October 2018

IAS Staff Integrates and Reorganizes

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The School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences has realized a long-term goal that has consolidated its staff and reorganized its offices.  The new office configuration was envisioned and designed by staff to facilitate their work with faculty and students, and deliver greater value to the school...

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Alumni Shout Out!

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Fatima Al-Shemary (’15, Culture, Literature & the Arts) has joined Refugees Northwest Foster Care as a Program Assistant, working to connect unaccompanied refugee and immigrant minors to foster families and safe housing in the greater Seattle area.  Frances Lee (’18, M.A. in Cultural Studies) has accepted a position as a Program Coordinator at Resource Media. Resource Media is a non-profit communications agency that crafts PR campaigns to promote environmental justice, climate change, and health equity initiatives. Colton Lindelof (’09, Global Studies) has been appointed ...

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Natalia Dyba and David Goldstein present on virtual global exchanges

Natalia Dyba and David Goldstein with poster

Natalia Dyba, UW Bothell Director of Global Initiatives, and IAS faculty member David Goldstein presented a poster on virtual global exchanges, in which UW Bothell courses are paired with courses in another country through synchronous and asynchronous technology. Their poster, exhibited at the Global Engagement and Spaces of Practice Conference of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) in downtown Seattle, described how

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Amaranth Borsuk's writing featured on The Writing Platform

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An excerpt from IAS faculty member Amaranth Borsuk's The Book is currently featured on British website The Writing Platform, an online resource for writers. Covering "the book as recombinant structure," it details the way material books can be interactive and multi-sequential—features we tend to associate with the digital.

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Ali, Murr, and Goldstein present work at Race & Pedagogy Conference

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IAS faculty members Anida Yoeu Ali, Jed Murr, and David Goldstein presented their work at the quadrennial Race & Pedagogy Conference at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma.  Ali and Murr shared their perspectives on the purpose, advantages, and limits of public art in “Public Art and Expression on Our Campuses: Context, Content, and Controversy.”  Goldstein presented on his use of ...

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