The Common Book

Vocabulary Acquisition

vocabulary acquisition


The Mending Wall Project



Fall 2012 Student Success Workshops


Annual First Year Parent Gathering

First Year and Pre-Major Program parents enjoy an evening with UW Bothell faculty and staff. Read more.


Scholarship for Teaching & Learning Symposium - Second Annual

First Year and Pre-Major Program Student Art Exhibit - Shahrzad Mahmoudi

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Ben Gonio, Acting instructor for First Year and Pre-Major Program, recently received a modest grant from the City of Seattle Mayors Arts & Cultural Affairs to do a developmental presentation of a multi-media solo-theatre piece based on "America is in the Heart", by Carlos Bulosan. He will explore a story about love, family, and immigration in 1930's Seattle. Uupcoming performances:

January 21, 22, 28, 29 @ 7:30pm

UW Ethnic Cultural Theatre
3931 Brooklyn Avenue
Seattle, WA 98115 $12
General Admission $5 Student Admission





Global Discovery Week

October 25-28, 2010


Study Abroad Focus

Monday, October 25

1:00-2 pm - Study Abroad panel discussion in First Year and Pre-Major Program, UW2 030
This session will include new first year students who would like to study overseas; students who have already gone to Oaxaca or Zambia; and James Reinnoldt’s (Business) and other faculty members’ observations about leading trips around the world.

2:00–4 pm - Information table with representatives from 
                     International Programs and Exchanges (IPE) 
                     UW2 Commons
4:30–6 pm - IPE Presentation and workshop session UW1 103

The Globalization of the Workforce

Tuesday, October 26, 1-2 pm in First Year and Pre-Major Program, UW2 030
Initiated by faculty members in IAS, Business, and Nursing, the conversation will zero in on some fundamental structural and experiential changes occurring in the workforce.  Faculty will also discuss their own observations about how students might best prepare themselves for finding satisfying jobs in the global marketplace.

The Changing Face of Global Education

Wednesday, October 27, 1-2 pm in First Year and Pre-Major Program, UW2 030
This day’s event will focus on how universities are responding to global trends and competition as they adjust their vision of higher education for the new century. What connections might we draw between Port Elizabeth, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, and Bothell?

Understanding Cross-Cultural Learning Styles

Thursday, October 28, 1-2 pm in First Year and Pre-Major Program, UW2 030
To conclude the week, faculty members from writing, math, literature, and the Discovery Core sequence will zero in more closely on how different cultures prepare students for success in the classroom and how both UW Bothell faculty and students might best leverage these different learning styles.