Season of success for summer internships

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Nearly 400 College of Human Sciences students are using this summer to gain knowledge, skill, and experience in their field through an internship.  Internships, student teaching placements and other practicums are essential to the learning process at Iowa State, whether they are close to campus or around the world.

Post-doc accepted into competitive fellowship

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Angelica Van Goor, a post-doctoral researcher in Assistant Professor Melha Mellata’s lab, has been accepted into an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellowship.

Micro-creamery coming to Iowa State University

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The first phase of Professor Stephanie Clark's plan to open a creamery at Iowa State will come to fruition this fall with the opening of a micro-creamery in the Center for Crops Utilization Research pilot plant, located within the Food Sciences Building.

Iowa State team wins worldwide 2018 Food Solutions Challenge

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An Iowa State team of graduate students earned first place honors in the 2018 Food Solutions Challenge on May 20 for its proposal to improve the shelf life of cassava, which is a staple food in Africa and can rot within three days after harvest.

Datta, Baldwin join FSHN Department

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Mridul Datta is the new director of the Dietetic Internship program, while Kristi Baldwin is the new online course designer.

Announcing the 2018 FSHN Alumni Impact Award winners

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The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 FSHN Alumni Impact Award.

Brain activity, reactivity help explain diabetics’ negative feelings and risk for depression

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A new Iowa State University study suggests those negative feelings may stem from problems regulating blood sugar levels that influence emotional response in the brain.

Research key component of food science students’ time at Iowa State

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Opportunities to conduct research in laboratories while pursuing degrees at Iowa State have made lasting impacts on Thadeus "Tad" Beekman and Brett Brothers.

Internship experiences prepare graduating senior for entrance into professional world

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While only one internship is required for culinary food science majors, Jared Diehl decided to complete three.

Nutritional science, dietetics student to serve as university marshal

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Morgan Bahl, senior in nutritional science and dietetics, will have the honor of serving as the university marshal for the College of Human Sciences at Saturday’s undergraduate commencement ceremony.