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New club for cryptocurrency, blockchain fans

Cryptocurrency club adviser and officers

The UW Bothell Cryptocurrency Club brings together students interested in digital currencies and the underlying blockchain technology. The club shares ideas, brings speakers to campus and make contacts that can lead to jobs. Future activities include a cryptocurrency festival and mining a new coin.

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Accommodating religious observances

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Finals week this spring coincides with Ramadan, and the University of Washington Bothell is reaffirming its commitment to accommodating religious observances. Proctored classrooms can be available after sundown when fasting students have had food and water and are better able to concentrate on their work.

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Pierre D. Mourad receives University of Washington Bothell 2018 Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award

Pierre Mourad

Pierre D. Mourad is the recipient of the University of Washington Bothell's 2018 Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award. Mourad is a professor in the Division of Engineering and Mathematics in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics. 

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Cybersecurity? Easy. Secure usability? Hard

A cybersecurity expert outlined the challenges of advancing technology and introduced research by four University of Washington Bothell faculty members to an audience of alumni and others at Chateau Ste. Michelle. 

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Scanning electron microscope at UW Bothell

UW Bothell researchers in engineering, materials and biology have a powerful new tool in a scanning electron microscope installed in Discovery Hall. Seungkeun Choi’s research team is using it to develop organic solar cell technology. 

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Interactive art sheds light on homelessness

Interactive media design students created a cardboard box with an iPad showing people living on the streets and quotes about homelessness. They put the “Inside the Box” project on the campus promenade, using art to illuminate a social issue.

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Digital Future Lab electrifies at Comic Con

Nearly 100,000 gamers and comics lovers of all kinds flocked to Emerald City Comic Con March 1-4, including a group of students from the University of Washington Bothell’s Digital Future Lab (DFL) who hosted six panels on diversifying the industry. 

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UW Bothell wins undergraduate research grant

The National Science Foundation awarded the University of Washington Bothell nearly $367,000 to support undergraduate research into biomedical technology. Undergraduates will have the opportunity to join three faculty members developing microbiosensors coupled with wireless transmission.

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Gates scholarship supports ideal research match

Anna Kirchan, a double major in electrical engineering and chemistry, received a Mary Gates scholarship to support research led by UW Bothell Assistant Professor Seungkeun Choi. The research might lead to a small sensor that could monitor glucose from a diabetic’s sweat.

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STEM women see options on career trek

About 20 women students from the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics took part in the latest Women in Engineering Trek. Visiting locally based companies helped students see there are career opportunities with engineering and computing companies that want to employ more women.

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