Find your Future in Food and Nutrition through Science

Oct. 15, 2021

This one-day program is designed for prospective students who are interested in exploring majors and career opportunities in culinary food science, diet and exercise, dietetics, food science, or nutritional science (including pre-health preparation and wellness options) and their family members. The visit day includes networking with food and nutrition professionals, faculty members, and current students. Students who are interested in this event are encouraged to attend with their parents.


Cost: There is no registration fee, and the event includes lunch and snacks.

Parking: Parking is available for a fee at the Memorial Union ramp on Lincoln Way.

Space is limited and online registration will be available until capacity has been reached. If you have questions about registering or being placed on a waiting list, contact

Tentative Schedule

8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. 


9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 

Chat with the Chair

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 

Faculty/student panel

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

FSHN Department Tour

12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. 

Lunch in the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Explorations Stations – hands-on educational activities focuses on research/class activities

2:00 p.m.

Optional afternoon activities TBD

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Food Science and Human Nutrition

220 MacKay Hall
2302 Osborn Drive
Ames, Iowa 50011-1078