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Daniel Vega Receives National Scholarship
Daniel Vega, has won a national scholarship through the Peanut Proud non-profit organization. This is a $2,000 scholarship, plus coverage of all expenses to attend the International Association for Food Protection annual conference. His research has been to validate the effectiveness of commercial baking processes to control foodborne pathogens in bakery products containing peanut butter. This research has been conducted in collaboration with AIB International.
Francisco Najar-Villarreal Named Outstanding Graduate in Food Science
Francisco Najar-Villarreal is the winner of the Food Science Institute’s (FSI) Outstanding Food Science Graduate Award for 2021, an award sponsored by the National Beef Packing Company. Francisco was selected as the 2021 FSI Outstanding Food Science Graduate student because of his impactful research activities focused on improving meat quality and safety, reducing food waste, and translating his research findings for those who can put them into practice. We know that Francisco will continue to have a significant impact on the food industry and wish him the very best! Congratulations!
College of Agriculture New Graduate Awards Ceremony
The Kansas State University College of Agriculture recognizes the following students and their academic acheivments. We are so proud of our Food Science students and wish them well in the next chapter of their lives!
Sami Fischer Named Outstanding Senior in Food Science!