News | Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences

100 Years of Cow to Cone

The 100 year tradition of Aggie Ice Cream made on the USU campus by staff and students of the Food Science program continues today. Our newly renovated ice cream parlor is still a place where young and old can meet to enjoy a cold, sweet taste of history....

Favorite Ice Cream Shops in the West

"Aggie Ice Cream at Utah State University in Logan, Utah, just turned 100! There's almost always a line out the door of the much loved shop. It’s ice cream from cow’s milk, not chemicals, and student researchers have a hand in making it.”

Pioneering New Trails as an Aggie Dietetics Alumna

For Chelsea Norman, a graduate of Utah State University’s coordinated dietetics program, career success has meant traveling an unexpected path from clinical dietetics to medical communications, where she now fills a non-traditional role for a dietitian.

Butler Middle School at Aggie Chocolate

By Sixth graders at Butler Middle School recently got a taste of what it’s like to be Willy Wonka as part of a candy-making contest to bring to life the assigned classroom reading of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”

Aggie Ice Cream to Celebrate Centennial

The year 2022 marks 100 years of business for Utah State University’s Aggie Creamery. To celebrate the centennial, the creamery is hosting a series of events as well as in-store and online monthly giveaways with prizes from local businesses.

Dietetics Faculty Win Regional Awards

USU dietetics faculty members Katie Brown and Lacie Peterson of the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences (NDFS) have been recognized by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Is Dried Fruit Healthy?

It depends. Sometimes. Kinda. Learn what factors nutritionists say you should consider before noshing on a bag of dried apricots.

ROTC and NDFS Collaboration

During the fall 2020 semester, students in Utah State University’s Advanced Dietetics Practicum course taught members of the Army and Air Force Reserve Office Training Corps (ROTC) about the importance of food and nutrition for optimal health and physical...

Balance in the Chaos

We know that a healthy diet is part of the recipe for good health. But how do you put that into daily practice when your life is turned upside down?

Aggies Win Smart Snacks Competition

It's snack time! USU students used their creativity, food science knowledge and a lot of work to win the Institute of Food Technologists Smart Snacks for Kids competition.

USU Students Provide Food to Aid Area Pantries

Students from Utah State University are providing food at the University’s Student Nutrition (SNAC) to individuals and families to aid area food pantries. This included harvesting excess fruit that would otherwise go to waste.