Nominate deserving FSHN alumni for 2018 Alumni Impact Award

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The Iowa State University Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) is accepting nominations for the eighth annual FSHN Alumni Impact Award.

Iowa State students find plenty of opportunities on path to medical school

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It was “Doc” who inspired an Iowa State University student to pursue a career in medicine.

Ben Dralle, senior in nutritional science and genetics, grew up in Osage, a town of fewer than 4,000 in northern Iowa. The whole town knows Doc – Dr. Mark Haganman – who’s been with Mitchell County Regional Health Center for 25 years. Haganman demonstrates the importance of humanity in medicine, Dralle said.

Rossmann Manatt awardee strives to provide research experiences to students

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They say it’s never too early to begin gaining research experience, and that is just what Kevin Schalinske provides in his lab for not only graduate students, but undergraduates, as well.

Graduate student selected for summer research internship with National Institutes of Health

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Graham Redweik, a graduate student of Dr. Melha Mellata, has been selected to participate in the 2018 Graduate Summer Opportunity to Advance Research (G-SOAR) program at the National Institutes of Health.

New faculty member brings microRNA gene research experience to Iowa State

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She once thought fruit flies were just annoying little bugs, but now Elizabeth McNeill spends her time studying them as part of her research.

Keith Vorst’s work with recycled plastics featured in ISU Change Agent story

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AMES, Iowa – Keith Vorst is trying to convince the world there’s value in something much of humanity considers utterly disposable.

Emerging and disruptive food technologies theme for upcoming Hilton Chair lecture series

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The introduction and rapid growth of emerging technological disciplines such as big data, artificial intelligence, synthetic biology, virtual or augmented reality and others has opened new and promising avenues for sustaining the world’s food and nutritional needs.

Alternative breaks offer opportunity for service learning

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A future teacher, dietitian, and event planner in the College of Human Sciences who have a passion for helping others are among 17 students from Iowa State University who spent part of their winter break assisting those in need.

Iowa State researcher continues search for cause of Alzheimer’s

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Dr. Auriel Willette and his team of researchers are continuing their look into how obesity-related problems are linked to metabolism and diabetes.

ISU Signature Ice Cream Contest winner announced

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AMES, Iowa - During a ceremony Friday, Dec. 8, the winning entry in the ISU Signature Ice Cream Contest was announced in the Friley Windows dining center on the Iowa State University campus.