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Expert on wildfire air pollution

Daniel Jaffe, chair and professor of physical sciences, School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics at University of Washington Bothell, is an expert on pollution sources, particularly wildfire smoke in the western United States and ozone air quality standards in the summer.

August 31, 2016

UW Bothell: a great value

BOTHELL, Washington - Washington Monthly ranks the University of Washington Bothell No. 22 on its 2016 Best Bang for the Buck list of top 100 western region colleges. The list rates colleges based on their value-added or colleges that “help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices.”

August 29, 2016

Recognizing our outstanding staff

Each year UW Bothell celebrates the contributions of our valued staff. This year’s staff appreciation breakfast was a time to honor individuals across our campus who are committed to the success of our students and our campus community. As always, there were lots of laughs thanks to emcee Sean Marsh and lots of pictures to remember the occasion.

August 26, 2016

UW Bothell abuzz

When Robert Wrench started work as a UW Bothell gardener, the bee enthusiast found himself at home among the campus' smallest residents. He recently welcomed us into the secret lives of bees, sharing their potential educational value and the best times and places to find them.

August 26, 2016

Certified digital teaching, learning

When teachers in the University of Washington Bothell's new digital teaching certificate program complete the course, they will be set to lead their students in this increasingly digital culture.

August 26, 2016

New ocean engineering minor ahead

Assistant Professor Shima Abadi, School of STEM, is developing an ocean engineering minor at UW Bothell that could start with the 2017-18 school year. It would be the first minor offered in the mechanical engineering program. It would help graduates find jobs and the marine industry find qualified engineers.

August 19, 2016

Eye-opening experience in Guatemala

Eighteen University of Washington Bothell students saw the challenges of providing health care in a country with minimal resources during an eye-opening two-week trip to Guatemala. Sometimes traveling by river and sharing primitive conditions, the group held “pop-up” one-day clinics in schools or churches at seven villages.

August 19, 2016

Lab puts heart and art into rehab games

Computer games developed as hand motion therapy for stroke and injury patients are more accessible thanks to design experts at UW Bothell’s Digital Future Lab. The lab enriched the visuals, improved the flow and enhanced the user interface. Photo: Tyler Libey, co-founder of MultiModal Health, demonstrates vHAB.

August 19, 2016

Training, collaboration for campus safety

Campus Safety Director Cham Kao plans continuing training for his officers, increased involvement with departments and students, and more collaboration with the Bothell Police Department. The goal is to ensure that UW Bothell and Cascadia College students, staff and faculty are provided with a safe and secure living, learning and working environment.

August 19, 2016

Competitive searches bring outstanding faculty

The University of Washington Bothell welcomes 21 new faculty hires in time for the 2016-2017 school year. Eleven are in School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (IAS). Nine are in School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM). And, one is in the School of Business. Fourteen are lecturers.

August 12, 2016

Students have impact on engineering program

Students such as Cameron Whalen in the 2-year-old mechanical engineering program are enhancing their education and career prospects through a student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. A select group managed a tour last spring of the headquarters of Blue Origin, the spaceship company founded by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and known for its privacy.

August 12, 2016

How orientation helped me transfer

Every student chooses UW Bothell for different reasons. I chose UW Bothell because I wanted to attend a small university and sample different courses available to students in interdisciplinary arts and sciences. I've really thrived in a collaborative environment. The small class sizes allowed me to really engage with other students and have a one-on-one relationship with my professors.

August 8, 2016