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Matt Libby shares his career experiences at Boeing with students

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Matt Libby ('14, Society, Ethics & Human Behavior) is the 787 Flightline Operations Chief of Staff at Boeing, a top-level adviser who provides executive support to the Everett Delivery Center Director and Superintendent of the 787 Program & Paint Operations.  In this role, Matt manages multiple projects that drive efficiency within the production system and increase customer satisfaction.  Prior to Boeing, Matt worked in retail management, general contracting, and cabinet manufacturing.

Matt spent several years in the workforce...

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Alka Kurian publishes "Solidarity Through Dissidence: Violence and Community in Indian Cinema”

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IAS faculty member Alka Kurian published a chapter, "Solidarity Through Dissidence: Violence and Community in Indian Cinema,” in Dissident Friendships: Imperialism, Feminism and Transnational Solidarity, edited by Elora Chowdhury and L. Philipose (University of Illinois Press, 2016). Kurian’s chapter examines cinematic portrayal of dissident friendships, in particular among women, located across differences of class, caste, faith, and ideological positions, expressed particularly during moments of extreme crisis. Kurian investigates ...

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Lauren Berliner presents research on crowdfunding for health crisis

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IAS faculty member Lauren Berliner presented her collaborative research with Nursing and Health Studies faculty member Nora Kenworthy on crowdfunding for health crisis as part of a panel called “Exploring Concepts of Care and Vulnerability: Co-design of Community-based Narrative Intervention for Wellness“ at the CoLED Conference "Ethnography and Design: Mutual Provocations” in San Diego.  Her talk focused on ...

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Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies launches in an exciting half-day event!

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On Wednesday October 26, 2016 IAS’s newest degree was launched and celebrated. The event was held on the top floor of the ARC and began at 11:30am with a meet-and-greet where attendees met student activists, learned about campus resources that will support their Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) extra-curricular activities, like the Office of Undergraduate Research, and browsed the UWB Bookstore’s GWSS themed book exhibit. Attendees were treated to ...

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Karam Dana quoted in an article from The Christian Science Monitor on American Muslims

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IAS faculty member Karam Dana is quoted in an article from The Christian Science Monitor. Dana's comments from the article, "Why one Oklahoma lawmaker is targeting American Muslims," are quoted below:

"It is important to realize that American Muslims are being singled out," says Karam Dana, the Director of the American Muslim Research Institute and a professor at the University of Washington, Bothell. "It is very unfortunate. We know what happened in Germany in the 1930s ...

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