FSHN is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 FSHN Alumni Impact Award. Those being honored are Barbara Harland (46, BS dietetics); Rodrigo Tarte (87, BS; 90, MS; 96, PhD food science and technology); Jill Zullo (96, PhD food science and technology).
Every few weeks it seems there has been another food product recall because there were issues related to its safety or quality. Students like John Dzubak, graduate student in food science and technology, are trying to change that through programming tools designed to teach people of all ages the precautions to take to minimize the risks.
Read news notes from from faculty, staff, and students for August 2014.
One team placed second in a national food product competition hosted by Disney Consumer Products and the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association with Flight Bites , a bite-sized snack made of fruit and grain that’s based on the Disney movie, “Planes.” Another team took third place at a food product competition hosted by the American Dairy Science Association with their creation of Oodlebar .
In 2004, Matt Rowling graduated with a PhD in nutrition from the Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences at Iowa State. Ten years later, he is an associate professor and director of the program from which he graduated, and he expects that history will help him guide and encourage current and future students in the program.
PGA Tour Wives Association and PGA of America Spouses got a helping hand from Tonya Krueger, a register dietitian and clinician for the Iowa State University Dietetics Internship, during their most recent PGA Championship charity event in Kentucky.
People around the world have very different diets. Seth Armah (’14, PhD, nutrition) believes a complete diet with the right amount of iron is important to maintaining a balanced nutritional profile. Working with major professors Dr. Manju Reddy and Dr. Alicia Carriquiry, he is receiving accolades for several major studies.
We are saddened by the news that Murray Kaplan, FSHN Professor Emeritus, passed away on June 26, 2014 at his home in Florida.
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