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Julie Shayne, Dave Ellenwood, and Denise Hattwig Launch the UW Bothell Social Justice & Diversity Archive

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IAS faculty member Julie Shayne, in collaboration with librarians Dave Ellenwood and Denise Hattwig have launched the UW Bothell Social Justice & Diversity Archive hosted by the UWB Library. The archive began with students in Shayne’s "Histories and Movements of Gender and Sexuality" course (Spring 2015), researching local gender justice and feminist organizations.

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Vy Nguyen Co-presents Report on “Brain Waste” among WA State Immigrants and Refugees

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Vy Nguyen (’12, MA in Policy Studies) has focused the past year on workforce and education issues related to immigrant integration, particularly the issue of "brain waste" among foreign-educated immigrants. Many immigrants and refugees bring a wealth of knowledge and experience yet find it difficult to continue their professional careers in the U.S. This enormous underutilization of human resources has been dubbed “brain waste,” and OneAmerica’s report details ...

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INCA, Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas' Artist Run Space, in the Press

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Institute for New Connotative Action (INCA), the space founded and directed by IAS faculty members Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas was featured in Temporary Art Review

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micha cárdenas Speaks on Speculative Computing and World-making at Hampshire College

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IAS faculty member micha cárdenas spoke on speculative computing and world-making at Hampshire College. Her talk was part of a year-long series focused on how the spread of immersive digital environments has made the virtual more "real," while also increasing surveillance and creating endless analytics that have optimized our world as computation. 

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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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