Faculty Spotlight: Stephanie Smith

We’re excited to feature Assistant Professor Stephanie Smith, a consumer food safety specialist in the School of Food Science. Smith will receive tenure and a promotion to associate professor in July, one of ten faculty members to be promoted this year within WSU’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences. How did you first […]

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WSU hosts regional food science quiz competition

PULLMAN, Wash. – Food science students from several universities put their knowledge to the test over the weekend at Washington State University, which hosted a regional competition in the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) College Bowl. Student teams were quizzed on their knowledge of food science and technology, the history of foods and […]

four members of WSU's College Bowl team seated at a table

WSU Product Development Team places second at IMPA product development competition.

The Food Science Product Development Team earned more honors this year as they placed second place in the Idaho Milk Processors Association (IMPA) Product Development Competition. For the 27th annual IMPA contest, the WSU team submitted their product which they called “MoCheeze”. The product is a potato mochi that is filled with various flavors. The […]

MoCheeze Box

PHOTOS: School of Food Science congratulates graduates

Last week was a bittersweet one for the School of Food Science, as the School said goodbye to all their graduates. The SFS family said goodbye to 21 students. While we will certainly miss all our graduates, we are excited to see all of the things that they will accomplish.

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PHOTOS: Students attend 2023 WSU Food Science Industry Expo

This week, students from Washington State University, Cheney High School, and Shadle Park High School all attended the annual WSU School of Food Science Industry Expo held last week on April 24 and April 25. Throughout this time, students from the four schools were able to meet with members of the Food industry. They networked, […]

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Industry Expert connecting with a WSU student.

Dr. Soo-Yeun Lee to deliver seminar about pursuing an academic career.

The Pullman Korean Presbyterian Church is hosting a seminar on pursuing an academic career and applying for such opportunities to successfully land on a faculty position. This is a part of the Community Giving series of the Pullman Korean Presbyterian Church. This seminar is geared toward any students at any academic levels, who may be […]

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PHOTOS: Food Science students share research at WSU Academic Events

Last week students within the WSU School of Food Science were represented at two separate research showcases. First was the Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA). After that, there was the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) Research Exposition. SFS Students at SURCA Hallie Simpson SFS Students at GPSA Research Exposition Ipek Aktuna […]

Gabriely Maria Soncin Alfaro discussing her research.

Dr. Edwards announces retirement

After over 30 years of working as a Food Scientist at Washington State University’s School of Food Science, Dr. Charles Edwards announced that he will be retiring. Dr. Edwards began his journey to Pullman at his family vineyard in the San Joaquin Valley of California. It was at his family vineyard that he learned hard […]

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PHOTOS: WSU Product Development Team earns second place at ASB Baking Competition

After a lot of hard work developing a baked good for the American Society of Baking (ASB) competition, the Washington State School of Food Science Product Development Team saw their efforts come to fruition when it was announced that they finished second in the competition. The baked good that the team created was a brownie […]

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Josh Bernin, Bryan Pepito Michael, and Elizabeth Nalbandian standing in front of the banner for the event.

2023 School of Food Science T-Shirt Design Contest

Timeline The T-Shirt design contest for the new 2023 SFS T-Shirt will run from March 2nd, 2023, until April 7th. During this time, we are asking students, faculty, and staff within the School of Food Science to submit their designs for a school t-shirt. Submission Location Designs can be submitted here! T-Shirt Design The crimson […]

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