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UW Bothell assesses impact of big downtown fire

Bothell fire truck

National Nurses Week, May 6-12 
UW Bothell nursing students are talking with firefighters, business owners and Bothell residents for a community health assessment to document their resiliency in the year following a huge downtown fire. A multimedia project will be part of a commemoration event this summer.

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Community partners celebrated as co-educators

Kara Adams

The many community partners of University of Washington Bothell were honored as co-educators May 19 at a recognition celebration led by Kara Adams who heads the Office of Community-Based Learning and Research.

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Students developing vision testing for children

Snellen eye chart

CSS faculty joined forces with advocates and elected officials to make Washington the fourth state in the nation to require near-vision screening for school children. Now, CSS students are developing potential near-vision screening tools and therapies to improve affected children’s chances to read, learn and succeed in life.

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UW Bothell role in new vision screening for children

Snellen eye chart

Routine vision screening for school children will be changing as a result of a new law supported by the community engagement of University of Washington Bothell. It’s not just the “big E” eye chart anymore. Children will be screened for near-vision problems that experts say affect their ability to read, learn and succeed in life.

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Counting crows in the cloud

Software identifies crows in flight in real time.

In the past, researchers counting University of Washington Bothell’s famous crows might take a photo of them in the air and analyze the photo later. A capstone project by electrical engineering students takes counting crows into the cloud for real-time analysis.

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