Stories

Community engagement activities come to life through the stories we tell

IAS Dean Brinda Sarathy cares for our community

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Dr. Brinda Sarathy, the new dean of the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, is passionate about advocating for justice, encouraging students and highlighting accomplishments of the faculty.

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The business of mental health

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UW Bothell Lecturer Laura Umetsu, in partnership with the Seattle chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, helps students understand the impact of mental health on society even while they learn essential business writing skills.

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Fall Convergence: Memory & Memorial

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The 9th annual Fall Convergence begins Thursday, Sept. 30, and runs through Saturday, Oct. 1. This year’s theme is Memory and Memorial. 

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Students provide health and hope

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Nursing students in the course Population-based Health in Community Practice discovered unique ways to apply their learning this past summer. Teaching basic yoga poses, giving presentations on body mechanics, and the ever-important art of listening helped them to better understand the communities they serve as nurses.

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STEM4 one step closer to meeting region’s needs

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UW Bothell and Cascadia College will increase the number of STEM students when a new building opens on campus. A ceremonial groundbreaking last month brought together representatives from both institutions along with elected officials, industry leaders, project team members and community advocates who have long championed the shared building.

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Scientist tests soil for hidden contaminants in community gardens

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Not all garden soils are created equal. At UW Bothell, Dr. Melanie Malone investigates contaminants and their prevalence in shared garden spaces like community gardens. Focusing on sites and communities often impacted by pollution, she notes that contaminated soil and marginalized populations often go hand in hand.

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Environmental Education & Research Center opens fall 2021

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The Environmental Education & Research Center opening this fall at Saint Edward State Park will activate the park for environmental learning, stewardship and leadership through citizen science and field research opportunities for UW Bothell students as well as K-12 students and the local community.

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Living his ideals well beyond the classroom

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A passionate, outspoken Army veteran who wants above all else to serve his community, graduate student Phoenix Horn has been named one of the University of Washington Bothell’s Husky 100 this year.

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University, Seattle clinic value partnership

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By working to help each other, the Rainier Valley Community Clinic and University of Washington Bothell students helped themselves — and proved the power of community-based learning.

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Virtual events result in real connections

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Husky Giving Day and the annual Husky 5K raised funds for scholarships and emergency resources. They also connected members of the community to the campus and to each other, much-needed as we emerge from lockdown.

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