June - December 2018


July


Air quality is worse in the west due to bigger wildfires

Heraldnet.com, July 25, 2018
Air quality in many western states is getting worse even as air across the rest of the country is getting cleaner. A study conducted by University of Washington Bothell professor Dan Jaffe and doctoral student Crystal McClure found that air in the Northwest is getting dirtier due to fine particulate matter, which is known to be harmful to humans.

Second Anna Bui scholarship fundraiser is next week

mukilteobeacon.villagesoup.com, July 25, 2018
For the second straight year, the University of Washington Bothell is collaborating with the Mukilteo community to host the Anna Bui World of Hope Fundraiser.

Denver’s longtime superintendent turned the city into a national school reform favorite

coloradoindependent.com, July 25, 2018
Over Tom Boasberg’s nearly 10 years as Denver superintendent, he pioneered a model of school reform that involved close collaboration — rather than hostility or solely competition — with charter schools. “What Denver realized is you could fight charter school growth or you could work with the charters to achieve your goals,” said Robin Lake of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which studies and has supported the portfolio model, which Denver has embraced. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Which Detroit school is best for your child? A new guide offers direction, but no test scores

chalkbeat.org, July 25, 2018
A glossy new Detroit school guide will give city parents lots of information about nearly 200 city schools — just not about their test scores. Georgia Heyward, a research analyst at the Center for Reinventing Public Education, an education think tank at the University of Washington Bothell, said simply releasing a guide won’t be enough.

New Approach to Apprenticeships That Rethinks the Path From High School to College to Career

the74million.org, July 25, 2018
After at least a decade’s push for “college for all” in education reform, career preparation is now a hot topic, and with good reason. By Robin Lake and Betheny Gross of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Bothell Pub Night Talk at McMenamins

shorelineareanews.com, July 25, 2018
R. Gregory Nokes, author of Northwest history books, is the featured speaker for the UW Bothell Pub Night Talk at McMenamins, Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 7pm.

Loud & Clear

sputniknews.com, July 24, 2018
Loud & Clear's regular Monday segment "Education for Liberation" is about the state of education across the country. What's happening in our schools, colleges, and universities, and what impact does it have on the world around us? Dr. Wayne Au, a professor in the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington Bothell and a longtime author and editor of the social justice teaching magazine "Rethinking Education," joins the show.

Study: Personalized learning requires proper funding, greater district guidance

educationdive.com, July 24, 2018
The funding and management of costly tech-based personalized learning models continue to be problematic according EdTech: Focus on K-12's coverage of a recent study from the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE). The study suggests that the efforts are hampered by a misalignment between the goals of classroom teachers and the support they receive from their school districts. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Wildfires increasing air pollution in Northwest

shorelineareanews.com, July 20, 2018
A growing number of wildfires has increased particulate air pollution over the last several decades in the Northwest, researchers at the University of Washington Bothell report.

Study says Washingtonians should start preparing for smoke days

mynorthwest.com, July 19, 2018
As the frequency of wildfires continues to grow in the Northwest, residents may have to start preparing for smoke days, like they do for power outages and snow days. “Most of the year our air quality is very good, I would say better than the eastern United States and California. We have a few days a year when we are getting wildfire smoke and those days can range from moderate to horrible,” said University of Washington Bothell Professor Dan Jaffe.

Visiting a National Park This Summer? Hold Your Breath

scientificamerican.com, July 18, 2018
America’s national parks might seem like an obvious refuge from city smog. Because wind transports these compounds so easily, some experts are not surprised by the finding of ozone in national parks. “Ozone takes time to form in the atmosphere—it’s not emitted directly by cars or power plants,” says Dan Jaffe, an atmospheric scientist at the University of Washington Bothell who was not involved in the study.

Mobile Dental Day bringing free care and fun to Casino Road

Heraldnet.com, July 18, 2018
“Mobile Dental Day — A Community Celebration” will bring dentists, flag football and soccer, free hot dogs, music and more to a park on Everett’s Casino Road on Saturday. Sheila Luong, a recent Mariner graduate, met with Everett police Capt. Rod Sniffen to ask for police department participation. Luong, 18, will soon start at UW Bothell in a nursing program.

She’s been a teacher of teachers in Lake Stevens for 16 years

Heraldnet.com, July 18, 2018
Kathy Hahn, who started the careers-in-education class at Lake Stevens High School, is retiring. Jacob Anderson, who graduated in 2017, took two classes and an independent study program with Hahn and was state president for FCCLA. He just finished his associate’s degree and is headed to University of Washington Bothell to study computer science.

Tech Tales brings family stories to life through robotics

king5.com, July 17, 2018
In addition to teaching kids the wonders of math and science even when school is out for the summer, Backpacks for Science Learning brings families and communities together through exploration of robotics, computer science, coding, and even e-textiles. Through a partnership between UW Bothell, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Public Libraries and Red Eagle Soaring, the program hosts workshops throughout the year that allows families to learn more about different fields within science, technology, engineering and math while working on projects together and exploring their family history.

Denver’s longtime superintendent turned the city into a national school reform favorite

chalkbeat.org, July 17, 2018
Over Tom Boasberg’s nearly 10 years as Denver superintendent, he made a national impact. “What Denver realized is you could fight charter school growth or you could work with the charters to achieve your goals,” said Robin Lake of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which studies and has supported the portfolio model, which Denver has embraced. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Fueled by Climate Change, Wildfires Erode Air Quality Gains

scientificamerican.com, July 17, 2018
Such fires are causing spikes in fine particles that threaten human health, according to research by University of Washington Bothell Professor Dan Jaffe and his Ph.d. student.

Wildfires Are Destroying Our Air Pollution Gains

outsideonline.com, July 17, 2018
Americans today are breathing cleaner air than they have in decades. Massive new fires are sending huge amounts of particulate matter in the form of noxious ash into the air, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Daniel Jaffe, an atmospheric scientist with the University of Washington Bothell is one the study’s authors.

Western wildfires are so bad that they're reversing decades of air quality improvements

mashable.com, July 17, 2018
The consequences of America’s swelling wildfire problem are traveling well beyond blackened, ashy forests. “Lots of people have been predicting that this [harmful air pollution] would be happening in the next decades — but we’re starting to see it now,” Dan Jaffe, a study coauthor and University of Washington Bothell atmospheric researcher, said in an interview.

Summer air quality in Washington some of the worst in Lower 48

q13fox.com, July 17, 2018
BOTHELL, Wash. — Despite our reputation for healthy living and a healthy environment, during summer months Washington has the worst air quality in the U.S., a new study finds. A University of Washington Bothell study found air quality in Eastern Washington, Idaho, Montana and parts of Oregon account for some of the worst air quality days in the country.

Where's the fire? If you smelled smoke in Seattle, Tacoma, it's from this fire

seattlepi.com, July 17, 2018
Notice a shift in the air? It might be the start of wildfire season. Just as we're about to enter wildfire season for the Pacific Northwest, new research from the University of Washington at Bothell has found that regional air quality is getting worse, even though other spots around the country have seen improvement.

Air quality on the decline in Northwest even as emissions fall

king5.com, July 17, 2018
Where there’s fire, there’s smoke. Research released Monday out of the University of Washington Bothell shows that regional air quality in the Northwest is getting worse—even as it improves elsewhere around the country. The lead scientist said wildfires are to blame.

Wildfires make extreme air pollution much worse in northwestern USA

sott.net, July 16, 2018
Bigger and more frequent wildfires that spew plumes of fine particulate matter into the sky are largely to blame, researchers report July 16 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Legislation such as the Clean Air Act, which mandates air quality standards and the regulation of vehicle and factory emissions of particulate matter, is making a difference, says study coauthor Daniel Jaffe, an atmospheric scientist at the University of Washington in Bothell.

Air quality in Washington linked to wildfires

KIRO7, July 16, 2018
A new study from UW Bothell was released Monday, showing our air quality continues to worsen because of an increase in wildfires. Dan Jaffe, an environmental chemistry professor at UW Bothell, is interviewed.

Changes in leadership, students, and buildings discussed at Board of Regents meeting

dailyuw.com, July 16, 2018
The board of regents (BOR) welcomed Dr. Mark Richards as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. For the first time, Seattle decided to forego its usual independent application, and instead joined more than 140 other public and private colleges and universities — including a handful of Ivy League institutions — on the Coalition Application. According to Steve Syverson, the UW Bothell assistant vice chancellor for enrollment management, UW Bothell will join UW Seattle on the Coalition Application in 2019.

Educators & Experts Say Personalized Learning Is Not About Technology or Money but Leadership and Relationships

the74million.org, July 16, 2018
The media images illustrating students in “personalized learning” environments often look something like this: elementary schoolers with headphones on, looking at tablets, or teenagers typing away on laptops. In June, the Center on Reinventing Public Educationpublished a report identifying several key challenges of work in six school systems trying to create personalized learning models in collaboration with regional partners. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Wildfires are making extreme air pollution even worse in the northwest U.S.

sciencenews.org, July 16, 2018
The northwestern United States has become an air pollution hot spot — literally. By contrast, the rest of the country has seen decreasing trends in similar smog and haze over the last three decades. Legislation such as the Clean Air Act, which mandates air quality standards and the regulation of vehicle and factory emissions of particulate matter, is making a difference, says study coauthor Daniel Jaffe, an atmospheric scientist at the University of Washington in Bothell.

Billionaires are boosting charter schools across America

cbsnews.com, July 16, 2018
SEATTLE - Dollar for dollar, the beleaguered movement to bring charter schools to Washington state has had no bigger champion than billionaire Bill Gates. "The philanthropic support is essential for a small group of schools" that represents disadvantage families without their own political power, said Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a University of Washington Bothell-affiliated think tank that has in the past been funded by the Gates Foundation to do work supporting charter schools.

Researchers leery of degrading air quality as wildfire season gets going

komonews.com, July 16, 2018
SEATTLE – The worst days for air quality may be upon us. It's linked to wildfires like ones we're starting to see this summer. "We are seeing more and more wildfires," said Dan Jaffe, University of Washington Bothell professor of Atmospheric Sciences.

University of Washington expects record freshman class

mynorthwest.com, July 16, 2018
SEATTLE (AP) — The University of Washington is expecting the largest incoming freshman class in its history. The UW’s Tacoma branch also expects a record incoming freshman class, but the Bothell campus will have a slightly smaller one. Officials are limiting growth there because it’s nearing its capacity.

UWT draws the biggest freshman class in its history

thenewstribune.com, July 16, 2018
The University of Washington Tacoma this year will welcome 702 freshmen, the largest first-year class in its history, driven in part by a record-setting number of in-state and out-of-state students who applied last fall, and then accepted offers of admission. The UW Bothell branch is on target for a slightly smaller freshman class.

UW draws biggest freshman class in its history

seattletimes.com, July 16, 2018
The University of Washington will welcome the largest freshman class in the university’s history on two of its three campuses, driven in large part by a record-setting number of in-state and out-of-state students who applied last fall, and then accepted an offer of admission. The UW’s Tacoma branch campuses also expects a record-setting number of freshmen, but UW Bothell is on target for a slightly smaller freshman class, said Steve Syverson, assistant vice chancellor for enrollment management at Bothell. The decision to slow down growth in Bothell was because the campus is nearly out of space, he said. UW Bothell expects to enroll 831 freshmen, and UW Tacoma projects 702 freshmen. For both campuses, in-state students make up about 93 percent of the class.

AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groups

myndnow.com, July 16, 2018
SEATTLE (AP) - Dollar for dollar, the beleaguered movement to bring charter schools to Washington state has had no bigger champion than billionaire Bill Gates. "The philanthropic support is essential for a small group of schools" that represents disadvantage families without their own political power, said Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a University of Washington Bothell-affiliated think tank that has in the past been funded by the Gates foundation to do work supporting charter schools.

Watsonville Prep: Nonprofit appeals after PVUSD rejects charter elementary bid

santacruzsentinel.com, July 14, 2018
WATSONVILLE >> Rejected by the local school district in May, a would-be charter school is taking its case to the county office of education, claiming its attempt to open its doors to Watsonville families was unfairly tossed aside. While charter schools have established a broad beachhead in the state’s education landscape, serving about 10 percent of K-12 students at more than 1,200 schools, in recent years they have been met with more organized political resistance as well as facility and funding difficulties that have slowed their spread, according to research published in January by the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

Empowering a sustainable world

cen.acs.org, July 13, 2018
Last month, around 500 chemists and related scientists, businesspeople, and policy experts gathered in Portland for the 22nd Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, hosted by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute. Edward Brush, a chemistry professor at Bridgewater State University, and Grace Lasker, a Senior lecturer and director of health studies at the University of Washington, Bothell, jointly organized a conference session about the connection between green chemistry and environmental justice.

UW Bothell prof offers after-sunset exams during Ramadan

bothell-reporter.com, July 13, 2018
Laura Umetsu routinely brings oranges to her classroom at the University of Washington Bothell. This year the Umetsu offered her business students two times for final exams, one after sunset for Muslim students observing Ramadan.

Self-Driving Bikes: The Next Transit Revolution?

kuow.org, July 12, 2018
What does your future commute look like? In this episode of "ReInventors," we look at how Professor Tyler Folsom and his students at University of Washington Bothell are spearheading a grassroots effort to test and develop lighter, more affordable, personal rapid transit: self-driving bikes.

AACSB International Taps Stevens To Guide Business Schools Into The Digital Age

publicnow.com, July 12, 2018
Press Release: The School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology has built a reputation as a leader in research and education that prepares students to guide digital transformation efforts in the workplace. Stevens, along with the Bothell School of Business at the University of Washington, is leading the newly announced Digital Transformation Affinity Group, which will guide how business schools prepare future professionals for a corporate world increasingly influenced by artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics.

WSU setting the standard for energy efficiency

everett.wsu.edu, July 11, 2018
EVERETT, Wash. – July 11, 2018 – At Engage Everett on Wednesday evening, Washington State University (WSU) Everett announced that the institution’s building at 915 North Broadway has been certified LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council for the sustainability features in construction and operation. The building also houses the Everett University Center, with undergraduate and graduate degree programs from Western Washington University, UW Bothell, Eastern Washington University and Hope International University.

‘They’ve Been Doing This Massive, Anti-Democratic Model of Education Reform’

fair.org, July 10, 2018
Janine Jackson interviewed Wayne Au about the failure of Bill Gates’ educational initiatives for the July 6, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. Au is a professor at the University of Washington/Bothell, where he is also interim dean for diversity and equity.

‘Teaching for Black Lives’ — a handbook to help all educators fight racism

washingtonpost.com, July 10, 2018
Black students’ minds and bodies are under attack. UW Bothell Professor Wayne Au is one of the editors.

Is the self-driving bike the vehicle of the future?

smartcitiesdive.com, July 9, 2018
Tyler Folsom, a professor at the University of Washington Bothell, is working to expand self-driving technology to bicycles by outfitting recumbent tricycles with computer systems and electronics.

UW Bothell prof offers after-sunset exams during Ramadan

heraldnet.com, July 8, 2018
BOTHELL — Laura Umetsu scheduled two tests for final exams in her business classes at the University of Washington Bothell, one at the original time and one after sunset for Muslim students fasting during Ramadan.

Commentary: Court decision makes clear the need for unions

heraldnet.com, July 8, 2018
In its recent Janus decision, the Supreme Court put an end to agency fees that allow public sector unions to enforce contributions toward the costs they incur to bargain collectively. By Dan Jacoby, a professor of economics, education and labor at the University of Washington’s Bothell campus.

Project to Return Kokanee to Our Streams

shorelineareanews.com, July 6, 2018
At the June 24th appreciation / celebration of the Lake Forest Park (LFP) StreamKeepers’ Town Center Rain Garden, the public got the first word about the LFP Stewardship Foundation’s “Return Kokanee to Our Streams” project. The LFP Stewardship Foundation is partnering with two UW Bothell professors, Dr. Jeff Jensen and Dr. Rob Turner, both of whom also attended the Rain Garden event.

Self-Driving Bikes: Seattle’s Next Transit Revolution?

kcts9.org, July 5, 2018
What does your future commute look like? In this episode of ReInventors, we look at how Professor Tyler Folsom and his students at University of Washington Bothell are spearheading a grassroots effort to test and develop lighter, more affordable, personal rapid transit: self-driving bikes.

Bothell’s Barbo the clown, 81, celebrates 19 years in Fourth of July parade

bothell-reporter.com, July 3, 2018
On the morning of July 4, local Bothell resident Barbara Mendoza Petersen gets up and begins her hour long task of putting on her make-up and getting into her outfit – a clown costume. Prior to her years as a parade clown, Petersen worked at the University of Washington as a payroll clerk in the chemistry department.

2018 Directory Of M.S. In Cybersecurity Programs At Universities In The U.S.

cybersecurityventures.com, July 2, 2018
In this directory, we present M.S. in cybersecurity programs by U.S. region. University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, Wash. Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering.

Hyderabad’s IPE to organise one-week orientation program

telanganatoday.com, July 1, 2018
Hyderabad: Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE) is organising one-week orientation program for sophomores (PGPs – Class of 2020) at its Shamirpet campus between July 2 and 7. On July 5, Bothell School of Business, University of Washington, dean, Prof Sandeep Krishnamurthy and others are scheduled to address the freshmen.


June


A Four-Day School Week?

gse.harvard.edu, June 28, 2018
To save money and help with teacher recruitment, numerous school districts in the United States have decided to give students and employees Fridays off. Paul T. Hill, a research professor at the University of Washington Bothell who founded the Center on Reinventing Public Education, has argued that while some adults like the new schedule, it could end up hurting rural students.

AMAC: Trend Toward a Four-Day School Week is Gaining Momentum Across the Country

pressreleasepoint.com, June 28, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC, June 29 – Schools across the country are opting to give teachers and students a day off on Fridays. Paul Hill of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell, is quoted..

Power & politics in cocoa: Are chocolate’s colonial roots moulding sustainability?

confectionerynews.com, June 28, 2018
The European and US chocolate industry holds power in cocoa and is able to set the agenda for sustainability on its terms, says Dr. Kristy Leissle, lecturer at the University of Washington Bothell.

Learning more about UW Bothell's crows

King5.com, June 26, 2018
Researchers hope the community can help them learn more about the cloud of crows flocking to UW Bothell every night. Doug Wacker, assistant professor of biological sciences at UW Bothell, is interviewed.

Today’s Pub Night Talk at McMenamins will be all about crows

heraldnet.com, June 26, 2018
BOTHELL — It’s the way school should be for adults. It’s a joint monthly event by McMenamins and the University of Washington Bothell on topics from ecotourism to the origins of the universe.

‘Stories for Getting Back to Sleep’ reading

islandsweekly.com, June 25, 2018
Do you wake up in the middle night and find yourself unable to fall back to sleep? “Stories for Getting Back to Sleep” is written by Diane Gillespie, emerita professor in the Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Program at the University of Washington, Bothell.

Women coders: ‘Culturally driven’

seattletimes.com, June 25, 2018
Letter to the Editor: I welcome Stuart Reges’ thoughts on gender balance in computer science. Tyler Folsom, Seattle, affiliate professor, Department of Computer and Software Systems, University of Washington, Bothell.

21 Acres: Farm Life Safari Summer Camp (Ages 7-12)

king5.com, June 25, 2018
Summer camps at 21 Acres are a safe and healthy place for youth to learn about and enjoy the beauty of a working farm! Instructor: Marshall Leroy, 21 Acres Youth Farm and Garden Education Coordinator, graduated from the University of Washington Bothell campus in 2016 with a degree in environmental studies.

The Book’s Body: Talking to Amaranth Borsuk

lareviewofbooks.org, June 22, 2018
What does the history of the book tell us about the book’s future? Interview with Amaranth Borsuk, assistant professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to Promote Framework Principles Adoption, Student Engagement and Active Learning

nnlm.gov
This is the first of the four part webinar series: Universal Design for Learning: Accessibility at the Library. Presenter: Ana Thompson is a Learning & Access Designer at the University of Washington Bothell Office of Digital Learning & Innovation.

Crows of Puget Sound

heraldnet.com, June 22, 2018
Doug Wacker, assistant professor in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics at the University of Washington Bothell, presents “Cacophony of Caws: The Crows of Puget Sound,” a Pub Night Talk cosponsored by UW Bothell and McMenamins, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hayne’s Hall at McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell.

Schools add transit options for unique travel needs

districtadministration.com, June 22, 2018
The K12 transportation landscape is getting increasingly complex, as districts wrestle with issues ranging from school choice and questions of equity to how to subsidize mass transit for urban students. Betheny Gross, research director with the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell wrote the report “Can Public Transportation Improve Students’ Access to Denver’s Best Schools of Choice?”

From California to Rhode Island, what a new national report on personalized learning practices reveals about teacher enthusiasm — and the bureaucratic hurdles of school districts

laschoolreport.com, June 21, 2018
When school districts adopt personalized learning, the bulk of the work falls to teachers, who, while excited about the opportunity to innovate, are often not supported by their school systems to implement and share their ideas. That’s according to new research from the Center for Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

From California to Rhode Island, what a new national report on personalized learning practices reveals about teacher enthusiasm — and the bureaucratic hurdles of school districts

laschoolreport.com, June 21, 2018
When school districts adopt personalized learning, the bulk of the work falls to teachers, who, while excited about the opportunity to innovate, are often not supported by their school systems to implement and share their ideas. That’s according to new research from the Center for Reinventing Public Education, which analyzed the efforts of districts and organizations that received funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create personalized learning models in their schools. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

‘The Crows of Puget Sound’

bothell-reporter.com, June 20, 2018
Doug Wacker, assistant professor in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Washington Bothell, will speak at the pub Night Talk at McMenamins.

Cacophony of Caws: The Crows of Puget Sound - Pub Night lecture June 26

shorelineareanews.com, June 19, 2018
Doug Wacker, assistant professor in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Washington Bothell presents “Cacophony of Caws: The Crows of Puget Sound,” a Pub Night Talk cosponsored by UW Bothell and McMenamins. Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Doors open at 6pm, program 7 - 8:30pm.

Grads forever changed by 2014 Washington school shooting

thenewstribune.com via The Associated Press, June 16, 2018
The note has hung on her bedroom wall since her friend was shot and killed at school. Cheyenne Coe, whose friend was killed in a school shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School plans to attend the University of Washington Bothell in the fall.

AFTER LIFE (what remains)

thestranger.com, June 16
In this group show, curated by UW Bothell lecturer Dr. Thea Quiray Tagle, indigenous and Asian Pacific American artists use art and performance to begin the work of healing from military occupation, economic displacement, and environmental catastrophe.

They faced the unthinkable and got through it together

heraldnet.com, June 14, 2018
MARYSVILLE — This is the class that eagerly awaited senior year, when they would have front-row seats on game days. Cheyenne Coe is heading to University of Washington Bothell to work toward becoming an emergency room nurse. She decided on the career freshman year, while waiting at the hospital for news about the students who had been shot.

Verdant Health Asst. Superintendent wins Leadership Snohomish County Kaleidoscope Award

lynnwoodtoday.com, June 14, 2018
Verdant Health Commission Assistant Superintendent George Kosovich was recently named the winner of the 2018 Leadership Snohomish County (LSC) Kaleidoscope Award. Kosovich volunteers with the UW Bothell School of Nursing and Health Studies Advisory Board.

iNACOL Publishes National Landscape Scan of Personalized Learning in K-12 Education in the United States

prnewswire.com, June 14, 2018
WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Today, a new report published by iNACOL, A National Landscape Scan of Personalized Learning in K-12 Education in the United States, provides findings from a national survey of teachers and students to examine what core elements of personalized learning are taking hold in K-12 schools and districts across the United States. iNACOL partnered with the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Eater

msn.com, June 13, 2018
Taylor Hoang, who oversees the Pho Cyclo restaurant group and recently opened Redmond’s District One Saigon restaurant and Maxwella’s Cafe and Bar, was named UW Bothell’s Distinguished Alumna of the Year.

Popularity of four-day school week is growing

abc10.com, June 13, 2018
Hundreds of school districts across the United States have adopted a four-day week to save money and help attract new teachers and the idea is spreading. Paul T. Hill, a research professor at the University of Washington Bothell who founded the Center on Reinventing Public Education, has argued that while some adults like the new schedule, this “troubling development” could end up hurting rural students.

Admissions Diversity vs. Standardized Testing

collegeconfidential.com
Here’s a headline that should send shockwaves around the world: “Why hundreds of colleges are ditching the SAT and ACT for incoming freshmen.“ Colleges that have gone “test optional” enroll — and graduate — a higher proportion of low-income and first generation-students, and more students from diverse backgrounds, the researchers found in the study, Defining Access: How Test-Optional Works. “Our research clearly demonstrates that these students graduate often at a higher rate,” said Steve Syverson, an assistant vice chancellor at the University of Washington Bothell, and co-author of the study.

Popularity of four-day school week is growing

13newsnow.com, June 13, 2018
Hundreds of school districts across the United States have adopted a four-day week to save money and help attract new teachers and the idea is spreading. Paul T. Hill, a research professor at the University of Washington Bothell who founded the Center on Reinventing Public Education, has argued that while some adults like the new schedule, this “troubling development” could end up hurting rural students.

Bothell plans transportation improvements

heraldnet.com, June 12, 2018
The Bothell City Council has been busy lately, adopting its six-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) on June 5 and reviewing its Downtown Plan Implementation on June 12. The city has a few-road widening projects in the TIP, including Bothell Way from Reder Way to 240th Street Southeast and Beardslee Boulevard from the UW Bothell campus to Interstate 405, along with improvements to State Route 522.

Council approves contract to pave, reconstruct Beardslee Boulevard

bothell-reporter.com, June 12, 2018
At last week’s regular meeting, the Bothell City Council approved a construction contract with Watson Asphalt Paving Co., Inc., to pave and rebuild sections of Beardslee Boulevard. Beardslee Boulevard will be limited to one way, eastbound traffic from about the Downtown Fire Station to 110th Avenue NE (the northern entrance to the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College).

CAIR-WA Applauds UW Bothell Prof's Decision to Offer Exams After Sundown for Fasting Muslim Students

targetednews.com, June 12, 2018
The Washington state chapter Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA) today applauded the decision by University of Washington Bothell Professor Laura Umetsu to offer final exams after sundown in order to accommodate students who may be fasting for Ramadan.

MORE THAN 2,200 IN UW BOTHELL CLASS OF 2018

nwnews.com, June 12, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell Class of 2018 is the largest in its history, with more than 2,200 graduates receiving their diplomas.

What Do We Actually Know About the Four-Day School Week?

edweek.org, June 12, 2018
About 550 school districts in 25 states operate on four-day school weeks, according to a new report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Med school’s got nothing on this tiny market in Lowell

heraldnet.com, June 11, 2018
EVERETT — Mysa Tran would have graduated from medical school in New York City on May 11. With a childhood dream to be a surgeon, she joined the Army Reserve and went to the University of Washington Bothell on the pre-med track, earning a degree in biology in 2014.

They survived a school shooting as freshmen. Four years later, a diploma doesn’t erase the pain.

seattletimes.com, June 10, 2018
Marysville-Pilchuck seniors graduate this week, the final student witnesses to a shooting in their school’s cafeteria. Cheyenne Coe will attend the University of Washington Bothell in the fall.

Why living in an area with more businesses and denser housing might help keep you safer on the street

blogs.lse.ac.uk, June 8, 2018
Recent decades have seen two important trends in America’s cities: a return of young professionals to previously neglected urban cores, and a dramatic decline in violent crime. By Tate Twinam, an Assistant Professor of Applied Economics in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

University of Washington’s tuition to increase by $218

heraldnet.com, June 8, 2018
Associated Press SEATTLE — Tuition at the University of Washington will increase by $218 next school year for undergraduate students from the state. The tuition will be $10,127 for students at the university’s campuses in Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma.

UW undergrad tuition will increase by $218 this fall

seattletimes.com, June 7, 2018
In-state Husky undergrads attending any of the three University of Washington campuses will pay $218 more in tuition next year, or 2.2 percent more than this year’s tuition. Tuition at all three campuses — Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma — will be $10,127.

Students Enjoy Three-Day Weekends Year Round

academia.org, June 7, 2018
And not just unofficially in college but officially in K-12.”Currently, 25 states have at least one district using a four-day school week, numbering at least 550 districts nationwide,” according to Georgia Heyward in a brief written for the Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University of Washington Bothell.

Business Movers: Susan Jeffords named Portland State University provost

oregonlive.com, June 6, 2018
Susan Jeffords, currently the chief academic officer at the University of Washington Bothell, has been chosen as Portland State University's new provost.

Expedition Measures Solar Motions Seen During Last Summer's Total Eclipse

spaceref.com, June 6, 2018
“During the August 21, 2017, solar eclipse, our dozens of telescopes and electronic cameras collected data during the rare two minutes at which we could see and study the Sun’s outer atmosphere, the corona,” reported solar astronomer Jay Pasachoff to the American Astronomical Society, meeting in Denver during June 4-7. The team at Salem, Oregon, included University of Washington Bothell faculty member Joey Key.

Thrive Schools: How an Innovative California Charter Network Grew to 700 Students & 4 Campuses in Only 4 Years Through a Focus on Math, Literacy & ‘the Light of Kindness’

the74million.org, June 6, 2018
At the Juanita Street campus of San Diego’s Thrive Public Schools, the day begins with a high-five and a warm greeting at the visitors’ gate. According to a study conducted this year by the Center on Reinventing Public Education, Thrive’s populations of special needs students, black students, and English language learners are all proportionally larger than the averages for San Diego or the state of California. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

SHS grads’ scholarship take is more than $4.7 million

sequimgazette.com, June 6, 2018
As the cost of post-high school education and training rise for local graduates, the Sequim community once again rises to meet the challenge. Sydnee Linnane — Mike Beery Memorial Scholarship $1,000, Sequim Association of Realtors $1,200, University of Washington Bothell $67,124; University of Washington Bothell

More than 2,200 in UW Bothell Class of 2018

bothell-reporter.com, June 5, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell Class of 2018 is the largest in its history, with more than 2,200 graduates receiving their diplomas.

Top Priorities First

hawaiibusiness.com, June 2018
But you can’t put off forever those minor things on your To Do List that must be done. A new study from Sophie Leroy, an assistant professor at the UW Bothell School of Business, says the problem of being interrupted is actually twofold.

The four-day school week: Research behind the trend

journalistsresource.org, June 5, 2018
To save money and help with teacher recruitment, numerous school districts in the United States have decided to give students and employees Fridays off. Paul T. Hill, a research professor at the University of Washington Bothell who founded the Center on Reinventing Public Education, has argued that while some adults like the new schedule, this “troubling development” could end up hurting rural students.

UW Bothell Class of 2018 graduates more than 2200

shorelineareanews.com, June 5, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell Class of 2018 is the largest in its history, with more than 2,200 graduates receiving their diplomas.

From infantry to medical school, this soldier perseveres

yakimaherald.com, June 4, 2018
When he was discharged from the Army in 2013, Clinton Foriska’s formal education included only a high school diploma. He’s set to graduate from the University of Washington Bothell next weekend with a near-perfect GPA.

CWU ranks high in value of degree

yakimaherald.com, June 3, 2018
ELLENSBURG, Wash. – Central Washington University alumni are among those getting the most out of their degrees compared to graduates of other state universities. In Washington, Central had the third-best return on investment, behind the University of Washington Seattle and Bothell campuses.

Mercury and other contaminants from China flush into Oregon's rivers-Oregonian

doingadvancework.blogspot.com, June 2, 2018
"Because local anthropogenic emissions make relatively smaller contributions to the [Williamette River] Basin than do persistent global sources (sources over which there is little, if any, possibility of local control), localized environmental management actions alone may not be adequate to address mercury impacts within the Basin." Hope was struggling to account for all the Willamette's mercury sources before he encountered Dan Jaffe, an atmospheric and environmental chemistry professor at the University of Washington at Bothell.

Hydroplane teams hires female crew chief, a first for the sport

tri-cityherald.com, June 1, 2018
KENNEWICK, WA — When she was 10 years old, Cindy Shirley stood near the two-story wall overlooking the Ohio River and watched below as unlimited hydroplane race teams worked furiously on their boats. Shirley, whose main job is as Director of Research at the University of Washington Bothell, became known for her organizational skills.

21 ACRES IS RECIPIENT OF FIRST UWB IAS OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY PARTNER AWARD

21acres.org, June 1, 2018
21 Acres Center for Local Food & Sustainable Living is proud to be selected as the first recipient of the University of Washington Bothell’s School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS) Outstanding Community Partner Award.

My students aren’t snowflakes, they’re badasses

denverpost.com, June 1, 2018
We live in an era of profound ecological disruption, with reports on climate change, habitat destruction, depleted oceans and mass extinction piling up by the day. By Jennifer Atkinson, a senior lecturer at the University of Washington, Bothell.