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How to make your own home air purifier

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Professor of Environmental Chemistry Dan Jaffe, who studies smoke and other air pollution, recently demonstrated to UW News how to make your own home air purifier.

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Connecting the dots between farm and hunger

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Bothell business owner and University of Washington Bothell graduate George Ahearn co-founded the EastWest Food Rescue nonprofit with a simple strategy: “You tell us you’re hungry; we get you food.”

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How Arctic fish survive in North Cascades lake

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Working through the pandemic summer of 2020, researchers led by University of Washington Bothell Teaching Professor Jeff Jensen found how Arctic grayling are surviving in one lake in the North Cascades.

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Do-it-yourself air filter for smoke

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With wildfire smoke making the air unhealthy, University of Washington Bothell Professor of Environmental Chemistry Dan Jaffe tells Q13 how to MacGyver an effective filter at home using a 20-inch box fan and an MERV 13 furnace filter.

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Firefighters can train in VR, save water

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A virtual reality program developed by two Computer Science & Software Engineering majors might be used to train firefighters to run the water pump control panel on a fire engine, saving time, expense and water.

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Nursing students investigate K-12 COVID issues

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RN-to-BSN students in a community health course looked at some of the difficult safety and protection issues facing K-12 schools as they plan for reopening in-person classes during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Bringing hope and heart to the homeless

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Nail care was one way that RN-to-BSN students in the Population-based Health in Community Practice course taught by Senior Lecturer Maureen West assessed and observed women at the YWCA Angeline’s Day Center in Seattle.

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Celebrating Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies

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Julie Shayne, a principal lecturer in the  School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences and faculty coordinator of the Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies program, writes in Ms. Magazine how she edited the open access book “Persistence is Resistance.”

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Professional development integrating art, STEM

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Education researchers at the University of Washington Bothell are helping lead a project that fosters teaching K12 students to integrate science and art. Through this integration, researchers aim to broaden the participation of students in science, technology, engineering and math.

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Artificial intelligence turned against COVID-19

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A team led by Assistant Professor Dong Si is turning the power of artificial intelligence against the COVID-19 coronavirus with a new software tool that could help design vaccines and drugs.

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