Hunger relief initiative gains traction

Drexel’s Witnesses to Hunger project is making waves nationally; it was a major theme in the Sundance-screened film “Finding North” in January, and an exhibit on the project was featured March 12-15 in Doric Hall at the Massachusetts Statehouse. A School of Public Health initiative, Witnesses to Hunger captures photos… Continued

Drexel prof. in Sundance film

“Finding North,” a documentary about hunger in America featuring members of the Witness to Hunger research project at the Drexel University School of Public Health, debuted Jan. 22 at the annual Sundance Film Festival. The film competed against 15 other films in the U.S. Documentary Competition of the festival, which ended Jan.… Continued

Sesame Street fights hunger issues

Mariana Chilton, associate professor in the Drexel School of Public Health and a food insecurity and hunger researcher, has advised Sesame Workshop, the creators of “Sesame Street,” on its recent “Food for Thought: Eating Well on a Budget” program. Food insecurity and hunger are major issues in the United States,… Continued