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  1. Food Science Grad Student Advises U.S. Policy-Makers on Global Food Security

    Jan 7, 2014

    Rita Mirondo, a doctoral student in Ohio State's Department of Food Science and Technology, was invited to be one of three panelists for "Feed the Future: Growing Innovation, Harvesting Results." The purpose of the event was to highlight advances in global food security being made by the U.S. Agency for International Development's Feed the Future initiative.

  2. Tapping into the Subconscious: New Sensory Science Lab to Explore Mysteries of Flavor, Aroma, Appetite

    Jan 7, 2014

    FST Assistant Professor of Sensory Science, Chris Simons talks about his research and his sensory lab:

  3. "Whey Go" places at DRI New Product Competition

    Jan 7, 2014

    Congratulations to the FST Product Development Team “Whey GO” on their third place finish at the 2nd Annual Dairy Research Institute New Product competition at the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) meeting in Indianapolis! The team members pictured are (left to right): Ty Thammakulkrajang, Anastasia Purgianto, Elizabeth Green, Hardy Castada, and Sara Burcham.

  4. Office of Student Life - University Housing Award Ceremony

    Apr 17, 2013

    Congratulations to Lynn Knipe, Mary Kay Pohlschneider and FST student Jacob Farr who were recently honored at the Office of Student Life - University Housing Award Ceremony. Dr. Knipe and Jacob hosted a Grain Fed Versus Grass Fed Steak Dinner program in Norton which has been selected as an Outstanding Faculty Program award recipient for 2012-2013. Dr.

  5. CFAES Peer Mentors

    Mar 21, 2013

    Congratulations to these FST students who been selected to serve as CFAES Peer Mentors for 2013-2014: Elana Berusch, Olivia Geoghegan, Amber Hodge, Meredith Myers, Kendra Spofford, Rachel Townsley, and Samantha Ward.

  6. Dr. Dennis Heldman Receives Carl R. Fellers Achievement Award

    Mar 19, 2013

    Congratulations to Professor Denny Heldman who is this year’s winner of the Institute of Food Technologists Carl R. Fellers Achievement Award. He will be honored at the Chicago IFT meeting this June 2013. This award honors a member of IFT and Phi Tau Sigma who has brought honor and recognition to the profession of food science and technology through a distinguished career in that profession displaying exemplary leadership, service and communication skills that enhance the effectiveness of all food scientists in serving society.

  7. CFAES Continues to produce employable graduates

    Mar 14, 2013

    At the recent CFAES Career Expo, the employers were optimistic about finding recent grads for employment at their company.

  8. Bumper crop of jobs for ag-school graduates

    Mar 14, 2013

    Interest in food — safety, availability, environmental impacts — is on the rise, and as a result, so is the demand for college graduates trained in food-, agricultural- and environmental-science disciplines in Ohio and nationwide.

    “Food is in the news,” said Bruce McPheron, the recently appointed dean of Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.

    “It’s organic. It’s local. It’s not local. It’s healthy. It’s part of obesity and diabetes,” McPheron said, ticking off the reasons food makes news.