IAS News

Kari Lerum selected to join Seattle LGBTQ Commission

Kari Lerum

IAS faculty member Kari Lerum was recently selected by the Seattle LGBTQ Commission to serve as one of its commissioners. Lerum will be formally inducted at a confirmation hearing held by the Seattle City Council in early January. She will serve a two-year unpaid term.  The Seattle LGBTQ Commission advises the Mayor,  Council and departments about issues of concern affecting the LGBTQ community, recommend policies and ...

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Alka Kurian leads book chats at Columbia City Library

Alka Kurian

IAS faculty member Alka Kurian led a book chat on Mohsin Hamid's novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist on October 19 at Columbia branch library and moderated a film-screening program at Rainier Arts center on October 20. These programs...

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Amoshaun Toft leads workshops on Community Radio Journalism at area LPFM stations

Amoshaun Toft

IAS faculty member Amoshaun Toft is facilitating a series of workshops at new area Low Power FM radio stations. The first two workshops will be held at the brand new SPACE 101.1 FM studios in the gatehouse for Sand Point at Magnuson Park, where UWB students will act as peer facilitators for workshop attendees from area LPFM radio stations. Participants will include potential programmers for ...

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Amoshaun Toft profiled in Faculty Highlights Report

Amoshaun Toft

IAS faculty member Amoshaun Toft is profiled in a Faculty Highlights Report on Urban@UW's Homelessness Research Initiative. He is working with faculty and students across the three campuses in the Critical Narratives of Homelessness research cluster to confront dominant stereotypes through ...

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Jennifer Atkinson, Caren Crandell and Warren Gold: "A Sense of Place: Our Rapidly Urbanizing Environment"

Jennifer Atkinson, Caren Crandell and Warren Gold

On October 5, IAS faculty members Jennifer Atkinson, Caren Crandell, and Warren Gold participated in a panel at Bothell City Hall to discuss what it means to have a “sense of place” — both today and during the city’s early history. This event is part of ...

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