May 2016

Jin-Kyu Jung and IAS Alum Taylor Frazier Publish "A Mixed-Methods Exploration of the Relationship Between Crime and Community Gardens"

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A recent IAS graduate, Taylor L. Frazier ('15, Law, Economics & Public Policy), and IAS faculty member Jin-Kyu Jung co-authored a paper, “A Mixed-Methods Exploration of the Relationship Between Crime and Community Gardens: A Case Study of Seattle’s P-Patches from 1996 to 2006,” in the International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities.

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IAS Funds Two Additional Research Interest Groups for 2016-17

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Two additional Research Interest Groups (RIGs) have received I-DISCO seed funding for interdisciplinary research and development projects over the 2016-2017 academic year:

Project title: Investigating Racial Disparities in Health
Project title: Urban Gardens

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micha cárdenas Gives Keynote at What Now 2016: On Future Identities Symposium

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IAS faculty member micha cárdenas gave the keynote on May 20th, 2016 at the What Now 2016: On Future Identities symposium, organized by Art in General, in collaboration with the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School in New York City. What Now examined notions of ‘future identities’ ...

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Dan Berger Speaks at Slavery, Captivity, and the Meaning of Freedom Conference

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IAS faculty member Dan Berger spoke at a conference entitled Slavery, Captivity, and the Meaning of Freedom at the University of California Santa Barbara. The conference brought together scholars in the fields of classics, American history, and African American studies for a comparative study of slavery and its afterlives in Greece, Rome, and the Americas. Berger’s lecture was called ...

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Science, Technology, and Society Class Collaborates with Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility to Produce Podcasts

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IAS faculty member Shannon Cram's Science, Technology, and Society class collaborated with Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility to create podcasts for its series, Down by the River: Stories of Hanford.

Washington's Hanford Nuclear Reservation produced weapons-grade plutonium for more than forty years and is now the site of the world's largest and most expensive environmental cleanup.

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