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Laura Harkewicz publishes “Ghost of the Bomb: The Bravo Medical Program and the Problem of Scientific Uncertainty”

Laura Harkewicz

IAS faculty member Laura Harkewicz published “Ghost of the Bomb: The Bravo Medical Program and the Problem of Scientific Uncertainty" in the web magazine, Primer Stories.  Primer Stories integrates text, illustrations, animation, photos, and sound to present “complex ideas, beautifully explained.”  The article is a snapshot of a larger project in which Harkewicz explores how the science produced by the “Bravo Medical Program,” which was created in response to the fallout exposure of over 200 Marshall Islanders from the 1954 Bravo hydrogen bomb test ...

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Amy Lambert featured in The Whole U

Amy Lambert

IAS faculty member Amy Lambert is the "Faculty Friday" feature in today's in today's edition of The Whole U. "When Amy Lambert first set foot in Washington, she never imagined she’d one day return for a master’s degree—let alone to devote nearly two decades to documenting and conserving one of North America’s rarest butterflies..." Read the full feature on The Whole U site.

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Alumni provide career guidance through IAS Mentor Chats

Badru, Castoriano, and Washington

All IAS undergraduate students take the course “Portfolio Capstone” during their last two quarters.  Portfolio Capstone provides a space for students to complete their learning/professional portfolios, reflect on their overall education, and begin actualizing their career plans.  In teaching this course, instructors have recognized the importance of connecting students to alumni, who provide an important perspective on life beyond graduation and the unique value of  interdisciplinary degrees.  Through the IAS Mentor Chats program, class visits by alumni are becoming a common practice in Portfolio Capstone.  Mentor Chats provide opportunities to ...

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Yolanda Padilla, micha cárdenas, and Janelle Silva to be recognized at Latinx Faculty Recognition Event

Yolanda Padilla, micha cárdenas, and Janelle Silva

IAS faculty members Yolanda Padilla, micha cárdenas, and Janelle Silva have been selected by the UW Latino Center for Health to be recognized at the Latinx Faculty Recognition Event. The annual event honors the scholarly achievements of Latina and Latino faculty across the tri-campuses of the University of Washington.  Criteria for recognition include ...

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Malak Shalabi brings Syrian voices to the West

Malak Shalabi

IAS alum Malak Shalabi (’18, Law, Economics & Public Policy) is featured on the University of Washington homepage today. The article, “Speaking Words of Justice,” looks at Shalabi’s work on sectarian violence in Syria and the voices of Syrian people in the United States. This work started as part of Shalabi’s undergraduate research with IAS faculty member Bruce Kochis, for which she won a Library Research Award.

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