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.
Mike Hudak '75, PhD '86 wrote Western Turf Wars: The Politics of Public Lands Ranching (Biome Books, 2007).
Laurie (Levine) Graff '76 wrote The Shiksa Syndrome (Broadway, 2008), a book about a Jewish girl who pretends to be a shiksa (non-Jewish woman) to catch a Jewish guy. Laurie also wrote You Have to Kiss a Lot of Frogs (2004) and Looking for Mr. Goodfrog (2006).
Jeffery Lyle Segal, MA '79 is co-producer and co-author of book, music and lyrics for I Come for Love, a musical presented last fall at the New York Musical Theater Festival. It’s the story of an alien girl in search of romance who crashes her flying saucer at Roswell, N.M., in 1949, and falls for a reporter who thinks she’s a nice, down-to-Earth girl.
Last Updated: 11/12/13