Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences

NFES researcher investigates link between alcohol and cancer-related condition

Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Exercise Science Jennifer Steiner has received a $750,000 grant to explore the link between alcohol and cancer cachexia. A Florida State University researcher is exploring the effects of chronic alcohol consumption on cancer cachexia, a common condition cancer patients suffer from that is characterized by the loss of muscle mass. […]

FSU nutrition researcher receives early career award

Read the original story at news.fsu.edu. A Florida State University researcher has received a prestigious early career award from the American Society for Nutrition. Bradley Gordon, an assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Science, has received the 2019 Vernon R. Young International Award for Amino Acid Research. The award is given […]

15 CHS students inducted into Garnet and Gold Society

View the original article at news.fsu.edu. Florida State University welcomed 314 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society during a special ceremony on April 25, including 15 students from the College of Human Sciences. Since 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society has encouraged student involvement and recognized undergraduate students who excel […]

First student to graduate from NFES combined degree pathway

Matt Lopez was a senior in exercise physiology when the College announced a B.S./M.S. combined degree pathway to start the following year. It might not’ve been planned, but the timing was right and he knew he had the grades to apply. One year (and two degrees) later, Matt will be the first graduate of the […]

Health Professions Learning Community: Senior Spotlight

“The Health Professions Learning Community provided a strong foundation that allowed me to excel in all my endeavors throughout my undergraduate career.” Roei Golan was accepted into the Health Professions Learning Community (HPLC) at Reynolds Hall in 2014 and has excelled as a student at Florida State University ever since. As an alumnus of HPLC, […]

Two CHS faculty receive 2019 FSU Undergraduate Teaching Award

Join us in congratulating Dr. Kristen Greene and Michele Garber as recipients of FSU’s 2019 Undergraduate Teaching Award! Both professors were selected by a committee of faculty and students. The University Teaching Award recognizes teaching excellence as multi-faceted, involving areas such as providing a positive role model to students, imparting a respect for truth and […]

Seven CHS alumni recognized at 2019 ‘Seminole 100’

Florida State University unveiled the 2019 Seminole 100 during a ceremony hosted by the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, the FSU Alumni Association and professional services firm EY on Saturday, March 2. The 2nd Annual Seminole 100 Celebration at University Center Club in Doak Campbell Stadium recognized the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or managed […]

Mentor in the Making: NFES professor is a featured profile in research journal

Mentor in the Making Dr. Michelle Parvatiyar (assistant professor of exercise physiology) knows she wouldn’t be on this path if it weren’t for great mentors, and so she focuses on encouraging the next generation of scientists. Read the full profile here.

uBiome awards grant to study dietary intervention on bone health in men

The original press release can be viewed here. Through its Microbiome Grant Initiative, uBiome, the leader in microbial genomics, has awarded microbiome research support in study design, planning, sample collection, and analysis to researchers at Florida State University led by Ms. Elizabeth Foley, PhD Candidate, to study microbial community structure and bone health in older men […]

Congrats to 9 inductees to FSU’s Garnet and Gold Scholar Society

View the original article at news.fsu.edu Florida State University welcomed 59 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this fall. Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, […]