Student Experiences: Impact of Experiential Learning with Health 1,2,3’s 4th Level with Healthy Emory (Part 1)

By: Tyler Herrod Editor’s Note: This piece is the first of four student essays about their experiences participating in Health 1,2,3’s classroom to community 4th level component. See here to learn more about this new program. One of the reasons I chose to study at Emory was because health is a constant focus, regardless of…

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Human Health Goes From the Classroom to the Community

Editor’s Note: Over the next several weeks, Destination HealthEU will be featuring pieces from students from the Center for the Study of Human Health. This piece is an introduction to four student essays about their experiences participating in Health 1,2,3’s classroom to community 4th level component. This program, as described below, aligns real-world interactions with…

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#EmoryBandTogether to Address Food Insecurity

#EmoryBandTogether is an initiative developed by Emory’s Center for the Study of Human Health and the Center for Student Success Programs and Services to increase awareness about food insecurity. We believe this partnership is a unique higher education model that is far-reaching and draws on the combined strengths of an academic and a campus-life program. In spring…

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Food Waste and Food Insecurity: Connecting the Issues for Solutions for Change

According to a report by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Economic Research Service (ERS), the United States wasted 31% of its available food supply in 2010. This staggering number equates to a loss of 133 billion pounds out of the available 430 billion pounds of US food. The USDA and ERS define food loss as “the edible amount of…

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