2019 Top 10 Editor's Choice

top10-YER-Banner.jpg

UW Bothell 2019 year in review

Top 10 Editor's Choice

New this year, we are introducing our "Editors Choice" — 10 of our favorite stories of the year. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.

 

Fresh insights into workplace interruptions

Sophie-Leroy-190206A-003.jpg

Sophie Leroy of the School of Business brings hope to anyone who works in an office and deals with constant interruption (can you say open floor plan?) Leroy gives tips on how to get back on track after being interrupted. 

Read more

Harry Potter and the core of discovery

Laura-Harkewicz.JPG

It's not easy being a wizard. It requires math and science and a knowledge of Hogwarts history. The Science and Medicine of Harry Potter, one of the most successful Discovery Core courses, used teaching magic (but not the Dark Arts) with first year students. 

Read more

At the intersection of art and geography

3-Hiebert-and-Jung.jpg

A chance bus ride led to a collaboration between visual artist Ted Hiebert (left) and Jin Kyu-Jung, a data scientist. The two have joined forces to merge geographic and artistic representations of information.

Read more

What do the whales hear?

4-VMEO-20180715-123900-deploy.JPG

Whales are an integral part of the culture in the Pacific Northwest. We're proud that UW Bothell faculty and students are working to understand the impact of human activity on marine life.

Read more

Pollinators matter

5-Lambert-flowers-190628.jpg

If UW Bothell had an official insect it would be the bee. Bees embody the university’s commitment to environmental sustainability in academics and practice. Students across campus are learning to identify and protect these indispensable links in the food chain.

Read more

She blossomed through belonging

6-samantha-IMG-0260-Edit.jpg

This story highlights how the many programs on campus work together to support a student on their journey. First-gen student Samantha Penjaraenwatana found support at UW Bothell and has become a mentor herself.

Read more

From life on the streets to law school

7-20190315-Crystal-Nelson-0052-EDIT.jpg

Crystal Nelson was an addict, living on the streets. Like so many, Nelson describes the D.C. Human Rights seminar as a turning point. Now a law student at Seattle University, Nelson is a member of the Husky 100 Class of 2019. 

Read more

Social justice organizers lead talks on issues

8-Megan-McDermott,-Rukeya-Yassen,-Bella-Dumas,-Liza-Boardman.jpg

Our world needs leaders who can build bridges and open dialogue. The work of the Social Justice Organizers (SJOs) is more important than ever. These students learn critical listening skills and help others to recognize diverse points of view.

Read more

Their voice at UWave Radio

9-Brannan-Widdis,-Mo-Abdullahi-190810A-004.jpg

UWave isn't just online radio. Students also produce video, podcasts and curate social media channels. Content is interesting and timely and provides transferrable skills. Anyone can listen and feel the current vibe on campus at https://uwave.fm/.

Read more

Welcome class of 2023, it’s showtime

10-activities.jpg

We love Welcome Week. New students, purple and gold and optimism permeate the air. This year UW Bothell welcomed about 1,600 first-year and transfer students to campus with fun and stimulating activities to help them transition to the academic year.

Read more


Contact us

Office of Advancement and External Relations:
uwbnews@uw.edu
Location:
19128 112th Ave NE, Suite 102
Bothell, WA 98011


Media inquiries

Maria Lamarca Anderson
Director of Communications
mariala@uw.edu
206-960-3851 (mobile)
425-352-5461 (desk)


Share your news

Our communications team works to uncover and tell UW Bothell’s best stories that support our mission and brand.

Share your story