News from Office of Connected Learning
The Offices of Sponsored Research and Connected Learning are proud to present their efforts through the FY2023 Annual Report. This report showcases sponsored research data at UW Bothell and how students engage in connected learning programs.
November 30, 2023
Andy Walker-Tran appreciated NextGen Civic Leader Corps for allowing him to practice civic engagement and realize the importance of voting as the young generation. After participating in forming a worker union at Starbucks, He pointed out how voting enables young people to express their demand for change and how joining the NextGen Corps helps him...
November 3, 2023
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
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
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
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
Challenging the unfamiliarity to explore every possibility is what Leylani Blanco recommended everyone should do, like her adventure with Global Initiatives to Guatemala. Through this two-week service, she enhanced her practical knowledge and acquired self-growth with cross-cultural exchange.
August 25, 2023
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
Journey with the Quetzal: My Experience with Health Services Delivery in Mayan Villages – w/ Jocelyn Reyes
After witnessing the severe impact on health under poor living conditions, Jocelyn Reyes participated in Global Health Promotion: Health Services Delivery in Resource-poor Settings in Guatemala hosted by Global Initiatives to put her medical knowledge into practice. She had gained life-long skill development and found the pathway to proceed for the purpose of improving the...
August 15, 2023
The wonderful experience of the kindness from locals and the breathtaking views motivated Sumaya Yusuf to step out of the comfort zone and embrace the challenges in this foreign country. The collaboration with the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) and the Global Initiatives from the Office of Connected Learning introduced her to an eight-week...
August 10, 2023