Tag: dietetics

Dietetics students lead grocery store tours

(Left to right) Kristina Eggener, Heidi McCann, Jana Derer

UW-Green Bay upper-level dietetic students offered free grocery store tours at various grocery locations March 13 and 20 and April 10. The tours focused on encouraging healthy eating habits by increasing fruit and vegetable consumption. Nutrition education, answers to nutrition questions and free food samples were also available.

UWGB graduate earns Nutrition and Dietetics Outstanding Student award

UW-Green Bay December 2017 graduate, Mallory Krueger (Human Biology, Nutritional Sciences Emphasis) has been selected to receive the Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Outstanding Student Award. The award recognizes emerging leadership and achievement of a student in Wisconsin’s accredited undergraduate dietetics programs. Krueger is currently pursuing her Registered Dietitian credential and graduate studies in nutrition […]

Dietetics students lead Healthy Food Grocery Store Tours in March

Made possible by a grant from the Produce for Better Health Foundation, upper-level dietetics students will once again be offering free grocery store tours that focus on increasing fruit and vegetable consumption. The student tours are supervised and facilitated by UW-Green Bay alumna and Registered Dietitian, Alicia Slusarek. Tours include nutrition education, answers to nutrition […]

Congratulations to Jen Jones and Laura Rowell on ‘Future 15′ selection

Congratulations are in order for Jen Jones, acting assistant vice chancellor for Enrollment Services and Laura Rowell, Dietetic Internship Program director on being named a Current- Young Professional’s Future 15 finalist! The awards gala is Thursday, April. 26, 2018 at the Hyatt on Main/KI Convention Center, downtown Green Bay, but there will be many recognition […]

Seafood cooking and preservation class, Tuesday, Oct. 17

Chef Jon Lutgen will be presenting a seafood cooking and preservation class on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 5 p.m. in LS 421. The event is a professional development event for nutrition science students, but the entire campus community is invited to attend. Cost is $3 at the door. Taste-testing included. Seats are limited. Contact Sara […]

Prof. Pearson named Outstanding Dietetics Educator of the Year

Congratulations to Associate Prof. Debra Pearson (Human Biology), who was honored with the Outstanding Dietetics Educator of the Year Award at the Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Association Annual Conference. The award recognizes an outstanding educator for innovation in teaching skill and technique, mentoring of students and leadership in education and dietetics/nutrition sciences.  

NEDA Walk comes to the Fox Valley, May 7

Former Dietetic Internship Program intern Alicia Jennerjohn is bringing the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Walk to the first time to the Fox Valley, Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Lawrence University. The NEDA Walk raises funds for eating disorders awareness programs, educational outreach and the support of individuals and families.

Human Biology student shares nutrition tips

  March is National Nutrition Month! UW-Green Bay junior Abigail Wege, a Human Biology student studying nutrition/dietetics, crafted a piece for social media providing tips for college students to improve their nutrition. The list, which encourages a plant-based diet, can be seen posted on the University Facebook page and Twitter feed.