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Crowdfunding for medical bills a Band-Aid, not a cure-all, UW Bothell study finds

Crowdfunding campaigns to pay for medical costs have become a booming industry in recent years, with sites like GoFundMe raising billions of dollars for Americans struggling to pay medical bills. But the large majority of those campaigns do not reach their financial goal, according to new research from the University of Washington Bothell.

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‘The blob’ of abnormal conditions boosted Western U.S. ozone levels

Lei Zhang

A University of Washington Bothell study shows that an unusually warm patch of water off the West Coast in late 2014 and 2015 nicknamed “the blob” also influenced air quality. Lead author is Dan Jaffe, a professor of atmospheric sciences. Photo: Lei Zhang, postdoctoral researcher at UW Bothell, checks equipment at the Mount Bachelor Observatory.   

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Student poster selected at math conference

Yiting Xu

A presentation of work from UW Bothell’s summer Mathematics Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) was selected as an outstanding poster at a major math conference. Another REU is being held this summer on campus, and there’s still time to apply.

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UW Bothell accelerates cybersecurity careers

Students at work on computers.

The University of Washington Bothell is in a select position to accelerate students into high-demand careers in cybersecurity. The University is leveraging course offerings with government and industry partnerships through the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity.

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UW Bothell inspiring change across the world

Hye-Sook Kim

A Fulbright research scholar from South Korea is returning home after a year at the University of Washington Bothell with insights that could change the way educational leaders are trained in her country.

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Did You Know?

UW Bothell has been designated a veteran-friendly campus by the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs.