UW Bothell to Host Research Symposium

Tuesday, October 20, 2009
CONTACT: Elizabeth Fischtziur - (425) 352-3636 -

BOTHELL, Wash. - The University of Washington Bothell's Office of Research Support will host its first symposium on Friday, October 23, 1:00-5:00 p.m., on campus in the North Creek Events Center. The event is free and open to the public.

The research symposium will bring together up-and-coming assistant professors in a panel setting to discuss recent research on the topics of community, education and business. Following each panel presentation, a Q & A session will be held with the audience.

Participating researchers include:
Carrie Tzou, "Leveraging home and community practices for culturally relevant science teaching"
Robin Angotti, "Math 2.0: Teaching Math for the 21st Century"
Keith Nitta, "Post Reform Teacher Unionism? The 2008 Bellevue teacher strike"

Cinnamon Hillyard, "The relationship between quantitative literacy and risky financial behaviors"
Kari Lerum, "Public Scholarship for Sexual Health"
Becca Price, "Emersion limits short term growth rates in intertidal Nucella lamellosa"

Tim Hargrave, "Bringing in Society:  An Institutional Perspective on Corporate Social Performance"
Alan Boss, "Where Do We Go From Here? Entrepreneurial Recovery and Re-Start After Failure"
Surya Pathak, "A Framework for Designing Policies for Networked Systems with Uncertainty"

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About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell combines the benefits of a small campus with the resources and prestige of a world-renowned university. Offering over 30 degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, its curriculum emphasizes close student-faculty interaction, collaboration among students, and hands-on learning. UW Bothell celebrates its 20th year of operation during the 2009-10 academic year with the opening of student housing, an access ramp connecting the campus to SR522, and new degrees including a Master of Computing and Software Systems (MSCSS), and a Leadership Master of Business Administration (L-MBA) at an offsite location in Bellevue, WA.