The Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to creating an environment that is welcoming to all; where each person feels accepted, valued, and safe. Click here to learn more.

Our Mission

Enhance human health and well-being through discovery and application of scientific knowledge.

Our Vision

Create a diverse and inclusive research and learning environment to advance health and hospitality, experiential learning, and engagement with individuals, families, communities, and businesses.

Our Core Values
  • Collaboration to create a positive and inclusive learning and work environment for all.
  • Working together to positively impact individuals, families, schools, communities, and businesses.
  • Culturally responsive and respectful of diverse people, ideas, voices, and perspectives.
  • Multidisciplinary approaches to scholarship that integrate teaching and learning, research and creative activity, outreach, and service.
  • Innovation, collaboration, creativity, and curiosity as we address the complex issues facing individuals, families, schools, communities, and businesses.
  • Creation of new knowledge and its application to human and community needs.

Graduate Programs

Graduate students can enroll in a graduate program within the NHS department.

Department of Nutrition & Health Sciences

NHS Associate Professor Shinya Takahashi interviews Senior Ben Stille regarding his UNL experience and advice for new students:
NHS Associate Professor Shinya Takahashi interviews Senior Clare Morehouse regarding her UNL experience and advice for new students: