Dietetics major helps improve college wellness programming

December 26, 2018

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South Dakota State University dietetics majors Jenna Christianson, left, and Anna Barr demonstrate preparation of an easy dish to make for a cooking class. Through her senior honors research project, Christianson is helping improve college wellness programming across the nation.

By Christie Delfanian

When Jenna Chris­tianson came to South DakotaStateUniversity four years ago, she was intending to major in pharmacy. “I was looking at integrative and func­tional medicine,” said the Hendricks native. It took only two weeks for her to realize that her calling was in nutrition.
Now the dietetics ma­jor, a member of the Van D. and Barbara B. Fish­back Honors College, is helping improve college wellness programming across the nation through her senior research proj­ect.

For the full story, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

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