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Wildfires increasing air pollution in Northwest

US map showing Northwest air pollution in red

BOTHELL, Washington — A growing number of wildfires has increased particulate air pollution over the last several decades in the Northwest, researchers at the University of Washington Bothell report.

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UW Bothell math discovery goes Dutch

De Garve school building

A unique pattern of pentagons discovered by mathematicians at the University of Washington Bothell popped up in the Netherlands in the exterior design of a primary school building.

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UW Bothell students crow about their research

Posters in Mary Gates Hall

University of Washington Bothell students presented posters or talks on more than 50 projects at the 2018 UW Undergraduate Research Symposium.

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Smarter than the average bear fence

Three UW Bothell engineering students

An electrified fence at the Farmer Frog educational farm prevents bears from helping themselves to strawberries. Mechanical engineering students added a camera with bear-recognition software.

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Early, Loreto receive chancellor’s mentor awards

Milagros Lareto and Jody Early

Milagros Loreto, an assistant professor in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, and  Jody Early, an associate professor in the School of Nursing & Health Studies, received 2018 Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research & Creative Practice Mentor Awards.

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UW Bothell shoots for the stars

TrickFire Robotics club and NASA Mars robot

The UW Bothell TrickFire Robotics club designed and manufactured a robot that  competed in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s annual Robotic Mining Competition at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Student receives national science fellowship

Malia Steward

Advisers believe Malia Steward is the first UW Bothell student to receive the prestigious and competitive Graduate Research Fellowship Award from the National Science Foundation.

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2018 Summer Camps Coming to UW Bothell

UW Bothell is to host summer camps for kids. The camps involved are Pacific Science Center camps, iDTech camps, and Pedalheads camps.

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President’s medalist on way to Johns Hopkins

Paul Hage

While earning one of the highest grade point averages in electrical engineering, Paul Hage, the recipient of the 2018 University of Washington Bothell President’s Medal, also contributed to research projects for stroke patient therapy and anemia screening.

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A Seattle floating bridge noise study — for fish

close-up of buoy in Lake Washington

Traffic noise from the Interstate 90 and Highway 520 floating bridges rumbles directly into Lake Washington. UW Bothell student researchers led by Assistant Professor Shima Abadi made a buoy to measure the noise.

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