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USDA-funded program aims to improve Hispanic community health

Abriendo Caminos offers nutrition classes for children and their parents.

By Senait Gebregiorgis

August 2, 2015

University researchers have established a program that aims to decrease obesity-related health threats and improve healthy lifestyle habits in the Hispanic community. Abriendo Caminos: Clearing the Path to Hispanic Health is a USDA-funded, six-week, community-based workshop where Hispanic-heritage fa...

Illini of the Week Oct. 15: Jocelynn Birks

Illini of the Week Oct. 15: Jocelynn Birks

October 15, 2014

A visiting team winning at Rec Hall, the home court of the Penn State volleyball team, is a rare occurrence. Coming into last Saturday’s match against Illinois, the Nittany Lions had won 44 of their last 45 at home, and 94 of the last 96. There must have been a blue moon in the sky on Saturday as th...