NUSC Alumni

Alumnus Mazur

Meet alumnus Jordan Mazur

Jordan Mazur, a NUSC alumnus (’12), dreamed of making the National Football League when he graduated from UConn, and he has accomplished that goal with the San Francisco 49ers. No, you won’t see him on TV with a jersey and helmet as a player — Mazur works behind the scenes, helping the players on the field stay in top shape as the director of nutrition for the NFC West team. Here is more of what he said in an interview. Continue Reading…
Alumna Anthony

Meet alumna Patricia Anthony

Patricia Anthony, a 1980 graduate of the Nutritional Sciences, has spent her distinguished career improving nutritional care for patients and advocating for better nutrition products and nutrition education for healthcare professionals in the US and abroad. The College honored Anthony this year with the CAHNR Distinguished Alumni Award, a prestigious recognition for alums with a track record of success and commitment to their alma mater. Continue Reading…

Meet alumna Yangha Kim

Dr. Yangha Kim (’94 NUSC) is a professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences and Food Management at Ewah Womans University, Seoul, South Korea and the President of the Korean Nutrition Society in 2022. Her research investigates what’s happening on a cellular level when we eat certain foods to determine the precise health benefits of different plant compounds. Continue Reading…

Meet alumna Taoran Wang

Dr. Taoran Wang, who received her PhD in Nutritional Sciences in 2019, is combining her life-long passion for food with her UConn education to expand innovation for plant-based food company, Beyond Meat. Dr. Wang came to the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources from China to earn her master’s degree in allied health sciences. During her time in the master’s program, Wang realized she had a passion for food science and decided to continue her education at UConn. Continue Reading…

The 1st UConn Nutritional Sciences Alumni Social Event at the 2019 Nutrition Conference in Baltimore

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