The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Michigan State University offers nationally recognized academic programs, research and community outreach. Our department is home to nearly 40 faculty, 40+ graduate students and over 500 undergraduate students.
We work to solve contemporary issues in food production, quality and safety, nutrient function and health and chronic disease prevention.
There are also many interdisciplinary opportunities across the the Department of Food Science and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Published on December 5, 2019
In remote areas with low literacy rates, showing animated videos in the local language demonstrating agricultural techniques results in high retention and adoption rates of those techniques, found researchers from Michigan State University.
Published on October 28, 2019
Michigan State University alumna Stella H. Cash received the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2019 Marjorie Hulsizer Copher Award on Oct. 26.
February 12, 2020 4:00PM - 6:00PM MSU Union, 2nd Floor Ballroom
Marathon of Majors offers an opportunity to explore different majors, as well as connect with academic and career advisors, college representatives, campus resources and community partners.
March 3, 2020 - March 6, 2020 Michigan State University, Erickson Hall 226 & 228, 620 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824
The Better Process Control School (BPCS) certifies supervisors of thermal processing systems, acidification and container closure evaluation programs for low-acid and acidified canned foods.
March 11, 2020 3:00PM - 6:00PM Spartan Stadium, Huntington Club
This is MSU’s largest spring semester career event representing all majors. Sponsored by Auto-Owners Insurance, this two-day event includes internship, summer job and full-time career opportunities for students.