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Janelle Silva Wins UW 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award for UW Bothell

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IAS faculty member Janelle Silva has won the 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award for UW Bothell. Only one faculty member from UW Bothell is selected each year, based on a rigorous review of nominations. Janelle’s colleagues and students supported her nomination on the basis of her strong commitment to community engagement as both a goal and method of instruction.

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Julie Shayne Leads Mock Classroom for Native American High School Students

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IAS faculty member Julie Shayne  lead a mock classroom for Native American high school students as part of the Reaching American Indian Nations (RAIN) recruitment event. Shayne did an abridged version of a lesson from her course “Place and Displacement in the Americas” that she co-teaches with IAS faculty member Jennifer Atkinson. She chose an interactive lesson about ...

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Ben Gardner and Ron Krabill Receive UW Global Innovation Fund Grant

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IAS faculty members Ben Gardner and Ron Krabill received a UW Global Innovation Fund grant to support their upcoming study abroad exploration seminar “Critical perspectives on ecotourism in Tanzania.” The grant will enable Tanzanian students to participate alongside UW students in studying grassroots environmental activism and community conservation in Tanzania. 

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Martha Groom Becomes Co-PI on the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program

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IAS faculty member Martha Groom is now a Co-PI on the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program.  She and collaborators from across the University of Washington successfully submitted a new proposal this year for an extension of funding, receiving an additional $1.9 million on top of the initial $1.6 million from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.  The program began in 2014 and now is funded through 2019.

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David Goldstein Publishes Clickers in the Classroom

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David Goldstein, along with co-editor Peter Wallis of UW IT, published Clickers in the Classroom: Using Classroom Response Systems to Increase Student Learning (Stylus Press). The book includes ...

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