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Amy Lambert’s work on the island marble butterfly featured on KCTS9

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IAS faculty member Amy Lambert’s work on preserving and studying the island marble butterfly is featured in “A Climate Rescue Mission for Puget Sound’s Rare Butterfly” on the KCTS9 site. The article notes: “The island marble is considered one of the rarest butterflies in North America, only found in a small section of this island’s small national historic park.” Lambert is quoted in the article:

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Pedersen, Lambert, and Gustafson facilitate workshop at the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education national conference

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IAS faculty members Alice Pedersen, Amy Lambert, and Kristin Gustafson attended the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education national conference in Amherst, MA, where they facilitated a workshop entitled "Risk, Roles, Reflection in Contemplative Learning: Exploring via Liberating Structures." In the workshop, they reflected on the different ways their disciplines position them in relation with their objects of study, and ...

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Alice Tsoodle joins Friends of North Creek Forest staff

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Alice Tsoodle (’13, Environmental Studies) has joined Friends of North Creek Forest as their first-ever staff Education Manager!  Alice’s indelible connection to Bothell’s North Creek Forest began through a course with IAS faculty member Amy Lambert, but her love for the environment began long before.  Originally Alice had considered being a nurse, but an encounter with the film “Sacred Spaces” propelled her in the direction of environmental education.  While ...

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Amy Lambert’s San Juan Island Research and Conservation Efforts Featured

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IAS faculty member Amy Lambert’s work on the island marble butterfly is featured in an article from the Issaquah Press. “Groups seek to protect rare butterfly on San Juan Island” highlights over a decade of Lambert’s research into the species that was thought to be extinct until it was rediscovered on San Juan Island in 1998.

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"Contemplative Practice as Pedagogy" Research Interest Group Convenes at the Whiteley Center

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Members of the "Contemplative Practice as Pedagogy" Research Interest Group Alice PedersenKristin Gustafson, and Amy Lambert traveled to the Whiteley Center together in May as a culmination of the RIG's collaboration this year. They shared ...

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