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Carrie Lanza presents at the European Conference on Social Work Research in Edinburgh, Scotland

Carrie Lanza

IAS faculty member Carrie Lanza presented twice at the European Conference on Social Work Research in Edinburgh, Scotland. She co-facilitated a workshop entitled Teaching Social Work History as Critical Pedagogy with several UW School of Social Work colleagues.  She also presented a paper on ...

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Kyra Laughlin to partner with Advocates for Youth and Trojan in #AskForIt campaign

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IAS alumn and Sexual Assault & Violence Education (S.A.V.E.) president Kyra Laughlin was selected as one of a hundred student activists to partner with Advocates for Youth and Trojan in their #AskForIt campaign.  The campaign seeks to normalize conversation about consent on college campuses and promote safe sex.  As part of her work, Laughlin developed a survey for students, faculty, and staff to show support for  ...

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Megan Dunn advocates for pesticide alternatives and district elections

Megan Dunn

Megan Dunn (’13, Policy Studies) is Program Director for Healthier People and Communities with Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides where she leads efforts to advocate and educate for pesticide alternatives within Washington schools, public spaces, and low income housing.  For example, Dunn has worked with Northshore School District to adopt an Integrated Pest Management policy that protects children, staff, and families from exposure to pesticides by stopping harmful pesticide approaches and advancing ecologically sound alternatives. Dunn has enjoyed partnering with UW Bothell Grounds Supervisor, Tyson Kemper, on this initiative. ...

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IAS faculty members keynote and present at the UW Center for Teaching and Learning symposium

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Ben Gardner provided a keynote talk, “Global Studies Pedagogy: Relational teaching, relational thinking,” as part of this year’s emphasis on “Teaching in Global Classrooms.”  Alice Pedersen presented on  "The Politics & Practices of Yoga: Mindfulness in the First-Year Classroom," focusing on outcomes from her use of meditation and yoga in her UW Bothell Discovery Core1/BWRIT 134 linked course.  Min Tang presented her instructional practices in critical media literacy classes where she integrates global citizenship education in the curriculum and foregrounds an awareness for global communities as an essential aspect to media morality.  Becca Price ...

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Jed Murr publishes exhibition essay for "Collapse: Recent Works by Dewey Crumpler"

Jed Murr

IAS faculty member Jed Murr published an exhibition essay for Collapse: Recent Works by Dewey Crumpler at the Hedreen Gallery (Seattle University). The publication, released as a pocket-sized book in conjunction with a public event featuring Crumpler and guest curator Sampada Aranke (Chicago Art Institute) on April 12, explores the ways in which Crumpler's work engages contemporary ecological catastrophe and ...

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