Dr. Carla Prado (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science), inducted into the Royal Society of Canada (video)

Carla Prado (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science), whose research focuses on the relationship between muscle mass, nutrition and cancer survival, was named to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

Student spotlight: Stephanie McKenzie

For Stephanie McKenzie, it wasn’t until the second year of her undergraduate studies that she knew where she wanted her path to lead. Changing programs in her second year has brought her to the bachelor of science program, majoring in agricultural business management in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences. Students in the agricultural business management program have the chance to take courses through both ALES and the Alberta School of Business. And best of all, students have the opportunity to integrate work experience into their undergraduate studies through the ALES Internship Program or the School of Business Co-op Program.

Nutrition researcher receives new funding to find out why diet affects immunity

Catherine Field (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) received new funding for equipment to further her research to determine why diet affects immunity—part of $4.8 million in foundational research infrastructure for 23 projects out of the U of A.