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Catherine York


Name: Catherine York

Major: Nutritional Sciences

Year: Junior

Hometown: Portland, ME

Email: York.catherinegrace@gmail.com

Semesters at TURI Lab: 2 semesters and a summer


Info on your major and what it focuses on?

Study of how food and nutrition relate to the body, focuses on making people healthier with food and nutrients.

What you have learned so far at TURI Lab?

How chemical formulation relates to the public and the steps to update the chemical formulation to make it healthier.

What are your plans for after graduation?

Becoming a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Diabetes Educator, and moving to Texas.

Projects Worked On in the Lab/ Current Projects: Industrial projects for companies like Lincoln Labs. Update on the Do It Yourself cleaning section on the Green Cleaning website.
Favorite Part of Working at TURI: Being able to be around other students with different majors, and being able to see how their majors effect TURI.

Past Jobs:

  • Supervisor and event staff for athletics
  • Cashier
  • Nanny

Skills Learned at TURI Lab:

  • Report writing
  • Chemical disposal
  • Chemical formulation
  • Program Planning