January - May 2016


May


AACSB International Extends Global Business or Accounting Accreditation For More Than Sixty Schools, Across Eleven Countries

PRNewswire, May 2, 2016
AACSB International announced today that 64 business schools have extended their accreditation in business, and 24 schools have extended their accreditation in accounting. Including University of Washington Bothell. Read More

UCSB CONFERENCE: Slavery, Captivity, and the Meaning of Freedom

Noozhawk.com, May 2, 2016
This interdisciplinary conference gathers scholars working on slavery and captivity across a range of historical contexts, from the chattel slave systems of classical Greece and Rome to corvée labor in 21st-century private prisons. Dan Berger (Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences,University of Washington, Bothell) “Freedom as Method: Slavery, Prisons, and the Insurgent Practices of Struggle.” Read More

Thousands of crows darken Bothell's sky, attracting scholars

Heraldnet.com, May 1, 2016
It's turned into more than a must-see murder. At dusk the sky darkens over the University of Washington Bothell as up to 15,000 pitch-black crows descend on the campus. Read More

A spate of howler monkey deaths in Nicaragua, Panama, and Ecuador has researchers scrambling to identify the cause.

The-scientist.com, May 1, 2016
In late September, Kimberly Williams-Guillén, an assistant professor at the University of Washington Bothell and a conservation scientist for the Nicaraguan environmental NGO Paso Pacífico, received a report that a handful of howler monkeys (genus Alouatta) had been found dead at an ecoresort in Nicaragua. Bizarrely, the monkeys showed no signs of trauma or disease. Read More


April


Earth Month a Huge Success!

nature.org, April 29, 2016
Throughout the year Nature Consortium has been joined in the forest by businesses and community organizations that value the difference we make. We want to say thank you to Pomona Alumni, SoftChoice, NeighborCare, Wells Fargo, Seattle Public Utilities, King County Juvenile Work Crew, UW Bothell. Read More

MALTBY ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL BONNIE McKERNEY WINS AWARD

Skyvalleychronicle.com, April 29, 2016
Maltby Elementary school principal Bonnie McKerney was recently honored by being selected as one of just 18 principals in Washington state to to receive the Washington State Regional Distinguished Principal award from the Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP). McKerney taught elementary and middle school for over 30 years before going back to school to get her Masters degree in Leadership at the University of Washington Bothell so she could make the move to principal. Read More

Artisan: A ‘worn out’ phrase in US bean-to-bar chocolate?

Confectionarynews.com, April 29, 2016
The term ‘artisan’ has lost its luster in the US bean-to-bar chocolate market, says confectionery consultant Curtis Vreeland. Article for Fine Chocolate Industry Association co-written by University of Washington Bothell lecturer Kristy Leissle. Read More

Payscale.com ranks UW Bothell top 50 in the nation for its return on investment

Bothell-reporter.com, April 28, 2016
The University of Washington Bothell ranks among the top colleges and universities in the nation - and first in the state - in a listing that compares their return on investment. Read More

Amplifying youth voices through music mentorship

Seattletimes.com, April 28, 2016
Music producer Daniel Pak helps compose a guitar accompaniment with Alyssa King, 18, on her R&B song “Bluebird” inside Totem Star’s recording studio at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in West Seattle. King is a first-year student at UW Bothell. Read More

Raytheon Collegiate Cyber Competition Inspiring Women To Join Cybersecurity Field

Hstoday.us, April 28, 2016
As increasingly sophisticated and damaging cyberattacks continue to dominate news headlines, the nation’s largest cyber defense competition for college students kicked off its 11th tournament in San Antonio, Texas on April 22-24. UW Bothell was a co-sponsor.
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Bothell Brewfest features local music, drinks

Bothell-reporter.com, April 27, 2016
The Bothell Block Party and Brewfest will be held from 3-8 p.m. on Saturday May 7 in downtown Bothell. Sponsored by UW Bothell and the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce. Read More

FSW Dean Co-Authors National Research Paper

Press release, April 27, 2016
APRIL 21, 2016 - FORT MYERS, FLA.- Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) School of Education Dean Dr. Lawrence Miller, along with researchers at The Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell, recently co-authored the research paper, 'Financing Personalized Learning: What Can We Learn From First-Generation Adopters?' Read More

Newark Charter School Fund outlines 4 areas to lift city's education

Nj.com, April 26, 2016
Perhaps the most important measure of a great city is the way it prepares its children for the future through education. Mentions a study by Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Inside Seattle's Grassroots Uprising Against High-Stake Tests

Seattleweekly.com, April 26, 2016
One sunny afternoon last spring, Susana Lopez arrived at Roxhill Elementary School in West Seattle to pick up her third-grader, Melanie. Fundamentally, says Wayne Au, a professor at UW Bothell and an outspoken critic of standardized tests, “all these guys want to do is make comparisons.” Read More

Incarceration in the Late 20th Century

c-span.org, April 26, 2016
University of Washington, Bothell, history professor Dan Berger examines the rise of mass incarceration in the United States and the politics behind it. Airing Saturday, Apr 30 8:00pm EDT on C-SPAN3. Read More

Word Works: Kevin Young on Throwing Your Voice

thestranger, April 26, 2016
Author and poet Kevin Young will give a talk at 7 p.m. Thursday about voice and the perils of style, followed by a Q&A moderated by Jane Wong, a Kundiman fellow and poetry professor at the University of Washington Bothell and Hugo House. Read More

New state of water molecule discovered by scientists

Newsnation.in, April 26, 2016
Unique and unexpected behaviour of water molecules that is unmatched by any known gas, liquid or solid states has been discovered by scientists, including one of Indian-origin. First principle simulations made by Narayani Choudhury of Lake Washington Institute of Technology and University of Washington-Bothell showed that the tunnelling behaviour is coupled to the vibrational dynamics of the beryl structure. Read More

University of Central Florida becomes winningest National Collegiate Cyber Defense champion

PRNewswire, April 24, 2016
University of Central Florida defeated nine other finalist teams to win the 2016 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, earning the title of National Champion for the third year in a row. University of Washington Bothell one of the sponsors. Read More

Oklahoma Public Education Under Attack: The ALEC, CRPE, Legislative Connection

Huffington Post, April 24, 2016
Today Oklahoma education is under attack. Mentions UW Bothell-affiliated Center on Reinventing Public Education. Read More

Report on Online Charters a Solid Contribution

University Chronicle, April 18, 2016
Over the past decade, online charter schools have increasingly been the subject of critical or negative news. A recent study from the Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) provides an in-depth analysis of policy features across the states that allow online charters, concluding that perhaps the online charters should use a separate regulatory framework than brick-and-mortar charters. CRPE is affiliated with the UW Bothell. Read More

Study on Costs of Personalized Learning Finds Tech Isn't the Biggest Expense

EdSurge, April 20, 2016
A new report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education, "Financing Personalized Learning: What Can We Learn From First-Generation Adopters?" has found that the costs associated with personalized learning—loosely defined—are largely comprised of salaries, facilities and operations, not technology. CRPE is affiliated with the UW Bothell. Read More

Financing Personalized Learning: What Can We Learn From First-Generation Adopters?

CRPE, April 20, 2016
This paper takes the first systematic look at costs associated with implementing personalized learning schools, how leaders of these schools choose to allocate their funds, and what it might take to make personalized learning financially sustainable on public dollars. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is a research and policy analysis center at the University of Washington Bothell developing systemwide solutions for K–12 public education. Read More

Financial Viability of Some ‘Personalized Learning’ Charter Schools Unclear, Report Says

Edweek Market Brief, April 20, 2016
A group of charter schools that have tried to pioneer “personalized learning” in schools face big questions about the sustainability of their approaches after private sources of funding run dry, a new analysis suggests. The report, published by the Center for Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington, Bothell, examines 16 schools that received support through Next Generation Learning Challenges, a competitive grant program that makes awards to support personalized instructional approaches through technology and other means. Read More

City partners with UW Bothell on passports

Mill Creek Beacon.com, April 19, 2016
The city of Mill Creek is partnering with the University of Washington Bothell to improve business processes at City Hall, agreeing to participate as a client for one of the UW Business Consulting Teams. Read More

CSUN Asian American Studies Department Will Celebrate its 25th Anniversary With Founders, Faculty, Students and Alumni

California State University, Northridge, April 19, 2016
California State University, Northridge is home to the one of the largest, most developed and oldest Asian American studies departments in the United States. Kenyon Chan, who served as the department's founding chair from 1990 to 1997 and recently retired as the chancellor of the University of Washington Bothell, said he and faculty quickly worked to develop a major and minor, and put Asian American studies courses on the CSUN map. Read More

APRIL LIT: TWO POEMS BY JANE WONG

Hyphen, April 19, 2016
For April, we are pleased to bring you two poems by Jane Wong. The poems are rich and jarring, surprising in both imagery and in the way they break your heart in unexpected ways. Jan Wong teaches at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Mill Creek partners with UW Bothell students

HeraldNet, April 19, 2016
The City of Mill Creek is partnering with the University of Washington Bothell to improve business processes at City Hall. Read More

George Kosovich shifts careers to one of giving back to community

Herald Business Journal, April 19, 2016
After college, George Kosovich worked as a financial analyst at Intel in Beaverton. He's also chair of the University of Washington Bothell School of Nursing and Health Studies Advisory Board. Read More

Governor Jay Inslee Signs Vision Bill to Provide for Near Vision Screening in Schools as Well as for Distance Vision

PRWEB in SFGATE, April 18, 2016
On April first, 2016, several years of activism for children’s vision care took a giant leap forward as Governor Jay Inslee signed into law Senate Bill 6245, “A Bill Concerning Visual Screening in Schools.” At the University of Washington Bothell, Computer Science students are developing screening tools as well as games for use in vision therapy. Read More

March Students of the Month: Mountlake Terrace High School

MLT News, April 18, 2016
Shimron Masih: Future Educational Goals: Getting my degree from University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Oklahoma public education under attack

The Ada News, April 17, 2016
Oklahoma education is under attack. Oklahomans should be angry about the failure of current legislative leadership, deep corporate tax cuts contributing to a $1.3 billion budget shortfall and the fact that many bills have been constructed to undermine our infrastructure. References influence of Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Pollster John Zogby to present free public lecture at University of Washington Bothell

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, April 15, 2016
Pollster John Zogby will present a free public lecture at University of Washington Bothell on April 27, co-sponsored by the chancellor's office and the UW Bothell American Muslim Research Initiative (AMRI). Read More

Northshore Schools Foundation luncheon raises $165,000 for students

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, April 15, 2016
More than 90 Northshore School District students shared their passion for school with business and community members at the Northshore Schools Foundation 13th annual All In for Kids luncheon last week at the Lynnwood Convention center. University of Washington Bothell was a co-sponsor. Read More

Professor honored for outstanding work

Moorpark Acorn, April 15, 2016
Janelle Silva, an assistant professor of community psychology at the University of Washington Bothell, credits her career success to the education she received while a student in Moorpark. Read More

Career Day event designed to open new worlds to local girls

The Seattle Times, April 14, 2016
Hundreds of girls and community members are expected at Saturday’s Young Women Empowered (Y-WE) Career Day at UW Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell to Host Lecture by Pollster John Zogby

Bellevue Business Journal, April 14, 2016
Pollster John Zogby will present a free public lecture “The Changing Face of American Society and Politics in the 21st Century” at University of Washington Bothell on April 27, co-sponsored by the chancellor’s office and the UW Bothell American Muslim Research Initiative (AMRI). Read More

Eating out with poets—A conversation with Jane Wong

International Examiner, April 13, 2016
Originally from the Jersey Shore, poet Jane Wong has made a home in Seattle for the past several years. Currently, she teaches at the University of Washington Bothell and the Richard Hugo House. Read More

Sound Transit wants to hear from you about ST3

City of Shoreline, April 12, 2016
On March 24, the Sound Transit Board of Directors released the draft Sound Transit 3 (ST3) System Plan that proposes, among other projects, bus rapid transit (BRT) on 145th Street and SR 522 between the 145th Street light rail station and the UW Bothell campus.Read More

Author Alexie to deliver commencement address to UW Bothell

HeraldNet, Source, April 12, 2016
Noted author, poet and screenwriter Sherman Alexie will deliver the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of the University of Washington Bothell. The 25th Commencement Ceremony is expected to be the university's largest to date.Read More

Nineteenth annual BPC teams head to Investment Round

Foster School of Business Blog, April 11, 2016
A powerful catalyst for turning student innovation into new ventures, the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship’s UW Business Plan Competition launches into its nineteenth year in 2016. Aquapel patented technologies create a self-cleaning system for solar panels by creatively manipulating water droplets movement on the panel’s surface. Di Sun, Mariko Howard, Adam Zhu, Jenny Wang, Bruno Out, David Zerby; UW Electrical Engineering, UW Bothell Electrical Engineering, UW Bothell Mechanical Engineering, UW Japanese, UW Political Science, UW Foster School of Business. Read More

As Teach for America shifts, training for New York recruits is headed back to the city

ny.chalkbeat.org, April 11, 2016
When Teach For America confirmed it would slash 15 percent of its national staff – including its chief diversity officer – in a major shakeup last month, the organization said the cuts would give local offices more independence. Dan Goldhaber, who directs the Center for Education Data and Research at the University of Washington Bothell cautions that most of the research on teacher training only shows correlational effects on student outcomes. Read More

Two UW Bothell students each win $25,000

Heraldnet briefs, April 11, 2016
Two University of Washington Bothell student teams received up to $25,000 each from a University-Microsoft partnership to develop Internet of Things applications that could have local and global impact. Read More

Obituary: Leslie Ann ASHBAUGH

Tucson.com, April 10, 2016
ASHBAUGH, Leslie Ann Dr. 5/16/1963 to 3/29/2016 Leslie considered herself a crock-potter and definitely not an excellent cook. She completely enjoyed her life, from frugal traveler to mother to Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Achievement at the University of Washington, Bothell and was lucky to have always loved what she was doing when she was doing it. Read More

It’s time to move forward on charter schools

The Seattle Times, April 8, 2016
Gov. Jay Inslee grudgingly allowed a charter-school bill to become law without his signature. Opinion piece by Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education and is an affiliate faculty member at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Community Calendar

HeraldNet, April 8, 2016
Race conference: The annual North Puget Sound Conference on Race is set for 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 9 in Discovery Hall at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell is winner for pocketbook

HeraldNet, April 8, 2016
A bachelor's degree from the University of Washington Bothell is worth more in dollars than one from any other four-year public university in Washington, according to a statewide study that compares earnings one year after graduation. Photo: UW Bothell Chancellor Bjong Wolf Yeigh encourages students, especially girls, at Voyager Middle School in Everett to consider studying STEM, or Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics courses. Read More

Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe announces she will not seek re-election to the Washington State Senate

Kirkland Reporter, April 7, 2016
Long-time Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, who represents Bothell and North Kirkland from the 1st District, has announced that she will not seek re-election to the Washington State Senate. Some of her proudest accomplishments include … the creation of the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia Community College. Read More

UW Bothell Students to Reveal Award-Winning Internet of Things Projects to Microsoft and the Community

Bellevue Business Journal, April 7, 2016
Two University of Washington Bothell teams won grants to develop Internet of Things (IoT) applications that could have local and global impact. The teams will present their projects to Microsoft and the community on Thursday April 14, from 4-6 p.m in Discovery Hall Room 464. Read More

Examining charter schools in America

Brookings, upcoming forum on April 26, 2016
Charter schools, introduced to the U.S. in the 1980s, were conceived as laboratories of experimentation in instruction, integration, and school leadership. Presenters include Robin Lake, director, Center on Reinventing Public Education, affiliate faculty, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences University of Washington Bothell. Read More

After 6 terms, Bothell Sen. McAuliffe says she won’t run again

HeraldNet, April 7, 2016
BOTHELL — Veteran Democratic state Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe of Bothell announced Wednesday she will not seek re-election this year. She helped the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia Community College campuses set root in the community and backed creation of the Guaranteed Education Tuition program, better known as GET, to make college more accessible to families. Read More

Crucial vision bill signed into law

King County Council News, April 5, 2016
A 17 year struggle has come to an end with the signing into law of Senate Bill 6245, a bill requiring near vision screening of students whenever distance screening is required. The second annual Educating Young Eyes (EYE) Symposium will be held on November 4, 5 at the UW Bothell campus. Among its focuses will be implementation of SB 6245. Read More

Sherman Alexie to speak at University of Washington Bothell’s 25th Commencement

Shoreline Area News, April 6, 2016
Noted author, poet and screenwriter Sherman Alexie will deliver the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

The Whole U to host third annual scavenger hunt

The Daily, April 7, 2016
If you pass through the Quad this weekend, you might see more foot traffic than usual, including dogs, children, and adults on smartphones. The UW Bothell and Tacoma campuses will host hunts Friday. Read More

Dove Academy audit should give OKCPS pause

Nondoc, April 7, 2016
Oklahoma is now paying the price for a decade of efforts to shrink government to the point where it could be drowned in a bathtub. For instance, the corporate-reform Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) has gained a foothold in Tulsa, and its “portfolio strategy” seems to be the model that inspired Oklahoma City’s dangerous flirtation with the mass charterization of neighborhood schools. Read More

Sherman Alexie to speak at University of Washington Bothell’s 25th Commencement

Bellevue Business Journal, April 6, 2016
Noted author, poet and screenwriter Sherman Alexie will deliver the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Researchers Say Fairtrade Chocolate Isn’t So Sweet for Women Farmers

TakePart.com, April 4, 2016
When it comes to stories of women in chocolate, Kuapa Koko (“best farmer cocoa”) in Ghana is held up as a happy one. Kristy Leissle, a professor at University of Washington Bothell whose research is focused on Ghana’s cocoa trade, agrees that Fairtrade cannot be expected to solve all of agriculture’s problems. But she thinks the research highlights problems that the organization can address. Read More

Student-run pageant seeks to defeat stereotypes surrounding masculinity

The Daily, April 4, 2016
On Saturday, 14 contestants will vie for the title of Pho King in the biannual male comedic pageant, as well as break stereotypes that surround Asian men and masculinity. Contestants of diverse races and backgrounds will be participating in this year’s competition, which will include students from other schools in the area, such as UW Bothell and Seattle University. Read More

A widening socioeconomic divide at state colleges and universities?

The Seattle Times, April 4, 2016
Last week, after the U.S. Department of Education came out with a list of colleges and universities that do the most to promote access and success to low-income students, we noted that no Washington colleges were on the list. At a few Washington schools, Pell Grant recipients actually do slightly better than their non-Pell-Grant peers — most notably, Whitworth, The Evergreen State College, the University of Washington Bothell and Gonzaga University. Read More

Program aims to restore rather than suspend troubled students

HeraldNet, April 3,2016
A kid gets in a fight at school or yells at a teacher. What happens next might be suspension or expulsion. Or on a campus with a school resource officer, what happens could easily be an arrest. Fania Davis will be the keynote speaker at the fifth annual North Puget Sound Conference on Race. The free event is scheduled for Saturday in Discovery Hall on the University of Washington Bothell campus. Read More

Beall Poetry Festival highlights role of performance

WacoTrib.com, April 4, 2016
This year’s Beall Poetry Festival at Baylor University features participants who know there’s more to poetry than words on a page. Amaranth Borsuk, assistant professor in the School of the Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington, Bothell, presents the festival’s first reading Wednesday night. Read More

Representing South Asia on one stage

The Daily, April 4, 2016
On Saturday, the student group UW Awaaz performed in a perfect storm of beatboxing, classical Indian outfits, and fusions between Indian tracks and Western hits in Meany Hall. Allison Fane, a freshman at UW Bothell, came to support Dub City Bhangra and appreciated the tribute to both South Asian and modern culture. Read More

The deal to sell Haggen

Bellingham Business Journal, April 4, 2016
When Haggen sought permission to sell off the last of its stores in November, the future of the brand was put into question. Sandeep Krishnamurthy, the dean of the University of Washington, Bothell business college, said, “The shape of the market is going to be different. And what people have access to is going to be different.” Read More

Race event helps you address inequality

HeraldNet, April 1, 2016
The annual North Puget Sound Conference on Race is set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 9 in Discovery Hall at the University of Washington Bothell, 11122 NE 180th St. The theme this year is “Restorative Justice.” Read More

Lack of SAT Test Security Overseas Raises Questions for College Board

Education News, March 31, 2016
Internal documents show that not only has the college entrance exam SAT been compromised in Asia, but also that the newly designed test has kept a key vulnerability in place that has been exploited by the test-prep industry for years. -However, Steve Syverson, an administrator at the University of Washington Bothell and a former board member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling, said that the discovery places a huge amount of distrust on international test scores. Read More

Silva receives University of Washington Bothell’s 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award

Bellevue Business Journal, March 31, 2016
Janelle Silva, Ph.D., is the recipient of the University of Washington Bothell’s 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award. Read More


March


UW Bothell to hold diversity, inclusion conference

HeraldNet, March 31, 2016
The University of Washington Bothell is hosting its second annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference on April 8 in partnership with T-Mobile.Read More

Students who took SATs in Hong Kong had seen questions before due to security leak, report reveals

msn.com, March 30, 2016
Xingyuan Ding is a sophomore at the University of California, Los Angeles, one of America’s most exclusive public universities. The news agency’s findings “add a huge new level of distrust” about the validity of international scores, Steve Syverson, an administrator at the University of Washington Bothell and a former board member of the National Association for College Admission Counselling.Read More

Common Enrollment for Charters

City Journal, March 30, 2016
Charter schools offer a lifeline to parents who can’t afford to pay private tuition or move to a better neighborhood. A recent survey conducted by the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) found that anywhere from a quarter to a third of parents had trouble determining whether their children were eligible to attend a particular charter school. Read More

145th and SR 522 Bus Rapid Transit remains in ST3 Draft Plan

Shoreline Area News, March 30, 2016
On Thursday, March 24, the Sound Transit Board proposed a ST3 draft plan for public review. Included in the draft plan is a project to improve NE 145th Street and SR 522 between the 145th Street light rail station and the UW Bothell campus to implement bus rapid transit (BRT) service.Read More

Special Report: College Board gave SAT exams that it knew had leaked

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 28, 2016
Xingyuan Ding is a sophomore at the University of California, Los Angeles, one of America's most exclusive public universities. In applying to schools, the 20-year-old from China took the SAT college entrance exam four times. The news agency's findings "add a huge new level of distrust" about the validity of international scores, Steve Syverson, an administrator at the University of Washington Bothell and a former board member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling.Read More

SAT Test Leaked In Asia – Chinese Students Gain Undue Advantage

Carbonated.TV, March 29, 2016
Internal documents show that the U.S. college entrance exam has been compromised in Asia far more often than acknowledged. And the newly redesigned SAT retains a key vulnerability that the test-prep industry has exploited for years. The news agency's findings "add a huge new level of distrust" about the validity of international scores, Steve Syverson, an administrator at the University of Washington Bothell and a former board member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling.Read More

Special Report - College Board gave SAT exams that it knew had leaked

Reuters, March 28, 2016
Xingyuan Ding is a sophomore at the University of California, Los Angeles, one of America’s most exclusive public universities. In applying to schools, the 20-year-old from China took the SAT college entrance exam four times. The news agency's findings "add a huge new level of distrust" about the validity of international scores, Steve Syverson, an administrator at the University of Washington Bothell and a former board member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling.Read More

UW Bothell, T-Mobile take on tough issues during diversity conference

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, March 25, 2016
The University of Washington Bothell is hosting its second annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference on April 8 in partnership with T-Mobile. UW Bothell news release.Read More

E-NABLING MYO BAND ARM CONTROL • TEAM UW BOTHELL

Enabling the Future, March 25, 2016
Over the past year and a half, the e-NABLE community volunteers have been working on ideas and solutions for the creation of open-source myo-electric arm and hand designs, experimenting with EMG sensors and trying to come up with ways to create devices for those who do not have functional elbows or wrists to power the most current 3D printable designs. A team of students at the University of WA Bothell have recently been working on creating source code that can be used with an off the shelf product called the Myo-Band, that can sense the electrical activity in the muscles of the person who is wearing it.Read More

A practical guide to ACRL’s Visual Literacy Competency Standards

American Library Association, March 24, 2016
CHICAGO— The importance of images and visual media in today’s culture is changing what it means to be literate in the 21st century. Denise Hattwig curator of digital collections at the University of Washington Bothell Library, is co-author of ALA Editions’ “Visual Literacy for Libraries: A Practical, Standards-Based Guide.”Read More

University of Washington Bothell and T-Mobile Take on Tough Issues at April 8 Diversity Conference

Bellevue Business Journal, March 24, 2016
The University of Washington Bothell is hosting its second annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference on April 8 in partnership with T-Mobile. Read More

MYRA School of Business: A Perfect Launchpad for Management Students

PRNewswire, March 22, 2016
BANGALORE, India, March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MYRA School of Business is a boutique business school located in the royal city of Mysore-an educational hub and a heritage city. Mentions student exchange with Bothell School of Business, University of Washington, USA.Read More

FCC Doles Out February Call Signs

Radio World, March 21, 2016
The Federal Communications Commission handed out new and modified call signs to a number of stations in February. Other educational groups receiving call signs include the new call sign KUWU-LP to the University of Washington Bothell.Read More

Supporting UW Bothell Residential Hall and Dining Facilities

Change.org, March 21, 2016
University of Washington Bothell plans to construct a 500-bed residence hall with a dining facility to enhance social integration and student engagement within the campus community.Read More

UW Bothell Dawg Dash coming May 7

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, March 21, 2016
University of Washington Bothell students, alumni, faculty, staff, family and friends will be competing in the Dawg Dash run for people and dog from 8 to 11:40 a.m. May 7.Read More

We Need Productive Research on Discipline, Not Polemics

Real Clear Education, March 18, 2016
A new report from the UCLA Civil Rights Project violates most of the research principles that are key for fair, accurate, apples-to-apples comparisons between charter schools and traditional public schools around discipline. By Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education and Affiliate Faculty, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, at the University of Washington Bothell.Read More

Families and their political ‘oddballs’

HeraldNet, March 18, 2016
On the most recent Super Tuesday, a snippet of a speech caught my attention. Ohio Gov. John Kasich was celebrating a win in his state’s GOP presidential primary. He mentioned that his parents had been lifelong Democrats. Keith Nitta, an associate professor teaching political science at UW Bothell, said parents don’t have to spell out their politics for kids to mirror them.Read More

Why Bothell attracts so many biomed businesses

The Herald Business Journal, March 17, 2016
For the past 25 years or so, Bothell has been quietly attracting dozens of biomedical, medical and industrial manufacturing companies. Mentions UW Bothell in formation of Biomedical Device Innovation Partnership Zone.Read More

Hoverboard ignites while owner is away, damages her home

Q13 Fox, March 17, 2016
ARLINGTON, Wash. -- Hannah Hop's Arlington home nearly burned to the ground when her hoverboard caught fire. Mentions fire at UW Bothell in January.Read More

9 Seattle Neighborhoods that are Hot Right Now

Seattlemag.com, March 15, 2016
Despite reports of the demise of Seattle neighborhoods, we found several in and around the city that are thriving. Mentions University of Washington Bothell as part of Bothell’s resurgence. Read More

Many still in the dark after powerful storm batters Puget Sound region

The Seattle Times, March 14, 2016
Yesterday’s storm caused widespread damage to the region and killed one man, who was crushed by a falling tree in Seattle’s Seward Park. Mentions UW Bothell closed by power outage. Read More

The safest cities in Washington 2016

BackgroundChecks.org, March 14, 2016
Named after our nation’s first president, Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest just south of the Canadian province of British Columbia. Bothell is 16th on list of 50 safest cities in state; story mentions University of Washington campus. Read More

AANAPISI coming to UW Bothell

Bothell /Kenmore Reporter, March 11, 2016
The Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions will be visiting the University of Washington Bothell on March 19 from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Discovery Hall Room 061. Read More

Board of regents: New graduate certificates and housing increases on the way

dailyuw.com, March 11, 2016
The UW board of regents (BOD) met Thursday in Founders Hall on the UW Bothell campus, filling the room to capacity with community members there to testify on issues that mattered to them. Read More

New leaders at Mahlum but they'll maintain the Norwegian tradition

djc.com, March 11, 2016
Mahlum has some new leadership, but don't expect big changes in direction for the Seattle architecture firm, which specializes in health care, education and student housing. Renovations for a residence hall and dining facility for University of Washington Bothell was mentioned. Read More

AANAPISI coming to UW Bothell

topix.com, March 11, 2016
The Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions will be visiting the University of Washington Bothell on March 19 from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Discovery Hall Room 061. The organization is a Washington D.C nonprofit provider of college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and helps students identify resources available to them. Read More

Passionate, Professional and Personable College Graduate

allaccess.com, March 10, 2016
As a graduate of the University of Washington Bothell with a combined Media Communications and Marketing background, I am proud to have worked alongside several companies of various sectors that include: real estate, tourism, retail, broadcast television and digital journalism. Read More

Why are there so many biomed companies in Bothell?

bothell-reporter.com, March 9, 2016
For the past 25 years or so, Bothell has been quietly attracting dozens of biomedical, medical and industrial manufacturing companies. Graduates from University of Washington Bothell are contributing to Bothell’s biomed companies. Read More

Getting a Grasp on One of the Most Critical — and Least Studied — Decisions in Education: Teacher Hiring

Renascence School International, March 9, 2016
For every teacher who is hired and tenured, a school district is making a roughly $2 million investment — and that’s a conservative estimate based on researcher Dan Goldhaber’s work. Yet there is very little data on which to rely when making that consequential choice. Goldhaber is director of the Center for Education Data & Research at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

My student experience with National Institutions Coming Out Day

Blog, March 8, 2016
My name is Alejandra Pérez and I am an undocumented, unafraid, and unapologetic fourth year student at the University of Washington Bothell. I came out an undocumented immigrant during my senior of high school and ever since, I have been fighting for equitable access to higher education for undocumented students by creating systemic change. Read More

Muslim students call for greater scrutiny on Indiana shootings – Seattle Globalist

The Ethio Sun, March 7, 2016
Students at the University of Washington raised the question at a rally in honor of three young black men who were shot execution-style in Indiana: Why the lack of news coverage? Isra Ayesh, senior at UW Bothell, spoke at the vigil. She said the police’s quick dismissal of the possibility of a hate crime is a pattern in cases where Muslims are victims. Read More

EWU to host leadership program

The Easterner, March 6, 2016
Eastern was chosen as one of three universities in the nation to host a one-day National Education for Women’s (NEW) Leadership pilot program. Mentions similar conference held at University of Washington Bothell. Read More

15 ways to stay focused all day, according to scientists

MSN Lifestyle, March 6, 2016
What was I doing again? We've all had days where we can't seem to focus, asking that question too many times to count. For some of us, those days are more common than we'd like. Sophie Leroy, a professor at the University of Washington at Bothell, coined the term "attention residue" as the reason for why it's so hard to change tasks. Read More

Letters

Heraldnet, March 5, 2016
Many thanks to Red Cross volunteers, especially volunteer nurses and several UW-Bothell nursing students, for helping to organize, publicize and staff a blood drive at the Snohomish County Red Cross chapter on Feb. 25. Read More

“Resistance against corporate education reform”: Noam Chomsky, scholars warn Senate not to approve John King as education secretary

salon.com, March 4, 2016
Leading progressive voices are warning that President Obama’s choice for education secretary could be a disaster. Wayne Au, Associate Professor of Education at the University of Washington Bothell, was mentioned.Read More

Students hold vigil mourning Indiana killings

dailyuw.com, March 4, 2016
On Thursday morning, UW students gathered in Red Square for a vigil mourning the deaths of three young Sudanese-Americans in Indiana. University of Washington Bothell student, Isra Ayesh, was mentioned.Read More

Standardized Testing Critics

Registerguard.com March 2, 2016
Jesse Hagopian and Wayne Au, two critics of standardized testing, will speak from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church, 1166 Oak St.; Hagopian is the author of “More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing”; Au is an associate professor of education at the University of Washington, Bothell. Read More

UW regents meetings: We are in total compliance with the law

Seattle Times Letters March 1, 2016
Seattle Times reporter Lewis Kamb’s story about the University of Washington’s presidential search suggests the UW Board of Regents violated the Open Meetings Act in selecting Ana Mari Cauce as president [“Emails suggest regents decided on UW chief days before voting,” Page One, Feb. 29]. Mentions search advisory committee chaired by the former chancellor of UW Bothell. Read More

The Peach and the Pig food truck makes the rounds in Bothell

bothell-reporter.com, March 01, 2016
During lunch time on Mondays, the local food truck The Peach and the Pig can be found parked outside the University of Washington Bothell student activities and recreation center, while the owners serve hungry students, faculty and staff. Read More


February


First State to Shutter Successful Schools?

the74million.org, February 29, 2016
(Seattle, Washington) Washington state may soon have a new claim to fame: Unless the legislature acts within the next 10 days, we will be the first state in the union to intentionally shut down a group of high-performing schools that serve mainly disadvantaged students. Article written by Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) and Affiliate Faculty at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Meet the Bird Brainiacs: American Crow

audubon.org, February 29, 2016
The crows in your neighborhood know your block better than you do. They know the garbage truck routes. They know which kids drop animal crackers and which ones throw rocks. The crows of the University of Washington Bothell were referenced. Read More

Controversial UW-Bothell dorm plans could be changed

king5.com, February 28, 2016
BOTHELL, Wash. -- Plans to build a 500 bed residence hall on the University of Washington-Bothell campus could be on hold, after the postponement of a public meeting on the controversial issue and a meeting last Friday with the city's mayor indicating a new, more palatable proposal. Read More

UW Bothell grads lead in year-one earnings among state public universities

bothell-reporter.com, February 26, 2016
A year after leaving the University of Washington Bothell, bachelor’s degree graduates are earning more on average than those from all other public colleges and universities in Washington, according to longitudinal data collected by a state research center. Read More

Briefs: UW Bothell ranks third in nation for aspiring scientists, engineers

heraldnet.com, February 17, 2016
Money magazine has ranked University of Washington Bothell third in the nation on its list of “25 great, accessible colleges for aspiring scientists and engineers.” The early-career median salary for UW Bothell science, technology, engineering and mathematics graduates is $64,100, according to the PayScale.com figures used by the magazine. Read More

Front Porch: Feb. 29 conference focuses on building healthier communities

heraldnet.com, February 17, 2016
Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, a pediatrician at Seattle Children's Hospital, will be the keynote speaker for the first annual Healthier Community Conference at the Lynnwood Convention Center on Feb. 29. Breakout sessions at the Healthier Community Conference will include experts from University of Washington Bothell. Read More

In districts with lots of choice, simplifying enrollment is not so easy

edweek.org, February 16, 2016
Creating a single-enrollment system for district and charter schools is touted by many K-12 policymakers and researchers as a way to streamline and make more equitable the school application process in cities fragmented by school choice. Read More

Residents concerned about proposed UW Bothell dorm

heraldnet.com, richmond.com, q13fox.com, February 16, 2016
SEATTLE — The University of Washington’s plan to add a housing facility for its Bothell campus has drawn criticism from nearby residents. Read More

Bothell Chamber director retires after 11 years

nwnews.com, February 15, 2016
After 11 years, Lori Cadwell has retired as the executive director of the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce. The growth of UW Bothell and its contribution to the City of Bothell was mentioned. Read More

UW Bothell plans dorm near neighborhood: ‘We were completely blindsided’

seattletimes.com, February 14, 2016
When the University of Washington Bothell campus opened in 1990, it was strictly a commuter school meant to serve North King and Snohomish counties. Students didn’t have the option of living on the hillside campus, which overlooks extensive, restored wetlands and Interstate 405 to the east. Read More

Astronomers find a rare supernova ‘impostor’ in a nearby galaxy

yumanewsnow.com, February 14, 2016
Seattle, Washington - Breanna Binder, a University of Washington postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Astronomy and lecturer in the School of STEM at UW Bothell, spends her days pondering X-rays. Read More

Astronomers Observe a Mystery Star Pretending to be a Supernova

dailygalaxy.com, February 14, 2016
Astronomers have solved a mystery involving X-rays -- a case of X-rays present when they shouldn't have been. This mystery's unusual main character -- a star that is pretending to be a supernova -- illustrates the importance of being in the right place at the right time. Breanna Binder, lecturer in the School of STEM at UW Bothell, was mentioned. Read More

Rare Supernova Impostor Found In Nearby Galaxy NGC 300

techtimes.com, February 14, 2016
In May 2010, a South African astronomer discovered what he thought was a supernova in NGC 300. A supernova is a massive dying star spending its last remaining time in blazing at its finest. Most supernovae are only visible for only a few weeks before fading away from view. Breanna Binder, lecturer in the School of STEM at UW Bothell, was mentioned. Read More

Make permanent commitment to fund public lands

heraldnet.com, February 14, 2016
Washington's First District is home to stunning open spaces including the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest, the North Cascades National Park and North Creek Forest. Taking care of our natural resources and protecting our environment is critical to preserving the quality of life we cherish. UW Bothell student is mentioned. Read More

Bellingham health-care expert new WWU trustee

bellinghamherald.com, February 13, 2016
Gov. Jay Inslee appointed health-care leader Maureen West of Bellingham to Western Washington University’s board of trustees for a six-year term ending September 2021. UW Bothell faculty member, Maureen West, is mentioned. Read More

Board of regents discusses animal testing, raises orientation fee

dailyuw.com, February 11, 2016
The UW board of regents met Thursday afternoon in the Intellectual House for their second regular meeting of 2016. The board of regents initiated an increase on the New Student Enrollment and Orientation Fee (NSEOF) from $300 to $310 at UW Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell No. 3 in Money’s national ranking of 25 great colleges for science

bothell-reporter.com, February 11, 2016
Money magazine ranks University of Washington Bothell third in the nation on its list of “25 great, accessible colleges for aspiring scientists and engineers.” Read More

Celebrate diversity of Indian languages and cultures – Dr. Guha @ MYRA

prnewswire.co.in, February 11, 2016
Inaugurating the MYRA Annual Student Festival - MYRAGO!, Dr. Ramachandra Guha, a very well-known historian and biographer instilled a sense of awe and pride amongst the students, faculty and others gathered in large numbers, about the audacious experiment in democracy - the Indian Republic. UW Bothell faculty have been invited to the MYRA School of Business to add intellectual diversity to the classroom. Read More

Haspel: The right conversation, but wrong conclusion

the74million.org, February 10, 2016
Washington State Teacher of the Year Nate Gibbs-Bowling made waves in the education world recently with his essay, “The Conversation I’m Tired of Not Having.” Gibbs-Bowling bluntly called out the lack of political will and urgency around educational equity, writing up front, “I want to tell you a secret: America really doesn’t care what happens to poor people and most black people.” The Center on Reinventing Public Education found that not a single system is excelling across multiple measures of student performance. Read More

No UW Bothell dorms next to single-family neighborhood | Letter

bothell-reporter.com, February 8, 2016
Bothell’s Sunrise/Valley View neighborhood stands in opposition with the University of Washington Bothell administration over the intended building of a 600 bed dorm, dining facilities and parking within 30-60 feet of our established neighborhood, some 20-plus single-family homes. Read More

Online public schools are a disaster, admits billionaire, charter school-promoter Walton Family Foundation

alternet.org, February 6, 2016
For the second time in three months, the Walton Family Foundation—which has spent more than $1 billion to create a quarter of the nation’s 6,700 public charter schools—has announced that all online public school instruction, via cyber charter schools, is a colossal disaster for most K-12 students. Read More

Get schooled

getschooled.blog.myajc.com, February 5, 2016
In November, we discussed the findings of the National Study of Online Charter Schools, a series of three reviews commissioned by the largest private funder of charter schools, the Walton Family Foundation. The Center on Reinventing Public Education found that students taking classes online fell behind peers in traditional public schools. Read More

Three Box Solution: VG's Mantra for Strategy @ MYRA

prnewswire.co.in, February 5, 2016
Dr. Vijay Govindarajan, popularly known as VG - a world renowned thought leader and expert on strategy and innovation, was at the MYRA School of Business, Mysuru to give a foundation lecture and Executive Master Class on Three-Box Solution: Strategy for Leading Innovation on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The Athena auditorium was jam-packed with more than 100 invited guests and 100+ students. UW Bothell faculty have been invited to the MYRA School of Business to add intellectual diversity to the classroom. Read More

Workshop at UW Bothell teaches students how to secure business finance

bothell-reporter.com, February 5, 2016
A collaboration between UW Bothell will be hosting a collaborative workshop created by the Economic Development Council of Seattle and King County and Life Science Washington on Tuesday, Feb. 9 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The event will be held in the Rose Room (#280) and is called Dollars & $ense: Life Sciences and Health Hosted by UW Bothell. Read More

Volunteers help to restore hillside in Bothell's North Creek Forest

us.geosnews.com, February 5, 2016
On a recent sunny Saturday morning, dozens of students and volunteers were busy squishing through mud, shoveling mulch into buckets to carry down a flight of wooden stairs and then laying it on a footpath winding down towards the heart of Bothell’s North Creek Forest. The group, composed of members of the organization Friends of North Creek Forest (FONCF) and students from the University of Washington Bothell’s Restoration Ecology Network (REN) are working to restore a quarter-acre patch of hillside. Read More

Why Seattle Times’ “sidekicking” Hollis Wong-Wear is bad for journalism

www.seattleglobalist.com, February 4, 2016
When I was in the Seattle Globalist Youth Apprenticeship program last year, fellow apprentice Tim Kim interviewed musician and poet Hollis Wong-Wear for the Globalist series “Seattle’s Smartest Global Women.” The author of this article is a student at UW Bothell. Read More

UW hosts daylong public ‘teach-in’ on mass incarceration

washington.edu, February 1, 2016
The acclaimed 2012 book “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” is the foundation for a daylong “teach-in” at the University of Washington Feb. 9. Cheryl Cooke, an associate professor at UW Bothell, will be leading the session on Providing Humane Care in Inhumane Circumstances with other healthcare professionals. Read More

‘The Time Is Now.’ It was standing-room-only at Saturday’s talk on homelessness, art

thestranger.com, February 1, 2016
"It's essential to be a shitkicker," said Martha Rosler to the SRO crowd Saturday night at the Seattle Central Library. UW Bothell professor micha cardenas is mentioned. Read More

Steve Tatge takes on development of thousands of new dorm rooms at UW

djc.com, February 1, 2016
The University of Washington recently combined three groups in charge of major projects — Capital Projects Office, Office of the University Architect and UW Real Estate Office — into a new division called Capital Planning and Development. The article includes UW Bothell’s plans to build a new dorm. Read More


January


Local residents concerned over dwindling salmon runs to lake – Part II

kirklandreporter.com, January 28, 2016
Salmon runs have steadily declined in Lake Washington for nearly 40 years, a phenomenon which has not escaped researchers, ecologists and environmentalists. North Creek runs through the wetland on UW Bothell’s campus, which the university has restored more than 60 acres of. Read More

Molbak’s partners with UW to pursue visioning project for Woodinville

www.nwnews.com, January 28, 2016
Molbak’s Garden + Home, together with University of Washington Green Futures Lab (GFL), is initiating a year-long visioning project to explore a range of possibilities, informed by site, social, environmental and economic opportunities for the redevelopment of a sustainable town center in the heart of Woodinville. To this end, Molbak’s management team is excited to partner with the UW Bothell School of Business and its retail management program to brainstorm and assess potential future business models for Molbak’s. Read More

‘Really Big One’ article puts NW earthquake risk on White House agenda

insurancenewsnet.com, January 28, 2016
For decades, geologists, emergency managers and media in the Pacific Northwest have been warning that the region will someday be slammed by a megaquake and tsunami that could be the country's worst natural disaster. Former UW Bothell professor Jacqueline Meszaros was a key organizer at the White House event. Read More

A conversation with Brittany Caldwell, new Chamber director

bothell-reporter.com, Jan 28, 2016
The Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce has been connecting area businesses for more than a decade after it’s inception in 2004, and during that time it has been headed by Lori Cadwell. Caldwell is a 31-year-old graduate of the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

In a blue-collar Denver suburb, school choice is a fact of life

chalkbeat.org, January 28, 2016
ADAMS COUNTY — By the time Katherine McAndrew reaches the last table at the high school fair, her hands are heavy with brochures, data and swag from a number of high schools. Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, is quoted. Read More

Local residents concerned over dwindling salmon runs to lake | Part II

kirklandreporter.com, Jan 28, 2016
Salmon runs have steadily declined in Lake Washington for nearly 40 years, a phenomenon which has not escaped researchers, ecologists and environmentalists. Additionally, the University of Washington Bothell restored more than 60 acres of wetland on their campus, which North Creek runs through. Read More

A faculty union would keep UW a top-tier research university

seattletimes.com, January 27, 2016
DRIVEN by a deep commitment to quality and affordable public higher education, a diverse group of faculty at the University of Washington’s three campuses are working to form a union. Michael Goldberg, associate professor at UW Bothell, co-authored this article. Read More

Why does Seattle have such a large local chocolate industry?

kuow.org, January 25, 2016
First stop: Bartell Drugs on University Way. Kristy Leissle, who got her Ph.D studying chocolate, met me there. She teaches global studies at the University of Washington’s Bothell campus. Read More

Denver’s unified school enrollments may offer Boston a lesson

bostonglobe.com, January 25, 2016
DENVER — A few years ago, parents here faced a bewildering array of options when selecting their children’s schools. There were more than 60 enrollment systems within Denver Public Schools alone, and another set for the city’s charter schools, each with distinct timelines and applications. The city’s OneApp system brought parents better information for choosing schools and a greater equity of access, according to a study by the Center on Reinventing Public Education. However, miscalculations that led to ad hoc solutions were also found. Read More

root9B Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:RTNB) Looking To Breakout

insiderfinancial.com, January 21, 2016
root9B Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:RTNB) is an exciting story in small caps. Based in Colorado Springs, CO, root9B is a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity services and training for commercial and government clients. Root9B Technologies was awarded a three year contract to provide cybersecurity services with UW Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell neighbors oppose new dorm

kirotv.com, January 20, 2016
Jannelle Loewen thought her college days were far behind her. She picked her house in Bothell for its peace and quiet. Read More

Edmonds’ Carol Sanford receives Top Thought Leader Lifetime Achievement Award

myedmondsnews.com, January 19, 2016
Edmonds resident Carol Sanford, founder of the Responsible Entrepreneur Institute, and director of the Responsible Business Executive Education Program at the University of Washington Bothell, has earned a Lifetime Achievement Award from Trust Across America-Trust Around the World. Read More

Should State Education Commissioners make $1 Million a year?

blogs.edweek.org, January 19, 2016
Last week, I wrote about state education departments and the expected demands they'll face under the Every Student Succeeds Act. Under that new law, state departments, long dismissed as thinly staffed clearinghouses, will have significant new power to shape their state's education policies. That includes holding schools accountable for overall quality, coming up with ways to evaluate teachers, and improving student outcomes. A study published by the Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Read More

Executive master class with renowned management guru, Dr. Vijay Govindarajan, Harvard, USA

prnewswire.co, January 18, 2016
MYRA School of Business, Mysore in collaboration with Harvard Business Review Press has organized an exclusive event - Executive Master Class with Prof. Vijay Govindarajan, Coxe Distinguished Professor at Tuck at Dartmouth, USA, & Marvin Bower Fellow at Harvard Business School, USA on January 30th, 2016 at MYRA. MYRA's study abroad program partners include UW Bothell. Read More

Well-traveled Darrington High senior loves tight community

heraldnet.com, January 18, 2016
Alfred Mugho, 17, is a senior at Darrington High School. He moved to Darrington from Mombasa, Kenya, and is interested in science and technology. Mugho has applied to UW Bothell. Read More

UW to demolish 2 old dorms, build 5 new ones

seattletimes.com, January 18, 2016
Two 1960s-era dorms on the northeast side of the University of Washington’s Seattle campus have a date with a wrecking crew, and five new residence halls are planned to take their place. The UW Board Regents approved a proposal to begin design work on a 500-bed residence hall at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

On the road again: Washington Supreme Court hears cases at UW Bothell

www.nwnews.com, January 18, 2016
On Thursday, Jan. 14 the nine justices of the Washington State Supreme Court traveled to University of Washington Bothell to meet with students and heard arguments on three cases, ranging from government liability to farm labor contracts. Read More

Don’t make farmers obtain a license to hire, Washington court urged

capitalpress.com, January 17, 2016
Every Washington farmer who leases land will need a state license to hire workers if the state Supreme Court affirms a federal judge’s position, an attorney warned the state Supreme Court on Thursday. The court heard the arguments at the UW Bothell campus. Read More

Dozens of Detroit schools close due to teacher protest

bonhamjournal.com, January 17, 2016
But the absences make it "more challenging" to reach a political solution with state lawmakers in the Capitol, he said. A study published by the Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Read More

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene to volunteer in Kirkland, Bothell on MLK Day of Service

kirklandreporter.com, January 16, 2016
Congresswoman Suzan DelBene will celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., federal holiday by volunteering at multiple events in the district. Congresswoman DelBene joined UW Bothell student volunteers in sorting and stocking clothing donations for Threads and Treads. Read More

Public hearing notice: Jan. 26, 2016

washington.edu, January 15, 2016
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held at Noon on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, in Room 332 of the Husky Union Building (HUB), on the University of Washington Seattle campus. Satellite locations will be available on the UW Bothell campus in Room UW2-307, and on the UW Tacoma campus in Room WCG-110. Read More

Council looks at future of Bellevue College, housing

bellevuereporter.com, January 15, 2016
In an extended study session Monday night, the Bellevue City Council heard multiple reports from organizations updating their 2016 plans in the city. The college is also a major transfer institution, sending more than 700 students yearly to University of Washington’s main campus and Bothell campus. Read More

Neighborhood Schools Sacrosanct in Denver, but critical questions arise

inewsnetwork.org, January 14,2016
Over the years, the phrase "neighborhood schools" has become perhaps the most frequently uttered phrase in Denver school board elections. A study conducted by the Center for Reinventing Public Education shows that non-poor families and white families use DPS’ SchoolChoice system to find the best match for their children at “far higher rates” than low-income, minority families. Read More

USF monitors risks from hoverboards

wtsp.com, January 13, 2016
Hoverboards on college campuses is a hot issue right now and the University of South Florida has even considered banning them. But, at a meeting Wednesday officials decided not to take any action -- yet. A hoverboard caught fire on the University of Washington Bothell campus. Read More

L.A. board vote reveals charter politics

blogs.edweek.org, January 13, 2016
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Unified School District board unanimously passed a resolution that pushes back against an agressive charter school expansion plan from the Broad Foundation that was revealed last summer. No matter that the board knows full well that the plan itself is a dead letter and that a much revised version of Great Public Schools Now is in the works and likely to be revealed in the next two months. An unpublished paper by Paul Hill, the founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, is referenced. Read More

Front Porch: Visit state parks for free Jan. 17-18

heraldnet.com, January 13, 2016
Visitors will not need a parking pass to visit state parks Jan. 17 and Jan. 18, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. UW Bothell is mentioned for hosing the nine Washington state Supreme Court justices from January 13th-14th. Read More

USF may ban hoverboards

wfla.com, January 12, 2016
University of South Florida officials may ban hoverboards on campus. The article refers to UW Bothell’s experience with having a hoverboard catch fire on campus. Read More

The morning news: The state of everything, 2016

thestranger.com, January 12, 2016
A Hoverboard Exploded at the University of Washington-Bothell: "Freshman Austin Camphouse had purchased his hoverboard for $260 on eBay in November," KIRO reports. "He noticed the device getting warmer." Read More

Speak Up! starts a dialogue centered on Islamophobia

dailyuw.com, January 12, 2016
Last night, in the packed confines of CMU 120, UW students, faculty, and Seattle community members came together to start a dialogue addressing the current cultural climate in the United States. Karam Dana, an assistant professor in the school of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at UW Bothell, was a panelist at the event. Read More

Hoverboard explodes at UW-Bothell campus

Kirotv.com, January 11, 2016
The University of Washington’s Bothell campus is reviewing its policy after one student’s hoverboard burst into flames. Read More

Champions of Diversity program honors local students

goskagit.com, January 11, 2016
Educational institutions, local businesses and community organizations awarded $245,000 in scholarships to 70 high school seniors at the 16th annual Champions of Diversity Awards Ceremony on Dec. 2 at Skagit Valley College. Two Oak Harbor students received $5,000 to attend UW Bothell. Read More

Take 2: My love for Ken Griffey Jr. and the video game The Kid inspired

seattletimes.com, January 10, 2016
Elected last week to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Ken Griffey Jr. inspired several video games and a whole generation of baseball fans around the country who played them. A reader remembers what The Kid meant when he was kid. The author of this post, Colin McArthur, received his MFA from UW Bothell. Read More

Seattle: Hoverboard bursts into flames on UW Bothell campus

q13fox.com, January 8, 2016
A new warning about the possible dangers of hoverboards. A student at the University of Washington-Bothell campus shot cellphone video of his roommate’s hoverboard smoking, then bursting into flames. Read More

Tempur-Pedic donates mattresses to local elementary students

commercialappeal.com, January 8, 2016
A few students at Whitney Achievement Elementary School in Frayser will fall asleep on brand new mattresses tonight thanks to a donation from Tempur-Pedic. The Achievement School District was listed as the No. 1 “portfolio districts” for measures to improve schools by the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Read More

Health commission superintendent to retire at end of 2016

edmondsbeacon.villagesoup.com, January 7, 2016
Verdant Health Commission announced on Jan. 4 that Superintendent Carl Zapora will retire at the end of 2016, when his current contract is set to expire. Carl Zapora, advisory board member at UW Bothell, is mentioned. Read More

Boy Scout Troop 570 recognizes Eagle Scouts

www.kirklandreporter.com, January 6, 2016
Kirkland-based Boy Scouts of America Troop 570 will honor two of its members who earned the rank of Eagle Scout during a ceremony on Jan. 9, at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church. Honored will be Andrew Peterson and Charles E.H. “Chuck” Yandle III. One of the honored troop members, Andrew Peterson, is a UW Bothell student. Read More

Fictionalizing Radical Activism of the 1960s, a review of Bryan Burrough’s book, Days of Rage

monthlyreview.org, January 6, 2016
True crime traffics in the imagined thoughts, superficial characterization, and high-voltage action of characters rendered unbelievable by the dictates of a Manichean genre. It is a genre of stereotypes, of sexy-but-dangerous villains and tough-but-fair cigar-chewing cops. Article written by University of Washington Bothell professor, Dan Berger. Read More

Looking for more transportation choices in Bothell and Woodinville?

www.kingcounty.gov, January 6, 2016
Wish you had a better way to get around in your community? You’re not alone. Transit has become a top issue for people who live, work and go to school in Bothell and Woodinville – that’s why Metro Transit is inviting you to take a transportation needs survey to help identify where there may be service gaps preventing you from getting around town. Survey aimed at anyone who takes transit to University of Washington Bothell. Read More

A better way to enroll kids in charter schools: Moving from individual applications to a common process would help students with disabilities

nydailynews.com, January 4, 2016
A new study from Massachusetts Institute of Technology research associate Elizabeth Setren shows that students learning English or with disabilities make more substantial academic gains when they attend charter schools instead of district counterparts. In fact, the charter-induced gains made by students with special needs are similar to the large gains achieved by general-education students. A study completed by the Center on Reinventing Public Education showed that disadvantaged parents had a hard time navigating the current school-based lottery system when applying to charter schools. Read More

Happening nearby: Future of Flight 3D printing class subsidized

myedmondsnews.com, January 4, 2016
Future of Flight Foundation provided notice that they have spots open for the Aerospace Maker Project (AMP) 3D printing class, which has now received a 75-percent subsidy. Students who complete the project may earn a summary badge, which is currently pending UW Bothell accreditation. Read More

Neighbors oppose ‘ugliness’ of UW Bothell’s building plans

heraldnet.com, January 2, 2016
Neighbors of the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College are worried about a proposed change that would end the master building plan for the joint campus, streamline campus development, and allow construction of a residence hall near their homes. Read More

Cities realistic about legislative session

www.heraldnet.com, January 1, 2016
With a 60-day session set to start in the Legislature in less than two weeks — that's compared to 2015's record 176-day, three-special-session odyssey — city government leaders in Snohomish County are keeping their expectations realistic. The cities coalition hoped to see money in the supplemental budget for a marine engineering program at UW Bothell. Read More