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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.

FST Calendar

22Oct2014

Fall All Majors Career Fair Oct. 22, Engineering Fair Oct 23

Attend the Career Fair to meet over 100 employers interested in hiring OSU students and alumni! Bring your best elevator pitch, a few resumes, and look sharp-many companies

03Nov2014

Disposable Electrochemical Microchip for On-Farm Detection of E.coli from Agricultural Water

Fall 2014 Faculty Seminar Schedule, Dept. of Food Science & Technology

Presenter: Fei Hei, Postdoctoral Research Associate

17Nov2014

Update from the Food Innovation Center

Fall 2014 Faculty Seminar Schedule, Dept. of Food Science & Technology

Presenter: Michael Morrissey, Professor and Director FIC

01Dec2014

Nano-cellulose Based InnofreshTM Coatings for Preserving Pre- and Post-harvest Fruit Quality

Fall 2014 Faculty Seminar Schedule, Dept. of Food Science & Technology

Presenter: Yanyun Zhao, Professor

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News and Announcements

A child’s poor decision-making skills can predict later behavior problems, research shows

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Oct 20, 2014
Children who show poor decision-making skills may be more likely to experience difficulties that have the potential to lead to high-risk health behavior in their teen years.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Board hears report on student policies, sexual misconduct, OSU programs

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Oct 20, 2014
The OSU Board of Trustees on Friday heard a report outlining extensive efforts by the university to improve success for students while in school and following graduation.… Read full story.