IAS News

Jason Lambacher publishes "Extinction & Democracy" and "Exploring the Green Nobel"

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IAS faculty member Jason Lambacher published "Extinction & Democracy: Wildness, Wilderness, and Global Conservation" in the Interdisciplinary Environmental Review (December 2017). The article promotes cross-cultural dialogue regarding species loss centered on the concept of wildness, as distinguished from the legal-philosophical idea of wilderness.  Responding to critiques of wilderness conservation "gone global" that point out an insufficient attention to social and political dimensions, Lambacher argues that wildness holds special potential as a hybrid concept capable of linking ecological goals with social critiques that ...

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Alice Pedersen presents "The Practices and Politics of Yoga"

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IAS faculty member Alice Pedersen attended the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education annual conference in San Jose, CA. This year's theme, "Radicalizing Contemplative Education: Compassion, Intersectionality, and Justice in Challenging Times" offered discussion and workshops on integrating social justice pedagogies with contemplative pedagogies. Pedersen presented ...

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Amoshaun Toft leads workshops on Community Radio Journalism at area LPFM stations

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IAS faculty member Amoshaun Toft is facilitating a series of workshops at new area Low Power FM radio stations. The first two workshops will be held at the brand new SPACE 101.1 FM studios in the gatehouse for Sand Point at Magnuson Park, where UWB students will act as peer facilitators for workshop attendees from area LPFM radio stations. Participants will include potential programmers for ...

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Amoshaun Toft profiled in Faculty Highlights Report

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IAS faculty member Amoshaun Toft is profiled in a Faculty Highlights Report on Urban@UW's Homelessness Research Initiative. He is working with faculty and students across the three campuses in the Critical Narratives of Homelessness research cluster to confront dominant stereotypes through ...

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Martha Groom named "Super Mentor"

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IAS faculty member Martha Groom was named a "Super Mentor" at the Student Conference for Conservation Science - New York in recognition of her many years of service giving career and project advice to young conservationists at the three day conference each year. She began her work with SCCS-NY as their first Plenary Speaker in 2010, and has attended as a mentor every year.  The conference hosts graduate students and post-doctoral students from around the world, with speakers from over 30 countries.  The last two years, Martha also has brought 25-30 undergraduates ...

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