January 2018

Frances Lee wins the 2017 Survival Guide Award at the Gender Justice Awards

Frances Lee

2nd year MA in Cultural Studies student Frances Lee was presented the 2017 Survival Guide Award at the Gender Justice Awards on December 14, 2017. Gender Justice League, a prominent advocacy group for transgender, genderqueer, non-binary, and gender non-conforming individuals in Washington state, awards community members who have gone above and beyond in their creativity and impact in creating change. Frances was chosen ...

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Basu and Yang-Abreu help Mosqueda win Seattle City Council seat

Basu and Yang-Abreu

Last November, Teresa Mosqueda became the newest addition to the Seattle City Council, and recent graduates Aretha Basu (’17, Society, Ethics & Human Behavior) and Tai Yang-Abreu (’17, Global Studies) were critical to her victory.  Basu served as Mosqueda’s campaign manager and Yang-Abreu, her field director. Yang-Abreu graduated last summer and described the intensity of her last few months ...

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Brooke Magnusson connects her talents with passion for global health

Brooke Magnusson

Brooke Magnusson (’09) had spent several years in cancer research when she decided to pursue a master’s in Policy Studies.  While she felt positive about her work, she desired greater impact and saw policy as that vehicle.  Through her graduate studies, Magnusson received advanced training in...

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Alums Houston, Johnson, and Tsoodle nurture links between community and students

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IAS alums Mary Houston, Gretchen Johnson, and Alice Tsoodle are highlighted for their community leadership in the latest issue of UW Bothell Magazine. Pivotal learning moments catalyzed their careers, and each remains deeply engaged with UW Bothell as co-educators.

Houston (’08, Society, Ethics & Human Behavior; ’10, Policy Studies) credits an internship with Workforce Snohomish, later her employer, as integral to her learning and professional path....

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Lauren Lichty and Janelle Silva both published papers in a special issue of the American Journal of Community Psychology

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IAS faculty members Lauren Lichty and Janelle Silva both published papers in a special issue of the American Journal of Community Psychology called “Ethical Challenges in Community Psychology Research & Practice.” Co-authored with Eylin Palamaro-Munsell...

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