On Friday, Sept. 12th, the University announced the nationally renowned Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity would move from Yale University to UConn, where it will become a center-within-a-center at CHIP starting in January 2015. Officials from UConn and the Rudd Center discussed the center’s new affiliation with UConn during a ceremony at Goodwin Elementary School in East Hartford that emphasized the importance of research in preventing obesity and improving the health of young people. Below is a round-up of the new coverage of the announcement.
“Yale’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity Moving to UConn,” Hartford Courant
“Rudd Center on Food Policy, Obesity Moving from Yale to UConn,” New Haven Register
“Prominent Obesity Center Moves from Yale to UConn,” Connecticut Post
“UConn Poaches Non Profit Food Policy Think Tank from Yale,” Hartford Business Journal
“Rudd Center Announces Move to University of Connecticut,” PreventObesity.net