Stories

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A chatbot that cares about caregivers

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One of this year’s projects under the UW Population Health Initiative is a chatbot being developed to help caregivers in families with children who have chronic health conditions. It’s called CocoBot.

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Nursing students prep Bothell for disaster

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Nurses in community health courses surveyed Bothell residents to help the city identify who would be most vulnerable in a disaster and how to communicate with them.

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Where do IAS grads work? Ask an alum

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With quarterly Mentor Chats, alumni from the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences return to tell current students how the skills they have learned are valued in the professional world and lead to rewarding careers.

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Film class engages Seattle arts community

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Students in a University of Washington Bothell film studies course are exploring movies and documentaries this summer with the help of the Northwest Film Forum (NWFF) in Seattle, one of the university’s core partners in community-based learning. 

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Curious about crows? Campers consider corvids

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In the newest Pacific Science Center summer camp developed by the University of Washington Bothell, elementary students learned about the science and culture of crows on the campus where thousands of them roost.

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Preparing for wildfire smoke indoors

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UW Bothell students are helping evaluate enhanced air filtering at Seattle community centers that offer residents fresh air when wildfire smoke falls over the city.

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Bees represent UW Bothell sustainability

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If the University of Washington Bothell had an official insect it would be the bee. Bees embody the university’s commitment to environmental sustainability in academics and practice.

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Soda can solar heater built to warm tiny home

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For their capstone project, four Mechanical Engineering students built a soda can solar heater to demonstrate how recycled aluminum cans could help heat a tiny house for the homeless. 

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UW Bothell celebrates community partners

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The University of Washington Bothell recognizes and thanks the many businesses and organizations in the community that collaborate with students such as Yaqoob Zakaria to support learning and research.

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Exploring how to succeed in college

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About 120 educators, counselors, advisers and librarians from regional colleges and high schools attended the Transitions Unconference at Mobius Hall to discuss how to help students succeed in college.

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