FScN 50th Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, September 29, 2022
Campus Club, Coffman Memorial Union

We're celebrating 50 incredible years of the Department of Food Science and Nutrition!

Join us for Homecoming Week 2022 and for the chance to reconnect with old friends. Check out all the other great events going on, including the CFANS Sampler, the Homecoming Parade, and the Homecoming football game! And you won't want to miss out on the French Vanilla-Raspberry Ripple-Nutty Fudge 'Gopher Gold Anniversary Edition' ice cream, being made in our very own pilot plant

Innumerable accomplishments and contributions to the fields of food and health have made FScN an internationally recognized institution known for revolutionizing the study of nutrition and food. In celebration of this 50 Year Anniversary, we will be commemorating the work that put us at the forefront of transformational research and community impact these past decades. Moreover, we are taking this opportunity to look toward the Future of Food and Nutrition that lies on the ever changing horizon. Learn more about the event agenda and the history of FScN below:


2 - 2:30 PM  Welcome and Department Update - Job Ubbink, Dept. Head
2:30 - 3:15 PM  Invited Alumni Speakers: Mary Wagner, Bill Lendway, Tamara Schryver

3:15 - 4 PM Speaker Q&A Panel - Panel Moderator: George Annor
4 - 5 PM Research Update Poster Session

5 - 8 PM Reception & Social - Campus Club West Wing

Invited Alumni Speakers:

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Mary Wagner

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Tamara Schryver

Tamara Schryver

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Bill Lendway

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History of the Department

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