Barry Halliwell, a senior adviser to the president, will present the Healthy Lion Award Seminar, co-sponsored by Penn State's Center of Excellence for Plant and Mushroom Foods for Health and the Department of Food Science.
John Coupland, professor of food science in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, on Sept. 1 began a one-year term as president of the Institute of Food Technologists, a nonprofit scientific society committed to advancing the science of food and its application across the global food system.
Sponsored by the Food Science Club, the Food Industry Group (FIG), and the Department, the tailgate is a fun event held prior to the October 1 game against Minnesota (kickoff@3:30 PM). It's a great opportunity to reconnect with alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students while learning what’s new on campus and in the department. Tailgate proceeds support the Food Science Club. Register today!
Chocolate chirpies. Cricket cookies. Super-insect trail mix. Tune up your taste buds for these treats and more at Penn State's 2016 Great Insect Fair, set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Snider Agricultural Arena at University Park.
Two student teams representing Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences placed high in recent national food product competitions.
Farmstead and artisan dairy processors and others interested in cheese are invited to take a short course presented by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences in which they can learn about the ingredients and processes used to make specialty cheese.
For the fourth year in a row, the Office of Multicultural Affairs in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has partnered with Upward Bound Math and Science to create the College of Ag Sciences Summer Experience, or CASSE. Over six weeks in June and July, groups of Pennsylvania high schoolers worked on a research project developed by faculty and graduate students, studying how to make a healthier chocolate bar that is still palatable to potential customers.
Penn State's Berkey Creamery will celebrate National Ice Cream Day, which falls on Sunday, July 17 -- the last day of this year's Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts -- held annually in downtown State College and on the University Park campus.