Packaging Science Food Science

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close up of pizza, momma mary's pizza logo, clemson univerisyts food science program's industry collaboraiton

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cu checf, chef in a cooking lab teaching members of the community

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The Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences (FNPS) manages two undergraduate degrees, one in Food Science and one in Packaging Science, and three graduate programs: M.S. in Food, Nutrition and Culinary Sciences (thesis and non-thesis), M.S. in Packaging Science and Ph.D. in Food Technology. FNPS is dedicated to the continuing development and practice of creative teaching, innovative research and high impact public service program.

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Department News

Maciel Ugalde, Food Technology doctoral student, won the poster competition in social sciences category at the 11th Annual Aging Research Day, Clemson University, Clemson SC. March 13, 2015.

The Partnership for Food Safety Education Announces Clemson University Student as Conference Scholarship Recipient


Recipe for Success with Dr. Coffee


Industry Executive Named Chairman of FNPS Department

Clemson Food Science Team Receives Funding to Develop Biosensors for Food

Dr. Dawson Featured in LA Weekly about 5-Second Rule, Beer Pong

Clemson Earns Second Place in IFT Regional Tournament
Two Food Science Students Honored at IFT SE Section Awards Committee

New Clemson Creative Inquiry Course Brings FNPS Department Together
Dr. Paul Dawson Cited in Huffington Post Article about Beer Pong and Bacteria 
Packaging Science Research Associate Awarded Professional Level Certification in CPLP Program
Food Science Graduate Student Showcases Research Study at Clemson's GRADS Event
Clemson Packaging Student Will Participate in 1st Annual PMMI "How It's Packaged" Summer Tour

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