Two student teams representing Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences placed high in recent national food product competitions.
Cara Boothroyd, a native of Endwell, New York, has been named 2016 Outstanding Senior by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. She was also chosen as the student marshal for the college's spring commencement ceremony, which takes place at 3:30 p.m., May 8, at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus
A food science doctoral student in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences recently earned two honors, receiving a fellowship from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fund her research and winning an award for teaching excellence from the University.
Most people get to tour a brewery only once or twice in their lives. Fall 2015 graduate Andrew Glass goes to a brewery most days — brewing beer is his livelihood. The Reading native scored his dream job as a brewing supervisor for the Samuel Adams Pennsylvania Brewery in Breinigsville, which is one of the biggest craft breweries in the United States.
As happens with many Penn State students, an internship led to a good job for John-Claude Lacroix. The recent Food Science graduate was hired by Stauffer's — maker of cookies and crackers — after he interned with the York, Pennsylvania, company during his sophomore and junior years.
Two award-winning products developed by food science students in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences will be served to hundreds of guests at University President Eric Barron's tailgate before the Nittany Lions' football game Oct. 31.
The College of Agricultural Sciences’ Ag Career Day, set for Oct. 20 at the Bryce Jordan Center, is a great opportunity for students to interact and meet future employers. For recent graduate Anh Tran, attending last year’s event led to a full-time job with the largest single-location mushroom farm in the world — Giorgi Mushroom Company.
From attending interesting meetings to writing company newsletters to approving product sales, Paige Smoyer found that working as a food safety intern was a fast-paced and intriguing experience.
A doctoral degree candidate in the College of Agricultural Sciences recently received a National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health to fund her innovative dissertation research.desensitization in humans."
The financial impact of a food product developed by a team of Penn State food science students will have a much longer shelf life than the product itself, thanks to an anonymous investor who bought the rights to potentially produce it. An unnamed large company purchased the idea -- called Mooofins -- for $25,000, and the funding will be used to establish the Program Support Endowment for Food Science Students.
Catherine Shehan, a graduate student in Penn State's Department of Food Science, will present her research on the ways parents influence children’s eating behaviors, at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior on Aug. 2 in Seattle, Wash. The study addresses how the amount of time parents spend on food preparation at home influences children’s food intake decisions made in the laboratory without parental supervision.
A student team representing the Food Science Department in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences recently took first place in the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association College Bowl.
A student team representing the Food Science Department in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences recently took first place in the Institute of Food Technologists North Atlantic Region Student Association College Bowl competition.
Are you looking for a bit more dairy in your day? Consider adding a Mooofin to your meal. The Penn State Bakery is producing the student-created Mooofins for a special evening event in two of the dining commons in late April.
Senior Maggie Harding has been selected as the recipient of the Elite 89 award for the 2013 NCAA DI Women’s Volleyball Championship. Harding has now earned the prestigious honor for the second time in her career, having won the award in 2012.
A student team from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences recently finished fifth overall in the Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest. The team placed third in the cottage cheese competition, fourth in butter, fourth in milk and fourth in ice cream.
A new scholarship created by an alumnus of Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences and his wife is benefiting students in the college with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to those majoring in Food Science.
A doctoral degree candidate in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has received a scholarship to present her sensory science research at a conference in Brazil.
The Penn State Product Development team, a group of students in the food science department, recently was named one of three finalists in the Dairy Research Institute New Product Competition.
A four-student team representing Penn State's Food Science Club recently placed third out of 10 finalists in the 2013 Research Chefs Association Student Culinology Competition in Charlotte, N.C.