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Answering the call to public service

Alumna Kelly Park knew she wanted a career in public service since she was a child. And her education at UW Bothell has shaped how she approaches her new position as chief of police for the city of Shoreline.

November 18, 2022

My Story: My best self

Despite barriers such as cultural expectations and the cost of living, student Zumrad Makhkamova has always done better than expected, whether in school in Uzbekistan, as a member of the honor guard in the U.S. Navy, and now as president of the UW Bothell chapter of Beta Alpha Psi.

November 18, 2022

Creating a better tomorrow

Alumna Marjan Didra came to the United States in search of a better life. Now, she helps veterans find the same.

November 4, 2022

Equity, inclusion and antiracism in museums

Priya Frank, 2011 alumna of the MACS program and 2020 alumna of the year, is now also an editor. In this KING 5 New Day NW story, she talks with host Amity Addrisi about “From Small Wins to Sweeping Change,” a book that amplifies BIPOC voices from museums across the country. The segment begins at 4:25.

October 28, 2022

Public policy, cybersecurity and beyond

Alumnus James Booth’s lifelong interest in computers and in public policy brought him to UW Bothell, which in turn led him to a career in virtual reality and cybersecurity.

October 28, 2022

Determined despite doubt

In pursuit of higher education, Jasmine Vu Nguyen faced rejection, experienced self-doubt and questioned her long-formed plans. Yet, she persevered — and this year was named one of the UW’s Husky 100.

October 13, 2022

Q&A: Bethanie Lee and Erika Lee

Bethanie Lee and Erika Lee, confidential survivor advocates, answer a few questions from Maria Lamarca Anderson, director of communications.

October 13, 2022

Pandemic exacerbated gaps in schools

While it is true that public schools have largely returned to “normal” operations, schools are not done with the pandemic. In this story in The Conversation [], Dr. Wayne Au, interim dean of the School of Educational Studies, shares his views on the problems intensified by the pandemic that may impact students for years to come.

October 7, 2022

New Advancement leader Rebecca Ehrlichman Blume

As the new vice chancellor for Advancement, Rebecca Ehrlichman Blume is responsible for providing leadership and strategic guidance that supports the many goals and mission of the University of Washington Bothell.

October 6, 2022

Saving salmon, one mural at a time

Restoring salmon in local creeks requires educating the community on their whereabouts. In this story [], The Seattle Times reports on high school senior Austin Picinich’s mural project that was informed by the work of Dr. Jeff Jensen, teaching professor in the School of STEM.

September 30, 2022