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Rachel McBride and Taylor Kortel
Students from the School of Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences came together April 2 with NIU alum Chris Dalmares (’91), owner of Dalmares Produce Inc., to present the second annual Exotic Fruit Demo. Dalmares worked with current students to create a decadent spread of more than 55 different fruits, including some familiar fruits such as...
Photo of onion soup and bread
The 16th annual “Empty Bowls” project is scheduled for Thursday, March 27. Reservations are recommended for either of the two seatings at 4:30 and 6 p.m. in the Chandelier Room, 143 Adams Hall. The menu includes chicken tortilla soup, stuffed bell pepper soup, broccoli-cheddar soup and vegan minestrone soup. Guests also can munch on a...
A Place at the Table movie poster
NIU graduate students in nutrition and dietetics will present the documentary “A Place at the Table” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in the Chandelier Room of Adams Hall. The film screening and discussion afterward on national and local food insecurity are part of National Nutrition Month. “A Place at the Table” shows “how hunger...
Nancy Prange
Nancy Prange, dietetic internship director in the NIU School of Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences, has won the Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award for the state of Illinois. Students in the graduating dietetic internship class of December 2013 nominated Prange for the award, which recognizes the teaching, mentoring and leadership activities of faculty in Academy of...
Photo montage of a can of green beans and a plastic pumpkin of candy
NIU’s Student Dietetic Association (SDA) at NIU will host a “trick or treat”-style canned food drive Wednesday, Oct. 30, and Thursday, Oct. 31. Expect to see SDA members dressed up in fun costumes walking around campus seeking can donations. Donation stations will also be set up in Wirtz Hall, residence halls and the Holmes Student...
An NIU study abroad trip to Tanzania brought together 10 students from various programs to unite for one cause while also enriching their own individual interests. For four weeks this past summer, the study abroad group explored the role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in developing countries, specifically in Nyegina, Tanzania. The program is part of...
Beverly Henry
Beverly Henry, associate dean for Academic Affairs in the NIU College of Health and Human Sciences, is quoted in a series of articles running in several Shaw Suburban Media newspapers. Written to coincide with Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, which is marked every September, the three-day series focuses on childhood obesity and its effects on children....
A young visitor to the Harvest Market prepares to enjoy a fruit kabob.
Summer means fresh fruits and vegetables, the best of which is often found at farmers markets. For visitors to the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market, open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday from June through October, sales of the locally grown produce are enhanced with free lessons on healthy snacks – partly at the hands...
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