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Howard University Offers Blueprint to Address Food Insecurity

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Though options and access are characteristic of a free and developed society, billions of people worldwide continue to lack the necessary resources to tackle food insecurity. are actively collaborating to eliminate hunger in neighborhoods hindered by a lack of access to quality food. Blackburn University Center.

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Study: Almost One in Four Undergrads Experienced Food Insecurity

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Significant portions of the college student population have faced food insecurity, according to an analysis of data from the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study: 2020 (NPSAS:20). Dr. Tammeil Y. We can also see that that rate is so much higher for students who identify as Black or African American. In fact, it's 35%,” Goldrick-Rab said.

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Government Data Reveals 1 in 5 Undergrads Are Food Insecure

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Over the last decade, the number of food pantries on campuses has swelled from 80 to around 800. Now, new data from the 2020 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study has provided the first nationally representative picture: more than one in five undergraduates experience food insecurity. Their estimates are wrong,” said Goldrick-Rab.

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Collegiate Food Services Organization Publishes ‘Campus Dining: 2030 and Beyond’ Report

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) has released its “ Campus Dining: 2030 and Beyond ” report, adding that it reveals the values of a new generation of students and non-student staff and management. By serving so much more than food, we are empowering the next generation.

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Austin Community College Bolsters Student Services, Offers Free Food, Housing Services, and Family Support

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Austin Community College (ACC) will offer free food, housing services, and family support as part of an effort to strengthen student services, KXAN reported.

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National Black Food & Justice Alliance and Florida A&M University to Launch Center to Support Black Farmers

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The National Black Food & Justice Alliance (NBFJA) and Florida A&M University (FAMU) are launching a center to address the lack of and support Black farmers. The center will also seek to develop local maps for food infrastructure and preserve food cultures and foodways of Black, indigenous, and other marginalized farmers.

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Ultra-processed foods are not more appealing, study finds

The Guardian Higher Education

Results challenge assumption we eat highly processed foods because they are more desirable, says study’s author Ultra-processed foods are viewed as no more appealing than less processed foods, research has found. Continue reading.

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