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Andrew Ruis

Researcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, WI

Often Filled, Seldom Fed, Never Finished

PRESENTED ON APR 11, 2013
IN MADISON, WI @ VOL 5

Andrew Ruis examines the development of school lunch and nutrition programs for children from their beginnings at the end of the 19th century to the passage of the National School Lunch Act in 1946. 

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Rebuilding a nation by embracing children...

BY BRETT WILL
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 20, 2010

Want to rebuild a nation? - start with the nation. Invest in children, embrace and engage. An incredible presentation which every nation should heed. Thanks for sharing your amazing passion and vision Brett. Childline
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Children In The Natural World

BY ANDREW LINDSEY
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 25, 2013

Andrew Lindsey introduces us to his work with Wilderness Youth Project. He explains the various ways that the natural world is beneficial to children as well as the language of the natural world.

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Tortillas Filled to the Brim

BY MANDO RAYO
@ VOL 18 ON NOV 21, 2013

Mando Rayo peels away meaty layers on his side-project-turned-book involving the culture, history, and delectable bliss that is the taco. Mando, along with his 'Taco Mafia' of tortilla-enthralled devotees, goes about the city in search of the best hard shells and soft shells out there. Check out his book: Austin Breakfast Tacos: The Story of the Most Important Taco of the Day

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Living Farm Fresh

BY TERRIE HARDESTY
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 20, 2015

Terrie Hardesty, of Working H Farm, explains their farm fresh - grass fed products and her inspiration of the business to create healthy eating options. 

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Winners Never Quit, Quitters Never Die

BY JUAN SWART
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 23, 2016

Juan Swart speaks about his inspiration to achieve new heights and overcome personal challenges in his life

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She Who Makes

BY APRIL MANDRONA
@ VOL 21 ON SEP 24, 2016

April Mandrona is a new assistant professor in the Division of Art History & Critical Studies. Her research interests cut across several disciplines including Art Education, Gender Studies, and Children's Geographies. Her current work focuses on the development of ethical approaches to supporting the creative activities of young people.

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Running in Silence: My Drive for Perfection and the Eating Disorder That Fed It

BY RACHAEL STEIL
@ VOL 14 ON SEP 07, 2016

Rachael Steil, author of Running in Silence, shares her story about the realization of the problems she encountered and how she overcame them!

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Street Children

BY ANAMIKA PAWAR
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 16, 2016

Anamika Pawar. A social worker and activist explains the hurdles in improving the conditions of street children despite so many initiatives.

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By the Children

BY ADAM WEBB
@ VOL 27 ON JUN 28, 2017

Adam Webb from charity Little Green Pig talks about a new city guide, but this time for children! And if that wasn't enough, it is also written by children!