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Assistant Professor Invited to Attend NIH Workshop on Branched-Chain Amino Acid Metabolism

Friday, May 26, 2017

Jamie I. Baum, an assistant professor of nutrition in the Department of Food Science, will join key scientists at a workshop identifying research opportunities and gaps.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Food & Nutrition Health Research & Innovation Food Science

'Fay Food Forest' Interdisciplinary Competition Produces Three Winning Teams, Projects

Friday, May 05, 2017

The Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design started this spring semester with a design competition intended to generate ideas focused on food systems.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Design Food & Nutrition Research & Innovation Landscape Architecture

Sophomore Laura Wasson Wins Social Innovation Hub's Inaugural Competition

Friday, April 28, 2017

Sophomore Laura Wasson won the first-ever Design Solution Challenge, which rewards innovative business-based solutions to challenges organizations face.

Walton College of Business Awards Economic Development Food & Nutrition Research & Innovation

Ungar's New Book, 'Evolution's Bite,' to Be Released in May by Princeton Press

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Renowned anthropologist Peter Ungar’s latest book follows dietary clues from fossil teeth to trace the impact of diet on human evolution.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Food & Nutrition Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Social Sciences Anthropology

Najjar Represents U of A in Regional Three Minute Thesis Competition

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Jade Najjar, a master's degree student in Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences' plant pathology program, recently represented the U of A in the regional Three Minute Thesis competition.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Food & Nutrition Points of Pride Research & Innovation Plant Pathology

Food Science Doctoral Student Mayfield Wins 2017 AOCS Analytical Award

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Sarah Mayfield, a doctoral student in food science, has won the 2017 AOCS Analytical Division Student Award from the American Oil Chemists' Society.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Food & Nutrition Research & Innovation Food Science

Human Nutrition Faculty Offer Tips to Reduce Sugar, Sodium and Solid Fats

Friday, March 31, 2017

March is National Nutrition Month, and U of A human nutrition faculty suggest diet changes that may reduce chances for heart disease.

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Human Nutrition Faculty Offer Advice on Understanding Food Labels

Thursday, March 23, 2017

March is National Nutrition Month, and U of A human nutrition faculty explain changes and information included on revised food labels.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Education Food & Nutrition Health Human Environment Outreach

National Nutrition Month Tips for Healthy Eating

Friday, March 17, 2017

March is National Nutrition Month, and U of A human nutrition faculty say a variety of healthy foods provide different benefits.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Food & Nutrition Health Human Environment

More Than 60 Agencies to Benefit From 40,000-Pound Protein Donation

Friday, March 10, 2017

Lift Up America and the University of Arkansas will team up with Tyson Foods to help bring the gift of food to the area's less fortunate.

Food & Nutrition Giving Intercollegiate Athletics
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