Research & Practice

Student Projects

Undergraduate Internship

  • UW Seattle Campus Food System

    Explored the relationship between alternative and mainstream food systems on campus and how both function as a whole to create the University of Washington’s Seattle campus food

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Internship

    Author(s): Fotima Ibrokhim

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2019

    Faculty Adviser(s):

  • Retail, Dietary Trends, and the Food System

    This project researched popular dietary trends and broader food purchasing decisions in the U.S. Examined the food system within a retail

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Internship

    Author(s): Kai-Yu (Carrie) Hsueh

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2019

    Faculty Adviser(s):

  • The Relationship Between the Use of Social Media and the Student Farm

    Conducted a review of the use of social media by UW Farm and made recommendations to further increase its positive

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Internship

    Author(s): Xiaotong (Cindy) Zhu

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2019

    Faculty Adviser(s):

  • Nutrition Education

    Researched and wrote The Nutrition Corner and This Week’s Recipe for the weekly UW Farm Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA)

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Internship

    Author(s): Huiyu (Stella) Zhou

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2019

    Faculty Adviser(s):

  • Food Pantry Liaison and Nutrition Education

    Served as UW Food Pantry liaison, providing gleaned produce and simple, inexpensive recipes for Food Pantry customers. Researched and wrote The Nutrition Corner and This Week’s Recipe for the UW Farm weekly

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Internship

    Author(s): Molly Evans

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2019

    Faculty Adviser(s):

  • Tools to Decrease Food Insecurity

    This internship at Harborview Medical Center resulted in food resource brochures that listed food banks, farmers markets, and school programs; included a map; and were color-coded to make each resource easier

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Internship

    Author(s): Grayson Zacky

    Program(s): Nutrition Minor

    Year: 2018