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 May 11, 2021
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources recognizes diversity, equity and inclusion efforts by departments and units during the 2019-2020 academic year through a new badge ranking.
Published on May 4, 2021
Lichchavi Dan Rajasinghe, a postdoctoral researcher in the MSU Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, has received multiple accolades for identifying a safe, effective way to treat lupus.
Published on April 21, 2021
Comstock, an assistant professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, is one of two university-wide recipients of the student-nominated award.
Published on April 19, 2021
Leslie Bourquin, Ph.D., has been named chairperson for the MSU Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, effective May 1.
Published on February 16, 2021
Gale Strasburg, Ph.D., will receive the 2021 CANR Distinguished Faculty Award during ANR Month.
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