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Melanie Malone receives Curriculum Innovation Award

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IAS faculty member Melanie Malone and colleagues from an NSF IGERT program won a Curriculum Innovation Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools and Planning. The award honors excellence in teaching and design of learning experiences that are accessible, engaging, and effective for all students. Read the full award annoumcement.

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Melanie Malone publishes on "Sustaining future environmental educators" and is featured for her work on urban community gardening

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IAS faculty member Melanie Malone published an article with three colleagues entitled "Sustaining future environmental educators: Building critical interdisciplinary teaching capacity among graduate students" in the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. The article focuses on training graduate students to teach interdisciplinary environmental methods to undergraduate students and ...

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Melanie Malone's work highlighted as part of UW’s Urban Environmental Justice Initiative

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With a background in soil science and geology, Melanie Malone positions her work in the space of Critical Physical Geography, a theoretical framework that connects biophysical sciences to social sciences and spatial analysis. In her teaching and research, Malone’s technical experience in the environmental remediation of industrial and Superfund sites merges with a consideration of social justice and equity. She emphasizes that issues like racism and sexism are environmental problems, yet ...

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Five IAS faculty members receive Royalty Research Funds

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Five IAS faculty members have received Royalty Research Fund (RRF) awards over the last year. The RRF is open to faculty across the UW system and provides one-year awards of up to $40,000 that are intended to generate preliminary findings, seed scholarly and creative activities, and increase faculty’s competitiveness for future external funding. The IAS faculty who received RRF awards include ...

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Melanie Malone awarded Royalty Research Fund

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IAS faculty member Melanie Malone received a Royalty Research Fund (RRF) of $39,993 for her research on contaminant sources in organic urban community gardens. Building off her pilot project on contamination in soils in urban community gardens in Seattle, WA and Brooklyn, NY, the RRF will allow Malone to ...

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