Two students named Oxfam America Change Leaders

Peyton Perry and Taj Akin­bode will spend the 2016–17 aca­d­emic year working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and social injus­tice through campus projects and pro­grams, har­nessing their pas­sion for human­i­tarian work and social change to spear­head spe­cial events for stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff.

3Qs: The human costs of high food prices

A new study by the World Bank found that food prices have increased 30 per­cent over the last year, dri­ving some 44 mil­lion people into extreme poverty since June. Grig­o­rios Livanis, assis­tant pro­fessor of inter­na­tional busi­ness and strategy at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, assesses the problem.