A new fellowship from an interdisciplinary group of schools, colleges and programs at the University of Michigan will assist an incoming group of master’s degree students who plan to study food systems. Students who are part of the Transformative Food Systems (TFS) Fellowship will study methods for constructing transformative food systems that are equitable, health-promoting and ecologically resilient.
New research from Astrid Zamora
Taking a walk in the park or just going outdoors could help youth feel better, and promoting public health policies that actively support time spent outside could help promote overall well-being among teens and young adults, according to a new University of Michigan survey.
University of Michigan School of Public Health and Spelman College to Offer Accelerated Master's Degree
A new partnership between the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Spelman College in Atlanta will offer an accelerated pathway to earn a master’s degree in three public health disciplines.
New research from Erica Jansen
A new study published in Sleep Health Journal found increasing consumption of fruit and vegetables improved insomnia-related symptoms in young adults, especially young women. Findings from the research highlight dietary improvement as another therapeutic recommendation for women experiencing insomnia.
Q&A with Elizabeth Zaebst
A hypothetical college football game—a familiar scenario for Michigan students—provided the backdrop to a remote preparedness exercise for public health students and the Washtenaw County Health Department. Familiarity with the Big House and surrounding terrain helped the students focus on how to keep everyone healthy.
New Study from Cindy Leung and Julia Wolfson
A new study by the University of Michigan School of Public Health and University of California, Davis found that placing warning labels on beverage dispensers helped reduce consumption by nearly 15% among college students.