May 2018

Jennifer Atkinson: "Addressing climate grief makes you a badass, not a snowflake"

Jennifer Atkinson

IAS faculty member Jennifer Atkinson published an editorial on “Ecological Grief” in High Country News.  "Addressing climate grief makes you a badass, not a snowflake" discusses Atkinson’s experience teaching a pilot seminar on the emotional toll of ecological disruption, media coverage and public responses to the course, and the irony of labeling students "snowflakes" ...

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Media & Communication Studies holds Spring 2018 Showcase

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Media & Communication Studies faculty and students gathered to celebrate student media works from the past year, and to showcase individual and group achievements with the campus community. The event took place May 11, and featured documentary photography and audio and video production, as well as recent activities and successes in student journalism (Husky Herald), radio broadcasting (UWave), and ...

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Melissa Watkinson researches the social and cultural dimensions of ocean acidification

Melissa Watkinson

IAS alum Melissa Watkinson is a social scientist with Washington Sea Grant where she supports the social science efforts on the Olympic Coast Ocean Acidification Vulnerability study. Washington Sea Grant, the UW Applied Physics Laboratory, and the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean have teamed with federal and tribal partners to study the social and ecological vulnerabilities of ocean acidification in the Olympic Coast. They hope their work will help policy makers and tribal communities develop evidence-based strategies for anticipating and responding to the effects of ocean acidification. “Harvesting ...

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Anida Yoeu Ali exhibits at MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum and is reviewed in Bangkok Post

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IAS faculty member Anida Yoeu Ali exhibits in a new group show titled “Diaspora: Exit, Exile, Exodus of Southeast Asia” curated by Loredana Pazzini-Paracciani. The group exhibition features artists from MAIIAM’s permanent collection who engage with historical or autobiographical accounts of the diaspora experience drawing particular attention to the act of crossing the permeable, geopolitical borders that punctuate Southeast Asia. The exhibition also received a review in the Bangkok Post article titled “The Invisible Borders.”

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Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies celebrates its second birthday!

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Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) students, staff, and faculty, along with supporters at UW Bothell, gathered for a recognition ceremony to celebrate the end of our second year. As is now tradition, the day was dedicated to Dr. Leslie Ashbaugh, beloved colleague who passed away before the degree launched. GWSS faculty member Kris Kellejian shared memories of Leslie and GWSS faculty coordinator Julie Shayne presented student Mica Coronel with the Leslie Ashbaugh Feminist Praxis in Education (LAFPIE) Award.

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