Food Science and Human Nutrition Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice
Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
In the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition we’re devoted to building a supportive community of different perspectives to drive innovation.
What is Food Science and Human Nutrition doing?
As a department we work with multiple groups on campus to enhance our understanding and implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusion practices.
This is a sampling of Food Science and Human Nutrition courses with DEIJ content.
Our faculty our incorporating a focus on heath disparities, social responsibility, income inequality, and traditional dietary patterns in their approaches to studying the impact on nutrition.
Food Science and Human Nutrition outreach and Extension programs focus on reaching diverse communities with important health and nutrition information.
We value and encourage participation by students of diverse backgrounds in our department activities. Check out these opportunities for ways you can get involved.
27% Racially Minoritized Students
5% Student Veterans
22% First-Generation Students