IAS News

Deborah Hathaway receives UW Bothell Outstanding Community-Engaged Scholar Award

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IAS faculty member Deborah Hathaway was honored with the 2020 UW Bothell Outstanding Community-Engaged Scholar Award, which recognizes impactful community-engaged scholarship by a UW Bothell faculty member. Hathaway’s community-engaged scholarly work centers around creating community through performance. In her seven years in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences and First Year Pre-Major Program, Hathaway has partnered with several organizations:

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IAS recognizes two Outstanding Community Partners

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In 2018 IAS established the Outstanding Community Partner award to honor the extraordinary contributions of partner organizations.  Recipients advance the IAS values of equity, inclusion, and social justice and link student learning and faculty scholarship to real-life experiences that positively impact our region and world. In 2020 we are excited to recognize two phenomenal partners: Seattle Children’s Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center and Rent Mason Bees!

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Students and elders with early-stage memory loss connect through art

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IAS faculty member Deborah Hathaway has partnered with Edmonds Center for the Arts and Silver Kite Community Arts to offer elders and UW Bothell freshmen the intergenerational course, “Making Art Together.” Through the course, older adults facing early-stage memory loss will work collaboratively with UW Bothell students to share their experiences and transform their stories into short theatrical performances. UW Bothell students ...

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UW Bothell and Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center students collaborate through drama

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Last fall IAS faculty member Deborah Hathaway’s students joined students at Seattle Children’s Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center (ABC) to study drama and co-create an applied theatre community. The collaborative partnership challenged all of the students to learn acting and performance technique, and actively practice and embody the curricular goals of creating an inclusive community. ABC is ...

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