Outreach

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HuskyADAPT: Toying with Accessibility

BioE students seek to increase access to accessible play through toy adaptation for children with disabilities, and foster knowledge of the benefit inclusive design can have on communities.

By | December 5th, 2017|

Seniors’ video project documents discovery, innovation in BioE research

For their honors service project, seniors Calysta Yan and Guanyou Lin teamed up to produce videos about BioE’s research themes. They were driven by a common goal: they wanted to help undergraduates explore and learn how to get involved in research.

By | May 23rd, 2017|

BioE Outreach hosts Highline High School students in BIOXMS program

On Monday February 20, Bioengineering Outreach hosted students and mentors from the UW BIOXMS (Biomedical [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|

Bioengineering Outreach and Honors team adapts toys for children with disabilities at holiday toy hack event

At the TCAT Hack for Access: Holiday Toy Event on Sunday December 11, volunteers from UW and the Seattle community adapted toys for children with disabilities – just in time for the holidays!

By | December 13th, 2016|

King 5 TV features toy hack event co-hosted by UW Bioengineering Outreach

Image: BioE Ph.D. student Molly Mollica talks with Seattle's King 5 TV about the importance [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|

BioE honors team trains clinicians in toy adaptation

On November 29, the WHAT! (Washington Has Adapted Toys!) Bioengineering Honors team trained 9 clinicians at UW Valley Medical Center’s Children’s Therapy in toy adaptation for children with disabilities.

By | December 6th, 2016|

2016 BioE Summer Camp offers high school students opportunity to investigate global health solutions

The 2016 UW Bioengineering Summer Camp in Global Health concluded on Friday, July 22. The [...]

By | July 28th, 2016|

UW Bioengineering hosts STEMMPrep outreach event

STEMM Prep is a highly competitive, selective national program that aims to increase diversity in science, technology, engineering math and medicine higher education programs and careers, and connect minority trainees with mentors, leaders and opportunities across the educational pipeline.

By | July 18th, 2016|

UW Bioengineering hosts Summer Bridge students (July 2016)

The visiting students learned about bioengineering from an introductory activity by faculty followed by a Question/Answer panel with BIOE undergraduates and 4 hands-on activities.

By | July 12th, 2016|

UW Bioengineering hosts College Assistance for Migrant Program (June 2016)

On June 20, UW BIOE hosted 25 rising 9th and 10th grade students from the Dare to Dream Academy offered by UW College Assistance Migrant Program.

By | June 23rd, 2016|