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There are many ways for undergraduate students to participate in meaningful and impactful research opportunities with nutritional sciences faculty.

Connect with expert faculty

Based on available openings, we aim to match your research interests with the diverse expertise of our nutritional sciences faculty.   

OSU Freshman Research Scholars   

Many of our students engage in hands-on, cutting-edge research under the guidance and mentorship of nutritional sciences faculty through this university wide program.

OSU Wentz Research Program Participants

Two nutritional sciences students were awarded Wentz Research Grants this year for their independent research supervised by our faculty. Both students received $4,500 to fund their research projects, which include studying the dietary quality and nutrition knowledge, habits, self-efficacy and attitude of Army ROTC Cadets as well as creating a novel 3-D model of gut mucosal immunity for testing bioactive compounds.

OSU Niblack Research Scholars

Our department has a long history of mentoring Niblack Research Scholars, many of whom have gone on to successful careers in biomedical sciences and medicine. This programs provides support for undergraduate students to conduct research in an OSU research lab under the general guidance of a research faculty member, with day-to-day mentoring by graduate students. Scholars receive an $8,000 stipend.
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