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Second successful fundraiser for Anna Bui fund

Anna Bui endowment fundraiser

The second Anna Bui World of Hope Fundraiser raised more than $50,000 to help give more University of Washington Bothell students the opportunity to study abroad.

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UW Bothell helping bring back ‘little red fish’

A red kokanee salmon

UW Bothell faculty Jeff Jensen and Rob Turner and their students are working on a project to return once-plentiful kokanee salmon to Lyon Creek in Lake Forest Park. Jensen is using a remote site egg incubator, and Turner is monitoring the water quality of storm runoff.

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A talent for teamwork and details

Cindy Shirley

Cindy Shirley, the director of University of Washington Bothell’s Office of Research, also is crew chief for the Miss HomeStreet unlimited hydroplane. Shirley showed off the boat on Seattle’s Seafair weekend to undergraduates in UW Bothell’s math and engineering research experience program.

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Where there’s smoke, there’s Jaffe research

Dan Jaffe

A new report that shows wildfire smoke is making air pollution worse in the Northwest is the most recent eye-catching research by UW Bothell Atmospheric Sciences Professor Dan Jaffe and his students.

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Rotaract club feeds the soul

Food table at barbecue

The University of Washington Bothell’s Rotaract club, Rotary members and local firefighters volunteered at a free barbecue for the residents at Camp Unity, a tent village in Woodinville, Washington.

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Students engage with Latino community

LETI logo

Three University of Washington Bothell courses with a total of 50 students are engaged in community-based learning and research projects this summer with the Latino Educational Training Institute, a Lynnwood nonprofit that serves the Latino community in south Snohomish County. 

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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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