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NFSC 2016 Graduate Student Orientation was succefully held on August 26. This semester, we have six new admitted graduate students in Nutritional Science and Food Science. Warm welcome to our new...
Congratulations to three of our graduate students! They recently got Dean's Fellowship 2016. They are Zhiyuan Lou from Dr. Lee's lab (left), Andrea Gilbert from Dr. Tikekar's lab (middle), and...
This summer, Dr. Sahyoun spent 3 weeks in Kenya where she worked with the Chair of the soon to be created Food, Nutrition and Dietetics department in drafting a curriculum for their program. This...
An international conference on: “Food Security, Dietary Practices and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs),” has ended in Accra, with a high-programmed action to make proper nutrition a cornerstone for...
Our Administrative Assistant Marythai Pandian retired on June 30, 2016. Department of Nutrition and Food Science appreciate all you did in our department and we wish you enjoy your life after...
Congratulations, Graduating Terps!!! Best of luck in everything you do in life! We are proud of having you in our department!
2016 NFSC Research Day was successfully held on May 6, 2016. On behalf of the Annual Research Day Committee, we would like to thank all of the judges and students for their hard work and dedication,...
Dr. Saira A. Khan from Department of Nutrition and Food Science just got 2016 PHI KAPPA PHI Faculty & Administrator Initiate from the Honor Society of PHI KAPPA PHI. Congratulations to Dr. Khan!
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On Monday, March 28 th the First Family hosted the 138 th Annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the White House Lawn. Meredith Dillon, a UMD Dietetic Intern, was given the opportunity to attend with...
Miao, who completed her Ph.D. in Fall 2015 was awarded as Outstanding Graduate Student in AGNR Alumni Awards. She is now working as the Food Safety and Regulatory Affairs (FSRA) Manager in PepsiCo...
8 Dietetic Interns and the Dietetic Internship Director attended the MAND Public Policy Training in Annapolis on February 2, 2016. Interns received training on the legislative process, heard...
Dr. Rahaman participated in “Atherosclerosis and Inflammation of the Cardiovascular System Study Section (AICS)” meeting of National Institute of Health, as a reviewer (Santa Monica, CA, Feb 4-5 th...
The 2015 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) annual meeting was held on December 6-10, 2015, in Arlington, Virginia. This year, Miao Guo was awarded the first-place winner of the student merit award for...
Dr. Abani Pradhan received the 2015 Chauncey Starr Distinguished Young Risk Analyst Award from the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the field of risk...
The Society">http://www.sra.org">Society for Risk Analysis awarded the 2015 Chauncey Starr Distinguished Young Risk Analyst Award to Abani Pradhan, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department"...
Dr. Jackson represented NFSC at a Food Science conference in Taiwan with Dean Wei. The Conference was entitled Mini Summit on Food Safety, Policy and Sustainability. The Conference was held at the...
We are proud to tell everybody that our NFSC350 course was recognized as a featured course by the college of Agriculture and Natural Resources! Here is our news story!
2015 Shorb Lecture was held successfully on Friday, October 30! The speaker, Michael Karin, Ph.D. gave an impressive speech on his topic “The fat that feeds the fire: Understanding the pathogenesis...
Unbeknownst to many, the best kept campus secret can be found in room 3112 of Marie Mount Hall, where Dr. Margaret Udahogora, Director of the UMD Dietetics Program, Instructor Melissa Roberts and...

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