January - May 2017


February


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. Read More

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. Read More

‘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). Read More

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
BOTHEL, 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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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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