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Rachel McBride
When Rachel McBride transferred to NIU as an underclassman in 2011 to study nutrition, she unwittingly opened the door to a world of new and unexpected learning opportunities. As an undergraduate in the College of Health and Human Sciences, she studied abroad in Tanzania where she assessed student nutrition needs. This past December, as a...
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...
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...
The place: professor Sheila Barrett’s spring 2013 FCNS 420 class. The time: Day One. As senior nutrition and dietetics majors Rachel McBride, Katie Henkel, Brittany Hoffman, Ariel Levitt and Ashley Sorrentino reviewed the syllabus, they noticed a capstone project required for the class. The group members chose to design and present a food safety workshop. McBride...
New Hall students sample exotic fruits, veggies
It was not a normal dining experience March 20 for students eating at New Hall: A table filled with fruits and vegetables caught students’ eyes and curiosities. Among the 40 unusual choices, “we had jack fruit, persimmon, Japanese pear, ugly fruit from Jamaica and dragon fruit, to name a few,” said Jose Rotor, senior nutrition...