Monday, January 31, 2011

Food Labeling: Where Science, Health, and Policy Meet

On February 9, Barbara Schneeman,Ph.D. Director, Office of Nutrition, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements, CFSAN-FDA, will present the lecture, "Food Labeling: Where Science, Health, and Policy Meet." The location is 105 East Fee Hall, Michigan State University. The time is 4:00 pm.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

AFDO Scholarship Awards

The following qualifications have been established for the award recipients: The recipients should have demonstrated a desire to serve in a career of research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to some aspect of food, drugs, or consumer product safety; should have demonstrated leadership capabilities; and must have at least a 3.0 grade average during the first two years of undergraduate study on a scale of 4.0.

To apply, in addition to completing an application, an official and complete college transcript must be submitted along with letters of recommendation from two faculty members.  It is necessary to use the official AFDO Scholarship Award application. This form is available on AFDO's Scholarship Award Web page.

The applications must be returned to the Awards Chair by February 1, 2011, to be considered.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Foodie Movies in the Middle” film series

What: An MSU film series all about FOOD!  

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 noon – 12:45 pm, January-April (between the 2 sections of HNF150).  A tentative schedule, which will be updated, is listed below.

Where: 1281 Anthony Hall

Jan 18 (T): Super Size Me (first half)
Jan 20 (Th): Super Size Me (second half)

Jan 25 (T):  King Corn (first half)
Jan 27 (Th): King Corn (second half)

Feb 1 (T): Asparagus – Stalking the American Life (first half)
Feb 3 (Th): Asparagus – Stalking the American Life (second half) &
    What will we Eat: The Search for Healthy Local Food 

Feb 8: NO FILM
This series is free and open to the MSU community. 
(Future dates will be posted)

Friday, January 14, 2011

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Michigan Sea Grant Fellowships

Applicants for three fellowship programs are being accepted from graduate students with a wide range of backgrounds (science, policy, law) and strong interest in Great Lakes, coastal or marine issues. The deadline is February 1, 2011. Web Site:

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