The Power of the Peanut: Nutritional Supplement Serves Vital Need for Malnourished Children in Guatemala
Feb. 29, 2016—Malnutrition is defined as a lack of food and calories. But really, it’s a symptom of far more profound problems. “The real causes of malnutrition are poverty and inequality,” says Ted Fischer, professor of anthropology and director of the Vanderbilt Center for Latin American Studies. For the past five years, Fischer has worked with Steve...
Jul. 31, 2015—The Cal Turner Family Foundation has committed nearly $1.2 million over five years to establish the Turner Family Center for Social Ventures at Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management.
Mar. 25, 2015—The Turner Family Center for Social Ventures is being started at Vanderbilt with a $1.2 million donation from Cal Turner Jr.'s foundation.
Apr. 29, 2013—Economic prospects improved for small mountain farmers in Guatemala when consumers developed a taste for coffee brewed with beans grown at high altitude, according to a new study from the Vanderbilt Institute for Coffee Studies.
Oct. 28, 2010—The Guatemalan ambassador to the United States, Francisco Villagrán de León, will speak at the First Amendment Center 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 29. The ambassador’s talk, “Challenges to Development in Guatemala,” is free and open to the public. Villagrán de León is a career diplomat with more than 25 years in the Guatemalan foreign service....