UW Bothell E-news
November 2008

From the Chancellor

Chancellor Kenyon Chan
Kenyon Chan

Greetings, alumni and friends!
One word that currently comes to mind when describing UW Bothell is growth. We are growing and actively planning for our future. You will see growth coming in two ways—in the form of increased enrollment and numbers of students on campus, and in the growth of our long-term vision of UW Bothell. As we grow from 1,800 to 5,000 students over the next 12 years, we will need to increase our degree offerings to meet student and state demands. Read more ...

Campus Updates

UWB Business Professor Sundar Balakrishnan

UW Bothell to Offer MBA in Bellevue
UW Bothell recently received approval to extend its MBA Program southward to Bellevue, Wash. The new Leadership MBA in Bellevue will focus on developing business leaders through a mentorship and strategic leadership program. Read more ...

New Science & Technology Program Approved
The UW Regents recently approved creating a Science and Technology (STEM) Program at UW Bothell. Professors Warren Buck and Frank Cioch lead a transition team that is beginning program development. Degree offerings may be available as early as the 2009-10 academic year.

Joseph Stiglitz

Nobel Winner Stiglitz Visits UW Bothell
UW Bothell welcomed Joseph Stiglitz, recipient of the 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics and former senior vice president and chief economist at World Bank, to campus last month for an engaging presentation on his new book The Three Trillion Dollar War, The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict. "There are few topics that are more timely with the current state of the economy and international involvement in Iraq," noted Susan Jeffords, UW Bothell vice chancellor for academic affairs.

INSIGHT Now Online!

Sue Ambler

UW Bothell's newsletter for alumni and friends is now available online. The autumn edition of INSIGHT features stellar alums Sue Ambler, M.Ed. ’97, and Neil Low, IAS ’03.  Also included is an update on UW Bothell’s 21st Century Initiative. Check it out!

Save the Date

Apple Cup 2008
  • Nov. 22: Apple Cup TV Viewing Party, 12 p.m.
  • Dec. 14: UW Bothell Night with Husky Men’s Basketball vs. Portland State, 5 p.m.
  • Jan. 6: UW Bothell Alumni Council Meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • Jan. 20: Nursing Career Advancement Day
  • Jan. 26-30: Career Discovery Week
  • Jan. 27: CDW Alumni-Student Networking Social, 5:30- 7:30 p.m.
Visit the Alumni page on our Web site for details on these and other events.

Trackin' the Dawgs: Alumni Class Notes

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The following UW Bothell grads are part of the inaugural cohort of UW Bothell’s new Master of Arts in Cultural Studies (MACS):  Ann Ferreira (Liberal Studies ’97), Christi Nelson, (IAS ’00), Nikki Neuen (IAS ’04), Tyler Pratt (IAS ’07), Salena Farris (IAS ’08), Valerie Heuschkel (IAS ’08), and Faith Simonelli (IAS ’08).

For more updates, visit Trackin' the Dawgs in INSIGHT.

Do you have news to share about a new job, professional or civic activities, a recent move, an exciting adventure or an addition to your family? Tell us all about it. E-mail your update to alumni@uwb.edu. Please include your full name, class year and degree.

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Online social networking is a fast-growing form of communication and lifestyle. Whether you're interested in networking for business, career, or just to stay in touch with friends and alums, we've got you covered. Visit the Alumni page on our Web site for more information on how to access HuskyConnect and join the UW Bothell Alumni Facebook, LinkedIn and MySpace communities.

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