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The Graduate Student Appreciation party was held on April 9 th , 2014 to celebrate all of the hard work that the NFSC graduates students have done for the department.
Several graduate students from the NFSC department attended the AGNR Open House on October 5th to present their research for the 2013 Graduate Student Poster Competition. Ruth Clark was a first place...
Two students from the NFSC department, Emily Peet and Veronica Son, were awarded the Goff Family Scholarship. The award is for students pursuing a career in nutrition. Emily is a freshman in...
Graduate students from the Department of Nutrition and Food Science as well as students and staff with the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) participated in an experiment...
The Nutrition and Food Science department would like to congratulate the new Winter 2013 graduates! Their hard work and dedication was celebrated at the NFSC graduate reception held on December 22nd...
Dr. Abani Pradhan’s four graduate students, (1) Miao Guo, (2) Miao Wang, (3) Abhinav Mishra, and (4) Hao Pang, received travel awards to attend and present their research at the 2013 Society for Risk...
Congratuations to Junchao (Mike) Lu for being chosen as one of the two AGNR Commencement Speakers for the Winter 2013 Graduation Ceremony. His impressive dedication to the college made him a great...
Assistant Professor Qin Wang prefers her research subjects on the small side – teeny tiny even. Make no mistake, however. The goals and implications of her research are anything but miniscule. Wang...
The 2013 Shorb Lecture occured on October 21st at 4:00 p.m. in Stamp Student Union, Grand Ballroom Lounge. The lecture was presented by Dr. Lawrence (Larry) Chan from Baylor College of Medicine. His...
The AGNR Open House was held on Saturday October 5th, 2013 at the Central Maryland Research and Education Center in Ellicott City. People from all around came to learn about the various Research,...
The First Look Fair was held on September 18th and 19th this year. The event hosted more than 500 student clubs and organizations, campus departments and services, local vendors, and community...
Melody Ge (2nd from the left) won the first place at IFT product development paper competition. Yuting Zhou (not pictured) won the third place award at the International Food Nanoscience Conference...
The graduate student orientation occurred on Tuesday, September 17th this year.
Women in Montgomery County, Md. are almost twice as likely as men to read nutrition information posted on restaurant menus before ordering and people between the ages of 18 and 24 show no interest in...
Ever wondered what exactly goes on inside the University of Maryland's International Food Safety Training Lab (IFSTL)? Food and Chemical News took a trip to the lab to interview IFSTL manager Janie...
The department is happy to have so many bright individuals graduate from our college. For more pictures check out the gallery!
Dr. John Milner is to be inducted as a Fellow of the Society in the highest honor the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) bestows. The ASN Fellows program, in existence since 1962, recognizes Dr...
For many, the idea of swimming with sharks sounds simply terrifying. But for Daniel Mongeon, a junior nutrition and food science major at the University of Maryland, it was an experience that...
Graduate students from the University of Maryland’s Nutrition and Food Science Department made their debut on national television Tuesday evening. ABC World News conducted an experiment at the Joint...
Our department is honored to have our chair, Dr. Jackson, selected for a banner along campus drive outside Symons hall. He was given this honor as a result of his past excellence in research. Dr...

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