August 2017

Kristin Gustafson selected as one of the 2017 Kopenhaver Center Fellows

Kristin Gustafson with Tracy Everbach and Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver

IAS faculty member Kristin Gustafson was selected as one of the 2017 Kopenhaver Center Fellows and then participated in the fifth annual Women Faculty Moving Forward Workshop, Surviving and Thriving in the Academy. The workshop was held at the AEJMC Convention in Chicago. Cosponsored by the Center and the AEJMC Commission on the Status of Women ...

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Barbara Noah leads study abroad in Rome and is selected for an upcoming exhibit at the BAM

Barbara Noah

IAS faculty member Barbara Noah was selected for Making Our Mark, Bellevue Arts Museum, Washington, curated by Michael W. Monroe, Director Emeritus of BAM, Curator-in-Charge of the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum. The exhibition will run from November 10, 2017 to April 2018.  She also co-directed her 4th successful summer A term teaching a program she created, Interdisciplinary Studio Art & Italian Culture ...

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Environmental Science student Candice Magbag blogs about conservation

Candice Magbag

In her junior year at UW Bothell, Environmental Science major Candice Magbag took a Community Based Learning and Research (CBLR) course on restoration ecology. CBLR courses combine academic research with community partnerships, giving students real-world experience and an analytical toolkit to process that experience. In her course, Candice partnered with Forterra, Washington state’s largest land conservation, stewardship and community building organization. Recently Forterra published a guest blog post by Candice, in which she reflects on her experiences.

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Alumni Shout Out!

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Jennifer Clarke Caruso (’08, Policy Studies) has joined ELEVATE Global as Director of their Supplier Ownership program.  Jennifer began her career as a social responsibility specialist at Nordstrom, and then spent nine years at the Fair Labor Association (FLA) supporting licensees and other leading companies in building ethical sourcing programs that promote and protect workers’ rights and improve working conditions.  Heidi Hannah (16, Global Studies) is a Humanitarian Action Fellow with ...

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Policy Studies alum Caitlin Moore’s research on heat islands contributes to Snohomish County’s healthy housing assessment

Caitlin Moore

For her M.A. in Policy Studies capstone project, Cailtin Moore (’17) researched heat islands in Snohomish County, mapping temperatures and impervious surfaces. Caitlin’s finding show that developed areas of Everett and other cities are warmer than rural areas. She gave her report, “Turning up the Heat: Urban Heat Islands in Snohomish County” to the Snohomish Health District. Interim Administrator Jeff Ketchel says it will be part of the county’s healthy housing assessment in October. Read the full article about Caitlin’s research.

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