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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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Adam Romero provides coal products tree to Atlantic article

Coal Products Tree

An archival image collected by IAS faculty member Adam Romero was recently highlighted by environmental sociologist Rebecca Altman in The Atlantic. Altman's article, "How the Benzene Tree Polluted the World," explores the use of tree metaphors in naturalizing the products of the chemical industry.  Professor Romero acquired the image titled, ‘Coal Products Tree’ at ...

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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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Martha Groom named "Super Mentor"

Martha Groom

IAS faculty member Martha Groom was named a "Super Mentor" at the Student Conference for Conservation Science - New York in recognition of her many years of service giving career and project advice to young conservationists at the three day conference each year. She began her work with SCCS-NY as their first Plenary Speaker in 2010, and has attended as a mentor every year.  The conference hosts graduate students and post-doctoral students from around the world, with speakers from over 30 countries.  The last two years, Martha also has brought 25-30 undergraduates ...

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Amaranth Borsuk speaks and reads on the east coast

Temple Contemporary sign

IAS faculty member Amaranth Borsuk traveled to Temple University in Philadelphia last week to give a lecture as part of the Poets & Writers Series at the Tyler School of Art's gallery, Temple Contemporary. Her talk, "Poetic Mutations and Digital Mediations," traced her interest in the book as a transforming object across her scholarly and creative practice. While on the east coast, Borsuk also traveled to New York to read as part of SUNY Buffalo's Poetics Plus series, held at the Western New York Book Art Center, a fitting space in which to present her poetry and poetics. In addition ...

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