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Food research explains how to pick pepper and how pepper is picked

Reaching for the pepper shaker at meal time is almost a reflex for many people. While it is one of the most common and popular seasonings in the world reaching countless palates each day, its path to the grocery shelf is one that is exotic, unexpected and complex.

Professor recognized for research on sustainable real estate

Avis Devine head shotResearch by Real Estate and Housing professor Avis Devine and Qingqing Chang, a financial economist with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, was recently recognized at the European Real Estate Society annual conference in Regensburg, Germany. Their paper, “The Financial Benefits to Occupants of Environmentally-Certified Buildings,” received the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Best Paper on Sustainability Award.

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