2014 UW Bothell News

On a recent Friday, UW Bothell’s Husky Hall was the site for a lively celebration involving an eclectic group of students, teachers, staff and advisory board members. The event was the culmination of Proyecta 100,000.

Study Abroad Expands Your World

November 21, 2014
In early November, Justin Nygard, the new ASUWB Director of Government Relations, visited Chinese 101 and inspired Biang Biang Mianhis fellow students with his vivid and moving account of life-changing experiences and his “sentimental education” in China.

Chancellor Yeigh teaches veteran class

November 7, 2014
During the first week of fall quarter, Chancellor Yeigh proudly stood in front of his first class at UW Bothell. The pride stemmed from being in the same room with students who have served in the nation’s armed forces, and from the fact that he is one of them.

UW Bothell mourns passing of Bob Craves

November 7, 2014
Former UW Bothell board member Bob Craves has died at the age of 72. Craves served on the UW Bothell Higher Education Board from 2005-2006 and was an early advocate to establish the University of Washington Bothell.

The Value of Internships at UW Bothell

October 24, 2014
A recent Money magazine study measured 665 colleges on numerous measures including career earnings. UW Bothell ranked number one in the state of Washington, and our success is partly due to the high impact experiences offered through the Career Services department on campus.

UW Bothell co-hosts Sally Ride Science Festival

October 6, 2014
UW Bothell co-hosted the first Sally Ride Science Festival in the Pacific Northwest. Organizers and 100 volunteers set the stage for more than 500 attendees – mostly girls – to engage in two dozen workshops and 30 exhibits.

UW Bothell marks New Schools

September 15, 2014
Two new schools have been named at the University of Washington Bothell, completing the transition of all of its academic programs to schools. The Nursing and Health Studies Program is now the School of Nursing and Health Studies, and the Education program is now the School of Educational Studies. The move becomes effective September 16.

Alumna building bridge to higher education

September 9, 2014
Obtaining a college degree often seems like an impossible dream to many low-income and first generation high school students. Thankfully, they have a new advocate in their corner – Shauniece Drayton, UW Bothell alumna (’14)

Academic Transition Program builds success

August 26, 2014
UW Bothell junior Helen Alarcon says don’t let your grades stop you from achieving higher education. “Work hard in classes and believe in yourself because you have people that believe in you, like those in the ATP program.”

UW Bothell makes 2014 list of best graduation speakers

August 4, 2014
ABC’s John Quiñones urged graduates to push past socio-economic barriers. Nearly half of UW Bothell’s students are first-generation students and more than 40 percent are students of color from diverse backgrounds.

New Resident Director ready to make an impact

July 25, 2014
Rene’ Galindo will use lessons learned as a first generation student to assist and advocate for UW Bothell students.

New Banners Display Student Art

July 25, 2014
The walk thru the UW Bothell campus just got a bit more interesting. Our thriving arts community has created an eye catching outdoor banner exhibit featuring student art.

UW Bothell’s veteran commencement stoles a tri-campus first

June 27, 2014
While most graduates donned their caps, gowns and academic stoles at UW Bothell’s 23rd Annual Commencement Ceremony, student veteran association president Michael Thom and more than 30 other graduates wore a brand new stole specially designed for our military veterans.

Veterans honored at coin ceremony

June 4, 2014
Thirty-four graduating veterans were recognized during the Challenge Coin Ceremony held June 4 on the UW Bothell campus. Graduates received a coin in appreciation for their military service and their contributions as a student.

From UW Bothell to world diplomacy

June 4, 2014
Kelley Shaw’s educational journey began in the Spokane Valley, but a detour through Germany is where she found her love for international relations. So, where in the world will this Law, Economics, and Public Policy major go after commencement?

Look who’s coming to UW Bothell

May 15, 2014
UW Bothell is about to get a little cooler thanks to 17-year old Danika Hollefreund. Coming to this campus through the Direct Transfer Agreement with Everett Community College, Hollefreund is ready to jump in and experience everything this campus has to offer.

Engagement Fair for First and Second Year Students

April 18, 2014
Pathways to Academic Engagement Fair provides experiential academic opportunities for first year and pre-major students.

Student Business Ideas Help Change Local and Global Communities

April 14, 2014
UW Bothell’s Social Enterprise course helps students turn their passion for solving world and community problems into sustainable business ideas.

Public Art for Social Change

April 3, 2014
Public art courses present UW Bothell students from a variety of backgrounds the opportunity to explore the relationships between art, social justice, and environmental sustainability. The result is an impressive array of proposals teeming with artistic brilliance and social integrity.

Dr. Cornel West Challenges UW Bothell Students to Mobilize

April 2, 2014
On Friday, March 7, UW Bothell hosted provocateur and best-selling author Dr. Cornel West. During his talk with more than 500 students, faculty, staff and community members, West challenged everyone to mobilize and use success and privilege for something bigger than themselves.

Education Faculty Presenting at National Conference

April 2, 2014
Three faculty from the Education program are making presentations this week as part of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in Philadelphia. Pam Joseph, Nancy Place and Carrie Tzou. The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research.

Record Number of UW Bothell Students Study Abroad this Spring

March 12, 2014
New first year and pre-major study abroad program paired with additional resource and funding workshops helps students realize dream of learning abroad.

Autumn Study Abroad Combines Ancient Chinese History and Contemporary Media

February 24, 2014
A perfect teaching combination from two UW campuses brings together an ideal study abroad opportunity in China.

Recycle Electronics on Campus

February 10, 2014
Students, faculty and staff may now recycle small electronics on campus, thanks to a new partnership between UW Bothell and Waste Management. Items that can be recycled include printer cartridges and small electronics including mp3 players, phones, cameras and laptops. Bins are located in UW1 and UW2.

Announcing UW Bothell’s 2013-2014 Founders Fellows

January 31, 2014
Students at the University of Washington Bothell consistently display a high level of commitment to their academic pursuits, and frequently go on to greater achievements in academic and professional fields. It was in the spirit of fostering this type of ambition and work ethic that the Founders Fellowship was created.

Bell Yeah!

January 29, 2014
UW Bothell takes part in tri-campus effort to smash Guinness World Record and launch The Whole U, a program to enhance faculty and staff quality of life.

The Student Success Center

January 1, 2014
“The Student Success Center is an improved model for student services in that it provides a unified, cross-unit space that will help with the nuts and bolts of student concerns, but also enable an easier flow between students and staff,” explains Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Learning.