Stories

Community engagement activities come to life through the stories we tell

Real world intrudes on quarantine course

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Stefanie Iverson Cabral teaches a course in the School of Nursing & Health Studies called Quarantine and Isolation that, ironically, will be conducted remotely this spring  because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Snohomish County vote tests government class

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Students in Jason Lambacher’s American Government & Politics course learned about voter demographics and offered suggestions to the Snohomish County Elections Department through community-based learning projects.

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Plants tell their stories with QR codes

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Thanks to a UW Bothell Herbarium project, dozens of plants, bushes and trees on around campus have labels with QR codes that a smartphone can read to open a website with site-specific information.

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Gravitational wave science finds a home in comics

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An educational comic about the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory has a character inspired by Joey Key, a member of the LIGO team and an assistant professor in the School of STEM.

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A search to find and map happy places

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Ted Hiebert and Jin-Kyu Jung , associate professors in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, plan to use digital mapping technology to represent where people find their happy places.

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Earth Day on a campus where feet get muddy

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Every day is Earth Day at the University of Washington Bothell where wetlands cover half the campus and sustainability is ingrained in academics, operations and policies.

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3 priorities set in new UW Bothell strategic plan

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After the successful completion of the 21st Century Campus Initiative and following a thoughtful campus community collaboration, the University of Washington Bothell drafted a new strategic plan that prioritizes diversity, engagement and cross-disciplinarity. 

 

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One-lake wonders facing climate change

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The survival of Arctic grayling in Washington could be imperiled, says Jeff Jensen, a senior lecturer in biology, because warming temperatures affect the only stream in the state where the fish spawn.

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UW Bothell students can be counted on

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College students are among those populations that are historically undercounted in the U.S. census, but UW Bothell students, staff, faculty and community partners are working to ensure that students count this year.

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UW Bothell's community engagement certified

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The Carnegie Foundation has recognized the University of Washington Bothell for its community engagement — collaborations with outside partners that lead to the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources.

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