Frizzell Blog

Eat with a Purpose: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and the Future of Food

June 28th, 2018

On May 19, the Frizzell Speaker and Learning Series, the Program on the Global Environment, the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and...

Trip to the Chicago High School for Agricutural Sciences    

April 26, 2018

On April 26th, students from the Frizzell Committee and the UChicago Horticultural Society toured the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences...

Documenting Ecosystems: Student Environmental Showcase, Lisa Schonberg, and the Secret Drum Band

April 9, 2018

On March 29th, we were very fortunate to join the International House Global Voices Performing Arts & Lecture Series, the Arts, Science, and Culture...

The Future of Food: How the Impossible Burger May Lead the Way Toward Eliminating Animal-Based Meat Production

Oct 29, 2017

Last Thursday, the Frizzell Learning and Speaker Series, in conjunction with the Polsky Exchange and UChicago Medicine, hosted “Science, Sustainability, and...

Impossible Foods Founder Shares Vision on Sustainability at Polsky

Oct 24, 2017

Read the UChicago Maroon article about our event with Dr. Pat Brown and Impossible Foods last week...

Science, Sustainability, and the Future of Food: A Conversation with Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown

Check out photos from the event and read the Frizzell students' blog recapping the event here! Join us on Thursday, October 19th at 5pm at the Polsky...

2016/17 Frizzell Series Events Recap

Last year, the Frizzell Family Speaker and Learning Series focused on the intersection of health and food. Similar to previous years, the 2016-2017...

Sam Kass full video now available!

If you missed the A Conversation with Sam Kass, you can now watch the full discussion below! Check out this great discussion between Sam Kass...

From Hyde Park to the White House: Earth Day with Sam Kass (AB ’04)

A new featured article by the UChicago College site traces Sam Kass' path to the White House and recaps his talk for the Frizzell Family & Learning Series...

The Unsustainable Supermarket Model and What We Can Do Instead

By Lauren Poulson Lauren Poulson is a third year student from Issaquah, Washington double majoring in Linguistics and Near Eastern Languages...

School Gardens: Promoting Children’s Health and Environmental Awareness

Caitlin Piccirillo-Stosser writes the second blog post of the series and discusses the importance of school gardens. Caitlin is a third year student from...

More than a Food Bank: A Morning at the Greater Chicago Food Depository

Fourth-year Elaine Yao, one of our Committee members, kicks off the 2017-18 Frizzell Blog Series with a post describing her experience volunteering at...

Student Report on the 2016 Frizzell Series Lecture

Biomedical Sciences professor Robert Sargis digs below the surface of the diabetes epidemic to research the environmental determinants of the...

Greening Cities: A Visit with Geoff Cape, CEO of the Evergreen Foundation

By Claire Pieper Last Tuesday, on May 26th, EAF was proud to jointly host the Frizzell Family Speaker and Learning series, a student-run initiative...