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Food Science Institute

216 Call Hall
1530 Mid-Campus Drive North
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-4057
785-532-5861 fax
foodsci@ksu.edu

Welcome to the Kansas State University Food Science Institute!

The Food Science Institute (FSI) was established in 2001 to integrate the expertise in food science across K-State. FSI facilitates the undergraduate, graduate, and online education programs and provides both research and technical assistance for the food industries. Approximately, 47 nationally and internationally recognized faculty from five colleges and 11 departments serve as teachers, mentors, researchers, and extension specialists in the following areas: food chemistry, food microbiology, food safety, veterinary medicine, cereal science, dairy science, meat science, food service, sensory analysis, food engineering, human nutrition, and product development. We look forward to assisting you in the area of food science.

What's New

New Director of Food Science Institute named

Interim Dean Ernie Minton is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeanette Thurston was offered and has accepted the position of Director for the Food Science Institute effective June 17, 2019. There were three outstanding candidates for the position and it was a difficult decision. Thank you to Dr. Randy Phebus for his willingness to be considered for the position and also for his leadership of the Institute during the interim period and continuing until Dr. Thurston's arrival. Please join us in welcoming Jeanette to this position!


Professor and Head - Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, Kansas State University

Kansas State University seeks nominations and applications for the position of Head, Department of Animal Sciences and Industry. This is a 12-month position with competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate must have credentials for appointment as a tenured, full professor. Position available June 1, 2019, or later as negotiated.

Review of applications begins February 15, 2019, and continues until position is filled.

Full position description

Application


 

Agri-Industry Career Fair

Meet with employers from a wide range of agricultural-related industries and learn about available full-time job and internship opportunities. See the K-State Career Fairs website for more information.

Wednesday, January 30
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
K-State Student Union Ballroom

 

Cargill Global Scholars program

Cargill offers a distinctive scholarship and leadership program for freshmen and sophomores. See the Cargill Global Scholars Program website for more information and application. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2019.

A student information session will be held:

Thursday, January 31
6:30-7:30 pm
Berney Family Welcome Center, Davis Theatre

 

 

 

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Support FSI Student Scholarships!

Food Science ApparelLooking for some new purple clothing? Now is your chance to buy items with the FSI logo and also support FSI students! A portion of the proceeds from every item you purchase will go towards scholarships.

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