2015 UW Bothell News

Diving Deeper into Diversity

November 20, 2015
After being introduced to the Black Student Union, UW Bothell’s Jasmine Johnson has taken every opportunity to broaden her knowledge and engage in bringing positive change to UW Bothell and the world around her.

Education faculty awarded Boeing grant

November 5, 2015
Professors Allison Hintz and Antony Smith are co-investigators on a project that aims to design and pilot resources for early learning educators.

UW Bothell Homecoming Royalty

October 23, 2015
On Saturday, October 17 before the Husky Nation, Cruz De Jesus Garibay became the first ever University of Washington Bothell student to be named Homecoming Royalty.

Using the Internet of Things for good

October 16, 2015
UW Bothell’s Makerspace in partnership with Microsoft is searching for student-led teams to solve real world problems using the Internet of Things. Two student-led teams will receive grants to make their idea a reality.

Living Laboratory

September 17, 2015
The University of Washington Bothell houses one of the largest and most complex floodplain restoration sites in the state of Washington.

Howie invests in UW Bothell students

September 11, 2015
Chef John Howie, owner of the new Beardslee Public House in Bothell, presented UW Bothell with a $2,880 donation for the student scholarship fund this week. Howie’s investment in our students will go a long way. About 60 percent of UW Bothell students receive financial aid.

Tzou awarded $2.5 million NSF grant

September 11, 2015
Carrie Tzou, assistant professor in the School of Education Studies, is part of a team that has been awarded a $2.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to enhance engineering education. The grant includes the University of Washington, the Pacific Science Center, Red Eagle Soaring and the Seattle Public Libraries.

First-year student brings a world view

September 11, 2015
Since 7th grade, Danielle Tretyak’s life has been a journey full of new cultures, new friends and new schools. Three continents, thousands of miles, and five high schools later, Danielle has found her place – as a first-year student at UW Bothell. (Photo credit: Payal Kumar)

First cohort completes Math REU

September 4, 2015
Students from universities across the nation participated in UW Bothell’s first Math Summer Research Experience (REU). Participants from UW Bothell say the REU has inspired them to go beyond pursuing their undergraduate math degrees.

Standing ready

August 21, 2015
The East shudders in the path of hurricanes. The Midwest lives under the cloud of tornadoes. The West waits for an earthquake called The Big One.

Makerspace is coming to UW Bothell

August 14, 2015
The Collaboratory in Discovery Hall will soon be home to UW Bothell’s first Makerspace. A Makerspace is a growing collaborative movement on college campuses that gives students a space to share resources and tools within their campus community.

From Excursions to Education

August 07, 2015
Jeff and Janelle Cater give the term “Power Couple” new meaning. Married for seven years, they are focused on creating change in the world – together. They each completed their BSN recently after working and attending classes full time at UW Bothell.

CUSP is now First Year and Pre-Majors Program

August 07, 2015
It’s official: CUSP is now the First Year and Pre-Majors Program. The new name reflects a program that has tremendous impact on student success in their first two years at UW Bothell.

Alumni scholarship makes student dreams come true

August 06, 2015
Growing up in the Appalachian Mountains, Heather Felix never thought she could achieve her dream of a graduate degree in occupational therapy with the goal of working with vulnerable populations. Thanks to a scholarship from the UW Bothell Alumni Student Support Endowed Fund, Heather is on her way to achieving that dream.

Bold to lead eLearning

July 17, 2015
Dr. Mary Bold has been named UW Bothell’s inaugural Associate CIO and Chief eLearning Strategist. She will support eLearning programs and lead institutional eLearning initiatives across academic programs. She will join UW Bothell on July 22.

Discovery through distortion

June 25, 2015
A new art installation in Discovery Hall aims to inspire students to solve problems by presenting a variety of new perspectives. That’s the vision of artist Dan Corson, whose work entitled Compound Sight now hangs in the collaboratory on the second floor of Discovery Hall.

UW Bothell launches first online course

June 24, 2015
UW Bothell launches its first fully online course this week with a year-long certificate in special education. While hybrid courses (classroom and online instruction) have been offered for some time, this is the university’s first course to be offered exclusively online.

School of STEM welcomes new faculty

June 19, 2015
The University of Washington Bothell School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics will welcome 16 new faculty to the school starting fall 2015. There were more than 800 applicants for the 16 faculty positions.

Christian Arciniega, the architect of House Bill 1052

June 12, 2015
Raising two kids during her husband’s third deployment to the Middle East, pursuing higher education, and inspiring House Bill 1052 is all in a day’s work for UW Bothell’s Christian Arciniega.

Stay Connected Beyond Commencement

June 12, 2015
More than 1,700 UW Bothell Huskies will be updating their resumes with shiny new degrees and certificates after the 24th Commencement Ceremony this Sunday, June 14th. Exchanging professors for supervisors and homework for paychecks, these grads will be using the skills gained in the classroom to excel in the much anticipated “real-world.”

Faculty recognized for mentoring undergraduate researchers

June 04, 2015
UW Bothell faculty are passionate about engaging undergraduate students in research and they’re committed to student success. Research mentors from UW Bothell were recognized by both the Bothell and Seattle campuses for their work in creating a high impact educational experience.

UW Bothell faculty recognized for excellence

May 21, 2015
Faculty were recognized for outstanding contributions to the university during a recognition ceremony held May 19 at the Hollywood Schoolhouse.

Undergraduate researchers have something to crow about

May 12, 2015
The road to undergraduate research can take the most interesting turns for students at UW Bothell. For Bri McCloskey, Alex LeFort, and Alexi Menth their road included a stop in lecturer Doug Wacker’s animal behavior class, which covered a popular community of crows.

Debate team wins again

April 20, 2015
Coached by IAS faculty member Denise Vaughan, the UW Bothell Debate Team had great success in the recent 2015 Northwest Parli championships. In fact, every one of UW Bothell’s competing debaters took either first or second place in this tournament.

Immersing in culture, changing lives

April 10, 2015
In his first documentary that follows UW Bothell study abroad students to Ethiopia, UW Bothell alum seeks to shatter stereotypes across the globe.

Eulogies and masks bring out student voices

March 31, 2015
What do mask-making, eulogies for the living, and communications have in common? If you are a UW Bothell student and lucky enough to take Gavin Doyle’s classes, you will certainly find out.

Alternative Spring Break Provides Service Opportunities

March 27, 2015
UW Bothell students traded in sand and sunshine for shovels, sea life and service. By the end of spring break 2015, dozens of students will have participated in community service opportunities throughout the region.

Inspiring young readers to discover joy and wonder for math

March 10, 2015
Picture a huddle of children, wide-eyed as they listen to The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the classic tale of a critter gobbling through one apple, two pears, three plums and oh so much more.

New Washington Monthly college guide puts UW Bothell in the top 20 in the West

March 05, 2015
Washington Monthly’s “The Other College Guide: A Road Map to the Right School for You” ranks UW Bothell No. 13 on its Best Bang for Your Buck (Western Schools) list.

Starbucks Teams Up with UW Bothell MBA Students

March 03, 2015
Four years ago, Dennis McGrath, Vice President Global Test and Operations at Starbucks Corp., approached UW Bothell’s School of Business to create a partnership where students could get involved in low-level testing and program development. But Associate Professor Surya Pathak challenged him to do more

You’re Hired! Microsoft scoops up UW Bothell computer talent before graduation

February 24, 2015
Months before receiving her diploma, UW Bothell student Eleanor Wort has already secured a position with one of the region’s top employers.

Real world solutions outside the classroom

February 24, 2015
Salina Shugarts’ experience with community-based learning and research combine classroom and volunteer experience, allowing her to create real world solutions through a new lens.

Distinct Events for Diverse Students

February 13, 2015
Having a diverse student body encourages learning in a way that textbooks and lectures cannot; allowing peers to learn from each other’s unique life experiences and backgrounds.

Preventing Ableism at UW Bothell

February 05, 2015
On Thursday January 30th, students squeezed into the IDEA Project in UW Bothell’s UW1 to take part in the Dine and Dialogue on ableism. With their lunch in hand, these students engaged in discussion about ableism with people of all different backgrounds and experiences.

Makerspace is coming to UW Bothell

February 05, 2015
The Collaboratory in Discovery Hall will soon be home to UW Bothell’s first Makerspace. A Makerspace is a growing collaborative movement on college campuses that gives students a space to share resources and tools within their campus community.

Celebrating our Scholars and Donors

January 29, 2015
Each year, we gather to celebrate the accomplishments of our scholarship recipients and the generosity of our donors. On January 28, we celebrated more than 140 UW Bothell students who received scholarships and awards in the past academic year. More than half of those scholarships were awarded as a result of the donations from UW Bothell alumni, donors, and community partners.

Military, Media, and Mariners

January 27, 2015
With his billowing voice, a bristling beard, and unique life experience, Matthew Fieser is a hard student to miss around the UW Bothell campus and in the classroom. “I chose UW Bothell because I didn’t want to be just a face in the crowd” explains Fieser. “I like the intimacy of the smaller class sizes.”