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Smarter than the average bear fence

Three UW Bothell engineering students

An electrified fence at the Farmer Frog educational farm prevents bears from helping themselves to strawberries. Mechanical engineering students added a camera with bear-recognition software.

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UW Bothell celebrates its community partners

Thank you image from luncheon

More than 50 organizations, businesses and agencies that partner with UW Bothell in community-based learning and research were recognized recently for their contributions.

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College Awareness Day awakens students

College Awareness Day banner

More than 300 high school students were awakened to new possibilities for their future May 12 at College Awareness Day, a conference for diversity, access and inclusion.  

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Restoring life at North Creek Forest

Forest restoration team

For the past year, five University of Washington students have teamed together to bring a slice of forest back to life as part of a capstone project. The students — three from UW Bothell and two from Seattle — helped transform a half-acre of North Creek Forest from a neglected eyesore to a haven teeming with life.

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Cybersecurity? Easy. Secure usability? Hard

A cybersecurity expert outlined the challenges of advancing technology and introduced research by four University of Washington Bothell faculty members to an audience of alumni and others at Chateau Ste. Michelle. 

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Interest in drone racing takes off

Drone enthusiasts who formed the Kwad Dawgs club at the University of Washington Bothell showed off their quadcopters and shared their enthusiasm at a drone race at an Everett arena. 

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Digital Future Lab electrifies at Comic Con

Nearly 100,000 gamers and comics lovers of all kinds flocked to Emerald City Comic Con March 1-4, including a group of students from the University of Washington Bothell’s Digital Future Lab (DFL) who hosted six panels on diversifying the industry. 

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Bothell Youth Court teaches restorative justice

Aaron Yared, a senior in law, economics and public policy, learned about restorative justice through his participation in the Bothell Youth Court. The court celebrates its fifth anniversary April 29 at McMenamins Anderson School.

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Alaska indigenous performer wins T-Mobile prize

A University of Washington Bothell student from the Aleutian Islands, who assembled a performance group of indigenous artists, won T-Mobile’s Create the Change competition at the Equity & Inclusion Conference on campus.

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Building a pipeline of bilingual teachers

UW Bothell is part of a K-16 partnership with Everett Community College and the public schools in Everett and Marysville to develop their own students into future teachers who more closely reflect their diverse and multilingual communities.

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