June - December 2018


June


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.

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.