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Tag: Food Science and Human Nutrition

Undergraduate Student Feature: Tim Cassella, Nutritional Sciences

We’re so pleased to introduce Tim Cassella to the Discover FSHN Series, a first-year student in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida! Tim is a Nutritional Sciences major and pre-professional student from… Read More

UF scientists use AI technology to breed better-tasting strawberries

A tastier strawberry may come from a computer. New University of Florida research shows artificial intelligence can help scientists breed more flavor into the fruit. Consumer panels are the tried-and-true method for UF researchers to gauge whether new… Read More

Don’t toss onion skins: They’re full of antioxidants and help preserve fish

Usually, when you peel an onion, you toss out the skin. When you do that, you lose the skin’s antioxidants, and the waste goes to the landfill. University of Florida researchers may have found a way to minimize… Read More

Graduate Student Feature: Amy Jones, Food Science

Greetings to Amy Jones, a graduate student in the Ph.D. in Food Science program and a wonderful addition to the Discover FSHN Series! Amy is a student of Dr. Keith Schneider, and her research focuses on food safety…. Read More

Supporting the Farming Industry: Increasing Accessibility of Essential Food Safety Trainings

Welcome to another installment of FSHN Research Journeys, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition department at the University of Florida. Today’s guest poster is Mari Schroeder, a first-year graduate student… Read More

Staff Feature: Brandy Johnson, Administrative Assistant

We’re so pleased to welcome Brandy Johnson to the Discover FSHN Series! Brandy is a Food Science and Human Nutrition Department administrative assistant who keeps the department running behind the scenes. Read on to learn about her essential… Read More

Graduate Student Feature: Amber Fritsche, Dietetics

Hello to Amber Fritsche, a first year Master of Science-Dietetic Internship (MS/DI) student who graduated from the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department’s Didactic Program in Dietetics last year! Amber grew up in Lake Worth, Florida and is… Read More

CALS Alumnus Highlight: Robert Carter

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Robert Carter graduated with his degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition with a specialization in dietetics in 2016. He is currently working as a registered dietitian at… Read More

CALS Alumna Highlight: Verena Vancil

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Verena Vancil earned a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department in 2019. She works as a Senior Public Health Nutritionist for Women,… Read More