Welcome to the NUFS & PKG Department!

Our website provides extensive information about our Department and our programs. We invite you to explore the links above.

Department Updates/News:

  • Join us for our Spring 2017 Department Welcome Hour on Thursday, January 26, from 2 - 3 PM in IS 229! Come meet fellow students and faculty! Refreshments will be provided.
  • $2,000 Scholarship Opportunity: Circle of Friends Scholarship Application DUE Friday, March 17, 2017 @ 5:00 PM to CCB 200, NUFS & PKG Department Office (click link above to find out about eligibility requirements).
  • $1,000 Graduate Student Research Assistance Award opportunity: Circle of Friends research funds application DUE Friday, February 24, 2017 @ 5:00 PM to CCB 200, NUFS & PKG Department Office (click link above to find out eligibility requirements).
  • Current DPD students who plan to apply for the internal DI: DI Basic Content Exams are scheduled for Wednesday, January 25, 2017 @ 10 AM. Sign up in CCB 200 by 1/21/2017. Email colette.lasalle@sjsu.edu with questions.
  • Former graduate student, Amy Reisenberg, MS, RD, and Dr. Kasuen Mauldin published their anthropometry research in the December 2016 issue of the Californian Journal of Health Promotion.
  • Curriculum scheduling update: Both NUFS 108A and NUFS 109 will be offered every semester starting Fall 2017. 
  • Dr. Ashwini Wagle, our DPD Director, receives the 2016-17 Excellence in Education Award presented by the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics! Official announcement and details to follow.
  • Dr. Lucy McProud, our Department Chair, received the Lifetime Faculty Service Award at the 2016 CASA Service Awards Reception on Wednesday, December 7, 2016!

Dr. McProud receiving Award