• Agroborealis, Vol. 29, No. 1 (Spring 1997)

      School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1997)
      Accredited: forest science department -- Resource managers gather info -- Using GIS to solve problems for Alaska -- Arctic tundra revegetation -- Remote satellite spectral analysis in Bosnia i Hercegovina -- Assessing Bosnia forest damage using remote satellite sensing -- Restoring spruce beetle-impacted forests in Alaska -- Rejuvenating the land -- Tundra plant succession and vascular plant species diversity -- Bioremediation of petroleum-contaminated soil using fish bonemeal -- Characteristics of permafrost soils along latitudinal transect in arctic Alaska -- Wetlands could hold the answer -- Faculty, students, and alumni in the news
    • Agroborealis, Vol. 29, No. 2 (Summer 1997)

      School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1997)
      State of the Station, School address -- Researchers develop a megatransect -- Alaskans appreciate agriculture -- Plants that weren't tough enough -- Research achievements -- Faculty publications -- 3rd Circumpolar Ag Conference -- FY 97 research funding -- Financial statement -- Professional staff profile -- Achievements, activities, news -- Retirements
    • Agroborealis, Vol. 30, No. 1, (Spring 1998)

      School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1998)
      Acting Director's Letter: AFES's First 100 Years -- 100 Years of Agricultural Research in Alaska -- Alaska Agricultural Research Timeline -- Alaska's first agricultural experiment station: Sitka, 1898-1931 / Bob Gorman -- Kodiak experiments with station, 1898-1931 -- Kenai, 1899-1908 -- Rampart Agricultural Experiment Station, 1900-1925: looking at the past / Frank J Wooding -- Copper Center ventures into agriculture, 1903-1908 -- Fairbanks builds an agricultural station, 1906 -- Matanuska, 1915-present -- Palmer Research Center, 1948-present -- Charles Christian Georgeson: a man with a vision / Janice T. Hanscom -- George T. Gasser: A Brief Biography / Sig Restad -- Last frontier's sweet nectar: strawberries / Patricia Holloway -- Alaska's reindeer industry: past, present and future / Drew H. Shain, Greg L. Finstad, and Alex K. Prichard -- Alaska's agriculture: Examining 100 years of growth, lean times / Carol E. Lewis and Roger W. Pearson -- Alaska agricultural experiment stations transfer to college / George Gasser (Reprinted from the first report of the College Agricultural Experiment Station, 1931.) -- News: Arvo Kallio 1917-1997 -- 1997 Alaska woman in agriculture -- Flashback
    • Agroborealis, Vol. 30, No. 2 (Fall 1998)

      School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1998)
    • Agroborealis, Vol. 31, No. 1 (Spring 1999)

      School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (Alaska Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1999)
      Wetlands and Botanical Gardens: An educational opportunity -- Educational Outreach at the Georgeson Botanical Garden -- A Day at the Georgeson Botanical Garden -- The 3rd Circumpolar Agricultural Conference was in Anchorage -- AFES hosts FFA Students: A partnership for agriscience education -- The GLOBE Program: Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment -- Bonanza Creek Schoolyard LTER -- Distance Delivery: SALRM reaches out -- Reindeer for Education and Research -- Initial Forest Stand Density and Wood Quality: A preliminary report -- Arctic Tundra Recovery from Crude Oil after 24 Years, Prudhoe Bay -- Wildlife and Vegetation Find Habitat Niches on Oil Field Gravel Pad -- NEWS, News, news
    • Agroborealis, Vol. 31, No. 2 (Fall 1999)

      School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks (Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1999)
      Constructed wetlands for treating wastewater -- Faculty profile -- Research achievements -- Faculty publications -- FY 99 research funding -- Achievements, activities, news
    • AgroBorealis, Vol. 32, No. 1 (Spring 2000)

      School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2000)
      Planting Trees in the Aleutians -- Climate Change and Growth of White Spruce near Anchorage, Alaska -- Northern Tansy Mustard Fills a Niche -- Silviculture Systems for Alaska's Northern Forest -- Wavelength-Selective Mulches and Tomato Production in Fairbanks, Alaska -- Musk Ox: An Historical Industry Looks Toward the Future -- "Hey, I thought I saw Rudolph in the hallway!" -- What Next? Agenda for Alaska Agriculture in the Twenty-first Century -- An Historical Perspective of the Delta Ag Project -- What's a Grower to Do? -- 1999 Alaska Women in Agriculture -- Notes -- Student News -- Faculty News
    • Agroborealis, Vol. 32, No. 2 (Fall 2000)

      School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2000)
      Can mulch mats help regenerate beetle-killed spruce forests? -- Faculty Profiles -- Plant, Animal and Soil Sciences Research -- Forest Sciences Research -- Resources Management Research -- Faculty Publications -- FY00 Research Funding -- Financial Statement -- Dean Husby Retires -- News and Notes
    • AgroBorealis, Vol. 33, No. 1 (Spring/Summer 2001)

      School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks (Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2001)
      Inventory of Grasses Along the Trans-Alaska Pipeline - 1999 -- Boreal Alkaligrass (Puccinellia borealis), Is This the One? -- Implementation of Silvicultural Systems for Alaska's Northern Forest -- Innovative Ways of Implementing Global Change Education in K-12 Classrooms -- UA President Mark Hamilton on Education and Agriculture -- SALRM 2001 Graduates -- 2001 Scholarship Recipients -- News & Notes
    • AgroBorealis, Vol. 33, No. 2 (Fall 2001)

      School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks (Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2001)
      Faculty Profiles -- Research Achievements: Plant, Animal and Soil Sciences -- Forest Sciences -- Resources Management -- Geography -- Agricultural Research Service -- Faculty Publications -- FY 01 Research Funding: Grants and Special Funds -- Formula Funds -- Financial Statement
    • AgroBorealis, Vol. 34, No. 1 (2002)

      School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2002)
      Reindeer Research -- Palmer Research Center -- Northern Exposure for Hoppers - The Fairbanks Experiment Farm -- Georgeson Botanical Garden -- Taiga Ecology -- A Trip to Iceland -- A field Trip to Hawaii -- News & Notes: new researcher -- new staff -- student awards -- faculty news & grants -- Women in Agriculture -- A Tribute to Marsha Melton
    • AgroBorealis, Vol. 34, No. 2 (2002)

      School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management (Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2002)
      Perceptual Geography -- Hands-On Science Education -- Fresh Raspberries in March -- Computer Modeling -- Research: Agricultural Research Service -- Forest Sciences -- Geography -- Natural Resources Management -- Plant, Animal, and Soil Sciences -- Publications 2001 -- Faculty
    • Agroborealis, Vol. 35, No. 1 (Summer 2003)

      School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2003)
      Peony-A Future Crop for Alaska?: Peonies may be a profitable crop because Alaska's late spring provides a market advantage. Research is underway at AFES, looking at suitable varieties and production techniques. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- Alternative Livestock in Alaska: Bison to Yaks: Farmers across the state are working with nontraditional animal species with origins from the Himalayas to the Andes. / Deirdre Helfferich -- The Legacy of Aldo Leopold: Literature of Science students explore naturalist's ideas: Although he made his observations in the first half of the last century, Aldo Leopold's ideas continued to be the source of lively debate. The inventor of wildlife management as we know it today was a gifted scientist as well as writer, educator, and philosopher. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- The Wolf Control Issue: Student society hosts moderated discussions: A public forum on this controversial subject provided information on the cultural and economic importance of hunting, and the biological interactions of prey and predator. / Deirdre Helfferich and Susan Todd -- Cooperative Research and Knowledge Transfer at SNRAS: Subarctic Agricultural Research Unit Reestablished -- North and West Alaska Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit -- Regional Resilience and Adaptation: Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies RR&A Faculty: Three cooperative programs are enrich research and education. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- 2002/2003 SNRAS Graduates and Senior Theses -- Permafrost and Ponds: Remote sensing and GIS used to monitor Alaska wetlands at the landscape level: Water bodies across arctic and subarctic regions are shrinking. A SNRAS graduate student examines the effects of climate change at ten sites across Alaska. / Doreen Fitzgerald with Brian Riordan
    • Agroborealis, Vol. 35, No. 2 (Winter 2003)

      School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks (Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2003)
      Birch: white gold in the boreal forest -- Birch Beverages -- Birch Syrup Production in Alaska -- Birch Sap and Growth: Birch has commercial potential for far more than merely its wood-and Alaskan are leading the way. / Deirdre Helfferich -- Invasive Weeds in Alaska: assessment of research priorities: Invasive weeds are a serious threat to native species, and although the severity of this plant problem is not as great in Alaska as in the rest of the country, it is getting worse. To evaluate where best to allocate resources to combat this problem, the Committee for Noxious and Invasive Plant Management ranked research in three areas: prevention, eradication or control, and restoration. / Jeff Conn, Ruth Gronquist, and Maria Mueller -- A Winter Delta Dig: Twenty years of tilling, and these scientists are still having fun, figuring out how best to grow grains and forage. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- Students Afield!: Natural Resources Management 290: Every summer, natural resources majors take a trip across Alaska. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- Jobs for Credit!: NRM 300, Internship in Natural Resources Management, is a preprofessional experience with nonprofits, the State of Alaska, or private industry. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- The North Jarvis Stand Conversion Project: Near Delta Junction, a project is underway to onvert areas at high risk for fire near human habitation into safer forest and moose browse along the urban-wildland interface. / Maggie Rogers -- Antioxidants in the North: Research into antioxidants in Alaska-grown vegetables and wild and domestic berries is taking place at the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- Shapeshifter Carbon: a universal building block: How Much Carbon Where? -- The Terrestrial Carbon Cycle -- Carbon Production in Alaska's Boreal Forest -- Climate and Growth in the Boreal Forest -- Soil: The Dark laboratory -- Black Spruce and Soil Carbon Balance -- Soil Respiration after Fire -- Digging up the Facts on Northern Soils: This important element figures prominently in living organisms and in climate change. From soils to trees, from the hydrosphere to the atmosphere, carbon int he north is proving to have a sometimes surprising role. / Doreen Fitzgerald, with Valerie Barber, Gary Michaelson, Chien-Lu Ping, David Valentine, and Jason Vogel
    • Agroborealis, Vol. 36, No. 1 (Summer 2004)

      School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks (Alaska Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2004)
      Reindeer Inspire New Teaching Guide: A new curriculum and teaching kit produced by the Reindeer Research Program brings history, biology, electronics, cultural studies, and more into classrooms / Doreen L. Fitzgerald -- Susan Willsrud & Calypso Farm: A graduate of SNRAS, Susan Willsrud returned to Alaska with her husband to found a small community supported agriculture center. The farm and ecology center are devoted to teaching principles of organic gardening, soil care, and the value of fresh, locally grown food. / Deirdre Helfferich -- The Wildlife Viewing Challenge: Watching wild animals is an increasingly popular recreational activity for which public land managers must plan / Doreen Fitzgerald with Peter Fox -- Taxonomy and Evolution of Alaska Birches: In the quest for useful chemicals from plants, knowing which tree is which could be vital. The author explains taxonomic terminology and looks at birch species in Alaska. / Edmond C. Packee -- Birch Use in the Former Soviet Republics: In the vast region of the former Soviet Union, every part of the birch tree has a use. The author, a Russian, describes the traditional cultural and medicinal uses of the sap, bark, leaves, buds, twigs, and wood of birches in the East. / Andriy Boyar -- Heavenly Garden, Earthly Pursuits: The Georgeson Botanical Garden is developing a children's garden and a new picnic pavilion, with help from the community. / Doreen Fitzgerald
    • Agroborealis, Vol. 36, No. 2 (Winter 2004-2005)

      School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks (Alaska Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2004)
      Fire in Interior Alaska: Forest, fire, people, money: a balancing act for managers -- Watching the trees return -- Modeling fuels and fire to improve management: The summer of 2004 was a hot and smoky one for Alaska's Interior, focusing residents' attention on fire management issues. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- Wetlands and Wastewater Treatment in Alaska: Dave Maddux, a PhD graduate of SNRAS, has been bringing wholesome natural relief to communities in Alaska by building marshes for wastewater treatment. / Deirdre Helfferich -- Research Crops Do Double Duty: Experimental crops grown at the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station are examined and measured for research, but then what? Where do those fields of potatoes and other crops go? / Doreen Fitzgerald -- Agronomic Crops for Alaska: A quarter-century of variety testing of grains and other field crops has shown which ones are adapted to Alaska's short growing season and long days-and which are not. / Deirdre Helfferich -- Remembering Mike: A natural resources scholarship in forestry has been renamed in honor of Mike Hoyt. Hoyt was an active member of the SNRAS Board of Advisors. here his colleages and friends recall the tremendous work and enthusiasm of his life. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- Wilmking Wins Prize for Ecology Research: SNRAS PhD graduate Martin Wilmking recently won a prestigious award from his country of Germany to further his research in forest ecology and carbon cycling. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- Preparing for Wildfire: Tips for homeowners: Here's what property owners can do to reduce the risk of damage when wildfire threatens: suggestions for building maintenance and landscaping for your home and grounds. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- What is B.O.B.?: The use of a small blimp equipped with a camera has proven invaluable in range management research and ecological studies. / Connie Harris with Deirdre Helfferich
    • Agroborealis, Vol. 37, No. 1 (Summer 2005)

      School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks (Alaska Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2005)
      Morels: a morsel after the fire: Last year's Interior wildfires may provide Alaskans with a bumper crop of morels in 2005 and 2006. These sought-after mushrooms are a valuable forest product and grow profusely in the year immediately after a fire. Scientists are studying their genetics and growth patterns, and the potential for commercial morel harvesting in Alaska. / Deirdre Helfferich -- Students and Environmental Ethics: Three undergraduate students in SNRAS's environmental ethics class describe formative experiences in their lives that led to guiding principles for their relationship with their environment. / Amy Craigen, Christopher Held, and Ben Meyer -- Exotic Plants in Alaska's Parks: Alaska hasn't suffered the ravages of exotic species invasions the way the Lower 48 has, but the aliens are coming North. The National Park Service has been conducting baseline surveys to determine the extent of this problem in Alaska's parks, and how best to combat it. / Chris McKee -- Creativity and Independent Thought: Resources management seniors tackle rewarding thesis projects: Natural Resources Management students take on real research projects to gain experience in formulating good questions, methods, and reports. / Doreen Fitzgerald with work by Cody Peterson and Michael Gibson, and selected abstracts by George Aguiar, Cody Burgess, Nathaniel Endicott, Heidi Lingenfelter, and Christopher Swisher -- Revitalizing U.S. Support for Developing Nations' Agriculture: Dean Lewis serves with six other Americans on a panel that advises USAID. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- Recent AFES Publications: New publications from the Alaska Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station: vegetable trials, peonies for commercial production, fire in the North and other subjects.
    • Agroborealis, Vol. 37, No. 2 (Winter 2005-2006)

      School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks (Alaska Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2005)
      Revegetation in Alaska: Usibelli, seeds & topsoil, and mycorrhizae: Resarch professor Dot Helm retired in 2005 after two decades working on revegetation of disturbed lands in Alaska. Here she presents case histories, discusses seeding and topsoil application, and explains the important symbiosis between fungi and plants. / Dot Helm -- Assessing climate change: Did we get it right?: Twenty-four years ago, a national conference on climate change convened at UAF, led by AFES. The 1982 interdisciplinary gathering was one of the first regional meetings to look seriously at what climate change could mean for society. How accurate were these academicians' views of what the future might bring? / Glenn Patrick Juday -- Harvesting art: An art instructor teaches his students observation skills by taking his classes on field trips to SNRAS greenhouses, the Georgeson Botanical Garden, and the Fairbanks Experiment Farm. / Text and illustrations by Jamie Smith -- Blight outbreak tests new network: The Western Plant Diagnostic Network kicked into action in summer 2005 when potato blight struck farms in Alaska. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- Kennecott mill town visitors: A survey of tourists at this National Historic Landmark reveals who comes to the park and why, and offers some useful insights for park managers who are developing a park facilities plan. / From the bulletin by Steve Taylor and Peter Fix -- Mastering the philosophy of science: Thesis studies on the effect of agency culture on institutional performance, fire fuel models, burned soil temperatures, forest succession, user motivations in the Green Star program, lodgepole pine, and more. / Compiled by Deirdre Helfferich with research from Daniel Cheyette, Karen Clyde, Alina Cushing, Jean Doherty, Thomas Kurkowski, Kimberly Maher, Sarah Masco, Chanda Meek, and Todd Nichols -- Ecotourism in Chile: The Valdivian Forest Ecoregion in southern Chile is one of the world's five great temperate rainforests, rich in biodiversity. Master's degree graduate Scott Harris explores this region's value for the community-based ecotourism market. / Scott Harris (from his master's thesis) and Deirdre Helfferich
    • Agroborealis, Vol. 38, No. 1 (Fall 2006)

      School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks (Alaska Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2006)
      Tanana Valley farming: yesteryear's crops: The Tanana Valley was a major agricultural center in Alaska during the first half of the twentieth century. Cooperation between the Fairbanks Experiment Farm and local farmers and greenhouse operators led to many fruitful farming successes. / Excerpts from publications by Rochelle Lee Pigors, Josephine Papp, and Josie Phillips -- At the farm: alumni and employee remember: The Fairbanks Experimental Farm celebrated its 100th anniversary this summer. A few former employees and students write about their work and times down on the farm. / Leigh Dennison, Hal Livingston, and Barbara E. Green -- Reindeer meat-is it always tender, tasty, and healthy?: What makes reindeer meat good? The author provides an overview of reindeer meat research in four areas: pre-slaughter handling in relation to animal welfare and meat quality, effects of commercial grain-based feed mixtures and pasture on meat quality, chemical composition of meat and product quality, and sensory evaluation of reindeer meat. / Eva Wiklund -- The expert tastebud: Taste testers, or sensory panelists, evaluate reindeer meat for scientists in the Reindeer Research Program-but how do scientists train the panelists' tastebuds? / Deirdre Helfferich -- Controlled environments in Alaska: Simple to highly advanced controlled environment systems-from temporary cold frames to facilities using technology developed for space exploration-can be adapted to Alaska's regional conditions to improve production of vegetables, berries, and floral crops. / Doreen Fitzgerald with Meriam Karlsson -- Greenhouse tomato production for Alaska: For Alaska growers, tomato production in a controlled environment allows for better disease control, high productivity, and a longer season than field tomatoes. / Meriam Karlsson -- Small farm viability: Bigger is not always better, nor necessarily more profitable. Changes in technology, such as using high tunnels for season extension, can improve the economic and environmental viability of small-scale agriculture in Alaska. / Doreen Fitzgerald, Heidi Rader, and Meriam Karlsson -- Tea time in southeast Alaska: The Sitka Forest Products Program and undergraduate students in natural resources management are working with an herbal tea producer in Haines to create better tea production methods for wild Alaska herbs. / Deirdre Helfferich
    • Agroborealis, Vol. 38, No. 2 (Winter 2006-2007)

      School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks (Alaska Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2006)
      Green Map Fairbanks: The geography of a community, as expressed in a map, doesn't have to limit itself to street names and topographical features. Green Map System Project #350 will be an online map of the Fairbanks area that includes cultural assets, recycling options, toxic waste hot spots, and more. / Deirdre Helfferich -- We all depend on our forests: The president of the National Association of University Forest Resources Programs (NAUFRP) offers commentary on our shared interest in the health, productivity, and sustainability of our forests. / Don DeHayes, reprinted from the Rutland Daily Herald -- Forests for a Richer Future: NAUFRP's vision statement on forests for the twenty-first century: educating the public about forests; building science-based technologies that sustain forest resources; using conservation and management strategies that meet society's needs; and advancing a social contract of sustainable management. / National Association of University Forest Resources Programs -- Wildland fire and climate change: Alaska's climate is changing. Strong linkages between climate, fire, and vegetation imply that fire's sensitivity to global change could be more important than the direct effects of climatic warming on terrestrial ecosystems. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- Fuel breaks for fire mitigation: After the record-breaking fire season of 2004 and 2005, fire and public land managers knew they needed a proactive approach to hazardous fuel reduction, particularly in the black spruce forests of Alaska's interior. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- The Muskox: a new northern farm animal?: Researchers at the Institute of Arctic Biology and the School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences are teaming up to study muskox husbandry, genetics, and reproduction at the Robert G. White Large Animal Research Station. / Deirdre Helfferich -- Reindeer in Alaska: under new management: Reindeer herders on the Seward Peninsula, working with SNRAS researchers, are finding effective ways to protect their livestock from loss to caribou herds, and at the same time improve their animals' productivity. / Greg Finstad -- Breeding a new variety of barley for Alaska: Wooding barley, the latest barley variety developed for Alaska by Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station researchers, took years of careful breeding and selection to create. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- Using Alaska's hulless barley in a new food product: AFES agronomist Bob Van Veldhuizen asked the UAF Cooperative Extension Service Food Product Development program to help determine if daughter strains of Thual barley had similar food characteristics to their parent. Time to make crackers!. / Kristy Long and Trateng Kamolluck -- Seminar explores the nature of American food: The issues highlighted in the book The Omnivore's Dilemma were the subject of analysis and discussion in a class lead by SNRAS professors Susan Todd and Milan Shipka: what we eat, where it came from, how it got to us, and what its real cost to us is. / Doreen Fitzgerald