Jennifer Atkinson and Amy Lambert present on environmental humanities

November 12, 2014 - IAS faculty members Jennifer Atkinson and Amy Lambert presented their work at a Simpson Center for the Humanities faculty workshop on the environmental humanities.  Co-organized by Atkinson and Gary Handwerk (Department of English, UW Seattle), the event launched a 2014-15 Simpson Center Crossdisciplinary Research Cluster which seeks to promote interdisciplinary and cross-campus collaborations in the area of the environmental humanities.  Atkinson also presented at the Pacific Northwest Association for Institutional Research Planning conference, along with UW Bothell staff members Russell Cannon, Ismaila Maidadi, and Danielle Rowland. The presentation explored how UW Bothell's first-year Discovery Core course sequence supports student success and retention rates through an ePortfolio-based curriculum and course-integrated academic support systems.