News from School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Category: Students

Julie Shayne publishes open-access book celebrating fifty years of gender, women, and sexuality studies

IAS faculty member Julie Shayne spent her sabbatical editing an open-access book titled Persistence is Resistance: Celebrating 50 Years of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies. Shayne, who is currently the Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) faculty coordinator, brought together authors from twenty-two institutions, including the University of Ghana and Universidad Icesi in Cali, Colombia. Authors represent ...

August 13, 2020

Four students win Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships

Four University of Washington Bothell students received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to support their study abroad. Awards ranging from $3,000 to $5,000 went to each student. Two of the students are IAS majors: Mari McMenamin (Media & Communication Studies) will study in Spain and France, and Julie Pham (Mathematical Thinking & Visualization) will study in South Africa. The other ...

August 7, 2020

Elisabeth Schnebele publishes article about toxic masculinity and mass shootings

Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) student Elisabeth Schnebele published an article, "Men and Masculinities: A Case Study of Mass Shootings in the United States," in the UW Bothell student journal The Crow (2020 edition). The article is a case study analysis of three mass shootings and explores the potential connection between mass shootings and the values imposed by hegemonic masculinity. Since ...

July 27, 2020

Interactive Media Design students present works

Interactive Media Design (IMD) majors, who are skilled in using technology to create digital forms, were uniquely prepared to present their “All Possible Futures” capstone projects via teleconference. Check out their work.

June 17, 2020

MFA launches Hearing Voices video series

Hearing Voices is a curated collection of video works produced by students and alumni of the MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics at UW Bothell. It is a forum for sharing projects, and a space to listen to and hear from the wide range of creative voices that emerge from our artistic community. Current works include ...

June 17, 2020

Sarah Ramirez selected as UW McNair Scholar

Acceptance to the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program is yet another notable achievement of “firsts” for first-generation college student Sarah Ramirez, a junior in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences. As a freshman, Sarah was also selected to join the inaugural cohort of the UW Bothell Global Scholars Program, in which she studied comparative law and politics in Rome through the Law, Societies and Justice program at the UW. Now, as a ...

June 16, 2020

A Message to the IAS Class of 2020

Dear IAS 2020 Graduates, We’re so sorry that we cannot celebrate in person with you this year, but the IAS faculty and staff wanted to make this video to mark how proud we are of all of you!

June 12, 2020

Bridging distance through film

Students in IAS faculty member Minda Martin’s Resilient Visions course are partnering with students from Jinan University in Guangzhou Province of China and Shi Hsin University in Taipei, Taiwan, to curate and produce the 2020 Resilient Visions film festival. Founded by IAS faculty in 2018, this year’s Resilient Visions received 360 photo, audio, VR/AR, and video submissions.

May 28, 2020

Writers of UW Bothell come together

Two graduate students and one alum from the MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics program have created a quarterly reading event that aims to connect current and past students. The Gamut Literary Series is led by alum Woogee Bae and current second-year students Ashley Noelle and Matt Porter. The event normally takes place at Open Books: A Poetry Emporium, which serves as a community bookstore and literary hub.

May 14, 2020

Midia De Souza’s life changed by UW Bothell scholarships

The impact of a scholarship transcends beyond the financial award. They provide students, like Midia De Souza, the opportunity - and inspiration - to find meaningful ways to get involved on campus, and even give back to their own communities. Hear De Souza describe how she’s been impacted. De Souza is ...

May 7, 2020