IAS News

Loren Redwood's Discovery Core class holds support of Dreamers event

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IAS faculty member Loren Redwood's Discovery Core class, BCORE 107G, held a support of Dreamers event on December 6th in the Activities and Recreation Center. The event provided information about the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. The event also was intended to support undocumented students at risk of possible deportation under a new federal administration.

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Peter Brooks presents approaches to teaching cultivated community spaces surrounding games

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IAS faculty member Peter Brooks, along with his collaborator Kris Purzycki (UW Milwaukee), presented work on game-based pedagogy at the Computers & Writing (C&W) conference in Rochester, New York.  They participated on a panel on "Approaches to Teaching Cultivated Community Spaces Surrounding Games."  Peter's work focused ...

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Dan Berger publishes on the ongoing history of opposition to racism and the American prison system

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IAS faculty member Dan Berger published two pieces on the ongoing history of opposition to racism and the American prison system. He published an article in Jacobin magazine about the nationwide prison strike that took place this fall. The strike, which involved more than 20,000 participants across the country, builds on a rich history of protest against prison conditions. Berger was also one of five scholars from around the country to curate a "Prison Abolition Syllabus" for ...

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Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies launches in an exciting half-day event!

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On Wednesday October 26, 2016 IAS’s newest degree was launched and celebrated. The event was held on the top floor of the ARC and began at 11:30am with a meet-and-greet where attendees met student activists, learned about campus resources that will support their Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) extra-curricular activities, like the Office of Undergraduate Research, and browsed the UWB Bookstore’s GWSS themed book exhibit. Attendees were treated to ...

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Pedersen, Lambert, and Gustafson facilitate workshop at the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education national conference

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IAS faculty members Alice Pedersen, Amy Lambert, and Kristin Gustafson attended the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education national conference in Amherst, MA, where they facilitated a workshop entitled "Risk, Roles, Reflection in Contemplative Learning: Exploring via Liberating Structures." In the workshop, they reflected on the different ways their disciplines position them in relation with their objects of study, and ...

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