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New ocean engineering minor ahead

Shima Abadi

Assistant Professor Shima Abadi, School of STEM, is developing an ocean engineering minor at UW Bothell that could start with the 2017-18 school year. It would be the first minor offered in the mechanical engineering program. It would help graduates find jobs and the marine industry find qualified engineers.

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Lab puts heart and art into rehab games

Tyler Libey

Computer games developed as hand motion therapy for stroke and injury patients are more accessible thanks to design experts at UW Bothell’s Digital Future Lab. The lab enriched the visuals, improved the flow and enhanced the user interface. Photo: Tyler Libey, co-founder of  MultiModal Health, demonstrates vHAB.

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Competitive searches bring outstanding faculty

The University of Washington Bothell welcomes 21 new faculty hires in time for the 2016-2017 school year. Eleven are in School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (IAS). Nine are in School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM). And, one is in the School of Business. Fourteen are lecturers.

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Students have impact on engineering program

Cameron Whalen

Students such as Cameron Whalen in the 2-year-old mechanical engineering program are enhancing their education and career prospects through a student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. A select group managed a tour last spring of the headquarters of Blue Origin, the spaceship company founded by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and known for its privacy.

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Engineering in a summer backpack

Backpack with electronics

Robotics workshops are being held this summer at the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center and Seattle Public Libraries using the Backpacks for Science Learning project in which University of Washington Bothell is the lead.

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MBA just in time for Father’s Day

Natahri Felton

After earning his MBA at the University of Washington Bothell – balancing his many nights and weekends between his studies and his family – Natahri Felton, father of five, has the gift of time this Father’s Day.

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Mechanical engineering students deliver

solar-powered cooler hand-off

University of Washington Bothell mechanical engineering students delivered a solar-powered cooler June 10 to their customers at a Woodinville farm. It was on time, on budget and operating as designed at 38 degrees.

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Women dominating IMD program

IMD poster image

For the second straight year, women lead in the number of the students admitted to the popular Interactive Media Design (IMD) major at University of Washington Bothell. Out of 32 admits for next fall, 20 are female and 12 are male. Interactive Media Design adviser Keiko Miyamoto said the first two cohorts in the two-year program that started in 2013 were dominated by male students.

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Students have a hit at business pitch

Adam Zhu

A team co-led by a University of Washington Bothell student Adam Zhu won a $2,500 award in the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship business plan competition. The Aquapel team won the Smukowski Family Best Sustainable Advantage award that goes to the best sustainable product at the UW’s Foster School of Business competition.

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'Aromathematics' in Discovery Hall

A sculpture created with herbs and spices has been completed, but the aroma will linger until May 27 in the fourth-floor vista of Discovery Hall at University of Washington Bothell. Powdered pentagons are arranged on the floor in the pattern discovered by UW Bothell mathematicians Jennifer McLoud-Mann, Casey Man and David Von Derau.

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