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Honoring LETI’s Contributions to Community Based Learning

Community-Based Learning, or CBLR, allows collaboration between the University and our community. These partnerships prepare students to address critical societal issues. Our School has honored LETI (Latino Educational Training Institute) for enhancing our students' educational experiences through CBLR.

August 31, 2016

Team Guatemala Video Available

Dr. Mabel Ezeonwu, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing & Health Studies, led 18 UW Bothell students on a two week trip to Guatemala. The students held one day clinics and learned about the challenges of providing health care in resource-poor settings.

August 30, 2016

Alum, Faculty, and VA Collaborate on Article for the AJN

Alum Denise Eckerlin (BSN '14), faculty member Andrea Kovalesky, and community partner Matthew Jakupcak co-authored an article to be published in the September 2016 American Journal of Nursing. Kovalesky cited the "interdisciplinary nature of UWB" as contributing to the appearance of the article.

August 29, 2016

Inaugural Swedish MN Cohort Begins Autumn 2016

Our Masters of Nursing program will launch a new off-site cohort this autumn featuring hybrid course delivery. The Swedish cohort will focus on executive leadership for experienced nurse managers. The program coursework was created collaboratively and includes elements from the School of Business and Computing & Software.

August 3, 2016

Justin Gill, RN to BSN, Pursues DNP at Yale

Justin Gill, who earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing in 2013 at University of Washington Bothell, is now a student in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the Yale School of Nursing.

August 3, 2016

Team Guatemala

Global Health Promotion in Guatemala: Health Services Delivery in Resource-poor Settings was a two week study abroad program this summer. Students, led by Dr. Mabel Ezeonwu, experienced first-hand the difficulties of delivering care with few resources available. (Photo Credit: Briana Hermes)

August 3, 2016

Community Partnerships: LETI Expo, 8/13

This summer our BNURS 409: Partnerships in Community Health students collaborated with community partner Latino Education and Training Institute to plan and promote the LETI Expo. The Expo is a free event taking place on 8/13 on the Edmonds Community College campus.

August 2, 2016

Grace Lasker, Green Chemistry and Chemical Stewardship

School of Nursing & Health Studies Senior Lecturer, Dr. Grace Lasker, is being recognised for her contribution to green chemistry. Dr. Lasker, collaborating with the UW's Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Science, Yale's Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering, and the UW's Professional & Continuing Education office, has designed an online program in chemical stewardship. Dr. Lasker has not only created the program but is also teaching courses within the one year certificate program.

August 1, 2016