Heidi Wengreen Reflects on the Path to Her Passion and Professorship
Dietetics Professor Heidi Wengreen starts each semester of the Science and Application of Human Nutrition class by telling students in that large, general education course that she “Bleeds Aggie Blue.”
From a New Zealand Hostel to USU’s Creamery and a Food Science Win
The IMPA’s annual competition requires developing a product that contains at least 51 percent dairy. The USU team he led worked with a substance called whey phospholipid protein concentrate.
USU Food Science Students Create Recipe for Success
Earning a top spot in a national food science competition takes more than proving yourself as a chef, according to Vidita Deshpande, a PhD candidate studying food science at Utah State University.
Meet Launa Julander, New CAAS Advisor
Launa Julander is the new academic advisor in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences for students in Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences and interdisciplinary studies.
USU Nutrition Students Visit Greece, Learn Healthy Lifestyles Practices
The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest in the world, and a group of Utah State University dietetics students recently visited the Greek island of Crete to learn the more about this healthy way of living.
USU Students Reach Out to Retirement Community
Twelve Utah State University dietetic students created and implemented a health and wellness program at a Logan retirement center for their capstone projects. Students visited their “grandfriends” at the Williamsburg Retirement Community and taught topics...
FINALLY, A GAME CHILDREN CAN PLAY WITH THEIR FOOD
If a new game developed at Utah State University achieves its creators’ goals, parents in some Cache Valley communities may find their children requesting more fruits and vegetables at meal and snack times.
USU CAAS DEAN’S SEMINAR TO COVER ECONOMICS AND NUTRITION
George Davis, professor at Virginia Tech, will speak about how people make choices regarding food for the College of Agriculture and Applied Science’s Dean Seminar. The lecture, titled What are You Thinking? Cognitive Load and Neuroeconomics Insights for...
NEW FUELING STATION GIVES NUTRITION STUDENTS HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE
The Aggie Fueling Station was created by representatives from the nutrition program and athletics, who had a goal of working together to provide athletes with the food they need to complement the physical demands of training and nutrition and dietetic stu...
Hemp Research Underway at Utah State University
Scientists at Utah State University are studying various growing practices to optimize the yield and quality of hemp for botanical medicines.
Hauling Your Food & Building Your Roads
According to the American Trucking Associations, companies currently need about 60,000 drivers, a number that could top 100,000 in just a few years.
Aggie Chocolate Factory: From Bean to Bar
The Aggie Chocolate Factory opened its doors to the public on November 16, 2018, welcoming a long line of chocolate lovers and foodies who came to taste the factory’s first collection of treats. The factory processes chocolate from bean to bar (and bean t...
Aggie Creamery Churns Up USU-Themed Flavors
The Aggie Creamery offers 27 different ice cream flavors at any given time, but the Utah State University themed flavors are always the big stars. Aggie fans travel from far and near to get their Aggie Blue Mint or Aggie Bull Tracks fix. Who came up with ...