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A UT 4-H Extension initiative aimed at empowering college students to create obesity prevention programs for their peers and high school students has received a $4.9 million grant from the US Department of Agriculture. “Get Fruved” is the brain child of Sarah Colby, a UT assistant professor of nutrition. The program has gained local and national media attention.

Numerous media outlets have highlighted the “Get Fruved” project, including:

ABC News Radio

Daily Journal


Knoxville News Sentinel

San Francisco Chronicle


WBIR-TV Channel 10

World News