Like father, like son

The first food science course Dr. Rodrigo Tarte took was taught by Dr. Lester Wilson 30 years ago. Now, his son Daniel is the one sitting in the class with Wilson.

Many parents dream of their children following in their footsteps someday. FSHN alum Rodrigo Tarté got a taste of that dream when his son Daniel walked onto the ISU campus as a freshman this fall.

November 2013 News Notes

Read news notes from from faculty, staff, and students for November 2013.

Spotlight on Alison St. Germain

The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition and the Dietetic Internship are pleased to welcome Alison St. Germain to the team as clinician. St. Germain will primarily work with the Internship as instructor for the ever-growing number of students. She has a long-standing relationship with ISU and FSHN, and is excited to formally join the department. Read on to learn a little about our newest faculty.

MS or PhD Opportunity in Food Science (Food Safety Emphasis)

Food Safety Program Seeking M.S. or Ph.D. Student to Conduct Fruit and Vegetable Research. Position was filled November 2013 and is no longer looking for candidates.

October 2013 News Notes

Read news notes from from faculty, staff, and students for October 2013.

Solving the food safety and quality conundrum

Drs. Aubrey Mendonca, Lester Wilson, and Byron Brehm-Stecher are part of a multi-university team working to determine better methods of keeping the food supply safe while maintaining a high standard of quality.

In this age of a global food industry, collaboration on new food processing techniques has become king. Nearly four years ago a brief conversation between two colleagues at an annual meeting turned into a long-term project that could forever change the industry.

The future is calling: FSHN Day Fall 2013

Are you a foodie? Do you put unusual things together? Spend your time in the health foods store? You should think about becoming a food scientist, culinary scientist, dietitian, or nutritional scientist.

It’s more than an internship

Students are settling back into life at Iowa State, but many spent the summer completing remarkable internships all over the country. Two food science students took part in a new co-op program with Grain Processing Corporation (GPC), gaining a real world experience like none other.

September 2013 News Notes

Read news notes from faculty, staff, and students for September 2013.

Register today for Homecoming 2013!

The weather may still be warm, but with class back in session and football season underway, we are pleased to once again invite all faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the department to celebrate Homecoming 2013 at several special events through the weekend. Registration is now available for all events.