Agriculture, Animals, Food, and the Environment

Welcome to the Agriculture, Animals, Food, and the Environment community!

The Agriculture, Animals, Food, and the Environment Community will provide resources, information, and a virtual space for students and alumni interested in working within the agriculture, animals, food, and environmental industries.  As a follower of the Agriculture, Animals, Food, and the Environment community, you will get timely alerts on internships, co-ops, jobs, blogs, and events posted on the page.  

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A Fresh Take on Fat: Nanoparticle Technology Provides Healthy Trans, Saturated Fat Alternative

The old adage that oil and water don’t mix isn’t entirely accurate. While it’s true that the two compounds don’t naturally combine, turning them into one final product can be done. You just need an emulsifier, an ingredient commonly used in the …

By Francesca Crivello
Francesca Crivello Operations Coordinator
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A Perfect Storm for US Agriculture

Supply chains and inflation are topics on the minds of many consumers. Shortages of products ranging from building materials, microchips, baby formula, to pharmaceuticals show how our day-to-day lives rely on global supply chains and the ever-increasing prices of the products they transport.

For …

By Francesca Crivello
Francesca Crivello Operations Coordinator
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We Need Environmental Science Grads, But What Do You Need? 13 Career Options We Think You’ll Love

Whatever drove you to study—or consider studying—environmental science, you’re well aware that the world needs you right now. Environmental science majors are prepared to take on our climate crisis, conserve natural resources and environments, lead the charge on renewable energy, and—not to be dramatic—literally save the planet.

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Deeply Rooted: How Asian American Farmers Shaped U.S. Agriculture

They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds. — Dinos Christianopoulos

Minari is shattering records for Asian and Asian-American representation with a SAG Awards win, 6 Oscar nominations, and 6 BAFTA nominations—winning one Oscar and one BAFTA for …

By Tam Le
Tam Le Writer
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Student Success Story: Ariana Venegas

Ariana Venegas ’22 is a senior Environmental Studies major and English minor with a deep passion for sustainability and the environment.

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

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