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Friday Feature: Anne Cain

  This week’s Friday Feature is Anne Cain! Anne is a Registered Dietician with the Alabama Dietetic Association. This is her story: “I heard about ECHA from Amanda Storey of…

Friday Feature: Alex Smith

Today’s Friday Feature is an amazing young woman, Alex Smith. Alex is a Senior at The University of Alabama majoring in Political Science and Journalism, she is spending this semester interning as an…

Friday Feature: Kristina Scott

Today’s Friday Feature is Kristina Scott. Kristina is the Executive Director for Alabama Possible, an amazing organization working to end poverty in Alabama. Kristina is also preparing for the Hungry…



In 35th Year, Global Volunteers attacks Hunger and Stunting

Global Volunteers, an Alliance to End Hunger member, offers short-term volunteers an unprecedented opportunity to contribute to a groundbreaking demonstration program providing nutrition and health care to pregnant moms, newborns, and toddlers in Tanzania. Global Volunteers, one of the nation’s longest-serving international community development organization, has worked in partnership on long-term projects with local people

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Open Data and a Big Data Platform Webinar

presented by Medha Devare of CGIAR Open data is increasingly becoming a priority and requirement from funders like Gates Foundation, NIH, NSF and other federal agencies. Universities have been mixed in their response to the move to open data. CGIAR (formerly the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research) is developing a Big Data Platform aimed

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