News from Office of Connected Learning
Category: Connected Learning
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
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
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
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
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
Congratulations to the 20 faculty participants in the 2023-24 HIP Faculty Fellowship! This fellowship is designed to support faculty who wish to develop High Impact Practice (HIP) assignments for lower division students.
August 7, 2023
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
In June 2023, UW Bothell held the Student Academic Showcase to introduce research topics across multiple areas for connecting students with community partners. From environmental issues like “Mitigating impacts of seasonal flooding” to neural concerns about “Researching the currently incurable,” students utilized this opportunity to present their results and exchange opinions with others.
June 24, 2023
The Undergraduate Research Symposium, an annual research event, created a stage for all three UW campuses to unveil their findings and exchange their opinions with scholars across fields. At the event, Dr. Paola Rodríguez Hidalgo, an assistant professor in UW Bothell’s School of STEM, was recognized for her dedication and was announced as the recipient of...
June 9, 2023