Student Experience

SPRING 2021

""A glance at UW Bothell ACM in winter 2021

It may not be obvious at first glance, but winter 2021 has been a surprisingly busy time for the UW Bothell Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) club. Winter quarter is traditionally the time the ACM plans the hackathon for spring quarter, and this year is no different. Cameron Ufland, secretary on the 2020-2021 executive team, shares a glance of what ACM has been up to in winter 2021.

AUTUMN 2020

A ship in port is safe, but that is not what ships are for. Sail out to sea and do new things. - Grace Hopper29 Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration student scholars

The Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration (vGHC) is the "world’s largest gathering of women technologists". This year the Computing & Software Systems Division awarded 29 undergraduate and graduate students a scholarship to attend the virtual conference. Students joined a community of thought leaders, students, and experts in technology to learn, network, and be inspired together to achieve intersectional gender and pay parity in tech. vGHC is produced by AnitaB.org and presented in partnership with the Association of Computing Machinery.

UW Bothell Graduate Certificate Programs Make a Difference in the Lives of Women in Engineering

Jennifer Kolar had more than 20 years of engineering experience but wanted to enhance her skills; Kelsey Stemm was looking to make a career pivot from human embryology to software engineering. Jennifer’s desire to add to her toolset and Kelsey’s career change led them in the same direction: graduate certificates at the UW Bothell School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics. The Graduate Certificate in Electrical Engineering Foundations provided Jennifer (GCEEF ’20) with the updated industry knowledge to thrive in her role as vice president of engineering at Monsoon Solutions. Read their story on the Society of Women in Engineering blog.