January - May 2013

May

Seattle Based WASITRAC Renewed Its Mission on Trade Advocacy with India

Digital Journal, May 30, 2013
After two trade missions to India and the first Washington State summit on the US-India trade, the non-profit trade advocacy group, the Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC) decided to bring in a change to its mission statement reflecting the latest economic power shift in the global arena and the cultural and demographic shifts in the United States. The University of Washington Bothell is Mentioned. Read More

DelBene to join UW Bothell Students in Push to Stop Student Loan Interest Rates from Doubling

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 29, 2013
Congresswoman Suzan DelBene will join local college students and college administrators to call on Congress to prevent student loan interest rates from doubling in July. Read More

This story was picked up by other news outlets: Q13 FOX

Crowdfunding Coal Science In Pacific Northwest

KUOW.org, May 23, 2013
Dan Jaffe is one of them. He’s a professor of atmospheric and environmental science at the University of Washington in Bothell. He wants to figure out how much coal dust escapes from trains. Jaffe’s scientific inquiry has brought him to a pedestrian footbridge north of Seattle, where he’s looking down at the train tracks that run along Richmond Beach. Read More

UW Bothell dedicates new Veterans Archway to honor veterans

Bothell Reporter, May 22, 2013
Veterans, elected officials and the community are invited to join the UW Bothell campus community in dedicating the new Veterans Archway, a permanent welcome to veterans seeking a college education, on May 28. Read More

Bjong Wolf Yeigh selected as chancellor for UW Bothell

Bothell Reporter, May 22, 2013
University of Washington President Michael K. Young and Provost Ana Mari Cauce announced the selection of Bjong Wolf Yeigh, professor and president of SUNYIT, the State University of New York Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome, as the next chancellor at the University of Washington Bothell, effective Sept. 1. Read More

This story was picked up by other news outlets: The Herald

Community calendar: festivals, fairs and more

The Seattle Times, May 22, 2013
Join in dedicating the Veterans Archway, noon-2 p.m., north end of the UW Bothell campus next to the sports and recreation complex, noon Tuesday, University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Building State Capacity and Productivity Center's Inaugural Volume of the "SEA of the Future" Now Available

Morningstar, May 22, 2013
The Building State Capacity and Productivity Center (BSCP Center) has released the inaugural volume of the biannual SEA of the Future series. Entitled “Leveraging Performance Management to Support School Improvement,” Volume 1 explores how state education agencies (SEAs), in a time of constrained resources, can leverage performance management tools to provide strong support for school improvement. Betheny Gross from the Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Read More

This story was picked up by other news outlets: Bloomberg Businessweek, Market Watch

New York technology leader to head UW-Bothell campus

The Seattle Times, May 21, 2013
Bjong Wolf Yeigh, professor and president of the State University of New York Institute of Technology (SUNYIT), will be the next UW-Bothell chancellor if approved by the Board of Regents. He will replace Kenyon Chan, who is stepping down to pursue his own scholarly work. Read More

This story has been picked up by other media outlets: University of Washington News, WKTV, UTICAOD

Kemper announces $1.2 billion expansion

Bellevue Reporter, May 20,2013
“Over the past six decades, The Bellevue Collection has become the heart and soul of a vibrant, bustling region," said Sandeep Krishnamurthy Dean of the UW Bothell's Business program in that same statement. Read More

UW professor finds success with crowdfunding

The Daily, May 20, 2013
In his 20 years of conducting research, UW Atmospheric Sciences professor Dan Jaffe had always gone the conventional route of writing grant proposals to fund his scientific research projects — until now. Read More

Wayne Au: Coring Social Studies within Corporate Education Reform

@ The Chalk Face, May 20, 2013
Au is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington Bothell. His widely cited Unequal By Design: High-Stakes Testing and the Standardization of Inequality is an excellent source for connecting the standardized testing with the eugenicist project. Read More

Pacific Northwest Developer, Kemper Freeman, Bets Big on Destination Shopping

BusinessWire.com May 20, 2013
Kemper Freeman developments have been a bellwether for how traditional retail can thrive in an increasingly digital economy. “The Pacific Northwest has traditionally been at the epicenter of retail innovation, with companies like Nordstrom, Costco and Amazon revolutionizing the shopping experience, both in-store and online,” says Dean Sandeep Krishnamurthy, University of Washington – Bothell School of Business. Read More

Mpls. Schools to Revive Autonomy Plan Amid Mixed Results in US

MPR News, May 20, 2013
In the latest effort to boost student performance, the Minneapolis school district wants to give more autonomy to individual schools. The Center for Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Read More

The Greening of Commencement Ceremonies

American School & University, May 14, 2013
Reduce, reuse, recycle. Those buzz words from the 1970s have gained widespread credence in the 21st century. Five decades after the first Earth Day, green has gone mainstream and, in many cases, colleges and universities are leading the way. Marketing and Events Manager Lisa Walker is quoted. Read More

Nordstrom Reviews Records on Factory Safety

Seattle Times, May 14, 2013
Seattle-based Nordstrom is among a growing number of retailers taking a closer look at factory safety after a building collapse killed more than 1,100 garment workers in Bangladesh. Professor Mary Ann Odegaard, Marketing Professor at UW Bothell is quoted. Read More

Website funds UW Bothell Researcher’s Coal-Train Dust Study

Heraldnet, May 13, 2013
Jaffe is a professor of chemistry and atmospheric sciences. He wanted to study just how much emissions and tiny particles called particulate matter are being produced by passenger and freight train exhaust as well as coal dust from trains in Western Washington. Read More

W & M Graduates Encouraged to Live Lives of Integrity, Service

WM.edu, May 12, 2013
As they begin a new chapter in their lives, the members of William & Mary’s Class of 2013 should seek to live lives of integrity, service, patience and humility, said FBI Director Robert S. Mueller on Sunday. UW Bothell Chancellor Emeritus Warren W.Buck III received an honorary degree. Read More

Weekend Read: New Collection of Articles About Charter Progress

Edweek.org, May 10, 2013
A new collection of articles about charter schools explores charter growth in suburban districts, charter school incubation in urban centers, implementing blended learning into charters, and the potential cost savings of blended learning in both charter and regular public schools. The Center for Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Read More

Faculty invited to talks on integrative learning, classroom assessment techniques May 20, 21

NIU Today, May 10, 2013
Keynote by Bruce Kochis, “Classroom Assessment.” Bruce Kochis is a senior lecturer in the Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences Program of the University of Washington-Bothell. Kochis is a founder and former director of the University of Washington’s Human Rights Education and Research Network. Read More

Which way for the WEA?

SocialistWorker.org, May 9, 2013
Initiative 1240 has a provision allowing parents or teachers of a school to convert their school to a charter by a majority vote. However, as Au points out, this would be the most aggressive trigger law in the U.S.--most such laws only apply to "failing" schools whereas 1240's could apply to any school. Read More

UW chemist says 'All aboard' for coal train fight: 200 wiseguy words

The Oregonian, May 9, 2013
On the impact of dozens of coal trains a day rattling through the Northwest, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee have asked the feds to investigate the environmental effects. A University of Washington chemist has another idea, and maybe a better one. Read More

New 4-year program for nursing students

South Everett Beacon, May 8, 2013
An innovative program between Everett Community College and the University of Washington Bothell aims to increase the number of nurses with four-year degrees in Washington. Read More

This scientist needs your help to study air pollution from coal trains

Grist, May 8, 2013
Dan Jaffe, an atmospheric sciences professor at the University of Washington-Bothell, thinks that’s a fair question to consider as Washington state grapples with whether to allow the construction of coal-export terminals that could triple the amount of daily coal-train traffic chugging through the state. Read More

UW Bothell, Eastlake Grad Faulkner Named to 30 Under 30 for Real Estate Agents

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 6, 2013
Bothell real estate agent Dan Faulkner Jr., a 2005 graduate from the University of Washington campus in Bothell, was recently named to the prestigious "30 Under 30" group of young professionals in the industry. Read More

Pesticide-free Parks Take Labor—Lots of it

Heraldnet, May 5, 2013
Megan Dunn watched her children pick bouquets of dandelions in Lowell Park, where she's spent five years trying to stop city crews from spraying herbicides and other pest-control chemicals. Dunn is a second year Policy Studies graduate student at UW Bothell. Read More

Do Visas for Skilled Foreigners Shut Out US Tech Workers?

Seattle Times, May 4, 2013
Last year, Mitchell Erickson earned what he believed would be his ticket to a lucrative new career: a bachelor’s degree in computer science and software engineering from the University of Washington, Bothell. Read More

DelBene Announces Winners of 2013 Congressional Art Competition at UW Bothell

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 3, 2013
Last night at the University of Washington Bothell, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene announced that Alex Eppenauer of The Bear Creek School in Redmond is the winner of the 2013 Congressional Art Competition for the 1st Congressional District. Read More

Bothell Students Thank Sen. Murray for Supporting Forest Conservation

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 3, 2013
Students walked from St Brendan's to North Creek Forest, a glimpse of opportunities to come if the forest is protected in perpetuity. Sandelin lead the students in identifying sword fern, bleeding heart, thimbleberries, and other plants, counting each individual plant within randomly selected 2-meter areas. The students generated data that will be added to research already collected by UW Bothell and Cascadia Community College students as they monitor biodiversity and the health of the forest. Read More

Eighth Annual Husky 5k May 11 in Bothell

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 2, 2013
The 8th annual Husky 5K will take place May 11 at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

University of Washington Bothell Partners with Everett Community College in Nursing

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, April 30, 2013
The program, believed to be the first of its kind in the state of Washington, is expected to better prepare nursing students while reducing the time required earning a BSN. Read More

April

UW Bothell nursing student Christopher Nelson awarded Fulbright grant

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, April 25, 2013
Nelson says he is excited and honored to represent UW Bothell in Denmark and Greenland. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Read More

Dr. Oscar Arias to speak at UW Bothell Commencement

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, April 21, 2013
Arias served two terms as President of Costa Rica. His first term spanned from 1986 to 1990; he was re-elected in 2006, serving until 2010. He is best known for convening the presidents of El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua to agree to a peace agreement. Read More

Bothell Reincarnation Under Way

The Seattle Times, April 19, 2013
On any given day in Jaclyn Pang’s Bothell Landing neighborhood, the landscape is a contrasting mix of bulldozers, power drills and protected wetlands. Interviews UW Bothell Student Jaclyn Pang. Read More

Reply to Chris Anderson, TED and the TED Community: We’re Halfway There, But...

Huffington Post, April 19, 2013
As a psychologist and professor who has spent years studying and teaching about consciousness at a public research university, I am alternately shocked and amused at the lengths people will travel to preserve an outmoded, materialist belief system in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary. Features UW Bothell Professor Kathleen D. Noble, PhD. Read More

Cascade Senior Named a UW Scholar

Heraldnet, April 22, 2013
Cascade High School senior Ruby David Kassala is the recipient of the University of Washington Bothell's UW Diversity Scholar award. Read More

Study: Error Rate Of Test-Based Teacher Evaluations High, But Might Still Be More Accurate

State Impact, NPR, April 18, 2013
The study, by Dan Goldhaber of the University of Washington-Bothell and Susanna Loeb, of Stanford University, might be cited as evidence as Florida’s largest teacher’s union challenges the state’s evaluation law in court. Read More

Meeting with Prof. James Reinnoldt from University of Washington at Bothell

Center for International Affairs, Thammasat Business School, April 18, 2013
Professor James Reinnoldt, University of Washington Bothell, visited Thammasat Business School and had an extensive discussion with Asst. Prof. Somboon Kulvisaechana, Director of International Affairs, on establishing a joint study program under the theme of “Doing Business in South East Asia” for American students.

Gehlsen named Judge of the Year by the Snohomish County Bar Association

Bothell Reporter, April 17, 2013
“Judge Gehlsen was selected as our Judge of the Year for her outstanding efforts last year in establishing the Bothell Youth Court,” said Will Steffener, President of the Snohomish County Bar Association. Read More

UW Bothell Hosts Two Day Career Fair

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, April 16, 2013
University of Washington Bothell (UWB) Career Services, in partnership with Cascadia Community College, is hosting the Spring Career Fair on April 24 and 25. Read More

Tracking the Long-Distance Travels of Dust

The Baltimore Sun, April 12, 2013
Dan Jaffe of the University of Washington-Bothell, agreed that the estimated size is the study's chief contribution. He called it a "really excellent scientific paper," although he said the comparisons of relative amounts of overseas and domestic airborne particles could be misleading for suggesting an effect on air quality, as home-grown particles are the main contributors to air pollution near the ground. Read More

Expert shares tales from the Antarctic at UW Bothell

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, April 12, 2013
Anthony will visit the UW Bothell campus to talk about work, life and food at the bottom of the world. Read More

The Book That Was To Come

Columbia College Events, April 8, 2013
A discrete waypoint in our understanding of what the book might become, where it is (no longer) bound. Featuring poets and artists whose work concerns the past and future of literary forms, including recipients of the Envisioning the Future of the Book commission from the Center for Book & Paper Arts at Columbia College. UW Bothell Senior Lecturer Amaranth Borsuk is mentioned. Read More

Data Shows Teachers Stay in Job Longer

Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2013
Studies have shown teachers, like most professionals, improve with experience. Veteran teachers, on balance, can add about one to two months' worth of learning to a student's year, said Dan Goldhaber, director of the Center for Education Data & Research at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Fertile Ground for Jobs

Heraldnet.com, April 7, 2013
The Puget Sound region has become synonymous with world-class software development. Our region's software cluster represents nearly a quarter of all wages paid in this field in North America. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned. Read More

Edwards is UW Bothell’s first Fulbright Student Scholar

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, April 5, 2013
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually-designed research projects. The awards are highly competitive and are intended to foster “international good will through the exchange of students in the fields of education, culture and science.” Read More

Bothell food and business fair at the University of Washington Bothell

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, April 4, 2013
The University of Washington Bothell Mobius Hall is located at 18345 Campus Way N.E. Read More

Do Charter Schools Serve Special-Needs Students?

Edweek.org, April 3, 2013
Policymakers rightly want to know whether charter schools serve their fair share of students with disabilities. The fairest answer may surprise some people, however. Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Read More

March

Conference on STEM careers draws more than 200 young women to EdCC

Edmonds Beacon, March 29, 2013
Elaine P. Scott, dean designee of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at the University of Washington-Bothell, was the keynote speaker. Read More

This story was also picked up by other news outlets: Lynnwood Today, Edmonds Community College News

Careers: What Does It Take to Become A Real Estate Agent? Part 4

Redfin.com, March 29, 2013
Jana Katrusin, a full-time student at University of Washington-Bothell who works as an Associate Agent, is interviewed. Read More

Business Briefs

Herald Business Journal, March 27, 2013
BOTHELL — Dan Jaffe, a professor of atmospheric and environmental chemistry in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at University of Washington-Bothell, has received a Fulbright Award. Jaffe will spend a quarter as the distinguished chair in environmental sciences at Parthenope University in Naples, Italy. Read More

People Watching

Herald Business Journal, March 27, 2013
BOTHELL — The University of Washington Board of Regents has approved a proposal to name three deans to head three schools at University of Washington-Bothell. Read More

Social Class at Harvard

TheCrimson.com, March 28, 2013
Jane Van Galen, a professor of education at the University of Washington, Bothell, whose research interests include social mobility through education for poor and working-class students, points out, “There’s a sense that we’re all middle class when we hear all this political rhetoric... Read More

Applications Are Now Being Accepted for UW Bothell Spring Career Fair

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, March 27, 2013
University of Washington Bothell will host a two-day Spring Career Fair from 2-6 p.m. on April 24 and 24. Read More

Afternoon Shift #279: Supreme Arguments

Wbez.org, March 27, 2013
Paul Hill, who is considered the father of the portfolio approach, and founded the University of Washington’s Center on Reinventing Public Education, joins Afternoon Shift. Read More

Biz Bits: people and businesses in the news

HeraldNet, March 25, 2013
The University of Washington Board of Regents has approved a proposal to name three deans to head three schools at University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Roundup: Kick, UW STEM Programs, Funds for Indochino, World CNG

XConomy, March 22, 2013
From its existing computing, software systems, science, and technology programs, the UW Bothell created the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), calling it the first in the state to combine the disciplines under a single heading. Read More

Men, Let Robot Find Your Size at Jeans Store Run by Former Amazon Exec

The Seattle Times, March 18, 2013
At a small store in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood, designer jeans hang from metal racks attached to the ceiling, their QR code tags easily accessible… University of Washington Bothell is mentioned. Read More

This story was also picked up by other news outlets: Equities.com

UW-Bothell Becomes First University in Wash. To Create School of Stem

GeekWire.com, March 18, 2013
The UW Board of Regents officially approved the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) last week. It’s the first school in the state to combine all of the STEM fields into one academic unit. Read More

This story was also picked up by other news outlets: Daily Journal of Commerce

The Promise and Challenge of Rescuing Hartford’s Milner School

The CT Mirror, March 18, 2013
Although the charter school movement across the nation generally has been made up of new startup schools, some charter operators have begun working with local districts to turn around struggling public schools in places such as Philadelphia and Baltimore, said Sarah Yatsko, a researcher at the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education. Read More

Ron Tilden receives 2013 Distinguished Teaching Award

Tmcnet.com, March 17, 2013
Tilden came to UW Bothell in 2001 as a part-time lecturer. He joined the faculty on a full-time basis in 2007 after a successful career in financial management in the technology sector. Read More

New charter school commission can learn from other states

Ischool.uw.edu, March 15, 2013
This year a dozen teams will compete, including one from the University of Washington Seattle and one from University of Washington Bothell. Students on the UW Seattle team are from the Information School Informatics program and the Computer Science and Engineering Department.

AERA announces 2013 Fellows

Publiccharters.org, March 15, 2013
In a Bellingham Herald op-ed, Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell, urges the newly appointed nine members of the Washington State Charter School Commission to “take a thoughtful approach to reviewing the evidence from elsewhere and craft thoughtful oversight policies of their own” and then “regularly revisit those policies in order to reflect, learn and adapt based on the actual outcomes for charter school students.” Read More

Colin Campbell and Warren Buck also to be honored

Dailypress.com, March 15, 2013
Honorary degrees will be given to Colonial Williamsburg President Colin Campbell, a former member of the college’s Board of Visitors, and Warren W. Buck III, an alumnus and chancellor emeritus of the University of Washington-Bothell. Read More

This story was also picked up by other news outlets: Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Tuition Assistance Cuts Will Hit Military Students

The Seattle Times, March 14, 2013
One such student is Michele Young, who is on track to earn her bachelor’s degree from UW-Bothell this fall. Young said the program pays about a quarter of the cost of her education at UW-Bothell, and without it she’ll probably have to take out loans to finish, something she has avoided, so far. Read More

New charter school commission can learn from other states

The Bellingham Herald, March 15, 2013
Robin Lake is director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell and serves on the advisory board for the National Association of Charter School Authorizers. Read More

AERA announces 2013 Fellows

Newswise, March 14, 2013
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has announced the selection of 23 scholars as 2013 AERA Fellows. Cherry Banks, University of Washington, Bothell. Read More

Ron Tilden receives 2013 Distinguished Teaching Award

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, March 13, 2013
Tilden came to UW Bothell in 2001 as a part-time lecturer. He joined the faculty on a full-time basis in 2007 after a successful career in financial management in the technology sector. Read More

UW Bothell names new School of Business dean

Northwest Asian Weekly, March 11, 2013
Under Krishnamurthy’s administration, UW Bothell’s business program achieved independent accreditation with The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Read More

Society recognizes UW Restoration Ecology Network

UW Today, March 12, 2013
The Society for Ecological Restoration Northwest Chapter has awarded its 2013 Special Award to the UW Restoration Ecology Network. Through the network UW students conduct capstone projects in cooperation with community partners to restore degraded sites. Associate Professor Warren Gold is mentioned. Read More

Tri-campus group discusses raising tuition to fund salary increases

The Daily, March 10, 2013
The Tri-Campus Board of Directors — a body encompassing the executive board members from ASUW Seattle (ASUW), ASUW Bothell (ASUWB), ASUW Tacoma (ASUWT), and the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) — met in the HUB on Saturday to discuss topics for the 2013 tri-campus annual survey. On the survey, the group will ask students’ opinions about using higher tuition to increase faculty salaries. Read More

Spiral Genetics, Maker of Software for the Genome, Gets $3M from DFJ

Xconomy.com, March 12, 2013
Spiral, which I profiled here in November 2011, has an unusual history. It was started by Mangubat and Becky Drees after they met in an entrepreneurship class at the University of Washington’s Bothell campus. Read More

Everett Community College Clinic Exposes Students to Public Health Nursing

Nurse.com, March 11, 2013
While students in Everett Community College’s ADN program don’t currently rotate through the clinic, BSN students in the nursing program at University of Washington in Bothell do. McCahon said all the clinic’s providers actively teach nursing students; the two ARNPs most recently hired originally came to the site during their student rotations. Read More

Where Can I Find an Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Woodinville?

Woodinville Patch, March 11, 2013
Electric vehicle sales are on the rise in the US, bringing with them more and more places for EV drivers to plug in. UW Bothell is mentioned. Read More

Thousands of Crows Wow Townspeople

WALB.com, March 10, 2013
The crows head to their roost, the wetlands on the University of Washington's Bothell campus.

Gary Idleburg – University Behind Bars

youtube.com, March 11, 2013
Gary is co-founder of University Beyond Bars and teaches African American History at the Washington State Reformatory in Monroe, WA. Gary has served on the board of UBB since its inception. Here's a lecture he gave at our center at the UW Bothell. Read More

Seattle Premium Outlets Montage

youtube.com, March 11,2013
An educational tool for my presentation on the Seattle Premium Outlets in Tulalip, Washington. This is for a cumulative project for GST 497 - Tourism & Globalization, a course offered at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell names new School of Business dean

Northwest Asian Weekly, March 11, 2013
Sandeep Krishnamurthy will be named the Dean of the University of Washington Bothell School of Business, effective March 16. Krishnamurthy currently heads the University of Washington Bothell School of Business as its director. Read More

Is a Smaller Class Actually Better?

Take Part, March 4,2013
Many experts have long preached that smaller is better for students and teachers. Since the 2008 recession, some education watchers have said that class sizes have increased because of tighter budgets; others note that they have shrunk, which helps teachers stress less and students learn more. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Read More

Coal train coming: Plans to ship millions of tons of coal across Montana have fueled new debate over an old industry

Missoula Independent, March 7, 2013
..."If I lived next to those lines in north Seattle, I would be concerned about coal shipments going from 10 to 30 trains a day," says Dan Jaffe, a professor of atmospheric and environmental chemistry at the University of Washington-Bothell. "Wouldn't you?"… Read More

Crows Invade College Town

Nbcbayarea.com, March 7, 2013
Video imbedded within article. Read More

Crows descend on Bothell for nightly slumber party

King5.com, March 4, 2013
Each night at dusk, a swirling black cloud descends on Bothell – thousands of crows. Read More

Biz Bits: People and businesses in the news

Heraldnet.com, March 4, 2013
Dan Jaffe, a professor of atmospheric and environmental chemistry in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Washington Bothell, has received a Fulbright Award. Read More

Crow invasion

WWLP.com, March 5, 2013
Each night at dusk, a swirling black cloud descends on Bothell, Washington - thousands of crows. Read More

This story was also picked up by other news outlets: KVEO NewsCenter, NBC-2.com, KSEE 24 News, KING 5 News

February

YTech Interns Teach UW Bothell Class

Youth Digital Media Blog, February 14, 2013
On February 4th, the Ingraham High school interns taught a 90 minute workshop on teen dating violence to a class on new media and advocacy at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Scrap the Map Event at UW

Seattle Schools Community Forum, February 27, 2013
Seattle teachers at Garfield HS, Ballard HS, Chief Sealth HS, the Center School and Orca K-8 voted to stop administering the widely used and highly unfair standardized Measure of Academic Progress (MAP). Featuring Wayne Au, UW-Bothell Assistant Professor, Member of Rethinking Schools editorial board test. Read More

Don’t Let Green-Minded Clients Leave you Behind

Daily Journal of Commerce, February 28, 2013
This University of Washington Bothell science building will have a chilled-beam system, natural ventilation and daylight harvesting. Read More

Former Starbucks president at UW Bothell Business Organization and Leadership Development Event

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, February 25, 2013
For two hours, University of Washington Bothell students will have direct access to the man responsible for putting Starbucks on the world map. Howard Behar, former president of Starbucks Coffee Company and Starbucks Coffee International will share his insights on successful leadership on Tuesday from 6-8:30 p.m. on campus. Read More

Super Kid: Jennifer Nguyen, Meadowdale High School

Heraldnet, February 25, 2013
Q: What are your plans after high school?
A: I want to go to the University of Washington Bothell. It has an entire major dedicated to interactive media design.
Read More

University of Washington Bothell launches Global Executive Mini-MBA series

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, February 26, 2013
The University of Washington Bothell School of Business is taking the concept of a Mini-MBA global. Read More

New K12 Poll: More American Parents Customize Their Coffee Than Their Child’s Education

Dailymarkets.com, February 26, 2013
As online education gains acceptance and becomes more mainstream, individualized learning in pre-kindergarten through high school is expected to become more the norm, as it has in other sectors, including retail, banking, healthcare and entertainment. (UW Bothell is mentioned) Read More

Changing Knowledge, Local Knowledge, and Knowledge Gaps: STS Insights into Procedural Justice

Science, Technology, and Human Values, February 26, 2013
New journal article by Gwen Ottinger, an Assistant Professor with the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Read More

KUWB Introduced to the Radio Community

The Seattle Globalist, February 15, 2013
The University of Washington Bothell is closer to bringing hyper-local radio to the community. Students Ellen McCleerey and Paul Kim introduced KUWB at a recent World Radio Day celebration. They shared the vision of a student-run station that will also serve as a training laboratory. Read More

Bothell Youth Court is now in session

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, February 15, 2013
UWB Professor Camille Walsh also emphasized the redemptive goals of the youth court.
“I truly believe in restorative justice, and this is a model that takes justice out of the hands of one person dispensing it up here and one person receiving it. It makes it a community project. I just believe passionately in that,” she said. Read More

UW Bothell’s Center for Serious Play takes the stage tonight at Experience Music Project’s Game Night

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Everett, February 15, 2013
UW Bothell’s Center for Serious Play Director Jason Pace will share how would-be game designers can best prepare for a career in making games. Pace is one of several gaming industry leaders and innovators who will appear at tonight’s sold out grand opening of The Art of Video Games at the Experience Music Project (EMP). Read More

UW Bothell to host second Innovation Forum Feb. 11–14

South Everett Beacon
The University of Washington Bothell will hold its second annual Innovation Forum Feb. 11 through 14 on the UW Bothell campus. The Forum is a free public... Read More

“World Radio Day” Event Feb. 12 Spotlights Local Applicants for New Local Low-Power FM Radio Stations in Seattle

Seattle PI, February 12, 2013
Seattle’s only official celebration of World Radio Day, declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), will be a free community event spotlighting three local groups pledging to apply for one of Seattle’s new low-power FM (LPFM) radio licenses when the FCC opens what may be the only application window for large urban areas this October. Read More

Dr. Chocolate: UW Bothell professor has a sweet Ph.D.

Heraldnet, Everett, January 12, 2013
From cocoa fields in Ghana to posh factories in Britain, she spent seven years researching the chocolate trade to earn a Ph.D. from the University of Washington. Read More

Washington considers gender-neutral language bill

KREM 2 News, February 4, 2013
Crispin Thurlow, a sociolinguist and associate professor of language and communication at the University of Washington-Bothell, said the project was admirable. Read More

Court of their peers serves justice for young drivers

The Herald, Everett, January 31, 2013
As part of the project, Gehlsen partnered with University of Washington-Bothell Professor Camille Walsh and some of her legal studies students. Read More

University of Washington Bothell School of Business honors Kemper Freeman, Jr. with the Icons of Retail Award

Bothell Reporter, January 25, 2013
The University of Washington Bothell School of Business has given its 2013 Icons of Retail Award to Kemper Freeman, Jr., CEO and Principal Owner of Kemper Development Company for his lifetime contributions to the retail sector. Read More

Seattle Teachers Hold Steady to Boycott as Testing Backlash Grows

Color Lines, January 24, 2013
“We’re seeing growing pockets of resistance among teachers, but a lot of this has to do with the pushback against corporate education reform,” said Wayne Au, an education professor at University of Washington-Bothell. Read More

January

UW Bothell alumnus to sign new book at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park

Bothell Reporter, January 24, 2013
Low will sign copies of his newest novel "Deadly Attraction" from 7-8 p.m. He is also a member of the Seattle Police Department. Read more

UW Bothell Innovation Forum 2013

King 5, January 23, 2013
The University of Washington Bothell will hold its second annual Innovation Forum February 11 through 14 on the UW Bothell campus. The Forum is a free public event that encourages discourse between the university and the community on an annual topic of interest. Read more

UW Bothell names director for Community-Based Learning and Research

Bothell Reporter, January 23, 2013
Paul Markham, Ph.D., is the new director of Community-Based Learning and Research (CBLR) at the University of Washington Bothell. Markham will oversee efforts to incorporate community learning and engagement activities as part of the UW Bothell student experience. Read more

Experts offer education reform ideas in Boise

Idaho Statesman, January 9, 2013
They heard from Paul Hill, founder and former director of the University of Washington-based Center on Reinventing Public Education, and Marguerite Roza, a senior scholar at the center and author of “Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go?” Read more

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Life in the jetstream

The Australian, January 8, 2013
Dan Jaffe, a professor at UW-Bothell, has been tracking high-altitude transport of pollution from Asia for years, and has been able to follow atmospheric patterns and see changes over time. Read more

Education should be customized to meet students’ needs

The Washington Times, January 1, 2013
“Even skeptics who question the value and significance of charter schools will welcome the news they are making important strides in serving children with special needs,” says the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education. Read more

Sports year in review for 2012

Bothell Reporter, December 31, 2012
The University of Washington Bothell opened a new 2.5 acre sports and recreation complex. The facility was student-initiated and cost $3.3 million. Read more

UW researchers find life flying very high above us

Seattle Times, December 31, 2012
Dan Jaffe, a professor at UW-Bothell, has been tracking high-altitude transport of pollution from Asia for years, and has been able to follow atmospheric patterns and see changes over time. Read more

University of Washington Bothell researcher receives science prize

Bothell Reporter, December 26, 2012
For her classroom instruction and research on how science works, UW Bothell assistant professor Rebecca Price was selected as the winner of the monthly Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction from the journal Science. Read more

Did You Know?

Forty-six percent of UW Bothell's 2014 first year class are the first in the families to attend college.