News from School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Category: Engagement

IAS Students Analyze Demographics of Real Change Readership

IAS students in Charlie Collin’s spring 2015 course BIS 315 "Understanding Statistics" partnered with Real Change to conduct an online questionnaire of Real Change publication readers. The aim of the survey was to gather feedback regarding the quality of the publication and to better understand the demographic of its readers. The findings ...

July 14, 2015

Kari Lerum Publishes in The Feminist Wire and Moderates Panel at Sextravaganza

IAS faculty member Kari Lerum published an essay in The Feminist Wire entitled “Cisgender FemmeNist reflections on Trans* Justice.” Drawing from personal, cultural, and political reflections the article calls for fans of trans* celebrities to move from adoration to action for trans* justice. Lerum also

July 9, 2015

IAS hosts “Mentor Chat” with Deborah Oaks

IAS hosted its first “Mentor Chat” in January with alum Deborah Oaks (Science, Technology and the Environment, '08). Mentor Chats assist students with career exploration and networking by providing opportunities to dialogue with IAS alum and community partners working across diverse roles and sectors.

June 25, 2015

IAS faculty members and students participate in UW Ferguson and Beyond teach-in

Several IAS faculty and students participated in the UW-wide teach-in, “Ferguson and Beyond: Race, State Violence, and Activist Agendas for the 21st Century,” which was written up in the Seattle Times. IAS faculty members Dan Berger and Scott Kurashige presented on the panel "The Past is Always Present: Contextualizing US State Violence," and Wadiya Udell moderated the panel "#Blacklivesmatter: A Universal Call for Social Justice."

June 25, 2015