Coming alive with performance

When most people think of performance, they think of dance recitals, plays or concerts. But according to IAS faculty member Anida Yoeu Ali, performance is something anyone can do, at anytime, anywhere. “Everything can be a stage, and any place can be a gallery,” Ali said. “It’s just a switch in your thinking.”

May 31, 2022

MFA community members perform with national dance company

The spotlight was — quite literally — put on students and faculty in the University of Washington Bothell’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing & Poetics program as they took to the stage in What Problem?, a touring production by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company of New York. ...

May 2, 2022

MFA student Amy Hirayama Apprentices with Writers in the Schools

Amy Hirayama, a second-year student in the MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics, was recently selected to serve as an apprentice in Seattle Arts and Lectures' Writers in the Schools Program. In this newly-created role, Hirayama, a former middle school teacher, will serve as a Writer-in-Residence alongside an established WITS teacher at Evergreen High School, gaining experience, mentorship, and professional development while working in an area of education she is passionate about. Profiled last month on SAL's blog, SAL/ON, ...

November 19, 2021

Students present at Washington Lakes Protection Association

Three UW Bothell students presented at the annual Washington Lakes Protection Association (WALPA) meeting online in October, supported by IAS faculty member Avery Shinneman. Jodylene DeLosReyes and Tram Lam presented on the outcome of a CBLR partnership with King County, supported by a ...

November 8, 2021

Hana Abdulrahman named to Chancellor’s Advisory Committee for Students

Hana Abdulrahman, a current Master of Arts in Policy Studies candidate, has been named as the Graduate Student Representative for the 2021-2022 Chancellor’s Advisory Committee for Students (CACS). As a body, CACS represents all students at UW Bothell and collaborates to advise the Chancellor and the executive team on campus-wide issues and major initiatives affecting students. Hana brings ...

October 20, 2021