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Downtown Lecture Series Brings a Feast of Hot Topics

Downtown Lecture Series Brings a Feast of Hot Topics to the Fox, Beginning October 15th.

Food is the common element that unites humanity, bringing us comfort, joy, and connection. At the same time, it is the source of confusion, stress, and environmental and socio economic peril.

In this year’s installment of the University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences’ Downtown Lecture Series, five UA faculty members will tackle the endlessly fascinating topic of food. From issues of sustainability to cultural traditions to modern health, each lecture will explore the complexities of one of our most basic human needs.

Environmental Innovators

Professor Ed Franklin's profile.

Ask most people about farms, and they’ll likely tell you about tractors, crops and hardworking animals. But ask Dr. Ed Franklin, an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Education... Read More