News from the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Online software certificate addresses cyber need

Claire Jennings

To increase access to the graduate certificate program in software design and development, UW Bothell will also offer it online, starting fall quarter 2018. The goal is to help move more interested people into the cybersecurity workforce.

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Students share their priorities with lawmakers

Chancellor Yeigh welcomes three lawmakers to forum.

UW Bothell students would like the Legislature to advance plans for a new academic building on campus. Student leaders shared their priorities with three local lawmakers at a Jan. 3 legislative send-off.

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Students introduce young pupils to coding

UW Bothell student and young pupil

The kids in an after-school YMCA program at Sand Point Elementary in Seattle learn programming from UW Bothell computer science students who, in return, learn something about teaching.

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What are UW Bothell crows crowing about?

Crows on roof of UW Bothell building

Researchers are listening in on the thousands of crows that gather in the evening at the University of Washington Bothell. The computerized eavesdropping studies the relationship between calls and the birds' behavior.

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Developing a cybersecurity knowledge network

Sen. Maria Cantwell at podium

The severity of cybersecurity threats, the range of targets and the need for skilled professionals was clear at a symposium on energy workforce cybersecurity attended by Sen. Maria Cantwell Nov. 17 at the University of Washington Bothell.

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Salmon in society: biology, history, law

Snow Creek salmon

Through field trips in western Washington and projects in the UW Bothell wetlands, the Salmon and Society course explores salmon from biological, cultural and legal perspectives. Students meet state and tribal resource managers, politicians and riverfront homeowners. 

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Cantwell at energy cybersecurity symposium

Sen. Maria Cantwell

Sen. Maria Cantwell is participating in a symposium on cybersecurity Nov. 17 at the University of Washington Bothell in Discovery Hall. The symposium brings together experts from the government, private sector, utilities, military and academia to discuss defense against cyber-attacks.

 

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Peers facilitate tough math, science courses

Katie Pham with Chris Lock

The first math or science courses students encounter, the ones they need to enter their major, are sometimes called “gatekeeper” courses. By using peer facilitators the University of Washington Bothell is having success turning them into “gateway” courses.

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130 WSOS scholars at UW Bothell, most ever

Pavel Krivopustov

Pavel Krivopustov is on track to graduate in June with a degree in computer science and software engineering, and says it would not have been possible without the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship.

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UW Bothell students share in physics discovery

Joey Key, Jomardee Perkins, Paul Marsh

Two University of Washington Bothell students shared the excitement of making major astronomical discoveries this summer using the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO), which recently won a Nobel Prize for its three founders.

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