2015 UW Bothell News

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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.


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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.


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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.


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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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.”