4th annual Fast Food for Thought (Oct 10, 2017)

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. Speaker information below and delicious reception 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
  • Will Tarpeh, Engineering
    “Pee-cycling: Creating Sustainable Fertilizer from Urine”
  • John Vandermeer, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    “The Agriculture Climate Change Connection”

This interdisciplinary event is made possible by our generous sponsors:
School for Environment and Sustainability, Department of Psychology, Residential College, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Taubman College