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Alumni Feature: Kyle Giest, Dietetics, Supporting Young Adults with Cancer

February 15, 2024

We are honored to welcome Kyle Giest to our Discover FSHN Series! Kyle is an alumnus of the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida. Over the past decade, Kyle has ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Food Science & Human Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Alumni, Alumni Profile, Alumni-feature, Dietetics Alumni, Dietetics-alumni-feature, FSHN Alumni, Fundraiser, Fundraising Event, Kyle Giest, Pittsburgh Cure Sarcoma, The Road To Rachel, UF Alumni, Young Adult Survivors United
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These Students are Discovering Exciting Careers in Food Science, Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics

January 8, 2024

Follow along as high school students from PK Yonge Developmental Research School in Gainesville, Florida learn about how professionals in food science, nutritional sciences, and dietetics shape what and how we eat, as well as keep us safe from ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Food Science & Human Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Careers, Dietetics, Dr. Charles Sims, Dr. Katherine Thompson-Witrick, Dr. Keith Schneider, Field Trip, Food Science, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Food Science Careers, High School, Katlyn Nau, Nutritional Sciences, Pilot Plant, PK Yonge, PK Yonge Developmental Research School, Sensory Lab
Food Week attendees watch a presentation outside at the Field and Fork Farm Tour.

Food Week 2023: A Yearly Taste of Food, Science & Fun

November 6, 2023

Mermaid donuts, free kombucha, coffee roasting, and a prize-winning snapper dish that had judges eager for a taste—Food Week has it all! From October 16-20, the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department (FSHN) at the University of Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Food Science & Human Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Field And Fork Farm, Field And Fork Pantry, Food Week, Food Week 2023, Hitchcock Field And Fork Pantry, Master Chef, Master Chef Competition, MasterChef, MasterChef Competition, UF Field And Fork Farm, UF Field And Fork Food Pantry, UF/FSHN Food Week

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

March 15, 2020

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. The personal health and safety of everyone in the ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

University of Florida Leads Trend to Open Food Businesses with Workshops

May 7, 2018

Kimberly and George Vecchio wanted to reinvent their 20-acre farm near Vero Beach from mostly animals to produce so they could start a food business. Though George had been a gourmet chef for more than 20 years, they didn’t know how to start ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Food Science & Human Nutrition, Professional Development
Tags: Agricultural Sciences, Cottage Food, Cottage Food Enterprises, Cottage Law, Entrepreneurship, Extension, Food Businesses, Food Entrepreneurship, Soo Ahn, Workshops
FSHN/IFT Awards 2018 Group

FSHN/IFT Awards Night 2018

April 10, 2018

The FSHN/IFT awards are in honor of leaders in IFT and recognize students with a strong academic and research records as well as evident leadership and professional potential, particularly in the area of Food Science. Richard F. Matthews Memorial ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Food Science & Human Nutrition
Tags: Adam Baker, Albert J “Sandy” Sanders, Allison Chandler, Amy Jones, Awards, Bob Olson Graduate Scholarship, Brian Wada, Catherine Escoffier, Catherine Lower, Christina Bracey, Fshn Awards, FSHN Graduate Awards, Grady W. Chism, Grants, Huda Aziz, Ift Awards, Janna Underhill Scholarship, Jasmine Ricke, Jayna Goldstein, Jessica Lee, Jing Bai, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, Kalee Eichelberger, Lacey Mead, Mario Guadalupe, Max Van Belkum, Megan Engel, Natalie Lux, Neha P. Patel Memorial Travel Grant, Peter Chiarelli, Priscilla Sinclair, Rachel Gordon, Raymond A. Dennison Memorial Scholarship, Richard F. Matthews Memorial Graduate Scholarship, Robert P. Bates Graduate Scholarship, Ronald H. Schmidt Professional Service Graduate Scholarship, Ruiqi Li, Savanna Curtis, Sawsan Abed, Scholarships, Sean Krygger, Shaomin Zhao, Shi Feng, Stephen Koltum, The Earl Wilmot Hartt Scholarship, The Eugene E. Woodward Memorial Scholarship, The Florida Dairy Products Association Scholarship, The Florida Section IFT Innovation Award, The Food Machinery Corporation (FMP) Graduate Scholarship, The Howard Appledorf Memorial Scholarship, The Virginia Dare Award, William L. And Agnes F. Brown Graduate Scholarship, Ying Fan

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