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This is an archive of a weekly e-mail for internal announcements at the UI/WSU School of Food Science. If you are in our program as faculty, staff, or students and are not receiving these announcements as a weekly email, please contact the Food Science office at food.science@wsu.edu

  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Elizabeth Woods for passing her Ph.D. exam! Congratulation to Zachary Cartwright for passing his Ph.D. exam! Congratulations to Jose Orenday for passing…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Greg Moller, he was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors for his work to clean wastewater in Idaho and worldwide! Upcoming…
  • Accomplishments Jillian Nordness and Heidi Holubetz participated in SURCA featuring their current research! Jillian won the Novice Researcher Award in Molecular, Cellular, and Chemical Biology!…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to our College Bowl team (Ivan Pettit, Ivy Kloepfer, Jesse-lee Stangland, and Maribel Bustos) and advisor, Dr. Helen Joyner, for competing this weekend!…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to all of our nominees at CAHNRS Honors! Congratulations to Serena Ranney for winning Aggie of the Year at CAHNRS Honors! Girish Ganjyal…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Girish Ganjyal and Carolyn Ross who received grant funding for research on Fiber and starch polymer interactions and Strategies to Reduce Postharvest…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Girish Ganjyal for receiving tenure and a promotion in the School of Food Science. These achievements will be celebrated at Showcase 2018…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Ewa Pietrysiak for being awarded the Ann Chittenden Holland Master’s Thesis Award for Graduate Student Excellence Scholarship! Upcoming Events and Deadlines All…
  • Upcoming Events and Deadlines UI mid-term grades are due Monday, March 12 – Grading information, tips, etc. can be found here. Apply now to join…
  • Hope everyone is enjoying the 3-day weekend. If you are heading back to Pullman, watch for heavy traffic and changing weather conditions. Find road info,…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Zachary Cartwright for receiving first place for Poster Session: Best Student Presentation at Washington Winegrowers Association 2018 Convention and Trade-show! Congratulations to…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Ewa Pietrysiak for being the recipient of the 2017 Ann Chittenden Holland Master’s Thesis Award for Graduate Student Excellence. Upcoming Events and…
  • Accomplishments Girish Ganjyal and his group’s research on cherries was featured in the Good Fruit Grower! To read the full feature on page 6 >> more here….
  • Upcoming Events and Deadlines UI Faculty, if you are planning on doing any foreign travel from April 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019, contact Mary…
  • Accomplishments Welcome Faith Critzer to the School of Food Science! Faith is our new Associate Professor and Produce Safety Extension Specialist. We sat down with…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Megan Wade for passing her MS defense in Food Science! Upcoming Events and Deadlines Faculty, nominate students for the Graduate School’s Research…
  • Accomplishments Gulhan Unlu was featured in Washington State Magazine (Winter 2017) and discussed how probiotics and LAB work to benefit our health >> more here….
  • There will be no SFS announcements the week of 12/25 – 12/29, have a safe and happy holiday break and we will see you in…
  • Accomplishments Happy retirement to Andrzej Paszczynski! We will all miss you at the School of Food Science, thank you for all of your hard work…
  • Accomplishments Arianne Kreger recently completed an internship in Bali, Indonesia with East Bali Cashews! Read about her internship experience >> more here. Upcoming Events and Deadlines…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Gaurav Dhumal for passing his MS Defense! Congratulations to Xiaofei Sun for passing her PhD Defense! Upcoming Events and Deadlines WSU Global…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Siyuan Wang for passing her PhD Defense! Congratulations to Elizabeth O’Daffer for passing her MS Defense! Congratulations to Michael Taylor for passing…
  • Upcoming Events and Deadlines Please plan to attend Siyuan Wang’s PhD Defense on Monday, November 13 at 10:00 AM in FSHN 104A. Please plan to…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Shima Bibi for passing her PhD Defense in Food Science! Congratulations to Emily Walsh for passing her MS Defense in Food Science!…
  • Upcoming Events and Deadlines There will be two Halloween celebrations for SFS: The SFS Harvest Festival Potluck will be on Monday, October 30, 2017 at…
  • Upcoming Events and Deadlines Faculty, there will be a demonstration of WORQS replacement software from the Provost on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in FSHN T101…
  • Accomplishments Congrats to the Product Development Team for placing 2nd at the AACCI competition with their product Tahili Baklava. Members include Jose Orenday-Ortiz, Itria Ibba,…
  • Welcome Dr. Fang Fang and Dr. Sadeghi (Ali) Rohollah to join the Starch Chemistry Laboratory led by Dr. Amy Lin at the University of Idaho….
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Jim Harbertson, the new Faculty Senator for Entomology and the School of Food Science Units through May 2020! Upcoming Events and Deadlines…
  • Accomplishments John Johnson and Max Kenagy were recipients of the 2017-18 Washington Association for Food Protections (WAFFP)/L.O. Luedecke Scholarship. As part of the scholarship, they…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Sarah Harkins for winning pizza and Jesse Aplin for winning a scholarship at CAHNRS Fall Festival. Upcoming Events and Deadlines School of…
  • Upcoming Events and Deadlines WSU will be playing a (7:30 pm) home football game on Friday, September 9, 2017 against USC.  Because of this game,…
  • Accomplishments Bri Ewing, SFS Food and Fermentation Specialist at WSU Mount Vernon, was featured in WSU News about a beverage made from fermented pears called…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Zachary Cartwright for being featured in the Food Technology IFT17 magazine for receiving top honors in the IFT Thesis Video Competition. Congratulations…
  • Accomplishments  Congratulations to Megan Schumaker for passing her MS defense in Food Science! Congratulations to Yansong Xue for passing his PhD defense in Food Science!…
  • Upcoming Events and Deadlines Please plan to attend Salma Alenezi’s Final Oral Examination for her Master’s (Non-Thesis) Degree on Monday, August 14, 2017, 4:00 PM…
  • Upcoming Events and Deadlines There will be a Beef Tasting Panel in FSHN 146 on August 7-8, 2017. Sampling will begin at 10:30 AM and…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Frank Younce for being highlighted in WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences weekly faculty feature! Upcoming Events and Deadlines…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Zachary Cartwright for receiving 1st place in the IFTSA Thesis Video Competition. Upcoming Events and Deadlines Please plan to attend Maryam Baniasadi’s…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Victoria Minette for receiving 2nd and Emily Walsh for receiving 3rd place at the Sensory & Consumer Sciences Division Oral Competition at…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Bri Ewing for being featured in Cidercraft Magazine. To read the full article >> more here. Upcoming Events and Deadlines Please plan…
  • Accomplishments Congratulations to Shima Bibi for receiving the Dean’s Excellence Graduate Scholarship! Congratulations to Helen Joyner for receiving an award from The Association of Public…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to the graduating class of 2017! Congratulations to Lauren Rooney, Maria Dian Pratiwi Masli, Jie Xu, Bon-Jae Gu, Jackie Lipkowitz, Siyuan Wang, and…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to the graduating class of 2017! Congratulations to Maria Dian Pratiwi Masli for passing her MS in Food Science! Congratulations to Noella Lebow…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Bon-Jae Gu for passing his PhD defense! Upcoming Events and Deadlines Join the UI Sustainability Center to learn how you can get…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Garcia Perez for passing his doctoral defense. Congratulations to Taylor Oswald for passing his master defense. Congratulations to the CPDE team who…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Caroline Merrell for passing her Doctoral Examination in Food Science. Congratulations to the following for being nominated for an award for SFS…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Xiaonan Lu, a WSU Food Science Ph.D. graduate and now assistant professor of Land & Food Systems for being awarded one of…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Cathy Blood, SFS is pleased to recognize Cathy’s employment status change from trial service to permanent effective March 1, 2017 as an…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Katie Waldo, she was recently featured in CAHNRS Coug Connections >> more here. Congratulations to our Food Science College Bowl Team for placing 2nd…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Ryan Kowalski, Bon-Jae Gu, Maria Dian Pratiwi Masli, and Siyuan Wang for receiving 3rd place in the Fiberstar global innovation contest for…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Zachary Cartwright for winning the CAHNRS Three Minute Thesis competition. He will be competing next in the University wide competition. Upcoming Events…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Caroline Merrell whose poster placed third at the Washington Winegrowers Association Poster competition. Her poster was titled “Impact of Berry Maturity and…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Xiaofei Sun whose abstract was selected as a Poster of Distinction by the programing committee of the Gastrointestinal and Liver Section of…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Zachary Cartwright whose presentation titled “Quantification of the Spoilage Yeast, Brettanomyces bruxellensis, in Oak Barrel Staves and Elimination Strategies Using Heat” took…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to the  Food Product Development team, who won the 3rd place prize in the National Fiberstar CitriFi Food Product Development Competition, consisting of…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Bri Ewing, who has accepted the position of Clinical Faculty in Fermentation Science. Ewing will hold the first Food Science position located…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Charles Edwards, Barbara Rasco, Brennan Smith and Gulhan Unlu for being featured in Food Technology magazine about the Fermentation program. Upcoming Events…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Arianne Kreger for being selected for industry sponsorship in Chicago at the annual AFA Food Institute. Upcoming Events and Deadlines The University…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Ben Bernard who passed his oral preliminary examination for the degree of Doctor of Physiology (FS) this Monday December 5th. His research…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Stephanie Smith on receiving a grant for working with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) related food safety education and outreach for…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Christopher Jenkins for passing his MS in Food Science defense! Upcoming Events and Deadlines A message from Dean Mittlehammer: With the Thanksgiving…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to the SFS Department, hope you all have safe travels and enjoy this well deserved break!  Upcoming Events and Deadlines The School of…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to the following students who were accepted to begin their graduate programs in Spring 2017: Kristen Sparkman,  Hatouf Alnoumani, and Garrett Lattanzio. Upcoming…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to the School of Food Science Department for a successful barbeque on the donated smoker from Enviro-Pak >> more here. Dont forget to “like”…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Jessica Murray, Noelle Lebow and Michael Taylor for receiving 1st place in the 2016 AACCI Product Development Competition for their product “Quinoatas”!…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to professor Charles Edwards who was recently featured in The State of the Art magazine. Congratulations to professor Girish Ganjyal who was recently…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Hannah Damiano for passing her defense. Her thesis is titled “The impact of sodium reduction and replacement on cottage cheese cream dressing…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Dojin Ryu, who was appointed the membership position of FDA’s Food Advisory Committee! Congratulations to the following students for receiving  awards at…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Dr. Girish Ganjyal who was recently certified as the Trainer of Trainers (ToT) by the FSPCA.  At this time there are only…
  • Upcoming Events and Deadlines The Office of Research Advancement and Partnerships invites you to attend one of their weekly information sessions for proposal development. Meetings…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Zachary Cartwright for the following: Awarded the highest general graduate scholarship offered by Feeding Tomorrow and for being featured in the August…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to WSU, who ranked number 4 nationally on its list of “50 Colleges that Add the Most Value”. Upcoming Events and Deadlines Join…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Megan Wade who has been awarded the following scholarships: Maughan, H. Delight and Orlo H. Scholarship, Viticulture and Enology Scholarship, Walter J….
  • Congratulations Congratulations to John Johnson for being awared the Clare E. DeHaven Scholarship from the National association of College and University Food Services, one of…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Nicolas Hogrefe von Cosmos for passing  his Masters of Science defense. John Johnson, of Food sciences from Pullman, Washington, has been awared…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Daniel Dycus for passing his Masters of Science defense. Congratulations to Kenny McMahon for passing his PhD defense. Congratulations to Janna Verburg-Hamlett…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to Indira Priyadarsini Mohanty who passed her MS in Food Science and will be graduating this semester. Congratulations to Alex Meldrum for being…
  • Congratulations Congratulations to following graduate students who passed their MS in Food Science defenses and will be graduating this semester: Nicole Aluwi, Chongjun Li, and…