Feminist Data Science in Action
Hybrid; Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, 6th Floor
At the 107th Pennsylvania Farm Show last week, with the theme “Rooted in Progress,” the School of Veterinary Medicine’s importance to the state’s agricultural industry was on full display.
With the launch of the Center for Stewardship Agriculture and Food Security, the School of Veterinary Medicine is working “to make animal agriculture part of a solution to a more resilient, sustainable, and equitable future.”
The project, called LandCover6k, offers a new classification system that the researchers hope will improve predictions about the planet’s future and fill in gaps about its past.
Research from anthropologist Morgan Hoke shows that in homes that produce their own foods, children exhibit better growth rates and mothers report more autonomy and economic control.
Essential workers in the School of Veterinary Medicine are caring for livestock, keeping track of disease, ensuring product consistency, and communicating with farmers to ensure that farms can continue providing a reliable food supply for the community.
A yearlong colloquium from Penn Anthropology offers a steady diet of research perspectives, delving into how this facet of culture affects modern health and practices, and broadens our historical outlook.
Now five years old, the Penn Park Orchard is expanding, literally and figuratively. With shovels and sweat equity, members of the University contributed to those efforts at a workday.
More than 250 archaeologists from around the world contributed their knowledge to ArchaeoGLOBE, an effort to better understand the prevalence of agriculture, pastoralism, and hunting and gathering at different points in human history.
At New Bolton Center’s model pig farm, free-roaming sows are implanted with RFID chips, nourished by organic feed, and powered by solar energy.
With their 2019 President’s Innovation Prize, Katherine Sizov and Malika Shukurova are looking to disrupt the agricultural sector.
The New Bolton Center at the School of Veterinary Medicine is noted for having an alkaline digester that can safely compost animal mortalities.
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Thomas Parsons will lead the School of Veterinary Medicine’s new Center for Stewardship Agriculture and Food Security, featuring remarks from Dean Andrew Hoffman.
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