• Congratulations to Dr. Devin Peterson who has been named a College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) inaugural Dean’s Chair by Cathann A. Kress, Ohio State vice president for agricultural administration and CFAES dean. Click here to learn more.
    • We are pleased to announce the 2020 OSU FST Hall of Distinction Inductees:
      Ms. Shirley Bartee
      Ms. Angela Cauley
      Dr. Mario Ferruzzi
      Mr. Robert Ramseyer
      Dr. Walter Slatter
      - posthumous
      Mark your calendar and plan to join us on November 4th as we recognize these individuals and their contributions to food science and technology as well as their support of our department and The Ohio State University.
    • Congratulations to Dr. Kathryn Boor on being selected the 2020 Harris Award recipient. Dr. Boor is the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at Cornell University. Stay tuned for her lecture and visit during Spring Semester 2021.
    • Dr. Barb Kowalcyk and the Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention hosted over 200 attendees for a World Food Safety Day webinar. The webinar was titled “Food Safety, Everyone's Business: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Food Safety Systems" and featured speakers from the Ohio Department of Health, Department of Agriculture, Ohio Restaurant Association, and Franklin County Health Department.
    • The department graduated 33 undergraduate students, 9 Masters students, and 2 PhD’s during the spring semester. The department hosted a virtual graduation party to recognize the graduates. Congratulations and best of luck to our new alumni.
    • Congratulations to Dr. Valente B. Alvarez, Heather Bell, Matt Papic, Steven Simmons, and Gary Wenneker at the Wilbur A. Gould Food Industries Center on receiving the 2020 Group Excellence In Safety Award. The FIC team was recognized for developing an annual safety training program for graduate teaching assistants in the department.
    • Congratulations to the following OARDC Award Recipients: Dr. Monica Giusti has been selected as the 2020 Senior Faculty Researcher of the Year Winner and Dr. Luis Rodriguez-Saona has been selected as the 2020 Innovator of the Year Award Winner. The awards will be formally presented at the CFAES Annual Research Conference, to be held on Tuesday April 21, 2020 from 9-2 pm at the Wooster Campus Conference Center in Wooster, Ohio.
    • Congratulations to FST students Simone Fishel, Jenna Fryer, Megan Gregg, Amber Zehringer who were named 2020 CFAES Distinguished Senior Award recipients. These students will be celebrated at the 2020 CFAES Distinguished Senior Awards Dinner Ceremony in March.
    • Congratulations to two FST alumni who have been selected as 2020 CFAES Alumni Award honorees. Dr. Bill Hildebolt has been seletced to receive a CFAES Meritorious Service Award and Dr. Robert Joseph was selected to receive a Distinguished Alumni Award. The award recipients will be honored at the CFAES Alumni Awards Luncheon on March 7th at the Fawcett Event Center in Columbus.
    • Dr. Yael Vodovotz participated in The Atlantic’s annual People v. Cancer Summit. During the Summit, The Atlantic illuminated stories from the frontlines of the cancer community, from the latest oncology breakthroughs to the power of the human experience. Click here to view it.