IAS News

Sustainability guru Sean Schmidt champions good biz

Sean Schmidt

In his Nordstrom days, co-workers called Sean Schmidt (’09, Policy Studies) the "Green Machine" and an "environmental entrepreneur." Ahead of the curve, Sean was the driving force behind several grassroots employee groups which sought to heighten sustainability awareness at the company and better serve customers who were seeking sustainable products. In 2000, Sean led the effort to launch a Sustainable Business & Development program at Nordstrom with the goal of improving and expanding the company in ways that had economic, as well as social and environmental value, by ...

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Careers and Cultural Work Roundtable highlights cultural studies values in action

Caldwell, Holien, Macklin, Straight

Alumni of the M.A. in Cultural Studies program returned to campus to share their stories about living the values of the program in their work, studies, and lives.  The roundtable discussion on “Careers and Cultural Work” highlighted the flexibility and applicability of cultural studies learning to multiple fields of endeavor, working inside and across institutions, sectors, and communities. ...

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Adam Romero receives American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship

Adam Romero

IAS faculty member Adam Romero received an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) for 2018-19.  The highly-competitive fellowship will support the completion of Romero’s book project: Economic Poisoning: Industrial Waste and the Chemicalization of United States Agriculture, 1860-1945.

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Simpson Center publishes on media attention surrounding Lauren Berliner and Nora Kenworthy's medical crowdfunding research

Nora Kenworthy and Lauren Berliner

The University of Washington's Simpson Center for the Humanities recently published "Medical Crowdfunding Researchers Draw Widespread Media Attention," an article that features the collaborative research of IAS faculty member Lauren Berliner and Nora Kenworthy. The article notes: "The media queries began before the research had even appeared in print. Last February ...

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Julie Grimm airs on KBCS

Space 101 logo

Media & Communications Studies major Julie Grimm’s news feature was aired on local full power community radio station, KBCS on Feb 16, 2018. The story introduces listeners to SPACE 101.1, a new Low Power FM radio station that started broadcasting in NE Seattle this Fall from Magnuson Park. Julie helped with a ...

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