STEM News

A passion for community service

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Pavly Galil has a deep passion for supporting other marginalized students. Whether serving as a peer navigator for the Student Diversity Center or representing the campus on the Provost’s Advisory Committee for Students, he is driven by his desire to build inclusive and equitable communities. Read the UW Bothell story on Galil who will be graduating summa cum laude this summer with a bachelor’s in Biology and a minor in Chemistry, and preparing to apply to dental school!

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A DARPA Sarcasm Detector Is Good

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What if an AI system existed that could accurately detect sarcasm? Gizmodo article, A DARPA Sarcasm Detector is Good, calls out the potential value to the autism community. CSS Teaching Professor Annuska Zolyomi's recent research on autism-related discourse on Twitter is quoted. Read the article on Gizmodo! 

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Warren Buck, inspiring Black scientist

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Chancellor Emeritus Warren Buck, a physics professor who arrived at UW Bothell in 1999 as its founding leader, is one of seven UW scientists included in Cell Mentor’s list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists, UW News reports.

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Ambassadors from the land of STEM

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A new cohort of student ambassadors from the University of Washington Bothell will be reaching out to community college students underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math to let them know they’re welcome in the land of STEM. Read the story in UW Bothell news.

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Grant to empower underrepresented students in STEM

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Professor Linda Simonsen and Assistant Professor Joey Key were awarded an internal University of Washington grant focusing on helping to empower underrepresented students in STEM. They are working with the UW Center for Evaluation & Research for STEM Equity to study the experiences of the UW Bothell STEM Public Outreach Team student ambassadors.

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