June - December 2013

December

UW Bothell Names Rusdi Kirana To Its Advisory Board

NW Asian Weekly, December 16, 2013
Rusdi Kirana, president director of Lion Group, the largest private air carrier in Indonesia, has been appointed to the advisory board for the University of Washington Bothell School of Business. The council provides strategic guidance, helps build external partnerships, and deepens the school’s relationship with the business community. Read More

Want More STEM Grads to Stay? Start a Washington Institute of Technology

The Seattle Times, December 14, 2013
A RECENT graduate from one of our public high schools scored a 29 on the ACT, which placed him in the 95th percentile nationally. With high math and science scores and career interests in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), he was the kind of student Washington state companies complain they can’t find to hire locally. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned. Read More

Diverse group of APA community contributors honored

Northwest Asian Weekly, December 12, 2013
Chancellor Yeigh was among eight individuals honored by the NW Asian Weekly for contributions to the Asian community. Read More

Wayne Au to Chair UW Bothell Diversity Council

Bothell Reporter, December 6, 2013
Wayne Au, an associate professor in the Education Program, has been appointed to chair the University of Washington Bothell Diversity Council by Chancellor Wolf Yeigh. The Diversity Council was established in 2009 as a major priority of the 21st Century Campus Initiative strategic plan to enhance campus commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. Read More

What Rural Schools in Idaho Can Teach Us

The Seattle Times, December 2, 2013
Leadership in rural school districts is very personal, and often a force for progress or stagnation. That’s among the early observations of Paul Hill, founder and former director of the University of Washington’s Center on Reinventing Public Education, who is leading a consortium that’s studying innovations in rural communities. Read More

At Youth Court, Peers Hold Young Drivers Accountable

Heraldnet.com, November 27, 2013
The youth court began last year out of a partnership between the city, University of Washington Bothell and local high schools. Read More

New Latina Group at Nelson Middle School Preps Turkey for Needy

RentonReporter.com, November 27, 2013
A group of women at University of Washington’s Bothell division meets with the girls frequently. Read More

Navarro Appointed to UW Bothell Advisory Board

Tu Decides, November 26, 2013
Luis Navarro of Seattle has been appointed to the University of Washington Bothell Advisory Board by UW Bothell Chancellor Wolf Yeigh. The advisory board provides guidance to the campus on issues surrounding higher education, assists in building relationships with business and civic leaders and advocates for university resources. Read More

What Rural Schools in Idaho Can Teach Us

The Seattle Times, December 2, 2013
Leadership in rural school districts is very personal, and often a force for progress or stagnation. That’s among the early observations of Paul Hill, founder and former director of the University of Washington’s Center on Reinventing Public Education, who is leading a consortium that’s studying innovations in rural communities. Read More

November

At Youth Court, Peers Hold Young Drivers Accountable

Heraldnet.com, November 27, 2013
The youth court began last year out of a partnership between the city, University of Washington Bothell and local high schools. Read More

New Latina Group at Nelson Middle School Preps Turkey for Needy

RentonReporter.com, November 27, 2013
A group of women at University of Washington’s Bothell division meets with the girls frequently. Read More

At Youth Court, peers hold young drivers accountable

The Herald, November 27, 2013
Bothell Youth Court, a partnership between UW Bothell, local schools and Bothell Municipal Court, continues to teach responsibility, restorative justice, and advocacy. Read More

UW Bothell Lecturer, Students Collaborate with EMP on “Doctor Who” 50th Anniversary Celebration

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, November 22, 2013
When a student decides to attend UW Bothell, chances are they will find there’s a little something for everyone, especially when it comes to opportunities to work side by side with faculty. Often, the opportunity grows out of a class assignment or presentation. Occasionally, the topics seem a bit out of this world like the issues in media studies class titled “The World of Doctor Who,” taught by School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences lecturer Wanda Gregory. Read More

Technology and Project Management Expert Joins OSC as Senior Director of Implementation

ITBriefing.net, November 21, 2013
Industry expert Nico Potgieter has joined OSC, the Kennesaw-based risk management services provider, as senior director of implementation. A native of South Africa, Potgieter served as an airline transport pilot and in the South African Air Force. He is a graduate of the University of Washington Bothell / Vertafore Technical Leadership Development Program in Business Management and Leadership. Read More

National Speaker Airs Concerns On Oppression and Inequality in Public Education

Dailytitan.com, November 21, 2013
Au, an associate professor from the University of Washington Bothell, covered the issues of the corporate charter movement, and the impact of excluding students based on poor test scores and race. Read More

Rural Opportunities Consortium of Idaho Launched

DigitalJournal.com November 19, 2013
One in three American schools are rural, but little has been done to advance the understanding of how to help these schools serve their diverse populations. To help answer these questions, the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation announced today the launch of the Rural Opportunities Consortium of Idaho (ROCI) to advance education reform in rural and frontier America. Read More

The 10 Stocks to Watch in 2014

Minyanville.com, November 19, 2013
As the year winds down, Minyanville is looking forward to 2014. Of course, the markets are unpredictable, but we've put our heads together to choose 10 stocks that will be worth paying attention to in the coming year. David Miller of UW Bothell’s Center for Student Entrepreneurship contributed to this article. Read More

UW Bothell Freshman to Lead Common Book Conference

Bothell Reporter, November 19, 2013
The Common Book is a UW Bothell initiative that engages first year students, faculty and community members in the reading and discussions of one book. Read More

Local Volunteers Jump into Action to Help Typhoon Ravaged Philippines

Kiroradio.com, November 18, 2013
Some University of Washington-Bothell graduates with a passion for helping others are using the power of social media to organize a fundraiser this week for relief efforts in the Philippines. Read More

Navarro appointed to UW Bothell Advisory Board

Bothell Reporter, November 5, 2013
Luis Navarro of Seattle has been appointed to the University of Washington Bothell Advisory Board by Chancellor Wolf Yeigh. The advisory board provides guidance to the campus on issues surrounding higher education, assists in building relationships with business and civic leaders and advocates for university resources. Read More

Seattle Ambassador returns home with a new view on her city

The Seattle Globalist, November 5, 2013
For Jozlyn Pelk, the first Seattle Ambassador Program honoree, it took leaving the country for the first time to discover the vast opportunities to make a global impact right here at home. Read More

Gates Foundation Places Big Bet on Teacher Agenda

Education Week, November 5, 2013
When Harvard professor Thomas Kane co-wrote a paper in 2006 on teacher quality, he did not expect that it would carry an import far beyond the insular world of Washington policy wonks. Dr. Dan Goldhaber is mentioned. Read More

Coal trains cause air quality issues, local researcher says

King 5, November 4, 2013
New research by a University of Washington Bothell professor finds coal and diesel trains in our region pose air quality issues and could impact the health of people living near the railroad tracks. Dr. Dan Jaffe is mentioned. Read More

This story was picked up by KUOW News and more than 30 other news outlets.

October

Are New Teachers Getting Smarter? UW Study Finds Increase in SAT Scores, GPA

Seattle Times, October 31, 2013
SAT scores and other measures of academic success could be on the rise for teachers just entering the workforce, according to a new study from University of Washington, Bothell, researchers Dan Goldhaber and Joe Walch. Read More
Goldhaber and Walch’s article can be read at Education Next.

Veterans Resource Fair Scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 7 at EdCC

Lynnwood Today, October 31, 2013
Edmonds Community College recently named Chris Szarek the first director of its Veterans Resource Center, which assists veterans in navigating enrollment, helps them access educational and financial benefits, and offers other resources while veterans attend college. Read More
Szarek is a UW Bothell graduate.

Bloomberg-Era School Changes Debated in N.Y.C. Race

Education Week, October 29, 2013
Paul T. Hill, the founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education and a research professor at the University of Washington Bothell, agreed, noting that in the early days of Children First, Mayor Bloomberg took advantage of relatively higher state education budgets… Read More

UW hosts series of events for Veterans Appreciation Week Nov. 5 to 11

UW Today, October 28, 2013
The University of Washington is planning a number of events that will be held during the week preceding Veterans Day to honor UW alumni, students, faculty and staff who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Read More

A Better City for Kids

NY Daily News, October 27, 2013
Bill de Blasio has courted opponents of charter schools, school performance accountability and other actions identified with Mayor Bloomberg. In last week’s debate, in fact, de Blasio said his greatest regret was putting too much faith in mayoral control of schools under this mayor.
Paul T Hill is the founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Teachers Jump-Start Turnaround at White Center Heights Elementary

The Seattle Times, October 26, 2013
Conventional wisdom holds that substantive change in public education moves at a glacial pace, and no one at White Center Heights is declaring victory yet. But after failing to gain traction for years, teachers there achieved something eludes educators across the country: They jump-started a turnaround, and they did it in nine months.
The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Read More

Coal Data

Crosscut.com, October 25, 2013
On Nov. 4, University of Washington Bothell Professor Dan Jaffe will release the preliminary results of what is billed as the first look at the diesel emissions and coal dust from trains crossing the state. Read More

Dr. Gary Goldbaum Honored for Excellence in Public Health Epidemiology

Lake Stevens Journal, October 24, 2013
Since February 2007, Gary Goldbaum has been the Health Officer and Director of the Snohomish Health District, serving more than 710,000 residents in Snohomish County. He worked at Public Health—Seattle & King County prior to accepting the position of Health Officer. Dr. Goldbaum continues to teach at the University of Washington School of Public Health.
Dr. Goldbaum is a member of the Nursing and Health Studies Advisory Board at the University of Washington-Bothell. Read More

Northshore Scholarship Foundation to Release Complete List of Scholarships

Bothell Reporter, October 24, 2013
The scholarships are targeted for 2014 graduating seniors at Inglemoor, Woodinville and Bothell high schools, and at the Secondary Academy for Success (SAS), as well as students enrolled at UW Bothell and Cascadia Community College. Read More

New UW Chancellor has High Ambitions

Northwest Asian Weekly, October 24, 2013
University of Washington Bothell’s new chancellor Bjong Wolf Yeigh has ambitions for both his new institution and for its students, the majority of whom identify with underrepresented minority groups. Read More

Hollywood Hill Elementary Adding STEM Approach to Science Learning

The Woodinville Weekly, October 21, 2013
Principal Scott Beebe explained, in an email interview, a very good reason for introducing this approach to learning at such a young age in students. "There is some research that highlights this as an elementary problem, because kids make up their minds about whether or not they are ‘good’ or interested in STEM subject matter around the age of 10," he wrote, although that was not the primary factor in deciding to pursue the STEM approach.
The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned. Read More

Edmonds CC Hires Director for New Veterans Resource Center

Lynnwood Today, October 16, 2013
Szarek is a 20-year veteran of the Navy Seabees who attended Edmonds CC and graduated with a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Washington-Bothell. Read More

This story also picked up by: News of Mill Creek and the Edmonds Patch.

UW Bothell Says New Contract Type May Soon be ‘New Normal’ for Big Jobs

Daily Journal of Commerce, October 17, 2013
Efficiency started with the UW, which put language in the contract that “introduced terms that made it clear we expected a cooperative kind of relationship between all parties,” said Steve Tatge, assistant director of the Major Projects Group at the UW. Read More

Diversity Aside, International Students Bring a Financial Incentive

The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 15, 2013
(UW Bothell) doesn’t make any effort to recruit from overseas, said Susan E. Jeffords, the university’s chancellor for academic affairs. Instead, most of the college’s international students transfer from the state’s community-college system, and the erst come through word of mouth, Ms. Jeffords said. “We’re not targeting international students because of that tuition rate,” she added. Read More

UW Fall 2013 enrollment: Largest freshman class ever

UW Today, October 14, 2013
The UW Bothell this fall has a total enrollment of 4,604, with 4,077 undergraduates. Bothell has become the largest of the state’s five branch campuses. Read More

This story also picked up by : Noodls

Puget Sound nonprofits announce plans for neighborhood radio stations

West Seattle Herald, October 14, 2013
Fifteen local nonprofits and universities are ready to apply for low-power FM (LPFM) radio licenses to serve Seattle's neighborhoods. UWave radio is mentioned. Read More

BHS welcomes visits from Linfield, WSU and other colleges this week

Bainbridge Review, October 9, 2013
Bainbridge High students will have the chance to meet with representatives from the California Maritime Academy, Washington State University, UW-Bothell, Linfield College, Eastern Washington University and Pitzer College. Read More

UW branch campus at Bothell growing

HeraldNet, October 9, 2013
BOTHELL -- The Bothell campus of the University of Washington is starting to catch up with the growth that was projected when it opened in 1990 on a campus it shares with Cascadia Community College. Read More

UW Bothell is State’s Fastest-Growing Campus

Seattle Times, October 5, 2013
It has taken more than two decades, but the University of Washington’s Bothell campus has finally reached the size and prominence its founders thought it would achieve much sooner. Read More

What’s Fairer than Fair Trade? Try Direct Trade With Cocoa Farmers

Yes! Magazine, October 4, 2013
By adulthood, my love for chocolate had grown into such a fascination that I enrolled in a Ph.D. program to study its origins, trade, and politics, traveling the world to discover where chocolate comes from, who makes it, and the true costs behind everybody’s favorite sweet. Kristy Leissle is Lecturer in the UW Bothell Global Studies Program. Read More

MS in Econ Development

24-7pressrelease.com, October 3, 2013
“Leadership Meets Technology,: an exploration of new and disruptive technologies, is sponsored by the University of Washington Bothell’s MBA Association and will be held on the Bothell campus on Friday, October 11 at 5:30 p.m. Read More

A Flurry of Film Festivals; Arts Events: ‘Enter the Dragon’

The Seattle Times, October 3, 2013
The Seattle South Asian Film Festival opens Friday at SIFF Cinema at the Film Center and Mobius Hall on the University of Washington’s Bothell. Read More

Stand For a Real Education, Not a Standardized Test

Iexaminer.org, October 2, 2013
Public education is a chief cornerstone of American democracy. Yet our education system is on a steep decline as a result of inadequate funding, politically motivated policies like “No Child Left Behind” and the move toward privatization. UW Bothell Associate Professor of Education Wayne Au is quoted. Read More

The Truth About Charter Schools and Special Education

NY Daily News, October 1, 2013
In a new report for the Center on Reinventing Public Education and the Manhattan Institute, I identify the origins and map the growth of this gap between charters and traditional public school in New York City elementary schools. Read More

Trumba Powers University of Washington’s Campus-wide Event Management System

Digital Journal, October 1, 2013
Trumba Corporation, a leading developer of innovative online calendaring solutions, announced today the University of Washington’s campus-wide implementation of Trumba Connect. UW Bothell is mentioned. Read More

Fall Convergence on Poetics event at UW Bothell

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, September 30, 2013
The University of Washington Bothell will hold a Fall Convergence on Poetics at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Read More

September

Study: Why So Few Special Needs Students in N.Y.C. Charters?

Education Week, September 30, 2013
The well-documented phenomenon of charter schools serving smaller percentages of students with special needs than regular schools do stems from a smaller portion of families of students with special needs applying to charter schools as their children enter kindergarten, says a new study from the Center on Reinventing Public Education focusing on the New York City school system. Read More

Eight Annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival Comes to UW Bothell

Bothell Reporter, September 26, 2013
The eight annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF) will show at UW Bothell’s Mobius Hall, along with a site in Seattle, Oct. 4-13. The event will celebrate 100 years of Indian Cinema in conjunction with the Seattle International Film Festival. Read More

Grandfather travels 6,000 miles to attend grandson’s Convocation at UW Bothell

Bothell Reporter, September 25, 2013
First year students at UW Bothell’s eighth annual Convocation were surrounded by hundreds of faculty, staff, student leaders and family. Convocation is an event steeped in academic tradition. It is a way of welcoming those first year students and saying, “we are here to support you through your higher education journey.” Read More

People Watching

Herald Business Journal, September 25, 2013
BOTHELL — Bjong “Wolf” Yeigh is now installed as the new chancellor of the University of Washington Bothell campus. He took over the office on Sept. 2. Yeigh succeeds Kenyon Chan, who served as UW Bothell chancellor for six years. Yeigh was previously professor and president of the State University of New York Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome. Read More

Friends of North Creek Forest fundraiser

Bothell Reporter, September 25, 2013
The Friends of North Creek Forest will host a tour and fundraising event from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday. The event will feature forest tours and a keynote address by University of Washington Professor Amy Lambert, University of Washington. Read More

August

21st Century Prep Loses 2/3 of its Teachers

Journaltimes.com, August 26, 2013
21st Century Preparatory School officials had to replace two-thirds of their teaching staff following the departure of 20 teachers after the school year ended July 8. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Read More

WSU to begin design work for Everett university center

Heraldnet, August 26, 2013
Everett Community College now manages the University Center whose members include Western Washington University, Central Washington University and the University of Washington’s Bothell campus. Read More

Hartford Schools Should Not Lose Way

The Hartford Courant, August 23, 2013
Hartford’s public schools have been improving. In the past five years, no city has made more progress. But Mayor Pedro Segarra and the school board have pushed out reform leader Christina Kishimoto. Written by Paul T. Hill of the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Read More

Pacific Northwest Weighs Environmental Risks of Cashing in on Coal Export Market

PBS.org, August 2, 2013
The latest figures from the International Energy Agency show a record-breaking global increase in carbon dioxide emissions last year. Coal accounted for 44 percent of the rise. But, in the United States, demand for coal is dropping. As a result, American companies are looking to send more abroad. UW Bothell Professor Dan Jaffe is mentioned. Read More

UW seeks GC/CM for Bothell center

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, August 20, 2013
BOTHELL — The University of Washington is seeking a general contractor/construction manager for a 36,000-square-foot student activity center on its Bothell campus. Maximum construction cost is $10.2 million and bids are due Aug. 26. Read More

UWB students go on garbage patrol

The Woodinville Weekly, August 19, 2013
The UW Bothell students in Rob Turner’s Estuaries In Trouble summer course probably had no idea their classroom would take the shape of a floating garbage patrol on Bothell’s Sammamish River. Read More

UW Bothell and Northwest tribal leaders consider moving classroom to the reservation

Bothell Reporter, August 19, 2013
University of Washington Bothell professors and representatives from more than a dozen northwest Native American tribes will convene on the Bothell campus on Aug. 21 to formalize the Tribal Education Network (T-E-N). Read More

The Register's Editorial: Iowa should rethink the automatic pay bump for grad degrees

Shreveportimes.com, August 17, 2013
North Carolina will no longer pay new teachers more simply because they earned master’s degrees. The state is giving attention to research that shows teachers with advanced degrees do not improve student achievement. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Read More

Bothell artist works with Top Foods for fundraising event Aug. 25

Bothell Reporter, August 16, 2013
In collaboration with Bothell artist A. Gaul Culley, the Top Foods in Woodinville will host a family-friendly fundraising event that incorporates art, local wine tasting and Top Food's philosophy on hyper local foods from 6-8 p.m. on Aug. 25. Professor Amy Lambert is mentioned. Read More

Jobs Programs Assist Veterans With Locating Civilian Employment

PR Web, August 13, 2013
The Federal Savings Bank, an institution specialized in VA home loans is telling its prospective clients that due to the incompatibility of military training with civilian certifications that are used by employers, a number of job programs across the country as well as new legislation are aimed at closing this senseless gap. Ben Wiselogle, veterans program coordinator is mentioned. Read More

UW Bothell to showcase the power of e-Portfolios in higher education

Bothell Reporter, August 12, 2013
UW Bothell, recognizing the impact e-portfolios have on the teaching and learning experience in higher education, will host the Pacific Northwest’s first regional e-portfolio conference Sept. 20-21. Read More

Sammamish Slough clean up provides environmental education for UW Bothell students

Bothell Reporter, August 12, 2013
The UW Bothell students in Rob Turner’s Estuaries In Trouble summer course probably had no idea their classroom would take the shape of a floating garbage patrol on Bothell’s Sammamish Slough. But this is exactly the type of learning that happens on and off the campus of a university that prides itself in promoting community-based learning and research. Read More

Murray offers progress report on matching vets to jobs

HeraldNet.com, August 7, 2013
"Military training doesn't transfer to the civilian sector," said Ben Wiselogle, veterans program coordinator at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Murray hears progress on matching vets to jobs

Herald Business Journal, August 7, 2013
"Military training doesn't transfer to the civilian sector," said Ben Wiselogle, veterans program coordinator at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Edmonds CC Dean to Compete for Title of ‘World’s Strongest Woman’

MyEdmondsNews.com, August 4, 2013
Whisman had always been in an athlete, specifically a swimmer, but as a college freshman she saw a Strongman competition on ESPN for the first time. Whisman earned a Masters in Education through the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

July

Should Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn Take Credit for Economic Recovery?

The Seattle Times, July 19, 2013
On the campaign trail, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn often cites the city’s surging economy: unemployment below 5 percent, construction investments ballooning to pre-Recession levels, cruise ship boardings at record levels and the exponential growth in South Lake Union. University of Washington Bothell School of Business Dean Sandeep Krishnamurthy is featured. Read More

EPA Selects Eight Universities to Help Improve Public Health Data and Research

Epa.gov, July 25, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today, its selection of academic partners for the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) University Challenge, a project designed to find innovative ways to increase public awareness of toxic chemical releases in their communities and around the country. The University of Washington Bothell is among the participating universities. Read More

Mayor Mark Lamb on Construction In and Around Bothell

ComcastNewsmakers.com, July 17, 2013
Lamb discusses the numerous developments in the Bothell community, including the expansion of UW Bothell. Read More

Education student Joshua Kwon becomes UW Bothell’s first Martinez Fellow

Bothell Reporter, July 24, 2013
UW Bothell master of education student Joshua Kwon is the institution’s first Martinez Fellow. Read More

UW Bothell School of STEM dean wins award

Bothell Reporter, July 23, 2013
Elaine Scott, Dean of University of Washington Bothell’s School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, received Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association’s inaugural 2013 Life Science Innovation Northwest Women to Watch in Life Science award. Read More

Non-Profit and Graduate School Fair 2013

Seattle Pi, July 17, 2013
University of Washington Bothell Career Services, in partnership with the Office of Community Based Learning and Research, is thrilled to be hosting our first ever Non-Profit and Graduate School Fair. Read More

The Week Ahead @ The Henry

Hankblog, July 16, 2013
On Wednesday, July 17, Joe Milutis, Assistant Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, UW Bothell, will guide visitors through Paul Laffoley: Premonitions of the Bauharoque for a tour titled Mysticism as Information Design. Read More

Meet Seattle’s First Ambassador

SeattleGlobalist.com, July 1, 2013
University of Washington Bothell student Jozlyn Pelk has been selected as Seattle’s first ambassador. Read More

Farewell to freshman – Washington State to remove 40,000 pieces of legislation of ‘gender biased language’…but manhole survives

Dailymail.co.uk, July 2, 2013
This week new laws will come into effect in Washington State to form the final piece of a six-year effort to rewrite all state laws using gender-neutral vocabulary. University of Washington Bothell Professor Crispin Thurlow is quoted. Read More

June

WASITRAC Renewed Its Mission on Trade Advocacy with India

NewsWest9.com, June 30, 2013
After two trade missions to India and the first Washington State summit on the US-India Trade, the non-profit trade advocacy group, the Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee WASITRAC decided to refresh its mission reflecting the latest economic power shift in the global arena and the cultural and demographic shifts in the United States. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned. Read More

Zero To $60K In Six Months: Bootcamp Bootstraps Women Developers

Readwrite.com, June 28, 2013
Thu Quach, 23, has always longed for a career in technology. But it’s plain to see the cards have been stacked against her. Thu Quach is currently a UW Bothell student majoring in Computer Science. Read More

Former Microsoft VP Jim Ewel named CEO of InDemand Interpreting

Prweb.com, June 26, 2013
Jim Ewel is a 12-year Microsoft veteran and former Marketing Vice President of Windows Servers, the Chairman and CEO of GoAhead Software from 2003 to 2009, and an early investor and CEO of Adometry. He also teaches Marketing at the University of Washington-Bothell and is a thought leader for the concept of Agile Marketing. Read More

UW Bothell launches Digital Future Lab

Bothell Reporter, June 24, 2013
UW Bothell students now have an opportunity to expand their knowledge base by engaging in a collaborative, interdisciplinary digital experience at the Digital Future Lab. Read More

DREAM Act supporters rally again in Olympia

The News Tribune, June 24, 2013
Speakers at the rally included two University of Washington graduates who came to the United States as children. Ray Corona, 21, said he was ineligible to work in the United States until Congress approved the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program last year. Corona, who graduated from the University of Washington Bothell last week… Read More

Stripping Schools to the Bone

Socialistworker.org, June 18, 2013
AFTER CLAIMING that closing 50 elementary schools will improve the quality of public education, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) officials are preparing the way for cuts throughout the system that will lead to teacher layoffs, overcrowded classrooms and the elimination of what CPS calls "specials," like art and music instruction. The Center for Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Read More

Nobel Laureate Oscar Arias says US is “most dangerous government in the world”

Humanosphere.org, June 18, 2013
The Nobel Peace Prize-winning former President of Costa Rica Oscar Arias was in Seattle the other day and said in a gentle voice to a roomful of nicely dressed folks gathered downtown at the refined Washington Athletic Club that “your government is the most dangerous government on Earth.” UW Bothell Commencement is mentioned. Read More

The COAL Documentary Script

Earthfix.info, June 18, 2013
Dan Jaffe, University of Washington-Bothell professor: “If we don’t consider climate change in a proposal to export coal it means the game is over.” Read More

State’s Trainers of Teachers Criticize New National Rankings

The Seattle Times, June 18, 2013
A national advocacy group blasted the quality of teacher-training programs — including those in Washington state — calling them “an industry of mediocrity” that turns out teachers ill-prepared for their first year in the classroom. UW Bothell is mentioned. Read More

What About The Climate Costs of Exporting Coal?

Earthfix.info, June 18, 2013
The prospect of exporting coal from Wyoming and Montana to be sold on the Asian market has many raising questions about the local and regional environmental impacts of moving that coal through the Northwest. UW Bothell Professor Dan Jaffe is quoted. Read More

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