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MBA just in time for Father’s Day

Natahri Felton

After earning his MBA at the University of Washington Bothell – balancing his many nights and weekends between his studies and his family – Natahri Felton, father of five, has the gift of time this Father’s Day.

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Mechanical engineering students deliver

solar-powered cooler hand-off

University of Washington Bothell mechanical engineering students delivered a solar-powered cooler June 10 to their customers at a Woodinville farm. It was on time, on budget and operating as designed at 38 degrees.

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Women dominating IMD program

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For the second straight year, women lead in the number of the students admitted to the popular Interactive Media Design (IMD) major at University of Washington Bothell. Out of 32 admits for next fall, 20 are female and 12 are male. Interactive Media Design adviser Keiko Miyamoto said the first two cohorts in the two-year program that started in 2013 were dominated by male students.

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Students have a hit at business pitch

Adam Zhu

A team co-led by a University of Washington Bothell student Adam Zhu won a $2,500 award in the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship business plan competition. The Aquapel team won the Smukowski Family Best Sustainable Advantage award that goes to the best sustainable product at the UW’s Foster School of Business competition.

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'Aromathematics' in Discovery Hall

A sculpture created with herbs and spices has been completed, but the aroma will linger until May 27 in the fourth-floor vista of Discovery Hall at University of Washington Bothell. Powdered pentagons are arranged on the floor in the pattern discovered by UW Bothell mathematicians Jennifer McLoud-Mann, Casey Man and David Von Derau.

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Math-art display taking shape in herbs, spices

Pentagon tiling in herbs, spices

Sculptor Stephen Watson started creating a unique work of art and math Wednesday as he sprinkled herbs and spices on pentagon-shaped pieces of Plexiglas and arranged them in the pattern discovered by University of Washington Bothell mathematicians.

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Artist gets down to UW Bothell business

Stephen Watson

Artist Stephen Watson used the laser cutter at University of Washington Bothell's Makerspace to prepare an installation based on a layout of pentagon tiles. With the laser cutting 200 or 300 hand-size pentagons from the sheets of plastic glass, Watson said he could expand the art he creates using herbs and spices. The math art goes on public display at the fourth floor vista of Discovery Hall 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday. 

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Lagesse, Shayne win faculty mentor awards

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Chancellor Wolf Yeigh has presented Distinguished Undergraduate Research and Creative Practice Mentor Awards to faculty members Brent Lagesse and Julie Shayne. Lagesse is an assistant professor in the Computing and Software Systems Division and an expert in cyber security. Shayne is a lecturer in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences and faculty coordinator for gender, women and sexuality studies.

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Math, art intersect in spicy pentagon layout

Pentagon tiling graphic

A complex math discovery at University of Washington Bothell will become more mind-blowing when it is rendered in herbs and spices for an art installation. Sculptor Stephen Watson will visit the campus in mid-May to create a temporary, site-specific work of art based on the new pentagon, using his recipe of fragrant herbs and spices.

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Skip the internship, full-time ahead

IMD grads

Interning is a typical step for a graduating student to start a career. But what if you interview for an internship and the company says, “We want you for a full-time position instead.” That happened to two University of Washington Bothell students graduating this spring with degrees in interactive media design. 

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