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 17, 2020
Wu receives honor granted to top 1% of Society for Risk Analysis members for her achievements in risk analysis and science policy, and service to the organization
MSU researchers examine how people reinvent techniques they have learned through educational animations
Published on October 7, 2020
Animated SAWBO videos produce desired results even when users slightly deviated from processes
Published on September 23, 2020
‘The cows still have to be milked’ – Doug Buhler, MSU AgBioResearch
Published on September 22, 2020
A team of scientists led by MSU researcher Rita Strakovsky has been awarded a five-year, $2.1 million NIH grant to study the long-term effects of phthalate exposure on mothers four to seven years after giving birth.
Published on July 29, 2020
Gale Strasburg, professor in the Michigan State University Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, will examine how temperature affects meat quality with $500K USDA NIFA grant
March 9, 2021 4:30PM – 5:30PM Online
Socioeconomic Equity in Higher Education During the Time of COVID-19: A Conversation with Dr. Anthony Jack
March 17, 2021 3:00PM – 4:00PM Zoom
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