November 2016

Charlie Collins publishes and speaks on civic engagement

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IAS faculty member Charlie Collins published "Transforming social cohesion into informal social control: Deconstructing collective efficacy and the moderating role of neighborhood racial homogeneity" in the Journal of Urban Affairs.  He also gave a talk at The Society for Community Research & Action Western conference on "A Process Model of Civic Engagement and Mobilization: From Uninformed and Disengaged to Agents for Social Change," along with ...

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GWSS professors Shayne, Rosenberg, and Kurian present papers at the National Women’s Studies Association conference

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IAS faculty members Julie ShayneKaren Rosenberg, and Alka Kurian attended the National Women's Studies Association conference in Montréal from November 10-13, 2016. Shayne organized a panel titled “Reimagining Settled Spaces: Creativity, Pedagogy, and Activism,” on which Rosenberg and she presented. Rosenberg’s paper was titled “Unsettling Literacy-Based Colonial Logics in the Writing Center,” and Shayne’s “Unsettling the Neutral Archive: Feminist Knowledge Production and University of Washington Bothell’s Social Justice and Diversity Archive (SJDA).” Shayne also ...

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UWave Radio selected as LPFM Accelerator Pilot Program participant

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UWave Radio has been selected as a participant in the LPFM Accelerator Pilot Program, a program organized by Sabrina Roach from Brown Paper Tickets and 501 Commons, and funded through the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, and 4Culture. The program will run from November 2016 to May 2017, and will provide student participants with 1-on-1 mentoring aimed at “build organizational capacity with a specific focus on fundraising, volunteer management and equitable community outreach that informs, engages and mirrors the LPFM Accelerator’s target audiences,” and will ...

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Alice Tsoodle shares her career in environmental education

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Alice Tsoodle ('13) holds a Bachelor's in Environmental Studies from UW Bothell, a Master’s in Education from UW Seattle, and UW-REN Restoration Ecology Certificate. Alice’s indelible connection to Bothell’s North Creek Forest began through a course with IAS faculty member Amy Lambert, but her love for the environment began long before.  Originally Alice had considered being a nurse, but an encounter with the film “Sacred Spaces” propelled her in the direction of environmental education...

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IAS launches Sandra Martin Roberts Memorial Scholarship

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The Sandra Martin Roberts Memorial Scholarship is the first scholarship that is specifically designated for students enrolled in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (IAS). A generous donor created the award in memory and recognition of her sister Sandra Martin Roberts.

Sandra was a joyful, wise, strong, generous person who did not have the opportunity to attend college earlier in her life, despite her aptitude and passion for learning. She grew up in poverty and found herself making many sacrifices to help her family survive, including giving up a full scholarship to college. She went on to ...

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