Health Study students conducted analyses of global health crises

Students from Dr. Mabel Ezeonwu‘s global health practice course, B HLTH 301, conducted several investigations about prevailing environmental issues around the globe. B HLTH 301 is a CELR class that offers an introduction to global health issues through hands-on experiences in the form of community-eased learning projects (CELR), connected online international learning (COIL) opportunities, or...

June 17, 2024

NextGen Student Ambassador Builds Network around Public Service

By Caleb Rasmussen, a NextGen Civic Leader Corps Ambassador from the University of Washington Bothell. I had the greatest opportunity to travel to Tempe, Arizona, this February, for the 2024 Next Generation Service Corps Leadership Conference at Arizona State University (ASU). The first day of the conference I had the pleasure to get to know...

April 1, 2024

Business students partnered with NAMI to interview community partners for mental health issues

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 2023 to 2024 academic year. This class received Course Support...

March 19, 2024

Influencing public policy that affects public health 

Graduate researchers from the UW Bothell Community Health & Social Justice program proposed and discussed public health issues with lawmakers on Legislative Education Day. By presenting their research and exchanging insights with lawmakers, students were able to foster the empowerment to tackle health disparities and encourage them to continue advocating for change beyond the legislative...

February 8, 2024

Students help local residents love where they live 

UW Bothell students from the School of Business collaborate with the city of Kenmore to collect community feedback for the city’s future development through a Community-Engaged Learning & Research course. Their “Love Where You Live” project not only cultivates students’ practical experience learning but also fosters the connected partnership between the university and the community....

February 8, 2024

A winding path to racial and educational justice

From a student to an advocate seeking justice in race and education, Ayva Thomas marked her journey with the perspective-driven experience at UW Bothell. She aimed to conduct diversity and inclusive learning for students to work with various communities, empowering the establishment of programs like the North Star Mentorship and the implementation of ethnic studies...

January 19, 2024

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