CUSP Presents Newsletter

Issue 42

42nd Edition: October 18, 2013



First Year and Pre-Major Updates

First Year Advising Appointment : If this is your first quarter at UW Bothell, make sure to sign up for your First Year Advising Appointment before November 20th! Check your email to see which advisor you have been assigned to.

Discovery Core II Courses are online : Check out our website for a list of descriptions, instructors, dates and times for each course.

My First Year Guide: Check out our guide for First Year students at UW Bothell and look for our weekly emails each Monday.

View the Complete Academic Calendar

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Eastside Leadership Center: Info Session

Earn your Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration at the Eastside Leadership Center. This University of Washington Bothell School of Business Program offers undergraduates a two-year cohort program which allows them to complete their degree in approximately two years.

Please join us to learn more about this unique opportunity.

  • Thursday, October 24, 2013 | 1:30pm-2:30pm | Room TBD Free Coffee & treats
  • Friday, October 25, 2013 | Eastside Leadership Center | 12:00pm-1pm Free Lunch at the ELC!

The Eastside Leadership Center (ELC) is part of the University of Washington Bothell’s School of Business. Located in Bellevue, WA, the ELC is home to the University of Washington Bothell Leadership MBA program and the BA in Business program. The UW Bothell School of Business also holds its executive education programs at this fully equipped campus building that has high-tech classrooms, student lounges, conference facility and faculty offices.

The ELC is conveniently located at 2515 140th Ave. NE in Bellevue, right off the 148th Ave exit on SR- 520. The convenient location allows residents of Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond and Issaquah or people who work in these cities to drive to day and evening classes without getting on to I-405 or SR-520 at peak driving times.

To RSVP, please email Susan Gibson at
Please write “ELC RSVP” in the subject line and include your first and last name in the body of the text, and which info session you will be attending.

Engineering Mentor Night

engineering mentor nightIf engineering interests you, but you're not quite sure what it has to offer then this night is for you! Come by the open house on October 22nd, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, in Mobius Hall. Pizza will be served!



Students can:

Meet professional engineers

Explore opportunities in engineering

Receive academic advising

Learn more about employement in engineering


Examples of engineering fields to be represented at the open house:

  • Aeronautical
  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Computer
  • Electrical
  • Environmental
  • Geotechnical
  • Industrial
  • Marine
  • Material Science
  • Mechanical
  • Structural

Co-sponsored by Puget Sound Engineering Council and UW Bothell

Source: Stacey Doran -

Research in Action

Research in Action 2 credits Fridays 11am to 1pmThe Office of Research would like to invite students, faculty, staff and the general public to the Autumn Quarter Research-In-Action seminars. Join us for exciting discussions!




“Computational Chemistry and Biology: Leveraging the Power of Computers to Understand and Design Molecules to Improve Human Health and Bioenergy”
Peter Anderson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Friday, October 25th, 11:00am, UW1-021

This seminar is part of the BCUSP 290 Research-In-Action seminar series. Presenters speak for approximately 45 minutes followed by a 15 minute question and answer period. All are welcome to attend the seminar portion of the class.

Click here for a full list of upcoming seminars

Source: Charlotte Rasmussen at

Professional Development Series Certificate Program

Certificate of Leadershit by attending 8 sessionsThe Professional Development Series is designed to introduce students to basic leadership principles and build them into dedicated, articulate, ethical and confident leaders.

November’s session is based on Health and Wellness and the importance to have balance and stress relief as a leader.  It will be taught by Assistant Director of Recreation and Wellness at UWB, Alison Greenwood, M. Ed.

: Friday, Nov. 2nd, 2-3:30pm
: UW1-030

Source: Ariana Aldebot