National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland 2019
In January of 2018, the NLM hosted Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Digital Humanities and Medical History, bringing together scholars from various fields of medical history whose innovative research shows promise through the use of methods, tools, and data from the digital humanities. Viral Networks, Reconnected reunites three scholars who participated in the January 2018 workshop, offering them the opportunity to share the progress of their research and their thoughts about the future of the digital humanities and the history of medicine.
Listen to Dr. Andrew R. Ruis talk about Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat: The Origins of School Lunch in the United States with his interviewer, Dr. Emily Contois, Assistant Professor of Media Studies at The University of Tulsa.
PechaKucha All Stars, Madison, Wisconsin, 2018
Roughly 30 million kids in the U.S. eat school lunch every day, and “Big Food” companies have a pretty big stake in what makes it on kids’ trays. It starts with federal money, but before USDA funding makes it to cafeterias, many school districts order from food giants who grab a big slice of the school lunch pie.
“Thinking Aloud,” BYU Radio, 2017
School lunch has never been just a midday meal. Andrew Ruis, author of Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat: The Origins of School Lunch in the United States, joins “Thinking Aloud” host Marcus Smith to talk about the social, political, and economic concerns that gave rise to school meal programs..
Lunch Gets Schooled
Epicuriosity × PechaKucha, Madison, Wisconsin, 2013