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The ABCs of School Nutrition

#askACES School nutrition has been featured in many news stories lately, but how do all the recent policy changes impact your local schools? What can you do to improve the school food environment at your child’s school? Join us for a chat with Whitney Ajie and Leia Flure of University of Illinois Extension and Dr. Melissa Pflugh Prescott, assistant professor of school/childhood foods and nutrition in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, to learn what today’s school meals are really like.

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Spotlight

2016 ACES faculty awards and recognitions

ACES campus aerial The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois has award-winning faculty in all of its departments. These faculty are recognized for their excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and service at the university level as well as on the national and international stages. read more...

ACES Dean Kidwell named Fellow in CSSA

Kim Kidwell ACES Dean Kidwell named Fellow in Crop Science Society of America read more...

Kelly Swanson named Kraft Foods Human Nutrition Endowed Professor

Kelly Swanson Animal Sciences Professor Kelly Swanson has been selected as the next Kraft Foods Human Nutrition Endowed Professor. read more...