Science of Food

Relationship between food, additives, processing and health. How foods are processed. Current food controversies. Enroll Info: None

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Fermented Food and Beverages

Explores the science behind fermented food and beverages, popularized by brewing, winemaking and breadmaking at home and in retail. Introduces the scientific principles that underlie food and beverage processing through fermentation. Covers how basic sciences such as chemistry, biochemistry and microbiology influence the process and desired outcomes when fermenting vegetables, milk, fruit, and grains. Enroll Info: None

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Record number of students flocked to virtual Summer Term 2020

The pandemic didn’t stop Badgers from learning, connecting and moving closer to achieving their academic goals this summer during the first fully virtual Summer Term. A record 10,900 undergraduate students enrolled in virtual Summer Term …

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Online lab instructors teach food science and kinesiology with candy and games

If you think hands-on learning isn’t possible in an online course, think again. Over the past few years, UW–Madison instructors have developed engaging lab-based courses that allow students to explore scientific concepts without setting foot …

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