In the News

June - December 2008

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 June 2008 to December 2008.

A look back at some of Marysville's top stories of 2008

Marysville Globe, December 31, 2008
... (Jan. 16) Chancellor Kenyon Chan, of the University of Washington's Bothell campus, shared his thoughts on the value of higher education with the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce Jan. 9 and, perhaps, inadvertently, offered tidbits of home to advocates of a north county campus. A look back at some of Marysville's top stories of 2008

UW Bothell Approves Goodlad Center for Educational Renewal

Snohomish County Business Journal, December 29, 2008
... University of Washington Bothell has announced the launch of the Goodlad Institute for Educational Renewal (GIER), housed on the UW Bothell campus. UW Bothell Approves Goodlad Center for Educational Renewal

A different approach

The Columbus Dispatch, December 22, 2008
... A study by the Center on Reinventing Public Education, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, offers a provocative answer: We're spending the money all wrong. A different approach

In our view Dec. 22: Top Teachers *

Columbian.com, December 22, 2008
... The state superintendent's office cited a study by Dan Goldhaber of the University of Washington showing increased student growth in classrooms of certified teachers.

Startups in a downturn: staying optimistic despite challenges

The Everett Herald, December 15, 2008
... In addition, she's seeking business advice from University of Washington Bothell's Small Business Development Center. Startups in a downturn: staying optimistic despite challenges

Bothell's economy thriving despite downturn

The Seattle Times, December 14, 2008
... Officials credit a diverse city economy, the businesses in its so-called "Technology Corridor," the University of Washington's branch campus and Bothell's central location. Bothell's economy thriving despite downturn

Six-year study: School finance systems work against student learning

University Week, December 4, 2008
Public school finance systems around the United States are outmoded and failing to support the effective education of America's children, according to a six-year national study led by the UW's Center on Reinventing Public Education. Six-year study: School finance systems work against student learning

New signal lights way for SR 522 drivers in Bothell *

Woodinville Weekly/Valley View/Northlake News, December 2, 2008
... The new light is the latest safety improvement in the $50 million SR 522 UW Bothell/Cascadia Community College campus access project. 

UWB to host Independent Film Festival Dec. 3-4 *

Woodinville Weekly/Valley View/Northlake News, December 1, 2008
The University of Washington Bothell (UWB) announces its first Independent Film Festival. UWB to host Independent Film Festival Dec. 3-4

The work goes on*

Woodinville Weekly/Valley View/Northlake News, December 1, 2008
... The improvements will provide smoother, safer access to the UW Bothell/Cascadia CC entrance and help traffic flow on SR 522 in Bothell. 

Scholarships are on tap for Northshore students

Bothell Reporter, November 26, 2008
... The foundation was organized in the fall of 1984 by the Northshore Rotary Club and will mark its 25th anniversary by writing 74 checks to Northshore's high-school graduates and recipients attending Cascadia Community College and the University of Washington, Bothell. Scholarships are on tap for Northshore students

Facing the Future: Financing Public Schools

Brookings, November 24, 2008
... On December 1, the Metropolitan Policy Program and the Brown Center on Education Policy will co-host a discussion on this new report with two of its authors, Brookings Nonresident Senior Fellow Paul Hill and University of Washington Research Associate Professor Marguerite Roza. Facing the Future: Financing Public Schools

New Masters program at UW Bothell

Snohomish County Business Journal, November 24, 2008
UW Bothell recently celebrated the Fall 2008 launch of its Master of Arts in Cultural Studies Program (MACS) at a Nov. 12 ceremony with guest lecturer Toby Miller at the North Creek Events Center. New Masters program at UW Bothell

Brooks Gekler Named Director of UW Bothell Business Development Center *

Eastside Business Journal, November 24, 2008
The University of Washington Bothell has hired R. Brooks Gekler as Director of its Business Development Center, a unit within the Business Program at UW Bothell. *Story picked up by other media." 

Heads up: Changes for SR 522 drivers in Bothell

Washington Department of Transportation, November 20, 2008
... By next fall, it will also direct traffic at the new south entrance of the UW Bothell Cascadia Community College campus. READ MORE AT Project Web site. Heads up: Changes for SR 522 drivers in Bothell

Consolidating campuses is ludicrous

The Daily Evergreen, November 20, 2008
... Among UW's three campuses in Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma there are more than 47,000 students, the bulk being in Seattle with more than 42,000. Consolidating campuses is ludicrous

The new rainy day fund: Higher education

The News Tribune, November 20, 2008
... University of Washington officials say that in addition to increasing class sizes and cutting programs, they might have to abandon plans to serve more placebound students at the branch campuses in Tacoma and Bothell. The new rainy day fund: Higher education

Local businesses win governor's Commute Smart Awards

Bothell Reporter, November 19, 2008
... The UW-Bothell received a State Agency Leadership Award for its efforts in promoting its various alternate transportation programs. Local businesses win governor's Commute Smart Awards

Schools: Look for ways to get better results for less money

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, November 19, 2008
... Guest columnists Marguerite Roza, Ph.D., is a research associate professor at the University of Washington's College of Education. Robin Lake is associate director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington-Bothell. Schools: Look for ways to get better results for less money

Washington's higher ed prepares for cuts up to $600M

The Seattle Times, November 19, 2008
... Abandoning plans to double enrollment at its Bothell and Tacoma campuses *Story picked up by other outlets.* Washington's higher ed prepares for cuts up to $600M

UW Bothell Approves Goodlad Center for Educational Renewal

Media Newswire, November 17, 2008
University of Washington Bothell Chancellor Kenyon S. Chan announces the official launch of the Goodlad Institute for Educational Renewal. *Also picked up by other media.* UW Bothell Approves Goodlad Center for Educational Renewal

Addressing the Teacher Quality Gap

Center for American Progress, November 20, 2008
... Two new papers from the Center for American Progress will launch our discussion. One, by Dan Goldhaber, describes the labor market for teachers, assesses what we know about financial incentives and some of the other policy options for attracting effective teachers to hard-to-staff schools, and makes four policy recommendations designed to address teacher equity. Addressing the Teacher Quality Gap

Brainstorming Success: Technology Business Leaders Share Their Ideas for Building a Successful Operation

The Columbian B2B, November-December 2008
... Panel member "Carolyn Brennan, director of the Office of Research Support at the University of Washington Bothell, connects industry and education." Brainstorming Success: Technology Business Leaders Share Their Ideas for Building a Successful Operation

Tackling the economic crisis: keeping the big picture in view

The Seattle Times, November 10, 2008
Dan Jacoby, professor of policy studies at UW Bothell, writes about the financial crisis, saying that it is a "major reconciliation that will bring America's claims on global resources more in line with fundamental realities." Tackling the economic crisis: keeping the big picture in view

EdCC students blog about service

The Enterprise, November 12, 2008
... An Edmonds Community College Foundation scholarship recipient, Yu plans to go on to study environmental science at the University of Washington Bothell. EdCC students blog about service

Facing the Future: Financing Productive Schools

Thomas B. Fordham Institute, November 12, 2008
... Fortuitously, on Dec. 1, the Center for Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington, will weigh in on school finance in America with the strongest data yet-the result of a six-year, $6-million study of school funding. Facing the Future: Financing Productive Schools

UW Bothell celebrates new Cultural Studies Program with guest lecturer Toby Miller

University Week, November 6, 2008
UW Bothell will celebrate the fall 2008 launch of its Master of Arts in Cultural Studies (MACS) Program with guest lecturer Toby Miller from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the North Creek Events Center. UW Bothell celebrates new Cultural Studies Program with guest lecturer Toby Miller

The Election Experience

The Daily, November 6, 2008
... Lagos sent out letters to other departments and gave presentations in classes urging people to be a part of this opportunity. Hoping to involve a variety of students, he visited UW Bothell. The Election Experience

Local Author Mary Woodward Comes to UW Bothell on Nov. 5

Media Newswire, November 5, 2008
The University of Washington Bothell welcomes local author Mary Woodward to campus on Wednesday, November 5, 2:30 p.m. in the Library, room 205. Local Author Mary Woodward Comes to UW Bothell on Nov. 5

Weather Underground activist Bakke to speak at UW-Bothell

Bothell Reporter, November 4, 2008
The University of Washington, Bothell's Writing for Their Lives literary series continues with author Kit Bakke at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 6 in the campus library, Room 205. *Also picked up by Media Newswire and Eastside Business Journal.* Weather Underground activist Bakke to speak at UW-Bothell

Making Seattle a little smaller: U-PASS partners with Pierce, Kitsap and Everett Transit

The Daily, November 3, 2008
... Junior Stacey Erickson from UW Bothell supports the efficiency of the new system. Making Seattle a little smaller: U-PASS partners with Pierce, Kitsap and Everett Transit

MBA 101

Seattle Woman, November 2008
... "The MBA becomes a multiplier in the career of the student," says Sandeep Krishnamurthy, associate director, Graduate Programs, Business Administration Program for UW Bothell. MBA 101

Bothell's Plan B for Biotech

Washington CEO, November 2008
... Since then, the Puget Sound has fallen off most lists of the nation's biggest biotechnology centers, replaced by such places as North Carolina's Research Triangle, says Steve Collins, co-founder of the Biotechnology and Biomedical Technology Institute at the University of Washington-Bothell. Bothell's Plan B for Biotech

Veteran cop walks seedy streets of Seattle's past

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, October 30, 2008
... In 1995, he enrolled in a creative writing course at the University of Washington-Bothell. After long days writing internal documents, he would come home and write fiction based on history. Veteran cop walks seedy streets of Seattle's past

UW Bothell Celebrates the Launch of its Master of Arts in Cultural Studies Program with Guest Lecturer Toby Miller

Media Newswire, October 30, 2008
The University of Washington Bothell will celebrate the Fall 2008 launch of its Master of Arts in Cultural Studies ( MACS ) Program with guest lecturer Toby Miller on Wednesday, November 12, 6:00-8:30 p.m. in the North Creek Events Center. UW Bothell Celebrates the Launch of its Master of Arts in Cultural Studies Program with Guest Lecturer Toby Miller

Straightened stretch of Highway 522 opens in Bothell

The Everett Herald, October 28, 2008
... The work is part of a $50.7 million project to build a new entrance to the south side of the University of Washington's Bothell campus, where Cascadia Community College also operates. *Also "New section of Highway 522 opens" (The Everett Herald, October 27, 2008)* Straightened stretch of Highway 522 opens in Bothell

Instructors examine Wikipedia's competency

The Daily Beacon, October 24, 2008
... One teacher decided to explore Wikipedia's credibility in a new way. Martha Groom, associate professor of interdisciplinary arts and sciences at the University of Washington, asked her students to submit their papers to the Web site. Instructors examine Wikipedia's competency

Etc.: Campus news & notes

University Week, October 23, 2008
LEADING LIBRARIAN: Amanda Hornby, media and technology studies librarian at the UW Bothell & Cascadia Community College Library, has been selected to participate in the 2009 American Library Association Emerging Leaders program. Etc.: Campus news & notes

Bonus of contention for CPS principals

Catalyst Chicago, October 22, 2008
... "There are theories that link principal pay to performance, but there has not been a lot of experimentation to know if this is a good thing," says researcher Dan Goldhaber of the University of Washington who conducted the study. Bonus of contention for CPS principals

UW Bothell to Offer MBA in Bellevue *

Eastside Business Journal, October 22, 2008
The University of Washington Bothell recently received approval from the Higher Education Coordinating Board (HEC Board) to extend its MBA Program southward to Bellevue, WA.  AP wire story picked up by numerous outlets.

UW Bothell & Cascadia Community College to Host Nadinne Cruz *

Eastside Business Journal, October 22, 2008
The University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia Community College will host Nadinne Cruz on Thursday, October 30.

Westbound SR 522 in Bothell to close for weekend work

The Valley View, October 22, 2008
Contractor crews on the UW Bothell/Cascadia Campus Access project continue to work at a high rate. Westbound SR 522 in Bothell to close for weekend work

UW Tacoma reports record enrollment

Tacoma Daily Index, October 21, 2008
... Under Emmert's proposal, total enrollment across the UW's three campuses would increase by approximately 8,000 students: 2,400 in Seattle; 2,250 students in Bothell; and 3,350 more students in Tacoma. UW Tacoma reports record enrollment

Cascadia & UW Bothell Present Democracy in Media Panel *

Eastside Business Journal, October 17, 2008
With a highly anticipated election just weeks away, Cascadia Community College and the University of Washington Bothell are co-sponsoring a panel discussion about the role of democracy in community media on Tuesday, October 21, 11am-1pm in UW2-005.

UW-Bothell's enrollment up 21 percent

The Everett Herald, October 15, 2008
University of Washington's Bothell campus has grown by more than 300 students this fall, breaking previous enrollment records. UW-Bothell's enrollment up 21 percent

Enrollment continues to increase at UW Bothell Enrollment continues to increase at UW Bothell

Bothell Reporter, October 15, 2008
Officials for the University of Washington Bothell campus say growth is the buzzword for the current academic year, in terms of both enrollment and also growth of academic programs and facilities. Enrollment continues to increase at UW Bothell Enrollment continues to increase at UW Bothell

From safety to human services

Bothell Reporter, October 15, 2008
... The community lost one of its staunchest supporters of University of Washington Bothell last month with the passing of Mrs. Richard C. "Lois" Worthington. From safety to human services

UW Bothell Sees Record Growth*

Eastside Business Journal, October 13, 2008
Growth is the buzz word at the University of Washington Bothell and can be used to describe not only its enrollment figures but also its academic programs and facilities.

Teachers struggle financially as state task force studies pay *

the Columbian, October 12, 2008
... "I would make the case that we ought to be trying some different things," said University of Washington Professor Dan Goldhaber, who specializes in labor economics as applied to teachers. 

Professor links declining enrollment to budget woes

The Arizona Republic, October 9, 2008
As an assistant professor at the University of Washington, Marguerite Roza has studied how declining student enrollment affects district budgets. Professor links declining enrollment to budget woes

Memphis City Schools changes nearly in place

Memphis Commercial Appeal, October 9, 2008
... "It's worth a try. Other service providers have incentives to serve the same populations," said Paul Hill, director of the Center for Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington. Memphis City Schools changes nearly in place

Colleges nationwide see a boost in enrollment as the economy sours

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, October 9, 2008
... And UW-Bothell, which has struggled to reach enrollment goals in the past, enrolled 1,899 full-time equivalent students this quarter -- a 21 percent increase over last year. Colleges nationwide see a boost in enrollment as the economy sours

Highway 2 to close overnight Friday

The Seattle Times, October 9, 2008
... The North Creek Trail from just north of Highway 522 on the University of Washington's Bothell/Cascadia Community College Campus to where it connects with the Sammamish River Trail in Bothell will be closed from 6 a.m. Monday through 4 p.m. next Friday for work to widen the bridge above the trail. Detour signs will be posted. Highway 2 to close overnight Friday

Enrollment jumps at Central, other state universities

Yakima Herald, October 9, 2008
... Enrollment at the university's branch campuses in Tacoma and Bothell is also up, but final figures won't be available until later this week. *AP wire story picked up by numerous outlets, including "Enrollment boom continues at Wash. universities" Enrollment jumps at Central, other state universities

Highway 522 reopens near UW Bothell

HeraldNet, September 30, 2008

New segment of Highway 522 opens

The Everett Herald, September 29, 2008
... The state is working with the University of Washington and Cascadia Community College to build a new entrance to the south side of the Bothell campus. The $50.7 million project is scheduled to wrap up in fall 2009.
Highway 522 reopens near UW Bothell
New segment of Highway 522 opens

Part of eastbound 522 in Bothell to close this weekend

The Seattle Times, September 25, 2008
... Crews also hope to finish excavating the 95-foot retaining wall next to the University of Washington Bothell campus entrance and will place mulch and straw over it to help absorb winter rains and to prevent erosion. ... The DOT is working with the UW and Cascadia Community College to build a new entrance to the south side of the college campuses. Part of eastbound 522 in Bothell to close this weekend

Ex-Mariner Martinez, wife launch foundation

The Seattle Times, September 25, 2008
... Fast forward about 14 years, and Holli found the courage to return to college, if only as a role model for her three children. She recently graduated magna cum laude from the University of Washington's Bothell campus. Ex-Mariner Martinez, wife launch foundation

Students soon to be exposed to global issues

The Daily Evergreen, September 25, 2008
... In April, the higher education leaders presented a final draft of the goals to WSU, Seattle University, University of Washington Bothell, Whitman College, Cascadia Community College and Walla Walla Community College. Students soon to be exposed to global issues

New admissions requirement for state colleges in 2012

Mercer Island Reporter, September 24, 2008
... The new HECB standards are not required for high school graduation and do not apply to Washington private and technical colleges. In total, six state schools have adopted the requirements: the University of Washington Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma; Western Washington University; Evergreen State College; Central Washington University; Eastern Washington University and Washington State University. New admissions requirement for state colleges in 2012

Publishing executive wins Fluke's Community Service Award

The Everett Herald, September 23, 2008
Theresa Poalucci, a Bothell-area resident and co-owner of the Journal Newspaper Group, is this year's recipient of the John M. Fluke Sr. Community Service Award. ... She also is president of the Northgate Chamber of Commerce and an active supporter of Clothes for Kids, Edmonds in Bloom, the Edmonds Arts Festival and the Business Development Center at the University of Washington's Bothell campus. Publishing executive wins Fluke's Community Service Award

UW Bothell Sttudent Convocation, Honor Contributor Truly Sept 23 *

Eastside Business Journal, September 21, 2008

*page no longer active

UW Bothell to Hold Student Convocation, Honor Campus Contributor Richard Truly and Open New Fitness Center on Sept. 23 *

Media Newswire, September 21, 2008
The campus of the University of Washington Bothell will be full of activity on Tuesday, September 23 as it hosts its annual fall Convocation, honors campus contributor Richard Truly and opens its new student fitness center.

Higher Education Leaders Recommend Global Learning Goals for Washington's Colleges & Universities

MarketWatch, September 18, 2008
... The following individuals will represent the Global Washington Education Advisory Committee during the HECB presentation. Dr. Susan Jeffords, Vice Chancellor at the University of Washington, Bothell, and co-chair of the Global Washington Education Advisory Committee Higher Education Leaders Recommend Global Learning Goals for Washington's Colleges & Universities

Curry School Announces New Research Lectureship Series

Media Newswire, September 17, 2008
... Oct. 31: Dan Goldhaber, research professor at the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education, "Is It Just a Bad Class? Examining the Stability of Value-Added Measures of Teacher Effectiveness." Curry School Announces New Research Lectureship Series

Cascadia is a happening spot

Bothell Reporter, September 17, 2008
... Cascadia could certainly do well to look to the service-learning model of professor Martha Groom next door at the co-located University of Washington, Bothell. ALSO in same article: ... Friends of Hidden River are those dedicated public school science teachers in our area who are movers and shakers behind programs at the Brightwater Environmental Education community center on Highway 9 north of Woodinville. They are working diligently for funds to provide science labs and other facilities that could be used by high-school and college classes (Cascadia and University of Washington, Bothell have extremely limited space and lab facilities for their science courses). Cascadia is a happening spot

Kenmore officials gunning for first ferry demo

Bothell Reporter, September 17, 2008
... "It's exciting to think about the possibilities," said UW-Bothell spokeswoman Kelly Snyder. Kenmore officials gunning for first ferry demo

UW Bothell students place in conference

The Everett Herald, September 11, 2008
Ten students from Delta Epsilon Chi at the University of Washington's Bothell campus recently placed in the DEC International Career Development Conference in Atlanta. UW Bothell students place in conference

Leading for Learning: Annual Reports

Education Week, September 10, 2008

Wanted: The Perfect Person

Education Week, September 10, 2008

Leading for Learning: Charter Schools *

Chats starts Wednesday, September 10, 2008, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time

Preparation Programs Can't Match Demand

Education Week, September 10, 2008
Articles reference work by the UW Bothell's Center on Reinventing Public Education
Leading for Learning: Annual Reports
Wanted: The Perfect Person
Preparation Programs Can't Match Demand

A Purposeful Break

Chemical & Engineering News, September 8, 2008
... She convinced her husband, Charles, a computational chemist at the University of Washington, Bothell, to take his sabbaticals at the same time, and they went to Nicaragua together. A Purposeful Break

Scientists track Asian pollution

News Tribune, September 4, 2008

Scientists fear impact of Asian pollutants on U.S.

McClatchy Newspapers, August 31, 2008

Pollution In U.S. From Asia Likely To Worsen

Courant.com, August 31, 2008
Quoted in each article is "Dan Jaffe, a professor of environmental science at the University of Washington's Bothell campus."
Scientists track Asian pollution
Scientists fear impact of Asian pollutants on U.S.
Pollution In U.S. From Asia Likely To Worsen

UW Bothell holds science fair for fifth, sixth grades

The Everett Herald, September 4, 2008
The University of Washington Bothell recently hosted its fourth annual Space Huskies Science Fair for fifth- and sixth-graders. UW Bothell holds science fair for fifth, sixth grades

UW-Bothell works to alleviate nursing shortage

Bothell Reporter, September 3, 2008
With a statewide nursing shortage looming and the need to educate nurses a priority, the nursing program at the University of Washington, Bothell is working to improve Washington state's health-care forecast. The program recently received a $286,899 Department of Education noncompetitive congressionally directed grant in support of its "Initiative to Train Nursing Faculty in Partnership with a Consortium of Colleges." UW-Bothell works to alleviate nursing shortage

University of Washington, Bothell is set for growth

Kenmore Reporter, September 3, 2008
It may be harvest season, but the University of Washington, Bothell is thinking "blossom." Officials at the school are forging plans to make the branch campus larger than all but one of Washington's liberal-arts colleges. The university last month unveiled a 10- to 15-year outline called "The 21st Century Campus Initiative," which includes goals and strategies for growth. University of Washington, Bothell is set for growth

Software to enhance online education, research collaborations

Arizona State University, September 3, 2008
... Partner universities, which will test the new software in online courses and research, are Johns Hopkins University, the University of Washington-Bothell, and Prairie View A&M in Texas. Software to enhance online education, research collaborations

New school year: Value proposition

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, September 1, 2008
... At a Center for American Progress discussion this summer, University of Washington researcher Marguerite Roza said schools don't hire whole new staffs, so they can add 30 percent more time with 6 to 16 percent more money. New school year: Value proposition

Bothell road project will let colleges grow

The Everett Herald, August 30, 2008
These aren't the nails you'll find in your dad's toolbox. They're drilled into the soil rather than pounded into two-by-fours. Each stretches between 50 and 85 feet, and there are more than 1,400 of them. Together, they will stabilize a 95-foot-tall retaining wall leading to the University of Washington's Bothell campus. It will be the tallest wall ever constructed by the Washington State Department of Transportation, said Patricia Michaud, a spokeswoman for the agency. The wall is part of a $50.7 million project at the junction of I-405 and Highway 522 that will become a new entrance to the campus that includes the UW branch and Cascadia Community College. Bothell road project will let colleges grow

SR 522 - UW Bothell/Cascadia Community College Campus Access

Washington State Department of Transportation, August 2008
... Starting Monday, Aug. 25, crews will have intermittent daytime closures on the North Creek trail from north of SR 522 to where it junctions with the Sammamish River trail just south of the SR 522 overpass will be scheduled at a later date. Cyclists and pedestrians will see flaggers stopping trail traffic for up to two minutes at a time. SR 522 - UW Bothell/Cascadia Community College Campus Access

Kelly Snyder Joins the University of Washington Bothell *

Eastside Business Journal, August 25, 2008
The University of Washington Bothell recently announced Kelly Snyder as its new Director of Government and Community Relations. "'With extensive experience in state and local government, Kelly Snyder will be extremely effective in helping the University of Washington Bothell meet the heightened expectations for higher education in our state" said Richard Penny, Vice Chancellor for Advancement and External Relations for the University of Washington Bothell. 

WEEKDAY Listener Forum: School Drop Outs

KUOW.org 94.9 FM, August 25, 2008, 10:00 a.m.
Guest Dan Goldhaber, research professor at the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education WEEKDAY Listener Forum: School Drop Outs

First phase of reforms launched in Hartford schools

Courant.com, August 24, 2008
... Paul T. Hill, who is director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington and who developed the model in use in New Orleans, described it as a "common-sense approach" that calls for districts to improve schools any way they can. (Paul T. Hill leads the Center on Reinventing Public Education at UW Bothell)  First phase of reforms launched in Hartford schools

Bodies, not dollars: Seattle schools regain grip on staffing AND UW expert: Seattle shift counters national trend

Puget Sound Business Journal, August 15-21, 2008
... Marguerite Roza is a research associate professor at the University of Washington, where she's a member of the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Bodies, not dollars: Seattle schools regain grip on staffing AND UW expert: Seattle shift counters national trend

Qualified teachers wanted

The Washington Times, August 15, 2008
... For instance, the University of Washington's Dan Goldhaber and his colleagues found that length of experience and number of degrees earned, the two factors that determine a teacher's salary, explain only about 3 percent of the variation in a teacher's effect on student achievement. Qualified teachers wanted

A teachable moment

The New York Times, August 14, 2008
... The theorist who has had the most influence over Pastorek is Paul T. Hill, who runs a research group at the University of Washington called the Center on Reinventing Public Education. 'The circumstances call for a coherent strategy, not just a round of do-gooding,' he wrote. 'Don't spend money rebuilding the old district structure.' (Paul T. Hill leads the Center on Reinventing Public Educations at UW Bothell)  A teachable moment

Nature awaits behind UW Bothell, Cascadia *

Bothell Reporter, August 13, 2008
There's a peacefulness looking out over the wetlands from the shared campus of Cascadia Community College and the University of Washington, Bothell. Where water once stood, now grow willows, cottonwoods, western red cedar, Douglas fir, red alders and sitka spruce trees. The restored ecosystem serves as home to ducks, falcons, osprey, gold finch and bald eagles. 

Teachers as change agents: New UW Bothell teacher education program aims for something radical *

University Week, August 8, 2008
A new program for secondary education teachers at UW Bothell is aimed not just at producing certificated teachers but also change agents. The program accepted its first students this past fall. And this summer the students are cutting their teeth, designing an integrated curriculum for a three-week educational summer camp for middle and high school students.

UW Bothell graduates honored at graduation

The Everett Herald, August 7, 2008
Two graduating seniors, Brian Peterson and Ebou Cham, recently were honored at the 17th commencement exercises for the University of Washington Bothell at the Bank of America Arena, Hec Edmundson Pavilion on the University of Washington Seattle campus. UW Bothell graduates honored at graduation

Cascadia Awarded $50,000 Grant For Service-Learning  *

Eastside Business Journal, August 5, 2008
Cascadia Community College recently received a $50,000 grant from Washington Campus Compact (WACC) and Learn and Serve America to promote and expand service-learning on campus. As part of the grant, Cascadia will partner with University of Washington Bothell on events and projects. This is the third Learn and Serve grant awarded to Cascadia. 

Testing toys for lead

Skagit Valley Herald, July 29, 2008
... Gunkel works with the Washington Toxics Coalition to help inform parents about toxic chemicals in children's toys. He joined a collection of nursing students from the University of Washington Bothell Campus at Skagit Valley Hospital's main lobby Monday to inform passers-by about the toxic materials found in everyday products. Testing toys for lead

UW Bothell's Summer Youth Program Focuses on Environmental Stewardship

Media Newswire, July 28, 2008
The brainchild of UW Bothell Education Professors Cherry Banks, Karen Gourd and Robin Rider, IMAGINE centers around the UW Bothell wetlands, providing a meaningful academic and outdoor experience for local middle and high school-aged students. The program also serves as a unique learning experience for UW Bothell Education students. UW Bothell's Summer Youth Program Focuses on Environmental Stewardship

University of Washington Wants to Double Enrollment on Two Campuses

American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, July 24, 2008
The University of Washington is planning to double enrollment at its branch campuses in Tacoma and Bothell over the next decade, reports The Seattle Times. UW President Mark Emmert said new outreach programs, degree programs, and dormitories could attract thousands of more students to the campuses. Emmert was scheduled to present the plan to the Higher Education Coordinating (HEC) Board this week and then to state lawmakers in the upcoming legislative session. University of Washington Wants to Double Enrollment on Two Campuses

UW-Bothell to create tech institute *

Bothell Reporter, July 23, 2008
The University of Washington, Bothell announced the creation of the Biotechnology and Biomedical Technology Institute (BBTI). The BBTI is a resource for individuals and organizations in the region and state with an interest in the development of the biotechnology and medical device industries. 

UW Plans To Double Bothell, Tacoma Enrollment

KUOW, July 21, 2008
In Olympia today (Monday) University of Washington President Mark Emmert will describe his plans to double enrollment at the school's Bothell and Tacoma campuses. It's part of an ambitious agenda in what officials admit will likely be a tough budget year at the state legislature. KUOW's Amy Radil reports. UW Plans To Double Bothell, Tacoma Enrollment

More degrees needed, UW is prepared

The Seattle Times, July 20, 2008
The University of Washington's plan to expand enrollment across its three campuses is ambitious to be sure - about 16 percent over the next 10 years. But it is a reasonable effort to help meet the state's need for more college degrees, especially in high-demand fields such as science and engineering. More degrees needed, UW is prepared

New branch campus in Snohomish County doesn't appear in UW's plans

The Everett Herald, July 19, 2008
A four-year college in Snohomish County isn't dead because the University of Washington makes no mention of it in a plan released this week, backers said Friday. New branch campus in Snohomish County doesn't appear in UW's plans

UW Bothell, Tacoma plans could derail Snohomish County campus

The Everett Herald, July 19, 2008
The University of Washington wants to increase enrollment and create a science and technology program at its Bothell campus, moves that would severely dim once bright hopes for launching a new college in Snohomish County. UW Bothell, Tacoma plans could derail Snohomish County campus

UW president has plan to ease enrollment crunch *

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 18, 2008
University of Washington regents have been asked to approve a 1,700-student increase in yearly freshman enrollment over the next decade, with two-thirds of the growth in the school's two branch campuses. 

UW wants to double enrollment at Tacoma, Bothell branches

The Seattle Times, July 18, 2008
In a plan that could change the face of higher education in the Puget Sound region, the University of Washington said Thursday it wants to double enrollment at its branch campuses in Tacoma and Bothell over the next decade. UW President Mark Emmert said he believes that an aggressive outreach program, coupled with additions such as dormitory housing and an expanded range of degrees, could attract thousands of new students to the branch campuses. UW wants to double enrollment at Tacoma, Bothell branches

UW mulls adding more slots for freshmen

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 18, 2008
University of Washington President Mark Emmert wants to expand the university's freshman enrollment by 1,700 students over the next decade, a plan he says will help temper the university's increasingly competitive admissions process. The UW turned away almost 8,000 of 20,000 freshman applicants to its Seattle campus this spring, though the university enrolled its largest freshman class to date. In a statement Thursday, Emmert said there weren't enough enrollment slots to accommodate every qualified applicant. UW mulls adding more slots for freshmen

Hall welcomes new inductees

The East Oregonian, July 15, 2008
Don Whitney moved to Pendleton in his senior year to see if he could make the PHS team. He earned a starting role at halfback on both offense and defense on a team that went 10-1. Before coming to Pendleton, Whitney had attended school in Athena. After he left Pendleton High School, he played for OSU starting at defensive halfback and safety. His 1967 team was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame. He currently works for the University of Washington at the Bothell campus.Hall welcomes new inductees

UW Bothell Nursing Program Works to Alleviate Nursing Shortage *

Eastside Business Journal, July 14, 2008
With a statewide nursing shortage looming and the need to educate nurses a priority, the Nursing Program at the University of Washington Bothell is working to improve Washington state’s health care forecast. The program recently received a $286,899 Department of Education Noncompetitive Congressionally-directed Grant in support of its “Initiative to Train Nursing Faculty in Partnership with a Consortium of Colleges.” Created in response to growing state needs for a highly educated health care and nursing workforce, the Initiative aims to increase the number of nursing faculty teaching in Washington state’s community and technical college nursing programs. By educating the next generation of nursing faculty, the Initiative will directly contribute to the education and increased numbers of highly skilled nurses practicing in our state. 

Eastside Rail Now campaigns for Cascadia, UW-Bothell train service *

Bothell Reporter, July 14, 2008
The Eastside Rail Now group is campaigning for a transit plan that would bring commuter trains to the combined campus of Cascadia Community College and the University of Washington, Bothell. Access to the schools would come by way of an offshoot from the Eastside rail corridor, which runs from Renton to Snohomish. The plan hinges on a three-way deal that gives King County access to easements after the Port of Seattle purchases part of the railroad from BNSF for $107 million. 

Cop's book delves into Seattle's seamy side

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 12, 2008
… Low jumped into writing when he returned to school in 1995 for his bachelor's degree. He enrolled in a creative writing course at the University of Washington-Bothell campus and overheard the professor tell another student that she should have a manuscript ready for the course. (Low is a 2003 UW Bothell alumni.) Cop's book delves into Seattle's seamy side

Penny joins UW Bothell staff *

Bothell Reporter, June 25, 2008
University of Washington, Bothell Chancellor Kenyon S. Chan announced the appointment of Dr. Richard Penny as vice chancellor for Advancement and External Relations. 

Cascadia College opens new building in Bothell *

Examiner, June 24, 2008
Cascadia Community College in Bothell has started construction on a $35 million building...The building should be open in 2010 on the campus which shares space with the University of Washington-Bothell. 

Quantifying the benefits of biofuels

Gizmag, June 16, 2008
"It's foolish to say we should be developing a particular biofuel when that could mean that we’re just replacing one problem with another," said lead author Martha Groom of the UW Bothell. The paper's policy suggestions are "not definitive at all," Groom said, "but rather each category calls out a question and is a starting point in trying to find the proper answers." Read "Quantifying the benefits of biofuels

University graduations this weekend

The Seattle Times, June 14, 2008
Ceremonies for UW Bothell begin 2 p.m. Sunday at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. Read "University graduations this weekend

Corn-Based Ethanol Damages Environment

redOrbit, June 14, 2008
..."The central goals of any biofuel policy must minimize risks to biodiversity and to our climate," maintains lead author Martha Groom of the University of Washington, Seattle. She recommends the further use of algae and fast-growing trees as biofuel sources because they yield more fuel per acre than any feedstocks currently being pursued. Read "Corn-Based Ethanol Damages Environment

Congress' use of budget earmarks often justified but 'messy'

The Everett Herald, June 8, 2008
...Mountlake Terrace is getting money to help build a sewage treatment plant and the University of Washington's Bothell campus will get aid for training nurses. Read "Congress' use of budget earmarks often justified but 'messy'"

Scholarships awarded to students

The Enterprise Newspapers, June 6, 2008
...Jordan Locke of Mountlake Terrace High School is named as a scholarship recipient. Locke plans to attend the University of Washington Bothell and work in computing and software systems. Read "Scholarships awarded to students"

133rd Commencement at UW’s Seattle campus

Webwire, June 5, 2008
...UW Bothell will hold ceremonies at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 15 in the Bank of America Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion on the UW campus in Seattle. Chancellor Kenyon Chan, UW President Emmert, and a student speaker will present remarks and reflections. A Chancellor’s Medal and a President’s Medal will be awarded to outstanding students in the Class of 2008. Read "133rd Commencement at UW’s Seattle campus"

Best and Brightest

U-Week, June 5, 2008
The road to academia for Gowri Shankar, associate professor in the Business Administration Program, has been long and winding, taking him around the world and from the boardroom to the classroom, a journey that makes him the unanimous choice for the UW Bothell's 2008 Distinguished Teaching Award. Read "Best and Brightest"

Plenty of oil

Boca Raton News, June 3, 2008
... Research led by a biologist at the University of Washington, Bothell, shows that some of the most popular current biofuel stocks might have exactly the opposite impacts than intended. The authors of a paper published in the June issue of the journal Conservation Biology offer a dozen policy recommendations to promote sustainability and biodiversity in biofuel production. Read "Plenty of oil

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