Students honored for civic engagement

Each year, the University of Washington Bothell recognizes two student civic leaders with the Chancellor’s Student Civic Leadership Awards. Sponsored by the Washington Campus Coalition for the Public Good, this award acknowledges students who address critical issues on campus and in their communities through service and social entrepreneurship.

August 23, 2023

The mark of a mentor

Not being aware of the available resources when in need appears often in many immigrant families. The Latino Education & Training Institute has partnered with students from UW Bothell to discuss relevant community-engaged research on this phenomenon in more detail. The Latino Leadership Initiative program is a cohort style program for Latino/a/x students.  In partnership...

August 8, 2023

Student Academic Showcase features research and capstone projects

In June 2023, UW Bothell held the Student Academic Showcase to introduce research topics across multiple areas for connecting students with community partners. From environmental issues like “Mitigating impacts of seasonal flooding” to neural concerns about “Researching the currently incurable,” students utilized this opportunity to present their results and exchange opinions with others.

June 24, 2023

Symposium showcases undergraduate research, recognizes outstanding mentors

The Undergraduate Research Symposium, an annual research event, created a stage for all three UW campuses to unveil their findings and exchange their opinions with scholars across fields. At the event, Dr. Paola Rodríguez Hidalgo, an assistant professor in UW Bothell’s School of STEM, was recognized for her dedication and was announced as the recipient of...

June 9, 2023

Spring 2023 Business writing class interviews justices and prosecutors

Students enrolled in Laura Umetsu’s community-engaged learning BBUS 307 C: Business Writing Spring 2023 course conducted research, data collection, and interviews with stakeholders. They wrote organizational web-based press releases in collaboration with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Seattle. CELR courses are hands-on, reflective, skill-building opportunities for students to engage with campus and community...

May 24, 2023

Three Connected Learning Students make the 2023 Husky 100 list

The Husky 100 recognizes UW undergraduate and graduate students who are making the most of their time at the UW. Congratulations to three students who participated in Connected Learning opportunities or worked as student staff on the team. In order from left to right: Dessirée Ortaç, recipient of the Mary Gates Research Scholar and Founders...

May 1, 2023

Students tackle a global AI challenge

Professor Nick Cuhaciyan helped one of his Community-Engaged Learning & Research classes connect with Omoigui to play a role in real-world projects on campus or in the community. Waeve.AI came in handy when they identified and categorized an enormous amount of data from various firms’ websites. Community Engaged Learning and Research courses are hands-on, skill-building...

April 14, 2023

Come As You Are to the ABC

“A setting where someone could show up as exactly themselves and be celebrated for it.” Fallon Zollars writes about her story starting as a volunteer through a Community-Engaged Learning & Research (CELR) class at the Alyssa Burnett Center (ABC). This story features her experience and why she applied for a full-time position at the Center...

April 10, 2023

Students support ski-ability at Snoqualmie and Stevens

“Disability & Society: A Focus on Community and the Outdoors” was a community-engaged course directed by Dr. Naranjo as an opportunity to observe skiing from the perspectives of accessibility and disability justice. Students exchanged experiences and opinions with the event participants to learn about the techniques of how they cope with their limitations. Community-Engaged Learning...

February 3, 2023