Bill Flatt receives UGA Presidential Medal
The University of Georgia bestowed one of its highest honors on William “Bill” P. Flatt
FACS department name change unites diverse areas of scholarship
Change to department of nutritional sciences receives unanimous support
Sugar not so nice for your child’s brain development
New research shows high consumption affects learning, memory
Ensuring a healthier next generation
Alex Anderson's research focuses on infant and maternal health as well as community and international interventions for nutrition and health
Spotlight on Lori Maggioni
Maggioni, an RDN in the U.S. Army, received a dual Nutrition Science and Dietetics degree. She gained experience in data collection, analysis, and scientific writing while pursuing her degree.
Professor challenges students on diet culture
Laing: Weight stigma can be harmful to many, including marginalized identities.
Researchers discover brain circuit linked to food impulsivity
This creates the possibility scientists can someday develop therapeutics to address overeating
Characters can make healthy eating fun for kids
Caree Cotwright found the use of cute characters increased kids' willingness to try new healthy foods.
It’s a match!
Dietetics students who graduated in 2017-18 set a record high with a match rate of 97 percent
She led by example
Honor Hall of Recognition inductee Carolyn Berdanier blazed a trail from rural New Jersey to the heights of scientific discovery.
Grider, who teaches courses in micronutrient nutrition, said the videos will help students’ understanding of cellular processes
Scales can be your friend during holidays
If gaining weight around the holidays is an issue for you, FACS researchers may have a helpful solution.
Claire de La Serre
Claire de La Serre investigates ingestive behavior, specifically how the gut communicates with the brain and the mechanisms that trigger overeating
Burton family invaluable to FACS
Burton created “Coastal Bermuda” grass and other nutritious hybrid grasses that now cover more than 10 million acres across the world
With dozens of publications to his credit and a combined 40 years as a professor and researcher, Martin displays all the requisites of a FACS Honor Hall of Recognition inductee
Bringing Nutrition to Fruition
Caree Cotwright gave a TEDxTalk about her vision for raising nutrition awareness through the creative arts
A Strong Foundation
Ivy Odom learned the value of selfless giving by watching her parents
FACS graduate Donna Martin is turning heads with her innovative approach to fighting childhood obesity
A Fresh Approach to Health!
Caree Cotwright does whatever it takes to deliver her message of improving childhood nutrition
FACS’ Bailey leads international effort backed by Gates Foundation
FACS researcher Lynn Bailey is leading an international effort to reduce neural tube defects in developing countries