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Food Science at the University of Arkansas is ranked 2nd out of 53 programs in the nation for Scholarly Research in 2017 and 2016.  Some of our project-based courses are Food chemistry, Food Safety and microbiology, Food engineering, Food Analysis, Food Sensory and Nutrition Science.

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Food Science Alumni Utkarsh Shah is using his Ph.D. at the Hershey Company.

Food Science graduate Utkarsh Shah was recently featured in the annual Bumpers College Alumni publication, The Graduate. Shah's profile covers how his Food Science degree prepared him to work at The Hershey Company.

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Student research selected as Cereal Grains Association June Editor's Pick

Food Science students Rebecca Bruce and Sammy Sadaka's research article "Physicochemical and functional properties of medium-sized broken rice kernels and their potential in instant rice production," was selected as the Editor's pick for the June edition of the Cereal Chemistry publication.

Faculty Member selected as International Academy of Food Science and Technology Fellow

Dr. Navam Hettiarachchy, University Professor, was elected as a IAFoST 2020 Fellow. Those elected have been acknowledged by theior peers as outstanding representatives of international food science and technology. Congratulations, Dr. Hettiarachchy!

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