Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Technology

The Department of Food Science and Technology at Oregon State University is one of the nation’s oldest establishedFST Cherry logo with phrase Taste Your Success! programs. With world-class faculty, research and facilities, we prepare students to be industry leaders.

Our department is a key player in OSU’s drive to build healthy communities, a sustainable planet and a thriving economy.

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Learn how to grow your own plant using reusable materials! Growing Food Security is working to grow a sustainable and equitable food system together.

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National Get Outdoors Day

The third annual National Get Outdoors Day event will be held on Saturday May 30th, 2015 from 10:00am-3:00pm at Peavy Arboretum.  This free event is hosted by OSU

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News and Announcements

OSU to host Marine Science Day at Hatfield Marine Science Center

Apr 1, 2015
OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center will hold its annual Marine Science Day on Saturday, April 11, commemorating the facility's 50th anniversary.… Read full story.
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Exercise largely absent from U.S. medical school curriculum, study shows

Mar 31, 2015
Fewer than half of the physicians trained in the United States in 2013 received formal education or training on the subject, according to new research from OSU.… Read full story.