June - December 2010

December

Some Commercial Real Estate Sectors are Likely to feel More Recovery

Snohomish County Business Journal, December 30, 2010
Bothell is emerging as the next city on the verge of greatness as can-do political leadership is embarking on a plan to create a town center and position that city for great things…Some Commercial Real Estate Sectors are Likely to feel More Recovery

Opportunity for Higher Education Knocks

Snohomish County Business Journal, December 30, 2010
EVERETT — Higher education is alive and well in Snohomish County. Local institutions enjoy increased enrollment and program opportunities are keeping pace. Opportunity for Higher Education Knocks

Charter Schools Share Best Practices With Public Districts

Greenbay Press Gazette, December 16, 2010
WASHINGTON-Collaborations popping up across the country between charter and traditional public schools show promise that charter schools could fulfill their original purpose of becoming research-and-development hothouses for public education, champions of charters say. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Charter Schools Share Best Practices With Public Districts

Why Are Filipinos Better Represented in Theatre Than Other API groups?

Northwest Asian Weekly, December 16, 2010
It was through singing the song “Alright, Okay, You Win” in high school that roused the performing bug in Filipino American actress Heather Apellanes. Though Apellanes was trained in piano, that first solo performance set the stage for her eventual pursuits as a triple threat – a thespian skilled in acting, singing, and dancing. Professor Ben Gonio is mentioned. Why Are Filipinos Better Represented in Theatre Than Other API groups?

Vestal: More to Assessing Education Quality than Test Scores

The Spokesman-Review, December 15, 2010
We’re at an interesting moment with the public part of public education. Years into the “assessment” craze, we’re compiling ever more data about our schools – and providing precious little useful information about how they’re really doing. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Vestal: More to Assessing Education Quality than Test Scores

Surgery May Be Killer on Climate

Discovery News, December 14, 2010
Next time you go under the knife for a surgical procedure, you might want to think twice about the environment. Anesthetic gasses, found a new study, contribute to global warming more than you might expect. Surgery May Be Killer on Climate

Teach for America Looking to the Establish Presence in Seattle Schools

The Daily, December 9, 2010
Tom Stritikus hadn’t always planned on being a teacher, but after going through a program offering an alternative route to the profession, he is now the dean of the UW College of Education. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned… Teach for America Looking to the Establish Presence in Seattle Schools

Teacher learns a lot by listening

Science Line, December 8, 2010
Mary Abrums is an anthropologist and a nurse, a middle-class white woman who has immersed herself in the lives of black women, some of them quite poor. Teacher learns a lot by listening

Ugly Animals Need Love Too

Science Line, December 8, 2010
David Stokes, an ecologist at the University of Washington Bothell, agrees, noting that a biodiversity crisis is at hand. The current rate of extinction is…  Ugly Animals Need Love Too

Local mystery author signing at Borders

The Enterprise, December 8, 2010
Snohomish County mystery author and Seattle police captain Neil Low helps stuff shoppers’ stockings with a little “Unreasonable Persuasion. Neil Low is a graduate of the University of Washington Bothell (IAS 03).  Local mystery author signing at Borders

Nine Cities Commit to New Partnerships Between Local School Districts and Public Charter Schools

Chicago Now, December 7, 2010
Denver - Leaders in nine communities across the U.S. have signed on to a District-Charter Collaboration Compact, an initiative to highlight new ways that public charter schools and traditional public schools are working to provide high-quality education for all students. The Center on Reinventing Public Education, is mentioned.  Nine Cities Commit to New Partnerships Between Local School Districts and Public Charter Schools

Value Added: Does it Have Merit?

Teacher Magazine, December 6, 2010
Educators and researchers on both sides of the value-added debate met in Washington last week to discuss the roll of student-performance data in evaluating teachers. Value Added: Does it Have Merit?

Research Insider: Military recruiters, Seattle schools, and amygdala fears

The Daily, December 2, 2010
This column keeps track of the UW’s scientific community and the student and faculty research that takes place here each week. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Research Insider: Military recruiters, Seattle schools, and amygdala fears

Brighton School’s Marcia West is teacher of the year

Snohomish Country Business Journal, December 2, 2010
LYNNWOOD — Brighton School recently announced that middle school teacher Marcia West was named Teacher of the Year by Brighton School's parent organization, Nobel Learning Communities Inc., and its National Educational Advisory Board. Brighton School’s Marcia West is teacher of the year

November

$1B in teacher compensation under attack

California Watch, November 29, 2010
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is taking aim at the more than $1 billion California school districts spend each year in extra pay to teachers with master's degrees, a core feature of teacher compensation in California and the nation... The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. $1B in teacher compensation under attack

UW researchers take closer look at Seattle schools

Seattle Pi, November 25, 2010
SEATTLE -- The Seattle schools improving the most in recent years are nearly all in neighborhoods north of Interstate 90, away from the areas where most poor children in Washington's largest school district live, a new analysis of district data reveals. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. UW researchers take closer look at Seattle schools

Class Sizes Show Signs of Growing

Education Week, November 24, 2010
After dropping for decades, average class sizes in American schools may be growing again as schools cope with budget shortfalls. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Class Sizes Show Signs of Growing

UW-Bothell hires Marsh as Asst. Dir. Of Advancement & Alumni Services

Bothell Komo, Friday, November 19, 2010
UW-Bothell has hired Sean Marsh as its new Assistant Director of Advancement and Alumni Services, but he’s no stranger to the area. UW-Bothell hires Marsh as Asst. Dir. Of Advancement & Alumni Services

Experts: It’s time to stop teachers’ degree bonuses

Komo News, November 20, 2010
SEATTLE (AP) - Every year, American schools pay more than $8.6 billion in bonuses to teachers with master's degrees, even though the idea that a higher degree makes a teacher more effective has been mostly debunked. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned Experts: It’s time to stop teachers’ degree bonuses

Top 10 UW projects

Daily Journal of Commerce, November 18, 2010
This list represents campus projects that are planned or under way. Cost estimates reflect the total project budget. Start and finish dates are for construction only. Budgets and time lines for future projects are projected and may be revised. Top 10 UW projects

Wednesday Churn: Succession Plans Needed

Education News Colorado, November 17, 2010
Got your succession plan in place? A report by the University of Washington’s Center on Reinventing Public Education finds that more than “70 percent of charter school leaders surveyed for a new study expect to leave their schools within the next five years, yet most charter schools are not. Wednesday Churn: Succession Plans Needed

Preparing multi-skilled future principals at UW Bothell

U Week, November 10, 2010
Students in UW Bothell's principal preparation program tend to be teachers who already have spent several years as leaders and mentors -- even if some of that work is on the informal side. Preparing multi-skilled future principals at UW Bothell

UW Bothell program up for $25K grant

Bothell Komo, November 2, 2010
The Dream Project at the UW Bothell is up for one of ten $25,000 Pepsi Refresh Grants. UW Bothell program up for $25K grant

UW Bothell alum receives award from the First Lady

Bothell Komo, November 1, 2010
UW Bothell alum Joshua Heim recently visited the White House to accept an award from First Lady Michelle Obama. UW Bothell alum receives award from the First Lady

CCC, UWB launch social network for ridesharing

Woodinville Weekly, November 1, 2010
Cascadia Community College and UW Bothell recently announced their partnership with Zimride to launch a social network for ridesharing. Zimride is the largest online social rideshare community in North America with over 350,000 users.CCC, UWB launch social network for ridesharing

October

Business Briefs

Snohomish County Business Journal, October 28, 2010
The University of Washington’s Bothell campus will get six electric vehicle charging stations as part of the ChargePoint America Program. Business Briefs
 

Search panels give UW community chance to voice hopes for next president

UW Daily, October 28, 2010
Members of the committee have already been at discussions in Spokane and Tacoma, as well as at a forum in UW Bothell Monday. Search panels give UW community chance to voice hopes for next president

Business Briefs

Snohomish County Business Journal, October 28, 2010
The campus reported a headcount of 3,272 students with 2,850 of those as full-time equivalent students. This compares to a full-time equivalent of 2,374 in 2009, an increase of 20 percent.Business Briefs

State budget a key issue in 38th District race

The Herald, October 27, 2010

Biz, labor battle over workers' compensation insurance

The Olympian, October 26, 2010

Roadtrip Nation to visit UW-Bothell

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, October 25, 2010
Roadtrip Nation members will make a stop at the University of Washington, Bothell as part of its annual fall tour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1 on the campus promenade. Roadtrip Nation to visit UW-Bothell

Column: K-12 just as valuable as higher education

The Herald, October 24, 2010

EDITORIAL: Less funding for more students can't continue

Daily Record (Ellensburg), October 23, 2010

UW presidential search committee coming to UW-Bothell Monday

Bothell Komo, October 22, 2010
The committee looking for a new president for the University of Washington will be on the UW-Bothell campus on Monday. UW presidential search committee coming to UW-Bothell Monday

Enrollment up again at Wash.’s public universities

MyNorthwest.com, October 19, 2010
The Bothell campus reports a count of 3,272 students, compared to 2,801 last fall. Enrollment up again at Wash.’s public universities

Calendar – Oct. 18, 2010

Woodinville Weekly, October 18, 2010
UW presidential search committee holds forum in Bothell - Oct. 25, 5:30-7pm. North Creek Events Center, 18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell, on the UW Bothell campus. Calendar – Oct. 18, 2010

Blending Computers Into Classrooms

The Wall Street Journal,October 18, 2010
Yet there is little hard evidence that the movement will have any lasting effect. "There's been a lot of experimentation in the past with technology that hasn't produced a lot of learning gains," said Robin Lake, associate director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington, who has been studying the DOE's efforts. Blending Computers Into Classrooms

Record enrollment reported at UW-Bothell

Bothell Komo, October 15, 2010
UW-Bothell is growing quickly and has now enrolled a record number of students for the academic year. Record enrollment reported at UW-Bothell.

UW Bothell offers graduate school fair

Snohomish County Business Journal, October 15, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell will host a graduate school fair from 3 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 19. UW Bothell offers graduate school fair.

UW Tacoma hopes next president will pay more attention to branch campuses

The UW Daily, October 14, 2010
Of specific concern to the faculty was the next president’s relationship to the two branch campuses in Tacoma and Bothell. UW Tacoma hopes next president will pay more attention to branch campuses

UW-Bothell hosting Graduate School Fair on Tuesday

Bothell Komo, October 14, 2010
If you are thinking about going to graduate school, then you may want to go to UW-Bothell on Tuesday. UW-Bothell hosting Graduate School Fair on Tuesday.

UW Bothell Announces First Class of Bachelor of Arts in Business Students at the Eastside Leadership Center (ELC) in Bellevue, WA

Web Newswire, October 14, 2010
The program began on September 8th with a pre-Fall course, ELCBUS 300: Management of Organization, taught by Professor Tim Hargrave. UW Bothell Announces First Class of Bachelor of Arts in Business Students at the Eastside Leadership Center (ELC) in Bellevue, WA

UW presidential search committee holds forum in Bothell Oct. 25

Web Newswire, October 14, 2010
Kellye Testy, dean of the UW School of Law and chair of the committee, will be present, along with other committee members. This forum will be held at the UW Bothell campus. UW presidential search committee holds forum in Bothell Oct. 25

Stimulus-funded bridge in Bothell a boon or boondoggle?

Seattle Times, October 13, 2010
The new bridge is safer and roomier, at 12 feet wide, than the 5-foot sidewalk along the busy street, Johnston said. It's not only for recreation. A few students from the UW-Bothell campus crossed by, while Alex Gibson said she walked the new bridge to work, after getting off at her I-405 bus stop. Stimulus-funded bridge in Bothell a boon or boondoggle?

UW Bothell Announces First Class of Bachelor of Arts in Business Students at the Eastside Leadership Center (ELC) in Bellevue, WA

Media Newswire, October 13, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell is proud to announce the inaugural class of Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration students at the Eastside Leadership Center ( ELC ) in Bellevue, WA. UW Bothell Announces First Class of Bachelor of Arts in Business Students at the Eastside Leadership Center (ELC) in Bellevue, WA

Coulomb Technology Awards UW Bothell Six Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Under the ChargePoint America Program

Media Newswire, October 13, 2010
This Fall the University of Washington Bothell will be receiving six electric vehicle charging stations as part of the ChargePoint America Program.Coulomb Technology Awards UW Bothell Six Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Under the ChargePoint America Program

Snohomish County author Neil Low launches his newest thriller

HeraldNet, October 13, 2010
The Herald wrote about Snohomish County resident and author Neil Low back in April when the Seattle Police Officer was just about to release his latest thriller, "Unreasonable Persuasion." At the time, his publicist had predicted this book would be a hit. Well, she was right. Snohomish County author Neil Low launches his newest thriller

Hard evidence for better policymaking: Introducing the Center for Education Data and Research

UWeek, October 7, 2010
For Dan Goldhaber, director of the new Center for Education Data and Research, there's never a Mission Accomplished-style moment in education. Rather, he says, programs should always be works in progress, learning from what succeeds and -- just as critically -- what does not. Hard evidence for better policymaking: Introducing the Center for Education Data and Research

UW Scientist Tracks Airborne Mercury From China

KUOW, October 6, 2010
Smaller amounts of toxic pollution are falling out of the sky onto the Puget Sound basin than 20 years ago. That according to new federal research. But one independent scientist says the gains in the region are partially offset by more pollution blowing in from faraway foreign sources. UW Bothell’s Dan Jaffe is featured. UW Scientist Tracks Airborne Mercury From China

UW Scientist Tracks Airborne Mercury From China

OPB News, October 5, 2010
Smaller amounts of toxic pollution are falling out of the sky onto the Puget Sound basin than 20 years ago. That according to new federal research. But one independent scientist says the gains in the region are partially offset by more pollution blowing in from faraway foreign sources. UW Bothell’s Dan Jaffe is featured. UW Scientist Tracks Airborne Mercury From China

UW-Bothell’s Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Research Colloquium begins with Dr. Gillespie

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, October 1, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell announced the schedule for the fall 2010 Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS) Research Colloquium. UW-Bothell’s Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Research Colloquium begins with Dr. Gillespie

UW Bothell offers additional student housing

Woodinville Weekly, October 4, 2010
Due to rapid growth in enrollment and a continued expansion of its student life offerings, the University of Washington Bothell is offering students more opportunities to live in campus housing. UW Bothell offers additional student housing

Can 'Portfolio Management' Save Urban Schools?
Can They Save Urban Schools?

Education Week, October 4, 2010
The reforms in each city fall under the broad umbrella of "portfolio-management models," or PMMs. The idea is most closely tied to the work of the University of Washington's Paul T. Hill and his colleagues. The portfolio concept appeals to reformers looking for a quick reset button to jump-start change in dysfunctional districts, much as the turnaround concept appeals to those looking to rapidly change failing schools. Paul T. Hill and The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Can 'Portfolio Management' Save Urban Schools? Can They Save Urban Schools?

A Race to Where, Diane Ravitch

Central District News, October 1, 2010
Discussion and presentations by local education advocates will also be featured: Wayne Au: Assistant Professor, Secondary Social Studies Education, UW Bothell and Editor of Rethinking Schools. A Race to Where, Diane Ravitch

MPS, teachers union reach deal on contract
Health care switch to save district $50 million over 2 years

Journal Sentinel, October 1, 2010
In a contract breakthrough that eluded the previous Milwaukee Public Schools administration, the teachers union leadership on Friday agreed to concessions on health benefits that will save up to $50 million over the next two years. "There's a lot more substance going on in teacher negotiations than I've ever seen before," said Robin Lake, associate director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington-Bothell. MPS, teachers union reach deal on contract
Health care switch to save district $50 million over 2 years

Chancellor Chan welcomes freshmen to UW-Bothell

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, October 1, 2010
University of Washington, Bothell Chancellor Kenyon S. Chan presents an incoming freshman with a UW pin as a memento of the first day of class during Tuesday's convocation ceremony.Chancellor Chan welcomes freshmen to UW-Bothell

UW takes $17-million hit from state deficit

The Daily, October 1, 2010
The Seattle campus’ budget will be cut by about $15.1 million, the Tacoma campus by about $1.1 million and the Bothell campus by about $845,000.  UW takes $17-million hit from state deficit

September

UW-Bothell offers additional student housing

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, September 30, 2010
Due to rapid growth in enrollment and a continued expansion of its student life offerings, the University of Washington, Bothell is offering students more opportunities to live in campus housing. UW-Bothell offers additional student housing

New year means new housing for some UWB students

Bothell Komo, September 30, 2010
After starting off with 42 beds available for students last year at the Campus View Apartments, UWB has added 29 more beds at the Chapman Manor complex. That makes 71 beds for the fledgling program, and they are all full.  New year means new housing for some UWB students

Etc: News & Notes from around campus

UWeek, September 30, 2010
HONG KONG HONOR: UW Bothell's Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, director of the Center for Undergraduate Studies and Programs and professor of interdisciplinary arts and sciences, has been appointed as an honorary professor at the University of Hong Kong in the Centre for Humanities and Medicine.  Etc: News & Notes from around campus

UW Bothell debuts new principal preparation program

UWeek, September 30, 2010
This year, UW Bothell begins its new Leadership Development for Educators Program (LEDE), which will support teacher instructional leaders and help them document their learning so that it contributes to requirements for a masters degree and state residency principal certificate.  UW Bothell debuts new principal preparation program

UW Bothell nursing students in first UW program offered in Everett

UWeek, September 30, 2010
The first UW program to be offered in Everett begins Oct. 5 when 40 UW Bothell students start their bachelor of science in nursing degree at the University Center of North Puget Sound. UW Bothell nursing students in first UW program offered in Everett

Will It Take A Superman To Fix Public School System?

KUOW, September 30, 2010
Nearly one–third of America's high school students drop out. These kids are eight times more likely to go to jail, and 44 percent are unemployed at age 25. How can we change this? Robin Lake, associate director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, is featured.  Will It Take A Superman To Fix Public School System?

Front porch: Classes start at University of Washington Bothell

Everett Herald, September 29, 2010
For Welcome Week, expect workshops such as “Start the Quarter on the Right Foot”; concerts on the lawn with Sleep Steady, Jonathan Kingham, Eclectic Approach and Lions Ambition; a Happy Hour Mocktail Party (an educational and comedic presentation on alcohol awareness); and a movie under the stars with “Toy Story 3.” Front porch: Classes start at University of Washington Bothell

Stretching the School Dollar: Insights for the Buckeye State

Vimeo, Tuesday, September 28, 2010
To discuss smart cost savings, we invited economist Marguerite Roza, Steven Wilson of the NYC-based charter management organization Ascend Learning, and Fordham’s own Eric Osberg and Terry Ryan.  The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Dr. Marguerite Roza is featured in this video. Stretching the School Dollar: Insights for the Buckeye State

Top of the Class, The Best Electronic Musicians at UW and Beyond

The Stranger, September 28, 2010
Any musicians looking to establish a rep at the University of Washington have to contend with the area's abysmal venue prospects, legitimate or otherwise. UW Bothell student Milla is noted. Top of the Class, The Best Electronic Musicians at UW and Beyond

Charter schools defy recession - 89 set to open

Bothell Komo, September 27, 2010
Public charter schools in California are skirting the worst impact of the state's budget crisis while traditional public schools shorten the school year, increase class sizes and lay off teachers and staff by the thousands. Robin Lake, associate director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, is featured. Charter schools defy recession - 89 set to open

Classes begin Wednesday at UW Bothell

San Francisco Chronicle, September 27, 2010
Three-thousand students are expected to storm UW Bothell Wednesday for the first day of school. The students will be welcomed in with free concerts and events during the first week of classes. Classes begin Wednesday at UW Bothell

UW-Bothell’s Au to participate in forum on public education in America

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, September 27, 2010
University of Washington, Bothell assistant professor Wayne Au will be part of a forum on public education in America titled "Kids are More Than a Test Score." UW-Bothell’s Au to participate in forum on public education in America

UW-Bothell welcomes students back to campus

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, September 27, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell is excited to welcome students back to campus, as classes start Wednesday. UW-Bothell welcomes students back to campus

Classes begin at Cascadia, UW-Bothell next week

Bothell Komo, September 24, 2010
The first action will be this weekend, as residents of UWB’s campus housing will be moving in beginning on Saturday. That will explain any increase in moving trucks and vehicles filled with stuff heading along Beardslee Boulevard. Freshman Welcome is also on Saturday at UW-Bothell. Classes begin at Cascadia, UW-Bothell next week

Public schools: waiting for us to ‘get it’

Seattle Times, September 23, 2010
Every so often our protective armor of smug complacency about public schools gets rattled. A disturbing insight interrupts the narrative we play in our heads, the one that goes, "my school and teachers are great, ergo, the status quo works." The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Public schools: waiting for us to ‘get it’

Flexibility helps charter schools to thrive in down economy

California Watch*, September 24, 2010
Public charter schools in California are skirting the worst impact of the state’s budget crisis, even as traditional public schools shorten the school year, increase class sizes and lay off teachers and staff by the thousands. The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Robin Lake and Dr. Marguerite Roza are quoted.
*This article was also featured in:
Fresno Bee
Press Democrat 
 

Waiting for ‘Superman’: Washington State failing kids with ‘dropout factories’

Seattle Examiner, September 23, 2010
A recent report confirms that Washington State schools are failing its kids by having far too many "dropout factories", a term coined by David Guggenheim in his new documentary, Waiting for "Superman," and referring to some of the worst schools failing children across the nation. The report was published by the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Waiting for ‘Superman’: Washington State failing kids with ‘dropout factories’

Report: Washington’s students need a ‘superman’

Seattle PI, September 22, 2010
A University of Washington think tank released a report Wednesday saying the state's students need a "superman." The report was published by the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Report: Washington’s students need a ‘superman’

Partnerships with business key to progress in education

Olympia Business Watch, September 22, 2010
Washington state should take the opportunity to develop a long-term strategic plan for K-12 educations -- with input from the business community -- in the wake of its failure to earn a spot in the federal Race to the Top funding program. The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Dr. Marguerite Roza is mentioned. Partnerships with business key to progress in education

UW-Bothell announces 2010-2011 advisory board

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, September 16, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell announced its 2010-11 advisory board. UW-Bothell announces 2010-2011 advisory board

UW-Bothell announces 2010-2011 advisory board

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, September 16, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell announced its 2010-11 advisory board. UW-Bothell announces 2010-2011 advisory board

UW-Bothell 2010-11 Advisory Board announced

Bothell Komo, September 16, 2010
The 2010-11 Advisory Board for UW-Bothell has been announced, and it features two new members and a new board chair.UW-Bothell 2010-11 Advisory Board announced

Award provides incentive for service

The Daily Evergreen Online, September 15, 2010
The University of Washington's main campus has been recognized three times, and University of Washington at Bothell has been recognized twice. WSU has been commended only once.
To be outdone by UW and one of its branch campuses should be mortifying for any true Coug. That is how dire our situation is. We can't even serve as well as the Huskies can. Award provides incentive for service

Report shows economic impact of UW Bothell on Bellevue

Bellevue Reporter, September 13, 2010
UW Bothell currently has programs in Bellevue at the Eastside Leadership Center (ELC). Report shows economic impact of UW Bothell on Bellevue

UW Bothell, EvCC ready to launch new nursing program at UCNPS

Bothell Komo*, September 10, 2010
The first class of nursing students from the University of Washington-Bothell that will take classes in Everett will start their studies next month.
*This article was featured in the Everett Komo.
UW Bothell, EvCC ready to launch new nursing program at UCNPS

Former Husky Anthony Kelley brings his energetic style to Garfield

The Seattle Times, September 9, 2010
Keeping up with Anthony Kelley, Garfield's new defensive coordinator, can be a dizzying experience…Kelley had already been working with students in the city as part of his job as assistant director of diversity outreach and recruitment at the UW-Bothell. Former Husky Anthony Kelley brings his energetic style to Garfield

The rise of the Nerd Nations – India and China | Sandeep Krishnamurthy

Bellevue Reporter, September 7, 2010
Every CEO that I know is starting to think about the place of India and China in their business model either on the supply-side (i.e., cost-reduction through outsourcing) or demand-side (i.e., huge market of high paying customers). UW Bothell faculty member, Sandeep Krishnamurthy, is the author of this article. The rise of the Nerd Nations – India and China | Sandeep Krishnamurthy

Cascadia students to mentor at area junior highs

Woodinville Weekly, September 7, 2010
Mentors from Cascadia, as well as from UW Bothell, will conduct a variety of enrichment activities with the kids. Additionally, volunteers with the Boeing Math and Science Enrichment Program will be on hand, as will instructors from the Northshore YMCA. Cascadia students to mentor at area junior highs

Research and Markets: Building the Case for Biotechnology Features Management Case Studies in Science, Laws, Regulations, politics, and Business

Bezinga, September 7, 2010
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Building the Case for Biotechnology" book to their offering. Case studies capture the complexity and context of the biotech industry, and effectively create a bridge between studying books and working in a business. This book was created to fill the gap in biotechnology entrepreneurship and management education. UW Bothell Lecturer, Alan Leong, is a contributor in this new textbook. Research and Markets: Building the Case for Biotechnology Features Management Case Studies in Science, Laws, Regulations, politics, and Business

UW-Bothell’s Vicky Herrera accepted into the Amgen Scholars Program

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, September 3, 2010
University of Washington, Bothell student Vicky Hererra has been accepted to participate in the 2010 Amgen Scholars Program. UW-Bothell’s Vicky Herrera accepted into the Amgen Scholars Program

UW-Bothell, Citing Budget Cuts, Appeals to Pepsi for Charity

Seattle PI, September 1, 2010
The main page of the University of Washington-Bothell currently has a link to a web site sponsored by Pepsi, and encourages readers to go to that link to vote for Pepsi to fund the UWB's "Pipeline Program" to increase the school's diversity. UW-Bothell, Citing Budget Cuts, Appeals to Pepsi for Charity

University of Washington, Bothell’s local economic impact: $103 million (Updated Version)

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, September 1, 2010

Regarding UW-Bothell specifically, the report claims the suburban location generates some $191 million in economic activity statewide. That figure breaks down to a direct impact of $83 million and an indirect impact of $108 million through expenditures, government revenues and the employment of faculty and staff.

University of Washington, Bothell’s local economic impact: $103 million (Updated Version)

Charter Schools Being Urged to Serve ELLs

Education Week, September 1, 2010
Robin Lake, the associate director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington in Bothell, said the report offers “a common-sense approach in thinking about how the next generation of charter schools could improve on the last.” Charter Schools Being Urged to Serve ELLs

August

Are these the top education policy books of the decade?

Educational Excellence: Fly Paper, August 31, 2010
Education Next, where I’m an executive editor, is running an online poll to determine the top books of the past decade. The Center for Reinventing Public Education’s Marguerite Roza’s book, Educational Economics, is #41. Are these the top education policy books of the decade?

Some Scholars Slam Value-Added for Teacher Accountability

Education Week, August 31, 2010
Daniel Goldhaber, a professor at the University of Washington, in Bothell, said that the report didn't note that there are few alternatives for measuring teachers' influence on instructional outcomes. Some Scholars Slam Value-Added for Teacher Accountability
 

UW-Bothell to participate in College Colors Day

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, August 31, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell will celebrate College Colors Day on Sept. 3. All faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to join the celebration by wearing their favorite college/university team or alma-mater apparel. UW-Bothell to participate in College Colors Day

Local colleges get money to create jobs and save energy

Bothell Komo, August 31, 2010
Cascadia Community College and the University of Washington Bothell are $745,000 richer after receiving a Washington Department of Commerce grant to create jobs and save energy costs. Local colleges get money to create jobs and save energy

No mountain too high: Whidbey student from Kenya is a study in determination

South Whidbey Record, August 30, 2010
He came to this country without English. He learned it. He had no degree. He earned two.  Now he’s working on the third one in nursing. He is Pius Mbithi, a Kenyan well on his way to receiving his bachelor of science degree in nursing at the University of Washington at Bothell. No mountain too high: Whidbey student from Kenya is a study in determination

State Group Piloting Teacher Prelicensing Exam

Education Week, August 30, 2010
Education programs across 19 states are piloting a performance-based assessment for teacher-candidates that potentially could serve as a common prelicensing measure for new teachers. UW Bothell’s Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. State Group Piloting Teacher Prelicensing Exam

Names in the news

Guam Pacific Daily News, August 30, 2010
Jody Sergienko comes to the University of Guam after finishing her master's of science in nursing leadership with additional certification in education from Regis University…She obtained her bachelor's of science in nursing from University of Washington Bothell in 2006. Names in the news

Robotics; Study results from University of Washington broaden understanding of robotics

Robotics and Machine Learning, August 30, 2010
According to a study from the United States, "Terrain mapping is important for mobile robots to perform localization and navigation. Stereo vision has been used extensively for this purpose in outdoor mapping tasks." UW Bothell Professor, Clark Olson, is mentioned. Robotics; Study results from University of Washington broaden understanding of robotics

Getting ahead of teacher-accountability curve

The Seattle Times, August 29, 2010
SEATTLE Public Schools and the Seattle Education Association are currently engaged in high-stakes negotiations over a new contract. A key sticking point in the negotiations appears to be whether student test scores ought to factor in to teacher evaluations, employment or compensation. Dan Goldhaber is with UW Bothell’s Center for Education Data and Research. Getting ahead of teacher-accountability curve

UW-Bothell/Cascadia receives $745,000 from the Washington Department of Commerce as part of the State Jobs Act for energy savings in public schools

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, August 26, 2010
The Washington Department of Commerce awarded the University of Washington, Bothell and Cascadia Community College $745,000 as part of the Washington State Jobs Act, an initiative to create jobs and save energy costs. UW-Bothell/Cascadia receives $745,000 from the Washington Department of Commerce as part of the State Jobs Act for energy savings in public schools

Business Briefs

Snohomish County Business Journal, August 26, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell now offers a bachelor of arts in business degree at the Eastside Leadership Center in Bellevue, located off Highway 520's 148th Street NE exit near Microsoft. Business Briefs

UW-Bothell/Cascadia receives $745,000 from the Washington Department of Commerce as part of the State Jobs Act for energy savings in public schools

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, August 26, 2010
The Washington Department of Commerce awarded the University of Washington, Bothell and Cascadia Community College $745,000 as part of the Washington State Jobs Act, an initiative to create jobs and save energy costs.UW-Bothell/Cascadia receives $745,000 from the Washington Department of Commerce as part of the State Jobs Act for energy savings in public schools

Merit pay for math, science teachers unlikely in South Kitsap School District

Port Orchard Independent, August 26, 2010
The debate about merit-based pay for math and science teachers continues. The Center for Reinventing Public Education is noted. Merit pay for math, science teachers unlikely in South Kitsap School District

Business Spotlight: Interview with Mark Mader, CEO, Smartsheet.com

Bellevue Reporter, August 26, 2010
Bellevue is home to some of the most innovative companies in the world. Meet the CEO of one of your “neighborhood” companies, Smartsheet.com, Mark Mader. Article written by faculty Sandeep Krishnamurthy. Business Spotlight: Interview with Mark Mader, CEO, Smartsheet.com

Class sizes are getting bigger, but does it really matter?

USA Today, August 25, 2010
Two years of cuts in state support saddled the Natomas Unified School District in Sacramento this spring with what school board president B. Teri Burns calls "horribly painful" choices: fewer teachers and larger classes, or keeping teachers but cutting athletics, counseling and after-school programs. Faculty Dan Goldhaber is quoted.
Class sizes are getting bigger, but does it really matter?
*Article reposted on Houma Today
 

Discovering quirky slices of Americana on U.S. 2

Everett Herald, August 22, 2010
Andrew Abramavage was streaming the rapper Drake on his cell phone as he stood alongside U.S. 2, one thumb out, trying to catch the eyes of oncoming drivers. The 23-year-old University of Washington-Bothell student wanted to make it to the mountain town of Baring, to visit friends. Discovering quirky slices of Americana on U.S. 2

District strives to shift focus to the students

The Kansas City Star, August 22, 2010
Like many who compete for good grades, Micah Chaney imagined this moment in her life to be different. She envisioned a “rise to the top,” where the finest colleges waited to be wowed. Now with her education in the Kansas City School District nearly complete, can she still see it? The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Paul T. Hill is mentioned. District strives to shift focus to the students

Needs Improvement: New Teacher Report Cards Fall Short

The Wall Street Journal, August 20, 2010
Local school districts have started to grade teachers based on student test scores in a way that might not pass muster in an entry-level statistics class. Needs Improvement: New Teacher Report Cards Fall Short

UW-Bothell’s Burgett appointed vice president of the Cultural Studies Association executive committee

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, August 19, 2010
University of Washington, Bothell’s Bruce Burgett has been appointed to serve a two-year term (2010-2012) as vice president of the Cultural Studies Association (CSA). UW-Bothell’s Burgett appointed vice president of the Cultural Studies Association executive committee

Math, science teachers get paid less than others

eSchool News, August 20, 2010
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that lawmakers and other Washington state officials have talked a lot about focusing more on science and math education, but researchers at the University of Washington have found that despite this spoken commitment, teachers in those subjects earn less than other high school instructors. Math, science teachers get paid less than others

UW-Bothell launches Center for Education Data & Research

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, August 19, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell has launched the Center for Education Data & Research (CEDR). The center will work to address the disjuncture that exists between research, policy and practice. UW-Bothell launches Center for Education Data & Research

UW-Bothell’s Jessica Lusk receives Ronald E. McNair Scholarship

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, August 19, 2010
University of Washington, Bothell student Jessica Lusk is a recipient of the 2010-11 Ronald E. McNair Scholarship. UW-Bothell’s Jessica Lusk receives Ronald E. McNair Scholarship

Math and Science Teachers in Washington Paid Less Than Other Teachers

CTI Career Search, August 19, 2010
However, an analysis from the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) revealed that Washington State may be doing just the opposite as the average pay for math and science teachers in high schools is less than the average pay for teachers in other subjects. Math and Science Teachers in Washington Paid Less Than Other Teachers

Report: Math, science teachers tend to earn less than colleagues in Washington state high schools

U Week, August 19, 2010
In a new analysis from the UW's Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), researchers demonstrate that the average pay for math and science teachers in Washington state lags behind other teachers. In the two subject areas the state seeks to prioritize, nineteen of the thirty largest districts in the state spend less per math or science teacher than for teachers in other subjects. Report: Math, science teachers tend to earn less than colleagues in Washington state high schools

Etc.: Campus news & notes

U Week, August 19, 2010
Bruce Burgett, director of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the UW Bothell, has been appointed to serve a two-year term as vice president of the Cultural Studies Association. The association, founded in 2003, is a major professional organization in the U.S. for cultural studies, providing a forum for scholars to exchange their work and ideas across disciplinary lines and institutional locations. Etc.: Campus news & notes

UW Bothell announces biology as a new degree option

U Week, August 19, 2010
The UW Bothell has announced that the Higher Education Coordinating Board recently approved its proposal for a Bachelor of Science degree offering in biology. UW Bothell announces biology as a new degree option

U.S. Department of Education award prepares new nurse educators

U Week, August 19, 2010
"The GAANN Fellowship enables me to explore innovative pedagogical approaches while being mentored, in addition to developing my research skills in my PhD program. I hope to contribute to the current knowledge in the amelioration of reproductive health disparities by focusing on patient centered and culturally safe reproductive care for marginalized individuals and communities," Robin Narruhn, who plans to focus on reproductive care, community health and disparity reduction, said after being notified of her award. Robin Narruhn is a graduate of the UW Bothell Nursing Program. U.S. Department of Education award prepares new nurse educators

Math, science teachers get paid less than others in Wash.

The Spokesman-Review*, August 18, 2010
Lawmakers and other Washington state officials have talked a lot about focusing more on science and math education, but researchers at the University of Washington have found that despite this spoken commitment, teachers in those subjects earn less than other high school instructors. Math, science teachers get paid less than others in Wash.
*This story was also featured on Northwest Cable News and King 5 News.

41 and in charge: Murray set to continue Cascadia’s success

Redmond Reporter*, August 17, 2010
For his part, Murray believes there are several reasons to keep Cascadia right where it is, chief among them the school’s obvious proximity to the University of Washington, Bothell. In fact, rather than ripping the two schools apart from their shared campus, Murray hopes to see cooperation between the institutions grow in some specific ways.
41 and in charge: Murray set to continue Cascadia’s success
*This article also appeared in the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

UW-Bothell/Cascadia receives $745,000 from the Washington Department of Commerce as part of the State Jobs Act for energy savings in public schools

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, August 26, 2010
The Washington Department of Commerce awarded the University of Washington, Bothell and Cascadia Community College $745,000 as part of the Washington State Jobs Act, an initiative to create jobs and save energy costs. UW-Bothell/Cascadia receives $745,000 from the Washington Department of Commerce as part of the State Jobs Act for energy savings in public schools
 

Merit pay for math, science teachers unlikely in South Kitsap School District

Port Orchard Independent, August 26, 2010
The debate about merit-based pay for math and science teachers continues. The Center for Reinventing Public Education is noted. Merit pay for math, science teachers unlikely in South Kitsap School District


Business Spotlight: Interview with Mark Mader, CEO, Smartsheet.com

Bellevue Reporter, August 26, 2010
Bellevue is home to some of the most innovative companies in the world. Meet the CEO of one of your “neighborhood” companies, Smartsheet.com, Mark Mader. Article written by Sandeep Krishnamurthy. Business Spotlight: Interview with Mark Mader, CEO, Smartsheet.com
 

Class sizes are getting bigger, but does it really matter?

USA Today, August 25, 2010
Two years of cuts in state support saddled the Natomas Unified School District in Sacramento this spring with what school board president B. Teri Burns calls "horribly painful" choices: fewer teachers and larger classes, or keeping teachers but cutting athletics, counseling and after-school programs. Faculty Dan Goldhaber is quoted. Class sizes are getting bigger, but does it really matter?

*Article reposted on Houma Today

Struggling States Eye Federal School Funds For Use Outside Classroom

The Huffington Post, August 24, 2010
…a recent study by Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington found a significant decline in state education spending following the federal stimulus in 13 of the 23 state budget plans examined. Struggling States Eye Federal School Funds For Use Outside Classroom
 

UW-Bothell debuts new Leadership Development for Educators Program

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, August 24, 2010
This fall, the University of Washington, Bothell will debut its Leadership Development for Educators Program (LEDE), which will support teacher instructional leaders and help them document their learning so that it contributes to requirements for a master's degree and state residency principal certificate.  UW-Bothell debuts new Leadership Development for Educators Program

District principals muse about new school year

Woodinville Weekly, August 23, 2010
Summer was typically quiet around area schools, with the exception of those undergoing construction projects.
For all others, it was a ghost town. The only inhabitants on campuses were the occasional maintenance personnel and then, of course, principals. UW Bothell is mentioned. District principals muse about new school year

UW Bothell Prof named to honorary post at University of Hong Kong

Bothell Komo, August 23, 2010
University of Washington Bothell’s Dr. Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, Director of the Center for Undergraduate Studies and Programs (CUSP) and Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS) Professor, has been appointed as an Honorary Professor at the University of Hong Kong in the Centre for Humanities and Medicine. UW Bothell Prof named to honorary post at University of Hong Kong


Discovering quirky slices of Americana on U.S. 2

Everett Herald, August 22, 2010
Andrew Abramavage was streaming the rapper Drake on his cell phone as he stood alongside U.S. 2, one thumb out, trying to catch the eyes of oncoming drivers. The 23-year-old University of Washington-Bothell student wanted to make it to the mountain town of Baring, to visit friends. Discovering quirky slices of Americana on U.S. 2

District strives to shift focus to the students

The Kansas City Star, August 22, 2010
Like many who compete for good grades, Micah Chaney imagined this moment in her life to be different. She envisioned a “rise to the top,” where the finest colleges waited to be wowed. Now with her education in the Kansas City School District nearly complete, can she still see it? The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Paul T. Hill is mentioned. District strives to shift focus to the students

 

Needs Improvement: New Teacher Report Cards Fall Short

The Wall Street Journal, August 20, 2010
Local school districts have started to grade teachers based on student test scores in a way that might not pass muster in an entry-level statistics class. Needs Improvement: New Teacher Report Cards Fall Short

 

UW-Bothell’s Burgett appointed vice president of the Cultural Studies Association executive committee

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, August 19, 2010
University of Washington, Bothell’s Bruce Burgett has been appointed to serve a two-year term (2010-2012) as vice president of the Cultural Studies Association (CSA). UW-Bothell’s Burgett appointed vice president of the Cultural Studies Association executive committee

Math, science teachers get paid less than others

eSchool News, August 20, 2010
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that lawmakers and other Washington state officials have talked a lot about focusing more on science and math education, but researchers at the University of Washington have found that despite this spoken commitment, teachers in those subjects earn less than other high school instructors. Math, science teachers get paid less than others

 

UW-Bothell launches Center for Education Data & Research

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, August 19, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell has launched the Center for Education Data & Research (CEDR). The center will work to address the disjuncture that exists between research, policy and practice. UW-Bothell launches Center for Education Data & Research

 

UW-Bothell’s Jessica Lusk receives Ronald E. McNair Scholarship

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, August 19, 2010
University of Washington, Bothell student Jessica Lusk is a recipient of the 2010-11 Ronald E. McNair Scholarship. UW-Bothell’s Jessica Lusk receives Ronald E. McNair Scholarship

Math and Science Teachers in Washington Paid Less Than Other Teachers

CTI Career Search, August 19, 2010
However, an analysis from the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) revealed that Washington State may be doing just the opposite as the average pay for math and science teachers in high schools is less than the average pay for teachers in other subjects. Math and Science Teachers in Washington Paid Less Than Other Teachers


Report: Math, science teachers tend to earn less than colleagues in Washington state high schools

U Week, August 19, 2010
In a new analysis from the UW's Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), researchers demonstrate that the average pay for math and science teachers in Washington state lags behind other teachers. In the two subject areas the state seeks to prioritize, nineteen of the thirty largest districts in the state spend less per math or science teacher than for teachers in other subjects. Report: Math, science teachers tend to earn less than colleagues in Washington state high schools

Etc.: Campus news & notes

U Week, August 19, 2010
Bruce Burgett, director of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the UW Bothell, has been appointed to serve a two-year term as vice president of the Cultural Studies Association. The association, founded in 2003, is a major professional organization in the U.S. for cultural studies, providing a forum for scholars to exchange their work and ideas across disciplinary lines and institutional locations. Etc.: Campus news & notes

UW Bothell announces biology as a new degree option

U Week, August 19, 2010
The UW Bothell has announced that the Higher Education Coordinating Board recently approved its proposal for a Bachelor of Science degree offering in biology. UW Bothell announces biology as a new degree option

U.S. Department of Education award prepares new nurse educators

U Week, August 19, 2010
"The GAANN Fellowship enables me to explore innovative pedagogical approaches while being mentored, in addition to developing my research skills in my PhD program. I hope to contribute to the current knowledge in the amelioration of reproductive health disparities by focusing on patient centered and culturally safe reproductive care for marginalized individuals and communities," Robin Narruhn, who plans to focus on reproductive care, community health and disparity reduction, said after being notified of her award. Robin Narruhn is a graduate of the UW Bothell Nursing Program.
U.S. Department of Education award prepares new nurse educators
 

Math, science teachers get paid less than others in Wash.

The Spokesman-Review*, August 18, 2010
Lawmakers and other Washington state officials have talked a lot about focusing more on science and math education, but researchers at the University of Washington have found that despite this spoken commitment, teachers in those subjects earn less than other high school instructors. Math, science teachers get paid less than others in Wash.
*This story was also featured on Northwest Cable News and King 5 News.
 

41 and in charge: Murray set to continue Cascadia’s success

Redmond Reporter*, August 17, 2010
For his part, Murray believes there are several reasons to keep Cascadia right where it is, chief among them the school’s obvious proximity to the University of Washington, Bothell. 41 and in charge: Murray set to continue Cascadia’s success
*This article also appeared in the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter.

Math, science teachers get paid less than others

Seattle PI, August 18, 2010
Lawmakers and other Washington state officials are always talking about wanting to focus more on science and math education. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Math, science teachers get paid less than others

UW study says math, science teachers earn less

Puget Sound Business Journal, August 18, 2010
The average pay for math and science teachers in Washington state is less than for other teachers, according to a new University of Washington study, and that could lead to students falling behind in those two subjects. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. UW study says math, science teachers earn less

Wash. Math, Science Teachers Paid Less Than Colleagues, Study Finds

Education Week, August 18, 2010
The analysis, released today by the Center for Reinventing Public Education, faults the structure of the salary schedule for the disparity. It hypothesizes that math and science teachers may be leaving the teaching professional for other, more highly paid opportunities, thus resulting in a less-experienced and less highly paid cadre of educators in those subjects. Wash. Math, Science Teachers Paid Less Than Colleagues, Study Finds

Salaries don’t reflect state’s commitment to math, science

Tacoma News Tribune, August 17, 2010
Now comes a study by the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington that suggests that it is even worse than thought. Math and science teachers at the state’s 30 largest districts actually make less than their peers. Salaries don’t reflect state’s commitment to math, science

The next Microsoft

Bellevue Reporter, August 16, 2010
The Eastside would have been utterly different without Microsoft. Above all, Microsoft is a world-class employer that affects the local economy. Our commercial and residential real-estate market correlates rather well with the company’s fortunes. Sandeep Krishnamurthy, Director of the UW Bothell Business Program, is the author of this article. The next Microsoft

Designing games is for the girls Tuesday at UW-Bothell

Bothell Komo, August 13, 2010
Girls from high schools in Tacoma and Yakima will be gathering at UW-Bothell for some fun and the chance to make their own games. Designing games is for the girls Tuesday at UW-Bothell

UW-Bothell announces biology as a new degree option

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter
The University of Washington, Bothell's Higher Education Coordinating Board recently approved its proposal for a bachelor of science degree offering in biology. UW-Bothell announces biology as a new degree option

UW, including Bothell campus, makes large contributions to local and state economy, employment

Redmond Reporter, August 12, 2010
UW Bothell, according to fall 2010 data, has 119 enrollees from Redmond and the impact of this campus on the state's economy is $191 million, which includes a direct impact of $83 million and indirect impact of $108 million through expenditures, government revenues, the employment of faculty and staff and personal income of residents. UW, including Bothell campus, makes large contributions to local and state economy, employment

Impact of UW-Bothell: $191 million *

Bothell Komo, August 12, 2010
A new report shows that UW-Bothell is having a strong economic impact on the region. 

Searching for equity

Catalyst Chicago, August 12, 2010
Children in some of the neediest neighborhoods are still waiting for quality schools and a cut of the millions of private dollars being spent on them. The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Robin Lake is quoted. Searching for equity

Snohomish council appoints new member: Derrick Burke chosen from among seven candidates

Everett Herald, August 12, 2010
Burke said he realized he wanted to get involved after a hectic period in his household, where he finished his master's in business administration in technology management from the University of Washington's Bothell campus in 2007. Snohomish council appoints new member: Derrick Burke chosen from among seven candidates

US Department of Education Award Helps School of Nursing Develop Three Future Faculty Members

UW School of Nursing Newsletter, August 11, 2010
“The GAANN Fellowship enables me to explore innovative pedagogical approaches while being mentored, in addition to developing my research skills in my PhD program…” Robin Narruhn, who plans to focus on reproductive care, community health and disparity reduction, said after being notified of her award. Ms. Narruhn is a graduate of the Nursing Program at UW Bothell. US Department of Education Award Helps School of Nursing Develop Three Future Faculty Members

Jobs Bill May Keep Teachers Employed

NPR, August 10, 2010
Congress appears ready to pass a $10 billion measure to forestall the layoffs of thousands of teachers, as states struggle with budget deficits. The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s M. Roza is a guest on this radio segment. Jobs Bill May Keep Teachers Employed

Education Jobs Fund Passes in the House

New America Foundation, August 10, 2010
The U.S. House of Representatives just passed HR 1586, a shell bill that is being used as a vehicle for a $10 billion Education Jobs Fund – money meant to help states avoid teacher and staff layoffs in the coming school year – and a $16 billion increase in funding for Medicaid reimbursements. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Education Jobs Fund Passes in the House

Five-year project will remake Bothell’s downtown

Everett Herald, August 8, 2010
The University of Washington's Bothell campus, part of the city's economic engine, lies at the easternmost edge of the project. Five-year project will remake Bothell’s downtown

Pacific Rim views on global education: Hong Kong+Seattle

Inside Higher Ed, August 5, 2010
Having spent September 2009-June 2010 serving as a Fulbright Scholar in General Education in Hong Kong , I have now returned to my responsibilities at the University of Washington, Bothell, as a Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and the Director of the academic side of our First Year Experience. Pacific Rim views on global education: Hong Kong+Seattle

Senate approves funding  to keep 140,000 teachers’ jobs

Christian Science Monitor, August 5, 2010
It’s like the ultimate back-to-school gift card: $10 billion for cash-strapped school districts to recall laid-off teachers and keep thousands of K-12 jobs. The Center for Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Senate approves funding  to keep 140,000 teachers’ jobs

5 reasons the Eastside is poised for economic growth

Mercer Island Reporter, August 3, 2010
The Eastside (and its “capital city,” Bellevue) will be the site of explosive growth in the state in the next 20 years. There is no other geographic area in the Pacific Northwest that is going to see such rapid change. UW Bothell Business Professor, Sandeep Krishnamurthy, is the author of this article. 5 reasons the Eastside is poised for economic growth

July

UW-Bothell professor leading study group to Zambia

Bothell Komo, July 29, 2010
A UW-Bothell professor is leading a group of students on the trip of their lives, and they get some college credit, too! UW-Bothell professor leading study group to Zambia

Where is the Eastside business community going? | Sandeep Krishnamurthy

Bellevue Reporter, July 29, 2010
The Eastside (and its “capital city,” Bellevue) will be the site of explosive growth in the state in the next 20 years. There is no other geographic area in the Pacific Northwest that is going to see such rapid change. Sandeep Krishnamurthy is a Professor in the UW Bothell Business Program. Where is the Eastside business community going? | Sandeep Krishnamurthy

Gomez is UW Bothell MBA Programs' winner

Snohomish County Business Journal, July 29, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell MBA Programs announce Juan Camilo Gomez, Ph.D., an assistant business professor, as the 2010 MBA Professor of the Year. Gomez is UW Bothell MBA Programs' winner

UW-Bothell’s bachelor of arts business program in Bellevue is still accepting applications

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, July 28, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell now offers a bachelor of arts (BA) in business degree at the Eastside Leadership Center (ELC) in Bellevue (located off the 148th Street Northeast exit of State Route 520, near Microsoft). UW-Bothell’s bachelor of arts business program in Bellevue is still accepting applications

UW-Bothell’s Ashbaugh takes 16 students to Zambia, Africa

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, July 27, 2010
University of Washington, Bothell’s Dr. Leslie Ashbaugh will be leading an Exploration Seminar to Zambia, Africa, in August.UW-Bothell’s Ashbaugh takes 16 students to Zambia, Africa

UW-Bothell graduates first Master class of its kind

Bothell Komo, July 26, 2010
UW-Bothell graduated its first class of Master of Arts in Cultural Studies students this June. UW-Bothell graduates first Master class of its kind

Could WSF Follow the Course That BC Ferries Chartered

Kitsap Sun, July 24, 2010
Whether a system is public or private, both have to meet a bottom line by balancing a budget, said Dan Jacoby, a professor of economics and labor at the University of Washington’s Bothell campus. Could WSF Follow the Course That BC Ferries Chartered

Biz Bits

Everett Herald, July 26, 2010
Twenty students from the Beta Alpha Psi accounting society at the University of Washington's Bothell campus volunteered their time in spring to prepare tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. Biz Bits

UW-Bothell's Beta Alpha Psi helps over 500 people with taxes

Bothell Komo, July 22, 2010
Twenty students from UW-Bothell were kept busy this spring helping people out with their tax returns. UW-Bothell's Beta Alpha Psi helps over 500 people with taxes

UW-Bothell's Burgett named vice chair of Imaging America board

Bothell Komo, July 22, 2010
Dr. Bruce Burgett has been named Vice Chair of the organization’s National Advisory Board. He joined the Syracuse, New York-based organization in 2003. UW-Bothell's Burgett named vice chair of Imaging America board

UW Bothell Nursing Program wins grant to expand program, increase diversity

U Week, July 22, 2010
The UW Bothell Nursing Program received a grant of $25,000 from the 2010 Johnson and Johnson "Promise of Nursing for Washington" Program. UW Bothell Nursing Program wins grant to expand program, increase diversity

Etc.: Campus news & notes

U Week, July 22, 2010
IMAGINING AMERICA: The UW Bothell's Bruce Burgett, director of interdisciplinary arts and sciences, has been named vice chair of the National Advisory Board of Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life. Etc.: Campus news & notes

The air up there

Pique News Magazine, July 21, 2010
Another observatory atop Oregon's Mt. Bachelor, 2,740 metres (9,000 feet) in elevation, was established by Dan Jaffe, a professor of atmospheric and environmental chemistry at the University of Washington Bothell, after he first detected Asian pollutants arriving on the West Coast in 1997. The air up there

Biz Bits

Everett Herald, July 19, 2010
Lisa Walker of the University of Washington Bothell has won the year's staff appreciation award. Biz Bits

Show Me The Money

Eduwonk, July 19, 2010
Even before the current downturn it was clear that the fiscal picture for schools was changing in some unfavorable ways. (The Center on reinventing Public Education’s Hill and Roza are quoted.) Show Me The Money

Universities to the Rescue: The Goals of the National Society of Hispanic MBA’s University Partnership*

PR-Canada, July 17, 2010
Recognizing an MBA is key to successful career advancement, the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) responded with its University Partnership Program (UPP). (UW Bothell is a participant in this program.) 

Study: UW Tacoma’s economic impact is $235 million

Business Examiner, July 16, 2010
UW receives more federal funding than any other public university. Research awards to UW Tacoma and UW Bothell totaled more than $5.7 million in FY 2009. Study: UW Tacoma’s economic impact is $235 million

Drain Education Reform Money, Lay Off Teachers, or Pay Them Less? An Ugly Choice.

The New Republic, July 16, 2010
As Marguerite Roza, an education finance expert on leave from the Center on Reinventing Public Education, recently told me, “If you had a teacher evaluation system that regularly exited teachers based on performance, you wouldn’t really need a layoff system.” Drain Education Reform Money, Lay Off Teachers, or Pay Them Less? An Ugly Choice

Is It Better to Be Good or Lucky? Decentralized Teacher Selection in 10 Elementary Schools

The Journal of Leadership for Effective & Equitable Organizations (EAQ), July 15, 2010
In this article, the authors explore how school-based hiring reforms play out among schools serving different students in different locations within a single district. In particular, they consider how the intersection of school-based capacity and local school context affect teacher selection practice and outcomes. (The Center on Reinventing Public Educations’ Dan Goldhaber is mentioned.)Is It Better to Be Good or Lucky? Decentralized Teacher Selection in 10 Elementary Schools

YMCA logo change reflects changing times

Everett Herald, July 16, 2010
Sundar Balakrishnan, a business administration professor at the University of Washington’s Bothell campus, said the brand change makes sense in showing the Y’s mission of inclusion. YMCA logo change reflects changing times

Universities to the Rescue: The Goals of The National Society of Hispanic MBAs' University Partnership Program Quickly Being Realized

Yahoo News, July 15, 2010
Recognizing an MBA is key to successful career advancement, the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) responded with its University Partnership Program (UPP). (UW Bothell is a participant in this program.) Universities to the Rescue: The Goals of The National Society of Hispanic MBAs' University Partnership Program Quickly Being Realized

Time for more productive Colorado Schools

Colorado Education News*, July 14, 2010
Can we overcome the tendency of public K-12 education to become a progressively more costly and less productive enterprise? And if so, how? (The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Hill and Roza are quoted.) Time for more productive Colorado Schools
*This piece was also featured in Education News Colorado

Improving productivity could deliver ‘new money’ for public schools

Education News, July 13, 2010
“Improvement in productivity in other [labor-intensive service] economic sectors may hold important lessons for understanding how the education system can become more efficient and effective,” state Professors Paul Hill and Marguerite Roza, at the UW’s Center on Reinventing Public Education. Improving productivity could deliver ‘new money’ for public schools

Peninsula Woman: Nursing program completion puts her on career path

Peninsula Daily News, June 18, 2010
Linda Hofer joined an elite group June 12, one that required years of personal sacrifice, late nights and more than a few blood pressure readings and bedding changes. Linda Hofer is an incoming UW Bothell Nursing student. Peninsula Woman: Nursing program completion puts her on career path. Peninsula Woman: Nursing program completion puts her on career path

Teaching principals to save schools *

INDYSTAR.COM, Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Several lecturers will come from the school-reform movement, including people who have worked with the Center for Education Reform, Teach For America and the Center for Reinventing Public Education.

South Africa after 'Africa's World Cup'

Seattle Times, July 12, 2010
CAPE TOWN — Now that the month long feast of soccer known as the FIFA World Cup has come to a close, hundreds of millions of fans around the world wonder what to do with themselves without the next match to anticipate and debate. Nowhere is this more true than in South Africa, which has been branded as a location for the tournament like no previous host. The author of this article is UW Bothell Professor Ron Krabill (Currently in South Africa with UW Bothell students). South Africa after 'Africa's World Cup'

UW-Bothell nursing program wins $25,000 grant

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, July 12, 2010
The nursing program of the University of Washington, Bothell has received a grant of $25,000 from the 2010 Johnson and Johnson “Promise of Nursing for Washington” Program. UW-Bothell nursing program wins $25,000 grant

Nursing program receives $25,000 grant

Bothell Komo, July 12, 2010
The grant will go to help educate and graduate more nurses. This year, all awardees’ proposals also reflected a focus on increasing the diversity of their nursing student populations. Nursing program receives $25,000 grant

Suspects moved, may be part of U.S.-Russia spy swap

The Seattle Times, July 8, 2010
Alleged Russian spy suspects Patricia Mills and Michael Zottoli, who lived in Seattle and got degrees from the University of Washington in Bothell Suspects moved, may be part of U.S.-Russia spy swap

UW faces financial test: is tuition the only answer?

Crosscut, July 8, 2010
For the University of Washington, the uncertainty about its future is growing. And the concern is much more about finances than the upcoming change in leadership as President Mark Emmert, leaving to run the NCAA, is replaced by an interim successor. UW Bothell is mentioned. UW faces financial test: is tuition the only answer?

UW-Bothell honors Walker with the 2010 Staff Appreciation Award

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, July 7, 2010
When asked about her win, she says, “It’s such honor to be recognized, especially when there are so many great staff members at UW-Bothell that are just as deserving.” UW-Bothell honors Walker with the 2010 Staff Appreciation Award

Former UW couple linked to alleged Russian-spy ring

UW Daily, July 7, 2010
UW-Bothell media spokeswoman Elizabeth Fischtziur did confirm that the students attended the school and graduated but said the school is “not able to release any further information at this time.” Former UW couple linked to alleged Russian-spy ring

Biz Bits

Everett Herald, July 5, 2010
Juan Camilo Gomez was named the University of Washington Bothell MBA Programs Professor of the Year. Gomez is an assistant business professor at the University of Washington Bothell. Biz Bits

Alleged Russian spies were top of class at UW *

MSNBC, July 1, 2010
Zottoli and Mills studied finance at UW's Bothell campus, perhaps to begin climbing the social ladder that would eventually give them access to sensitive information.

Spy suspects had interests in science, finance

Multiple News Sources, July 1, 2010
One couple, who went by the names Michael Zottoli and Patricia Mills, had taken an advanced finance course at the University of Washington when they were living in Seattle, according to their former instructor, Ufuk Ince. Ufuk Ince is a professor in the UW Bothell Business Program.
This Associated Press story was picked up by:

  • Manilla Bulletin
  • Fox News
  • The Moscow Times
  • People’s Daily Online
  • NorthJersey.com
  • Denver Post
  • Portland Press Herald
  • Daily Record
  • 3 News
  • SIFY News
  • ABC WXOW La Crosse
  • SF Gate *
  • Argus Press *
  • The Straits Times
  • APP.com *

Alleged Russian spy ring seen as 'throwback to Cold War'

St. Petersburg Times, July 1, 2010
According to court documents, Zottoli claims to be a U.S. citizen, born in Yonkers, N.Y., and is married to Mills, a purported Canadian citizen. Both graduated from the Bothell campus of the University of Washington in 2006 with degrees in business administration. Alleged Russian spy ring seen as 'throwback to Cold War'

Alleged Russian spies received business degrees from the University of Washington, Bothell

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, June 1, 2010
At first, the names Patricia Mills and Michael Zottoli seemed vaguely familiar to University of Washington, Bothell professor Ufuk Ince. Alleged Russian spies received business degrees from the University of Washington, Bothell

Alleged Russian spy ring seen as 'throwback to Cold War'

Tampabay.com/St. Petersburg Times, July 1, 2010
"Michael Zottoli" and "Patricia Mills" Neighbors describe them as a smiling, attractive couple raising a young son and toddler. According to court documents, Zottoli claims to be a U.S. citizen, born in Yonkers, N.Y., and is married to Mills, a purported Canadian citizen. Both graduated from the Bothell campus of the University of Washington in 2006 with degrees in business administration. He is 40, she is 31.Alleged Russian spy ring seen as 'throwback to Cold War'

June

Business Briefs

Snohomish County Business Journal, June 30, 2010
A grant from National Endowment for the Humanities will allow UW Bothell to partner with Washington State middle school and high school educators in a new professional development program. Business Briefs

Bothell mayor balances business, goverment

Snohomish County Business Journal, June 30, 2010
With the Bothell Technology Corridor and the University of Washington Bothell campus to leverage, “we have quite a bit going for us,” Lamb said. Bothell mayor balances business, goverment

UW-Bothell MBA programs honor Juan Camilo Gomez as Professor of the Year

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, June 30, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell MBA (master of business administration) programs announce Juan Camilo Gomez, Ph.D., as the 2010 MBA Professor of the Year. Gomez, is an assistant business professor. UW-Bothell MBA programs honor Juan Camilo Gomez as Professor of the Year

Northshore cities are set for Fourth of July parades, concerts, fireworks

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, June 30, 2010
This year's theme is "Under Construction." Parade route proceeds west on Main Street and then north on Bothell-Everett Highway to Northeast 188th Street. Event sponsors are Pacific Medical Center, University of Washington, Bothell and Bothell Pediatric and Hand Clinic. Northshore cities are set for Fourth of July parades, concerts, fireworks

Alleged Russian spy ring members led typical American lives

Bostonherald.com/Los Angeles Times,  June 30, 2010
Defendants Michael Zottoli, 40, and Patricia Mills, who is about 31, both graduated from the Bothell campus of the University of Washington in 2006 with degrees in business administration. Alleged Russian spy ring members led typical American lives

Former Seattleites Accused Of Spying For Russia

Kirotv.com June 29, 2010
UW Professors Say Suspected Russian Spies Were Bright Students. Two of 10 people arrested Monday, accused of working in the U.S. as Russian spies, lived in Seattle. Former Seattleites Accused Of Spying For Russia

Suspects in Russian spy ring had interests in finance and science, knack for networking *

Star Tribune, June 29, 2010
One couple, who went by the names Michael Zottoli and Patricia Mills, had taken an advanced finance course at the University of Washington when they were living in Seattle, according to their former instructor, Ufuk Ince. Ufuk Ince is a professor in the UW Bothell Business Program. 

Accused Russian spies sure fooled people in the Seattle area

Seattletimes.com June 29, 2010
Zottoli and Mills applied for a marriage license under those names in King County in 2005 while they were both students at the University of Washington, Bothell. They graduated with bachelor's degrees in business in 2006. Accused Russian spies sure fooled people in the Seattle area

Study: On average, charter schools do no better than public schools

Christian Science Monitor, June 29, 2010
More evidence is in that charter schools – at least on average – do no better than regular public schools. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is quoted. Study: On average, charter schools do no better than public school

Alleged Russian spies were top of class at UW

King5 News June 29, 2010
Zotolli and Mills studied finance at UW's Bothell campus, perhaps to begin climbing the social ladder that would eventually give them access to sensitive information. This story was also picked up by MSNBC.com and other news outlets. Article 1.

UW Bothell celebrates the 2009/2010 Beta Gamma Sigma awardees

Kirkland Reporter, June 28, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell is proud to announce this year’s Beta Gamma Sigma awardees. UW Bothell celebrates the 2009/2010 Beta Gamma Sigma awardees

Cascadia’s Christopher helped college achieve national recognition; he’ll step down from president’s post July 14

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, June 28, 2010
Along with the UW-Bothell, Cascadia sits at the crossroads of a transportation hub consisting of Interstate 405 and State Route 522. With the still-recent addition of a 405/522 interchange leading directly to the campus, Christopher contends students from across Snohomish and eastern King counties have easy access to the schools by car or one of the 400 buses that come and go from the campus each day. Cascadia’s Christopher helped college achieve national recognition; he’ll step down from president’s post July 14

The University of Washington Bothell is proud to announce this year’s Beta Gamma Sigma awardees.

Woodinville Weekly, June 28, 2010
Beta Gama Sigma is the national honor society serving Business Programs at schools across the United States. Membership in this honor society is by invitation only and is very prestigious. The University of Washington Bothell is proud to announce this year’s Beta Gamma Sigma awardees.

Community colleges to streamline credit transfers

HeraldNet , June 27, 2010
An attempt to boot Cascadia Community College from the campus it shares with the University of Washington Bothell was withdrawn with assurances that the idea would be looked at as part of the efficiency study. Community colleges to streamline credit transfers

Hot dogs and cool cars at Evergreen Washelli on Saturday

Bothell Komo, June 26, 2010
After you stop by, swing by the Live ARTS Bothell arts festival at UW-Bothell/Cascadia CC. That goes on until 6 p.m. today and 10-6 on Sunday. Hot dogs and cool cars at Evergreen Washelli on Saturday

Students Diko, Oved and Rodriguez honored at UW-Bothell’s 19th annual commencement ceremony

Bothell Reporter, June 25, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell held its 19th commencement ceremony June 13 at the Hec Edmundson Pavilion, Bank of America Arena, UW-Seattle. Students Diko, Oved and Rodriguez honored at UW-Bothell’s 19th annual commencement ceremony

Javid named UW-Bothell’s 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner

Bothell Reporter, June 25, 3010
The University of Washington, Bothell named Dr. Mahnaz Aflatooni Javid as the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award winner. Javid named UW-Bothell’s 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner

Bothell teams with McMenamins for visionary urban re-development

Seattle Times, June 24, 2010
The recent Tuesday evening the council voted to proceed with the McMenamins deal, the mood was almost giddy. Speaker after speaker representing the Chamber of Commerce, civic groups, historic-preservation advocates, the University of Washington-Bothell campus and area residents expressed their delight. Bothell teams with McMenamins for visionary urban re-development

Live ARTS Festival at UWB/CCC campus this weekend

Bothell Komo, June 24, 2010
It’s the weekend that the arts come alive in Bothell, as the Live ARTS Bothell Art Festival takes over the UW-Bothell/Cascadia Community College campus for a weekend of art, music and fun! Live ARTS Festival at UWB/CCC campus this weekend

UW-Bothell honors Boody as the 2010 Distinguished MBA Alumnus of the Year

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, June 23, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell master of business administration (MBA) programs announce Chris Boody as the 2010 Distinguished MBA Alumnus of the Year. UW-Bothell honors Boody as the 2010 Distinguished MBA Alumnus of the Year

UW-Bothell’s Business Development Center Launches First Business Plan Challenge

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, June 23, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell's Business Development Center (BDC), with its Center for Student Entrepreneurship (CSE), will host the first Business Plan Challenge May 5, 2011. UW-Bothell’s Business Development Center Launches First Business Plan Challenge

Diane Gillespie: Distinguished Teaching Award

UWeek, June, 22, 2010
Master teacher, leader, researcher, confidant, mentor: Ask UW Bothell faculty, current students or alumni and these are just a few of the descriptors they will provide when speaking of Diane Gillespie, this year’s UW Bothell Distinguished Teaching Award recipient. Diane Gillespie: Distinguished Teaching Award

KIPP Middle Schools Found to Spur Learning Gains

Education Week, June 22, 2010
Students’ gains in mathematics after three years in a charter school run by the Knowledge Is Power Program, or KIPP, are large enough in about half of schools to significantly narrow race- and income-based achievement gaps among students, according to a study of 22 KIPP middle schools nationwide. The Center for Reinventing Public Education’s Robin Lake is quoted. KIPP Middle Schools Found to Spur Learning Gains

Alumnus of the Year!

Bothell Komo, June 21, 2010
Chris Boody has been named as the 2010 Distinguished MBA Alumnus of the Year by The University of Washington Bothell. Alumnus of the Year!

Northshore fun on the Fourth of July

Woodinville Weekly, June 21, 2010
On the Fourth of July, Bothell, Kenmore and Woodinville are teaming up for the fourth year in a row to provide events throughout the day for various ways to celebrate the holiday. All events are free unless otherwise noted. UW Bothell is a sponsor of this event. Northshore fun on the Fourth of July

2010 Live ARTS Bothell Art Festival

Woodinville Weekly, June 21, 2010
The Live ARTS Bothell Art Festival will be held this year Saturday and Sunday, June 26- 27, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The festival has moved this year to the campus shared by Cascadia Community College and U.W. Bothell at 18345 Campus Way NE in Bothell. 2010 Live ARTS Bothell Art Festival

Welcome to the era of the buffed actor

Today Show on MSNBC,  June 21, 2010
“There’s been a fitness craze in this country for the past decade, and we have come to define fitness by its most visible feature — the hardened body, even though it could just as easily be cholesterol count, blood pressure, etc.,” said Susan Jeffords, professor and pop culture expert at the University of Washington-Bothell and author of the book, “Hard Bodies: Hollywood Masculinity in the Reagan Era.” Welcome to the era of the buffed actor

From the Zones Friday – Paul Hill: Many major districts are moving toward a portfolio approach of managing schools *

Education Innovating, June 18, 2010
With colleagues at the Center on Reinventing Public Education I am studying how big city school districts are pulling together many of the best ideas in education reform—small schools, chartering, more spending at the school level and less in the central office, performance-based accountability, continuous improvement and family choice—into a coherent package called a portfolio strategy. 

LiveARTS Bothell Art Festival

Seattle Times, June 18, 2010
Juried art exhibit, over 45 artisan booths, entertainment, and children's activities. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. June 26-27 at UW Bothell. This story was picked up by multiple news outlets. Article 1, Article 2.

What Can be Done at the State Policy Level to Ensure Quality Charter Schools

National Conference of State Legislatures, June 18, 2010
At this point of the charter school movement, ensuring quality in charter schools is important to states that have had them since the beginning, as well as those that are debating new charter laws.  Come hear from a researcher and state legislators on what is being done to ensure quality in charter schools.  The Center For Reinventing Public Education’s Robin Lake is a presenter at this conference. What Can be Done at the State Policy Level to Ensure Quality Charter Schools

UW-Bothell celebrates the 2009/2010 Beta Gamma Sigma awardees

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, June 17, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell announced this year’s Beta Gamma Sigma awardees. UW-Bothell celebrates the 2009/2010 Beta Gamma Sigma awardees

Biomedical device summit taking place today at UWB/CCC

Bothell Komo, June 17, 2010
The 2010 Washington State Biomedical Device Summit is taking place from 3-6:30 p.m. on the campus, as those representing the biomedical industry will be on hand to talk about the latest breakthroughs, current trends and where the industry is heading. Biomedical device summit taking place today at UWB/CCC

Invest in Biotech, Or Watch the U.S. Health Innovation Edge Slip Away

Xconomy Seattle, June 15, 2010
In 2007, the City of Bothell and the University of Washington brought key public and private sector partners together to obtain a Washington State Innovation Partnership Zone (IPZ) designation from Governor Gregoire. Invest in Biotech, Or Watch the U.S. Health Innovation Edge Slip Away

UW-Bothell Partnership Creates BSN Opportunities

NurseWeek, June 14, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell is teaming up with state government and local educational institutions to offer a BSN program this fall at the University Center of North Puget Sound in Everett, Wash. UW-Bothell Partnership Creates BSN Opportunities

Washington Brewers Festival returns to St. Edward next weekend

Bothell Komo, June 13, 2010
The Washington Brewers Festival is back at St. Edward State Park next weekend, and it'll have a little bit for everyone. UW Bothell is hosting one of the shuttle stations to the event. Washington Brewers Festival returns to St. Edward next weekend

CPS considers more alternative schools *

Cincinnati.com, June 13, 2010
Could Cincinnati Public Schools be home to a new college-prep boarding school? What about a school that takes a holistic approach to fixing an entire community, not just educating its children? The Center for Reinventing Public Education is mentioned.

Once expelled, student turned things around

Everett Herald, June 13, 2010
At the May Everett Rotary Club banquet, Harmon received a $6,000 scholarship from the EverTrust Foundation. She plans to attend Cascadia Community College before transferring to the University of Washington's Bothell campus to study nursing. Once expelled, student turned things around

Better accounting needed for schools

The Columbus Dispatch, June 12, 2010
Gov. Ted Strickland is to be congratulated for his wise decision to undertake a comprehensive review of Ohio's school system, focusing on a more efficient use of school dollars. The Center for Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Better accounting needed for schools

UW-Bothell graduation is Sunday at BofA Arena in Seattle

Bothell-Komo, June 11, 2010
Around 900 UW-Bothell students will get to make the walk they've always wanted to take on Sunday and get their diplomas. UW-Bothell graduation is Sunday at BofA Arena in Seattle

Biomedical device summit in Bothell June 17

Snohomish County Business Journal, June 10, 2010
The 2010 Washington State Biomedical Device Summit is set for 3 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 17 in Mobius Hall at Cascadia Community College in Bothell. Biomedical device summit in Bothell June 17

Teacher Layoffs Across the Nation

Suite101, June 9, 2010
School districts across the nation seek ways to cut costs but teacher layoffs top the list of budget-cutting proposals, hurting millions of students. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Teacher Layoffs Across the Nation

Javid to serve as UW-Bothell commencement speaker

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, June 8, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell has announced Mahnaz Aflatooni Javid, doctor of education, as speaker for its 19th annual commencement ceremony June 13.Javid to serve as UW-Bothell commencement speaker

New UW program for teachers

Bothell Komo, June 8, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell has a new professional development program for middle and high-school teachers of history and/or social studies at participating "Picturing America" schools. New UW program for teachers

UW jazz program energized by 'The Vu Effect'

Seattle Times, June 7, 2010
Trumpeter Cuong Vu, who will be presented a University of Washington Distinguished Teaching Award on June 10, has by all accounts vitalized the school's jazz program with his fresh outlook and demanding teaching style. UW Bothell professor, Diane Gillespie, will also receive the Distinguished Teaching Award. UW jazz program energized by 'The Vu Effect'

135th Commencement at UW's Seattle campus--2 p.m. June 12 at Husky Stadium

UW News, June 7, 2010
Mark A. Emmert, University of Washington president, will officiate at his final Commencement ceremonies in Seattle on June 12, as well as Commencement ceremonies at UW Tacoma June 11 and UW Bothell June 13. 135th Commencement at UW's Seattle campus--2 p.m. June 12 at Husky Stadium

Education system needs change more than money

UH Manoa Student College Newspaper, June 7, 2010
The education system needs a financial break, and Congress agrees. Approximately $23 billion will be distributed among the states with Hawai‘i getting as much as $91 million, which would be enough to prevent teacher layoffs and possibly eliminate Furlough Fridays next school year. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Education system needs change more than money

The Layoff Epidemic

The New Republic, June 5, 2010
Last year, nearly 60 percent of students were suspended at some point. And, just off school grounds, students must navigate poverty, crime, and gangs. But, fresh out of college, Melvoin, a Los Angeles native, was excited to work with kids in one of his city's most challenging schools. The Center for Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. The Layoff Epidemic

UW-Bothell's Pohl is named as a Healthy Aging Research Scholar for 2010-11

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, June 3, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell announced that master of nursing student Janet Pohl has been named as a Healthy Aging Research Scholar for 2010-11. UW-Bothell's Pohl is named as a Healthy Aging Research Scholar for 2010-11

STF to fund free software for UW students

UW Daily, June 1, 2010
After seeing a $2 million surplus and funding a second round of proposals this year, the Student Technology Fee Committee (STFC) is now making software free to students. STF to fund free software for UW students

Couple receives UW Legacy Award

Bothell Komo, June 1, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell has named Douglas and Barbara Allan as the recipients of the 2010 UW Bothell Legacy Award. Couple receives UW Legacy Award

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