Did you know that bread is the most wasted food product? Introducing ReToast, an award-winning snack created by University of Minnesota students Radhika Bharathi, Sonali Raghunath, Steven Cak, and Brigitta Yaputri, on a mission to tackle food waste.
If you ask Professor Jerry Cohen, PhD,—a distinguished professor in the Department of Horticultural Science and CFANS donor—why he gives, he'll simply tell you that he was hired into a tradition of generosity. Though he remains humble about it, Professor Cohen’s giving to CFANS speaks volumes.
This year’s theme for Giving Thanks for Scholarships was “Heart to Heart: Celebrating Hope and Resilience,” and featured virtual remarks from students, a scholarship donor and CFANS Dean Brian Buhr.
This year, contributions to CFANS for Give to the Max Day on November 19 will go to the CFANS Student Emergency Fund, ensuring the CFANS community can continue to support students during difficult times. Meet a few of the students who’ve graciously shared stories of how the fund made a difference for them.
Congratulations to CFANS student Jennifer Nicklay who recently received the Louise Dosdall Fellowship, which supports women graduate students in any field of the natural or physical sciences who show exceptional promise for a successful career in research.
This fund honors George Perry Floyd Jr. and will support undergraduate students whose identities are underrepresented at the University of Minnesota, or undergraduate students whose studies focus on racial and social justice. Eligible undergraduate students from all campuses in the University of Minnesota system are encouraged to apply.
It was a 10-person lunch meeting without a table, plates, or even food — but thanks to the excellent company, the event was nourishing, satisfying and deeply meaningful for everyone involved. Read more about how CFANS adapts and celebrates scholarships with virtual meetings between donors and student recipients.
If you like riddles, here’s one to ruminate on – What dual-flow device uses a dozen fermenters, runs on 48 liters of saliva daily and is completely computer automated? Need a hint? Look no further than the scientific studies and work of Haley Larson, a senior research scientist in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business and CFANS animal science graduate, PhD ‘18, BS ‘14.
(Austin Daily Herald) The Hormel Institute; Regent Mary Davenport; Chris Cramer, vice president for research in OVPR; and CFANS Dean Brian Buhr are mentioned.
The third cohort of the Land-Grant Legacy Scholars (LGLS) Program started the academic year at the University of Minnesota, embarking on their studies in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS).