January - May 2014


Happening Nearby: Soundview IB School Completes Year of Community Service in North Creek Forest

Myedmondsnews.com, May 30, 2014
Students from Soundview School have completed a year of monthly community service visits to Bothell’s North Creek Forest, where they removed invasive blackberries, planted native trees and plants, and mulched newly cleaned areas. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

Tough Talk (from the left) On Race and Seattle Schools

Blogs.seattletimes.com, May 30, 2014
Our city’s history of racial segregation via redlining is well-documented. But Seattle’s present-day race divide, most visible in its schools, goes less discussed. Panelist Wayne Au is a Professor of Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

‘Salute To Excellence’ for Top One Percent Grads

Sdusd-newsfeed.blogspot.com, May 28, 2014
San Diego Unified's annual Recognition event for seniors ranked in the top one percent from each San Diego Unified School District high school's Class of 2014 welcomed representatives from high schools, including all valedictorians. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

Challenge Island, new to Seattle area, now accepting Summer Camp Registrations

ShorelineAreanews.com, May 26, 2014
Challenge Island®, an educational enrichment program that enhances children's creative thinking skills, is accepting registrations for 2014 summer camps. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

Eng is new SYLP Leader

NWAsianWeekly.com, May 26, 2014
Martin Eng has been hired as the new coordinator for the Northwest Asian Weekly’s Summer Youth Leadership Program for 2014. Eng is a government and community relations student assistant at the University of Washington, Bothell.

UW Bothell Chancellor to visit Middle School Students to Discuss College

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 22, 2014
UW Bothell’s Chancellor Wolf Yeigh received about 25 of those letters from students expressing their desire to attend his university when they graduate. They also asked for a t-shirt that might keep them inspired. Yeigh could have had the swag mailed to the students. Instead, he will visit Voyager today to personally deliver the swag bags and talk with the students, many who are first in their families to even consider college. 

Whom will Heat Stress Hit Hardest?

Hoards.com, May 22, 2014
Heat stress has significant impacts on milk production. As weather patterns change, temperatures can rise enough to cause heat stress in cattle, with impacts on both individual farms and the industry as a whole. Eric Salathe is an Assistant Professor of Climate Science at the University of Washington Bothell.

McAuliffe Recognized for Commitment to UW-Bothell

Lakestevensjournal.com, May 21, 2014
Senator Rosemary McAuliffe, D-Bothell, will receive the award for being instrumental in advocating for the opening of UW Bothell, back in the early 1990’s, and for her continued support of the institution throughout her legislative career.

Research Conversation: Gender and Information

Ischool.uw.edu, May 19, 2014
Please join our panel discussion about gender and information. We’re very excited to welcome the following panelists to Research Conversations. Kari Lerum, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell, participated in this panel.

The Struggle Within: Prisons, Political Prisoners, and Mass Movements in the United States

Sketchythoughts.blogspot.com, May 17, 2014
The Struggle Within is an accessible yet wide-ranging historical primer about how mass imprisonment has been a tool of repression deployed against diverse left-wing social movements over the last fifty years. Author Dan Berger is an assistant professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies at the University of Washington Bothell.

Smarter than the Average Grizzly

Dailysunnews.com, May 15, 2014
Sunnyside High School has named 28 students as the top academic achievers for the class of 2014. Several students mention the University of Washington Bothell as a part of their future plans.

CI Welcomes Hung Dang as Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

VCStar.com, May 15, 2014
CSU Channel Islands (CI) is pleased to announce Hung Dang as the new Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management. Dang, a veteran administrator with more than two decades of experience directing admissions and enrollment at growing state universities, began his first day of work on the CI campus May 1. Dang previously worked at UW Bothell in a variety of roles over 16 years.

Sen. McAuliffe honored with UW Bothell 2014 Legacy Award

Bothell-Reporter, May 12, 2014
Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe of Bothell was a recipient of the 2014 Legacy Award from the University of Washington Bothell on Monday.

Rep. DelBene files for re-election in 1st Congressional District

Redmond-Reporter, May 12, 2014
Hand delivering her filing papers in person at the Secretary of State’s office in Olympia, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene filed for re-election on Monday morning. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

9th Annual UW Bothell Husky 5k

Sports Radio 950 KJR AM, May 5, 2014
2014 marks the 9th anniversary of the UW Bothell 5K Run-Walk! This growing race is expected to host 700-750 runners and walkers, and over 1,200 people on campus! 

Challenge Island Summer Camps Come to Kirkland and Bothell

Kirkland Reporter, May 5, 2014
Challenge Island offers a cutting edge educational thought program where participants divide into tribes and take on exciting thematic STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) focused challenges. Through what is called “Cooperative Learning,” children in kindergarten through sixth grade collaborate with their peers to accomplish a shared goal. UW Bothell is mentioned. 

Teaching Kids the Language Behind Their Devices- Code.org Co-Founder to Speak

UWToday, May 2, 2014
In December 2013, more than 20 million students around the globe participated in the Hour of Code, organized by Code.org – a Seattle-based non-profit dedicated to expanding participation in computer science. This UW Today article features our upcoming May 8 forum with code.org co-founder Hadi Partovi and WA State Rep. Reuven Carlyle. 

This story was also reported in the following outlets: CRPE.org

TVNewser’s 2014 Guide to Graduation Speakers

Mediabistro.com, May 2, 2014
As is TVNewser tradition, here now is our seventh annual list of who’s-speaking-where-and-when at the nation’s colleges and universities (in alphabetical order). UW Bothell is mentioned. 


Here are the 16 student-led teams that advanced in the University of Washington’s business plan competition

GeekWire, April 30, 2014
Wireless routers. Influenza diagnostic tools. And even a new recipe for healthy sauerkraut. Those are among the 16 finalists who advanced Tuesday in the University of Washington’s annual business plan competition, as more than 300 judges from the Seattle community (including GeekWire’s Daniel Rossi) reduced the field of 36 student-led teams. UW Bothell is mentioned.

Business Writing Book on Communicating With Heart Is Named Silver Finalist Twice for the Independent Book Publishers Association’s 2014 Benjamin Franklin Award

PRWeb, April 29, 2014
A book that makes the case for nurturing relationships in every written message, “Business Writing With Heart: How to Build Great Work Relationships One Message at a Time,” has been named a Silver Finalist in both the Business & Economics and Self-Help categories for the Independent Book Publishers Association’s Benjamin Franklin Award. The IBPA will announce on May 28 whether the book, written by Lynn Gaertner-Johnston and published by Syntax Training, wins the Gold award. UW Bothell is mentioned.

Encourage Private Investment in Education

HeraldNet, April 28, 2014
Washington is famous as a hub for software and aerospace. Less well-known is that the life sciences have become a vital sector of our economy. Bioscience is now Washington’s fifth-largest employer, contributing $8.9 billion to the local economy. This opinion piece was co-authored by UW Bothell School of STEM Dean Elaine Scott. Read More

Emergent BioSolutions calls for STEM education improvement in U.S.

BioPrepWatch, April 28, 2014
The private sector and government policymakers must join together to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the U.S., Daniel Abdun-Nabi, the president and CEO of Emergent BioSolutions, said on Sunday. UW Bothell School of STEM Dean Elaine Scott was mentioned in this article.

YWCA Program Offers Reminder that Racism Still Exists

Heraldnet.com, April 25, 2014
Johnson is a family advocate with YWCA Seattle-King-Snohomish, which operates a shelter and transitional housing for women and children in Lynnwood. She also is working on a master’s degree in cultural studies at UW Bothell. Read More

This story was also reported in the following outlets: MyNorthwest.com

ABC’s John Quinones to Speak at UW Bothell Commencement

Bothell-Reporter, April 21, 2014
John Quiñones, Emmy Award-winning co-anchor of ABC’s Primetime and sole anchor of the Primetime series What Would You Do?, will deliver the commencement address to the graduating class of the University of Washington Bothell at its 23rd Commencement Ceremony. 

Team of Students at University of Washington-Bothell Expand Development of Vision Screening Tools to Identify Young Children's Vision Issues

PRWeb.com, April 21, 2014
Four graduate students and five undergraduate students in the Department of Computer Sciences of the University of Washington – Bothell gathered to share their ongoing work with Katie Johnson, author of Red Flags for Primary Teachers, Helen Spencer, Americorps director in the Yakima Valley, and Dr. Cristin Mattione, developmental optometrist in Lynnwood on Monday evening, April 7, 2014, in the Digital Future Lab at UW Bothell. 

This story was also reported in the following outlets: WSAV.com, Herarldnet.com, Biz Wire Express, TMCNet.com, Digital Game Developer, Pubmemo.com, DigitalJournal.com, MSNewsNow.com

Average Is Over. Abundance Is Not.

Huffington Post, April 18, 2014
Average is over. The world is not just flat and connected; it is hyper-connected. UW Bothell is mentioned.

Proposition 1 Keeps Eastside Connections to Education, Jobs and Our Future | Other Voices

Kirkland Reporter, April 17, 2014
Your vote on Proposition 1 directly impacts Eastside transportation options for workers and students. Metro transit provides essential mobility connections to jobs, education and health care for thousands who live and work on the Eastside. UW Bothell is mentioned.

Are Contracts to Blame for Teacher-Quality Gaps?

Education Week, April 16, 2014
Despite being widely known and universally condemned, the stark gap in teacher quality between schools serving large concentrations of minority students and those educating mainly white students has proved frustratingly difficult to address. 

Proposition 1 keeps Eastside connections to education, jobs and our future

Redmond-Reporter, April 15, 2014
Your vote on Proposition 1 directly impacts Eastside transportation options for workers and students. Metro transit provides essential mobility connections to jobs, education and health care for thousands who live and work on the Eastside. 

8 Technologies That Will Shape Future Classrooms

Digitalmofo.com, April 14, 2014
What does the future of learning hold? What will classrooms of the future be like? Emerging technologies such as cloud computing, augmented reality (AR) and 3D printing are paving the way for the future of education in ways we may have yet to see. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

When Job Security Becomes Insecurity: Inequality the Topic of April 25 Conference

Washington.edu, April 14, 2014
Economic inequality will be the topic when activists, academics and policymakers meet the public at the University of Washington on April 25 for a conference presented by the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies titled “Working Democracy: Labor and Politics in an Era of Inequality.” The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

National Group Again Touts ASD, Says It Has Established “Conditions for Success”

Chalkbeat Tennessee, April 10, 2014
Tennessee’s state-run Achievement School District was again ranked top in the nation for creating “conditions for success” for students and schools, according to the Center for Reinventing Public Education. 

One-of-a-Kind Art as S-W City Hall

GoSkagit.com, April 10, 2014
A full-time lecturer at the University of Washington’s Bothell campus, Carpenter teaches drawing as well as public art. He said he was pleased to have the opportunity to gift his piece to the Arts Council of Sedro-Woolley. 

Researchers Rank Tennessee’s Achievement School District Tops in Theory

Commercial Appeal, April 10, 2014
Whitney Achievement Elementary third grader Destiny Washington, 8, works out math problems with a calculator while taking a TCAP practice exam during class Thursday afternoon. Recently the Center for Reinventing Public Education released a listing that ranks Achievement School District as the No. 1 among “portfolio districts” for measures to improve schools.

Bill to Restructure EBR District, Backed by BRAC and Sen. Bodi White, Passes Committee: Snapshot

Nola.com, April 9, 2014
White, Honore, Carter and BRAC CEO Adam Knapp testified in support of the bill, saying something needs to be changed with the way education is delivered in East Baton Rouge Parish. The consultant they worked with on the legislation from the Seattle-based Center on Reinventing Public Education, also described how these approaches have been used successfully in other districts. 

Above-average precipitation helped spur deadly Wash. Landslide – USGS

E&E Publishing, April 8, 2014
Many unanswered questions remain surrounding last month's massive, deadly landslide in northwest Washington, but geologists are fairly certain that higher-than-average rainfall played an important role. 

UW Bothell Hands Out 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award

Bothell Reporter, April 7, 2014
Benjamin Gardner is this year's recipient of University of Washington Bothell's Distinguished Teaching Award. 

This story was also reported in the following outlets: MyNorthwest.com, Topix.com

What’s this BizWomen buzz all about?

Puget Sound Business Journal, April 7, 2014
Hyde, manager of MBA programs at the University of Washington’s Bothell campus, wanted her students to learn the subtleties of business communication. 

Re: Misconceptions Are “So Yesterday!”

Lifescied.org, April 7, 2014
Maskiewicz and Lineback (2013) have written a provocative essay about how the term misconceptions is used in biology education and the learning sciences in general. Rebecca Price is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington Bothell.

What Do Milwaukee Public Schools Need in a New Superintendent?

WUWM.com, April 6, 2014
The time of transition continues in Milwaukee Public Schools. The state’s largest school district is looking for a new superintendent after the announcement earlier this year that Gregory Thornton is leaving to run the public school system in Baltimore. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned.

This story was also reported in the following outlets: Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel

Sounding Off on the LWSD Bond Measure | Letters

Redmond Reporter, April 4, 2014
For the past 14 years, I’ve been involved in Lake Washington public schools as a parent volunteer, PTSA officer and more recently as a board member with the Lake Washington PTSA Council. University of Washington Bothell is mentioned. 

Stranger Recommended

The Stranger, April 4, 2014
Chris Kraus at UW Bothell- North Creek Events Center, April 9 at 5:30pm. 

Meet Your Interim Chancellor

The Tacoma Ledger, April 4, 2014
The sudden passing of Dr. Debra Friedman in January 2014 left big shoes to fill in the office of the chancellor. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned. 

2nd Annual Aloha Brewfest

The Seattle Pi, April 4, 2014
ALOHA! Come join us at the 2nd Annual Aloha Brewfest on Saturday, May 17th from 12:00PM - 5:00PM at the Mobius Hall located on the UW Bothell/Cascadia Community College Campus in Bothell, Washington. 

Can We Get Governance Right?

Education Next, April 3, 2014
How to fix public education governance in the United States is not a new question. Analysts have suggested many alternative forms of governance, each intended to shift the locus of decision–making from local school boards and state legislatures to other entities, including mayors, parents, and school entrepreneurs. Paul T. Hill is the Director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education.

McMenamins Open Doors to Private Investors to Realize Transformation of Historic Anderson School in Heart of Bothell

Businesswire.com, April 2, 2014
The founders of family-owned McMenamins Inc., which operates 52 distinctive pubs, restaurants and historic hotels in the Pacific Northwest, are inviting private investors to join the redevelopment of the vacant Anderson School in the heart of Bothell, Wash., into a vibrant community hub and travel destination. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned. 

This story was also picked up by: Bellevue Business Journal

How would Milwaukee Schools Fare Under a Big Tent Instead of in Silos?

Milwaukee - Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, April 1, 2014
Imagine all school sectors that rely on taxpayer money — public, private voucher and independent charters — operating under a single authority. Paul T. Hill, the Director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, is quoted.

Marquette Law School, College of Education host Conference on Future of Milwaukee Schools

WisPolitics.com, April 1, 2014
Marquette University Law School and the Marquette College of Education will host a conference on the future of Milwaukee schools on Tuesday, April 1, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, Professor Paul Hill is mentioned.


Crows Seek Food and Shelter in Bothell and Woodinville

The Woodinville Weekly, March 31, 2014
The flock of crows that descends on Bothell every evening is a striking site. The more than 10,000 crows in the group, or murder, come from as far as downtown Seattle and Sultan and Gold Bar to spend the night roosting in the safe deciduous vegetation of the University of Washington Bothell campus. 

With MPS in Transition, Here Are 5 Ideas to Move Forward

Milwaukee - Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, March 31, 2014
With the superintendent of Wisconsin’s largest school system leaving, it’s time to reflect on the state of education in Milwaukee. Founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, Professor Paul Hill is mentioned.

Fall Counselor Workshop at Wenatchee Valley College

x1067fm.com, March 28, 2014
Held in nine locations throughout the state in September, counselors hear current information from Washington four-year public, universities, independent universities, and community and technical colleges.

Celebrate Earth Hour with Glow in the Dark Bingo in Bothell

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, March 22, 2014
The city of Bothell and the UW Bothell Sustainability Organization will celebrate Earth Hour with Glow in the Dark Bingo and Root Beer at 8 p.m. on March 29 at the Lytle House in Bothell. 

MV Soroptimist Honors Two High School Seniors with Merit Award

GoSkagit.com, March 21, 2014
Flor works at an insurance agency and a grocery store but plans to attend the University of Washington, Bothell, to study physical therapy. 

College Radio Survivor: Radio Revived at WRAM More Award Opportunities & Other News

Radio Survivor, March 21, 2014
On March 14, the LPFM application for the Radio Club at Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington was dismissed. Although there weren’t any granted college LPFM applications this week, a few college groups amended their applications. Today, Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, AZ) and University of Washington, Bothell (Bothell, WA) amended their applications. 

UW Bothell Expands for Science

The Herald Business Journal, March 21, 2014
A crowd of students gathered this week at the University of Washington Bothell campus. 

Cultural Studies Association Conference to Examine Issues of Ecology, the Environment and Culture

Prlog.org, March 21, 2014
The Twelfth Cultural Studies Association (CSA) Conference, entitled “Ecologies: Relations of Culture, Matter, and Power,” will bring together leading and emerging scholars, artists, and activists in the field of cultural studies for a comprehensive, critical conversation on this rapidly expanding area of study and research. Dean and Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Bruce Burgett is mentioned.

Gov. Jay Inslee Dedicates New Science and Academic Building at UW Bothell

Bothell-Reporter, March 20, 2014
Hundreds of students, faculty, alumni and state representatives gathered at UW Bothell to celebrate the completion of the first expansion to the campus in 10 years. 

This event was also reported in the following outlets: The Sacramento Bee, Greenfield Reporter, The Republic, Skagit Valley Herald, Crosscut.com, Newstalk KBKW, Greenwichtime.com, Lake Wylie Pilot, The Daily Astorian, CTPost.com, The State, News Daily, TDN.com, The Washington Times, KiroTV, StamfordAdvocate.com, FreeNewsPos.com, Kitsap Sun, HeraldOnline.com, MyNorthwest.com, The Modesto Bee, NewsTimes.com, Hosted.Ap.Org, NBCrightnow.com, Tri-City Herald

UW Bothell, Where the Future Goes to College

The Seattle Times, March 20, 2014
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and other dignitaries are scheduled to be on the UW Bothell campus Thursday to dedicate Discovery Hall, a new science and academic building. I would call the structure a window on the future. 

Round-up: Seattle Schools Studying Later Start Times, Colleges Reach Deal on Nursing Degrees

The Seattle Times, March 20, 2014
UW Bothell is cutting the ribbon today on a new science hall that will enable the campus to increase its enrollment by 1,000 students and offer five new STEM degrees. Seattle Times editorial writer Lance Dickie calls the new building “a window on the future." 

WSU Tri-Cities to Hold College Planning Day for High Schoolers

KEPRTV.com, March 20, 2014
About 400 high school students will explore their options for higher education at the Washington Council’s free College Planning Day Friday, March 21, at Washington State University Tri-Cities. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

Gov. Inslee to dedicate UW Bothell science and academic building

Bothell-Reporter, March 18, 2014
Gov. Jay Inslee will dedicate Discovery Hall, the University of Bothell’s new $68-million science and academic building, during a ceremony to be held at 11:30 a.m. March 20. 

Michigan’s ‘Pay for Performance’ Bill

Michigan Policy, March 18, 2014
In April 2013 Representative Pete Lund (R, Macomb County) introduced HB 4625, which was soon referred to the House Education Committee. HB 4625 would amend the revised school code modifying the criteria for determining teacher compensation. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

UW Bothell Receives Approval for two New Engineering Degrees

Hispanic Business, March 18, 2014
University of Washington President Michael Young has approved two new undergraduate engineering degrees at the University of Washington Bothell. The new degrees are in computer engineering and mechanical engineering.

Support Jesse Hagopian for Union President: Educators Deserve Respect I am an Educator

Big Education Ape, March 17, 2014
Elections for leadership of the Seattle Education Association (SEA) are coming right up and ballots will be cast at the end of April. University of Washington Bothell Professor Wayne Au is mentioned.

Colleges Will See Fewer Applicants

The Olympian, March 16, 2014
This year’s high school graduates have a slightly better chance of getting into Washington’s public colleges and universities, thanks to a fluke of demographics. The University of Washington Bothell in mentioned. 

At 24, UW-Tacoma Hits its Stride

The Seattle Times, March 15, 2014
Twenty-four years after greeting its first class of students, the University of Washington’s Tacoma campus has reached several major milestones. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

Meet the New Editor of the Wedgwood View

Noodls, March 13, 2014
Kenyon S. Chan, former chancellor of the University of Washington Bothell, has been named interim chancellor of the University of Washington Tacoma, effective March 16, 2014. 

Money Coming to Aberdeen to Enhance Energy Efficiency

KXRO Newsradio, March 13, 2014
The Washington State Department of Commerce announced over $14 million in energy efficiency and solar grants to help five higher education institutions, 27 local governments, and four state agencies lower their energy costs. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

Dr. Cornel West Speaks to UW Bothell Students

Bothell Reporter, March 12, 2014
UW Bothell invited internationally known provocateur and intellectual Dr. Cornel West over for coffee and conversation. 

Noted Crusader for Racial Justice Inspires Everett Crowd

HeraldNet, March 12, 2014
Cornel West captivated an Everett audience with his words and stories, his unflinching look at a painful history and his inspiring call for love, service and integrity. The University of Washington Bothell is Mentioned. Read More

UM Students Win Debate Competition, Advance to National Stage

UM News, March 12, 2014
University of Montana debate students fared well at the Northwest Parli Championship tournament, held March 8-9 at the University of Washington-Bothell. The tournament is designed for students in their first or second year of college debate. 

Demographics Improve Odds of Getting Into UW this Year

The Seattle Times, March 12, 2014
For all of those high-school seniors waiting for a fat envelope to arrive from the college of their choice, give Mom and Dad a hug: Due to either good planning or sheer luck, they gave birth to you at the bottom of a demographic trough. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

Sales Tax and Vehicle Fee Would Fund Transit, Roads

The Woodinville Weekly, March 11, 2014
King County will ask voters to approve a $60 vehicle license fee and 0.1 percent sales tax increase to fund transit, roads and other transportation projects. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

Seattle Public Schools’ maddening ‘Blank Stare of Bureaucracy’

Crosscut, March 4, 2014
Two years ago, my son took a battery of tests at the expense of Seattle Public Schools qualifying him for a special program. When we inquired a few weeks ago about enrolling him, we were surprised to be told that he wouldn’t be able to participate because we hadn’t submitted a form back in the fall to apply for another set of testing. The Center for Reinventing Public Education is mentioned.

Coal trains shedding dust in Seattle, study finds

The Bellingham Herald, March 4, 2014
Cliff Mass, western Washington weather guru, has writing a blog post citing new research that found significant amounts of coal dust as well as diesel emissions from coal trains moving through Seattle. 

Everett Schools Vote Goes Beyond Kids

The Herald Business, March 4, 2014
Everyone says they want great schools in their community. As communities mature, though, support of schools often wanes and it affects more than just the classroom experience. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

State Law Lets Undocumented Immigrants Get State Financial Aid for College

The Woodinville Weekly, March 3, 2014
The three University of Washington Bothell students paid for their education through private scholarships and by working. As undocumented immigrants, they weren’t eligible for state financial aid. 

University Education Faculty Letter of Support for Parents and Teachers at Saucedo and Drummond Elementary Schools

Teachers for Social Justice, March 3, 2014
As university faculty whose responsibilities include preparing future educators, we support the action of teachers at the Saucedo and Drummond elementary schools in Chicago who are refusing to administer the Illinois Standard Achievement Test (ISAT). Wayne Au and Karen Gourd of the UW Bothell Education Program are among the signees.

Are Coal Trains Degrading the Air We Breathe? The Answer is Yes.

Cliff Mass Weather Blog, March 3, 2014
During the past week, a paper describing the air quality effects of coal trains lumbering through the Pacific Northwest was accepted for publication and finally I can tell you about it. This work was completed by Professor Dan Jaffe of the University of Washington in Bothell and several UW students, and relates the results of an extended observational study above the tracks in north Seattle and in the Columbia Gorge. 

Monday Round Up

Seahawks.com, March 3, 2014
Wide receiver Doug Baldwin spoke to high school students at UW-Bothell last Friday, emphasizing the importance of continued education.

Re: Misconceptions Are “So Yesterday!”

Life Sciences Education, March 2, 2014
Maskiewicz and Lineback (2013) have written a provocative essay about how the term misconceptions is used in biology education and the learning sciences in general. Rebecca Price is an Assistant Professor in the IAS School at UW Bothell.

Animal Rights Activists Speak Out About Eco-Terrorism

The Daily, March 2, 2014
Two prominent animal rights activists spoke to students and members of the public in Smith Hall on Friday afternoon about their personal experiences being targeted by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies for being “domestic terrorists.” The University of Washington Bothell in mentioned.

Redmond Geek Fires Up International Wikipedia Debate: ‘Cannabis” vs. “Marijuana’

The Seattle Pi, March 2, 2014
Second only to the vitriol reserved for raging against the war on drugs, marijuana/cannabis aficionados can sometimes be caught maniacally debating what to call this drug, especially as American voters usher legalization onto the world stage. University of Washington Bothell instructor Nicole Hamilton is mentioned.

Immigrant Students see ‘Real Hope’ for Financial Aid Now

The Seattle Times, March 1, 2014
Students who came to the U.S. illegally as children are now eligible for Washington state-funded college financial aid and will soon be able to apply for it. 

See a Murder of Crows Up Close at the UW-Bothell Campus

HeraldNet, March 1, 2014
A murder of gigantic proportions can be seen around dusk each evening from late fall to late spring at a restored wetlands just north of the University of Washington Bothell Campus. 


Three Poems by Amaranth Borsuk

Berfois, February 28, 2014
Amaranth Borsuk is a poet and a scholar. She currently teaches in Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences and in the MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics at the University of Washington, Bothell.

Real Hope Bill Becomes Law

America's Voice, February 28, 2014
In Washington state, leaders from both parties took immigration policy into their own hands to pass a state-level DREAM Act, signed this week by Governor Jay Inslee, making college more accessible for immigrant youth. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

Seahawks Player Speaks to High School Students about Higher Education at UW Bothell

Bothell Reporter, February 28, 2014
UW Bothell invited Baldwin to the campus as part of their Black Opportunity Leadership Day. Around 300 high school students from Tacoma, Fife and Seattle attended the event Friday morning to hear Baldwin, meet with UW Bothell staff and students and attend workshops on social justice, higher education and the influence of hip hop in the community. 

OneRedmond Announces Sonata Software’s Local Expansion

Redmond Reporter, February 28, 2014
Sonata Software, a global IT services company, has announced its Redmond office expansion. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

Growth already occurring at The Village in Beardslee Crossing

Bothell Reporter, February 28, 2014
Since ground-breaking in July 2012, Bothell residents have watched with growing interest as construction activity at The Village at Beardslee Crossing has increased. The University of Washington Bothell is mentioned.

Former Leader at UW Bothell to Run UW Tacoma as Interim Chancellor

The Seattle Times, February 27, 2014
Kenyon S. Chan, the former chancellor of the University of Washington Bothell, is stepping in to run the University of Washington Tacoma as its interim chancellor. He replaces Debra Friedman, who died Jan. 26 of lung cancer. 

Voyager Students Attend College for a Day

South Everett Beacon, February 26, 2014
Ninety seventh graders from Voyager Middle School visited the University of Washington’s Bothell campus, but not as sightseers. They actually attended a core college class as if they were incoming freshmen.

Moving Day is Good Sign for White-Tailed Deer Survival

The Dispatch, February 24, 2014
Did you know one of the largest crow roosts in Washington is located in King County, just east of the University of Washington’s Bothell campus on North Creek? Each night, approximately 10,000 crows from as far east as Sultan, north to Everett and south to Kirkland use the roost.

UW Bothell Computer Science Faculty Receives National Award

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, February 13, 2014
UW Bothell Computer Science professor Hazel Asuncion has been awarded the coveted CAREER Award by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. 

UW Bothell in List of Colleges Noted for Affordability, Access and Success

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, February 12, 2014
In a national survey of 1,700 colleges, the University of Washington Bothell has been identified as one of 19 colleges that score well on measures of access, affordability and success.

Village at Beardslee Crossing Apartments and Retail – The Gateway into Bothell’s Revitalized Downtown

MMD Newswire, February 12, 2014
Since ground-breaking in July 2012, Bothell residents have watched with growing interest as construction activity at The Village at Beardslee Crossing has increased. Known as "The Village" and located where Beardslee Boulevard intersects I-405, is an exciting new community of 450 urban-style rental apartments that includes a complementary 50,000 square feet of retail and commercial space that will offer convenience to residents, visitors and passers-by. University of Washington Bothell Chancellor Bjong Wolf Yeigh is quoted.

City of Bothell Proclamation Recognizes Undergraduate Research Week at Local University

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, February 11, 2014
During the February 4th, the University of Washington Bothell staff and undergraduate students joined Mayor Joshua Freed as he issued the Undergraduate Research Week proclamation, the first of his tenure. 

Coal Dust Pollution, Dirty White Pants, And Coverups: The Consequences of Exporting Coal

Before It's News, February 10, 2014
Coal shipments along rail lines are growing in Australia and the U.S. as demand for export increases. Not many studies have been conducted about the local impacts of the dust on public health, but communities abutting these lines are fighting to bring attention to the matter as they see it as a serious blight on their quality of life. 


Bringing Blended Models Home No Easy Task

Education Week, January 27, 2014
When leaders of VOISE Academy High School couldn't find a reliable way to bring technology to students in their homes, they came up with a workaround—they brought students to the technology. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned.

Evidence That Teacher Seniority Rights Do Not Negatively Impact Teacher Placement in Disadvantaged or Hard-to-Staff Schools

California Teachers Association, January 26, 2014
In this study, researchers examined what happens when a single urban school district eliminated seniority-based hiring preferences and moved toward a hiring system based on the mutual consent of teachers and schools. This study was produced by the Center on Reinventing Public Education.

Bill Paves Way for Charter and Public School Ventures

Evansville Courier & Press, January 25, 2014
Sharing of buildings and transportation services between charter schools and traditional public school districts would become easier under legislation making its way through the General Assembly. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned.

UW Bothell Student Published in Local Newspaper

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, January 10, 2014
Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences student Jason Hampton recently published an article in the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter. Hampton, a student in Kristin Gustafson’s Introduction to Journalism course, wrote about the restoration of a local creek. 

Worries in the Path of China’s Air

University of Virginia, Curry School of Education, January 8, 2014
Dan Goldhaber from the University of Washington Bothell made the rankings too. Goldhaber was featured in the fall 2013 Ed Policy Seminar Series at EdPolicyWorks.

UW-Bothell's New Chancellor Plans to Teach Engineering While Carrying Out his Administrative Duties

HeraldNet, January 6, 2014
Bjong Wolf Yeigh could have done anything with his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth and a master's degree from Stanford. Naturally, he joined the Navy during Desert Storm. Yeigh, 49, became the new chancellor at the University of Washington Bothell last fall, just the third chancellor the campus has had since opening in 1990.

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