From Dining Halls to Community Tables
Nutrition students in the Food Recovery Network are combating food waste and insecurity by volunteering their time to share leftover food from UMass dining halls with those who could use the additional meal.
Securing Food for Families
This holiday season the UMass Nutrition Association & Public Health Peer Advisors led individual food drives to secure Thanksgiving meals for families around the Pioneer Valley. Together they managed to donate over 500 pounds of food to the Western Mass Food Bank in Hatfield, MA.
From Food to Field
Nutrition majors and student athletes are taking what they learn in the classroom and helping UMass Athletics on the field through their work in the Athletic Nutrition Student Advising Program.
Improving Diet through Intervention
Nutrition major Rob Dunn is improving diet through intervention.
Bridging the Gap between Chronic Disease and Dietary Patterns
Nutrition graduate student Mina Frederick is helping to bridge the knowledge gap between chronic disease and dietary patterns.
Eliminating Health Disparities and Promoting Health Equity
Nutrition major Bria Gadsden is working to eliminate health disparities and promote health equity.