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Federal Assistance for Food Insecurity

The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers a nationwide program to help people who are struggling with food insecurity. The national name for the program is Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). In Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services oversees SNAP.

From students, for students: The Maize and Blue Cupboard

From four-hour pop-ups in constantly-rotating locations across campus to a permanent home in the heart of the University of Michigan’s Central Campus, the Maize and Blue Cupboard has grown far beyond Wesley Zhu’s wildest expectations.

Zhu always had a passion for social entrepreneurship and creating sustainable businesses. It’s a part of the reason why Zhu, a 2017 graduate from the Ross School of Business, chose to attend U-M and influenced the student organizations he chose to join.

Dietary Preferences

A great part of being in college is that it opens you up to tons of new perspectives. This can be true about a lot of different things, but particularly about food.

The Truth About a Sweet Tooth

Have you ever uttered the words, “This is so addicting!” when talking about a highly processed or sugary food? I mean, who can eat just one yummy treat at a time? This sentiment may not be far from the truth.