Why should I consider buying “ugly” produce?

Why should I consider buying “ugly” produce?

Posted by: on Nov 15, 2016 | No Comments

The next time you go grocery shopping, don’t turn up your nose to an asymmetrical apple or a forked carrot; they’re just as nutritious as more perfect-looking produce and they cost less.

My lawn is overrun with weeds – what can I do?

My lawn is overrun with weeds – what can I do?

Posted by: on Jul 25, 2016 | No Comments

If the grass is always greener on the other side of your fence, plant agriculture professor Katerina Serlemitsos Jordan has tips to help you grow your own healthy lawn.

Is it safe to eat foods past the ‘best before’ date?

Is it safe to eat foods past the ‘best before’ date?

Posted by: on Mar 29, 2016 | No Comments

It’s a common food dilemma: the “best before” date on your packaged salad is tomorrow. Does that mean you have to eat it today? Will it become dangerous tomorrow at midnight?

Professor Stephen Lewis on the scope and nature of self-injury

Professor Stephen Lewis on the scope and nature of self-injury

Posted by: on Jun 18, 2015 | No Comments

Prof. Stephen Lewis, Department of Psychology, was 15 when he first self-injured by cutting himself. In a TEDx talk delivered earlier this year, Lewis describes how bullying led to a major depression and how over time he became suicidal.