Nearly one in five University of California students went hungry at times in the past year. Another 23 percent lack reliable access to good-quality, nutritious food.
That's according to a new survey of nearly 9,000 UC students released yesterday.
To address the problem of food insecurity among students, UC President Janet Napolitano committed $3.3 million in additional funds over the next two years.
Joining Take Two to discuss:
- Tim Galarneau, a food systems researcher at UC Santa Cruz and co-chair of a UC Global Food Initiative committee focused on student hunger