Public Engagement at University of Washington Bothell

Community-Based Learning and Research

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Welcome to the on-line home of the University of Washington Bothell's Office of Community-Based Learning and Research.

At UWB we engage in community-based learning and research to address recognized challenges within our region, nation, and world. As an institution of public education, we take our responsibility to educate and address public problems seriously.

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Are we permitted to hire at this time?
What if there isn’t work, or it isn’t possible to work from home?
What happens after April 7?
Where can I find resources for training and professional development?
Is Shared Leave Available for Staff?
What is the difference between “essential personnel” and “critical personnel”?
What resources exist for self-care?
Will mandatory promotion and tenure clocks proceed as normal?
Can I change my course to C/NC?
What is expected of faculty during the “transitional” first week of courses in Spring?
What library resources are available?
What resources are available for students adjusting to online learning?
I’m concerned about a student’s access to technology. What can I do?
I’m a faculty member who would like support transitioning to online instruction. What resources are available to me?
How do I make sure my courses, materials, etc. are accessible?
What are the protocols for faculty/employees who are reporting symptoms?
How is the UW safe-guarding research personnel?
I have sensitive equipment that needs daily maintenance. Can I come in to do this work?
What if I have undergraduates in my laboratory? Can they still work on their research, if they are willing to do so?
Are we now under suspended operations?
How does UW Bothell clean and disinfect?

Spring Courses

We are hiring: Student Program Assistant

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NEW! Remote CBLR advising

The Office of CBLR is offering remote advising via phone call or video through March 27th.

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CBLR in the news

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UW Bothell recognized for community engagement

The Carnegie Foundation has recognized the University of Washington Bothell for its community engagement — collaborations with outside partners that lead to the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources.
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Learning through community journalism

When UW Bothell students learn journalism through community newspapers, they also learn about the ethnic and geographic communities served by the papers.
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