A ‘Spark’ for Nutrition Science
Just as she discovered nutrition science as an undergraduate at NC State, Natalie Cooke helps ignite students’ interest in the discipline.
Food Science Focus In New Scholars Program
Eight students from seven different universities gain unique hands-on experience at NC State as part of the Food Science Education and Extension Summer Scholars Program.
Introducing the NC Food Innovation Lab
The North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center, a soon-to-be hub for plant-based food science and manufacturing advancement, is undergoing some change. For starters, a new name: the North Carolina Food Innovation Lab.
Student Spotlight: An Enriching Step on the Path to Dental School
A master of nutrition student in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, Amelia Wilson visits a local Head Start center to educate children and their parents about dental health. It’s all part of her goal to become a dentist.
Aimutis Tapped to Lead N.C. Food Processing Innovation Center
An R&D expert with more than 30 years of experience in corporate and academic settings, Bill Aimutis has been named director of the North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center (FPIC), a one-of-a-kind enterprise housed in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
“The Future of Dairy Education”: CALS Celebrates New Museum, Education Center and Creamery
The new Randleigh Dairy Heritage Museum will give visitors the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a dairy farm and learn about the importance of the dairy industry in North Carolina, the history of Jersey cows and more.
Dining Diplomats Promote Health and Wellness on Campus
Eating nutritious meals on a college campus is no small feat. Enter Dining Diplomats, an innovative student-led program that educates NC State students on health and wellness.
Student Spotlight: From Ballet to Bioprocessing
After a 20-year career in ballet, Elice Kitchen-McKinley hung up her pointe shoes to embark on a new journey at NC State — a career in bioprocessing science.
Outstanding December Graduate: Olivia Chadwick
Olivia Chadwick plans to pursue a career in nutrition or continue her education toward a master’s degree. But she also enjoys exploring her creative side through writing and photography – and embraces any opportunity to share her message of healthful eating with others.
A Lasting Legacy: Probiotics Pioneer Todd Klaenhammer Retires
If you’ve ever enjoyed a cup of yogurt, you’ve consumed millions of bacteria that are good for you. And Dr. Todd Klaenhammer’s fingerprint is all over them.