2013 UW Bothell News

UW Bothell Sees Record Number of Mary Gates Scholars
December 31, 2013
Six UW Bothell students were awarded Mary Gates Scholarships for their research and leadership. Their projects will take place over the course of two quarters.

2013: The Year in Pictures
December 19, 2013
2013 has been a year of record enrollment, leadership change and great accomplishment. Take a look at some of the scenes from the last year.

Champions of Diversity
December 18, 2013
For their academic achievements and ability to overcome adversity, UW Bothell has awarded $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors Rafael Ponce-Venegas and Juanita Rosales.

Thinking Beyond Borders and Performing Beyond Expectations
December 17, 2013
Students entering the college environment at the University of Washington Bothell come braced for all types of academic challenges. In Kirsty Leissle and David Nixon’s Thinking Beyond Borders: Philosophical Explorations of Science Fiction course, students not only embraced these challenges, but turned them into an opportunity to be published.

UW Bothell Grad is Strongest Woman Contender
December 3, 2013
Kristyn Whisman says her grad school experience at UW Bothell contributed to her professional and personal achievements.

First in Our Families
November 27, 2013
At UW Bothell, nearly half of all first year students are also first generation students. They, along with their families, are allowing faculty and staff to help them shape their future and the future of generations to come.

UW Bothell Student Witnesses the Struggle for Education Abroad
November 26, 2013
UW Bothell senior Jozlyn Pelk’s appointment as the first Seattle Ambassador resulted from something of a chance encounter.

The Worlds of Doctor Who and UW Bothell Collide
November 21, 2013
When a student decides to attend UW Bothell, chances are they will find there’s a little something for everyone, especially when it comes to opportunities to work side by side with faculty.

Common Book Conference on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
November 20, 2013
This year’s Common Book is “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” Author Rebecca Skloot spent a decade tracking down facts about cells that were taken from a poor African American tobacco farmer without her knowledge.

Fall 2013 Job and Internship Fair a Success
November 19, 2013
The 2013 Job and Internship Fair organized by UW Bothell and Cascadia Community College was a huge success. According to UW Bothell’s Career Services employer relations manager Kristin Hunt, nearly 400 undergraduate and graduate students attended the fair held in Mobius Hall.

Dominique Garcia Awarded Latino Scholarship Graduate School Fellowship
November 18, 2013
You don’t often hear about pre-med students taking two years to earn a master’s degree in the highly theoretical realm of Cultural Studies, but Dominique Garcia is not a typical student.

Chance Meeting Gives UW Bothell Student and Gold Star Mother a Special Bond
November 8, 2013
The UW Bothell Student and Alumni Veterans Day event began with a speech from U.S. Navy Veteran and Chancellor Wolf Yeigh. His brief speech set the stage for a serendipitous encounter between Myra Rintamaki and UW Bothell student Derek Lane.

Student Artists Commemorate Dia de los Muertos
November 5, 2013
It only took an hour and a half to transform a blank wall into an altar celebrating the Mexican Day of the Dead, but the journey toward the completed installation has been development for weeks.

Regent Ayer Teaches BOLD Lesson
October 29, 2013
The Chairman of Alaska Air Group and UW Regent shares lesson in navigating change and honors employees with UW Bothell ties.

2013 Common Book: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
October 10, 2013
Incoming first year students bring a diverse set of experiences and perspectives to the UW Bothell campus. Diversity is part of the tapestry on which the exceptional student experience is based.

Fall Convergence on Poetics: Creative Practice and Creative Process
September 25, 2013
UW Bothell will host the second annual “Fall Convergence on Poetics” October 3-5. Featuring readings from the master of fine arts (MFA) in creative writing and poetics faculty alongside other distinguished authors, the conference will focus on questions of creative practice and process.

6,000 Miles for One Special Day
September 25, 2013
A grandfather keeps his promise and travels 6,000 miles to attend first year student Yaman Harut’s convocation.

Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award
September 24, 2013
Luis Navarro, UW Bothell MBA Alum ‘05 receives the 2013 NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award.

UW Bothell to Welcome Largest Faculty Class in its History
July 31, 2013
Twenty-nine new faculty are expected to join UW Bothell for the 2013-14 academic year. The incoming group is the largest single faculty class in the history of the university, according to Peggy Frazier, faculty affairs director at UW Bothell.

UW Bothell Launches Digital Future Lab New Name, New Focus, Unmatched Student Experience
July 10, 2013
UW Bothell students now have an opportunity to expand their knowledge base by engaging in a collaborative, interdisciplinary digital experience at the Digital Future Lab.

Training on Two Wheels
July 3, 2013
UW Bothell campus security officers have new bikes, and new training under their belts, courtesy of a recent public safety cyclist training lead by Detective William Bergin from the University of Washington Police Department.

UW Bothell Grads Go Green at Commencement
June 10, 2013
UW Bothell grads will make a sustainable statement during Sunday’s commencement ceremony by wearing GreenWeaver gowns that are made from 100% recycled post-consumer plastic bottles. Use of the gowns diverts nearly 20,000 bottles from landfills.

Students Receive Honors at 2013 Commencement
June 5, 2013
UW Bothell students receive honors at the 2013 commencement for their distinguished academic record and demonstrated achievements and success.

BOLD Leadership in Action
May 1, 2013
The CEO Student Ambassadors of the Business & Organization Leadership Development (BOLD) program are demonstrating their business savvy, leadership, and collaborative teamwork to deliver leadership development opportunities for all UWB undergraduates.

UW Bothell Spring Career and Internship Fair
April 25, 2013
Over 200 students attended the UW Bothell Spring Career and Internship Fair on Wednesday, April 24. Students seeking business and communications opportunities were given access to more than 30 companies who came to campus eager to find qualified candidates to fill their positions.

Nursing Student Wins Fulbright Award
April 23, 2013
Nursing student Christopher Nelson has received a Fulbright award, making him UW Bothell's second awardee in the span of three weeks. He will pursue a master’s degree in Denmark while conducting research on the expanded scope of nursing work in isolated Arctic settlements in Greenland.

Relish the Beauty of Tax Day
April 9, 2013
On this tax day, take a moment to celebrate the unity and beauty of paying taxes.
No, really.

UW Bothell Recognizes Women in Leadership
April 4, 2013
On March 15 organization leaders, student staff, and social change advocates gathered at Mobius Hall to celebrate Women in Leadership. The award is presented by UW Bothell Student Life and is the culminating event marking Women’s History Month.

UW Bothell Invests in Faculty Research
March 27, 2013
Four faculty members at UW Bothell have been named 2012-2013 Worthington Distinguished Scholars. The faculty scholars are: Karam Dana and Gwen Ottinger from the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences; David Socha from the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and Deanna Kennedy from the School of Business.

Warren Gold Wins Ecology Award
March 19, 2013
The 2013 Special Award from the Society for Ecological Restoration-Northwest chapter goes to the UW Restoration Ecology Network founded by UW Bothell’s Warren Gold. The network connects students with community partners to complete ecological restoration projects.

The Taste of a Great Education
March 19, 2013
The North Creek Event Center is packed with tables and displays that mark the end of a quarter for Leissle’s students in her Discovery Core class Chocolate: A Global Inquiry.

Faculty Researches Corporate Responsibility
March 12, 2013
UW Bothell assistant professor Ying Li teaches traditional finance classes in the School of Business while also exploring how institutional investment firms can be more sustainable and benefit from corporate social responsibility.

UW Bothell Alumna to Compete for Miss USA Crown
March 11, 2013
UW Bothell Alumna ('12) Cassandra Searles was crowned Miss Washington USA 2013. She will compete for the Miss USA title in late spring.

Birdseye View of UW Bothell
March 10, 2013
Thanks to the crane operator and our brave UW photographer Marc Studer, we got a birdseye view of UW Bothell along with a bit of construction education.

Stirring the Fire to Empower Women
March 6, 2013
Alyssa Navala is a recent graduate of UW Bothell’s Global Studies program in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Navela is a self-proclaimed feminist who is eager to create discourse about gender equality on campus.

Undergraduate Leadership Development at UW Bothell
March 4, 2013
CEO Student Ambassador Cabinet — The title certainly commands attention. It's motivational. It is bold. It's what the student leaders of the Business & Organization Leadership Development program (BOLD) call themselves.

Banks Named AERA Fellow
February 26, 2013
Professor Cherry McGee Banks has been selected as a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. This represents one of the highest honors that is awarded in the field of educational research.

Summer Camps Coming to UW Bothell
February 26, 2013
UW Bothell is to host summer camps for kids. The camps include idTech camps, Pacific Science Center camps, and Play-well Camps.

The Risks and Rewards of Genetic Information
February 20, 2013
As a researcher, UW Bothell assistant professor Chris Wade studies the intersection between genomics and everyday health care practices.

CUSP Director Connects With Students On and Off Campus
February 19, 2013
Around campus, UW Bothell professor Leslie Ashbaugh is known for leading an annual study abroad trip to Zambia where students explore issues of global economic development. But her point of pride is her ongoing relationships with all of her students.

A Conversation With Kemper Freeman
February 14, 2013
Kemper Freeman, Jr., received the inaugural Icons of Retail award from the UW Bothell School of Business. Here are highlights from the question and answer session with Freeman, led by Tom James, a managing member of the Opus Law Group.

What's Your Valentine's Chocolate Personality?
February 5, 2013
As Dr. Chocolate, I serve a lot of chocolate to my friends, family, and colleagues. I’ve gotten pretty good at guessing what chocolates they will like, based on what I know about them. Here are my suggestions for choosing a chocolate for your special folks.

Debate Team Triumphs in Regional Competition
January 31, 2013
The UW Bothell debate team recorded several victories at a regional competition at Western Washington University January 26-27. More than 850 debaters from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska were in attendance.

UW Bothell Alumnus Previews New Book
January 23, 2013
UW Bothell alumnus and true crime novelist Neil Low will be signing his latest book, “Deadly Attraction”, at Third Place Books on Thursday, January 24th 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Learn about his latest work and life as a true crime novelist while still on the force.

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