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NFES Doctoral Student Receives AOAC “Testing for Life” Student Award

Xingyi Jiang, a third-year Nutrition and Food Science Program doctoral candidate in Dr. Rao’s lab, was selected as a recipient of the AOAC/Eurofins Foundation “Testing for Life” Student Award. This AOAC Award, supported by the Eurofins Foundation, is designed to encourage student researchers who are advancing basic or applied science in analytical or molecular testing […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

CHS Grads Among 3MT Finalists

NFES doctoral student, Abigail Cullen and FCS doctoral students Peipei Hong, and Shar’Dane Harris are finalists in the FSU Graduate School 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) Competition! View Event Come and show your support! Remember, those attending (audience) are able to vote for the people’s choice award. About the competition: The Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research […]