Nutritional Sciences










Dietetic Internship Info Session

Monday, April 23rd 11AM (Today!)

Come to SNAC to get tips from Emily Hirshman for your upcoming dietetic internship!

DTR Info Session

Thursday, April 26th 11am

SNAC - Shantz 238

s or NDTRs are Nutrition and dietetic technicians, registered. Eat Right PRO states that these professionals "are educated and trained at the technical level of nutrition and dietetics practice for the delivery of safe, culturally competent, quality food and nutrition services. They are nationally credentialed and are an integral part of health care and food service management teams. They work under the supervision of a registered dietitian nutritionist when in direct patient/client nutrition care; and they may work independently in providing general nutrition education to healthy populations."

Come to SNAC to learn more about DTRs and other exam and study resources available!

Sports Nutrition Club Chipotle Fundraiser

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NSC 101 - Intro to Human Nutrition

NSC 255 - Food & Culture (Tier II INDV)


NSC 101 - Intro to Human Nutrition

NSC 150C1 - Sustainable Nutrition & Food Systems (Tier I INDV)

NSC 315 - Sports Nutrition

NSC 308 - Nutrition & Metabolism

NSC 351R - Fundamentals of Food Science

NSC 376 - Bioactive Compounds & Food Additives


NSC 101 - Intro to Human Nutrition

NSC 301 - Nutrition & the Life Cycle

NSC 375 - Diet, Genes & Disease


NSC 325 - Foundation in MNT (Medical Nutrition Therapy)

NSC 408 - Nutritional Biology


CALS Senior Speaker: Call for Submissions

The College of Agriculture & Life Sciences invites graduating students to submit for the honor of speaking in front of more than 2,000 students, friends and family at the CALS Graduation Convocation on Friday, May 11 at McKale Center.


To apply to be the student speaker, please write a 1 - 2 minute speech for delivery at the CALS Graduation Convocation. Your remarks ought to tell the audience what your education in CALS and the University has meant to you and what the future might hold for you and your classmates.


Speeches will be reviewed by a committee of CALS academic advisors and faculty. Finalists will be asked to deliver their speech before the committee on Thursday, May 3, 2018 (UA Reading Day). The committee will then select the student speaker.

How to Submit

Send your speech via email to gms@email.arizona.edu by the deadline: Sunday, April 29, 2018.

CALS Senior Sendoff: RSVP!

Celebrate your upcoming graduation at the CALS Senior Sendoff! Leave your mark on the destinations map, cram your besties into the photo booth, hear from student speakers, enjoy hors d'oeuvres, and connect with faculty, academic advisors and classmates one last time! We'll take a class photo of all graduating seniors in attendance - dressy casual attire is recommended. Interested in being profiled in the CALS graduating student slideshow during the Senior Sendoff? If so, complete the three optional questions on the RSVP form and upload your senior year/graduation photo!

RSVP by May 2, 2018

CALS Senior Sendoff

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

4:30 – 6:00 pm

Forbes Courtyard

CALS Graduation Convocation: RSVP

Friday, May 11, 2018

9:00 am, McKale Memorial Center

• Graduating student check-in begins at 7:30 am. Graduates must be checked in by 8:30 am.

• Convocation begins at 9:00 am.

• Cap and gown are required; purchase these items at the UA BookStores.

RSVP by Friday, April 27, 2018

General Information - FAQS

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Banner University Medical Center – Tucson’s VIP (Volunteer Internship Program) Information Session

Thursday, May 3rd, 9:30am-10:30am

Kiewit Auditorium 2951 (adjacent to the main hospital entrance; for a map, click here)

Please RSVP by Monday, April 30th, by close of business to reserve your space: cassandra.peel@bannerhealth.com

UANN Summer Volunteer Training

Every summer the UA Nutrition Network extends its service to the KIDCO program via Parks & Recreation which follows a camp-style approach. This is a fun and engaging opportunity to work with elementary-aged students and a great way to collaborate with peers.

The UANN will also be supporting Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) efforts this year and we hope to get your support. The activities and events around the SFSP efforts will be scheduled more sporadically throughout the months of June, July and some early parts of August. Further details will be provided soon.

In general, we will need volunteer support weekly between the hours of 9:00am through 11:00am and 1:00pm through 4:00pm.

Training and Orientation for this opportunity will be held on:

Thursday, May 17th from 4:00-6:00pm in Shantz Building Room 159.

If you are interested to volunteer with the UA Nutrition Network this summer, please RSVP to TrishaBautista@email.arizona.edu . For any questions and concerns, you may also reach me at 520-626-4920.

Summer Externships: Make a local impact (and get paid)!

UA undergraduate students with an interest in community sustainability are matched with projects across all 15 Arizona counties. Students work 35 hours a week for 10 weeks during the summer, from mid-May – August, alongside local UA Cooperative Extension faculty and staff. Projects change every year based on county needs; the six 2018 projects include:

  • Local Food and Beyond - Growing the Connections in Graham County: Safford, Graham County Extension
  • Tucson Village Farm Seed to Table Program (4 positions): Tucson, Pima County Extension
  • Local Farmers Markets and Community Gardens, technical assistance and programming: Tucson, Pima County
  • Kitchen Garden: Flagstaff, Coconino County Extension
  • Yavapai Farm and Food Education: Prescott, Yavapai County Extension
  • Water Wise: Sierra Vista, Cochise County Extension
Now accepting applications! Download and apply by May 11, 2018

Northwest Medical Center Volunteering

If you're passionate about community service, care deeply for people and have the time and energy, we'd love to have your help at Northwest Medical Center. Volunteering opportunities are available in various departments throughout our hospital. Get in touch, and let's talk about how can help each other.


Student Worker Position (LAB)

Once again, Dr. Peter Cotty’s Laboratory for Aflatoxin Reduction in Crops, in the Department of Plant Science, is looking to hire students for the fall semester and beyond.

The position that we are looking to fill is great opportunity to learn microbiological and molecular techniques and the use of laboratory equipment. Our research has global impacts on food safety and human health. We are looking for students that are punctual, responsible, reliable, careful and honest.

Contact David Edmunds with any questions.



Diabetes Prevention and Education Center Volunteer

DPEC is always growing and keeping relevant to the self-management needs of the community. I’m reaching out to you hoping you can help me spread the word, I am looking for a couple of volunteers:

· One to teach nutrition topics such as: how to read a food label, healthy snacks, serving sizes, etc.

· Another to teach physical activity such as breathing techniques, stretching, relaxation, stress management, dance, etc.

Thank you very much for your support!

Rosi Vogel
Program Coordinator
Diabetes Prevention and Education Center
520-626-1609 office

Student Membership - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy’s membership category for pre-professionals enrolled in (or stating intent to enroll in) an approved dietetics program. Student category members enjoy reduced dues while gaining access to the vast majority of benefits Active members enjoy, including career resources and scholarships.

Annual Dues: $58.00

Processing Fee: None
The Academy's membership year is June 1 — May 31


Join the Peer Mentor Program!

The Peer Mentor program - CALS PALS - is designed to allow participants to develop advanced skills in building rapport and individual coaching.

Peer mentors utilize leadership, communication, problem solving and critical thinking skills, as well as relationship skills to assist CALS students with the adjustment required for a successful transition to the University. Peer Mentors receive on-going training and coaching by attending weekly meetings. Mentors learn to provide support, information and guidance to their student mentees with the goal of better preparing them to be academically and developmentally successful.

*Application for Fall 2018-Spring 2019 now available! Apply today

Fall 2018 application is due by May 11

For further information contact:

Nancy Rodriguez-Lorta, Sr. Director of Academic Advising and Student Services



Forbes 203

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Student Nutrition Advising Center

Hours: Monday - Thursday 9 - 4 pm; Friday 9 - 12pm