June - December 2016


July


Direct admission to CSSE at UW Bothell vs Pre-Science Major Admission at UW Seattle

Collegeconfidential.com, July 24, 2016
I would love to hear some opinions/experiences from you to help me make a decision. A little background about myself: I'm a student from CC, and I applied as a transfer student (Fall quarter) for CS major (1st) and Informatics major(2nd) at UW Seattle and for CS major at UW Bothell. Read More

University of Washington Bothell appoints Buendia new dean to School of Educational Studies

Bothell-reporter.com, July 22, 2016
Ed Buendia has been appointed dean of the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

University of Washington

Djc.com, July 22, 2016
Ed Buendia has been appointed dean of the School of Educational Studies at University of Washington Bothell starting Aug. 1. Read More

University of Washington breaks record for private fundraising

Seattletimes.com, July 21, 2016
The University of Washington raised a record-breaking $542.4 million in private contributions for the 2016 fiscal year, which ended June 30. The Coca-Cola Foundation’s contribution will support the university’s Bothell campus. The funds will provide scholarships and mentoring to 25 first-generation college students there. Read More

Charter advocates hope favorable report leads to more equitable funding

Watchdog.org, July 21, 2016
Charter school advocates are bullish on a recent Colorado Department of Education report that touts the racial diversity and academic success of charter schools. Dan Schaller, director of advocacy for the Colorado League of Charter Schools, said charters are less likely to classify students as special education and more likely to educate them in the general population, a sentiment backed up by this report from the Center for Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

POETS PREPARE TO SPEAK TRUTH IN POWERFUL BAAMFEST PERFORMANCES

Southseattleemerald.com, July 19, 2016
Among several activities taking place Saturday afternoon are performances of poetry, spoken word and hip hop from a trio of talented writers: Reagan Jackson, Jerrell Davis and Essam Muhammad. Muhammad’s writing sprouted in college at UW Bothell. Read More

Latest Editorial Proves The Wall Street Journal Will Defend Almost Any For-Profit Education Company

Mediamatters.org, July 18, 2016
The Wall Street Journal continued its streak of defending for-profit schools with track records of questionable practices and “abysmal results,” this time shifting its focus away from fraudulent for-profit colleges to attempt to sugarcoat the failing online charter company K12 Inc. The most recent reports from Mathematica Policy Research, Stanford University’s Center for Research in Education Outcomes, and the Center on Reinventing Public Education concluded that “students of online charter schools had significantly weaker academic performance in math and reading, compared with their counterparts in conventional schools.” Center on Reinventing Public Education is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Bothell village residents concerned about new developments

Heraldnet.com, July 19, 2016
BOTHELL — A group of dreamers banded together in the late 1980s to buy a few acres of woods outside of town and to build their own neighborhood around shared values. For the Rite of Passage Journeys wilderness programs. Interns come from Bastyr University, the University of Washington Bothell and a worldwide exchange program to learn the techniques of permaculture, a type of farming that strives to be self-sustaining. Read More

Editorial: Best primary picks for Legislative District 1

Heraldnet.com, July 19, 2016
For the 1st District Senate seat, The Herald recommends Mindie Wirth and Luis Moscoso in the primary. Wirth graduated from Bothell High School and earned a business degree at UW-Bothell. Read More

UW freshman class: more in-state students, more diversity

Seattletimes.com,July 18, 2016
The University of Washington will welcome its largest number of in-state freshmen to campus this fall, a group that is also more diverse than any previous class. Enrollment at the Seattle campus is expected to reach 46,000 students this fall and stay there until 2020, while enrollment at the university’s Bothell and Tacoma campuses is expected to grow. Read More

All Public Schools Have a Suspension Problem. And It Hurts Students of Color and Students with Disabilities

Realcleareducation.com, July 18, 2016
A greater proportion of students of color and students with disabilities are suspended by both charter schools and traditional public schools. A recent report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education documented that in response to concerns about discipline practices, charter schools in Washington, D.C. and New Orleans are taking tangible steps, such as introducing equity reports, to increase data transparency in order to reduce discipline rates. The center is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Kiwanis Club of Greater Federal Way awards scholarships

Federalwaymirror.com, July 15, 2016
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Federal Way last month awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Bryan Hsieh, senior at Thomas Jefferson, who will attend University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Music in the Park

ci.bothell.wa.us, July 15, 2016
If music is your medicine, make your appointment with Doctorfunk! Sponsored by University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Awards and accolades-June 2016

Nursing.uw.edu, July 15, 2016
The UW School of Nursing is pleased to announce the following awards, accolades and updates by faculty, students and alumni. Butch de Castro, associate professor for the School of Nursing & Health Studies, UW Bothell was selected as a 2016 Academy Fellow by The American Academy of Nursing. Read More

Wirth wants to fund education without an increased burden on tax payers

Bothell-reporter.com, July 14, 2016
Mindie Wirth is running as a Republican for the 1st Legislative Senate seat in this November's election. She graduated from the University of Washington Bothell with a degree in business and marketing, before working for a startup and later Washington Mutual and now Microsoft. Read More

Oklahoma Joins Ranks of States and Agencies Cracking Down on Virtual Charter Schools

edsurge.com, July 14, 2016
The Oklahoma Department of Education is moving to shut down a virtual charter school, ABLE Charter, for the first time ever, according to Oklahoma Watch. In 2015, Mathematica Policy, Stanford's Center for Research on Education Outcomes and the Center for Reinventing Public Education released a report simply titled, "Online Charter School Students Falling Behind Their Peers." Center on Reinventing Public Education is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

The Angry Us: Voters are sick and tired of politics as usual

Seattletimes.com, July 14, 2016
THE PULLED PORK and corn pancakes platter at Smoking Mo’s barbecue restaurant in Shelton just might be the thing we need to unite our fractured nation. “I’ve never felt like more of a minority than I do right now,” says Jose Mariscal, 19, a student at the University of Washington’s Bothell campus. Read More

How Student Movements for Racial Justice Can Survive Summer Break

Thenation.com, July 12, 2016
Administrators count on summer break to subdue campus activism, but student groups across Seattle aren’t letting that happen. By Alia Marsha, a media and communications major at UW Bothell minoring in human rights. Read More

Coding Dojo to Host 3D Printing Hackathon for Teens

Marketwired.com, July 13, 2016
BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwired - Jul 13, 2016) - Coding Dojo, a pioneer in the coding bootcamp space, today announced it will host STEAM3D, a 3D printing hackathon for teenagers, at its Bellevue, Wash. headquarters from July 23 to 24. The end products will be judged by leaders in business, technology, non-profits and universities including Jonathon Cluts, Director of Strategic Initiatives at UW Bothell. Read More

Multicultural Alumni Partnership

grantsandfundinginformationserviceblog.wordpress.com, July 12, 2016
The University of Washington Alumni Association (UWAA) Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) awards scholarships to deserving University of Washington students who need financial assistance to assist with their progress toward a degree at the UW. Includes students at University of Washington Bothell. Read More

UW historian selects 1971 prison death for Time’s ’25 Moments That Changed America’

Washington.edu, July 12, 2016
When editors at Time magazine compiled a list of expert picks for “25 Moments that Changed America,” UW Bothell’s Dan Berger was among the historians they reached out to for a contribution. Read More

States curb Common Core opposition by leaving testing consortia

Educationnext.org, July 12, 2016
July 6, 2016—Common standards call for common assessments, but six years after 45 states adopted the Common Core State Standards, only 20 states plan to administer tests from one of two aligned consortia. In a new article for Education Next, Ashley Jochim of the Center on Reinventing Public Education and Patrick McGuinn of Drew University discuss why 38 states have dropped out of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) or the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) testing consortia since 2010. Center on Reinventing Public Education is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Panel begins framing research for LR-area schools

Arkansasonline.com, July 12, 2016
A state-appointed committee on Little Rock area schools began Monday listing the questions it will pose to a researcher regarding how best to attain quality instruction, cost efficiency and attractive campuses in an area served by both charter and traditional public schools. Center on Reinventing Public Education listed as a research group that could help. Read More

Particulate Matter, Ozone, and Nitrogen Species in Aged Wildfire Plumes Observed at the Mount Bachelor Observatory

Aaqr.org, July 12, 2016
Abstract. Authors include Daniel A. Jaffe, University of Washington Bothell School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics. Read More

Great Innovative Idea- Wide-Field Ethnography: Studying Software Engineering in 2025 and Beyond

Cccblog.org, July 11, 2016
The following Great Innovative Idea is from David Socha from the University of Washington Bothell. Socha and his colleagues. University of Washington Bothell is instrumenting a set of classrooms in order to create a laboratory in which we can do contextually rich inquiry into what teaching practices work well in which contexts. Read More

Labor Backs Longview Coal Terminal

Thelens.news, July 7, 2016
A proposed coal export terminal in Longview is accenting the divide between fossil fuel opponents and pro-growth forces which include a hefty array of labor unions. Dr. Daniel Jaffe, professor of Atmospheric Chemistry at University of Washington Bothell, wrote in submitted comments that he wants to see the DEIS set limits for what would be an acceptable “nuisance” level of pollution from the project’s implementation. Read More

Early Onset Substance Use in Adolescents With Depressive, Conduct, and Comorbid Symptoms

Jea.sagepub.com, July 7, 2016
Abstract: This study investigates whether co-occurring depressive and conduct symptoms in early adolescence are associated with an elevated occurrence of early onset substance use. Author Andrea L. Stone, Nursing and Health Studies, University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Stand United

Nwcn.com, July 8, 2016
We're joined by Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle CEO and President Pamela L. Banks and Dan Berger, Assistant Professor from the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

2016 UWAA MAP Scholarship

Uwsfr.wordpress.com, July 8, 2016
The University of Washington Alumni Association (UWAA) Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) awards scholarships to deserving University of Washington students who need financial assistance to assist with their progress toward a degree at the UW. Includes University of Washington Bothell students. Read More

‘Excitations’: Summer Institute in the Arts to explore energy

Washington.edu/news, July 8, 2016
“Excitation” is not just a scientific term or perfect Beach Boys lyric, it’s also the topic of this year’s cross-disciplinary Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities, an intensive summer research program for undergraduate students. Instructors include Tyler Fox, Interactive Media Design Studio director at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

You asked, we answered: What can charters do that other public schools can’t?

Seattletimes.com, July 6, 2016
What exactly are the factors that prevent public schools from doing what charter schools do? Robin Lake, director of the Center for Reinventing Public Education, has studied charter schools for the past 20 years, and says school districts weren’t built for innovation. The center is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Newark Schools Face New Test

Wsj.com, July 5, 2016
People in Newark have fought for more than 20 years to get control of their schools back from the state. A 2015 study by the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a research group in Seattle, found that nearly 40% of Newark students were in schools outpacing other schools with similar demographics in New Jersey—the best rate among 50 cities studied nationwide. Read More

Cloning great schools is latest in long line of L.A. reform plans

latimes.com, July 5, 2016
The latest reformers intent on improving Los Angeles schools are confident that they have it right. High-performing and low-performing charters often look similar on the surface, right down to the inspirational banners about going to college, according to research led by Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Sound Transit Board approves placing ST3 on November ballot

Cityofshoreline.com, July 5, 2016
On June 23, the Sound Transit Board approved placing Sound Transit 3 on the November general election ballot. Included in the plan is a project to add Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service and improve the corridor between the 145th Street light rail station and the UW Bothell campus. Read More

UW Bothell reworks expansion plan after neighbor concerns

King5.com, July 4, 2016
BOTHELL, Wash. -- Neighbors that live near the University of Washington Bothell campus were recently told a planned expansion and master plan, including a controversial dormitory building, was being reworked partially because of homeowner concerns.Read More

Republican Mindie Wirth kicks off campaign for State Senate’s 1st District

Mltnews.com, July 3, 2016
Mindie Wirth (R-1st Legislative District) kicked off her campaign for the State Senate on Wednesday evening. Wirth is a graduate of Bothell High School and the University of Washington-Bothell.Read More

25 Moments That Changed America

paxonbothhouses.blogspot.com, July 4, 2016
A Surprising List Of 20th Century Turning Points Chosen By American Historians (Time Magazine). George Jackson Is Killed (Aug. 21, 1971. By Dan Berger, assistant professor of history at University of Washington Bothell.Read More

Newark Schools Face New Test

Wsj.com, July 4, 2016.
People in Newark have fought for more than 20 years to get control of their schools back from the state. A 2015 study by the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a research group in Seattle affiliated with University of Washington Bothell, found that nearly 40% of Newark students were in schools outpacing other schools with similar demographics in New Jersey—the best rate among 50 cities studied nationwide.Read More


June


Amazon Catalyst Grants

grantsandfundinginformationserviceblog.wordpress.com, June 30, 2016
Amazon and the University of Washington have collaborated to launch Amazon Catalyst, a new initiative to provide funding and mentor ship for projects from any discipline proposed by members of the UW community. This includes current students, faculty, and staff at the University of Washington, UW Bothell and UW Tacoma. Read More

Online Charter Schools Need To Better Serve Students

Tricountysentry.com, June 30, 2016
About 180,000 students attend virtual charter schools without ever setting foot inside a classroom — but such schools have a history of “well-documented, disturbingly low performance,” fellow charter school groups say. The groups based their conclusions on October 2015 research from the Center for Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Apartment construction boom continues in suburban Bothell

Bizjournals.com, June 29, 2016
An Eastside company that has had success building apartment projects in and around downtown Bothell is back with another one. Developers are responding, in part, to growing student populations at the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College, which share a campus. Read More

Salary plan fails to pass, reforms still needed

Dailyuw.com, June 29, 2016
A faculty salary plan designed to implement new pay grades for senior UW professors failed to pass the UW faculty senate following a vote June 10. Assistant professors at UW Bothell currently make $96,700 annually, while associate and full professors make an average of $98,800 and $119,700. Read More

A Murder of Crows: When Roosting Crows Come to Town

Blog.nature.org, June 28, 2016
Hundreds of crows are standing stock still in orderly rows on the University of Washington tennis courts. Read More

Bus rapid transit on 522 officially included in ST3 measure

Bothell-reporter.com, June 27, 2016
Bus rapid transit (BRT) along State Route 522 along with light rail to the South Kirkland Park and Ride has been included in a Sound Transit 3 (ST3) update. This would establish BRT from the light rail station at Interstate 5 and Northeast 145th Street to the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Local projects included in ST3 package for November election

Shorelineareanews.com, June 27, 2016
On Thursday, June 23, the Sound Transit Board voted to place the Sound Transit 3 (ST3) package on the November ballot. Included in the plan is a project to improve NE 145th Street and SR 522 between the 145th Street light rail station and the UW Bothell campus to implement bus rapid transit (BRT) service. Read More

Should Prostitution Be Decriminalized?

Civilbeat.org, June 27, 2016
With Amnesty International’s recent unflinching policy recommendation to decriminalize all adult consensual sex work – including their takedown of the Nordic model which claims to punish only clients – it is becoming increasingly difficult for naysayers to ignore the well-documented ways that sex workers are harmed by criminalization. By Kari Lerum, associate professor of Cultural Studies; Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Sea-Tac Airport Achieve Salmon-Safe Certification

Aviationpros.com, June 22, 2016
Salmon-Safe currently certifies more than 800 urban and rural sites in Oregon Washington and British Columbia, representing 80,000 acres. That includes many Northwest vineyards as well as Nike World Headquarters, the University of Washington Seattle and Bothell campuses. Read More

UW Bothell and Cascadia College Master Plan Update

Tworiverscdc.org, June 22, 2016
UW Bothell and Cascadia College Master plan update. Read More

Accelerating Social Transformation

Csrwire.com, June 27, 2016
BOTHELL, WA, Jun. 27 /CSRwire/ - Are you interested in growing your career in the field of social development and innovation? This new professional certification course – Accelerating Social Transformation Aug 7-12, 2016, offered in partnership with the University of Washington’s School of Business, Bothell Campus and the Catalytic Innovators Group is geared towards you as a professional from the business community. Read More

A time of hope and danger: On the 101st birthday of Grace Lee Boggs

Racefiles.com, June 26, 2016
As I ponder the significance of the 101st birthday of Grace Lee Boggs, it is nearly impossible to convey in words how much she changed my life and how much she helped thousands of others find their path in life and activism. By Scott Kurashige, a professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell and board member of the James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership. Read More

The evolution of biomass-burning aerosol size distributions due to coagulation

Atmos-chem-phys.net, June 24, 2016
James R. Laing Abstract. Biomass-burning aerosols have a significant effect on global and regional aerosol climate forcings. Authors include James R. Laing, School of Science and Technology, University of Washington-Bothell. Read More

Heroin has claimed three current or former LWSD students in last year

Kirklandreporter.com, June 23, 2016
If there's anything Kirkland residents Michael Roberts and Raelene Bushbeck have in common, other than the untimely deaths of their daughters, it's the desire for an end to a fearsome epidemic. Roberts has another speaking engagement on June 25, almost exactly a year after his daughter's death, at UW Bothell. Read More

Barriers to Independently Accessing Care Among Detention Youth

Jar.sagepub.com, June 24, 2016
Youth in juvenile detention suffer from various health disparities that warrant access to health and mental health care. Authors include Wadiya Udell, University of Washington Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell and Cascadia College Master Plan Update

Djc.com, June 22, 2016
Statements of Qualifications will be received for the following project: Project Name: UW Bothell and Cascadia College Master Plan Update. Read More

UW Bothell lecturer appointed to the board of Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants

Bothell-reporter.com, June 21, 2016
Ron Tilden, an accounting lecturer in the University of Washington Bothell's School of Business, has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants. Read More

Function of Succinoglycan Polysaccharide inSinorhizobium meliloti Host Plant Invasion Depends on Succinylation, Not Molecular Weight

Mbio.asm.org, June 21, 2016
Research abstract. Authors include Thelma F. Madzima, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Washington Bothell. Read More

In Bothell, Songaia’s intentional co-housing is like a commune that actually works

Mynorthwest.com, June 21, 2016
Remember the black and white days of America, when kids played outside homes with picket fences until street lights came on, and people visited with their neighbors or stopped by to borrow a cup of sugar? “It’s a really unusual program,” resident Christopher Wade, a professor at UW Bothell, says. Read More

Three generations of Claunches have walked LCC halls

Tdn.com, June 17, 2016
For the Claunches, Lower Columbia College is all in the family. Moore transferred to Seattle Pacific University and finished at the University of Washington Bothell last June with a business degree. Read More

Researcher: VAMS Are NEVER Accurate, Reliable, or Valid”

Dianeravitch.net, June 17, 2016
Audrey Amrein-Beardsley reports here on new research by Steven Klees of the University of Maryland, which concludes that the contribution of individual teachers to student learning cannot be isolated or quantified as “value-added modeling” claims to do. The lightest of the critiques, for example, as authored by Brookings Institution affiliate Michael Hansen and University of Washington Bothell’s Dan Goldhaber was highlighted here. Read More

Suspension and expulsion rates at D.C. schools continue to drop, report finds

Washingtonpost.com, June 16, 2016
There has been a steady drop in suspensions and expulsions at the District’s traditional public schools and public charter schools since the city started releasing detailed, school-level statistics on discipline beginning in the 2012-2013 academic year, according to a new study from the Center on Reinventing Public Education. CRPE is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Former UW administrator Jack Keating dies

Washington.edu, June 16, 2016
(University of Washington News & Information) -- John P. (Jack) Keating, former University of Washington psychology professor, dean of the UW branch campuses and vice provost at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, died May 10 in Palm Springs, California. Chairing the search committee for the founding faculties of the UW branch campuses, he connected them to main campus departments, effectively integrating them programmatically. Read More

Biotech investor sheet plans online relaunch

Theheraldbusinessjournal.com, June 17, 2016
For Alan Leong, stock values extend beyond the bottom line. He co-founded BioWatch News, a soon-to-relaunch website that offers biotech investors commentary, interviews and global market analysis. He has taught management and entrepreneurship for the past 18 years including at University of Washington's Bothell and Seattle campuses. Read More

UW Bothell's business school maintains accreditation

Heraldnet.com, June 17, 2016
University of Washington Bothell's School of Business has maintained its accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Fewer than 5 percent of the 16,000 business schools worldwide have this accreditation. Read More

Release of data has changed student discipline in DC

Wusa9.com, June 16, 2016 16, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report finds a big drop in suspensions and expulsions of students in District of Columbia public and charter schools since the school system started releasing comprehensive statistics on discipline. The citywide numbers were first released in 2013, and a report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education finds that suspension and expulsion rates have dropped steadily since then. Read More

The New Education Reform Lie: Why Denver Is a Warning Sign, Not a Model, for Urban School Districts

nakedcapitalism.com, June 16, 2016
A deep dive into charter schools, using the major shortcomings in Denver as a point of departure, focusing on how resources are diverted from education to administration, marketing, and political consultants. Mentions a 2015 analysis from the University of Washington’s Center on Reinventing Public Education (an organization that advocates the portfolio approach), which looked at the 50 largest urban school districts in the country that have been actively engaged in education reform. Read More

Revamping virtual charter schools

Politico.com, June 16, 2016
Three major reform groups today are out with a set of recommendations addressing the chronically underperforming and troubled virtual charter schools sector, which is mostly controlled by for-profit entities. Mentions Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

OVER A QUARTER OF A MILLION PUBLIC COMMENTS AGAINST LARGEST COAL EXPORT TERMINAL IN NORTH AMERICA

Earthjustice.org, June 15, 2016
Olympia, WA — Residents traveling up from Longview, WA, delivered public comments to the Washington Dept. of Ecology at the end of the 45 day public comment process. Comments on Longview DEIS submitted by Daniel Jaffe, Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry at the University of Washington Bothell cited several deficiencies in the studies coal dust analysis. Read More

Incomplete Reform in Baltimore

Educationnext.org, fall 2016
Baltimore City Public Schools, at least right now, are a story of incomplete reform, a stark example of the limits of a reform strategy that sought dramatic change while leaving many old political and administrative arrangements in place. By Betheny Gross, a senior research analyst and research director at the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), and Affiliate Faculty, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, at the University of Washington Bothell and Ashley Jochim, a research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Read More

Five appointed to William & Mary Board of Visitors

Wm.edu, June 13, 2016
Five alumni have been appointed to the William & Mary Board of Visitors, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today. Warren W. Buck III M.S. '70, Ph.D. '76, D.Sc. ’13. Internationally known for his work in physics and physics education, Buck is a professor and chancellor emeritus of the University of Washington-Bothell. Read More

OVER A QUARTER OF A MILLION PUBLIC COMMENTS AGAINST LARGEST COAL EXPORT TERMINAL IN NORTH AMERICA

Columbiariverkeeper.org, June 13, 2016
(Olympia, WA)–Residents traveling up from Longview, WA delivered public comments to the Washington Dept. of Ecology at the end of the 45 day public comment process. The agency should receive over 257,000 comments calling on the Dept. of Ecology and Cowlitz County to reject the proposed coal export terminal in Longview, WA. Comments on Longview DEIS submitted by Daniel Jaffe, Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry at the University of Washington Bothell cited several deficiencies in the studies coal dust analysis. Read More

Introductory statements from state senate candidates in the 1st District

Heraldnet.com, June 13, 2016
Mindie Wirth (Prefers Republican Party) -- I grew up in the 1st, graduated from Bothell HS and UW-Bothell, and now my husband and I are raising our family here. Read More

An Evening of Generative Poetry and Art

Thestranger.com, June 13, 2016
Expect readings and presentations from intermedia artists Amaranth Borsuk (author of poetry book Pomegranate Eater), micha cárdenas (an artist, theorist, and Assistant Professor of Interactive Media Design at the University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Brother of Firefall guitarist

Heraldnet.com, June 14, 2016
On Saturday, the 1970s rock band Firefall plays at the Historic Everett Theatre. Gregg Bartley will be there cheering on his brother. Gregg and his wife, Teresa, have a daughter, Eva, a student at University of Washington at Bothell. Read More

Scholarship winner

Marysvilleglobe.com, June 11, 2016
MARYSVILLE – Ariana Navarro, a sophomore from Marysville, is the first recipient of the $5,000 "Rotarian of the Year" scholarship awarded a member of the Rotaract Club at UW Bothell. Read More

Cleveland School Makes City Its Classroom

Edweek.org, June 2, 2016
What MC2 is doing here is more than outreach. The project-based science, technology, engineering, and mathematics school uses a combination of co-located campuses and experts pulled from local industries to build a community school in the core of a city that is losing its population and a school district with one of the highest dropout rates in the country. "A lot of people are looking for what's the new model supposed to be, when I think what we really need are many, many different alternatives. The thread that spans across [school reform efforts] is, in order to be effective, a school has to have a purpose," said Robin Lake, the director of the University of Washington Center on Reinventing Public Education, which studies new school models and recently singled out MC2 as a school to watch. Read More

Business school accreditation extended for UW Bothell

Bothell-reporter.com, June 9, 2016
University of Washington Bothell's School of Business has maintained its accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Read More

Oversight needed for charter, DPS school performance?

Freep.com, June 8, 2016
As lawmakers have debated a $617-million rescue plan for Detroit Public Schools, one sticking point has fueled controversy: Whether the city needs a commission to provide academic oversight of DPS schools and charter schools. Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education in Washington state, said the academic picture in Detroit is complicated and made even more so by what she described as a seeming lack of realization of how dire the problem is — something she's seen in visits to the city. Read More

University of Washington plan to alleviate salary compression is under fire

Insidehighered.com, June 9, 2016
Salary compression -- when assistant professors make close to what associate and full professors make due to changes in the market between their points of hire -- is a problem across academe. Includes University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Sequim grads-to-be get $2.3M in scholarships

Sequimgazette.com, June 8, 2016
Out of state, across the state or just across the peninsula: Sequim High seniors are headed to institutions of higher learning and they’re getting plenty of help. Stone Diggs — SEF Jane Q. Miller and Gertrude Greenside Scholarship $8,000, UW Bothell Educational Grants $64,000; UW Bothell. Read More

UC Davis Selected as Institutional Partner for Imagining America

Ucdavis.edu, June 7, 2016
Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, a civic-engagement consortium of more than 100 academic institutions and cultural organizations, will move its national headquarters from Syracuse University to the University of California, Davis, in the summer of 2017. “Our board unanimously endorsed this partnership,” said Bruce Burgett, chair of IA’s national board and dean, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Districts’ only link to cyber charters: Money

Thenotebook.org, June 7, 2016
Only a small percentage of U.S. children attend school completely online, but the population that online schools serve has increased dramatically over the last few years and it is projected to continue to climb. Mentions reports by Center on Reinventing Public Education, affiliated with University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Retired Starbucks President Howard Behar and Dr. Lynn Behar Are Percolating Girls and Coding at UW-Seattle

Gamedeveloper.digitalmedianet.com, June 8, 2016
Campbell, CA (PRWEB) June 08, 2016 -- This summer Howard and Lynn Behar are sponsoring a one week Girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program at Alexa Cafe held at the University of Washington. iD Tech camps also are held at University of Washington Bothell. Read More

Should prostitution be decriminalized?

Theconversation.com, May 30, 2016
With Amnesty International’s recent unflinching policy recommendation to decriminalize all adult consensual sex work – including their take-down of the Nordic model which claims to punish only clients – it is becoming increasingly difficult for naysayers to ignore the well-documented ways that sex workers are harmed by criminalization. Author: Kari Lerum, associate professor, cultural studies; gender, women, & sexuality studies, University of Washington, Bothell. Read More

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BOTHELL CELEBRATES ITS 25TH GRADUATING CLASS WITH BIGGEST COMMENCEMENT

Nwnews.com, June 6, 2016
The University of Washington Bothell celebrates its 25th graduating class with the biggest commencement exercise in the university’s history. Read More

Monroe superintendent receives UW Bothell’s Alumna of the Year award

Monroemonitor.com, June 6, 2016
Monroe Public Schools Superintendent Fredrika Smith has been named the University of Washington Bothell’s 2016 Distinguished Alumna of the Year. Read More

WOODINVILLE CHAMBER ANNOUNCES MUSIC LINE-UP FOR CELEBRATE WOODINVILLE 2016 SUMMER EVENT SERIES

Nwnews.com, June 6, 2016
Celebrate Woodinville is gearing up for a terrific 2016 Summer Event Series. University of Washington Bothell is one of the sponsors. Read More

UW Bothell lecturer Sen receives Fulbright grant to travel to India, Bangladesh and China

Bothell-reporter.com, June 6, 2016
Redmond resident Keya Sen recently received a Fulbright Global Scholar Award to conduct public health research in India, Bangladesh and China. The work Sen will do in these three countries will be based on work she began at the University of Washington-Bothell. Read More

UW Bothell names Smith 2016 Distinguished Alumna of the Year

Bothell-reporter.com, June 4, 2016
University of Washington Bothell has named Monroe Schools Superintendent Fredrika Smith the 2016 Distinguished Alumna of the Year. Read More

UW Bothell honors chancellor emeritus, professor

Heraldnet.com, June 2, 2016
The University of Washington Bothell presented its 2016 Legacy Award to Chancellor Emeritus Kenyon Chan and Shirley Hune, who are married, for their vision and support of the university's mission to provide students access to excellence. Read More

High school and college graduation ceremonies

heraldnet.com, June 3, 2016
Here’s a schedule of area commencement ceremonies for the class of 2016. UW Bothell: 1:45 p.m. June 12, Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion (University of Washington), 3870 Montlake Blvd. NE, Seattle. (Overflow seating north side Husky Stadium.) Read More

UW Bothell Solar Powered Cooler

youtube.com, June 2, 2016
UW Bothell mechanical engineering students turned a shipping container into a solar-powered cooler. It’s now in place at a farm in Woodinville. Read More

Second annual BSU social

Thewatchdogonline.com, June 2, 2016
On Friday May 27, black student unions from high schools and colleges around the area met in D106 for the second annual black student union social, hosted by Bellevue College’s BSU. Students from BC, UW Bothell, Newport High, Sammamish High and Lindbergh High came to network, socialize, eat, listen to speakers and discuss issues involving race. Read More

Cleveland School Makes City Its Classroom

Edweek.org, June 2, 2016
A STEM high school takes all comers and embeds its students in campuses and businesses across the city. "A lot of people are looking for what's the new model supposed to be, when I think what we really need are many, many different alternatives. The thread that spans across [school reform efforts] is, in order to be effective, a school has to have a purpose," said Robin Lake, the director of the University of Washington Center on Reinventing Public Education, which studies new school models and recently singled out MC2 as a school to watch. Read More

Masons honor outstanding juniors

empire-press.com, June 1, 2016
Waterville High School top junior girl Evelyn Negrete plans to attend University of Washington Bothell to become a nurse practitioner or a transplant nurse. Read More

Students honored for academic achievements, community service

Northcountyoutlook.com, June 1, 2016
Two students from Marysville Getchell High School's Academy of Construction and Engineering were honored for their community service and academic achievements this May. Jacob Omer has been accepted to the University of California Irvine and the Bothell and Seattle campuses of the University of Washington, and he plans to attend the University of Washington and major in Biology. Read More