UW Bothell Hosts 20th Year Celebration – All Invited

Tuesday, May 11, 2010
CONTACT: Elizabeth Fischtziur - (425) 352-3636 –
BOTHELL, Wash. – The University of Washington Bothell is celebrating 20 years with a open house/campus celebration on Saturday, May 15, 12:00-4:00 p.m.

The public is invited to this fun-filled event to feature: music, tours, food, children’s activities, networking and career development, educational sessions, and historic information.

Slated activities are as follows:

12:00 to 12:30     Formal Program in the Commons, featuring UW President Mark Emmert, UW Provost Phyllis Wise, UW Regent Herb Simon, UW Bothell Chancellor Kenyon Chan, Senator Rosemary McAuliffe, City of Bothell Mayor Mark Lamb

12:30 to 1:00       Faculty Meet and Greet

12:30 to 2:00       BBQ

1:00 to 1:30         Featured Speaker – Alan Wood, “What Does World History Have to Say About Leadership?”

2:00 to 2:30         Featured Speaker – Jane Van Galen, “Teaching and Learning in the Age of Google”

3:00 to 3:30         Featured Speaker – Peter Littig, “Mathematics and the Human Spirit”

1:00 to 4:00         Live Music “Tweety and the Tomcats”
                             Program Sponsored Events and Activities
                             Alumni Networking
                             Wetlands Tour, Campus and Worm Tours (guided)
                             Library Tours (self guided)
                             Campus Master Planning Presentations
                             Children’s Activities (bouncy house, face painting, games)
                             Pictures with Holly the Husky and Ledo the Husky Dog

Learn more about UW Bothell while enjoying a great, free afternoon full of fun and activity.

To learn more and to RSVP, visit:

Additional events to be held on Saturday, May 15:

The 5th Annual UW Bothell 5K Run-Walk to benefit the UW Bothell Alumni Council Scholarship Fund will begin at 9:00 a.m. (registration at 8:00 a.m.). Participants will enjoy the scenic campus of UW Bothell and Cascadia Community College while getting fit and supporting scholarships for future students. Register online:

The University of Washington Bothell - North Sound College Fair will also be held from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on campus in Mobius Hall. Meet with representatives from Washington colleges and universities! Learn more online:

About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell combines the benefits of a small campus with the resources and prestige of a world-renowned university. Offering over 30 degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, its curriculum emphasizes close student-faculty interaction, collaboration among students, and hands-on learning. UW Bothell celebrates its 20th year of operation during the 2009-10 academic year with the opening of student housing, an access ramp connecting the campus to SR522, and new degrees including a Master of Computing and Software Systems (MSCSS), and a Leadership Master of Business Administration (L-MBA) at an offsite location in Bellevue, WA.