Auburn University students spearhead hunger summit in Italy

Students and faculty from Auburn University will spearhead the inaugural European University Hunger Summit in Rome, Italy today and Friday.

The theme for the two-day event is "Universities Fighting World Hunger: New Directions for Students Around the Globe."

Partnered with the World Food Programme, Universities Fighting World Hunger is an alliance of more than 80 higher education institutions around the globe committed to implementing short-term grassroots approaches and long-term academic solutions to ending hunger.