Bloomberg reports the University of Washington Bothell study “Producing a Worthy Illness: Personal Crowdfunding Amidst Financial Crisis” indicates personal medical campaigns on GoFundMe were likelier to come from people living in states that chose not to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
The Husky 5K on the University of Washington Bothell’s Alumni Weekend drew 800 runners and raised $17,000 for student scholarships. The Bothell Block Party and Brewfest on the afternoon of May 20 drew 2,500 people to enjoy beer, food and live bands.
The University of Washington Bothell Class of 2017 is the largest to date with nearly 2,000 graduates. About 1,400 of them will walk to “Pomp and Circumstance” and receive their degrees Tuesday, June 13, at Safeco Field.
All four of Peter and Julie Becker's children have attended the University of Washington campus in their hometown. Over the past decade, brothers Jack, Nick and Joe have graduated from UW Bothell, and this year their sister Molly takes the walk in cap and gown.
Stephen Ssemaala, a political refugee from Uganda who graduated from the University of Washington Bothell and the UW School of Law is the recipient of the 2017 UW Bothell Distinguished Alumni Award. Ssemaala is honored for distinguished professional achievements and outstanding community service. The award was established in 2000, and the winner is selected by the UW Bothell Alumni Council.
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