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NFES Doctoral Student Presenting at ASN Vitamins & Minerals Forum

Cassandra “Sandi” Olson, a first-year doctoral student in Dr. Hennigar’s lab, was selected to present her abstract as a flash talk during the Vitamins and Minerals Research Interest Section (RIS) Forum at NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE. Sandi’s abstract is titled “The effects of short-term zinc feeding on zinc absorption and zinc transporter expression in the […]

FCS & NFES Garnet & Gold Society Scholars!

Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service. To become an inductee of the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society, students must meet the engagement criteria and […]

Ahmed Ismaeel is this years ISL Award Winner!

One of our NFES Doctoral Students has been awarded the Institute for Successful Longevity’s Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship. Click here for a link to the ISL article. Congratulations Ahmed on your award! Ahmed’s describes his current focus as investigating the mechanisms by which pathological changes in the blood vessels of peripheral artery disease (PAD) […]

Earn a B.S. in Dietetics

Interested in becoming a registered dietician? Dietetics is one of four undergraduate majors in the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences. The program offers students a unique introduction to sports and clinical nutrition. Students majoring in dietetics may earn a DPD (Didactic Program in Dietetics) Verification Statement (which is required to apply for an internship and registered dietitian […]

Human Sciences Alumni Making an Impact

Special Thanks to Health Care Professionals We’re so very proud of our Alumni and CHS Dean’s Advisory Council members and the work they are doing on the front lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Three members of the CHS Dean’s Advisory Council; Dr. Kevin Hayes ’92,’94, Dr. Matthew Lee ’02, ’04 and Dr. Justin Lewis ’02, ’04 […]

Human Sciences Celebrates WearRedDay!

February 7th is national “Wear Red Day” and Human Sciences students, faculty and staff gathered on their front lawn to help raise awareness for American Heart Month. Heart disease is still the number one killer in the United States and research shows that strong social support makes getting regular physical activity, eating healthier, reaching and […]

NFES Master’s in Four Finalist!

James Ippolito has been selected as a finalist for the Graduate School’s Master’s in Four thesis competition. James will be competing against a group of his peers on February 25th for monetary prizes. Participating students will have four minutes and four slides to present their research to the judges. James is a master’s thesis student […]

Sports Nutrition Champions!

Congratulations to FSU Alumni Zach Bennet and Jordan Mazur for their participation in the incredible performances of their respective organizations. Zach Bennet earned his M.S. in Sports Nutrition from Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences in 2015. Zach Bennett joined the LSU nutrition staff in 2019 after two season with Texas as an Assistant Sports Dietitan. […]

NFES PhD Student receives NSCA Scholarship

Joseph Laudato was one of fourteen recipients from across the nation to be awarded the National Strength Conditioning Association Foundation (NSCA) 2019 Challenge Scholarship. As a first year PhD student in the Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences Department Joe has been researching the effects of acute and chronic alcohol consumption on muscle mass, function, protein […]