Department of Food Science and Nutrition

Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota. Home to world-class researchers and educators, we are Driven to Discover™ the ways food impacts health and society.

New Faculty Positions

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Applications are now open for 3 of our new faculty positions!

Instructor Position

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We are in search of a Food and Culinary Science instructor for the upcoming '22-'23 academic year

Salesroom Reopened

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Our famous Meat and Dairy Salesroom is back open every Wednesday 2-5 PM, first floor of ABLMS. (Masks Required)

Upcoming Events

  • FScN 50th Anniversary

    September 29th, 2022

    Save the date! Celebrate the history of FScN and reconnect with old friends and colleagues on September 29th, 2022


  • FScN Members Honored by CFANS

    April 1, 2022

    Multiple FScN students, alumni, and faculty recognized as part of '50 CFANS Hunger Fighters'

  • Nutrition Alum Feature

    March 17, 2022

    Meet Ashley Oswald, dietitian and business owner in the Twin Cities

  • Faculty Applications Open

    January 24, 2022

    We are now accepting applications for 3 of our open faculty positions: Dairy Fractionation & Separation Science, Analytical & Food Chemistry, and Clinical Nutrition