Thursday, September 17, 2009
Sunday, September 13, 2009
Neal Fortin is quoted in the September 2009 Issue of ABA Journal in the article, “Hungry for Change. You can read the article here. The article by Kristin Choo is subtitled, “The feds consider a steady diet of stronger regulation to help fix the U.S. food safety network.”
Tuesday, September 08, 2009
The Sunday New York Times Opinion section featured advice from several leading educators on how students can get the most from their college experience. Although written for undergraduate students, there is good advice here.
Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Earlier this year, "Michigan Foodways" traveled with the Smithsonian's "Key Ingredients: America by Food." The Smithsonian's exhibition has left the state, and "Michigan Foodways" has returned to Michigan State University Museum. This transformed exhibit, renamed "Michigan Eats: Regional Culture through Food," is now at the Michigan State University Museum, Heritage Gallery, and will begin touring elsewhere in the state in the fall. For more information: email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (517) 355-2370.
Tuesday, September 01, 2009
Please join the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition for the 21st G. Malcolm Trout Annual Lecture on Monday, September 14th.
The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
G. MALCOLM TROUT
Keith P. West, Jr, Dr.P.H., R.D.
George G. Graham Professor of Infant and Child Nutrition
Director, Program and Center for Human Nutrition
Department of International Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University
“Vitamin A Deficiency:
Evidence, Public Health, and Politics”
“Vitamin A Deficiency:
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 2009
MAIN DINING ROOM, UNIVERSITY CLUB
3435 Forest Road, Lansing, MI 48909
6:00 PM RECEPTION
6:45 PM PROGRAM
Speaker bio is available at: http://fshn.msu.edu
From the Law Librarian Blog, “A series of tests show that people who multitask the most have a hard time concentrating and avoiding distractions compared to those multitasking the least. . . . Multitaskers consistently had performance problems when tested. I'd tell you more but I can't remember much about it having checked my three email accounts for the 30th time in the last five hours. Luckily I can remember where the citation is from. Read about it in Wired, here."
The original study is, “Cognitive control in media multitaskers.” By Eyal Ophira, Clifford Nass, and Anthony D. Wagner. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 106 No. 33, August 25, 2009.
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