FSHN’s Lily Benner wins first for IFT’s best student research paper

Lily Benner, a graduate student in food science and human nutrition and adviser Stephanie Clark, won first place in best student research paper competition at IFT15 in Chicago. More».

FSHN’s Hanyu Yangcheng takes invention to national finalists at IFT15 this weekend

Hanyu Yangcheng, a graduate student in food science and human nutrition, this weekend takes the KIK food stabilizer system he invented to be judged at the Institute of Food Technologists’ Global Student Innovation Challenge.

FSHN’s new product development class featured by Harvest Public Media

Iowa State University Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition’s new product development class is featured in this article and video by Harvest Public Media

Where Do Those Holes in Swiss Cheese Come From?

Just where do those holes in Swiss cheese come from, anyway? Professor Stephanie Clark was featured in The New Yorker last week to discuss.


Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s research featured by KCCI. Iowa Public Radio, Ames Tribune

Several media outlets including KCCI, Iowa Public Radio, and the Ames Tribune recently featured the groundbreaking Alzheimer’s study conducted by Auriel Willette

WHO-TV to feature FSHN student Hanyu Yangcheng’s new way to improve dairy desserts

Megan Reuther of WHO-TV is scheduled to do interviews May 27 with FSHN graduate student Hanyu Yangcheng and his adviser, Stephanie Clark, about the KIK food stabilizer system.

Phi Tau Sigma Initiation Ceremony

Let’s give a round of applause for the new Phi Tau Sigma initiates of 2015! The Phi Tau Sigma Initiation Ceremony was held on April 21, 2015. Phi Tau Sigma has initiated 9 new members to its honor society this year: Christine Eckert, Johsua Lyte, Lauren Millen, Monica Primacella, Kendall Ryan, Anne Seely, Amanda Svoboda, Rachel Thalhuber and Stephanie Clark.



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First Row: Celia Bravard, Carmen Au, Danielle Franchetti, Charlwit Kulchaiyawat.

Second Row: Anne Seely, Nicole Walski, Monica Primacella, John Dzubak.

Third Row: Terri Boylston, Rachel Thalhuber, Stephanie Clark, Kendall Ryan, Christine Eckert


Updated publications give county-by-county look at poverty and food needs

The county profiles contain data on poverty, participation in food and nutrition assistance programs, and other food-related health and economic measures. They are available for free download from the Iowa Community Indicators Program at Iowa State University, http://www.icip.iastate.edu/special-reports/poverty. More»

Christina Campbell of FSHN renewed as endowed professor

Campbell, an associate professor in food science and human nutrition, was renewed as the Sandra S. and Roy W. Uelner Professor. She is the inaugural holder of the position, which she has held since 2010.

Suzanne Hendrich of FSHN renewed as faculty fellow

Hendrich, a University Professor, was renewed as the Lura M. Lovell Faculty Fellow. She has held the position since 2004. The position involves continuing public education on safety and efficacy of dietary supplements and ingredients based on annual reviews of American Association of Poison Control Center data on adverse effects of food constituents.

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