IAS News

Margaret Chiavetta publishes her first book and discusses why kids need more fictional characters with special needs

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Margaret Chiavetta (MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics ’14) has published her first book, The Alchemist’s Theorem: Sir Duffy’s Promise, which is the first book in a planned five-part series. The series features a middle grade hero who registers on the autism spectrum.  Recently ParentMap.com conducted an interview with Chiavetta to find out why kids need more fictional characters with special needs. In the interview Chiavetta says:

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David Doyle becomes City of Seattle’s new Open Data Program Manager

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Last week Master of Arts in Policy Studies alum David Doyle (’15) began a new venture as City of Seattle’s Open Data Program Manager.  His primary focus is continuing the implementation of Seattle’s open data policy, which involves coordinating efforts across all City departments to accelerate the publishing of high value datasets into http://data.seattle.gov. In February 2016, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray signed an Executive Order directing all City data to be "open by preference," meaning City departments should make their data accessible to the public after screening for privacy, security, and quality considerations.

A Microsoft employee for 18 years, David credits the Policy Studies program as key in his transition to public service.  Describing his trajectory, David writes:

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Alums find purpose at Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center

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Both Lauren Daniels (’16) and Brittany Lewis (’15) studied Community Psychology at UW Bothell, and both found Seattle Children’s Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center by chance.  The Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center offers classes and activities for adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities as they transition out of the education system and into adulthood.

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Jasleena Grewal writes about urban foraging in YES! Magazine

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Jasleena Grewal (’13, Environmental Science) started nursing school in June and continues to write for YES! Magazine.  Her most recent article, “Urban Foraging: Weeds You Can Eat,”  discusses six edible weeds that can provide protein, reduce anxiety - or even predict the weather.  The piece was picked up by The Marc Steiner Show, which ...

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Alice Tsoodle joins Friends of North Creek Forest staff

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Alice Tsoodle (’13, Environmental Studies) has joined Friends of North Creek Forest as their first-ever staff Education Manager!  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.  While ...

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