Research & Graduate Education
We asked CFAES STARS grad Zoe Plakias why she got involved in research. Her answer: When I finished my undergrad in Econ I felt like I had so much more to learn and had just touched the tip of the iceberg. I was curious about many things. Why did the diabetic patients at the medical office where I worked have such a hard time changing their diet? Why were we sending US produced grains to African countries as food aid when those same countries produce grain? Why do some people go hungry when others have surp