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Rutgers Department of Food Science 75th Anniversary Virtual Celebration

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In 1946, the Rutgers Department of Food Science opened its doors. In 2021, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the department are celebrating 75 amazing years of research, education, and memories!

The department and the Food Science Alumni Committee invite you to join the Rutgers food science community to honor this milestone with a virtual event on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm ET.

Featured speakers will discuss how Rutgers and the department laid the foundation for their careers in academia and industry.

Dr. Thomas Montville CC’75, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Rutgers Food Science

Dr. Peggy Poole DC’79, GSNB’83, ‘86, Vice President – Tea Division, Bigelow Tea

Find out the latest on the department from chair, Dr. Karl Matthews.

Connect and reminisce with fellow alumni in breakout rooms.

An in-person event is being planned for Spring 2022, but until then, we hope you can gather with us virtually to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Rutgers Department of Food Science.


Thursday, November 18, 2021

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST

Event Type

Industry & Academic Experts