The Department of Nutrition and Food Studies recognizes the fundamental importance of food and nutrition to human well-being and pleasure. Our students gain practical expertise through innovative coursework that addresses 21st-century needs and developments by drawing on the connections between what we consume and how we live. Graduates are prepared for diverse careers in non-profits, academia, and business.
Learn more about our undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree programs in Nutrition and Dietetics and Food Studies.
Degrees within the Nutrition and Dietetics program combine basic science, nutritional science, food science, and research to prepare you for many career paths.
The Food Studies program explores the cultural, historical, and sociological aspects of food and food systems.
Learn more about the two labs that are a part of the Nutrition and Food Studies Department — the Food Lab and the Urban Farm Lab. As our student, you'll have hands-on opportunities to experience food and nutrition at all stages of food production and preparation.Explore Our Labs
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Join this panel discussion about the purpose and process of building community archives that center food and foodways developed and moderated by Food Studies master's student Malia Guyer-Stevens.
Faculty will support the development of interdisciplinary research and educational initiatives to improve the health and well-being of the oldest segment of our human population.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at Professor of Food Studies Fabio Parasecoli's course entitled Food in the Arts: Design, where students consider how design influences the food system.