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Food Science News

UMass Food Science students designed new ice cream flavors for the local dairy producer, Maple Valley Creamery. The full story is found here.

UMass Amherst logo  USDA National Needs Masters & Doctoral Fellowships available for Fall 2017!

Positions available:

- 1 Masters Degree, Food Science with a focus in produce safety

- 1 PhD Degree, Food Science with a focus in photodynamic processing for produce

UMass is a collaborating partner to establish a Northeast Regional Center for Food Safety, Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance.

UMass recently was awarded a USDA NIFA grant titled, "Improving Produce Safety through Graduate Education to Integrate Research and Industrial Practice".

UMass Food Science students helped to teach 4H Summer of Science campers about the science of food using the UMass Pilot Plant in Chenoweth Laboratory.

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The Umass Food Science Department hosted a Food Emulsions Short Course in the Campus Center in May for over 65 particpants.

Interested in knowing which Food Science team one the Maple Valley Ice Cream Product Development Competition? Click here:

The Umass News has recently posted a video featuring the UMass students helping to develop a new ice cream flavor for the Hadley based dairy processor, Maple Valley. To view the video, go to: The Food Science video

Food Science - Food Quest

Science Quest is hosted by the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing for high school students in grades 10-12 from across the Northeast and beyond to visit campus to engage in exciting hands-on science activities, demonstrations, and guided lab tour.