The Breastfeeding Taboo

We live in a world where there is a Normalize Breastfeeding movement. A breastfeeding emoji is still awaiting approval. Babies everywhere are being told they shouldn’t eat or drink in public! Breastfeeding is the best place for babies to find nourishment, packed with all the natural nutrients they need to develop. But female objectification means breastfeeding in many Western countries remains taboo. The barriers…

Tales from Tokyo

The University of Tokyo chose to fly one of our international students to their Inaugral Symposium to share her experience of studying abroad. But Japan had far more to share with her than she was expecting.

Pausing to pose: yoga at GNH

Even in a department devoted to research and study of healthy lifestyles around the world, we sometimes forget to pause. Between hours of class, busy social lives, and internships or jobs, we always have an excuse to put off taking time for ourselves. Luckily, one of our own students is leading yoga classes in our building, and we’re all seeing the benefits of…