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
News and Events
Join Paulette Goddard Professor and Professor Emerita Marion Nestle as she discusses her most recent book, "Let's Ask Marion: What You Need to Know About the Politics of Food, Nutrition, and Health."
New Cookbook from Nutrition and Art Therapy Students Encourages Families to Get Creative in the Kitchen
"Creative Kitchen," a joint project created by Art Therapy and Nutrition and Dietetics students, combines healthy, low-cost recipes with arts-based activities to bring families together during this time of crisis.
While not physically in Italy, students taking “International Study in Food, Culture, and Nutrition” spent three weeks exploring Italian food and nutrition from historical, political, agricultural, culinary, and cultural perspectives through interactive sessions.