The School of Nutrition and Food Sciences aims for excellence with comprehensive, integrated, and 21st century education, scholarship, and outreach. Food science professionals train students in the quality, processing, and safety of foods for the multibillion dollar food industry. Nutrition professionals provide training in nutrition science, community nutrition, and clinical nutrition with a focus on improving health and well-being of all citizens and populations.
Scholarly and educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate level integrate the basic and applied sciences with outreach.
The School of Nutrition and Food Sciences fulfills the land grant mission through excellence in teaching, research, and outreach, improving the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities in Louisiana and globally.
Subramaniam “Sathi” Sathivel’s students from the School of Nutrition and Food Sciences (NFS) and Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) have won several awards for presenting papers at the 2015 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) annual meeting in Chicago.
The details of the awards and paper presentations are available on our News page. Join us in congratulating these students! In the last eight years Sathi’s students won 50 awards for presenting papers at international, national, and local scientific meetings.
Matthew Landry Receives 2015 LSU Student Employee of the Year Award. Matt will graduate in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition and food sciences. This is quite an honor. Congratulations to Matt!
Damir Torrico, a Ph.D. student working with Dr. Witoon Prinyawiwatkul, has been selected as the recipient of the LSU Alumni Association International Student Scholarship for 2015. This is a newly established scholarship and Damir is the first recipient!
This scholarship was established to recognize the achievements of outstanding international students in the areas of academics, engagement, leadership, and diversity. Good job Damir, you are very deserving!