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Chad Ellsworth is an Academic & Career Coach for the Center for Academic Planning & Exploration and Academic Advisor for the College of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota. From 2004-2011, he served as Program Director for the Office for the Fraternity & Sorority Life, where he advised and mentored student leaders, developed educational and leadership programs, and served as a liaison for the fraternity and sorority community to the campus and Twin Cities communities. In addition, he is an instructor in the Leadership Minor at the University of Minnesota, teaching Personal Leadership in the University. For two years, Chad also served as President of the Board of Directors for the educational non-profit organization HazingPrevention.Org, and continues to serve as a volunteer for this incredible organization. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2001 with a bachelor of arts degree in Latino and Latin American Studies, and from the University of Maryland-College Park in 2004 with a master of arts degree in Counseling and Personnel Services. He is a proud member of Theta Chi Fraternity (Alpha Upsilon/University of Nebraska-Lincoln '01).

A carnivorous husband’s response to “Saving the world… or perhaps my own butt”

Disclaimer: There is an entirely real chance I may come off as a complete whiner. In my defense, I love meat.

About a month ago, my wife convinced me to watch “Forks over Knives”, and even I couldn’t predict what would happen afterwards. This was not the first documentary on food or the food industry we’ve watched over the years (Super Size Me and Food, Inc. come to mind), but it has had the most significant effect. Continue reading