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‘The blob’ of abnormal conditions boosted Western U.S. ozone levels

Lei Zhang

A University of Washington Bothell study shows that an unusually warm patch of water off the West Coast in late 2014 and 2015 nicknamed “the blob” also influenced air quality. Lead author is Dan Jaffe, a professor of atmospheric sciences. Photo: Lei Zhang, postdoctoral researcher at UW Bothell, checks equipment at the Mount Bachelor Observatory.   

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Student poster selected at math conference

Yiting Xu

A presentation of work from UW Bothell’s summer Mathematics Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) was selected as an outstanding poster at a major math conference. Another REU is being held this summer on campus, and there’s still time to apply.

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UW Bothell accelerates cybersecurity careers

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The University of Washington Bothell is in a select position to accelerate students into high-demand careers in cybersecurity. The University is leveraging course offerings with government and industry partnerships through the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity.

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New ideas in urban transit at UW Bothell

Tyler Folsom on trike

StateScoop.com reports the University of Washington Bothell is working on urban transit using self-driving tricycles.

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Cross-discipline, community hackathons coming

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Hackathons at the UW Bothell Makerspace are expanding beyond problem-solving binges into experiences that direct diverse disciplines to solve community needs.

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Head start in cybersecurity career

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Ten University of Washington Bothell students have a head start in cybersecurity careers as capstone interns in a new partnership with T-Mobile, learning how to protect information from hackers, viruses and loss.
 

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Mary Gates scholarships pay off in many ways

Paul Hage and Kathy Tran

Mary Gates research scholarship is prestigious recognition of academic promise for two University of Washington Bothell students, but the $5,000 each also makes a big practical difference.

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Legislative support for STEM

Kelly Snyder

UW Bothell will be able to accommodate more students in the School of STEM if the Washington Legislature keeps plans on track for a second science, technology, engineering and math building on campus.

 
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'Ghostlight' gives military holiday cheer

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The University of Washington Bothell’s Digital Future Lab has donated 10,000 copies of its first commercial video game to Stack-Up, a nonprofit that supports members of the military and their families.

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New faces of physics

Joey Shapiro Key

“Astronomy is great because people who might think they don’t like science might still like astronomy. Space is cool,” says Joey Key, assistant professor in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics.

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