1. Social Media, Food Science and Me

    Jun 10, 2016

    By: Alex Pierce, FST PhD student

    Social media can be our best friend or our worst foe.  As many people know social media circulates large amounts of information. We spread any fleeting, unheeding thoughts we may have during the day, reaching people across the globe. “Alex is currently eating a bagel”…  The beauty and potentially the beast of these platforms is their lack of filtration.

  2. Ohio State not alone in spending big on research

    Jun 6, 2016

    This article was printed in the Columbus Dispatch on Sunday, June 5, 2016 

    Four years after Ohio State University collected a $483 million parking-lease payment and pledged to dedicate half of its investment earnings to a research hiring campaign, the Discovery Themes initiative is underway.

  3. Jimenez-Flores joins OSU as JT ‘Stubby’ Parker Endowed Chair

    May 1, 2016

    Dr. Rafael Jimenez-Flores joins the department this spring as the JT ‘Stubby’ Endowed Chair in Dairy Foods.  Prior to Ohio State, Dr. Jimenez-Flores was a Professor of Dairy Science at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. In addition to teaching and research, he will be reaching out to the dairy industry in Ohio to strengthen the connections to our dairy alumni and to members of the dairy foods industry.

  4. Dr. Bala elected a 2016 IAFoST Fellow

    Apr 29, 2016

    Dr. Bala Balasubramaniam has been elected a 2016 Fellow of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology (IAFoST). The induction ceremony will be held as a part of IUFOST meeting in Dublin, Ireland this August. IAFoST is a learned society composed of elected Fellows from all parts of the world that serves to promote high standards of ethics and scientific endeavors among food scientists and technologists. It is a source of scientific personnel and information to support international activities related to food science and technology.

  5. Litchfield receives University's Distinguished Service Award

    Apr 15, 2016

    Congratulations to Adjunct Faculty member Dr. John Litchfield who has been selected to receive the University’s Distinguished Service Award. He will be recognized during the 2016 Summer Commencement. The Distinguished Service Award was established by the Board of Trustees in 1952 to recognize individuals who have rendered exceptional service to the university. Awards are not made on the basis of long, faithful, or loyal service alone, but rather for service that is truly distinguished.

  6. Lee Elected Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

    Dec 3, 2015

    Ken Lee, a professor in The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, has been elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).


    Sep 17, 2015

    When Morgan Cichon completed her bachelor’s degree in chemistry and economics at Emory University, she knew she wanted to pursue an advanced degree in a chemistry-related field in which her research would be applied.

  8. Will Work For Food: landing a job

    Dec 4, 2014

    By: Stephanie Diamond

  9. What Scientists have to do with Food Security

    Dec 1, 2014

    This post is written in recognition of World Food Day – “a day of action against hunger.” On this day across the globe people take part in food

  10. TIC Gums Visits OSU's Food Science Department

    Nov 26, 2014

    Last week TIC Gums’ senior regional account manager David Audia and technical service representative Amanda Hoffman visited Ohio State University where they received a tour of the Parker Food Science and Technology Building. OSU works with many regional food companies by providing sensory testing and pilot plant runs to assist in product development. “It was great to see the pilot plant and how OSU is integrated within the community,” said Amanda.