Graduate students contribute to local city’s development

Students in Dr. Jung’s Master of Arts in Policy Studies (MAPS) class have intended to assist the city in achieving its vision of creating a welcoming and cohesive community that respects all after being exposed to numerous community issues in Lynnwood. To collect opinions from different backgrounds, undergraduates organized World Cafe, a community-engaged event that...

October 19, 2023

Journey to self-growth through teaching kids to code 

As a member of the Digital Scholar program, Parisa Soltanian and other participants collaborated with a community partner to put what they have learned into practice in the 2023 summer quarter. The Digital Scholar program from the Office of Connected Learning provides first-generation students with several digital skill trainings, including digital marketing and data analytics.

October 6, 2023

Summer 2023 UW Bothell Sponsored Awards

Congratulations to the following researchers who have received funding announcements or continued funding this spring: July 1, 2023 – Sept 30, 2023. A Fairness Auditing Framework for Predictive Mobility ModelsDr. Afra MashhadiSponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)Start date: 9/1/2023 | End date: 8/31/2025 Launching the Cosmic Explorer Conceptual DesignDr. Joey Shapiro KeySponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

September 25, 2023

Business students worked with NAMI and interviewed community members

Students from Lecturer Laura Umetsu‘s business writing class, B BUS 307, worked with NAMI to interview organizations and members from the communities. NAMI Seattle has been partnering with Umetsu to bring awareness to the positive impacts and resources that NAMI provides. These interviews were completed in the 2022 to 2023 academic year. This class received...

September 20, 2023

Students honored for civic engagement

Each year, the University of Washington Bothell recognizes two student civic leaders with the Chancellor’s Student Civic Leadership Awards. Sponsored by the Washington Campus Coalition for the Public Good, this award acknowledges students who address critical issues on campus and in their communities through service and social entrepreneurship.

August 23, 2023

It’s possible for first-generation students to study abroad – w/ Rahwa Gebretsadikan in Spain

Nothing is easy as the first person to apply for the study abroad program in the family, Rahwa Gebretsadikan was aware of and familiar with this situation. Joining the program under Global Initiatives to Spain encourages her to share this precious opportunity with other first-generation students on campus.

August 22, 2023

Old man, old sport: New place, new mindset w/ Rico Espinosa in Spain

Words cannot describe how thrilled Rico Espinosa was when he finally got to participate in a UW Bothell Faculty Led study abroad program to Spain as non-traditional university student. Rico is a retired veteran, and married with kids, motivated to participate in a study abroad program because of his love for soccer and his favorite...

August 8, 2023

WSECU named first corporate recipient of Legacy Award

As the 2023 University of Washington Bothell’s Legacy Award recipient, Washington State Employees Credit Union (WSECU) has contributed to various events and programs for UW Bothell students including the Digital Scholars program. Because of the support from WSECU, the Digital Scholars Program will be doubling the number of students it will serve in the next...

July 27, 2023