2024 Digital Scholars Cohort Announced

Congratulations to the 2024 Digital Scholars cohort. Students participate in an experience that provides digital skills training with career and major exploration over three quarters (spring through fall). The Digital Scholars community brings together students, professors, staff, community partners, and alumni to help students develop digital skills and a strong network of supporters. Students also...

April 3, 2024

NextGen Student Ambassador Builds Network around Public Service

By Caleb Rasmussen, a NextGen Civic Leader Corps Ambassador from the University of Washington Bothell. I had the greatest opportunity to travel to Tempe, Arizona, this February, for the 2024 Next Generation Service Corps Leadership Conference at Arizona State University (ASU). The first day of the conference I had the pleasure to get to know...

April 1, 2024

Business students partnered with NAMI to interview community partners for mental health issues

Students from Lecturer Laura Umetsu‘s business writing class, B BUS 307, worked with NAMI to interview organizations and members from the communities. NAMI Seattle has been partnering with Umetsu to bring awareness to the positive impacts and resources that NAMI provides. These interviews were completed in the 2023 to 2024 academic year. This class received Course Support...

March 19, 2024

Influencing public policy that affects public health 

Graduate researchers from the UW Bothell Community Health & Social Justice program proposed and discussed public health issues with lawmakers on Legislative Education Day. By presenting their research and exchanging insights with lawmakers, students were able to foster the empowerment to tackle health disparities and encourage them to continue advocating for change beyond the legislative...

February 8, 2024

Students help local residents love where they live 

UW Bothell students from the School of Business collaborate with the city of Kenmore to collect community feedback for the city’s future development through a Community-Engaged Learning & Research course. Their “Love Where You Live” project not only cultivates students’ practical experience learning but also fosters the connected partnership between the university and the community....

February 8, 2024

Higher education: content and connection

Knowing the significance of social networking for students transitioning to the workforce, Dr. Joseph Ferrare researched its influence and formation inside educational facilities. He emphasizes that educational institutions should prioritize social networking resources to connect with students and encourages undergraduates to step out of their comfort zones and seek diverse experiences for their future careers. ...

February 3, 2024

A world without borders

Lecturer James Reinnoldt led his students to explore the mystery of globalization and connect with worldwide communities through his B CORE class, “A World Without Borders.” By setting up a competition to ship packages with AirTags across various countries, students can learn about international regulations, worldwide interconnectedness, and the ease of global communications. Discovery Core...

February 2, 2024

Diversifying the STEM field 

Despite doubting his capability in the STEM field because of his under-representativeness, Alex Margarito found his place as a high school chemistry lecturer to advocate for diversity in education. He was inspired by Dr. Dan Jaffe to pursue higher education in atmospheric chemistry research and teaching, aiming to provide an inclusive educational environment for students...

January 26, 2024