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kronfli VEN grad student takes 2nd in Best Wine Student of La Soiree competition
Congratulations to Edward Kronfli III, who placed second in the Best Wine Student of La Soiree competition in San Francisco on November 17.

Izzy FST PhD student Izzy Castner wins AASHE Campus Sustainability Research Award
The award recognized work presented in a paper titled "The Nitrogen Footprint Tool Network: A Multi-Institution Program to Research and Reduce Nitrogen Pollution".

Ryan Dowdy How FST Grad Student Ryan Dowdy Fights Climate Change
Ryan Dowdy's research could revolutionize California's food and agriculture industry while simultaneously fighting climate change. The fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Food Science graduate group works with Assistant Professor Christopher Simmons to convert biological food waste into electricity.

Irene Yim FST Grad Student Irene Yim's Mission to Improve Food Safety
Grad student Irene Yim was recently profiled on the Grad Studies website. Read about her research in food safety that's supported by her professional cooking background.

mango farmers FST Doctoral student travels to Ghana to work on Trellis Fund mango project
Nick Reitz traveled to Ghana with a Trellis Fund project via the Horticulture Innovation Lab earlier this year, working with mango farmers there on postharvest handling and processing. The Trellis Fund is currently recruiting more students.

cooking FSGSA's "Cooking Class" Fundraiser is November 10
Graduate students in the Department of Food Science & Technology (FST) are hosting another fundraising dinner: "Cooking Class" at the Robert Mondavi Institute.

Taft FST Post-doctoral research fellow receives prestigious NIH F32 Fellowship
Dr. Diana Taft, a postdoctoral research fellow in Professor David A. Mills' lab is the recipient of an Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship.

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