Nuria Acevedo receives funding for underrepresented scholar program

April 22, 2019

Nuria Acevedo, assistant professor in food science & human nutrition, received $160,000 from the USDA National Institute of Food & Agriculture for Cyclone Scholars. This program has three main goals: to increase enrollment of underrepresented students in the food science and human nutrition program, provide them with experiential research opportunities, and ensure their retention in the program. By the end of this program the scholars will be prepared to enter careers in food science companies or continue their education in a graduate program.

Contact Details:

Name: Nuria Acevedo
Phone: 515-294-5962
Department: in food science and human nutrition