Can A Week-Long Trip Mint New Ambassadors To New Orleans?

Jun 24, 2014
Originally published on August 11, 2014 11:40 am

Students at NYU's Food Studies program are studying to be professionals in all walks of life, from community organizers and journalists to food-policy experts and public health workers.

The class takes a week-long trip to New Orleans each year, which is often the first time students visit the city. Their professor goes to great lengths to connect them with authentic Louisiana experiences, but is a week enough time to overcome years of media-saturated preconceptions?  

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