Donuts with the Deans

When September 29, 2023, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where Front Lobby, 101 Ag Administration Building University Park, PA 16802

We welcome you for a delightfully delicious and engaging event bringing together students, families, and deans in a relaxed setting.

"A Taste of Food Science" Prospective Student Event

When October 3, 2023, 9:00 AM - 3:15 PM
Where 203 Rodney A Erickson Food Science Building, University Park, PA 16802

Are you curious about earning a Penn State degree in Food Science? Join current students and professors to learn about classes, research opportunities, internships, careers, scholarships, alumni network, and more.

2023 Food Safety and Sanitation for Food Manufacturers

When October 10, 2023 7:30 AM to October 12, 2023 12:30 PM
Where Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Building

Preventive Controls for Human Foods: Dairy Foods Processing (University Park)

When October 10, 2023 8:30 AM to October 12, 2023 3:30 PM
Where Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Building

The Science Behind Food Preferences

When October 18, 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Food sensory analysis uses human senses to measure food characteristics such as taste, texture, smell, and appearance, which helps the food industry understand consumer demands and develop new and improved products. On our October 18 College Connections, Robert Roberts, professor and head of the Department of Food Science, will be joined by John Hayes, professor of food science and director of the Sensory Evaluation Center, and Helene Hopfer, associate professor of food science. They will discuss our state-of-the-art Sensory Evaluation Center and how you can participate in our research taste tests!

2023 Penn State Ingredion Plant Based Yogurt Short Course

When October 24, 2023 8:00 AM to October 26, 2023 4:00 PM
Where The Rodney Erickson Food Science Building

2023 Science and Art of Cheese Making Short Course

When October 30, 2023 7:30 AM to November 2, 2023 4:15 PM
Where Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Building

Dairy Nutrition Workshop

When November 8, 2023 7:00 AM to November 9, 2023 5:00 PM
Where Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA

A Walk in the Woods: A Look into Private Forests in PA and Beyond

When November 15, 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The James C. Finley Center for Private Forests at Penn State is an academic facility focused on applied research, education, and engagement at the intersection of people and forests. On November 15, Interim Dean Laszlo Kulcsar will be joined by Allyson Muth, director of the center and assistant research professor, to discuss the importance of private forests to the Commonwealth and the eastern United States, the management opportunities and challenges, and the research and programs positively impacting their trajectory.

Ice Cream Short Course 2024

When January 7, 2024 10:00 AM to January 13, 2024 9:00 PM
Where The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center

Ice Cream 101: Introduction to Frozen Desserts

When January 26-28, 2024