Iowa State University to offer master’s degree for dietitians

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A new master’s degree at Iowa State University will allow registered dietitians to earn their graduate degrees ahead of the national deadline of Jan. 1, 2024, while advancing their knowledge and competitiveness in the field.

Students place first in flexible packaging contest

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Emily Hurban, graduate student in food science and human nutrition, and Autumn Rudlong, senior in food science, won first place honors in the Flexible Packaging Association 2018 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge for their Wine-O Gelatin Shots.

FSHN alumna headed to the Peace Corps

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Rachel Dalton, 2017 dietetics graduate and current dietetic intern, has always had a passion for nutrition, science and helping others. Those three passions led her to apply and be accepted into the Peace Corps.

Students to present potential solution to food waste at competition

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Samuel Kiprotich, food science and human nutrition graduate student, is a member of a team of three Iowa State University students recently selected as a semifinalist in the 2018 Food Solutions Challenge.

FSHN students among undergraduates to present research at national conference

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Ben Dralle and Autumn Rudlong are two of the 51 students from Iowa State who will present their research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR 2018), April 4 to 7 at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Human scientists among undergraduates to present research at national conference

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Two College of Human Sciences undergraduates are among 51 from Iowa State who will present their research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 4 to 7 in Oklahoma.

Dietetic intern works to increase consumption of school-provided breakfast

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Hannah Overman, a student in Iowa State’s Dietetic Internship Program, spent several weeks working with the Tukwila School District in Tukwila, Wash., to increase the number of students who eat breakfast the school provides.

Discovering how much low-socioeconomic women know about beans

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Assistant Professor Donna Winham and graduate student Shelly Palmer surveyed a group of low-socioeconomic Iowa women regarding their knowledge of beans. They determined many do not know the health benefits of beans and are hoping to develop nutrition education modules to overcome that.

FSHN faculty, staff to receive ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences awards

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Three FSHN employees will receive awards from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences during a ceremony March 8.