In the News

June - December 2009

The University of Washington Bothell is making news!

Following are articles pertaining to UW Bothell and its community members, organized in reverse chronological order from June through December 2009.

Mike Hope featured as one of the most inspiring people of 2009

Lake Stevens Journal, December 30, 2009
Mike Hope earned his Master’s Degree in Policy Studies at the University of Washington – Bothell where he also received the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award. Representative Hope graduated from the UW Bothell in 2006 with a Master’s degree in Policy Studies and is the first alumni to ever hold public office. Mike Hope featured as one of the most inspiring people of 2009

UW-Bothell’s Shayne releases 'They Used to Call Us Witches: Chilean Exiles, Culture and Feminism'

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, December 29, 2009
The University of Washington, Bothell's Dr. Julie Shayne, lecturer in the Center for University Studies and Programs and the Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences program, released her new book, "They Used to Call Us Witches: Chilean Exiles, Culture and Feminism," Dec. 28. UW-Bothell’s Shayne releases 'They Used to Call Us Witches: Chilean Exiles, Culture and Feminism'

University of Washington, Bothell to host Nursing Career Advancement Day Fair Jan. 19

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, December 29, 2009
The University of Washington, Bothell will host its seventh annual Nursing Career Advancement Day Fair from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Jan. 19. University of Washington, Bothell to host Nursing Career Advancement Day Fair Jan. 19

New book releases with local ties include Ann Putnam's 'Full Moon at Noontide: A Daughter's Last Goodbye'

The Seattle Times, December 28, 2009
"Moving the Rock: Poverty and Faith in a Black Storefront Church" by Mary E. Abrums is featured in a selection of new titles by Washington authors, or of local interest, by the Seattle Times. Mary E. Abrums is an anthropologist and associate professor in the nursing program at the University of Washington, Bothell. New book releases with local ties include Ann Putnam's 'Full Moon at Noontide: A Daughter's Last Goodbye'

Boeing's missed opportunity with the Machinists

The Seattle Times, December 17, 2009
Boeing squandered an opportunity for a new kind of labor relations in its recent negotiations with the International Association of Machinists, writes University of Washington Bothell professor Dan Jacoby. These approaches eventually will force a new form of global labor to more successfully address the rising desperation. Boeing's missed opportunity with the Machinists

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UW-Bothell professor first US cultural envoy to Pakistan in 30 years

Komo News, December 17, 2009
It seems that the chance of being a cultural envoy to Pakistan comes around once every 30 years or so.  But that was the chance UW-Bothell professor Kanta Kochhar-Lindgren was given. UW-Bothell professor first US cultural envoy to Pakistan in 30 years Also featured in The Everett Herald.

University of Washington Bothell may take Cascadia Community College space

Everett Herald, December 12, 2009
That would give UW Bothell more space to grow and allow it to add thousands more students. The branch campus already hopes to double its enrollment over the…University of Washington Bothell may Take Cascadia Community College Space

The ‘Master’s Pay Bump’

Education Week, December 1, 2009
To assert that it is misguided to pay teachers more for earning a master’s degree (the “master’s bump”) can cause quite a dust-up…The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Marguerite Roza is the author of this article. The 'Master's Pay Bump'

UW-Bothell MBA program earns rankings

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, November 30, 2009
Business Week magazine recently ranked UW-Bothell’s part-time master in business administration (MBA) program as third in the Pacific Northwest and 51st in the country. UW-Bothell MBA program earns rankings

Performance varies for charter schools

Al.com, November 29, 2009
BEULAH, Fla. -- Before there was a lottery to get into the Beulah Academy of Science, parents would camp out in the parking lot overnight to try to get their children enrolled. Statistics and trends from the Center on Reinventing Education are used as support for this article. Performance varies for charter schools

AEA chief Paul Hubbert says he’ll battle to keep charter schools out of Alabama

Al.com, November 20, 2009
Despite the variations among charter schools, they more often outperform than under-perform traditional public schools, according to the National Charter School Research Project conducted by the University of Washington Bothell. AEA chief Paul Hubbert says he'll battle to keep charter schools out of Alabama

Tech Trivia: Can you match the acquired company with the price?

TechFlash, November 17, 2009
At the TechFlash Holiday Party & Birthday Bash next month, we'll be hosting our first-ever Seattle tech trivia competition. The University of Washington Bothell’s Master of Business administration is sponsoring the event. Tech Trivia: Can you match the acquired company with the price

Higher Family Incomes Equate to More Transportation Options for School Choice, Survey Finds

School Transportation News, November 5, 2009
Researchers from the University of Denver and the University of Washington Bothell surveyed 600 parents with income of up to $75,000 a year who live in two urban school districts in Denver and Washington, D.C. They found that those parents who had limited transportation options for their children are less satisfied with their children's current school than those who do not have barriers to transportation to schools of choice. Higher Family Incomes Equates to More Transportation Options for School Choice, Survey Finds

The Socioeconomics of Education: It comes down to choices (and a yellow bus alternative)

School Transportation News, November 5, 2009
transportation systems are essential to providing educational equality, a point with which a July study by the Center on Reinventing Public Education and an American School Bus Council survey of parents released in August agreed. The Socioeconomics of Education: It comes down to choices (an a yellow bus alternative)

Seen in DC

Office of External Affairs: Federal Relations Blog, November 5, 2009
Brad Portin, Director and Professor of Education at UW Bothell, was in DC mid-October to attend an educational conference… Kenyon Chan, Chancellor of the UW Bothell campus, and Kelly Snyder, Director of Government and Community Relations at the Bothell campus, were both in DC October 20-22 to meet with Members of Congress and organizations of higher education. Seen in DC

Higher Family Incomes Equate to More Transportation Options for School Choice, Survey Finds

School Transportation News, November 5, 2009
Researchers from the University of Denver and the University of Washington Bothell surveyed 600 parents with income of up to $75,000 a year who live in two urban school districts in Denver and Washington, D.C. They found that those parents who had limited transportation options for their children are less satisfied with their children's current school than those who do not have barriers to transportation to schools of choice. Higher Family Incomes Equate to More Transportation Options for School Choice, Survey Finds
 

UW Bothell – Nationally Ranked!

BusinessWeek, November 4, 2009
Part-time MBA programs are a good option for people who don’t want to quit working to go back to school. Once thought of as a way to advance an existing career, part-time MBA programs have become a suitable option for career changers as well. UW Bothell’s business school has been ranked by BusinessWeek as 51st in the nation, and 3rd in the entire state. UW Bothell – Nationally Ranked!

 

 

 

 

UW-Bothell receives math-education funding

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, November 2, 2009
University of Washington Bothell assistant professor of education Robin Angotti, Ph.D., has received funding from the Higher Education Coordinating (HEC) Board for an innovative program designed to bring middle- and high-school-level mathematics instruction up to 21st-century technology standards. The $660,220 grant funds “Math 2.0: Teaching Math in a Technical World. UW-Bothell receives math-education funding


Drivers should be cruising in new I-405 lane come June

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, November 3, 2009
Besides addressing afternoon congestion, Hoffman and others have said widening 405 will help drivers accessing the University of Washington, Bothell and the various business centers in Canyon Park. Drivers should be cruising in new I-405 lane come June
 

OC Hosts Colleges and Universities for Fair

Kitsap Sun, November 2, 2009
The following colleges and universities will be at the event: The Art Institute of Seattle, Central Washington University…University of Washington Bothell…OC Hosts Colleges and Universities for Fair

Crews break ground on I-405 congestion relief project in Bothell

Seattle PI Blogs, October 28, 2009
The stretch of freeway has become a choke point with traffic trying to exit at state Route 527 and drivers entering I-405 from state Route 522. There is traffic from the nearby business parks and the University of Washington's Bothell campus. Crews break ground on I-405 congestion relief project in Bothell

UW Bothell Chancellor Champions for Diversity Among College Leadership

Equity Training and Development Team Blog, October 22, 2009
“There’s a lack of real mentorship” for minority faculty who want to move up in the ranks, Chan said during a meeting Tuesday with the editorial board of Diverse. UW Bothell Chancellor Champions for Diversity Among College Leadership

UW Bothell, Bellevue host Indian ambassador Meera Shankar

Bellevue Reporter, October 23, 2009
The University of Washington Bothell and the city of Bellevue hosted Her Excellency Meera Shankar, the Indian Ambassador to the United States...UW Bothell, Bellevue host Indian ambassador Meera Shankar.

Mediocre? Not Us!

Inside Higher Ed, October 23, 2009
All colleges and graduate schools of education must do a better job of preparing future teachers for the classroom…many leaders of teacher education programs said they agreed with his comments, but it was hard to find any who said they thought his criticisms applied to their institutions. UW Bothell’s Chancellor, Kenyon Chan and Director of the Education Program, Brad Portin are quoted. Mediocre? Not Us!

UW-Bothell to host research symposium

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, October 22, 2009
The University of Washington, Bothell’s Office of Research Support will host its first symposium from 1-5 p.m. Oct. 23 on campus in the North Creek Events Center.UW-Bothell to host research symposium

Biofuels do harm, aren’t they?

Ukrainian Biofuel Portal, October 22, 2009
New research led by a biologist at the University of Washington, Bothell, shows that some of the most popular current biofuel stocks might have exactly the opposite impacts than intended. Professor Martha Groom is quoted. Biofuels do harm, aren’t they?

 

UW Bothell Chancellor Champions For Diversity Among College Leadership 

DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Ed, October 21, 2009
The under-representation of minorities, particularly Asian-Americans, in U.S. college presidencies can be due to the fact that many potential minority leaders in the faculty ranks are “ignored” and “overlooked,” said University of Washington Bothell Chancellor Dr. Kenyon S. Chan, who encourages chancellors to think hard about how they develop leadership on their campuses. UW Bothell Chancellor Champions for Diversity Amount College Leadership.


Don’t let your computer get sick, too

The UW Daily, October 20, 2009
The UW is in the process of converting from McAfee anti-virus software to Sophos... Sophos was selected by a multidisciplinary committee comprised of UW faculty and staff drawn from both the Seattle campus and branch campuses at Bothell and Tacoma. Don't let your computer get sick, too

UW-Bothell sees record enrollment for fall 2009

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, October 14, 2009
The University of Washington, Bothell is seeing record enrollment for fall 2009.UW-Bothell sees record enrollment for fall 2009

Thailand Trip is Life Changing

Woodinville Weekly, October 13, 2009
The beauty of travel is in its ability to open the eyes and broaden the mind. And for some, like Kelsey Frost, it can be a life changing experience.Thailand Trip is Life Changing

 

Fall Enrollment Up at Wash. Public Universities

The Seattle Times, October 13, 2009
Fall enrollment is up at Washington’s public universities this fall…UW Bothell..report[ed] record enrollment increases.Fall Enrollment Up at Wash. Public Universities

University of Washington Bothell says fall attendance set record

Puget Sound Business Journal, October 13, 2009
The University of Washington Bothell campus said fall enrollment set a record. University of Washington Bothell says fall attendance set record


Fall enrollment up at Wash. public universities**

Seattle Times, October 14, 2009
While Washington State, UW Bothell, Eastern Washington and Central Washington all report record enrollment increases. Fall enrollment up at Wash. public universities.

**AP story picked up by multiple news outlets including:
KING 5 News (Seattle), The Spokesman-Review, The Register-Guard, KPLU, The Eastern WA & Northern ID Blog, Q-13 FOX, The Olympian, KNDO-KNDU Tri-Cities, Bellingham Herald, KGW-TV Portland, Business Pulse of Skagit County, KOMO-4 News

 

Online Degree for Hands-on Profession

The UW Daily, October 13, 2009
This summer, the University of Washington, Bothell (UWB) garnered approval from Washington state’s Higher Education Coordinating Board to implement a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) program this winter.Online Degree for Hands-on Profession

UW-Bothell nursing program gets new home

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, October 12, 2009
On Oct. 5, Skagit Valley College welcomed the University of Washington, Bothell’s nursing program to its new location in Laura Angst Hall on the Mount Vernon Campus.UW-Bothell nursing program gets new home

An Overlooked Institution Struggles to Remain Relevant

Education Week, October 12, 2009
School boards are an American tradition, but whether they’re up to the task of governing local districts in an era of increasing federal and state control is a matter of debate. The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Paul T. Hill is quoted. An Overlooked Institution Struggles to Remain Relevant

Education Secretary Leads Chorus Calling for Big City-Hall Role

Education Week, October 12, 2009
The troubles that plague many local school boards prompt some observers to throw up their hands. But when it comes to big-city districts, there's a popular remedy that continues to gain momentum: mayoral control. The Center on Reinventing Public Education's Paul t. Hill is quoted. Education Secretary Leads Chorus Calling for Big City-Hall Role

Front Porch: Ethnic Elder Resource Fair is Saturday

Everett Herald, October 8, 2009
Transfer fair offered at UW-Bothell: The University of Washington's Bothell campus has scheduled a transfer fair from 11 am to 2 pm today. Front Porch: Ethnic Elder Resource Fair is Saturday

'Promotion of theatre and dance may help thwart terror'

Daily Times, October 8, 2009
Professor Kanta Kochhar-Lindgren, an associate professor at the University of Washington, Bothell and a performer, dancer...'Promotion of theatre and dance may help thwart terror'

Looking to Transfer to a Four Year University?

Yakima Herald, October 2, 2009
Students can get information about various universities at the Washington Council’s Fall Transfer Fair on Monday. The colleges expected to attend this fall fair are…University of Washington Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma, Washington State University Pullman & Tri Cities, Whitworth University and Western Washington University. Looking to Transfer to a Four Year University?

New access ramp smoothes way to UW Bothell from I-405

UWeek, October 1, 2009
…the long-awaited SR 522 campus access project was unveiled, providing access to UW Bothell and Cascadia Community College from Interstate 405 through a new south entrance.New access ramp smoothes way to UW Bothell from I-405

Air pollutants from abroad a growing concern, says new report

EurekAlert, September 29, 2009
WASHINGTON - Plumes of harmful air pollutants can be transported across oceans and continents - from Asia to the United States and from the United States to Europe - and have a negative impact on air quality far from their original sources, says a new report by the National Research Council. Professor Dan Jaffe contributed to this report. Air pollutants from abroad a growing concern, says new report

Teacher Equity: Effective Teachers for All Children 

Committee on Education and Labor, September 30, 2009
On Wednesday, September 30, the House Education and Labor Committee will hold a hearing to examine the progress states and schools districts have made toward ensuring that every child is taught by an effective teacher. The center on Reinventing Public Education's Marguerite Roza will be testifying. Teacher Equity: Effective Teachers for All Children

Taxpayers' investment in our colleges pays off

Everett Herald, September 30, 2009
It is back to school this week for students at Everett and Edmonds community colleges, the University of Washington Bothell campus, and numerous other public higher education colleges around the state.Taxpayers' investment in our colleges pays off

New ramp will allow 'UW-Bothell to grow,' says Chancellor Chan

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, September 28, 2009
On Sept. 18, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and the UW-Bothell held a ribbon cutting for the new Interstate 405/State Route 522 ramp leading to the joint campus of the university and Cascadia Community College.New ramp will allow 'UW-Bothell to grow,' says Chancellor Chan

Simon Offers Broad Vision as UW's Top Regent

The News Tribune, September 24, 2009
As a regent, Simon has not had a narrow "what's-in-it-for-my-hometown" focus. He's been concerned with the health of the entire UW - the main campus and the smaller campuses in Tacoma and Bothell. Simon Offers Broad Vision as UW's Top Regent
 

Algae: Fuel of the Future

Environmental Science and Technology, September 2009
"There are a lot of opportunities to address multiple problems that might make algae all the more attractive," says Martha Groom, a conservation biologist who is at the University of Washington Bothell and studies land and habitat issues associated with energy development. Algae: Fuel of the Future

N.Y.C. Charters Found to Close Gaps

Education Week, September 22, 2009
New York City's charter schools are making strides in closing achievement gaps between disadvantaged inner-city students and their better-off suburban counterparts, a new study concludes. The Center on Reinventing Public Education's Robin Lake is quoted. N.Y.C. Charters Found to Close Gaps

New Ramp is Ready to Roll at UW-Bothell, Cascadia

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, September 18, 2009
Facing the new Interstate 405/State Route 522 ramp that will allow the University of Washington, Bothell to grow to 10,000 students, UW-Bothell Chancellor Kenyon Chan addressed the crowd at the Sept. 18 ribbon cutting.New Ramp is Ready to Roll at UW-Bothell, Cascadia

WSDOT opens new UW Bothell/Cascadia Community College south campus entrance ahead of schedule

WSDOT News, September 18, 2009
Students at the UW Bothell/Cascadia Community College campus will have a new way to get to school when classes start this month.WSDOT opens new UW Bothell/Cascadia Community College south campus entrance ahead of schedule

University of Washington Bothell math program gets $660K grant

Triangle Business Journal, September 11, 2009
A University of Washington Bothell instructor will receive a $660,220 grant to try and improve math education for middle and high school students. University of Washington Bothell math program gets $660K grant

Tricky Road Ahead for Innovation Fund

Education Week, September 9, 2009
The U.S. Department of Education—which last month offered an early glimpse of its intentions for the competitive grant program under the economic-stimulus package—is already looking for ways to expand and sustain the short-term innovation fund’s reach…Robin J. Lake, the associate director of the Center for Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington in Bothell, cautions that replication of successful approaches has proven especially difficult.Tricky Road Ahead for Innovation Fund
 

Tulalip Tribes aim to be rural broadband hub in Washington

TechFlash, September 4, 2009
"We want to be the hub and we've got the facilities and capabilities to do it," said Greg Keith, assistant director of Tulalip Data Services, who helped draft the tribes' application for the federal stimulus funds. Greg Keith is a recent graduate of the UW Bothell C.S.S. program. Professor Bill Erdly of UW Bothell also works with the Tulalip Tribes in the founding of Tulalip Data Services in the development of the Washington State Rural Broadband Cooperative. Tulalip Tribes aim to be rural broadband hub in Washington

Cop by day, author by night: Seattle Police captain releases second novel

Seattle P.I., September 4, 2009
Neil Low enrolled in writing classes at the University of Washington's Bothell campus in 1995, balancing his classes and police shifts with fluctuating schedules. He graduated cum laude in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in comparative U.S. studies.Cop by day, author by night: Seattle Police captain releases second novel

This Fall on Campus, Coffee 101

Puget Sound Business Journal, September 4, 2009
Freshman at UW Bothell this fall can sign up for a course that will cover the cultural and economic histories around coffee and also study how movies and books have represented coffee from ''crop to cup,'' said Robin Oppenheimer, who is teaching the course with Kristy Leissle.This Fall on Campus, Coffee 101

Book Signing & Wine Tasting With Seattle Cop/Author Neil Low At Vino Bello Sept. 11th

B-Town Blog, September 4, 2009
Neil Low is a Vietnam veteran and a cum laude graduate of the University of Washington's Bothell campus, where he also wrote for the school's weekly newspaper, The UW Bothell Commons.Book Signing & Wine Tasting With Seattle Cop/Author Neil Low At Vino Bello Sept. 11th

Arias joins UW-Bothell as Associate Director of Advancement

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, September 3, 2009
The University of Washington, Bothell has named Melissa Arias as its new associate director for advancement.Arias joins UW-Bothell as Associate Director of Advancement

UW-Bothell to Launch Electrical Engineering

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, September 3, 2009
The University of Washington, Bothell has received approval by the state Higher Education Coordinating Board to launch a bachelor of science in electrical engineering (BSEE) in winter 2010.UW-Bothell to Launch Electrical Engineering

University of Washington, Bothell announces Leadership MBA

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, September 3, 2009
The University of Washington, Bothell MBA (Master of Business Administration) Program's officials have announced what the university bills as a one-of-a-kind Leadership MBA (LMBA) at its Eastside Leadership Center in Bellevue. University of Washington, Bothell announces Leadership MBA

Helping Your College Student Cope with Stress

Journal Media Group, August 31, 2009
Leah Bridger, senior counselor at the University of Washington Bothell campus, offers advice to students on a regular basis about how to handle the stresses of college life.Helping Your College Student Cope with Stress

From crammed to pristine clean, garages are extensions of ourselves

The Seattle Times, August 30, 2009
...rows of bicycle frames hanging from the ceiling, used for Zapata Cycles, the business he started recently here with brothers Rich and Andy Zapata and Julie Archibald. The brothers build eco-friendly bikes out of vintage frames, giving them a dash of bright color and wicked wheel rims in finishes such as faux wood grain. Cisco Zapata and Julie Archibald, UW Bothell MBA Class of 2008.From crammed to pristine clean, garages are extensions of ourselves

Renewable Technologies Increase Energy Sprawl

Nature News, August 26, 2009
Millions of hectares of land will be needed to meet growing energy demands in the United States over the next two decades, according to new 'energy sprawl' estimates. Professor Martha Groom is quoted.Renewable Technologies Increase Energy Sprawl

In Defense of the MBA

Business Week, August 24, 2009
MBA education transforms lives and careers. Director of the UW Bothell Business Department, Sandeep Krishnamurthy is the author of this article. In Defense of the MBA

UW Bothell to offer electrical engineering

UWeek, August 20, 2009
The UW Bothell has received approval from the state Higher Education Coordinating Board to launch a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program (BSEE) in Winter, 2010.UW Bothell to offer electrical engineering

UW Bothell offers new, off-campus student housing

The UW Daily, August 19, 2009
For the first time, students at the University of Washington Bothell will have a new concern going into the upcoming school year: how to decorate their rooms.UW Bothell offers new, off-campus student housing

Workers ramped up to finish UW-Bothell/Cascadia campus project

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, August 18, 2009
Director of government and community relations for UW-Bothell, Kelly Snyder said 25 percent of her school's student population comes from Snohomish County and obviously will benefit directly from the off-ramp.Workers ramped up to finish UW-Bothell/Cascadia campus project

Questioning Teachers' 'Master's Bump'  

The Post-Journal, August 16, 2009
According to a report compiled recently by the Center on Reinventing Public Education, the added value placed upon teachers attaining master's degrees should be re-evaluated not only because of the cost to districts, but because the added education doesn't always result in a better education for students anyway.Questioning Teachers' 'Master's Bump'

Education Reform in Washington State

KUOW, August 12, 2009
While the nation is focused on health care, major education reform is already underway. The Center on Reinventing Public Education's Robin Lake is a guest on the show. Education Reform in Washington State

Teacher Salary Tradeoffs

The Ed Money Watch Blog, August 11, 2009
A recently released study by Marguerite Roza from the Center on Reinventing Public Education outlines several options districts can use to balance their budgets.Teacher Salary Tradeoffs

Billions of Stimulus Money Goes Unspent 

NPR, August 10, 2009
Marguerite Roza, Research Assoc. Professor in the College of Education and Senior Scholar for the Center on Reinventing Public Education was interviewed for Morning Edition on NPR.Billions of Stimulus Money Goes Unspent

School finances: Trimming teacher pay could reduce layoffs, larger classes

UWeek, August 6, 2009
For decades, various stakeholder groups have campaigned for both higher teacher wages and reduced class sizes," says Marguerite Roza, a senior scholar at the UW Center on Reinventing Public Education and a research associate professor with the College of Education.School finances: Trimming teacher pay could reduce layoffs, larger classes

Teacher Beat: Two Must Read Studies on Teachers

Education Week, August 6, 2009
...at Inside School Research, colleague Debra Viadero profiles a couple of must-read studies related to teachers. One of them, by Marguerite Roza at the Center for Reinventing Public Education, suggests that it's well nigh impossible to keep class sizes the same, keep all teachers employed, and continue to give all teachers their contractual "step" raises in a budget downturn...Teacher Beat: Two Must Read Studies on Teachers

Should Teacher's Get Paid for Earning A Master's?*

The Wenatchee World Online, August 5, 2009
The money school districts spend on incentives and pay raises for teachers can be put to better use elsewhere in the budget, such as school reform or teacher pay that's linked to student achievement, argue Marguerite Roza and Raegan Miller...

Study: Master's Degrees A Waste of Money

State Bill Colorado, August 3, 2009
"On average, master's degrees in education bear no relation to student achievement," concludes a new briefing paper from the Center On Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.Study: Master's Degrees A Waste of Money

Around the County

The Everett Herald, August 3, 2009
University of Washington's Bothell campus has selected Portland, Ore.-based Thomas Hacker and Associates as the architect for the design of its third campus building.Around the County

Biz Bits-People

The Everett Herald, August 3, 2009
Melissa Arias has been named associate director for advancement at the University of Washington's Bothell campus.Biz Bits-People

Report Knocks Pay Bump For Teachers *

Vancouver Columbian, July 31, 2009
As school districts nip and tuck their budgets, some for the eighth and ninth years in a row, a University of Washington researcher is saying they’re doing it all wrong. Center for Reinventing Education's Marguerite Roza is quoted.

UW-Bothell procures keys to the Campus View Apartments

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, July 27, 2009
"Housing is one of the things our students most frequently request," said Marilyn Cox, vice chancellor for administration and planning at the University of Washington, Bothell.UW-Bothell procures keys to the Campus View Apartments

State Educators Deliberate on Developing Human Capital

University of Delaware: UDaily, July 27, 2009
More than 300 Delaware educators joined together to discuss "Developing Human Capital at the Building Level" during the seventh annual education Policy and Practice Institute held June 24 in Dover. In the second keynote speech for the day, Bradley Portin of the University of Washington shared his findings from a study of Delaware's teacher leaders.State Educators Deliberate on Developing Human Capital

University of Washington Bothell Achieves Greater Budget Transparency with eThority 

PRWeb, July 27, 2009
With eThority we have been able to keep our stakeholders well-informed and provide widespread insight into how money is being used at a very detailed level. "This is especially important in a tough budget year," said Marilyn Cox, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Planning at UW Bothell. University of Washington Bothell Achieves Greater Budget Transparency with eThority

As Charter Schools Unionize, Many Debate Effect

The New York Times, July 26, 2009
"A charter school is a more fragile host than a school district," said Paul T. Hill, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington. "Labor unrest in a charter school can wipe it out fast. It won't go well for unions if the schools they organize decline in quality or go bust." Saving the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

For Mozilla and Google, Group Hugs are Getting Tricky

The New York Times, July 25, 2009
"Mozilla is about a community coming together and saying it can compete with the largest software company in the world," says Sandeep Krishnamurthy, director of the business administration program at the University of Washington at Bothell, who recently wrote a paper on Firefox's success...For Mozilla and Google, Group Hugs are Getting Tricky

Saving the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Scientific American, July 23, 2009
Many so-called;"charismatic megafauna,"; which conservationists select as mascots-or "poster children", are chosen for their looks rather than their ecological importance, notes biologist David Stokes of the University of Washington in Bothell.Saving the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

More pressure to reform teacher pay

Philadelphia Public Schools: The Notebook, July 23, 2009
The Center for American Progress and the Center for Reinventing Public Education released a report concluding that money paid by school districts to teachers for acquiring master's degrees -- especially in education rather than a content area -- is largely wasted. More pressure to reform teacher pay

Higher Education 101: What undergraduate degrees are offered at UW Bothell and UW Tacoma?

Seattle's Info 101 in the Examiner. Com, July 23, 2009
Got your heart set on wearing purple and gold?...there are two smaller UW campuses very nearby which may be an even better fit for you. They are UW Bothell and UW Tacoma. Class sizes at UW Bothell and UW Tacoma are smaller, providing a excellent opportunities for interaction with faculty. UW Bothell offers day and evening classes which provides a bit more flexibility for students who have to work. Higher Education 101: What undergraduate degrees are offered at UW Bothell and UW Tacoma?

Report: School Districts Should Rethink Pay Bump for Teachers with Masters Degrees

University Week, July 23, 2009
A new study from the UW's Center on Reinventing Public Education and the education think tank the Center for American Progress questions whether extra pay for masters-level teacher experience improves student achievement. The report says school districts would be "foolhardy" not to rethink such premium pay levels.Report: School Districts Should Rethink Pay Bump for Teachers with Masters Degrees

What is the Future of Adult Entertainment?

Weekday on KUOW 94.9, July 23, 2009
...a recent decision by a King County Superior Judge opens the door for new strip clubs near Safeco and Qwest Field. Kari Lerum [will be a guest on the show] is an assistant professor of Sociology at the University of Washington Bothell whose work focuses on ethnographic studies of the sex and service industries...What is the Future of Adult Entertainment?

Report Urges Halt to Extra Pay for Master's Degrees

Education Week, July 21, 2009
States are spending billions in education dollars each year rewarding teachers for earning advanced degrees that show little correlation with improved student achievement, a report released yesterday concludes as cited by Professor Marguerite Roza of the Center for Reinventing Public Education at University of Washington, in Seattle. Report Urges Halt to Extra Pay for Master's Degrees

With Layoffs, Teacher Seniority Reconsidered

KPLU, July 20, 2009
Layoffs in Seattle and elsewhere in the region have raised a chorus of voices who say seniority rules are outdated, and it's time to reward teacher effectiveness. "It's really hard to make the case that seniority-based reductions in force are the way to go when student achievement is your bottom line," says Dan Goldhaber with the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education. With Layoffs, Teacher Seniority Reconsidered

Higher Family Incomes Equate to More Transportation Options For School Choice

School Transportation News, July 20, 2009
Researchers from the University of Denver and the University of Washington Bothell surveyed...and found that those parents who had limited transportation options for their children are less satisfied with their children's current school than those who do not have barriers to transportation to schools of choice.Higher Family Incomes Equate to More Transportation Options For School Choice

Center on Reinventing Public Education: Transit Issues Snag School Choice in Colorado

Denver Post, July 18, 2009
Many poor families say they would like to send their children to better schools but don't because of transportation hurdles, according to a study by the Center on Reinventing Public Education. The study surveyed 600 low- to moderate-income families in Denver and Washington, D.C., to determine how transportation issues affected school choice...Center on Reinventing Public Education: Transit Issues Snag School Choice in Colorado

Family Circle: Kenmore is one of top 10 towns

Woodinville Weekly, July 14, 2009
It's official. Family Circle, one of the most widely read monthly magazines in the world, has named Kenmore, Wash., as one of the 10 Best Towns for families in the U.S.Family Circle: Kenmore is one of top 10 towns

UW-B to offer student housing this fall

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, July 14, 2009
In response to growing enrollment and as an expansion of its student life offerings, the University of Washington, Bothell is offering students the opportunity to live in campus housing starting in fall quarter, September 2009.UW-B to offer student housing this fall

Study Finds Transportation a Barrier to School-Choice

Education Week, July 13, 2009
...According to a new survey report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education..., transportation problems prevent as many as one quarter of families from enrolling their children in schools of choice...Study Finds Transportation a Barrier to School Choice

Duncan Needs to Pressure Washington State

The Quick and the Ed, July 13, 2009
...It is also home to the Center for Reinventing Public Education, one of the leading charter school research groups that could help design an effective charter approval and oversight process. So, here is a state where charter schools could really make an impact, but the state is not stepping up...Duncan Needs to Pressure Washington State

UW Bothell to Offer Student Housing in the Fall

UWeek, July 9, 2009
... In response to requests for housing at UW Bothell, the UW has leased a building about a five-minute walk from the UWB campus with 24 furnished one-bedroom apartments...UW Bothell to Offer Student Housing in the Fall

UW Bothell Will Offer Student Housing This Fall

The Seattle Times, July 8, 2009
... The University of Washington, Bothell, will offer student housing for the first time this fall. A new UW apartment complex, a short walk from the campus...UW Bothell Will Offer Student Housing This Fall

Student Director Takes Leadership Role

The Mukilteo Beacon, July 8, 2009
Samantha Olmstead, the new student director of ACES High School, wanted to serve on the Mukilteo school board for the 2009-2010 school not only because it is a great opportunity, but because it would have made her mom proud. Her mother passed away about seven months ago from breast cancer and bone cancer...Olmstead plans to earn an associate degree in pre-nursing at Edmonds Community College and then transfer to the University of Washington Bothell campus for its nursing program. She wants to be a nurse practitioner...Student Director Takes Leadership Role

UW Bothell is Offering Nearby Housing for Students

The Everett Herald, July 7, 2009
...Student housing will be available for the first time this fall at the University of Washington's Bothell campus...UW Bothell is Offering Nearby Housing for Students

Around the County: UW Bothell Day at the Aquasox

The Everett Herald, July 6, 2009
... Alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the University of Washington Bothell are invited to cheer on the Everett Aquasox as they take on the Eugene Emeralds on Aug. 8 at Memorial Stadium in Everett...UW Bothell Day at the Aquasox

Collins is focused on biotechnology at UW-B

Bothell Reporter, June 15, 2009
... "The challenge has been sustaining and attracting new companies," Collins said. With an eye toward solving that problem and building on the success already evident, Collins and two of his colleagues launched the Biotechnology and Biomedical Technology Institute at UW-Bothell. Collins is focused on biotechnology at UW-B

Study Casts Doubt on Charter School Results

Education Week, June 15, 2009
... Its almost meaningless to try and assess the average national performance of charter schools, Ms. Lake, the executive director of the National Charter School Research Project at the University of Washington, wrote in an e-mail. Study Casts Doubt on Charter School Results

Milestones marked at UWT commencement

The News Tribune, June 13, 2009
... She added that many class members transferred to the UW Seattle or UW Bothell. Milestones marked at UWT commencement

Tenured Faculty at Community College Favorably Impact Student Transfer Decisions

Diverse Issues in Higher Education, June 12, 2009
... Simply awarding more faculty members tenure will not increase an institution's transfer rates, says Dr. Betheny Gross, a research consultant at the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education and author of the report. Tenured Faculty at Community College Favorably Impact Student Transfer Decisions

Conference on New Jersey Poet William Carlos Williams

New Jersey Monthly, June 12, 2009
... The conference will also include presentations by ... Joe Milutis, University of Washington-Bothell ... Conference on New Jersey Poet William Carlos Williams

Puget Sound Energy Foundation to Award $119,000 in Charitable Grants to 42 Local Organizations as Part of First Funding Round in 2009

Yahoo Finance, June 11, 2009
... University of Washington Bothell Business Development Center. Puget Sound Energy Foundation to Award $119,000 in Charitable Grants to 42 Local Organizations as Part of First Funding Round in 2009

On The Road With AAC&U

Association of American Colleges and Universities, June/July 2009
Susan Albertine, AAC&U senior director for LEAP states initiatives, visited the University of Washington-Bothell campus on May 22 to discuss LEAP and the Educated Citizen and Public Health project and gave a panel presentation situating integrative public health study for undergraduates within broader campus sustainability initiatives. On The Road With AAC&U

Highway 522 will close at night in Bothell

The Everett Herald, June 10, 2009
... This work is part of the Highway 522 UW-Bothell/Cascadia Community College Access Project. Highway 522 will close at night in Bothell

Possible cars of the future visit UW-Bothell

Bothell Reporter, June 9, 2009
Evan Whitlock said he only noticed one difference after test driving one of the even dozen hydrogen-powered cars that were roaming the University of Washington, Bothell campus on June 2. Possible cars of the future visit UW-Bothell

Dual Aims in Stimulus Stir Tension

Education Week, June 9, 2009
... (The "K-12 Spending: No Guarantees" chart is pulled from Marguerite Roza's latest Rapid Response brief [Ranking the States: Federal Education Stimulus Money and Prospects for Reform]) Dual Aims in Stimulus Stir Tension

Singh, Cushman and Brown to be honored at UWB commencement

Bothell Reporter, June 5, 2009
The University of Washington, Bothell will hold its 18th commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. June 14 at the Hec Edmundson Pavilion, Bank of America Arena, UW Seattle. ... Additionally, it will honor its student commencement speaker, Gurpreet Singh; President's Medalist, Melissa Cushman; and Chancellor's Medalist, Debbie Brown. Singh, Cushman and Brown to be honored at UWB commencement

Commencement weekend June 12-14 at UW's three campuses

University Week, June 4, 2009
... UW Bothell will hold ceremonies at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 14 in the Bank of America Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. ... UW Bothell will award an estimated 610 bachelor's degrees, 110 master's degrees and also will recognize students receiving their Washington State teaching certificates. Commencement weekend June 12-14 at UW's three campuses

Littig receives UWB teaching award

Bothell Reporter, June 3, 2009
The University of Washington, Bothell has named professor Peter Littig recipient of the school's 2009 Distinguished Teaching Award. *ALSO SEE "Best and Brightest 2009" Littig receives UWB teaching award

Krishnamurthy to head UWB business program

Bothell Reporter, June 3, 2009
University of Washington, Bothell Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Jeffords has announced Sandeep Krishnamurthy as incoming director of the business program.Krishnamurthy to head UWB business program

Fuel cell cars cruise into Seattle

Seattle Examiner, June 2, 2009
... The drive was a short one, around the Bothell campus, but if you were a passenger, the only clue that the car ran on hydrogen was the lack of engine noise. *ALSO SEE "Hydrogen Road Tour stops in Bothell" Fuel cell cars cruise into Seattle

Breaking Down School Budgets

Education Next, Summer 2009
(Author Marguerite Roza is senior scholar at the Center on Reinventing Public Education and a research associate professor at the University of Washington College of Education.) Breaking Down School Budgets

Hydrogen road tour coming to Bothell

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, June 1, 2009
King County, the city of Bothell and the University of Washington Bothell will host the Hydrogen Road Tour on Tuesday. The tour features fuel cell vehicles and will run from 7 to 10 a.m. at the UW Bothell. Hydrogen road tour coming to Bothell

Cleaning Up

The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 1 ,2009
... How had I accumulated so much stuff? (Author Andrea Kovalesky is an associate professor of nursing at the University of Washington at Bothell.) Cleaning Up

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Did You Know?

UW Bothell will celebrate its 25th anniversary during the 2014-15 school year.