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Taking contamination out of community gardens

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Melanie Malone, an assistant professor who researches contaminants in urban gardens, teamed up with community partners to test and remediate soil in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood, where residents could use some healthy produce.

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Understanding the architecture of power

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EJ Juarez, a 2013 Master of Arts in Cultural Studies graduate who now is the public policy manager for Group Health Foundation, on Nov. 12 will lead a UW Bothell What If…? Conversation.

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¡Basta! program wins national health award

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A farmworker sexual harassment prevention program co-developed by School of Nursing & Health Studies faculty won an award from the American Public Health Association.

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Reduce latrine odors, improve global sanitation

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Research largely conducted by University of Washington Bothell undergraduates has determined that a disinfectant produced by a Woodinville company can neutralize latrine odors, a development that has the potential to improve sanitation for millions of people in developing parts of the world.

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Guiding nursing student fieldwork in a pandemic

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Mabel Ezeonwu, an associate professor in the School of Nursing & Health Studies and recipient of UW Bothell’s 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award, tells UW Bothell Magazine how she transitioned fieldwork courses to remote learning when the pandemic hit.

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Cancer survivors may control pain themselves

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Assistant Professor Linda Eaton is researching whether cancer survivors could ease their pain without drugs by listening to hypnosis recordings that suggest visualizing the pain floating away.

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Summer assignment was a walk in the park

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A community-based learning project between Washington State Parks and a School of Educational Studies course led to a choice assignment: Take a look at a park and tell us what you think.

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Local stream watchers add to salmon science

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Jeff Jensen, a teaching professor in biology, revived a local salmon watchers program and found enthusiastic support from community members reporting fish returning to their spawning streams.

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Research center tracks schools during pandemic

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The University of Washington Bothell’s Center on Reinventing Public Education has a national reputation as a school research organization whose nonpartisan analysis is sought by media, including The Seattle Times.

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Cybersecurity for when 911 is the emergency

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Researchers at the University of Washington Bothell have received a grant from the National Security Agency to model how a next-generation 911 system would operate in an emergency and react to a cybersecurity attack. 

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