Our department is internationally recognized for its research, teaching and outreach programs that encompass the many faces of nutrition and health. Our faculty hold several research and teaching awards, and we are committed to offering you the highest quality education. Our department has existed for over 100 years and we have a long history of addressing the changing needs of society and our students. We currently have over 400 undergraduate and 50 graduate students. Alumni of our department are enjoying great careers with food and pharmaceutical companies, research laboratories, hotels and resorts, educational systems, federal agencies, and in many health care professions.