June - December 2011

December

Up In The Atmosphere : Mercury In The Sky

Inside Higher Ed, January 20, 2012
Mercury’s falling, you say. And it is, but not in the way that you might expect. A new study sheds light on increasing levels of Hg in the atmosphere, and its effects on the food chain. In a study published December 19, 2011 in the journal Nature Geoscience, Seth Lyman and Daniel Jaffe from the University of Washington Bothell examined how interactions between the upper atmosphere and the earth are moving this mercury into the food chain...Read more

Pollution From The Stratosphere

Earth Times, December 19,2011
The upper troposphere and the lower stratosphere present an ideal reaction site for the oxidation of mercury that finds its way there on microscopic particles. "The upper atmosphere is acting as a chemical reactor to make the mercury more able to be deposited to ecosystems," said Seth, who did the work as a research assistant professor in science and technology at the University of Washington Bothell...Read more

Stray Showers of Mercury Getting Into Food Chain

The Guardian, December 18, 2011
Earth is being showered with mercury that can land anywhere and enter the food chain, a study has shown. The poisonous metal is released as a vapour by burning fuel then falls back to Earth and is easily absorbed by the aquatic ecosystem. Bacteria transform the oxidised mercury into methyl mercury, which easily enters the food chain. US scientist Dr Seth Lyman, who led the research while at the University of Washington Bothell, said: "Much of the emitted mercury is deposited far from its original sources...Read more

Minneapolis Union will help authorize charter schools

Education Week, December 5, 2011
A separate report from the Center for Reinventing Public Education, also out today, finds that despite more flexibility in some areas, like work hours, unionized charter schools often contain the same kinds of step-and-lane pay scales, due process, and grievance procedures (though expedited) as those in public schools...Read more

Innovate Washington state's K-12 schools, don't cut the school year

Seattle Times, December 1, 2011
AMID our state's ongoing budget woes, lawmakers say they can no longer protect K-12 schools from more cuts. To balance the budget, Gov. Chris Gregoire has said she will ask voters to choose between reducing the school year by four days and temporarily increasing the state sales tax. Written by Robin Lake, associate director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education...Read more

Block back-door charter cap tactic

The Detroit News, December 1, 2011
Robin Lake, associate director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington, says accountability is the bottom line for all management organizations and that oversight comes from the school boards and authorizers...Read more

November

UW-Bothell students address anti-gay slur: 'Look — we're here and we're not gonna tolerate this'

Bothell-Reporter, November 30, 2011
When Heather Meyer-Love found out about the anti-gay slur that someone scrawled onto a campus map in October, she was offended...Read more

Spiral Genetics, started by UW classmates, looks to crunch DNA data in new way

Xconomy Seattle, November 30, 2011
Spiral was founded in 2009 by a couple of students in a University of Washington-Bothell entrepreneurship class...Read more

Lake Stevens man takes jet skiing to the extreme

Lake Stevens Journal, November 21, 2011
Pittman continues to finish up his senior year at University of Washington Bothell he is also making plans for his future on the water and hopes to see a ski racing event started a little closer to home, maybe even in Lake Stevens...Read more

Technology can be a tool of efficiency for cash-strapped education budgets

The Seattle Times, November 20, 2011
Washington state is home to a thriving technology sector and plenty of forward-thinking entrepreneurs. No surprise then that useful ideas and debate are emerging from a series of forums hosted by the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education...Read more

‘Never stop battling’

The Gazette Times, November 20, 2011
Whitney has worked with Ron Tilden at the University of Washington Bothell campus for 10 years. After Whitney was diagnosed, Tilden decided to talk to his brother, who has a pilot’s license. Together they planned to fly the four of them down to Corvallis to watch the OSU-UW game...Read more

The Seattle Public Schools Achievement Gap

The Stranger, November 18, 2011
The UW's Center on Reinventing Public Education has mapped what you more or less already knew: Schools in South Seattle neighborhoods (poorer, more racially diverse parts of the city) have the lowest performing schools, while schools in neighborhoods north of the ship canal (vanilla town) have the highest performing schools...Read more

Here's the sad thing about the explosion of charter schools over the past decade

Business Insider, November 16, 2011
Charter school enrollment is soaring in America, with a nearly 1 million increase in enrollment and nearly 3,000  new schools from 2000 to 2009. The movement has backers like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned...Read more

What the evidence on charter schools really shows

The Washington Post, November 16, 2011
Mathematica and CRPE released a report presenting a large, thorough analysis of charter management organizations (CMOs). In order to be included in the study, CMOs had to be well-established and run multiple schools, which means the schools they run are probably better than the average charter in terms of management and resources. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned...Read more

Creating sound policy for digital learning

Huff Post, November 16, 2011
Paul Hill leads the Center for Reinventing Public Education. His work over the last two decades has done more to shape my views about how to design delivery of public education than any other scholar...Read more

Another UW Bothell Freshman Preview day scheduled for Saturday

Bothell Reporter, November 14, 2011
A reminder from our friends at UW Bothell that they are holding another Freshman Preview Day this Saturday...Read more

Teachers union may have been key to Marty McLaren's success

The Seattle Times, November 9, 2011
While the Seattle union has mostly chosen to stay out of School Board politics, teachers unions across the country have shown they can greatly influence board races, said Robin Lake, associate director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington...Read more

Legislators, education leaders have public meeting on education budgets Wednesday night at Bothell campus

The Weekly Herald, November 9, 2011
State Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, State Reps. Luis Moscoso and Derek Stanford, and administrators from the University of Washington, Cascadia Community College. the Lake Washington Technology Institute, and the Northshore School District will speak at a community meeting about education budgets Wednesday at the Bothell campus shared by Cascadia Community College and UW-Bothell...Read more

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State Representative Suggests Closing UW Bothell

The Daily, November 7, 2011
A state legislator suggested closing public university branch campuses including the UW’s Bothell extension to solve the state’s budget crisis...Read more

UW celebrates 150th anniversary with 'W Day'

MSNBC, November 4, 2011
You might want to break out the purple and gold as the University of Washington celebrates its 150th anniversary Friday...Read more

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Study Finds Achievement Mixed at Charters Run by Networks

Education Week, November 3, 2011
A new national study on the effectiveness of the networks that operate charter schools finds that their students' test scores in math, science, and social studies improve after they have spent a year or two at the school, but not by much. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned...Read more

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UW-Bothell contributes to 150 years of excellence| Chancellor's Column

Bothell Reporter, November 2, 2011
Over the past 150 years, the University of Washington and the people of the state of Washington have worked together to create one of the most livable, innovative and vibrant areas of the nation....Read more

Student achievement in charter schools

One News Now, November 1, 2011
A reviewer says a new University of Washington study of charter schools shows encouraging results for elementary and secondary charter school students.
The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned...Read more

October

Online public schools produce profits but some are failing students

King 5 News, October 31, 2011
“Fundamentally, for businesses the bottom line is profit," said education policy expert Dr. Wayne Au from the University of Washington’s Bothell campus...Read more

First W-Day coming up for UW Bothell

Bothell Komo, October 28, 2011
It's a first for UW Bothell and organizers want students, alumni, and community members to show their pride by sporting your purple for W Day...Read more

Wednesday Churn: Obama’s back

Education News, October 25, 2011
Everybody gets confused by the parade of studies on whether charter schools or traditional schools produce better student achievement. A new report by the University of Washington’s Center on Reinventing Public Education claims to clear up the confusion by studying the studies...Read more

UW-Bothell's business program joins an elite group

Bothell Komo, October 21, 2011
A week after announcing record enrollment at the university, UW-Bothell has something else to celebrate...Read more

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DPS teacher-pay system likely boosting student achievement, study finds

The Denver Post, October 19, 201
University of Colorado Denver and University of Washington Bothell researchers worked on the study together. They looked at statistical data but also interviewed and surveyed teachers, principals and district administrators..Read more

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Student progress can be tied to teacher's school

Seattle PI, October 15, 2011
The academic progress of public school students can be traced, in part, to where their teachers went to college, according to new research by the University of Washington Center for Education Data & Research..Read more

UW-Bothell reports record enrollment figures

Bothell-Reporter, October 13, 2011
The University of Washington, Bothell reports record enrollment growth with a head-count for the 2011-2012 academic year of 3,759 students, also counted as 3,367 FTE (full-time equivalent students). This number compares to an FTE of 2,880 in the previous 2010-2011 year, corresponding to an increase of 17 percent..Read more

September

HCL to Create More Than 400 Jobs in the Greater Seattle Area

MSNBC, September 21, 2011
HCL will work closely with several local universities to recruit young graduates, including the University of Washington, University of Washington-Bothell Campus, University of Washington-Tacoma, Seattle University, and Seattle Pacific University...Read more

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Newcastle Resident Walks to Raise Brain Cancer Awareness

Issaquah Press, September 20, 2011
owell, a student at the University of Washington, Bothell, said having a close-knit family proved invaluable as her father battled brain cancer...Read more

Putting parents in charge

New York Times, September 17, 2011
The school year is in full swing and, if you are the parent of a school-age child, you’ve probably figured out how to get your children up each weekday morning, dressed and out the door — toast in hand — in order to catch the school bus. Good for you. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned ... Read more

UW Bothell names McCray 2011 Diversity Scholar

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter.com, September 16, 2011
The recipient of the University of Washington Bothell Diversity Scholar Award for 2011 is freshman Stephenie McCray, who enters the university with a high-school grade-point average of 4.0. Only one Diversity Scholar Award is bestowed each year at UW Bothell; the award is $10,000 for four consecutive years ... Read more

EvCC breaks ground for new Nursing and Health Sciences building

Mukilteo Beacon, September 14, 2011
EvCC has educated nurses since the 1950s, and the college’s north Everett campus is home to the University Center of North Puget Sound, which offers University of Washington Bothell’s Bachelor of Science degree in nursing for registered nurses at EvCC’s campus ... Read more

School Reform Experts in Seattle Point to Online Learning as a Way to Close Achievement Gap

The Republic, September 12, 2011
The idea promoted at the event organized by University of Washington Bothell's Center on Reinventing Public Education was digital or online learning to help tailor instruction to every child's needs ... Read more

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New University of Washington, Bothell Conservatory on the Way

Bothell-Reporter, September 10, 2011
Friday's groundbreaking ceremony for the Sarah Simonds Green Conservatory at the University of Washington, Bothell featured, from left: Community liaison for U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee, Kelly Marquardt; conservatory benefactor, Dr. Gordon Green; Bothell Mayor Mark Lamb; and UW-Bothell Vice Chancellor Richard Penny ...  Read more

Sunrise Over the Wetlands at UW Bothell

King 5 News, September 8, 2011
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Sunrise Over the Wetlands at UW Bothell

Literally, it's First Day of School

Herald Net, September 8, 2011
Students at Evergreen Middle School in Everett spent a part of their day listening to two Everett High School graduates talk about working hard and staying in school. The graduates, Val Hennings and Krystal Hernandez, are now attending University of Washington Bothell ... Read more

Paterson School's $2M Challenge to Improve Bumps into Hard Reality

NorthJersey.com, September 8, 2011
Sarah Yatsko, who studies SIG turnarounds at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington, said the best chance for success is picking a leader with a great record for boosting the performance of failing schools ... Read more

Same-Sex Classes About Achievement, Not Overreaching Laws

The News Tribune, September 8, 2011
“It is ironic that a nondiscrimination provision designed to protect a disadvantaged group is now being used to prevent that same group from getting an advantage,” said Paul Hill. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned ... Read more

Acting Superintendent Presents Plan to Reorganize Jefferson Parish Schools Central Office

Nola.com, September 7, 2011
Meza said his plan is based on research by the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington, a leading organization in district portfolio management research ... Read more

Urban Charters Outstrip Performance of Nonurban, Study Finds

Education Week, September 7, 2011
“There seems to be growing consensus around something that makes schools like KIPP unique,” said Robin J. Lake, the associate director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education ... Read more

Veterans attending UW Bothell have a new organization

bothellKOMO at KOMONews.com, September 5, 2011
The University of Washington Bothell campus now has a Student Veterans of American chapter.
UW Bothell announced last week that the school’s Student Veterans Association had cleared all the hurdled involved in becoming an official chapter ... Read more

Metro Transit to Move Some Woodinville Service to More on-Demand DART

WoodinvillePatch, September 2, 2011
Route 251 currently connecting the University of Washington-Bothell and Cascadia Community College campuses will switch to DART in February, 2012 ... Read more

August

UW-Bothell grad Biascoechea wins national management award

PNWLocalNews.com, August 25, 2011

University of Washington, Bothell alumnus Raul Biascoechea was named Manager of the Year by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. Biascoechea earned his master of business administration (MBA) degree from UW-Bothell in 2002.”UW-Bothell grad Biascoechea wins national management award

Showing Where Community Colleges Pass, Fail

Miller-McCune.com, August 25, 2011

As the fall semester begins, we look at some of the ways community colleges are meeting — or failing to meet — the needs of their students. Daniel Jacoby of the University of Washington Bothell, writes that…“Community college graduation rates decrease as the proportion of part-time faculty employed increases.”Showing Where Community Colleges Pass, Fail

What’s Stopping Successful Charter Schools from Expanding?

Bangor Daily News, August 24, 2011

The upcoming report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education includes findings that charter-management organizations are opening schools in only a small number of states.What’s Stopping Successful Charter Schools from Expanding?

UW Bothell offers certificate in nonprofit management

Snohomish county Business Journal, August 23, 2011

BOTHELL – The Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Program at the University of Washington Bothell will begin offering the Certificate in Nonprofit Management this fall.IUW Bothell offers certificate in nonprofit management

Is Puget Sound the new Silicon Valley?

Examiner.com, August 20, 2011

Once again the Puget Sound region has show that it is the place for technology companies with Google bringing more business to the State of Washington. This time it is the city of Bothell that has attracted the technology giant…Is Puget Sound the new Silicon Valley?

Google plans 840-person expansion near Seattle

Puget Sound Business Journal-TechFlash, August 18, 2011

Google has filed plans to add up to 840 workers at an office park north of Seattle, a dramatic expansion of its workforce on the home turf of Microsoft.Google plans 840-person expansion near Seattle

Assistant Professor, Legal and Policy Studies

HigherEdJobs.com, August 18, 2011

Assistant Professor, tenure-track (one full-time position), nine-month academic-year appointment. Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS) at the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) seeks a dynamic educator with expertise in legal studies and policy analysis…Assistant Professor, Legal and Policy Studies

University of Washington tops America’s coolest schools

KPLU.org, August 17, 2011

What’s the coolest university in America? According to Sierra Magazine, it’s the University of Washington.University of Washington tops America’s coolest schools

Sierra Club kudos for UW Tacoma’s sustainable campus

pnwlocalnews.com, August 17, 2011

What's the coolest university in America? By one significant measure, it's the University of Washington. "Sierra Magazine," the official publication of the Sierra Club, has named the University of Washington as the top university in the country for its initiatives to operate sustainably…Sierra Club kudos for UW Tacoma’s sustainable campus

New development tripling student housing at UW-Bothell

Bothell Komo, August 17, 2011

A 240-unit apartment complex called Husky Village will be a big step forward for the UW-Bothell’s mostly commuter campus, tripling the amount of housing available for students. New development tripling student housing at UW-Bothell

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UW Bothell's Husky Village Nearly Ready for Students this Fall

The Herald, August 17, 2011

There is still some work to be done at Husky Village Student Housing. Contractors are finishing the main office and there are plans to add a deck by the pond behind the eight-building apartment complex. UW Bothell's Husky Village Nearly Ready for Students this Fall

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Little Radioactive Material From Fukushima Reached Europe

Chemical & Engineering News, August 15, 2011

Dan Jaffe, an atmospheric chemist at the University of Washington Bothell agrees: "I'd like to see this as an opportunity to ask, 'how can we improve things?'" Little Radioactive Material From Fukushima Reached Europe

Texas Teachers Launch Teacher Boot Camp

KHOU Huston, August 13, 2011

"These (charters) are public schools, and instead of treating them like pariahs, we should be learning from them,”’ said Parker Baxter, who heads the Center on Reinventing Public Education’s district-charter compact project. Texas Teachers Launch Teacher Boot Camp

Charter Operators Face Challenges in 'Scaling Up'

Education Week, August 12, 2011

The upcoming report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education includes findings that charter-management organizations are opening schools in only a small number of states. Charter Operators Face Challenges in 'Scaling Up'

Washington state’s budget: My how you’ve grown

Crosscut.com, August 11, 2011

A look at the budget's changes over decades shows much bigger numbers but not as big as you might think. And these numbers reflect shifting public values, demographic shifts, federal programs, and bipartisan agreement over the nature of the growth. Washington state’s budget: My how you’ve grown

IDEA, PSJA districts Launch Teacher Boot Camp

The Monitor, August 8, 2011

“What you’re seeing is a set of pioneers that say, ‘These (charters) are public schools, and instead of treating them like pariahs, we should be learning from them,’” said Parker Baxter, who heads the Center on Reinventing Public Education’s district-charter compact project. IDEA, PSJA districts Launch Teacher Boot Camp

Gates Foundation Pours Funds into Education Advocacy Groups

The Seattle Times, August 6, 2011

Those groups have a tremendous advocacy apparatus, too, said Paul Hill, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington, which receives some Gates grants. Gates Foundation Pours Funds into Education Advocacy Groups

UW-Bothell’s Husky Village Taking Shape

Bothell Reporter, August 5, 2011

Teams of contractors are working busily to ensure that the University of Washington-Bothell's first on-campus housing community is ready for nearly 240 students in September ... UW-Bothell’s Husky Village Taking Shape

July

Is Laying Off Teachers By Seniority a Mistake?

UPI.com, July 31, 2011

But is this the smartest way to fix the budget? Dan Goldhaber, director of the Center for Education Data and Research at the University of Washington Bothell ... Is Laying Off Teachers By Seniority a Mistake?

Interactive System Tracks Utility Usage

Snohomish County Business Journal, July 28, 2011

Real-time utility dashboard displays have been installed on the campus shared by University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia Community College to raise awareness of energy usage ... Interactive System Tracks Utility Usage

Gwangju Expats Take the Podium

The Korea Herald, July 26, 2011

The organizers picked the talk by professor Min Young-kyoung, an ESL writing specialist at the University of Washington Bothell, on writing across cultures as one of the best recent lectures ... Gwangju Expats Take the Podium

Welcome to the University of Washington Bothell, President Young

Bothell-Reporter, July 19, 2011

University of Washington President Michael Young met with students, faculty, campus administration and community and business leaders during his first visit to UW-Bothell July 18 ... Welcome to the University of Washington Bothell, President Young

A New Look at Energy Consumption at UWB

The Weekly Herald, July 20, 2011

Cost in hamburgers? New technology gives a taste of energy consumption at the University of Washington Bothell ... A New Look at Energy Consumption at UWB

More MBA Degree Seekers Show an Interest in Technology

U.S. News, July 19, 2011

In order to gain these necessary skills, students have the option of enrolling in a technology MBA program. This course of study is offered at schools across the country, including the University of Washington at Bothell ... More MBA Degree Seekers Show an Interest in Technology

Exploring the Limits of Privacy at Henry's 'The Talent Show'

KPLU News, July 17, 2011

Kari Lerum, an associate professor of Sociology at the University of Washington’s Bothell Campus says it’s all about the desire to tell a story ... Exploring the Limits of Privacy at Henry's 'The Talent Show'

What Would The Black Panthers Do?

Townhall Conservative, July 8, 2011

Wayne Au, professor of education at the University of Washington in Bothell and an editor of Rethinking Schools, noted that 'test makers purposefully ... What Would The Black Panthers Do?

UW-Bothell Celebrates its 10,000th Graduate

Bothell-Reporter, July 8, 2011

The University of Washington, Bothell's 2011 commencement marked a milestone in the university’s history as the school awarded its 10,000th degree to student Hillary U ... UW-Bothell Celebrates its 10,000th Graduate

UW-Bothell Alumni Council Elects New Leadership Team

Bothell-Reporter, July 7, 2011

The Alumni Council at the University of Washington, Bothell recently held elections to select its leadership for the upcoming 2011-2012 academic year ... UW-Bothell Alumni Council Elects New Leadership Team

UW-Bothell to Offer New Degree Options and Certificates for 2011-2012

Bothell-Reporter, July 7, 2011

In order to meet the evolving needs of students, the region, and the citizens of Washington state, the University of Washington, Bothell is adding several new degree programs, options and certificates for students in 2011 and 2012 ... UW-Bothell to Offer New Degree Options and Certificates for 2011-2012

Evening Magazine Visits UW Bothell

July 5, 2011

KING-5 Television’s Evening Magazine visited the UW Bothell campus Wednesday, June 29. The crew taped a few segments in front of the “W” and filmed a brief tour of the wetlands that  featured UW Bothell’s Associate Professor Warren Gold and the show’s host, Meeghan Black. The episode airs Tuesday, July 5 at 7 p.m. on Channel 5 ... Evening Magazine.

LA Schools Step Up Oversight of Stumbling Charters

MercuryNews.com, July 1, 2011

LOS ANGELES—The auditorium at the Los Angeles Unified school board was awash in varying shades of blue shirts at a recent meeting—sky blue belonged to parents from Crescendo Schools, while navy was worn by parents from ICEF Public Schools. Outside, another group of parents chanted and waved picket signs to "save ICEF schools." The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned ... LA Schools Step Up Oversight of Stumbling Charters

June

UW-Bothell to Offer New Degree Options and Certificates

Snohomish County Business Journal, June 30, 2011

In order to meet the evolving needs of students, the University of Washington-Bothell is adding several new degree programs, options and certificates for students in 2011 and 2012 ... UW-Bothell to Offer New Degree Options and Certificates

New Orleans 'portfolio' Strategy for Public Schools Gains Supporters Around the Country

Nola.com, June 29, 2011

More evidence arrives today that the same school improvement strategy that's been adopted in New Orleans is gaining traction across the country. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned ... New Orleans 'portfolio' Strategy for Public Schools Gains Supporters Around the Country

UWB Students Aboard!

KING-5.com, June 29, 2011

Students at UW Bothell took a field trip from Anacortes to Bellingham to practice water quality testing, navigation and other skills ... UWB Students Aboard!

A Rough Year for Charter Schools in Los Angeles

The Record Searchlight, June 26, 2011

LOS ANGELES —The auditorium at the Los Angeles Unified school board was awash in varying shades of blue shirts at a recent meeting: Sky blue belonged to parents from Crescendo Schools, while navy was worn by parents from ICEF Public Schools. Outside, another group of parents chanted and waved picket signs to "save ICEF schools." The Center for Reinventing Public Education is mentioned ... A Rough Year for Charter Schools in Los Angeles

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A Summer of Creativity

The Daily, June 22, 2011

Carrie Bodle, a visiting lecturer from the UW Bothell campus who has taught summer quarter art classes at the Seattle campus for the past five years, said that she views the studio as a unique learning space ... A Summer of Creativity

Bothell LiveARTS Festival Set to Draw Crowds June 25-26

Bothell-Reporter, June 21, 2011

It’s all about color, says Craig Davis, when discussing the upcoming Bothell 2011 LiveARTS Festival ... Bothell LiveARTS Festival Set to Draw Crowds June 25-26

UW-Bothell Students Raise Money, Collect Items for Foster Kids

Bothell-Reporter, June 21, 2011

A team of students from the University of Washington, Bothell's project-management class held their own foster-kids fund-raiser for a class project ... UW-Bothell Students Raise Money, Collect Items for Foster Kids

Line in the Sand on Hiring

Inside Higher Ed, June 17, 2011

Daniel Jacoby, a professor of economics at the University of Washington Bothell, which sought to draw attention to the correlation between higher rates of full-time faculty at community colleges and the graduation rates of students ... Line in the Sand on Hiring

Public Good, Public Cuts

The Economist,  June 16, 2011

A 2008 study from the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington found that spending on schools, adjusted for inflation, increased by 29% between 1990 and 2005, without a commensurate gain in pupil achievement. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned ... Public Good, Public Cuts

UW-Bothell Business Plan Winners Announced

Snohomish County Business Journal, June 2, 2011

BOTHELL — The Business Development Center at the University of Washington-Bothell awarded more than $20,000 at the final round of its inaugural Business Plan Competition last month ... UW-Bothell Business Plan Winners Announced

Agassi, investment team to help charter schools in U.S.

Las Vegas Review Journal, June 2, 2011

Building a $40 million college-preparatory charter school from the ground up in less than a decade? That's a big idea. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned ... Agassi, investment team to help charter schools in U.S.

UW-Bothell set to honor class of 2011

Bothell-Reporter, June 1, 2011

The University of Washington's Bothell campus is set to honor the institution's largest graduating class to date at its Commencement ceremonies on June 12 ... UW-Bothell set to honor class of 2011

Are Minority Kids Being Denied Opportunity Because Of Racism In Public Schools?

The Seattle Medium, June 1, 2011

Racism inherent in our institutions causes the achievement gap -- not poor teachers or poor community, argued a panel of speakers at an event put on by the Social Equality Educators, a Seattle grassroots education organization ... Are Minority Kids Being Denied Opportunity Because Of Racism In Public Schools?

Did You Know?

The Nursing and Health Studies program now offers a B.A. degree in Health Studies.