Department News

Allie Arsenault was one of seven undergraduate students selected to present their research and solution to the clean water crisis at a global conference in New York City in April 2018.

Biopolymers containing lignin may be an answer to reduce harmful plastic and its degradation byproducts while meeting a variety of needs. A Q&A with researcher Stephanie Harris.

Congratulations to faculty Brett Barney and Simo Sarkanen who were recently awarded patents for their discoveries.

Professor Roger Ruan and his team's experimental non-thermal pasteurization system using intense pulsed light was able to reduce bacteria by 99.9% to 99.99999%, depending on the type of dry or powdered food tested.

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Larry Jacobson who received the 2018 Environmental Steward Award from the Minnesota Pork Board.