A Guide to Your First Year at UW Bothell

Issue 50

50th Edition: January 13, 2013

Summer 2014 Study Abroad Now accepting applications!

When in Rome: Interdisciplinary Studio Art and Italian Culture

Program Type: UW Program Summer Term A
Est. Program Dates: June 25 – July 22, 2014
Est. Program Fee: $4,985
Program Directors: Barbara Noah, IAS Studio Art and Sabrina Tatta, Italian Language (UW Seattle)
Overview: A 12-credit interdisciplinary studio art and Italian culture and cuisine program based in Rome, open to all majors, for all levels of art experience (including intro level), and no prior language requirement.

Learn more from the program website and apply by January 17, 2014.

Scientific Explorations of Art and Architecture in France

Program Type: UW Program Summer 2014
Est. Program Dates: June 23 – July 23, 2014
Est. Program Fee: $4,000
Program Directors: Andrew Abian, Math and Engineering and Erin Hill, Physical Sciences.

Overview: A unique 6-credit study abroad program, based in Paris, France geared towards students with an interest in a novel exploration of art and architecture through a conceptual physics lens. This course welcomes students from all disciplines and levels to apply.

Learn more by visiting the program website and apply by January 17, 2014.

For financing study abroad:

  1. Financing Study Abroad page on the Global Initiatives website,https://www.uwb.edu/globalinitiatives/abroad/financing It provides details about both scholarships and financial aid and provides a direct link to make an advising appointment in our office.
  2. Email uwbworld@uw.edu with specific questions

Source: Natalia Dyba - Nataliak@uw.edu


FREE BOLD Leadership Event For Undergraduate Students of UW Bothell

This is a great opportunity to experience, network, and learn of the great programs that the University of Washington Bothell has to offer!

January 14, 2014 When
North Creek Event Center Where
6:00pm Time

Please join is for this FREE BOLD Leadership Lesson and meet the CEO of Level 11, Mark Hadland.

This event will be catered by Gourmando, and there will be prizes and swag to win! Mr. Hadland is a successful executive with experience in management consulting, private equity, start up and executive operational roles, with over 20 years of experience in delivering business value, technology solutions and financial results.

Mr. Hadland has been responsible for $250M in career services revenue and has held interim C level roles as CEO and CFO for public companies with a focus on shareholder value creation, business development, corporate development and strategy. In addition, he founded a Private Equity Investment and M&A platform, and provided strategic advisory services in the turn around and restructuring of several companies. His experience also includes leading large complex solution sales and in managing and delivering large, global technology and business transformation programs for Fortune 100 clients.

Industry Experience Includes: Media & Entertainment Telecom Utilities Computer Gaming Casino Gaming & Lottery Systems Electronics & High Tech Hospitality, Travel & Transportation Services Retail

Technology Leadership Capabilities Include: Strategic IT Technology Planning Global Technical Architecture Planning & Design IT Finance and Budget Planning IT Governance and Controls IT Methodologies & Frameworks Technology Transformation & Value Realization Application Portfolio Management IT Project Prioritization Management Vendor Management Technology KPI Reporting and Metrics Technical and Solution Architecture Oversight Program Management Office Leadership Business & Technology Capacity Planning.

If you are interested in this unbeatable opportunity with BOLD you must register soon because space is limited!

Please register at depts.washington.edu/livebold/register

Upcoming Campus Events

In celebration and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, check out the below events on campus,

Tuesday, 14th

Fruitvale Station
Tuesday, January 14th - 5:30pm-7:30pm
Mobius Hall, CCC

The true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. Won the Grand Jury Price at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

Wednesday, 15th

Spoken Word with MC Prototype
Wednesday, January 15th - 12:00pm-2:00pm
Food for Thought

Come listen to MC Prototype’s art, write, and perform your own spoken word.

Saturday, 18th

MLK Day of Service
Saturday, January 18th
from 8:00am-1pm
Mobius Hall


Below is a list of available volunteer service sites. All volunteers, regardless of site, should meet in Mobius Hall in the Cascadia CC3 building.

Litter Cleanup and Yard Work - ASUWB's Bothell on the Hill

Removal of Invasive Plant and Planting Trees - UWB and CCC Wetlands

Bowling with Children with Disabilities - Miracle League

Sorting and Organizing Donated Clothing - Threads and Treads

Repair and Maintenance Projects - Northshore Senior Center

Cleaning and Organizing - Riverside East Retirement Home

Collecting and Sorting Food - Greater Bothell Parent Resource Center

Advocacy Workshop - Paul Markham, UW Bothell Faculty

Letters to Service Members - Letters to Service Members

Food Justice Work - 21 Acres

Please REGISTER for a service site ahead of time at: http://www.bothell.washington.edu/studentlife/volunteer/mlk   

Source: Kara Adams - kadams@uwb.edu

Intramural Sports Winter 2014 Sign-Up

January 8, 2014 - January 27, 2014

It's time to sign-up for Intramural Sports for Winter Quarter 2014. Leagues start on January 21st so sign-up today for Basketball, Flag-Football, Soccer, League of Legends, Pokémon, Dodgeball, and Bowling. Form a team or sign-up as a free agent and compete to win your official UW Bothell Intramural Champion t-shirt! Log on to IMLeagues.com/UWB today and get involved in campus sports today.

Questions? Comments? Concerns? Contact Betsy Brown at bbrown@uwb.edu