Obesity is one of the biggest health problems facing this nation. Since taste is a major determinant of whether we eat something or not, the study of taste is crucial to understanding what people choose to eat and why. What Professor Patricia Di Lorenzo is learning from taste studies can lead to a change in people’s eating habits.
Patti Breitman ’76 is the co-author of How to Eat Like a Vegetarian, Even If You Never Want to Be One (Lantern Books, 2008)
Margi Preus, MA '83 is the author of The Peace Bell (Henry Holt, 2008), a picture book based on the true story of the American-Japanese Friendship Peace Bell. She can be contacted through margipreus.com.
Marjorie N. Feld '93 published Lillian Wald: A Biography (University of North Carolina Press, 2008). Feld is an assistant professor at Babson College in Babson Park, Mass.
Jonathan Landers ’04 is co-author of the science fiction book Set Sail for the Stars (Photon Communications, 2008).
Last Updated: 11/12/13