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2013 UW Bothell News

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UW Bothell Sees Record Number of Mary Gates Scholars
December 31, 2013
Six UW Bothell students were awarded Mary Gates Scholarships for their research and leadership. Their projects will take place over the course of two quarters.

 

Year of Photos

2013: The Year in Pictures
December 19, 2013
2013 has been a year of record enrollment, leadership change and great accomplishment. Take a look at some of the scenes from the last year.

 

Monolith book cover

Thinking Beyond Borders and Performing Beyond Expectations
December 17, 2013
Students entering the college environment at the University of Washington Bothell come braced for all types of academic challenges. In Kirsty Leissle and David Nixon’s Thinking Beyond Borders: Philosophical Explorations of Science Fiction course, students not only embraced these challenges, but turned them into an opportunity to be published.

 

Whisman

UW Bothell Grad is Strongest Woman Contender
December 3, 2013
Kristyn Whisman says her grad school experience at UW Bothell contributed to her professional and personal achievements.

 

Jozlyn Pelk

UW Bothell Student Witnesses the Struggle for Education Abroad
November 26, 2013
UW Bothell senior Jozlyn Pelk’s appointment as the first Seattle Ambassador resulted from something of a chance encounter.

 

Rebecca Skloot

Common Book Conference on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
November 20, 2013
This year’s Common Book is “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” Author Rebecca Skloot spent a decade tracking down facts about cells that were taken from a poor African American tobacco farmer without her knowledge.

 

UW Bothell Fall Career Fair 2013

Fall 2013 Job and Internship Fair a Success
November 19, 2013
The 2013 Job and Internship Fair organized by UW Bothell and Cascadia Community College was a huge success. According to UW Bothell’s Career Services employer relations manager Kristin Hunt, nearly 400 undergraduate and graduate students attended the fair held in Mobius Hall.

 

Dominique Garcia

Dominique Garcia Awarded Latino Scholarship Graduate School Fellowship
November 18, 2013
You don’t often hear about pre-med students taking two years to earn a master’s degree in the highly theoretical realm of Cultural Studies, but Dominique Garcia is not a typical student.

 

Bill Ayer

Regent Ayer Teaches BOLD Lesson
October 29, 2013
The Chairman of Alaska Air Group and UW Regent shares lesson in navigating change and honors employees with UW Bothell ties.

 

Book Cover: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

2013 Common Book: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
October 10, 2013
Incoming first year students bring a diverse set of experiences and perspectives to the UW Bothell campus. Diversity is part of the tapestry on which the exceptional student experience is based.

 

Person writing poetry outdoors

Fall Convergence on Poetics: Creative Practice and Creative Process
September 25, 2013
UW Bothell will host the second annual “Fall Convergence on Poetics” October 3-5. Featuring readings from the master of fine arts (MFA) in creative writing and poetics faculty alongside other distinguished authors, the conference will focus on questions of creative practice and process.

 

Yaman Harut and family

6,000 Miles for One Special Day
September 25, 2013
A grandfather keeps his promise and travels 6,000 miles to attend first year student Yaman Harut’s convocation.

 

Luis Navarro

Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award
September 24, 2013
Luis Navarro, UW Bothell MBA Alum ‘05 receives the 2013 NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award.

 

Faculty teaching in her classroom

UW Bothell to Welcome Largest Faculty Class in its History
July 31, 2013
Twenty-nine new faculty are expected to join UW Bothell for the 2013-14 academic year. The incoming group is the largest single faculty class in the history of the university, according to Peggy Frazier, faculty affairs director at UW Bothell.

 

Security officer on bicycle

Training on Two Wheels
July 3, 2013
UW Bothell campus security officers have new bikes, and new training under their belts, courtesy of a recent public safety cyclist training lead by Detective William Bergin from the University of Washington Police Department.

 

Students at commencement

UW Bothell Grads Go Green at Commencement
June 10, 2013
UW Bothell grads will make a sustainable statement during Sunday’s commencement ceremony by wearing GreenWeaver gowns that are made from 100% recycled post-consumer plastic bottles. Use of the gowns diverts nearly 20,000 bottles from landfills.

 

President's Medal

Students Receive Honors at 2013 Commencement
June 05, 2013
UW Bothell students receive honors at the 2013 commencement for their distinguished academic record and demonstrated achievements and success.

 

Tax Forms

Relish the Beauty of Tax Day
April 09, 2013
On this tax day, take a moment to celebrate the unity and beauty of paying taxes.
No, really.

 

Warren Gold

Warren Gold Wins Ecology Award
March 19, 2013
The 2013 Special Award from the Society for Ecological Restoration-Northwest chapter goes to the UW Restoration Ecology Network founded by UW Bothell’s Warren Gold. The network connects students with community partners to complete ecological restoration projects.

 

Taste of Great Education

The Taste of a Great Education
March 19, 2013
The North Creek Event Center is packed with tables and displays that mark the end of a quarter for Leissle’s students in her Discovery Core class Chocolate: A Global Inquiry.

 

Ying Li

Faculty Researches Corporate Responsibility
March 12, 2013
UW Bothell assistant professor Ying Li teaches traditional finance classes in the School of Business while also exploring how institutional investment firms can be more sustainable and benefit from corporate social responsibility.

 

Miss Washington

UW Bothell Alumna to Compete for Miss USA Crown
March 11, 2013
UW Bothell Alumna ('12) Cassandra Searles was crowned Miss Washington USA 2013. She will compete for the Miss USA title in late spring.

 

Birds Eye of UW Bothell

Birdseye View of UW Bothell
March 10, 2013
Thanks to the crane operator and our brave UW photographer Marc Studer, we got a birdseye view of UW Bothell along with a bit of construction education.

 

Banks Named AERA Fellow

Banks Named AERA Fellow
February 26, 2013
Professor Cherry McGee Banks has been selected as a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. This represents one of the highest honors that is awarded in the field of educational research.

 

Chris Wade

The Risks and Rewards of Genetic Information
February 20, 2013
As a researcher, UW Bothell assistant professor Chris Wade studies the intersection between genomics and everyday health care practices.

 

A Conversation With Kemper Freeman

A Conversation With Kemper Freeman
February 14, 2013
Kemper Freeman, Jr., received the inaugural Icons of Retail award from the UW Bothell School of Business. Here are highlights from the question and answer session with Freeman, led by Tom James, a managing member of the Opus Law Group.

What's Your Valentine's Chocolate Personality?

What's Your Valentine's Chocolate Personality?
February 5, 2013
As Dr. Chocolate, I serve a lot of chocolate to my friends, family, and colleagues. I’ve gotten pretty good at guessing what chocolates they will like, based on what I know about them. Here are my suggestions for choosing a chocolate for your special folks.

Debate Team Triumphs in Regional Competition

Debate Team Triumphs in Regional Competition
January 31, 2013
The UW Bothell debate team recorded several victories at a regional competition at Western Washington University January 26-27. More than 850 debaters from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska were in attendance.

Neil Low

UW Bothell Alumnus Previews New Book
January 23, 2013
UW Bothell alumnus and true crime novelist Neil Low will be signing his latest book, “Deadly Attraction”, at Third Place Books on Thursday, January 24th 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Learn about his latest work and life as a true crime novelist while still on the force.


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