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Social Sciences Forum

Date: Monday, April 8, 2019
Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: 3rd Floor of Library
Topic: "Hungry for Change: What We Eat and Why It Matters"

Speakers
Melanie Hughes, IU Southeast Library, Research on Food Insecurity
Dr. Lucinda Woodward, IU Southeast Department of Psychology, Food and Sustainability Issues
Dr. Meghan Kahn, IU Southeast Department of Psychology, Food and the Microbiome


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