May


Books, Exposed

Insidehighered.com, May 31, 2017
What looks like liberalism’s failure might be described, from another angle, as neoliberalism’s triumph, which seems to be the common perspective of two volumes from the University of California Press: Scott Kurashige’s The Fifty-Year Rebellion: How the U.S. Political Crisis Began in Detroit (July) and Laura Briggs’s How All Politics Became Reproductive Politics: From Welfare Reform to Foreclosure to Trump (September). Kurashige is a professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

NO to the Seattle Times Education Reporting

Saveseattleschools.blogspot.com, May 30, 2017
At the very least, you should take all of the Seattle Times' education reporting on policies and solutions to education issues with a grain of salt. So who are these researchers? Whoops, "the Team"? Marguerite Roza, Ph.D. She's the only real person with a research background and worked for both the Center on Reinventing Public Education and the Gates Foundation. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Students gain advice at BC transfer fair

thewatchdogonline.com, May 30, 2017
The cafeteria of Bellevue College filled with promotion tables on May 25 as BC held the spring quarter transfer fair. Representatives from both the University of Washington Seattle and Bothell campuses also attended the fair.

BC business students network with alumni

thewatchdogonline.com, May 30, 2017
On May 24, business students at BC had the opportunity to engage with BC alumni. Travica is in his last quarter at BC and he is waiting for his admissions decisions from Seattle University, University of Washington Seattle and UW Bothell.

With state budget in crisis, many Oklahoma schools hold classes four days a week

Washingtonpost.com, May 27, 2017
NEWCASTLE, Okla. — A deepening budget crisis here has forced schools across the Sooner State to make painful decisions. The four-day week is a “contagion,” said Paul Hill, a research professor at the University of Washington Bothell who has studied the phenomenon in Idaho and who worries that the consequences of the shift — particularly for poor kids — are unknown.

Memorial service this Saturday for MTHS alum who died in a hiking accident last week

Mltnews.com, May 25, 2017
A memorial service for a Mountlake Terrace High School alum who died in a hiking accident on May 19 will be held this Saturday, May 27. According to information provided by his family and posted on the Mountlake Terrace High School Facebook page, Andrew Shehata was born in Seattle on March 2, 1996. While at MTHS, he was involved in Vocal Dynamics Jazz Choir and Key Club. After graduating, he went on to the University of Washington at Bothell, where he was majoring in Media and Communications.

Cocoa glut leaves bitter aftertaste for African farmers

gulfnews.com, May 24, 2017
A week ago, in the Ivorian city of Abidjan, the sound of gunshots reverberated through the streets. “For years we were working with a scenario of low supply and high and fast-growing demand, particularly in the new markets of China and India,” says Kristy Leissle, a cocoa marketer for the Twin and Twin trading company and a lecturer on the global chocolate industry at the University of Washington Bothell.

Another Greenie false prophecy: Cocoa

antigreen.blogspot.com, May 23, 2017
The price of chocolate was bound to soar as climate change reduced the cocoa crop, was the wisdom of a few years ago. “For years we were working with a scenario of low supply and high and fast-growing demand, particularly in the new markets of China and India,” says Kristy Leissle, a cocoa marketer for the Twin and Twin trading company and a lecturer on the global chocolate industry at the University of Washington Bothell.

Betheny Gross — The Key to Effective Personalized Learning: Rigorous Content, Standards, and Experiences

the74million.org, May 23, 2017
My colleague and I recently visited a middle school science classroom. Author Betheny Gross is a senior research analyst and research director at the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) and affiliate faculty at the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

National Nurses Week

jackseattle.cbslocal.com, May 22, 2017
Mayumi Willgerodt, PHD, MPH, RN, University of Washington Bothell and Adjunct Professor at the University of Washington, implemented a team-based education program for pediatric dental residents, advanced practice nursing students, and social work students who provided coordinated oral health care to underserved children and families.

TUESDAYS@21: YOUR PATHWAY TO A GREEN CAREER

21acres.org, May 23, 2017
Are you planning a career in the “green job” industry or thinking about switching your career to something in the environmental field? Panelists: Jill Rand – UW Bothell’s Internship Coordinator, Rob Turner – UW Bothell Senior Lecturer, Cassie Lubenow – Sustainability Coordinator at UW Bothell.

Simonds/Green family win UW Bothell Legacy Award

Heraldnet.com, May 22, 2017
The University of Washington Bothell presented its 2017 Legacy Award to the Simonds/Green family for their commitment to education and their contributions to the UW Bothell campus and the city of Bothell.

Where to get a drink in Snohomish County and beyond

heraldnet.com, May 20, 2017
Bothell Block Party and Brewfest: The Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce and University of Washington-Bothell are hosting the Bothell Block Party and Brewfest from 3 to 8 p.m. May 20 on Main Street in Bothell.

Cocoa glut leaves bitter taste for African farmers

telegraph.co.uk, May 21, 2017
A week ago, in the Ivorian city of Abidjan, the sound of gunshots reverberated through the streets. “For years we were working with a scenario of low supply and high and fast-growing demand, particularly in the new markets of China and India,” says Kristy Leissle, a cocoa marketer for the Twin and Twin trading company and a lecturer on the global chocolate industry at the University of Washington Bothell.

Denver Public Schools’ glaring conflict: both authorizing and operating schools

chalkbeat.org, May 18, 2017
Right after school let out, a line formed outside the second-floor staff room at Greenlee Elementary School in Denver. Such tensions are not uncommon in school districts, especially at those with significant charter school growth, said Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a research and policy group at the University of Washington Bothell.

Briotech Inc. Announces Distribution Agreement with Dodge to Tackle Deadly Prions

Connectingdirectors.com, May 18, 2017
WOODINVILLE, Wash. — Briotech Inc. is proud to announce that it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement for the mortuary market with The Dodge Company, Billerica, MA to distribute their Briotech HOCL, disinfection product BrioHOCL™ PrP. Investigators at the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID/NIH-RML) Rocky Mountain Laboratories, made the discovery in collaboration with researchers at the University of Washington (UW) Bothell, UW Seattle, the University of Verona (Italy), and Briotech Inc.

How to Write a Book Proposal

thewayofimprovement.com, May 17, 2017
Dan Berger, a history professor at the University of Washington Bothell and the author of Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era, has a helpful post up at Black Perspectives with some tips on how to write a book proposal.

How do we know what learning will look like in the future? We don’t

hechingerreport.org, May 17, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO — Erin Mote is a technologist and hands-on middle school principal with a strong belief in the power of personalized learning. “These are folks trying to do something different, for academic progress and social and emotional progress, and measuring things like that are hard,” said Betheny Gross, who is leading a study of personalized learning at the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) in Seattle. CRPE is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Tennessee considers a new approach for getting local schools to improve: working with them

chalkbeat.org, May 17, 2017
For its next experiment in how to improve struggling schools, Tennessee is taking inspiration from a model that’s shown promise in a small city in Massachusetts. “You want district and school staff to be bought into the work the state is also trying to do,” said Ashley Jochim, an analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which specializes in educational governance and bureaucratic reform. The center is affiliated with UW Bothell.

Public hearing notice: Student Conduct Code for the University of Washington

washington.edu, May 16, 2017
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Odegaard Undergraduate Library, Room 320 on the UW Seattle campus, in UW1-280 (Rose Room) on the UW Bothell campus, and in 303 Cherry Parkes (CP) on the UW Tacoma campus.

120 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week: May 16-21, 2017

thestranger.com, May 16, 2017
84. Bothell Block Party and BrewFest 2017 Sure, you already know and love the Capitol Hill Block Party, but what about Bothell's? This event features live music, local breweries and a bevy of food trucks. The event is a partnership between the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce and UW Bothell, and is open to the public.

Roosevelt University Study: Rapid Charter Growth Has Cannibalized Chicago Public Schools

janresseger.wordpress.com, May 16, 2017
A new poll by the Associated Press exposes widespread support for school choice even though most people don’t know much about what it is. By then, unbeknownst to many, Chicago was participating in Portfolio School Reform—the idea that a school district be managed like a stock portfolio by shedding failed investments and adding new investments—through what is called a District-Charter Collaboration Compact supported by the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Lake: Why Personalized Learning Will Ultimately Live or Die on Its Ability to Manage Change

the74million.org, May 16, 2017
Even the best thinking on redesigning schools to personalize learning will be for naught if school and district design teams can’t lead and manage the change process that a move to personalized learning entails. Author Robin Lake is director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), a non-partisan research and policy analysis organization at the University of Washington Bothell.

Green family presented with UW Bothell Legacy Award

bothell-reporter.com, May 15, 2017
The University of Washington Bothell presented its 2017 Legacy Award to the Simonds/Green family for their commitment to education and their contributions to the UW Bothell campus and the City of Bothell.

The Cybersecurity War Needs More Talent Now, Says UW Bothell Cybersecurity Expert

newswise.com, May 15, 2017
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities are one of today’s most pressing issues, says Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, executive director of the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity headquartered at the University of Washington Bothell.

Five Ways to Move Beyond the March: A Guide for Scientists Seeking Strong, Inclusive Science

blog.ucsusa.org, May 15, 2017
The March for Science took place April 22 in locations all over the world — an exciting time for scientist-advocates and a proud moment for the global scientific community. Authors include Martha Groom, professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice

larrycuban.wordpress.com, May 15, 2017
In 2015, The Center for Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell, kicked off a multi-year, multi-method study of systemic efforts to support schools implementing personalized learning.

Determined teacher helps keep students on Path to success

heraldnet.com, May 15, 2017
Her absences were so long and frequent her middle school teachers wondered if she’d moved away. Nearly all of the students in Link’s group started college in the fall, including four who are in colleges out of state and 18 others at the University of Washington in Seattle and Bothell.

Taylor Murgallis: From slacker to honor roll

heraldnet.com, May 14, 2017
After a teacher told his mom that he was on track to drop out by the eighth grade, Taylor Murgallis got involved with Jan Link’s startup “Path to College” program. Today, Murgallis is a freshman at University of Washington Bothell where he is studying computer science.

Kaya Collaborative to host Homecoming event on May 27

iexaminer.org, May 13, 2017
Kaya Collaborative is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that connects young leaders from the Filipino diaspora to innovation and social impact in the Philippines. It’s a great chance to support the cause, exchange ideas on connecting the Philippines and its diaspora, and meet one of our 21 Fellows (Richiel Sta Maria from UW Bothell) and the rest of the Kaya Co. Seattle team in person.

Teachers Don’t Need to Go It Alone on Personalized Learning

educationnext.org, May 12, 2017
When we first visited schools in spring 2016 for this project–a multi-year, multi-method study of systemic efforts to support schools implementing personalized learning—teachers seemed to be taking on an unsustainably heavy lift as they transitioned to personalizing student learning (PL). Author Betheny Gross is senior analyst and research director at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

The Diversity Conference Opens Up Case Study Competition

prunderground.com, May 12, 2017
The Western Regional Diversity Conference, the fast-start non-profit from Los Angeles, has announced they are now accepting applicants for a Case Study Competition that takes place during the inaugural conference this fall in Escondido, CA. To date, thirty other colleges and universities have agreed to participate in the Case Study including University of Washington Bothell.

‘RELOCATING AUTHORITY’ AUTHOR TO SPEAK AT JANM

rafu.com, May 11, 2017
Mira Shimabukuro, author of “Relocating Authority: Japanese Americans Writing to Redress Mass Incarceration” (University Press of Colorado), will speak on Saturday, May 13, at 2 p.m. at the Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave. in Little Tokyo. Shimabukuro is lecturer in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at University of Washington, Bothell, where she teaches courses on the politics of language, literacy, and writing.

Cuff-Less and Continuous Blood Pressure Monitoring: A Methodological Review

mdpi.com, May 9, 2017
Abstract: Blood pressure (BP) is one of the most important monitoring parameters in clinical medicine. Six of the nine authors are from the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

How Public School High School Choice Reinforces Segregation and Inequality in NYC

janresseger.wordpress.com, May 9, 2017
Last week, Wendy Lecker, an attorney with New Jersey’s Education Law Center and a columnist for the Stamford Advocate published a commentary that defines the meaning of public services and specifically the meaning of “public” in education. Portfolio School Reform has been formulated into principles and promoted across our nation’s big city school districts by a think tank called the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

8 UW Tacoma students accepted into Husky 100

Thetacomaledger.com, May 8, 2017
The annual Husky 100 recog­nizes 100 students — under­graduate and graduate — from the Bothell, Tacoma and Seattle cam­puses of University of Washington who embody the Husky experience. Read More

Time to Help Teachers Generate and Use Their Own Evidence on Digital Tools

educationnext.org, May 8, 2017
Teachers in the personalized learning (PL) schools we visit are using a wide range of digital tools—sometimes picking up and dropping them at a rapid clip—but their decisions about which tools to use generally aren’t guided by systematic evidence. Authors Betheny Gross and Michael DeArmond are researchers at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Founding UW Bothell faculty member honored

Heraldnet.com, May 5, 2017
The University of Washington Bothell has presented Jeanne Heuving, a founding faculty member and professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, the 2017 Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award. Read More

Erica Kohl-Arenas Selected As Imagining America Faculty Director

imaginingamerica.org, May 4, 2017
Erica Kohl-Arenas has been selected to lead Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, it was announced by IA and the University of California, Davis. “We are delighted that Erica has agreed to lead Imagining America in the next stage of its work, both nationally and regionally,” said Bruce Burgett, the chair of the IA National Advisory Board and dean of the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Suspicious package at UW Bothell campus found to be no threat

komonews.com, May 2, 2017
BOTHELL, Wash. - Police have reopened the south access to the University of Washington campus in Bothell after a suspicious package was found to be no threat. Read More

Suspicious device discovered on UW Bothell campus, police investigating

Q13fox.com, May 2, 2017
BELLEVUE, Wash. — Getting on to the University of Washington campus in Bothell was disrupted Tuesday after a suspicious device was discovered near a parking garage. Read More

Bellevue Bomb Squad Removes Device From UW Bothell

Patch.com, May 2, 2017
BOTHELL, WA - The Bellevue police bomb squad was called to the University of Washington Bothell campus Tuesday morning on a report of a suspicious package. Read More

UPDATE: Suspicious package on UW Bothell campus secured by bomb techs

bothell-reporter.com, May 2, 2017
The Bothell Police Department (BPD) investigated a suspicious package that was discovered just after 8 a.m. Tuesday in a garbage can in the south garage on the University of Washington Bothell campus. Read More

DeArmond & Gross: It’s Time to Help Teachers Generate and Use Their Own Evidence on Digital Tools

The74million.org, May 2, 2017
Teachers in the personalized learning (PL) schools we visit are using a wide range of digital tools — sometimes picking up and dropping them at a rapid clip — but their decisions about which tools to use generally aren’t guided by systematic evidence. By Michael DeArmond, senior research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

What are the best colleges in Washington?

collegechoice.net, May 1, 2017
With more than 40 institutions of higher education (including one that doesn’t even have grades!), the state of Washington is a great place for in-state and out-of-state students. No. 3 University of Washington Bothell was founded in 1996 in response to the growing populations in North King and Snohomish Counties. Read More


April


College Radio Watch: UWave Radio Loses LPFM, Touring WHIP, and More News

radiosurvivor.com, April 30, 2017
I was saddened to hear that college radio station UWave Radio will not be moving to low power FM (LPFM). Although it had been awarded a new LPFM construction permit, the administration of University of Washington, Bothell changed its mind and told students that it would be turning the permit back to the FCC. Read More

UW Bothell founding member gets award

edmondsbeacon.villagesoup.com, April 30, 2017
The University of Washington Bothell has presented Jeanne Heuving, a founding faculty member and professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, the 2017 Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award. Read More

Bothell to host Main Street Fire Commemoration event

Bothell-reporter,com, April 28, 2017
The City of Bothell and the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce are partnering to hold an event to commemorate the first anniversary of the Main Street fire. First responders, Main Street business owners, city officials and city staff will all be in attendance, and a multimedia project created by University of Washington Bothell students on the impact of the fire will be featured during the event. Read More

A Gateway Drug to Karl Marx

cityartsmagazine.com, April 28, 2017
I’m sipping a cup of tea on Bellevue Avenue on Capitol Hill. Wohlstetter rounded up an impressive trove of speakers, such as S. Charusheela, associate professor of interdisciplinary arts & sciences at University of Washington Bothell. Read More

From civil rights to the occupy movement: talking across issues in independent media

opendemocracy.net, April 27, 2017
Interest in the dynamics of collaboration, alliance-building, coordination, and networking point to intersectionalities in participants, issues, and tactics that movements have always faced. DemocracyNow! is a good example. By Amoshaun Toft, an Assistant Professor of Communication and Social Change at the University of Washington Bothell, and the faculty advisor for UWave Radio. Read More

Parking Sense Eases Parking Pain at University of Washington, Bothell

parkingsense.com, April 27, 2017
The University of Washington Bothell is growing so fast that students are running out of room primarily in the school's parking lots and garages. Read More

WA Governor Inslee Busy Signing Bills

spokanepublicradio.org, April 27, 2017
Washington Governor Jay Inslee has been busy this week and last doing an essential function of his job: signing bills into law. This bill strikes the word ‘branch’ from all state laws that refer to satellite campuses of the public higher education system. The new law applies to WSU’s campuses in Spokane, the Tri-Cities, Vancouver and Everett and to University of Washington campuses in Tacoma and Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell empowers Native American students to plan for higher education

tulalipnews.com, April 26, 2017
The University of Washington Bothell campus held its 5th annual Reaching American Indian Nations (RAIN) diversity recruitment event Friday, April 21. Read More

UW Bothell professor receives teaching innovation award

Bothell-reporter.com, April 26, 2017
Jody Early, an associate professor in the University of Washington Bothell School of Nursing & Health Sciences, is the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology. Read More

From civil rights to the occupy movement: talking across issues in independent media

opendemocracy.net, April 27, 2017
Social movements are sometimes thought of as discrete entities that focus on particular issues of importance to separate categories of people. Author Amoshaun Toft is an Assistant Professor of Communication and Social Change at the University of Washington Bothell, and the faculty advisor for UWave Radio. Read More

UW Bothell honors Heuving with Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award

bothell-reporter.com, April 25, 2017
The University of Washington Bothell has presented Jeanne Heuving, a founding faculty member and professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, the 2017 Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award. Read More

Shelton High seniors prove they're ready for the next step

kitsapsun.com, April 25, 2017
One student has a full-ride scholarship to Harvard. Others are enlisting in the Navy. Several students plan to enter the military, and many want to continue their education at schools including Olympic College, South Puget Sound Community College and the University of Washington in Bothell, with designs to eventually work as teachers, artists and business owners. Read More

CD Forum Presents ‘Divine Ammunition: The Sculpture of Al Farrow’

theskanner.com, April 25, 2017
Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and Bellevue Arts Museum will present Poet & Kitchen Sessions Curator Imani Sims, and Central District Forum staffer & young adult fiction writer Helen K. Thomas will lead an exclusive tour of "Divine Ammunition: The Sculpture of Al Farrow" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Helen K. Thomas is a Seattle native who recently completed her M.A. in Cultural Studies at University of Washington Bothell. Read More

New Study Casts Doubt on Savings From Four-Day Weeks

Edweek.org, April 24, 2017
There is no conclusive evidence that four-day school weeks save districts money, according to a study by the Oklahoma Department of Education. "You can see why taking a bold step to save 20 percent of the budget would justify a serious move," said Paul Hill, the founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Lake: Are We Personalizing Learning for the Students Who Need It Most?

The74million.org, April 24, 2017
The theory behind personalized learning (PL) — crafting an individualized education experience for each student — holds tremendous potential for better serving all students, especially students who don’t fit the norm. By Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education as well as affiliate faculty at the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Reminder: Early bird registration deadline April 30 for Science Center summer camps

Myedmondsnews.com, April 24, 2017
Pacific Science Center this summer is offering over 70 camp themes for kids in preschool through grade 8 and at eight Puget Sound locations, including areas in southern Snohomish County. Including University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Dick Wagner, Center for Wooden Boats founder, dies at 84

seattletimes.com, April 23, 2017
Dick Wagner, who founded the Center for Wooden Boats as a way to remind Seattleites of their city’s maritime history, died last week at 84. “The goal was always to get a tool, an oar, a tiller or a mainsheet in someone’s hand,” wrote Caren Crandall, first assistant director at the center, who now teaches at the University of Washington, Bothell. Read More

How Is Coal Transported

bostoncommons.net, April 22, 2017
Because coal is transported in batches (e.g., a unit train or a vessel), rather than moved continuously through a network, like natural gas, the supply chain must accommodate surges and lulls in demand at the mine. Comments on Longview DEIS submitted by Daniel Jaffe, Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry at the University of Washington Bothell cited several deficiencies in the studies coal dust analysis.

Indiana hasn’t really improved the schools it has taken over. Now, the state could start taking over entire districts

chalkbeat.org, April 19, 2017
An effort to solve debt crises in Gary and Muncie could end with Indiana lawmakers having the power to take over school districts, even if they aren’t failing. It’s unusual for states to step in to run districts that are serving students effectively, according to Robin Lake, director of the Center for Reinventing Public Education, a think tank at the University of Washington Bothell that researches how districts and charter schools can work together. Read More

SHRM Foundation Awards Eight Scholarships for Annual Conference

shrm.org, April 18, 2017
The good times have already started rolling for eight members of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) who were awarded a SHRM Foundation scholarship to attend the SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition. Markus Smith, NHRMA Student Scholarship recipient, a new scholarship for a student member from Alaska, Oregon or Washington state. He is an HR intern for public utility Seattle City Light. He will graduate in June 2017 from the University of Washington Bothell, where he founded a SHRM student chapter in 2016. Read More

Charters Must Avoid Recreating the Failed School District Financial Model

educationnext.org, April 19, 2017
Charter schools start out with big advantages, but there’s no guarantee they’ll keep them. By Paul T. Hill, founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education and research professor at the University of Washington Bothell and Robin J. Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Read More

Candlelight Vigil held at the Spaceworks Gallery in Honor of the National Day of Remembrance.

spaceworkstacoma.com, April 17, 2017
On Monday, April 17th, 2017 Cambodian communities nationwide will participate in a candlelight vigil in honor of the National Day of Remembrance. New Artwork by Molica and UW Bothell Students. Read More

Free rent for a year in Seattle, and only 98 people entered the contest. Meet the finalists.

seattletimes.com, April 14, 2017
There were only 98 entries in this year’s contest for a prize worth $16,740 to $21,540. I have been applying to every scholarship I can find and have been taking online college courses to help alleviate the cost of attending the University of Washington Bothell campus this fall. Read More

Three student-designed recycling stations from Cascadia College chosen for Habitat for Humanity store

bothell-reporter.com, April 14, 2017
Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County picked up three student-designed and constructed recycling stations from Cascadia College this week to deliver to its Lynnwood store. The donation comes just in time for Earth Week, when Cascadia and UW Bothell will undertake their annual garbage sort. Read More

Business prof wins Distinguished Teaching Award at UW Bothell

Heraldnet.com, April 12, 2017
The University of Washington Bothell has given Alan Boss, an assistant professor in the School of Business, the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award. Read More

IF YOUR KIDS LOVE STEM, THEY’LL BEG YOU TO GO TO ID TECH CAMP A REVIEW

Theparentspot.com, April 10, 2017
Our kids love all things STEM. All camp locations are prestigious campuses, including the University of Washington (Seattle & Bothell campuses), the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma and Bellevue College, which offer the infrastructure necessary for providing technology education of the highest standards in a safe, controlled, yet free and fun manner. Read More

One South Sound school among state's 'Best Value Colleges'

Businessexaminer.com, April 10, 2017
University of Washington-Tacoma has improved on its 2016 showing on SmartAsset’s Best Value Colleges list, moving up from ninth in the state last year to third. The Pierce County campus, with average scholarships and grants of $12,503 and an average tuition of $11,902, was beaten out only by two other University of Washington campuses — the campus in Seattle and satellite in Bothell. Read More

Whitmire: In Bridging Charter-District Divide, Educators Collaborate to Make the Impossible Happen

The74million.org, April 10
Sometimes, shifts in education practice can creep up on you. So it makes sense that Cleveland was chosen for a conference organized by the Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), a Seattle-based group that tracks collaborations across the country. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Everett Community College ADN-RN Nursing Program Prerequisites & Reviews.

Nursingpub.com, April 9, 2017
Everett Community College Nursing Training program has been preparing students to be nurses ever since 1941. Through our collaboration with the University of Washington Bothell, students can continue their BSN right here on the Everett Community College campus. Read More

Resist @ Cascadia

Paulnelson.com, April 9, 2017
A theme developing at Cascadia Poetry Festivals, such as the one planned for Cumberland, BC, in September 2017, is one of the intersection of poetry and resistance. He is joined on a panel specifically about the Poetics of Resistance by Sarah Dowling (of nearby UW Bothell) and your humble narrator. Here is the poster for the April 27 event. Read More

Early bird registration now open for Pacific Science Center summer camps

Mltnews.com, April 7, 2017
Pacific Science Center this summer is offering over 70 camp themes for kids in preschool through grade 8 and at eight Puget Sound locations, including areas in southern Snohomish County. Camps for Curious Minds are offered in eight Puget Sound locations including the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

STAR POWER: A PUERTO RICAN SUPERHEROINE AND HER CREATOR ARE FLYING HIGH

Vanguardseattle.com, April 7, 2017
Powered by Puerto Rico’s ancient spirits of wind, water and mountains, La Borinqueña—aka Afro Latinx college student Marisol Rios de la Luz—is a superheroine who’s moving heaven and earth to call attention to the island’s environmental and debt crises. He’s currently away from his New York base on a national promotional tour, and will be at UW Bothell on April 11 to read and sign copies of La Borinqueña. Read More

UW Bothell

djc.com, April 6, 2017
The University of Washington Bothell has given Alan Boss, an assistant professor in the School of Business, the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award. Read More

Women of Courage Undaunted: A gala for nasty women, by nasty women

dailyuw.com, April 5, 2017
Saturday, April 1, I experienced the overwhelming power of immersing myself in a room filled with dauntless women and men who followed one strong goal: creating and advancing a more compassionate and inclusive society for women. Oz Sener, an international student adviser at the University of Washington-Bothell, participated in one of the Women’s Center’s leadership programs this past summer. Read More

Chris Cerf: How Newark’s Public Schools — Both Traditional and Charter — Are Working Together to Lift All Boats

the74million.org, April 4, 2017
I serve as superintendent of the Newark Public Schools and previously served as the state commissioner of education. Indeed, the Center on Reinventing Public Education found that Newark has more “beat the odds” schools than any other city in the country. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell presents Alan Boss the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award

Bothell-reporter.com, April 3, 2017
The University of Washington Bothell has given Alan Boss, an assistant professor in the School of Business, its top teaching honor for 2017, the Distinguished Teaching Award. Read More

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BOTHELL COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER IS NFL DRAFTEE, ASTRONAUT LELAND MELVIN

Nwnews.com, April 3, 2017
Leland Melvin was drafted in the National Football League and went on to become an astronaut, but only after overcoming injury with a perseverance he’ll describe as the commencement speaker for the University of Washington Bothell’s 2017 graduating class. Read More

UW Bothell commencement speaker is NFL draftee, astronaut

Bothell-reporter.com, April 2, 2017
Leland Melvin was drafted in the National Football League and went on to become an astronaut, but only after overcoming injury with a perseverance he’ll describe as the commencement speaker for the University of Washington Bothell’s 2017 graduating class. Read More

The Fund for Education Abroad Doubles Commitment to Increasing Access to Study Abroad with 51 Scholarships Totaling $225,000

ihec-djc.blogspot.com, April 2, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC, March 30, 2017 – The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) has increased access to international education by granting a record-breaking 51 scholarships totaling $225,000 to US students consistently underrepresented in study abroad. Sean Coffman (University of Washington, Bothell) Jordan, Spring 2018. Read More

Everett Commuter Who Gave up Car and Lost 40 Pounds Honored at Choice Connections Awards

masstransitmag.com, April 2, 2017
Walking to the bus stop has led to much more than saving on gas but a healthier lifestyle for Everett’s Jessica Bentem. Innovation & Revitalization Champion of the Year – University of Washington Bothell. In 2016, UW Bothell added electric vehicle charging stations, 3 bike repair stations and expanded its offering of U-Cars that people can use to get around campus. Read More

Medical ethics symposium includes panel on health care and injustice

Dailyuw.com, April 1, 2017
The question of who has access to health care is currently being asked all around the country. The third panel of the day, “Freedom to be healthy? Health, healthcare, and injustice,” expressed this cross-disciplinary approach, including Alys Weinbaum from the UW’s English department and Johanna Crane, a medical anthropologist from UW Bothell’s School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Read More


March


Colleges announce commencement speakers

Insidehighered.com, March 31, 2017
University of Washington at Bothell: Leland Melvin, who was drafted into the National Football League and went on to become an astronaut. Read More

Are Charter CEOs Being Purely Altruistic in Their Demand for More Federal Support for Public Schools?

Janresseter.wordpress.com, March 30
The leaders of 20 of the nation’s charter school networks, including Achievement First, Aspire, Breakthrough, Green Dot, KIPP, Rocketship Education, Uncommon Schools and YES Prep published a letter in USA Today demanding that the Trump administration must change its budget priorities to be more supportive of traditional public schools. Robin Lake, a supporter of the expansion of charter schools at the Center on Reinventing Public Education explains: “A recently released annual update from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools included a surprising fact: a mere 329 charter schools opened across the country in the 2016-2017 school year. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Bothell commencement speaker is NFL draftee, astronaut

Bothell-reporter.com, March 30, 2017
Leland Melvin was drafted in the National Football League and went on to become an astronaut, but only after overcoming injury with a perseverance he’ll describe as the commencement speaker for the University of Washington Bothell’s 2017 graduating class. Read More

Will the Same Conservative Coalition That Derailed Health Care Bill Now Kill Federal School Choice?

The74million.org, March 29, 2017
Republicans, it seems, are turning out to be President Donald Trump’s own worst enemy. In order to create a new school choice program, Republicans will have to figure out what they think is an appropriate federal role in education — a question they’re still working out, said Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a more centrist policy analysis organization associated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell Olympia interns on inside track to policy careers

Bothell-reporter.com, March 27, 2018
University of Washington Bothell students who serve as legislative interns in Olympia gain an inside look at politics and an inside track to public policy careers. Read More

Lake: At Last, a Court Says Kids (Like Mine) With IEPs Deserve a Top Education. But More Fights Loom Ahead

The74million.org, March 26, 2017
Any parent who has gone through the special education process knows that the annual goals set forth in an IEP are pretty much all you’ve got as leverage to advocate for effective services and interventions for your child. 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

Jacques: Give Alycia Meriweather a shot

Detroitnews.com, March 25, 2017
Alycia Meriweather really wants to keep her job as superintendent of the new Detroit Public Schools Community District. Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell, is one of those observers. Read More

Psychology vs. Community Psychology

collegeconfidential.com, March 27, 2017
I am trying to decide between two schools (University of Washington (Bothell) vs. Eastern Washington University). Read More

Expert Urges Caution Before School Districts Implement Four-Day Weeks

Edweek.org, March 22, 2017
A couple of weeks ago, we posted about more and more school districts around the country going to four-day weeks. That story prompted someone from the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University of Washington Bothell to reach out to me on Twitter to let me know the center's founder has a different take on the issue. Read More

Cascadia announces recycling poster contest

Bothell-reporter.com, March 22, 2017
Students enrolled in Cascadia College’s bachelor degree program in sustainable practices are hosting a poster contest aimed at promoting sensible recycling practices. Any student enrolled in a K-12 school in the Northshore, Lake Washington or Cedar View school districts or attending Cascadia or University of Washington Bothell are encouraged to participate. Read More

BASE Community Self-Defense Workshop

Henryart.org, March 22, 2017
BASE, an acronym for Building Autonomy & Safety for Everybody, is an ongoing response to the violence against women, and trans and queer people in Seattle and all over the world. A co-facilitators for this workshop is micha cárdenas, Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences and Interactive Media Design at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Race, health, justice topics for March 31 UW symposium on medical ethics

Washington.edu, March 22, 2017
The United States continues to have severe, persistent inequities in health and health care between whites and people of color. Panelists include Johanna Crane, assistant professor, UW Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell professor wins $549,000 grant for zebrafish research

Heraldnet.com, March 21, 2017
Hung Cao, University of Washington Bothell electrical engineering assistant professor, has been awarded $549,000 from the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program. Read More

Two UW Bothell computer scientists awarded Fulbrights for research in Europe

Bothell-reporter.com, March 20, 2017
Two University of Washington Bothell computer scientists, Michael Stiber and Brent Lagesse, have won Fulbright scholar awards for advanced research in Europe. Read More

Public notice: Availability of a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) — UW Bothell/Cascadia College Campus Master Plan

Washington.edu, March 20, 2017
Description of Proposal: The UW Bothell and Cascadia College Campus Master Plan will guide development, building on the 2010 (rev 2011) Campus Master Plan and extending the continuity of planning developed over the next 20 years. Read More

What if students only went to school four days a week?

Districtadministration.com, March 21, 2017
Barring unexpected closures, students enrolled in San Francisco Public Schools will have seven three-day weekends this school year. However, educational outcomes from the four-day switch have proved inconclusive, and the cost-cutting hypothesis has largely been disproven, according to Paul Hill, a professor at the University of Washington Bothell and a co-author of the Brookings piece and a companion paper on the same topic.

UW Bothell study finds Arabs who travel to the West more likely to have positive feelings about Western people

Shorelineareanews.com, March 21, 2017
People from the Arab world who travel to the West are more likely to have positive feelings about Western people, according to a study conducted by Karam Dana, the director of the Middle East Public Opinion Project at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Trans* Speaker Series: 'Poetic Operations'

Umass.edu, March 22, 2017
"Poetic Operations: Creative Strategies for Resisting Fascism in the US," is the topic to be addressed by micha cárdenas of the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell study finds Arabs in the West more likely to have positive feelings about Western people

Bothell-reporter, March 20, 2017
People from the Arab world who travel to the West are more likely to have positive feelings about Western people, according to a study conducted by Karam Dana, the director of the Middle East Public Opinion Project at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Mechanism for microbial population collapse in a fluctuating resource environment

Msb.embopress.org, March 20, 2017
Abstract: Managing trade‐offs through gene regulation is believed to confer resilience to a microbial community in a fluctuating resource environment. Authors include Kristina L Hillesland, Biological Sciences, University of Washington Bothell. Read More

BIS 403 Washington D.C. Human Rights Seminar (5 cr) for Early Fall Open for UWT and UWS Students

Uwsf.wordpress.com, March 17, 2017
Wonderful opportunity offered by UW Bothell School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences! Read More

What If Students Only Went to School Four Days a Week?

Theatlantic.com, March 20, 2017
Barring unexpected closures, students enrolled in San Francisco Public Schools will have seven three-day weekends this school year; there are five three-day weekends on the Hartford Public Schools calendar for 2016-2017; and Atlanta Public Schools students are scheduled to have three three-day weekends this year. However, educational outcomes from the four-day switch have proved inconclusive, and the cost-cutting hypothesis has largely been disproven, according to Paul Hill, a professor at the University of Washington Bothell and a co-author of the Brookings piece and a companion paper on the same topic. Read More

UW Bothell professor awarded $549k from National Science Foundation

Bothell-reporter.com, March 16, 2017
Hung Cao, University of Washington Bothell electrical engineering assistant professor, has been awarded $549,000 from the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER). Read More

Crowdfunding efforts often fall short in covering medical bills

Bothell-reporter.com, March 16, 2017
More people are turning to crowdfunding websites to help pay unexpected medical bills, but new research shows that often can be a fruitless effort. University of Washington Bothell researchers looked at 200 randomly sampled campaigns and found that 90 percent of them did not reach their financial goals. Read More

UW Bothell

Djc.com, March 16, 2017
Anne Marie Blakey has been named assistant vice chancellor of marketing and communications at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Crowdfunding efforts often fall short in covering medical bills

Heraldnet.com, March 16, 2017
BOTHELL — More people are turning to crowdfunding websites to help pay unexpected medical bills, but new research shows that often can be a fruitless effort. University of Washington Bothell researchers looked at 200 randomly sampled campaigns and found that 90 percent of them did not reach their financial goals. Read More

Red Scarf Revolution Presents SCARS & STRIPES A Cambodian American Experience

tacomadailyindex.com, March 15, 2017
TACOMA, WA – Red Scarf Revolution presents “Scars & Stripes” at the Spaceworks Gallery (950 Pacific Ave.; Entrance on 11th St.) Featured artists include Anida Yoeu Ali (Tacoma/UW Bothell). Read More

The Ethics of Medical Crowdfunding and Why Most Campaigns Fail to Reach Goal

Gofraudme.com, March 15, 2017
Some interesting stuff out of the University of Washington Bothell this week says although more and more Americans are turning to sites like GoFundMe to cover their medical bills, the majority of those campaigns don’t reach their goals. Read More

Reality Check: What Vouchers Can — And Can’t — Do

Huffington Post, March 14, 2017
Betsy DeVos’ most fervent supporters and opponents agree on one thing: that she would like to divert federal funds from existing public schools and cause a mass migration into private schools. Author Paul Hill is founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Prichard Committee: Finding common ground on charter schools in Kentucky as bill goes to Senate

Nkytribune.com, March 15, 2017
Charter school legislation hangs in the balance in the waning days of the 2017 session of Kentucky’s General Assembly. Lastly, AND THIS CANNOT BE OVERSTATED – instilling collaboration between public charters and traditional public schools, that engages and inspires community support, will be critical to ensuring all children are served well (Center for Reinventing Public Education (2016). Read More

The Ready-Set-Transfer Academy: Guidance. Mentorship. Research.

Southseattle.edu, March 14, 2017
By 2018, it’s projected that 2.4 million science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-related jobs will go unfilled in the US. She heard about RST Academy from South’s Women in STEM Club, and on acceptance started an undergraduate research program in bioengineering with Dr. Sepideh Hariri, PhD at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Crowdfunding for medical bills a Band-Aid, not a cure-all, UW Bothell study finds

Washington.edu, March 13, 2017
Crowdfunding campaigns to pay for medical costs have become a booming industry in recent years, with sites like GoFundMe raising billions of dollars for Americans struggling to pay medical bills. But the large majority of those campaigns do not reach their financial goal, according to new research from the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

On the Mayor's Mind: Proud of the diversity in our community

Shorelineareanews.com, March 10, 2017
This week our community was shaken by public expressions of hate. Late last month, I had the opportunity to attend a lecture at UW Bothell from Dalia Mogahed, and moderated by Shoreline resident Dr. Karam Dana, to learn more about Islamic culture in the United States. Read More

Impressed by UW-Bothell students’ religious tolerance campaign

Heraldnet.com, March 11, 2017
I was at the Tulalip Casino for New Year’s, with my wife, my brother and his wife and some of our friends. I am writing to say, “Hooray” for the students of University of Washington’s Bothell campus and their “shoulder to shoulder” project, regarding religious tolerance, discussed in the Dec. 31 Herald. Read More

UW Bothell names vice chancellor of marketing, communications

Heraldnet.com, March 10, 2017
Anne Marie Blakey has been named assistant vice chancellor of marketing and communications at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen makes landmark $40M gift for University of Washington computer science school

Geekwire.com, March 9, 2017
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen will make a $40 million gift to the University of Washington’s computer science and engineering program — a historic act of philanthropy that university officials say will put the UW and Seattle region at the forefront of the technology revolution for decades to come. GeekWire was at the meeting on Thursday at the UW’s Bothell campus and spoke with UW President Ana Mari Cauce. Read More

Undoing Health Equities: Low-Level Exposures and Human Health

Bastyr.edu, March 9, 2017
A panel discussion about the social and environmental determinants of health, and their effects on individual health across one’s life span. Panelist Steven G. Gilbert is affiliate professor at University of Washington Bothell School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences.

State lawmakers holding town-hall meetings over the weekend

Heraldnet.com, March 8, 2017
OLYMPIA — Snohomish County residents can question state lawmakers on an array of issues during town hall meetings this weekend. On Sunday, the three Democratic lawmakers of the 1st Legislative District have scheduled a town hall meeting at 2:30 p.m. in Mobius Hall on the Cascadia College/University of Washington Bothell campus. Read More

The stranger-than-fiction story of the real Russian spies who inspired “The Americans”

Qz.com, March 7, 2017
In 2010, ten Russian sleeper agents were arrested in the United States after a decade-long FBI operation. Mikhail Kutsik and Nataliya Pereverzeva (“Michael Zottoli and Patricia Mills”) lived in Seattle, Washington, both attending the University of Washington, Bothell, where they earned degrees in business.

Anne Marie Blakey named UW Bothell assistant vice chancellor of marketing and communications

Nwnews.com, March 7, 2017
Anne Marie Blakey has been named assistant vice chancellor of marketing and communications at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

A Troubling Contagion: The Rural 4-Day School Week

Educationnext.org, March 8, 2017
Americans are waking up to the plight of rural and small town areas. Authors: Paul T. Hill is Founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education and Research Professor at the University of Washington Bothell. Georgia Hayward is a research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Read More

The Secretary of Education: The Devil is in the Details

soapboxie.com, March 7, 2017
Millionaire Betsy DeVos being appointed as Secretary of Education is a slap in the face to public education in the United States. During a visit to the City of Detroit, Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) observed that “There are dozens of Detroit charter schools that should probably be closed immediately. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Yes! Knowledgeable Charter Supporter Worries that Charter School Growth is Flat-Lining

janresseger.wordpress.com, March 6, 2017
President Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos have been down in Florida visiting a Catholic school where 291 of the school’s 340 students use the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program to pay all or part of their tuition. But here is a startling piece of good news from Robin Lake, one of the nation’s biggest supporters of the expansion of charter schools and the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell. 

Lake: As Charter School Growth Slows, Time to Re-examine Bureaucratic, Funding, Political Hurdles

the74million.org, March 5, 2017
For the past two decades, public charter schools have been expanding at an impressive rate of 6 to 7 percent per year nationally. By Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Northshore shovel-ready students learn by working in North Creek Forest

Bothell-reporter.com, March 3, 2017
Residents in Bothell and Kenmore can talk about forest restoration, read about water quality and study ecology in a classroom. The University of Washington Bothell is hosting this extension of Bellevue’s Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center. Read More

Point of Pride offers support to Transgender individuals

Sgn.org, March 3, 2017
MEET ARMAAN SINGH: Point of Pride 2017 Annual Transgender Surgery Fund Recipient! Currently, I am a full-time college student attending University of Washington Bothell and work on campus as a Social Justice Organizer to focus on creating a diverse and safe environment. Read More

UW Bothell, Cascadia partner to develop new campus master plan

Bothell-reporter.com, March 3, 2017
University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College are partnering to engage with the public as they develop a campus master plan to increase the academic, residential and parking capacity of both schools. Read More

Ron Sims headlines UW Bothell Equity and Inclusion Conference

Bothell-reporter.com, March 2, 2017
Hundreds of people flocked to the University of Washington Bothell campus on Feb. 24 to participate in the college’s third annual Equity and Inclusion Conference. Read More

More state investment needed to meet demand for engineers

Seattletimes.com, March 2, 2017
THE Seattle Times’ report on the University of Washington’s engineering program highlighted the problem of too many highly qualified students competing for too few slots. We are currently asking the Legislature to invest $16 million in the next biennium to allow us to increase combined enrollment in high-demand fields across our three campuses (Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma). Read More

Commentary: The new politics of the Los Angeles school board race, as more families prefer charters

Laschoolreport.com, March 2, 2017
Once upon a time, LAUSD had the best intentions for collaborative leadership. According to a new report from the Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) called “Bridging the District-Charter Divide,” The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Legislators to host town hall in Bothell

Bothell-reporter.com, March 2, 2017
Legislators from the 1st District will hold a town hall meeting from 2:30-4 p.m. on March 12 in Mobius Hall on the University of Washington Bothell campus. Read More

Year of the Dragon: Poetry for Equality

Kcts.org, March 2, 2017
“Remember the way you splintered their weapons, like a sawmill of timber, burning their wood into a blazing inferno?” recites Troy Osaki, a local spoken-word poet and educator. He soon reached out to Osaki about turning his performance into a short video, bringing in Aaron Middleton, a West-Indian friend that Brown met while attending UW Bothell. Read More

Nock students use 3-D tech for a good cause

newburyportnews.com, March 2, 2017
NEWBURYPORT – A committed group of Nock Middle School eighth-graders are mixing technology with humanity to create what amounts to prosthetic hands for people in need. In 2013, scientist Ivan Owen, now a professor at the University of Washington, Bothell, displayed some of these engineering ideas on YouTube and other online sites. Read More

Trump’s call for school vouchers is a return to a campaign pledge

lasvegassun.com, March 2, 2017
President Donald Trump, returning to a promise that won him cheers on the campaign trail, signaled in his first address to Congress on Tuesday that he will move aggressively to allow more public school students to use tax money to pay for tuition at public charter schools, private schools and even religious schools. Robin Lake, director of the University of Washington’s Center on Reinventing Public Education, said opinions like Forster’s show that a federal choice program will be a tough sell to Congress. The center is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Analysis: The New Politics of the Los Angeles School Board Race, as More Families Prefer Charters

the74million.org, March 1, 2017
When I first ran on a three-person slate for my local New Jersey school board 12 years ago, I thought we’d hit the big time. According to a new report from the Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) called “Bridging the District-Charter Divide,” LAUSD was one of 23 districts to sign a District-Charter Collaboration Compact with their charter partners. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Greater Business Influence On Higher Education Infrastructure

thelens.news. March 1, 2017
Recent legislation is gaining traction in the Washington state legislature which would join efforts from higher education institutions and state businesses together to decide where capital budget funding is best spent to meet projected workforce demands. Palumbo added that two institutions in his district, Cascadia Community College and University of Washington (UW) Bothell, have to refuse students looking to major in computer science due to insufficient space. Read More

DACA Remains Intact for Now, but Students Without It Are More Fearful Than Ever

Chronicle.com, March 1, 2017
When news broke last week that President Trump’s plan to accelerate the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants would leave so-called Dreamers untouched, it gave some such students a reason to remain hopeful. María Hernandez, a 20-year-old junior at the University of Washington at Bothell who asked that her real name not be used, is among those who either came to the United States too late, didn’t have the required paperwork, or had other disqualifying factors. Read More


February


Verdant Health Commission recognizes community programs, services for good work

Myedmondsnews.com, Feb. 28, 2017
The Verdant Health Commission issued four awards to community members and organizations during the Verdant Healthier Community Conference on Monday, Feb. 27 in Lynnwood. Community Collaboration Award, University of Washington Bothell School of Nursing and Health Studies. Read More

101 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week: Feb 28-March 5, 2017

Thestranger.com, Feb. 28, 2017
64. Screenings & Performances: International Day for Women and Trans People Northwest Film Forum and the students and faculty at University of Washington Bothell present this day-long celebration of the International Day for Women and Trans People, featuring film screenings, performances, visual art installations, and conversations. Read More

Trans* Speaker Series: An Evening with micha cárdenas

Umass.edu, Feb. 28, 2017
micha cárdenas directs the Poetic Operations Collaborative, a design research lab at the University of Washington Bothell, applying technological creativity to advance social justice. March 22, 2017, 5:00 pm, Campus Center, 162-175 Read More

Hiring Veterans: An Insider Perspective (Hosted by UW)

Dva.wa.gov, Feb. 28, 2017
UW Bothell on Friday, March, 3rd from 12-1pm in UWB1 Room 031 for our panel. Hiring Veterans: An Insider Perspective with special guests as we cover topics including Resume Review, the Importance of LinkedIn, and an inside look into the Interview Process. Read More

The Nonwhite Student Behind the White Picket Fence

Theatlantic.com, Feb. 28, 2017
As the nation’s capital continued to clean up from a historic blizzard last winter, five immigrant students—unaccompanied minors who had recently arrived from Central America—walked through almost two feet of snow to Montgomery Blair High School in Montgomery County, Maryland, a close-in Washington, D.C., suburb. A recent report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), “Suburban Schools: The Unrecognized Frontier in Public Education,” concludes that large numbers of English-language learners, student refugees, and students whose families struggle with poverty require suburban school districts to adapt and shift resources. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Give Betsy DeVos a chance

Badgerherald.com, Feb. 28, 2017
Over the last month, no one in President Donald Trump’s administration has received more criticism than Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. In August 2014, the Center for Reinventing Public Education published a meta-analysis of the studies on charter schools and student achievement. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Bothell finally gets its wish: new homes for sale in its revamped downtown

Bizjournals.com, Feb. 28, 2017
Toll Brothers plans 45-unit luxury townhouse project next to the library. In addition, the student populations at the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College have expanded to more than 10,000. Read More

Something to Listen To, Something to Consider about ICE and Schools

Saveseattleschools.blogspot.com, Feb. 27, 2017
Tonight former Washington State Teacher of the Year, Nate Bowling, will be speaking about the issue of agents of ICE coming to schools looking for undocumented students. At the Soup for Teacher Facebook page, UW Bothell professor and noted public education advocate, Wayne Au, had this to say: Read More

College Board Plans to Increase Security on Admission Test

Learningenglish.voanews.com, Feb. 27, 2017
The group responsible for a widely used college admissions test cancelled scores for a number of students who took the test in January. Steve Syverson is an administrator at the University of Washington, Bothell. He told Reuters that the College Board will need to find a way to return to the time when test scores could be trusted. Read More

Highest Ozone Levels Were Observed Due to “The Blob”

greenoptimistic.com, Feb. 27, 2017
The researchers have found that the blob, an abnormally warm water in the Pacific Ocean, has increased the ozone levels in the Western U.S. Regarding the blob, team member Dan Jaffe from the University of Washington Bothell stated:“Ultimately, it all links back to the blob, which was the most unusual meteorological event we’ve had in decades.” Read More

2016 Presidents’ Forum Summary

Imaginingamerica.org, Feb. 27, 2017
Hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone, and facilitated by the Presidents’ Council Co-Chairs and Planning Team, the 2016 Imagining America Forum addressed critical questions. University of Washington Bothell was represented by Chancellor Wolf Yeigh. Read More

Black Genealogies of Power: Seven Maxims for Resistance in the Trump Years

Truth-out.org, Feb. 27, 2017
"Power concedes nothing without demand," argued Frederick Douglass in one of his most cited speeches. By Dan Berger, an assistant professor of comparative ethnic studies at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Fund the State Need Grant — we are worth the investment

Seattletimes.com, Feb. 24, 2017
STUDENTS from across the state traveled earlier this month to Olympia to advocate for full funding of the Washington State Need Grant. One of the authors is Kalei Gordeon of the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Inside the Mind of a Microbe

Reed.edu, Feb. 24, 2017
My creature is flailing. Creative Loom is all the more remarkable because an awful lot of so-called “educational” games are neither fun nor educational, according to game theorist Mark Chen ’95, a professor at UW-Bothell. Read More

The Blob ~ Anomalous Temperature Elevation in the Pacific

Beforeitsnews.com, Feb. 23, 2017
May 2015 was the warmest month of that year in British Columbia (BC). “Ultimately, it all links back to the blob, which was the most unusual meteorological event we’ve had in decades,” says one of the team, Dan Jaffe from the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

'The blob' in Pacific Ocean linked to spike in ozone

Foxnews.com, Feb. 23, 2017
A warm blob of water lurking in the Pacific Ocean in 2014 and 2015 led to a spike in ozone levels across the western U.S., new research suggests. The blob of warm water, which sat about 310 miles off the Oregon coast, was linked to a high-pressure system in the atmosphere that resulted in warm, calm air and sunny skies across nearly a quarter of the country, said study co-author Dan Jaffe, an atmospheric scientist at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell's 3rd Annual Equity & Inclusion Conference Friday, Feb 24

Shorelineareanews.com, Feb. 22, 2017
The University of Washington Bothell expects more than 350 participants from campus, the community and local industry at its third annual Equity and Inclusion conference in partnership with T-Mobile. Read More

A Blob In The Ocean Means More Ozone In The Air

Kuow.org, Feb. 21, 2017
Remember the warm weather we had in 2014 and 2015? University of Washington professor Dan Jaffe says that was caused by a meteorological phenomenon known as "The Blob." Read More

How Should Charter Schools Be Held Accountable?

Ewa.org, Feb. 21, 2017
In the contentious debates over what is a good school, parents are frequently pitted against public officials. “The word accountability is such a value-laden statement, and one that everyone ascribes a different meaning to,” said Robin Lake, the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

DeVos praises virtual schools, but new research points to problems

Hechingerreport.org, Feb. 22, 2017
It was the best of times and the worst of times for virtual schools, which allow students to go to school without ever stepping into a school building. The study’s findings are not unexpected. A high-profile study in 2015 from Stanford University’s CREDO (Center for Research on Education Outcomes) and the Center on Reinventing Public Education was also bad news for the online-school sector. CRPE is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

UW BOTHELL ANNOUNCES VETERANS LIFE INITIATIVE

Nwnews.com, Feb. 20, 2017
University of Washington Bothell Chancellor Wolf Yeigh has announced the Veterans Life Initiative, a long-term commitment to help military veterans succeed as students. Read More

Tuesdays at 21– Seeding the Future

Eventbrite.com, Feb. 20, 2017
Organic is the largest growing sector of the food system, however, farmers lack access to organic seed. Presenter: Caitlin Moore, UW Bothell Master’s student of Public Policy. Read More

Michigan shuts down bad schools. Leading states build them up.

Bridgemi.com, Feb. 21, 2017
The law is meant to push all schools to work harder. “The bottom line is you have to address the scarcity, the lack of high-performing schools. If you’re not going to do that then (students) are just stuck,” said Robin Lake, executive director for the Center or Reinventing Public Education in Washington which studied Detroit school reforms. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

'The Blob' of abnormally warm Pacific water increased ozone levels, researchers claim

sott.net, Feb. 17, 2017
A vast patch of abnormally warm water in the Pacific Ocean - nicknamed the blob - resulted in increased levels of ozone above the Western US, researchers have found. "Ultimately, it all links back to the blob, which was the most unusual meteorological event we've had in decades," says one of the team, Dan Jaffe from the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Pacific Ocean 'Blob' blamed for making summer air quality worse in 2015

Komonews.com, Feb. 15, 2017
SEATTLE -- It's not enough "The Blob" had to take away a winter's snowpack and help make for some of the hottest summers on record in the Pacific Northwest two years ago, now it's also being blamed for making air quality worse. New research by meteorologists at the University of Washington-Bothell found higher concentrations of ozone across much of the West Coast in the summer of 2015, especially the Northwest. Read More

"The Blob" of Abnormal Conditions Raised Western U.S. Ozone Levels

Eos.org, Feb. 15, 2017
An unusually warm patch of seawater off the U.S. West Coast in late 2014 and 2015, nicknamed “the blob,” had cascading effects up and down the coast. “Washington and Oregon were really the bullseye for the whole thing, because of the location of the winds,” said Dan Jaffe, a professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington Bothell and lead author of the new study. Read More

Community members working on new “Welcome to Bothell” sign

Bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 17, 2017
A grassroots effort is coming together to bring back the “Welcome to Bothell for a day or a lifetime” sign. The old sign, which was located near the entrance to the University of Washington Bothell, was infamously vandalized to remove the first three letters of Bothell. Read More

A Blob In The Ocean Means More Ozone In The Air

Opb.org, Feb. 15, 2017
Remember the warm weather we had in 2014 and 2015? University of Washington Bothell professor Dan Jaffe says that was caused by a meteorological phenomenon known as “The Blob.” Read More

Bothell City Council issues inclusivity resolution

Bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 16, 2017
The Bothell City Council unanimously approved a resolution to promote and reaffirm that the city is a welcoming, safe and inclusive place to live, work, go to school and visit. Various community members, including students and faculty from the University of Washington Bothell and members of the Bothell Alliance for Justice have spoken at city council meetings since the election of Pres. Donald Trump advocating for such a resolution or even that the city become a “sanctuary city” for immigrants (which the council opted not to pursue). Read More

Limitations in Methodology Mar Report on School Turnarounds

Forwardgeek.com, Feb. 14, 2017
A new report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education states its goals as strengthening the evidence base on state-initiated turnarounds and providing guidance to help states use turnaround strategies more effectively. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

‘The blob’ of abnormal conditions boosted Western U.S. ozone levels

Washington.edu, Feb. 15, 2017
An unusually warm patch of seawater off the West Coast in late 2014 and 2015, nicknamed “the blob,” had cascading effects up and down the coast. A University of Washington Bothell study now shows that this strong offshore pattern also influenced air quality. Read More

Meteorological anomalies lead to elevated O3 in the western US in June 2015

Onlinelibrary.wile.com, Feb. 15, 2017
Abstract: In winter through early summer of 2014–2015, temperatures in the western U.S. were substantially enhanced due to a persistent high pressure ridge and warm water in the northeastern Pacific Ocean. Lead author D. A. Jaffe of the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Limitations in Methodology Mar Report on School Turnarounds

Benzinga.com, Feb.14, 2017
Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 14, 2017 – A new report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education states its goals as strengthening the evidence base on state-initiated turnarounds and providing guidance to help states use turnaround strategies more effectively. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Denver Public Schools is already looking to overhaul how it closes schools — and these schools could meet that fate

Chalkbeat.org, Feb. 14, 2017
Denver Public Schools is considering major changes to its year-old school closure policy — changes that could result in more of the city’s lowest performing schools being shuttered. “It’s hell on earth,” said Paul Hill, founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a research organization affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

A ‘wild’ label aims to help find and preserve rare cacao sources in the Amazon

Washingtonpost.com, Feb. 14, 2017
Mark Christian doesn’t mince words when it comes to chocolate. “Each stage is an incredibly difficult process logistically,” noted Kristy Leissle, a University of Washington Bothell researcher who studies the global chocolate industry. Read More

BC speech and debate prepare for Oregon State University

Thewatchdogonline.com, Feb. 14, 2017
On Feb. 18-19, Bellevue College’s Speech and Debate Society will attend the 11th Annual Earl Wells Memorial Speakeasy at Oregon State University. So far this year, the team has traveled to the University of Washington Bothell, Louis and Clark University in Oregon, and Linfield University in Oregon. Read More

Lacking Experience, What Will Trump and DeVos Do to Rural and Small Town Public Schools?

janresseger.wordpress.com, Feb. 13, 2017
I am fascinated by an article that appeared the Washington Post over the weekend: Where School Choice Isn’t an Option, Rural Public Schools Worry They’ll be Left Behind. Just a year ago, after several years of support for an experiment with e-school charters, the Walton Foundation’s education program officer announced that based on a major, three-part, Walton Foundation-sponsored investigation by Mathematica Policy Research, the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), and Stanford University’s Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO), the Walton Foundation would be seriously reconsidering making grants for online charter schools. CRPE is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. 

UW Bothell initiative aims to help veterans succeed as students

Bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 10, 2017
The University of Washington’s Bothell campus is upping it’s commitment to help military veterans succeed as students. Read More

Here’s what 5 successful MBAs wish they had known

Seattletimes.com, Feb. 12, 2017
A number of leaders at businesses throughout the Seattle area advanced their careers after earning MBAs at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Garden Center magazine introduces 2017 Advisory Board

Gardencentermag.com, Feb. 8, 2017
Garden Center magazine is pleased and honored to announce the 2017 Garden Center magazine Advisory Board. Julie Kouhia, CEO of Molbak’s Garden + Home, Woodinville, Wash., currently serves on the UW Bothell School of Business and is a member of Vistage International for CEOs. Read More

#Resister—February 12, 2017: Turn Fear and Anger into Action

Iexaminer.org, Feb. 12, 2017
Wednesday, February 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.—Islamophobia: A Threat to All at University of Washington, Bothell. A public lecture by Dalia Mogahed, Director of Research, Institute of Social Policy and Understanding. Read More

Pointers for new Detroit school board

Detroitnews.com, Feb. 9, 2017
Detroiters are understandably delighted to have a locally elected board to oversee their public schools. By Paul Hill, founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) and research professor at the University of Washington Bothel and. Ashley Jochim, a research analyst at CRPE. Read More

Shock waves: Low-power FM stations struggling to hit the air

Realchangenews.org, Feb. 8, 2017
Seattle is poised to host to seven low-powered FM radio stations, LPFMs for short, many of which release content in a dizzying array of programs in multiple languages that speak directly to the nooks and crannies of the city in which they operate. The University of Washington’s Bothell campus applied for and received a license, but the university announced in January that it would pass on the chance to convert its online radio program, known as UWave into an LPFM station. Read More

Why Jeffco hasn’t considered academic performance in picking schools to close

Chalkbeat.org, Feb. 8, 2017
Of five Jefferson County elementary schools recommended for closure, one recently received the state’s lowest possible rating for academic performance and another has won awards from the governor for narrowing achievement gaps separating different groups of students. “Any time you have kids being displaced from school, research shows, it is disruptive,” said Sean Gill, a research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Even when it comes to charter schools, DeVos’s ideas far from what’s in place here

Seattletimes.com, Feb. 8, 2017
It’s too early to tell what impact Betsy DeVos’s tenure as education secretary will have on Washington state’s public-education system. “The federal government has really turned the reins over to the states,” said Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a research and policy analysis center at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

 

Public Education, Democracy, and The Role of The Federal Government: A Declaration of Principles

Nepc.colorado.edu, Feb. 7, 2017
As deans of colleges and schools of education we are committed to a school system that serves all children and youth, providing them with richly engaging, challenging, and supported opportunities to learn. The 229 signers include Ed Buendia, dean of the School of Educational Studies, University of Washington Bothell.

‘Immigration Act of 1917’ Turns 100: America’s Long History of Immigration Prejudice – Live Science

Excellentnewspaper.com, Feb. 5, 2017
One hundred years ago today (Feb. 5), Congress passed the Immigration Act of 1917, the first legislation to dramatically limit immigration into the U.S. The Immigration Act of 1917, also known as the Asiatic Barred Zone Act, prohibited immigration from any country that was on or adjacent to Asia but was “not owned by the U.S.,” according to a summary shared online by the University of Washington Bothell Library (UWBL).

Inside the rocky rollout of Denver Public Schools’ new school closure policy

Denverite.com, Feb. 4
The bright-line school closure policy, adopted by the ambitious school board of one of the most reform-minded school districts in the country, was supposed to make the emotional and mysterious process of shuttering low-performing schools more fact-based and transparent. “It’s hell on earth,” said Paul Hill, founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a research organization based in Washington state. The center is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

STUDENTS CELEBRATE FILIPINO-AMERICAN CULTURE AND IDENTITY

Westernfrontonline.com, Feb. 3, 2017
Northwest residents and Western students celebrated the social, political, educational and cultural values of Filipino-Americans at Western’s Performing Arts Center Saturday Jan. 28. Richiel Sta. Maria, a student at University of Washington Bothell said that Pilipino Culture Night was “lit.” Read More

Islamophobia Spurs Dialogue

Imaginingamerica.org, Feb. 03, 2017
A University of Washington Bothell class that produced a video as a final project and a statement against Islamophobia saw it go viral on Facebook. Read More

College Radio Watch: UWave’s LPFM Future in Jeopardy, Touring KUOZ-LP and More College Radio News

Radiosurvivor.com, Feb. 3, 2017
I was disappointed to hear that University of Washington, Bothell’s college radio station UWave (see my 2014 tour here) is facing opposition to its planned move to a low power FM (LPFM) channel. Read More

A hostage standoff over better education and rehabilitation. Why?

Csmonitor.com, Feb. 2, 2017
FEBRUARY 2, 2017 —In the heat of a nearly 24-hour hostage standoff with authorities at Delaware’s largest prison that left one correctional officer dead, two callers who identified themselves as inmates issued their manifesto over the phone on Wednesday. “What’s happening at Delaware is happening at a specific institution, but it speaks to the demands and concerns that incarcerated people have been raising around the country,” says Dan Berger, an ethnic studies professor at the University of Washington’s Bothell campus. Read More

A Battle of Education Philanthropists: Charter Advocate Eli Broad Says No to DeVos

Nonprofitquarterly.org, Feb. 2, 2017
NPQ has written a great deal over the past few years about public education as a playground for mega-philanthropy, including this classic piece from Joanne Barkan. Ashley Joachim with the Center for Reinventing Public Education described the need to manage school closures effectively: “School closures, when they result in kids going to better schools, can be a good thing. But when that doesn’t happen, they negatively affect student achievement.” The center is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell’s unconventional autonomous tricycle

seattle.curbed.com, Feb. 2, 2017
Take Seattle’s love for cycling, new technology, a need for affordable transit options, and be glad for some unconventional thinking at UW’s Bothell campus. Read More

Kara Adams named director of community engagement at UW Bothell

Bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 1
Kara Adams has been selected as the new director of community engagement at the University of Washington Bothell where she will help move its mission to be a regionally accountable public university to a new level. Read More


January


Poetry, passion and social justice: Activist poets to gather at UW, perform at Seattle Public Library Feb. 3

Washington.edu, Jan. 31, 2017
Poet activists from around the nation will gather at the University of Washington for a daylong conference Feb. 3 about creativity in activism — and then give full voice to that creativity in evening performances at the Seattle Public Library. All are welcome. The conference, called “Activist Poetics: Affect and Audience in the Digital Age,” sponsored by the UW Simpson Center and organized by three UW Bothell faculty members, will explore the importance of creativity in activism. Read More

DeVos Set to Take Over Education System Where Test Scores Have Stalled

Wsj.com, Jan. 31, 2017
If confirmed as education secretary by the U.S. Senate, Betsy DeVos will take over a national education system with an improving graduation rate but stagnant test scores. Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a research and policy analysis center at the University of Washington Bothell, said some states and cities with strong plans did well under the grant program, but not as a whole. Read More

How UW Bothell is helping fuel biotech in region

Heraldnet.com, Jan. 31, 2017
Jeff Williams thought it was natural to bring in academia to assist in research for Briotech, the Woodinville biomedical company. “I realized there was a tremendous resource here in the middle of our biotech corridor — the Bothell campus of the University of Washington,” said Williams, a retired Michigan State University microbiology professor and chief science officer at Briotech, Inc. Read More

Autonomous tricycles: A professor's plan to transform urban transit

Statescoop.com, Jan. 31, 2017
In a lab tucked away somewhere on a college campus, a rangy man with broad palms and wispy blond hair stands over two young men. The man with the blond hair is Tyler Folsom, an affiliate computer science professor at the University of Washington Bothell who started thinking on the project almost 10 years ago. Read More

Encouraging Districts and Charters to Link Arms to Solve Problems

Nasbe.org, Jan. 31, 2017
Charter schools and school districts have been at odds since the first charter school law passed in 1991. By Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

University of Washington Bothell Students Developing Self-Driving Tricycle

Whotv.com, Jan. 29, 2017
BOTHELL, Washington -- While self-driving cars may not be in everyone's garage quite yet, self-driving bikes may be around sooner than people might expect. Students at the University of Washington Bothell have worked for several years to develop a self-driving tricycle, as Elisa Hahn reports. Read More

Kara Adams named director of community engagement at UW Bothell

Bothell-reporter, Jan. 29, 2017
Kara Adams has been selected as the new director of community engagement at the University of Washington Bothell where she will help move its mission to be a regionally accountable public university to a new level. Read More

How 3 districts are turning around their schools

Freep.com, Jan. 29, 2017
In Lawrence Public Schools in Massachusetts, each school is given some control over its budget and how it educates kids. "Any of those interventions could work in one context but not in another," said Ashley Jochim, research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Filmmaking for a Cause: Tips for Successful Video for Nonprofits

Flipthemedia.com, Jan. 29, 2017
The only time in my life I donated a considerable amount of money to a cause was after I learned about the personal story behind the organization. The panel consisted of Amy Benson, Director/Producer of “Drawing the Tiger”, Jill Freidberg, documentary filmmaker and part-time lecturer at University of Washington Bothell, and Eli Kimaro, filmmaker and visual artist. Read More

James Madison Fellowship: $24, 000 for future high school teachers – UW info session Monday (5:30 pm)

uwsfr.wordpress.com, Jan. 27, 2017
James Madison Fellowship – Information Session for UW students, Monday, Jan. 30, 5:30pm, Miller Hall room 112. Join us to learn more about the program, application process, and gain insights into the Fellow experience from Madison Fellow alumni Russell Cannon, UW Bothell’s Director of Institutional Research, and May Wong, teacher in the Kent School District! Read More

Storytelling in the sciences: Introducing narrative elements in every medium of science writing

Dailyuw.com, Jan. 27, 2017
The genre of science writing is often associated with peer-reviewed publications written in straightforward language, but it isn’t always associated with engaging storytelling. In addition to teaching marine science courses, UW Bothell lecturer Heather Galindo leads a class about scientific writing. Read More

December Students of the Month: Lynnwood and Meadowdale high schools

Lynnwoodtoday.com, Jan. 27, 2017
Student Name: Elijah Edwards. Future Educational Goals: I plan to go to UW Bothell and enter into a computer science field and eventually graduate with a bachelor’s degree. Read More

UW Bothell students develop self-driving trike

King5.com, Jan. 27, 2017
BOTHELL, Wash. – One day soon, self-driving cars may be how many of us get around. With that in mind, a group of University of Washington Bothell students is developing an autonomous tricycle with their instructor Tyler Folsom, a professor of computing and software systems. Also on msn.com, nbcnews.com, and YouTube. Read More

Northwest Educational Service District in Anacortes, Washington, Receives Early Math Grant from Washington STEM

khq.com, Jan. 27, 2017
ANACORTES, WA, January 27, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- To support a smoother transition for students from preschool to kindergarten with an emphasis in mathematics, the Northwest Educational Service District 189 (NWESD) in Anacortes has received a $28,288 Early Math Grant from Washington STEM. Recipients of the Early Math Grants include: NWESD, Puget Sound ESD on behalf of the Association of ESDs, Zeno, ESD 112, Ready! for Kindergarten, and University of Washington Bothell School of Educational Studies.

Education Needs Complex Conversation

Usnews.com, Jan. 26, 2017
Last week's Senate confirmation hearing for secretary of education nominee Betsy DeVos featured heated conversations between DeVos and Sens. Michael Bennet and Sheldon Whitehouse about the performance of Michigan's charter schools. But Robin Lake, a researcher at the Center on Reinventing Public Education who has devoted her career to studying charter schools, wrote that "the performance of charter schools in Detroit is, with few exceptions, disturbingly poor." The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Northwest Film Forum teams up with Seattle Documentary Association

capitolhilltimes.com, Jan 25, 2017
Northwest Film Forum’s auditorium was ripe with ideas during its “Meet Up for a Cause” event last Wednesday evening, which provided an opportunity for community organizations to meet and pitch story ideas to Seattle filmmakers. Jill Freidberg, a documentary film, oral history and audio storytelling instructor at University of Washington Bothell, explained the importance of the fast, cheap, good triangle. Read More

Dozens of Indianapolis Schools, One Application: Nonprofit Aims for Easier, More Equitable Enrollment

the74million.org, Jan. 25, 2017
In some cities, applying to school has never been more complicated. Denver and New Orleans, for example, launched the nation’s first common enrollment systems that include both district and charter schools — and those systems have made improvements in consistently applying enrollment rules fairly, said Betheny Gross, research director at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

This map shows how few choices parents have if Detroit schools close

freep.com, Jan. 25, 2017
Detroit parents whose children attend schools targeted for potential closure by the state have received a letter from the state suggesting alternatives largely in the suburbs. "School closures, when they result in kids going to better schools, can be a good thing," said Ashley Jochim, research analyst with the Center for Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Why Are Cops Putting Kids in Cuffs?

reason.com, Jan. 23, 2017
When 14-year-old Ryan Turk cut ahead of the lunch line to grab a milk, he didn't expect to get in trouble. New Orleans' expulsions have nearly halved since these reforms were enacted, and a survey of educational and community leaders from the Center for Reinventing Public Education found widespread support for the new system among school leaders, community activists, and school board members, thanks to its speedier processing, greater transparency, and increased consistency. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

THIRD ANNUAL EQUITY AND INCLUSION CONFERENCE FEB. 24 AT UW BOTHELL

nwnews.com, Jan. 23, 2017
Former King County Executive Ron Sims will be the keynote speaker at the third annual Equity and Inclusion Conference hosted by the University of Washington Bothell Feb. 24 in partnership with T-Mobile. Read More

Homeless men living on the street share their stories

bellevuereporter.com, Jan. 23, 2017
Kyle and Lyle may not have a house or apartment to live in, but they consider Bothell to be home. The event is coordinated by Cascadia, Bothell United Methodist Church, the City of Bothell, University of Washington Bothell, Care Day and Lakeside-Milam Recovery Centers. Read More

Charter school advocates in two states oppose aspects of Trump ‘school choice’ proposal

dailynews.com, Jan. 23, 2017
Aspects of President-elect Donald Trump’s proposal for a massive $20 billion “school choice” program are running into resistance from an unexpected source: charter school advocates in at least two states. “A lot of charter advocates and school leaders are worried that people will confuse charter schools with private school vouchers as ‘school choice’ heats up as an issue under DeVos,” said Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Pluralism and the new definition of public education

redefinedonline.org, Jan. 23, 2017
When it comes to public education, the U.S. stands apart from many industrialized democracies. A growing number of scholars and practitioners – in cities New Orleans and Denver and at research institutions like the Center on Reinventing Public Education – have embraced a vision of educational pluralism, in which districts manage portfolios of schools run by multiple providers. The center is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Librarians at Washington-Bothell Undergo Workshop on Microaggressions

www.academia.org, Jan. 21, 2017
According to the UW library website, the Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice Team offers six different workshops for librarians, including “Interrupting Microaggressions,” “Intersectionality,” and “Privilege.” Read More

Nat'l School Choice Week: StarShine Academy; A School Different

pr.com, Jan. 23, 2017
Phoenix, AZ, January 23, 2017 --(PR.com)-- StarShine Academy, a K-12 Charter School in Phoenix, AZ since 2002, has always done things differently. Separate studies by the Center on Reinventing Public Education and Mathematica Policy Research have found that charter school students are more likely to graduate from high school, go on to college, stay in college and have higher earnings in early adulthood. The center is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Foreign students at Washington colleges wonder: Are they still welcome?

Seattletimes.com, Jan. 19. 2017
Washington colleges and international students have been a good match for years, but tensions are rising. They’re studying not just in Seattle but also in Pullman, Bothell, Tacoma and Spokane, and at community colleges in Auburn, Edmonds and Everett, to name just a few. Read More

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

Monthlyreview.org, Jan. 19, 2017
True crime traffics in the imagined thoughts, superficial characterization, and high-voltage action of characters rendered unbelievable by the dictates of a Manichean genre. Reviewed by Dan Berger, assistant professor of comparative ethnic studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Billions in School Improvement Spending But Not Much Student Improvement

Edweek.org, Jan. 19, 2017
Seven years and $7 billion dollars later, the federal School Improvement Grants program seems in the final analysis not to have yielded much in terms of improved student achievement. "There were such high expectations for the program when it first started, that these would become dramatically different and better schools," said Robin Lake, the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.” Read More

Johnston named vice chancellor for administration and planning at UW Bothell

Bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 18, 2017
A longtime University of Washington administrator, Ruth Johnston, has been appointed to the key position of vice chancellor for administration and planning at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell, Cascadia sign hate-free campus pledge

Bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 18, 2017
University of Washington Bothell Chancellor Wolf Yeigh and Cascadia College President Eric Murray signed a pledge Jan. 17 underscoring their commitment to operating an inclusive and hate-free shared campus. Read More

Northshore groups advocate for inclusion

Bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 18, 2017
In the last few months, several organizations have formed in the Bothell-Kenmore region to promote the acceptance, safety and inclusion of marginalized people, from immigrants and people of color to the local LGBTQ population. At a December Bothell City Council meeting, several students and staff members at the University of Washington Bothell came forward to urge the councilmembers to make Bothell a “sanctuary city” for immigrants. Read More

Biomass burning aerosol impact on surface winds during the 2010 Russian heat wave

Onlinelibrary.wiley.com, Jan. 18, 2017
Abstract: This paper elucidates the impact of biomass burning aerosols (BB) on surface winds for the Russian fires episode during 25 July to 15 August 2010. Authors include R. Lorente-Plazas of the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

UCLA Events Calendar

happenings.ucla.edu, Jan. 18, 2017
Amaranth Borsuk, poet and scholar at the University of Washington Bothell, reading at UCLA Hammer Museum. Read More

SchoolMint Hosts Webinars during ‘National School Choice Week’

Techlearning.com, Jan. 18, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, January 18, 2017 – SchoolMint, the leading provider of cloud-based student enrollment and school choice systems for PreK-12 district, charter, and independent schools, is hosting two free webinars coinciding withNational School Choice Week (NSCW) to help district leaders successfully navigate the school choice process. During the webinar, two national experts on K-12 enrollment systems – Betheny Gross from the Center on ReInventing Public Education (CRPE) and national K-12 enrollment consultant Shannon Fitzgerald – will explore best practices in transitioning to a charter-, district-, or city-wide common enrollment system. CRPE is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Lynnwood HS senior champions minority experience by volunteering

heraldnet.com, Jan. 16, 2017
LYNNWOOD — Jonny DelaCruz is a volunteer superstar who has a passion for helping others, from Seattle to Tanzania. I plan to go to either Seattle Central Community College for two years or the University of Washington Bothell, and then transfer to UW and get my bachelor’s in public health hopefully. Read More

Why Dr. Ben Carson Should Not Be Confirmed as HUD Secretary

publicseminar.org, Jan. 14, 2017
We, the undersigned, strongly oppose the appointment of Dr. Ben Carson as the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Dan Berger — Assistant Professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies, University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Study abroad in Ecuador! Socio-Environmental Studies in the Ecuadorian Mainland and the Galapagos Islands (Fall Exploration Seminar)

uwsfr.wordpress.com, Jan. 13, 2017
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (UW Bothell) Ecuador: Socio-Environmental Studies in the Ecuadorian Mainland and the Galapagos Islands (Exploration Seminar) Read More

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME: FAMILY HOME CHILD CARE IN KING COUNTY

publichealthinsider.com, Jan. 13, 2017
The walls of Anaji Aman’s home are lined floor to ceiling with colorful posters depicting numbers, shapes, fruits and veggies, maps, animals, and the months of the year, as well as children’s artwork. Interns from UW Bothell’s Health Studies Major worked with Public Health’s Healthy Eating & Active Living Unit to gather these stories as part of a project to improve family home childcare. Read More

Charter school advocates in two states oppose aspects of Trump 'school choice' proposal

Edsource.org, Jan. 13, 2017
Aspects of President-elect Donald Trump’s proposal for a massive $20 billion “school choice” program are running into resistance from an unexpected source: charter school advocates in at least two states. “A lot of charter advocates and school leaders are worried that people will confuse charter schools with private school vouchers as ‘school choice’ heats up as an issue under DeVos,” said Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Tech’s Favorite School Faces Its Biggest Test: the Real World

Wired.com, Jan. 13, 2017
ON LENGTHS OF yarn stretched between chairs, sixth-grade math students were placing small yellow squares of paper, making number lines—including everything from fractions to negative decimals—in a classroom at Walsh Middle School. Last August, for instance, the Center on Reinventing Public Education published a brief field report from their ongoing study of personalized-learning initiatives warning that some schools focus on the “iconography” of personalized learning — the technology or the project-based learning — but sacrifice rigor. CRPE is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

A Judicious Overview of the Charter Movement

Educationnext.org, Jan. 13, 2017
Here is a very useful, synoptic guide to the American charter-school sector upon its 25th anniversary. On the latter, for example, they note disagreement between Paul Hill and Robin Lake, colleagues within the Center on Reinventing Public Education, but they demur on taking a side themselves. Read More

U of Washington offers social justice workshops for librarians

campusreform.org, Jan. 13, 2017
The University of Washington-Bothell is offering its librarians social justice training to “interrupt acts of oppression,” such as when a male coworker speaks condescendingly to a female. Read More

Victims’ loved ones share their pain as Mukilteo shooter Allen Ivanov is sentenced to life

Seattletimes.com, Jan. 12, 2017
EVERETT — Grief and rage filled a Snohomish County courtroom Thursday as the family and friends of the three young people shot dead by Allen Ivanov at a Mukilteo house party last summer confronted the 20-year-old before seeing him sent to prison for the rest of his life. Bui and Ivanov were students at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Former UW Bothell student sentenced to life in prison for Mukilteo killings

Bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 12, 2017
Will Kramer bears the scars of violence. The former University of Washington-Bothell student admitted killing his former girlfriend, Anna Bui, and acquaintances Jacob Long and Jordan Ebner, all 19. Read More

Allen Ivanov sentence to life in prison

newsgrio.com, Jan. 12, 2017
Allen Ivanov, who killed three of his teenage friends last July when he opened fire at a Washington state house party, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole. Ivanov and Anna Bui were students at University of Washington Bothell.

Jilted boyfriend, 20, who gunned down his ex and two friends at a house party is sentenced to life without parole as relatives of the victim are left weeping in court

dailymail.co.uk, Jan. 12, 2017
Allen Ivanov, who killed three of his teenage friends last July when he opened fire at a Washington state house party, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole. Ivanov and Anna Bui were students at University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Allen Ivanov to Get Life in Prison for Killing 3 at Mukilteo Party

Chronline.com, Jan. 12, 2017
The 20-year-old college student whose jealous rage drove him to storm a Mukilteo house party in July and kill three former high-school schoolmates is expected to be sentenced Thursday morning to life in prison without the possibility of release. Ivanov and Anna Bui were students at University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Mukilteo mass murderer to face victims’ families at sentencing

Heraldnet.com, Jan. 12, 2017
EVERETT — A mass murderer from Mukilteo is scheduled to face the “conscience of the community” Thursday as the families of his victims tell a Snohomish County judge about the horror he unleashed when he began shooting at a July house party. Ivanov, a former University of Washington Bothell student, admitted killing his former girlfriend, Anna Bui, and acquaintances Jacob Long and Jordan Ebner, all 19. Read More

Michael Goldberg, educator, dies at 57

Jewishjournal.com, Jan. 11, 2017
Michael Lewis Goldberg, associate professor in the University of Washington-Bothell School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, died Dec. 26 in Los Angeles. 

Create Cooperation in Education

usnews.com, Jan. 11, 2017
Back in the 1980s, teacher union leader Albert Shanker proposed public charter schools as laboratories of innovation to incubate new approaches to public education that could be brought back into the traditional public school system. The Center for Reinventing Public Education tracks nearly two dozen school districts across the country that have signed charter-district compacts enabling both sectors to learn from each other. The center is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Special needs lawsuit could have major parental choice implications

redefinedonline.org, Jan. 10, 2017
The Senate will no longer hold confirmation hearings on prospective Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Wednesday, but another hearing will have at least as much potential to rock the world of public education. As Robin Lake of the Center on Reinventing Public Education has argued, a higher standard of education for special needs students could force all sides in the current battle over the future of public education to check some of their assumptions, and possibly, hopefully, find new ways to work together. The center is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

A Better Future for Rural Communities Starts at the Schoolhouse

educationnext.org, Jan. 11, 2017
Donald Trump’s voters in rural areas and small towns made a point: they were left behind while a lot of the country made economic progress and they want that to change. By Paul T. Hill, founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at University of Washington Bothell. Read More

STUDENTS CHOOSING UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BOTHELL FOR ACCESS TO EXCELLENCE, VALUE

Nwnews.com, Jan. 10, 2017
The University of Washington Bothell’s reputation for access to excellence and successful graduates continues to draw students from across the region. Read More

Research Article: Modeling Beta-Traces for Beta-Barrels from Cryo-EM Density Maps

hindawi.com, Jan. 10, 2017
Cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) has produced density maps of various resolutions. First author Dong Si, University of Washington Bothell Division of Computing and Software Systems. Read More

How Teachers Learn to Discuss Racism

Theatlantic.com, Jan. 9, 2017
After a rash of police killings last summer, H. Richard Milner, a professor of urban education at the University of Pittsburgh, set out to answer a question that had been gnawing at him for some time. A 2015 report from the Center for Reinventing Public Education offered a stark glimpse of the state of urban public schools, including one in four students not graduating from high school in four years. The center is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Searching for the little red fish in local streams

mi-reporter.com, Jan. 5, 2017
The student braces himself with a branch, as he slides his worn sneakers across the top of a logjam. The disturbance is perfect for Kokanee salmon, said Scott Miller, a biology major at the University of Washington’s Bothell Campus, while surveying the little creek. Read More

UW Bothell’s Michael Goldberg remembered as cherishing life

Heraldnet.com, Jan. 6, 2017
BOTHELL — Michael Goldberg was a lively teacher, a devoted family man and a voice of humor and gentle dissent. Goldberg started at UW Bothell in 1993, when the fledgling branch campus was leasing space and looking to grow. Read More

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Noted Education Speaker Comes to Garfield High

bigeducationape.blogspot.com, Jan. 5, 2017
Carol Burris will deliver a keynote address regarding the tremendous benefits of detracking, and how ranking students based on their perceived intellectual abilities creates defacto segregation in our schools. Wayne Au, Professor of Education at the University of Washington, Bothell, will also be joining us on a panel of local educators and students who will share their stories and insights regarding inclusion and high-stakes testing. Read More

UW BOTHELL DIGITAL FUTURE LAB DONATES 10,000 COPIES OF VIDEO GAME TO MILITARY NONPROFIT

nwnews.com, Jan. 3, 2017
The University of Washington Bothell’s Digital Future Lab has donated 10,000 copies of its first commercial video game to a nonprofit that supports members of the military and their families. Read More

Michael Goldberg, associate professor in the University of Washington Bothell School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, dies at 57

jewishjournal.com, Jan. 3, 2017
A child of Massachusetts and Los Angeles, and a resident of Kirkland, Washington, Michael Lewis Goldberg was an award-winning author and professor of American Studies at the University of Washington-Bothel since 1993 and received his Ph.D. from Yale University. 

Two Colorado districts plan to ask state board to up their quality ratings to stave off sanctions

chalkbeat.org, Jan. 3, 2017
Two low-performing Colorado school districts at different points on a path toward sanctions plan to appeal their state quality ratings to the State Board of Education. That’s one reason why Bethany Gross, a researcher at the Center for Reinventing Public Education, said she is reluctant to describe the system as inherently more “fair.” The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell video-game programming lab prepares grads for even non-computer jobs

seattletimes.com, Jan 2, 2017
It’s a computer game populated by floating, light-beam-wielding monsters, but “Ghostlight Manor” has another purpose beyond entertainment: to help newly minted grads better prepare for their first job. That’s the strategy behind the University of Washington Bothell’s Digital Future Lab, which runs a gaming studio as a novel way to get students ready for life after college. Read More

The Herald’s top stories of 2016: Challenges, tragedy, triumph

Heraldnet.com, Jan. 1, 2017
We know what it is like for a community to endure mass shootings. Less than six months later, the former University of Washington Bothell student pleaded guilty to multiple counts of aggravated murder and attempted murder. Read More

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