In the News

January - May 2009

The University of Washington Bothell is making news!

Following are articles pertaining to UW Bothell and its community members, organized in reverse chronological order from January through May 2009.

JIM POWELL: Beyond Tea Parties -- A New Way for Taxpayers to Fight Back

Fox News, May 28, 2009
... According to the Center on Reinventing Public Education, public schools spend more money on electives than on academic core courses. JIM POWELL: Beyond Tea Parties -- A New Way for Taxpayers to Fight Back

Hydrogen Road Tour brings hydrogen fuel cell vehicles to UW Bothell

University Week, May 28, 2009
... On Tuesday, June 2, UWB will be the 25th stop on the 28-city tour, which features a 12-vehicle caravan of clean, efficient hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Hydrogen Road Tour brings hydrogen fuel cell vehicles to UW Bothell

UW Bothell swamped with 1,156 applicants for 320 freshmen spots

The Everett Herald, May 28, 2009
... Just three years after it accepted freshmen for the first time, UW Bothell has received 1,156 applications for 320 enrollment slots for next fall. That's a 70 percent jump in applications from the same time last year. UW Bothell swamped with 1,156 applicants for 320 freshmen spots

Etc.: Campus news & notes

University Week, May 28, 2009
... Marguerite Roza, research associate professor in the College of Education, received one of two Change Agent of the Year Awards at the NewSchools Venture Fund annual summit. Etc.: Campus news & notes

Climate Report

Inside Higher Ed, May 28, 2009
... They've been challenged in part by limited human resources, and also the bureaucracy inherent in their campus setup; they're co-located with the University of Washington's Bothell campus, and that complicates matters, Christopher said. Climate Report

NSF announces scholarship winners

Northlake News, May 27, 2009
... Marv Workman UWB Business Scholarship -- Andrew Teachout, UW Bothell NSF announces scholarship winners

Traveling anthropologist finds shelter at local business

The Benton Courier, May 21, 2009
... Konker has taught at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash., and University of Washington in Bothell, Wash. Traveling anthropologist finds shelter at local business

Taking Off The Rose-Colored Glasses

Center for American Progress, May 21, 2009
... The key fact in the report by Research Associate Professor Marguerite Roza of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington, Bothell, is that some states are in worse financial shape than others. Taking Off The Rose-Colored Glasses

Broad strategies, student input key to new UW Climate Action Plan

University Week, May 21, 2009
... Faculty members from Seattle, Tacoma and Bothell led the creation of the academic part of the plan, focusing on curriculum, research and outreach. Broad strategies, student input key to new UW Climate Action Plan

Education researcher: Stimulus dollars will impact states differently

University Week, May 21, 2009
Federal stimulus dollars targeting education will impact states differently, depending on each state's fiscal condition, according to a new state-by-state analysis from the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Education researcher: Stimulus dollars will impact states differently

College of Education's Brad Portin to head UW Bothell's Education Program

University Week, May 21, 2009
Brad Portin, associate professor of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, has been named the new director of the Education Program at UW Bothell. He will succeed Linda Watts in that position as of July 1. College of Education's Brad Portin to head UW Bothell's Education Program

Local reps: budget cuts created challenges

Bothell Reporter, May 19, 2009
... Regarding local schools, McAuliffe said the state was able to put some additional dollars into junior-high math and science programs. ... In the same vein, both McAuliffe and Ericks said they fought hard to secure funding for what will be the University of Washington, Bothell's third building, meant to house the campus' math, engineering and science programs. Local reps: budget cuts created challenges

Researchers Say Lack of Wage Data Clouds Debate Over Part-Time Faculty Members

The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 19, 2009
... Until such data are available, it will not be possible to assess the validity of arguments dealing with the impact of changes in part-time faculty members' wages on supply and demand in the faculty labor market, says the article, which was written by Teresa Tam, an analysts for the Government Accountability Office, and Daniel Jacoby, acting assistant chancellor for institutional research at the University of Washington at Bothell. Researchers Say Lack of Wage Data Clouds Debate Over Part-Time Faculty Members

UW Bothell honors its legislative alum

The Everett Herald, May 15, 2009
... Kudos to freshman Republican Rep. Mike Hope of Lake Stevens. Today he received the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Washington at Bothell. *ALSO SEE "State Rep. Hope named UW-Bothell outstanding alum" UW Bothell honors its legislative alum

Etc: Campus news & notes

University Week, May 14, 2009
... Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, director of the Center for University Studies and Programs at UW Bothell, has won a Fulbright General Education Fellowship. *ALSO SEE "Kochhar-Lindgren wins Fulbright" Etc: Campus news & notes

UW seeks architect for Bothell building

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, May 13, 2009
The University of Washington is soliciting statements of qualifications from architectural firms to design the school's phase three academic building at the Bothell campus. UW seeks architect for Bothell building

Scholarship recipients announced

Woodinville Weekly, May 13, 2009
... In addition, Woodinville Rotary provides two $2,000 scholarships at Cascadia Community College and the $2,000 Marv Workman renewable business scholarship at University of Washington Bothell. ... An annual masters in business scholarship at University of Washington Bothell will be awarded by the club in August in memory of past president and charter member Jerry Wilmot. Scholarship recipients announced

The best rail transit system possible, today, for communities on the Eastside

Bellevue Reporter, May 13, 2009
... the optimal Eastside rail transit system will be built, from north to south, to connect a shared University of Washington and Cascadia Community College campus in Bothell to Woodinville to downtown Redmond to Microsoft at Overlake to downtown Bellevue to Newcastle to Renton to Tukwila and to the airport in Sea-Tac -- mainly on existing BNSF right-of-way available presently at a bargain price -- with links to Tacoma and to Everett by commuter rail immediately and, perhaps, by light rail later. The best rail transit system possible, today, for communities on the Eastside

Front Porch: Bike to work on Friday

HeraldNet.com, May 12, 2009
... "Celebration stations," offering riders pit stops with safety blinkers, snacks, free bike safety checks and local bike maps, will be set up at Brackett's Landing Park in Edmonds, Lynnwood Transit Center, the University of Washington's Bothell campus, Everett Station, Boeing Everett, Comeford Park in Marysville and McCollum Park in Mill Creek. Front Porch: Bike to work on Friday

A Kerfuffle in Seattle Over Reduced Teaching Days

Education Week, May 11, 2009
... But as some experts, like Marguerite Roza of the Center on Reinventing Public Education have noted, contracts generally include language allowing parties to reopen bargaining in times of financial strain. A Kerfuffle in Seattle Over Reduced Teaching Days

State cuts start to hit home

Bothell Reporter, May 11, 2009
... Visiting the local campus last month, University of Washington President Mark Emmert said the potential cuts to the state's higher education budget were "staggering in their magnitude." State cuts start to hit home

WPCS Announces $6 Million in New Contracts

PR Newswire, May 11, 2009
... The new contracts include projects to be completed for the UNR Center for Molecular Medicine, Long Branch Police Department, New Britain Police Department, Mobile Life Support Services, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, University of Washington Bothell, Boston Edison, Boeing, Nintendo, Group Health Silverdale Medical Center and Duke Energy. *ALSO SEE "WPCS gets $6M in new contracts" AND "WPCS announces $6M in new contracts" WPCS Announces $6 Million in New Contracts

Students earn scholarships as part of poetry contest

Redmond Reporter, May 7, 2009
... RHS senior Michael DeYoung will go to University of Washington-Bothell. Students earn scholarships as part of poetry contest

Jay Inslee to serve as commencement speaker for UW Bothell

University Week, May 7, 2009
U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee will be the speaker for UW Bothell's 18th annual commencement ceremony. Jay Inslee to serve as commencement speaker for UW Bothell

Now is the time for charter schools, advocate says

Journal Sentinel, May 5, 2009
... In a report last December, the National Charter School Research Project at the University of Washington concluded, "National charter school achievement is promising overall, but highly varied." Now is the time for charter schools, advocate says

Bothell professor wins ethics prize

Bothell Reporter, May 4, 2009
A professor of nursing at the University of Washington, Bothell for more than 15 years, Carol Leppa received the 2009 Ethics and Human Rights Award April 30 at the 82nd Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA) Biennial Convention in Seattle. Bothell professor wins ethics prize

Martinez Foundation provides assistance

The Daily Evergreen, May 4, 20009
... As her oldest son became a teenager, Holli felt a strong responsibility to be a role model for her three children. In 2006 she enrolled at UW-Bothell, eventually earning an interdisciplinary degree in ethics, society and human behavior. Martinez Foundation provides assistance

UW gives details of $73M in budget cuts

The Seattle Times, April 30, 2009
... Branch campuses -- 9.8 percent: UW Bothell ($3.1 million) UW gives details of $73M in budget cuts

Hi-Yu's Miss West Seattle candidates chosen

West Seattle Herald, April 28, 2009
... Julia Hodges is a senior at Chief Sealth High School. She will be attending the University of Washington at the Bothell campus. Hi-Yu's Miss West Seattle candidates chosen

US teachers are not in the pink

The Guardian, April 28, 2009
... A report by the University of Washington forecast that without federal emergency funding, 600,000 education workers would lose their jobs between now and the academic year 2010-11 -- at least 300,000 of them teachers. US teachers are not in the pink

Hidden Seattle: Urban refreshment

The Daily, April 23, 2009
... One class of UW Bothell students who took the class got more involved than most, she said. "The last day, they all showed up in full kimono dress," Nagan said, adding that the instructor helped them properly arrange their obi, or traditional sash. Hidden Seattle: Urban refreshment

Career fair spooks college students

The Everett Herald, April 22, 2009
"It's really scary," concludes one college student after this year's scaled-back event at the UW's Bothell campus. Career fair spooks college students

Bothell Council creates time capsule to mark centennial

Bothell Reporter, April, 21, 2009
... Other items that went into the time capsule include a city recreation calendar, banners from the University of Washington-Bothell and Cascadia Community College, along with memory books from the years the Bothell High School Cougars made the state football playoffs. Bothell Council creates time capsule to mark centennial

Stimulus money puts teachers in layoff limbo *

Christian Science Monitor, April 21, 2009
... Absent the stimulus, the number of K-12 jobs lost by 2011 would probably total about 574,000 -- 9 percent of the field, according to a February analysis by University of Washington professor Marguerite Roza. 

Education plan lacks needed flexibility

The Columbus Dispatch, April 19, 2009
(Author Paul Hill is the John and Marguerite Corbally professor and the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.) Education plan lacks needed flexibility

WSU applications may be closed, but you still have options

Examiner.com, April 17, 2009
... And, just in case purple and gold runs in your veins, both UW Bothell and UW Tacoma are also still accepting applications. WSU applications may be closed, but you still have options

Pedagogy is the priority at the annual UW Teaching and Learning Symposium April 21

University Week, April 16, 2009
... "The mentor-grad student pairings are not based on academic discipline but on common interests," said Martha Groom, associate professor and one of the co-directors of the program. Pedagogy is the priority at the annual UW Teaching and Learning Symposium April 21

UW to eliminate about 1,000 jobs by May 1

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, April 14, 2009
... That was just some of the bad news Emmert told a roomful of faculty, staff and students during a town hall-style discussion at the university's Bothell campus. *Story picked up by other media UW to eliminate about 1,000 jobs by May 1

Kenmore group to offer its vision *

The Woodinville Weekly, April 8, 2009
... Among the suggestions was the pursuit of a downtown health-related business cluster, as well as identifying ways to leverage the presence of the area's educational assets -- Bastyr University, UW Bothell, Cascadia Community College and the Northshore School District. 

A $5 million capital item shows up in the operating budget

The Everett Herald, April 8, 2009
... Did you read Amendment 70 adopted by the House Ways and Means Committee. It adds a $5 million expenditure for the design of a science building at the University of Washington Bothell campus. A $5 million capital item shows up in the operating budget

Guest Post: Former Starbucks CEO's tips for tough times

CNNMoney.com, April 1, 2009
(Jim Donald was CEO of Starbucks from 2005 until January 2008. He's on the board of Rite-Aid and is an executive in residence at the University of Washington, Bothell.) Guest Post: Former Starbucks CEO's tips for tough times

Anything But Ordinary: Bonanzle Aims To Be the Social Site for Buying and Selling Niche Items

Xconomy, April 1, 2009
... Founder Bill Harding got the idea about two years ago to build a website for people to buy and sell collectibles and niche items --things like old magazines, comic books, posters, and jewelry. Previously, Harding had studied software and physics at the University of Washington Bothell, and spent five years at Kirkland-based gaming firm Amaze Entertainment, where he was a lead developer. Anything But Ordinary: Bonanzle Aims To Be the Social Site for Buying and Selling Niche Items

Alaska Air President Brad Tilden to Speak at UW Bothell

Eastside Business Journal, March 29, 2009
The University of Washington Bothell welcomes Alaska Air President Brad Tilden to campus on Thursday, April 9. Tilden will be the featured speaker at the institution's first Beta Alpha Psi meeting. Alaska Air President Brad Tilden to Speak at UW Bothell

Bothell's Writing for Their Lives Series Continues in April

Eastside Business Journal, March 28, 2009
... The University of Washington Bothell's Writing for Their Lives literary series continues in April with authors Danny Snelson and Paul Collins. *Story picked up by other media Bothell's Writing for Their Lives Series Continues in April

Are budget cuts all bad?

Thomas B. Fordham Institute, March 26, 2009
... Or, is there a way that they can benefit school districts? [Join us on April 9 as] Marguerite Roza presents her latest work on budget cuts and education reform. Are budget cuts all bad?

UW-B nursing program receives federal funding

Bothell Reporter, March 23, 2009
The University of Washington, Bothell nursing program will receive $330,000 as part of the Fiscal Year 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Bill to fund year two of its "An Initiative to Train Nursing Faculty in Partnership with a Consortium of Colleges." UW-B nursing program receives federal funding

UW-B students take DEC state honors

Bothell Reporter, March 23, 2009
University of Washington, Bothell students recently participated in the state Delta Epsilon Chi competition and took home multiple honors. UW-B students take DEC state honors

New northbound lane driving onto I-405 in Bothell

Bothell Reporter, March 23, 2009
... According to WSDOT, the stretch of road sees the most traffic during afternoon drive times as commuters head north from Bellevue and Kirkland while others come and go from the University of Washington, Bothell, as well as the Bothell business park on Northeast 195th. Even at those peak traffic times, Cieri said the additional lane could increase travel speeds by up to 25 mph. New northbound lane driving onto I-405 in Bothell

To be or not to be?

The Pioneer Log, March 19, 2009
... The University of Washington has begun using goats to eat English ivy and mow its lawn on their Bothell campus. To be or not to be?

Village Volunteers Receives $15,000 for Clean Water in Kenya

Eastside Business Journal, March 19, 2009
... John Hughes, Woodinville Rotary Club's Vice-President, spurred the club's involvement with the project, after learning of the Kiminini project through student activists at the University of Washington Bothell, where Woodinville Rotary had been collaborating with the University in fund raising projects. Village Volunteers Receives $15,000 for Clean Water in Kenya

UW Bothell and CMC ICOS Announce Public/Private Agreement

Media Newswire, March 18, 2009
The University of Washington Bothell and CMC ICOS Biologics, a company dedicated to contract development and manufacturing for the biotechnology sector, announced a public/private agreement today. The agreement calls for students in UW Bothell's MBA program to engage in three consulting projects for CMC ICOS. *Story picked up by other media. UW Bothell and CMC ICOS Announce Public/Private Agreement

Study of Charters in 8 States Finds Mixed Effects

Education Week, March 18, 2009
... Robin Lake, a nationally known charter school researcher who was not connected with the RAND study, pointed to the findings on graduation rates and college attainment in Florida and Chicago as particularly noteworthy. Study of Charters in 8 States Finds Mixed Effects

Schools wrestle with how to spend stimulus funds

Christian Science Monitor, March 17, 2009
... Before the stimulus package, which Mr. Obama signed into law on Feb. 17, US public schools faced the prospect of a 18.5 percent drop in state funding through fiscal year 2010 - a shortfall of about $54 billion, according to the Center on Reinventing Public Education in Seattle. Schools wrestle with how to spend stimulus funds

Tide turns against schools as foreclosures rise

USA Today, March 16, 2009
... A University of Washington analysis this year found that reduced state spending -- even without local cuts -- could force school districts to eliminate about 9% of K-12 jobs, or 574,277, over three years. Tide turns against schools as foreclosures rise

Education Philanthropy Catching a Chill As Economy Cools Charitable Giving

Education Week, March 16, 2009
... Robin J. Lake, the associate director of the Center for Reinventing Public Education, at the University of Washington in Bothell, said, "It's going to be a lot harder for us to find money to support our most forward-thinking and creative work." Education Philanthropy Catching a Chill As Economy Cools Charitable Giving

UW-B taps into business

Bothell Reportr, March 16, 2009
Since its founding in 2006, the Business Development Center at the University of Washington, Bothell, has worked with businesses ranging from a new Amoco franchise to a computer hardware refurbishing company that was pulling in an annual revenue of $50 million.UW-B taps into business

Career Fairs

Bothell Reporter, March 16, 2009
The University of Washington, Bothell hosts two spring career fairs in April and is currently seeking applications from employer participants. *Story picked up by other media. CAREER FAIRS

Locals earn Community Transit awards

Bothell Reporter, March 16, 2009
Deborah Conley-Staerk/University of Washington, Bothell and Cascadia Community College, SMART commuter of the year. Locals earn Community Transit awards

An Inexact Science

Harvard Education Letter, March/April 20009
... And, notes Dan Goldhaber, a research professor at the University of Washington Bothell, value-added measures are far superior to traditional measures in determining teachers' effectiveness. An Inexact Science

Charter Teachers, Fearful of Firings, Push to Unionize a Shaken School *

Voice of San Diego, March 12, 2009
... While unionized charters are still an anomaly, more charters are unionizing as workplace issues erupt, said Betheny Gross, a senior researcher at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington. 

Santa Clara County schools send out more than 1,000 layoff notices

Oroville Mercury-Register, March 12, 2009
... "In the past, school districts have been able to capitalize on attrition," said Margurite Roza of the Center on Reinventing Public Education in Seattle. "This is the first time that districts will really be doing large-scale layoffs." Santa Clara County schools send out more than 1,000 layoff notices

Hiring Practices Pay off for Local Charter

Chicago Public Radio, March 11, 2009
... Betheny Gross is from the Center on Reinventing Public Education. She's keeping an eye on charter turnover across the country. Hiring Practices Pay off for Local Charter

Seniority ranks; How cutting from the bottom results in larger staff reductions

American School Board Journal, March 10, 2009
... That's the conclusion that Research Associate Marguerite Roza, of the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education, reaches in her recent report: "Seniority-Based Layoffs Will Exacerbate Job Loss in Public Education." Seniority ranks; How cutting from the bottom results in larger staff reductions

As LAUSD layoffs loom, debate over teacher seniority resurfaces

Los Angeles Times, March 10, 2009 DATE
... This seniority "policy isn't about kids," said Marguerite Roza, an assistant professor at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington. "It's about awarding job security to more senior members." As LAUSD layoffs loom, debate over teacher seniority resurfaces

Senate bill could establish a UW center for human rights

The Daily, March 10, 2009
... Establishing the center would give the program legitimacy to help leverage federal and private money, said Bruce Kochis, a human rights professor at UW Bothell. Senate bill could establish a UW center for human rights

Washington Century: A long way to go

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 4, 2009
... And we would like to see politicians bold enough to pick up on more ideas for improvements, many generated at the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education. Washington Century: A long way to go

UW Bothell Nursing Program to Host Consortium

Eastside Business Journal, March 3, 2009
The Nursing Program at the University of Washington Bothell will host its first Nursing Consortium on Friday, March 6, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on campus in the North Creek Events Center. UW Bothell Nursing Program to Host Consortium

Recession Could Benefit Education Reform Efforts

KPLU FM 88.5, March 2, 2009
... Recently, the nation's new Education secretary, Arne Duncan, singled out the work of one local researcher with the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education. Recession Could Benefit Education Reform Efforts

University of Washington Bothell Students Present Coffee Exhibit

Eastside Business Journal, March 1, 2009
Students of the "Museums and Public Culture" class at the University of Washington Bothell proudly present the exhibit, Coffee--More Than Just a Cup! University of Washington Bothell Students Present Coffee Exhibit

UW Bothell Students Take DEC State Honors

Eastside Business Journal, March 1, 2009
University of Washington Bothell students recently participated in the state Delta Epsilon Chi competition and took home multiple honors. UW Bothell Students Take DEC State Honors

Quality Seen as Job One for Charters

Education Week, February 23, 2009
... Robin J. Lake, the director of the National Charter School Research Project at the University of Washington, argued in a 2006 paper that "irresponsible authorizing - allowing unqualified people to open schools and doing little about bad schools - may prove to be the Achilles' heel of the charter school movement." Quality Seen as Job One for Charters

Class Size in New York City Schools Rises, but the Impact Is Debated

New York Times, February 21, 2009
... Dan Goldhaber, an education professor at the University of Washington, said the obsession with class size stemmed from a desire for "something that people can grasp easily - you walk into a class and you see exactly how many kids are there." Class Size in New York City Schools Rises, but the Impact Is Debated

Local Educators Prepare to Use One-Time Funds

Education Week, February 20, 2009
... With the enactment of the stimulus law, districts could avert the bulk of that 325,000 layoff figure, said Marguerite Roza, a research associate professor of education at the University of Washington, in Seattle, who conducted the research. Local Educators Prepare to Use One-Time Funds

K-12 schools: Seniority-neutral layoff policy would save jobs

University Week, February 12, 2009
... "Seniority-based layoffs result in more employees getting laid off, including teachers, than is necessary," contends Marguerite Roza, senior scholar at the Center on Reinventing Public Education, at UW Bothell, and research assistant professor in the College of Education. K-12 schools: Seniority-neutral layoff policy would save jobs

Economic crisis impacts nation's K-12 schools

University Week, February 12, 2009
America's severe economic crisis means less money for education and reductions in teaching and staff jobs, according to projections by Marguerite Roza, senior scholar at the Center on Reinventing Public Education, at UW Bothell, and research assistant professor in the College of Education. Economic crisis impacts nation's K-12 schools

UW Bothell Reaches Out

Smartsheet.com, February 11, 2009
... Last year, after a Smartsheet article ran in the Seattle Times, I received an e-mail from Sandeep Krishnamurthy, the Associate Director of Marketing and E-Commerce at the University of Washington, Bothell Business School. ... Sandeep was persistent and made sure that the e-mail didn't linger in that bucket for too long. UW Bothell Reaches Out

Big cuts loom for education: 574,000 jobs at risk

USA Today, February 10, 2009
... The analysis, by Marguerite Roza, a senior scholar at the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education, comes as congressional lawmakers begin working out a compromise on the economic stimulus bill. Big cuts loom for education: 574,000 jobs at risk

New U.S. education secretary urges investment in schools

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 10, 2009
... The nonpartisan UW report was intended to provide information to policymakers, not influence them one way or another, said its author, Marguerite Roza, a senior scholar at the UW's Center on Reinventing Public Education. New U.S. education secretary urges investment in schools

Despite cutbacks, Dream Project continues to grow and inspire

The Daily, February 9, 2009
... A transferring Dream Project member took the concept to UW Bothell, and the group has achieved enough notability from an article written about their idea in the Chronicle for Higher Education to begin sending representatives to the national stage. Despite cutbacks, Dream Project continues to grow and inspire

Letters to the Editor

The Seattle Times, February 9, 2009
In response to the "For BCC, A path to 4-year degrees" [Times, editorial, Feb. 6], which stated higher-education options in the Puget Sound are "limited to the University of Washington or going up to Bellingham or down to Tacoma," I would like to highlight UW Bothell as a viable option for students seeking a four-year degree in the Puget Sound region.
AND
... If the state wants to advance access to bachelors degrees in the most economical - not political - manner, it need only increase funding to UW Bothell and Tacoma. Letters to the Editor

Kitsap Scrambles to Grab Its Slice of Stimulus Pie

Kitsap Sun, February 7, 2009
... "The nature of recession is, people stop spending," said Colin Danby, associate professor of interdisciplinary arts and science at the University of Washington's Bothell campus. Kitsap Scrambles to Grab Its Slice of Stimulus Pie

Class act

Grist, February 6, 2009
... Three classes at the University of Washington, Bothell - like many across the country - opened with the "Solutions for the First 100 Days" webcast created especially for the teach-in. Class act

Ex-Starbucks CEO takes UW-Bothell post

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 3, 2009
Jim Donald, the former chief executive of Starbucks Corp., was named executive-in-residence for the business program at University of Washington Bothell. *Story picked up by other media. Ex-Starbucks CEO takes UW-Bothell post

UW-Bothell hosts Career Discovery Week

Bothell Reporter, February 3, 2009
... The UW-Bothell helped host the university's 10th annual Career Discovery Week Jan. 26-30. With more than 50 corporate sponsors, Career Week was held at all the UW campuses, but the Bothell version featured some 21 seminars, panel discussions and networking events. UW-Bothell hosts Career Discovery Week

Real world is the best marketing classroom

The Everett Herald, February 2, 2009
... This is the third year of Everett Community College's School of Business Design has worked with UW Bothell's Business Development Center by sharing clients and mentoring students throughout the academic quarter. Real world is the best marketing classroom

Grants affect enrollment

Seattle University Spectator, January 28, 2009
... Randy Hodgins, director of state relations at the UW, told the Seattle Times earlier this week the University of Washington would be forced to abandon plans of enrollment expansion in Tacoma and Bothell. Grants affect enrollment

New construction will have to wait for UW-Bothell

Bothell Reporter, January 27, 2009
State Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, D-Bothell, believes eight years is just too long to wait. "We are very fortunate to have the University of Washington, Bothell in our community," she said. But under the state budget proposed by Gov. Chris Gregoire, the branch campus will not receive any funding for new construction - namely, a long-anticipated science and technology building - until 2015. New construction will have to wait for UW-Bothell

Articulation Isn't Enough

Inside Higher Ed, January 26, 2009
... Gross - an analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education of the University of Washington at Bothell - analyzed national data for students who entered community colleges from high school. ... (Dan Goldhaber, also of the center, was co-author of the work, which was supported by the Lumina Foundation for Education.) Articulation Isn't Enough

Student-Achievement Data in Tenure Decisions

Education Week, January 22, 2009
... Using a matched set of teacher/student data encompassing about 10,000 North Carolina teachers, researchers Dan Goldhaber and Michael Hansen tested this hypothesis. Student-Achievement Data in Tenure Decisions

UW Bothell Still Admitting Students for Spring Quarter, Hosting Transfer Fair

Eastside Business Journal, January 21, 2009
The University of Washington Bothell is still actively recruiting students for admission to its spring 2009 quarter; deadlines are February 1 for most academic programs and February 15 for general university admission for students without a declared major. UW Bothell Still Admitting Students for Spring Quarter, Hosting Transfer Fair

Emmert addresses economic problems with ASUW Senate

The Daily, January 21, 2009
... Other topics brought up were issues with the UW's Tacoma and Bothell campuses. Emmert said he hopes to expand both with more degree programs and recreational opportunities. Emmert addresses economic problems with ASUW Senate

No new students at UW in Seattle this spring

The Seattle Times, January 16, 2009
... The students essentially will be given three options: to keep their applications on ice for consideration in the fall; to attend the Bothell or Tacoma branch campuses, which are still accepting spring students; or to apply for a refund of their $55 application fee. *Story picked up by other media. No new students at UW in Seattle this spring

Community Extra Calendar

The Everett Herald, January 15, 2009
... The University of Washington's Bothell campus' MBA program and the Biotechnology and Biomedical Technology Institute present Michael Martino for a lecture and discussion, "The Strategic Bio-Entrepreneur," from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. in the North Creek Events Center, 18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell. Call 425-352-3259. Community Extra Calendar

Mark Ahn to discuss entrepreneurship at UW-Bothell

Bothell Reporter, January 13, 2009
... Dr. Mark Ahn will present "The Global and Strategic Entrepreneur" from 5:45-7:30 p.m. Jan. 15, as well as lead an entrepreneurial seminar titled "Commercializing Life Sciences Products Outside the USA - Why Small Companies Can Do It!" from 4-6 p.m. Jan. 16 in the North Creek Events Center on the University of Washington, Bothell campus. Mark Ahn to discuss entrepreneurship at UW-Bothell

Engineer, rancher dies at 87

Bothell Reporter, January 12, 2009
... Truly's passion was his ranch, which became the UW-Bothell/Cascadia campus. Engineer, rancher dies at 87

UW-Bothell to host nursing fair

Bothell Reporter, January 12, 2009
... The University of Washington, Bothell will host its sixth annual Nursing Career Advancement Day Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 20 on campus in the North Creek Events Center. *Story picked up by other media. UW-Bothell to host nursing fair

The Productivity Imperative

Education Week, January 5/7, 2009
(Authors Marguerite Roza and Dan Goldhaber are research associate professors at the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education, Paul T. Hill is a professor and the center's director.) The Productivity Imperative

Exploring the Evidence: Reporting Research on First-Year Seminars Volume IV

National Resource Center, January 2009
... UW Bothell's freshman discovery core is described in this national publication. Exploring the Evidence: Reporting Research on First-Year Seminars Volume IV

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