH), and Meha Jain (SEAS)

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