Fast Food for Thought

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Greg Keoleian and 9 others
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Room 1040 Dana Building
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School for Environment and Sustainability
Department of Psychology
Residential College
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Design
Department of Nutritional Sciences
Department of Family Medicine

The 4th annual “Fast Food for Thought” will 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. Delicious reception featuring produce from the UM Campus Farm to follow.

2017 Speakers:

Jake Allgeier, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology -- “Fish Pee: An Asset for Improving Coastal Food Sustainability?”
Alicia Cohen, Department of Family Medicine -- “Food As Medicine: Increasing Access to Fruits and Vegetables in Low-Income Communities”
Ashley Gearheardt, Psychology -- “Can Food be Addictive?”
Mary Carol Hunter, School for Environment and Sustainability -- “Cultivating Aesthetics to Fertilize Urban Farming”
Mark Hunter, School for Environment and Sustainability & Ecology and Evolutionary Biology -- “Monarch Butterflies, Herbicides, and our Food System”
Greg Keoleian, School for Environment and Sustainability -- “Counting Calories and Carbon Emissions of your Diet”
Steven Mankouche, Architecture & Karen Peterson, School of Public Health -- “Is Healthy Food Bad for Me?”
Will Tarpeh, Engineering -- “Pee-cycling: Creating Sustainable Fertilizer from Urine”
John Vandermeer, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology -- “The Agriculture Climate Change Connection”

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