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Research in Progress: Immigration and Education

School of Educational Studies Professor Cherry Banks presents “Creating the world we want to live in: Lessons from the intergroup education movement” as the latest event in the Winter 2016 Research in Progress series. Her presentation is Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in LB1-205.

February 23, 2016

Out of Africa: UW Bothell prof authors ‘Selling the Serengeti’

In his new book, “Selling the Serengeti,” University of Washington Bothell Associate Professor Benjamin Gardner studies the influence of safari tourism – ecotourism or big-game hunting -- on land rights, market forces and the Maasai culture in Tanzania.

February 19, 2016

UW Bothell leaders win engineering awards

Two University of Washington Bothell leaders have been honored by the Puget Sound Engineering Council as top talents in the region. Elaine Scott, dean of the School of STEM, and Wendy Lawrence, a UW Bothell advisory board member, received their awards at a banquet at the Museum of Flight in Seattle on February 13. Scott was named 2016 Academic Engineer of the Year and veteran astronaut Lawrence was recognized for her many contributions to education.

February 19, 2016

Student finds UW Bothell a place to start again

Amanda Morgan was a high-school dropout who fled an abusive marriage. But has re-invented herself, thanks to her own initiative and the help of UW Bothell professors. Morgan expects to graduate in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in biology. She hopes to eventually earn a Ph.D. with the goal of understanding and treating neurobiological brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.

February 19, 2016

Support for first-gen students

The University of Washington Bothell is home to a diverse body of students and for many, they are the first in their families to attend college. A first generation college student is a student whose parent(s)/legal guardians have not completed a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university and are the first in their immediate family to attend a college or university.

February 12, 2016

Studying Race and gender in People magazine

With the support of a Mary Gates Scholarship, Kelsey Bolinger has been able to devote more time pursuing her project of interest on the depiction of race and gender in popular magazines

February 12, 2016

Busting science myths

First-year UW Bothell STEM students recorded their own myth-busting videos and presented them on a big Imax screen at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle. The students also engaged the center’s Discovery Corps of high school interns in thinking about the transition to college.

February 12, 2016

Social justice and transgender women

Transgender women of color should be at the center of movements for social justice, says Kari Lerum, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of IAS. Lerum presents at the Research in Progress seminar Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 4 to 5 p.m. at LB1-205.

February 8, 2016

UW Bothell undergraduate research ‘incredibly valuable’

A successful research project by UW Bothell undergraduates has spawned two student internships and a continuing relationship between the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and the King County Department of Information Technology.

February 5, 2016