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"Why we can't stop eating" by Allen Levine - today at noon!

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Frontiers in the Environment 

TODAY, April 7 at noon

"Why We Can't Stop Eating"

Allen Levine, Dean, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
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The world is home to 1 billion overweight and 300 million obese people. There are a variety of hypotheses about the cause of the obesity epidemic. This seminar will address the central nervous system controllers that regulate food intake and the rewards associated with ingestion.

Allen Levine is the Dean of the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS).  He has been a faculty member at the University of Minnesota since 1981 and worked at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center near Fort Snelling, Minneapolis, for more than 25 years, as associate chief of staff for research.

This article contains an excellent interview with Levine just after the announcement of his appointment as dean of CFANS in 2006. (UMNews)

Other upcoming events:

Thursday, April 8
Expanding Biofuel Production and the Transition to Advanced Biofuels
IonE Seminar Room, 8:30am

A Farm for the Future: Sustainable Alternatives
Bell Museum of Natural History, 7:30pm

Friday, April 9
Climate Change & Health: Looming Clouds with Silver Linings
IonE Seminar Room, 11am

Monday, April 12
Path to a Clean Energy Future
102 Fraser Hall, 7pm

Wednesday, April 14
Sarah Hobbie & Kristen Nelson "The Role of Urban Households in Pollution"
Frontiers in the Environment
IonE Seminar Room, 12pm

Thursday, April 15
Governing Nanobiotechnology: Reinventing Oversight in the 21st Century
Hubert H. Humphrey Center, 8:30am

Wednesday, April 21
Massoud Amin "Greener, Resilient, Secure and Smart Power Grid and Energy Infrastructure"
Frontiers in the Environment
IonE Seminar Room, 12pm

Tuesday, April 27
Water for Mulobere film premiere
Coffman Memorial Theater, 7pm

View the trailer here

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