Looking for Spring 2016 courses?
Falk College has availability in courses now enrolling for Spring 2016. Some of these include: CFS 355 - Children's Learning & Thinking in Culture, Contexts & Application; CFS 365 - Language Development in Children & Families; FST 312 - Emergency Food Systems; FST 706 - Gender, Food, Rights; HTW 318 - Dynamics of Addiction; HTW 401 - Epidemiology; HTW 409 - Impact of Addictions on Families & Relationships; HTW 437 - LGBTQ Health & Well-being; HTW 462 - Culture & Reproductive Health in Medicine; HTW 463 - Global Health, and; NSD 756 - Food & Public Policy.
Falk College Announces new Master of Science (MS) degree in Food Studies
Syracuse University's Falk College is now offering a new Master of Science (MS) in Food Studies. This 36-credit hour Food Studies MS program provides students with a foundation in the political economy of food systems, including human rights, food governance, and food justice and health.
Veterans sought for paid online study on stress, well-being
As part of the Research Education for Undergraduates (REU) program, a collaborative venture between Syracuse University's Falk College, SUNY Oswego, and SUNY Upstate Medical University, volunteers are sought for a research study regarding veterans. Participants (18-64 years old) who are veterans are needed to answer online questionnaires and provide small samples of hair and saliva for testing. The purpose of this study is to find links between genetic biomarkers and measures of stress and well-being in veterans.
Falk College Hosts Inaugural Ann Selkowitz Litt Distinguished Speaker Series
â€œFood and Fear: How Therapists and Dietitians Collaborate in Understanding and Treating Eating Disordersâ€ was the featured topic for the Inaugural Ann Selkowitz Litt Distinguished Speaker Series held Thursday, November 5 in Grant Auditorium. Sandra Pinney, RDN, and Laura K. Ratner, LICSW, LCSW-C, BCD, addressed the difference between normal and problematic eating, and the importance of a collaborative relationship between dietitians and therapists in eating disorder recovery.
Syracuse Lead Study adds new zip codes to expand participation
A study funded by the National Institutes of Health is seeking participants who are 9, 10 or 11 years old, reside in 13057, 13202, 13203, 13204, 13205, 13206, 13207, 13208, 13209, 13210, 13211, 13212, 13214, 13215, 13219 & 13224 and consider their race as either African-American or Caucasian.
Falk College opens Nutrition ACE Center
Falk celebrated the opening of its Nutrition Assessment, Consultation and Education (ACE) Center, a new hands-on learning laboratory to prepare students with traditional and emerging professional competencies critical to effective nutrition practice. The ribbon cutting ceremony, tours and a reception took place September 25th. A generous and visionary gift from Falk College alumna, Rhoda Dearman Morrisroe '69, made the ACE Center possible. It includes two lecture halls, one with a demonstration kitchen and one with a teaching station; two small private consultation rooms; a physical assessment room, and; a small conference room with a large media screen.