Faces of Hunger: Short Film Fest – October 2020
Posted 2020-10-05 13:27:20
The Deaton Institute and FEAST Lab are pleased to host a four-part series each Wednesday of October (5:30p-6:30p). The series is in conjunction with the Faces of Hunger Film Festival sponsored by Palms for Life and Universities Fighting World Hunger. The series will provide a platform to discuss topics related to food security…
Why DSP: Chuka Emezue
Posted 2020-07-15 14:41:01
Previously the director of the Deaton Institute's Deaton Scholars Program, Chuka Emeuze is a current PhD candidate in Nursing Research working in domestic violence prevention.
June 2020: Call to Leadership
Posted 2020-06-09 11:28:53
STATEMENT TO DEATON SCHOLARS AND COMMUNITY As leaders of the Deaton Institute, we are writing to express how deeply saddened we are by the tragic events that have unfolded in our country in recent weeks. We mourn the lost lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the many others throughout history whose lives…
Within Reach: Unlocking a World Without Extreme Poverty and Food Insecurity
Posted 2020-04-27 16:56:40
As part of its response to the COVID19 crisis, the Deaton Scholars Program is hosting online webinar with diverse topics of discussion on leadership in achieving food security. All webinars are open to the public. Webinars feature leaders and stakeholders from around the world to share their experiences and inspire action in these challenging times.…
Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit 2020
Posted 2020-04-23 23:21:02
Several Deaton Scholars from the Spring 2020 cohort were preparing to attend the annual Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit in March 2020 in Kentucky, when the event was moved online to promote public health during the COVID crisis. Fortunately, many of the activities were recorded and are now shared at: http://dhn.ca.uky.edu/summit2020. We are sad to…
In the News: Nurturing Cross-Disciplinary Thinking
Posted 2020-03-14 16:01:12
t’s a program where political science, business, chemical engineering, food science and students from many disciplines come together to solve problems associated with poverty and food insecurity.
2020 Missouri Youth Institute
Posted 2020-03-03 11:57:32
The Missouri Youth Institute (MYI) was held March 2, 2020. As in previous years, members of the Deaton Scholars and the Deaton Institute participated in and supported the MYI activities...