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Conference focuses on near-vision testing

eye screening graphics

An early look at what some new near-vision screening tests could look like was presented Nov. 4 at a symposium at UW Bothell. Students are developing apps that may be used in eye exams to detect whether school children have problems that affect their ability to read.

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Connecting wetlands to the world

Tyson Kemper and Sarah Verlinde

A small herbarium has sprouted at the Sarah Simonds Green Conservatory. It provides a critical authoritative record of plants in the 58-acre UW Bothell wetland and is a resource for students and researchers worldwide.

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Self-driving bikes could move the world

Elcano group with orange trike

With help from Amazon Catalyst, UW Bothell faculty member Tyler Folsom is leading a group of students working to develop self-driving bicycles. Costing far less than a self-driving car, autonomous bikes could improve traffic safety, speed up urban transportation and save energy, reducing climate change.

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Students aid in breakthrough against dementia

chemistry prof and two students

Chemistry professor Lori Robins and students Luis Contreras and Virkamal Dhaliwal helped the Briotech company of Woodinville prove its product is effective in destroying prions, the abnormal proteins that cause dementia disorders such as mad cow disease and Alzheimer’s.

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Recognizing our outstanding staff

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Each year UW Bothell celebrates the contributions of our valued staff. This year’s staff appreciation breakfast was a time to honor individuals across our campus who are committed to the success of our students and our campus community. As always, there were lots of laughs thanks to emcee Sean Marsh and lots of pictures to remember the occasion. 

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Did You Know?

UW Bothell is the fastest growing public university in the state of Washington.