Tag: Nutritional Sciences

Video: Garden partners

Campus Garden Intern Libby Schmit and faculty member Debra Pearson (Human Biology, Nutrition Science/Dietetics) take us behind the scenes to the campus gardens. The gardens and hoop house provide more than an opportunity to consume fresh, pesticide free produce. It’s also an applied learning opportunity for students. UW-Green Bay’s Sustainability Committee financially supports the intern […]

UW-Green Bay ranks tops in dietetic internship matches (again)

Dietetic internship program leaders shared (DI) match results for December 2017 and May 2018  graduates. The DI is the necessary next step for graduating seniors to fulfill the 1,200 required practicum hours and gain the skills necessary to take the registered dietitian examination. Competition for the dietetic internships is fierce, with only 50% of national […]

UW-Green Bay continues to place Nutritional Science students in internships far above national average

The match results for December 2017 and May 2018 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Nutritional Science graduates is 92 percent — far exceeding the 50 percent national average. The dietetic internship is necessary for graduating seniors who are required to fulfill 1,200 practicum hours in order to take the Registered Dietitian Examination. This year, 14 of 16 senior applicants […]

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.

Alumna Katie Scharenbroch wins Outstanding Dietetic Intern of the Year Award

Katie Scharenbroch ’17 (Human Biology – Nutritional Sciences) was selected to receive the Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (WAND) Outstanding Dietetic Intern of the Year Award. The award is intended to recognize emerging leadership and achievement of students in Wisconsin accredited dietetics programs. Scharenbroch is currently completing her dietetic internship through Priority Nutrition Care […]

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 […]

UW-Green Bay registered dietitian to hold cooking demo Nov. 7

Stay warm this autumn by learning to create flavorful crock pot and five-minute meals with Jolene Sell, UW-Green Bay’s registered dietician, during her November Cooking Demo, Cooking 101. The demonstration will take place in the Heritage Room of the University Union on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 from noon to 1 p.m and is hosted by Jolene […]

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 […]

Oncology dietitian presents cancer nutrition myths

UW-Green Bay will be hosting alumna and oncology dietitian Stephanie Lazzari from the HSHS Regional Cancer Center on Tuesday Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. in the Christie Theater. Lazzari will discuss cancer nutrition myths. The event is part of a monthly professional development series for UW-Green Bay Nutritional Sciences students, but all of the campus […]