Mary Gates Scholarship Recipients Fall 2023

Three UW Bothell students received scholarships from the Mary Gates Endowment for Students in autumn quarter. The scholarships, which provide $5,000 disbursed over two quarters, are intended to enhance the educational experiences of undergraduates while they are engaged in research guided by faculty. The Office of Connected Learning helps students find opportunities in undergraduate research and leadership,...

January 12, 2024

Research from the heart 

Challenges failed to block Vi Nguyen’s determination to develop non-contact electrodes for enhancing electrocardiogram (ECG) recording methods with the support from the 2023 Founders Fellows Summer Research Stipend. Though the experiment didn’t always provide the desirable outcomes, Nguyen learned to problem-solve independently and strengthen resilience with numerous obstacles. The Founders Fellow Summer Research Stipend support...

December 15, 2023

Digital Scholars Program: A Student’s Perspective – Betelhem Yinges

Betelhem Yinges illustrates her college life with the Digital Scholars Program to unveil the inspiring journey of a first-generation student at the UW with excitement. In her blog, she elaborates on the diversity, equity, and inclusion of knowledge-learning in the program and reflects on the significant impact of collaborating with local communities. The Digital Scholars...

December 8, 2023

My Story: Voting as a call to action for social change

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

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