June - December 2018


November


The future includes good (human) teachers

hechingerreport.org, Nov. 13, 2018
China’s state-run Xinhua News Agency introduced its newest anchor to attendees at the World Internet Conference in the country’s eastern Zhejiang Province last week. “English AI Anchor,” as “he” is named, isn’t human. Last week I sat on a panel as part of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the education think tank Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE). The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Student veterans receive new resource center at UW Bothell

bothell-reporter.com, Nov. 12, 2018
For many veterans, it can be difficult to return home and transition to a new phase of life. Almost five percent of the student body at the University of Washington Bothell are veterans.

Do expensive campaigns win elections?

aroundosceola.com, Nov. 10, 2018
Running a successful campaign isn’t cheap – and it may be getting more expensive. One research study found that the cost to run a successful municipal council campaign in a major American city averaged between $112,512 tp $193,732, according to a 2016 study conducted at the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Bothell opens new veterans resource center on campus

bothell-reporter.com, Nov. 9, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell will be celebrating this Veterans Day with a new Veteran Resource Center on campus.

Leadership 'key' to personalized learning success

edscoop.com, Nov. 9, 2018
Personalized learning is flourishing in K-12 schools, but needs support from top leadership to succeed, state education leaders told an audience at a national conference this week. However, according to a 2018 study by the Center on Reinventing Public Education, at the district level, personalized learning often lacks consistent engagement by school leaders and needs to be established as a district priority to succeed. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

The backlash against screen time at school

theatlantic.com, Nov. 9, 2018
Four years ago, Paul France left a teaching job in the Chicago suburbs to move to San Francisco and be part of the so-called personalized-learning revolution in education. Another review of the Gates-funded effort, by the Center for Reinventing Public Education, concluded that: “At the end of two years, despite some pockets of innovation, few schools had developed replicable strategies for personalized learning.” The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Robin Lake: On the 25th anniversary of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a look at lessons learned & new imperatives ahead

the74million.org, Nov. 7, 2018
At our core, we believe schools can make a difference even for the most disadvantaged children. By Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education as well as affiliate faculty at the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

2018 BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance driver's notes review

autoblog.com, Nov. 7, 2018
The 2018 BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance is the plug-in hybrid variant of BMW's flagship sedan. Managing Editor Greg Rasa: The big BMW arrived on the same day as houseguests, so we did what we always do with visitors — took them to see the Bothell crows at the University of Washington Bothell.

Raising student 'voice and choice' is the mantra. But is it a good idea?

edweek.org, Nov. 6, 2018
Giving students more choice over what they learn and how they demonstrate mastery is a tricky task for educators. Empowering students to make choices can build important skills, said Betheny Gross, a senior analyst and research director for the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which released the report "Personalized Learning at a Crossroads" in June. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Birds and native plants in western Washington

eastsideaudubon.org, Nov. 2018
Program Night: Birds and Native Plants in Western Washington. UW Bothell Herbarium’s Collections Manager, Sarah Verlinde, and lead volunteer, Ashley Shattuck presentation Thursday, November 15, 2018, Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, Kirkland.

Impact of development on inner cities discussed at Smithsonian

afro.com, Nov. 4, 2018
The nation’s capital is among several American cities where rapid re-development has borne ills such as the destabilization of long-standing communities of color, and increased poverty. The event had a keynote conversation between Scott Kurashige, professor at the University of Washington Bothell, and Meghelli about Detroit and Black resistance.

Preserving charter schools great news for Tacoma

thenewstribune.com, Nov. 3, 2018
Last month the Washington state Supreme Court upheld the state’s lottery-supported charter school system. A study by the Center on Reinventing Public Education found that the state’s 12 charter schools are serving students with disabilities at a substantially higher rate than the national average. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Student finds pharmacy and loses shyness

spokane.wsu.edu, Nov. 2, 2018
Throughout most of her life until last year, Thanh Thai was a shy student who sat in the back of the classroom by herself. Thai graduated from UW-Bothell with a bachelor’s degree in biology and a minor in chemistry and then spent a year as a biology tutor before starting the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program at WSU in the fall of 2017.

'Nurse Stefan' videos pack a punch of healthy reality

heraldnet.com, Nov. 2, 2018
Swedish/Edmonds nurse Stefan Torres is in the limelight for his award-winning flicks. Torres, a 2014 UW Bothell nursing graduate, began his career at Swedish, where he returned this year after working as a travel nurse in Hawaii and volunteering in Peru.


October


Artfully Edmonds: author shares personal struggles in 'Shame of Losing'

myedmondsnews.com, Oct. 30, 2018
Local author Sarah Cannon is in the middle of launching her new memoir The Shame of Losing. She’s already held reading and signing events at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park, and at the North Creek Event Center as a visiting author for UW Bothell.

UW Books in brief: postwar Japan, American Indian businesses, dictatorship to democracy - and more

washington.edu, Oct. 29, 2018
Recent notable books by University of Washington faculty members include “American Indian Business: Principles and Practices,” co-edited by Deanna M. Kennedy, associate professor in the UW Bothell School of Business.

Second suit against Mukilteo killer also targets gun dealer

heraldnet.com, Oct. 28, 2018
A new lawsuit against convicted killer Allen Ivanov and his parents also seeks accountability from the store where he bought the semi-automatic rifle used in the 2016 shooting deaths of Anna Bui and two other Kamiak High School graduates. Ivanov and Bui both attended the University of Washington Bothell.

APS considers broad changes to rate, run schools

ajc.com, Oct. 26, 2018
Atlanta Public Schools is diving into a comprehensive evaluation of all its schools. There’s no magic solution to improving schools, but a portfolio approach has been effective for districts who implement it in smart ways, said Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a pioneer in the field. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Professor Ben Gardner on tourism, culture and the politics of conservation

islandsweekly.com, Oct. 25, 2018
How does tourism shape the very meaning and value of a landscape? The Lopez Library is pleased to present “A Road Runs Through It: Tourism, Culture, and the Politics of Conservation,” a public program with author and UW professor Ben Gardner. The presentation will be on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Lopez Center for Community and the Arts.

Seattle's Most Influential People 2018: ones to watch

seattlemag.com, November issue, 2018
These nine Seattleites already have amassed impressive CVs—and we can’t wait to see what they do next. Priya Frank, who joined the Seattle Art Museum in 2015 as associate director for community programs and built its equity team, is helping to put SAM at the forefront of community conversations about race and equity. Frank is a UW Bothell alumna (MCS ’11).

Valery Richardson named UW Title IX Coordinator

dailyuw.com, Oct. 25, 2018
Valery Richardson was named coordinator of the Title IX office last Wednesday. She served as the associate dean of student affairs at the UW Bothell campus before coming to the UW Seattle last spring.

New center to recognize American Indian and Indigenous Studies

washington.edu, Oct. 24, 2018
As the discipline of American Indian Studies approaches its 50th year at the UW, a new research center is in the works: the Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies. Nearly a dozen units, including the Provost’s Office, the Graduate School, UW Tacoma and UW Bothell, have contributed to fund the center and related activities, a total of more than $1 million over five years.

Frockt, Daranciang weigh in on Eastside issues

bothell-reporter.com, Oct. 24, 2018
Incumbent state Sen. David Frockt (D-Seattle) will run against Beth Daranciang, a Republican from Seattle, on Nov. 6 to retain his seat in the 46th Legislative District. The 46th district covers North Seattle, Lake Forest Park and Kenmore. "I have continued to lead collaboratively as vice chair of the Ways & Means Committee by helping to break the stalemate and passing a $4.4 billion capital budget that invests in affordable housing, mental health, and school construction and our colleges and universities like North Seattle, Cascadia, UW Seattle and UW Bothell."

5 things to know with Mariner volleyball player Jaleena Valle

heraldnet.com, Oct. 23, 2018
Mariner senior Jaleena Valle is the undisputed leader of the Marauders’ volleyball team. She wants to go into dentistry. Valle said she’s leaning toward attending Shoreline Community College and going through its dental hygiene program, then transferring to the University of Washington-Bothell and majoring in science.

University of Washington Bothell innovations

425business.com, Oct. 22, 2018
If you think all the major University of Washington discoveries and research projects are being done across the lake, you are mistaken. The students and professors at UW Bothell constantly make headlines locally and around the world.

Riders asked to weigh in on King County Metro, Sound Transit proposals to change, improve North Eastside bus service

masstransitmag.com, Oct. 22, 2018
King County Metro and Sound Transit have developed a service network proposal to revise, expand and improve north Eastside service – including options that keep Metro and Sound Transit service reliable across Lake Washington to UW, Downtown Seattle and within the community. Open house is Tuesday, Oct. 23, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; UW Bothell Campus, North Creek Events Center, 18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell.

Everett teacher makes room for diverse books and students

heraldnet.com, Oct. 22, 2018
Nardos Habtemicael received a grant to create a diversity bookshelf in the library at Challenger Elementary School. The idea for the diversity bookshelf stems from a class Habtemicael took last year at UW Bothell for her master’s degree.

Remembering our dreams to gain a better understanding of our waking world

knkx.org, Oct. 20, 2018
University of Washington Bothell Professor Kate Noble teaches her students that there is constant interplay between the waking reality and the dream reality.

Student senate re-introduces bill supporting sexual assault reporting service

dailyuw.com, Oct. 19, 2018
The assistant director of the student group Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Activists (SARVA) re-introduced the bill supporting UW’s implementation of Callisto (an online sexual assault reporting service) to the ASUW student senate last Tuesday, Oct. 16, after it was tabled indefinitely last year with the hope of expanding the initiative to the UW Tacoma and Bothell campuses.

Rising test scores and dwindling trust: Denver's Tom Boasberg leaves a complicated legacy

chalkbeat.org, Oct. 18, 2018
Tom Boasberg is leaving as Denver Public Schools superintendent. “He’s articulate and charming,” said Paul Hill, founder of a Seattle-based think tank called the Center on Reinventing Public Education, who has known Boasberg for years and supports his reforms, “but he’s not somebody that gets the troops riled up.” The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Blast from the Past: Ecological Resilience on Mount St. Helens

shorelineareanews.com, Oct. 18, 2018
UW Bothell Pub Night Talk at McMenamins by Cynthia Chang.

FSU researcher finds Latino men in the U.S. more susceptible to obesity

news.fsu.edu, Oct. 17, 2018
Moving to the United States could be taking a toll on the health of Latino men. The study was co-authored by Hoa Appel of the University of Washington Bothell.

Essay Press / University of Washington Bothell MFA Book Contest

essaypress.org, Oct. 2018
Essay Press and the University of Washington Bothell’s MFA Program in Creative Writing and Poetics are happy to announce a collaborative book contest, judged by UW Bothell Senior-Artist-in-Residence Rebecca Brown and Essay Press author Mary-Kim Arnold.

Robin Lake: Online charters redefine school; now, states must redefine oversight to accommodate them & protect students

the74million.org, Oct. 15, 2018
Once again, virtual charter schools are coming under heavy scrutiny. Robin Lake is director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education as well as affiliate faculty at the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Bothell autonomous tricycle

gadgetify.com, Oct. 13, 2018
We have covered a bunch of cool autonomous cars and motorcycles here in the past. As it turns out, an autonomous tricycle has been developed at the University of Washington Bothell.

A food forest grows in Bothell

swansonsnursery.com, Oct. 11, 2018
An emerging idea as we blur the boundaries between ornamental and food gardening is the Food Forest. Another project garnering recent attention is the Cascadia College (CC) Food Forest, on the campus shared by Cascadia and the University of Washington, Bothell (UWB).

Elections system security panel

KCPQ, Oct. 11, 2018
Julie Wise, King County elections director, and others discussed cybersecurity at UW Bothell event.

Profit before kids

americanprogress.org, Oct. 10, 2018
An Analysis of the Performance and Financial Practices of For-Profit, Virtual Charter Schools. According to a 2015 report by the Center for Reinventing Public Education, only five states have different funding structures for online versus brick-and-mortar charter schools. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Bothell celebrates reopening of Beardslee Boulevard

bothell-reporter.com, Oct. 9, 2018
The city of Bothell invited the public to a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of two projects on Beardslee Boulevard on Oct. 4. Funding was provided by the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College for the design and construction.

How capping I-5 could redeem Seattle's past

crosscut.com, Oct. 8, 2018
If Chicago is the City of Big Shoulders, Seattle is the City of Big Visions. A new documentary, Ramps to Nowhere, by filmmaker and UW Bothell professor Minda Martin, tells the story of the anti-freeway movement here in the 1960s and ‘70s that stopped a proliferation of proposed Seattle freeways that would have made Seattle a tangled spaghetti of at least 15 highways and massive interchanges.

Mirror Stage presents 'Expand Upon: Incarceration'

dailyuw.com, Oct. 8, 2018
Mirror Stage had its first of two performances in the “Expand Upon: Incarceration” series at the UW's Ethnic Cultural Theatre on Saturday evening. Before the show started they had a lecture and Q&A given by Dr. Dan Berger from UW Bothell, where he discussed the history of mass incarceration.

The politics of chocolate at Third Place Books

shorelineareanews.com, Oct. 7, 2018
Monday, October 8, 7pm. Kristy Leissle, a faculty member at UW Bothell and leading expert on the global cocoa and chocolate industries, reveals the world of power struggles and political maneuvering behind every chocolate bar we unwrap.

University of Washington to host major blockchain event

cryptoslate.com, Oct. 5, 2018
On Saturday, Oct. 13, the University of Washington (UW) will host its first-ever UW Blockchain Expo, hosted by the college’s Blockchain Society. One of the speakers is UW Bothell alumnus Kory Hoang, CEO of Stably, a startup developing tokens backed by U.S. dollars. (Also: bitcoinexchangeguide.com)

The big IDEA: inside the fast-growing charter network you might not know yet

chalkbeat.org, Oct. 4, 2018
It’s been 20 years since teachers Tom Torkelson and JoAnn Gama founded an after-school program in Donna, Texas, a city of about 16,000 along the U.S.-Mexico border. Robin Lake of the Center for Reinventing Public Education, which is generally supportive of charters, said that rapidly growing systems can also start to face the same bureaucratic challenges that larger traditional public school districts do. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Thrive Schools

laschoolreporter.com, Oct. 3, 2018
How an innovative California charter network grew to 700 students & 4 campuses in only 4 years through a focus on math, literacy & ‘the Light of Kindness.’ According to a study conducted this year by the Center on Reinventing Public Education, Thrive’s populations of special needs students, black students, and English language learners are all proportionally larger than the averages for San Diego or the state of California. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

DelBene named co-chair of Congressional App Challenge

bothell-reporter.com, Oct. 3, 2018
Rep. Suzan DelBene of the First Congressional District accepted her nomination as co-chair of this year’s Congressional App Challenge. DelBene’s office is also hosting their third “Appathon” in conjunction with this event on Oct. 13 and 14. The event will be in room 205 of the Beardslee Building at UW Bothell, 18807 Beardslee Blvd.

Mayor de Blasio almost proposed a universal enrollment system for district and charter schools, emails show

chalkbeat.org, Oct. 2, 2018
Just days before Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled the backbone of his education agenda in 2015, the education department’s top strategist chimed in with a surprising suggestion. Yet common enrollment can be seen as a kind of compromise, said Betheny Gross, who has studied the model in multiple cities and is a researcher with the Center for Reinventing Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Marysville working to help students find their paths

marysvilleglobe.com, Oct. 2, 2018
Helping students figure out what they want to do is utmost on the minds of Marysville educators. Another avenue is called Diversifying Pathways. It will be part of programs with Everett Community College and the University of Washington at Bothell. Students will focus on careers in health care and education.

What other cities & school districts can learn from San Antonio's classroom innovations

the74million.org, Oct. 2, 2018
Portfolio models are not all the same; they are about problem-solving, like what’s happening in San Antonio ISD. By Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Chemistry professor causing a stink on campus - for good

heraldnet.com, Oct. 2, 2018
Lori Robins leads a research project at UW Bothell to improve sanitation in developing countries.

RAND: How to do personalized learning with 'imperfect evidence'

edweek.org, Oct. 2, 2018
Are you a K-12 leader who wants to embrace "personalized learning?" In addition, groups such as RAND and the Center on Reinventing Public Education have been documenting the many implementation challenges experienced by schools trying out these new models. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Solo: A Festival of Dance

ontheboards.org, Oct., 2018
Naomi Macalalad Bragin, assistant professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, University of Washington Bothell, performs a new dance theater piece on Sunday evening, with an artists panel that afternoon.

Nurse Stefan Torres builds a culture of health, on and off the clock

youtube.com, Oct. 1, 2018
Stefan Torres, University of Washington Bothell (BSN ’14), the winner of the 2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation It Takes a Nurse Video Challenge, talks about how he builds a Culture of Health.

The history of the SAT is mired in racism and elitism

teenvogue.com, Oct. 1, 2018
Standardized tests are supposed to be neutral, value-free assessments of how hard students work. In an essay, titled “Hiding Behind High-stakes Testing: Meritocracy, Objectivity and Inequality in U.S. Education,” professor Wayne Au of the University of Washington Bothell wrote, “...the assumptive objectivity of standardized testing was thus used to ‘scientifically’ declare the poor, immigrants, women, and nonwhites in the U.S. as mentally inferior, and to justify educational systems that mainly reproduced extant socioeconomic inequalities.”

Following national strike, why the UW has continued to buy from prisons

dailyuw.com, Oct. 1, 2018
On a hot, breezy late August day, activist Amani Sawari spoke about the injustices of prison labor to a small crowd in Red Square, kicking off a nationwide prison strike. A spokesperson for Jailhouse Lawyers Speak, Sawari graduated from University of Washington Bothell in 2016.


September


Follow innovative UW Bothell model for success for all students

seattletimes.com, Sept. 30, 2018
More student diversity at Washington’s public colleges and universities is a positive development. One of these exceptional schools is right here in Washington state: the University of Washington’s branch campus in Bothell.

Mercy Othello Plaza wins VISION 2040 Award

psrc.org, Sept. 28, 2018
Mercy Housing Northwest and Sound Transit have won a 2018 VISION 2040 Award from the Puget Sound Regional Council for Mercy Othello Plaza. "Mercy Othello Plaza is a mixed-use transit-oriented development with affordable housing for families on the site of the Othello Link light rail station with onsite social services provided in partnership with UW Bothell Nursing and several other community organizations," said Josh Brown, Executive Director of PSRC.

The streams of Lake Forest Park - presentation Tuesday at The Commons

shorelineareanews.com, Sept. 28, 2018
Learn about the collaborative efforts of the Lake Forest Park Stewardship foundation, Streamkeepers, the City of Lake Forest Park, and the University of Washington Bothell to enhance salmon in our streams.

On new website, parents, students can apply to dozens of Philly charter schools at once

philly.com, Sept. 28, 2018
It just got easier to apply to multiple charter schools in Philadelphia. "It's a pretty commonsense step in a city with a lot of choice," said Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

Colleges need to make concrete changes to improve the working conditions of senior, non-tenure-track faculty members (opinion)

insidehighered.com, Sept. 28, 2018
What does it mean to have “senior faculty” status when you are on the lecturer track, thus untenured and ineligible for tenure? By Julie Shayne, a senior lecturer in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington at Bothell.

Which Washington colleges are celebrating birthdays this week

seattlemag.com, Sept. 27, 2018
On October 1, 1990, UW opened branch campuses in Bothell and Tacoma.

Lecture promises fresh insights into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

skidmorenews.com, Sept. 27, 2018
Skidmore is hosting Karam Dana, an associate professor of Middle East Politics and Islamic Studies at the University of Washington Bothell, for the lecture “The Power of Palestine: Imperishable in a Transnational World.”

Public invited to the Beardslee Boulevard Ribbon Cutting Event Oct. 4

ci.bothell.wa.us, Sept. 26, 2018
The City of Bothell invites the public to a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of flashing crosswalk lights on Beardslee Blvd. at NE 185th near the University of Washington Bothell .

California wildfires: why controlled burns could save forests, and lives

newsweek.com, Sept. 26, 2018
When Nathan Turner moved to Utah a few years ago from Pennsylvania, he imagined taking regular walks with his wife and two young sons under a clear, western sky. Then came the smoke. In the western U.S., wildfire smoke is now the single largest source of summertime pollution, according to Dan Jaffe, a professor of environmental chemistry at University of Washington Bothell.

Washington colleges rank high for black student access, with room to grow on graduation, in new report

seattletimes.com, Sept. 25, 2018
Washington is the second-best state in the nation for black student access and equity at its public colleges and universities, according to a report from the University of Southern California. The report, released Tuesday from USC’s Race and Equity Center, highlighted the University of Washington’s branch campus in Bothell as among the highest in the U.S. for its student body that demographically reflects the state’s share of black young adults and for helping black students graduate at nearly the same rate as their peers.

The Architect: How one Texas innovation officer is rethinking school integration

the74million.org, Sept. 25, 2018
Mohammed Choudhury is leading a closely watched effort by the San Antonio Independent School District to open dozens of innovative new, diverse-by-design schools. The admissions process should include equity audits to ensure that the most isolated students are adequately represented. He’s right, says Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Bothell MFA program Convergence group reading

thestranger.com, Sept., 2018
Rebecca Brown, the Writer in Residence of UW Bothell's MFA in creative writing and poetics, will preside over readings by Dao Strom, Pimone Triplett, Srikanth Reddy, Terri Witek, Danielle Dutton, Stephen Dunn, Anida Yoeu Ali, and Natalie Singer at 7 p.m. Sept. 28 at Elliott Bay Book Company.

UW Convocation welcomes largest-ever class of new students

washington.edu, Sept. 20, 2018
The University of Washington in Seattle is welcoming its largest-ever incoming class — about 7,050 freshmen — in ceremonies this Sunday. UW Bothell and UW Tacoma also are projected to welcome their largest freshman classes, with 831 and 702 freshmen expected, respectively.

Sound Transit to host local meetings on bus rapid transit

bothell-reporter.com, Sept. 20, 2018
Sound Transit will hold a series of public meetings where the public can receive updates and help shape bus rapid transit (BRT) on SR 522 and NE 145th St. Bothell will host meetings on Oct. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at UW Bothell, North Creek Event Center, 18225 Campus Way Northeast.

'Teaching for Black Lives' book making its way to Seattle public schools

King5, Sept. 19, 2018
A new book called "Teaching for Black Lives" is expected to be on its way to middle schools and high schools throughout the Seattle Public Schools system. Wayne Au, professor of educational studies at UW Bothell, is quoted.

Broad support emerges for full-service community schools in Minneapolis

progressive.org, Sept. 19, 2018
At a September 12 press conference dedicated to a new full-service community schools initiative currently underway in Minneapolis, the city’s mayor, Jacob Frey, made a strong declaration: “Community-based public schools work.” In 2010, for example, then-Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak signed on to a District-Charter Collaboration Compact under the guidance of a pro-reform think tank, The Center for Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Macklemore, Michael Bennett team up with Garfield educator to put Teaching for Black Lives book in every school in Seattle

capitolhillseattle.com, Sept. 18, 2018
An all-star team including Macklemore and Garfield High educator and activist Jesse Hagopian has come together to make sure copies of Teaching for Black Lives — “a handbook for creating the sweeping reform of our education system and equitable teaching strategies for Black students”– are in every middle and high school in the Seattle Public School system. The book was edited by Hagopian and Dr. Dyan Watson and Dr. Wayne Au, professor at the University of Washington Bothell.

Macklemore and Michael Bennett buy "Teaching for Black Lives" book for all Seattle secondary humanities teachers

iamaneducator.com, Sept. 18, 2018
Grammy award winning Seattle-based artist Macklemore and three-time NFL Pro Bowler Michael Bennett have teamed up to purchase and distribute copies of the new critically acclaimed book, Teaching for Black Lives to every middle and high school Social Studies and Language Arts teacher in the Seattle Public Schools. One of the editors is Wayne Au, a professor in the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington, Bothell campus where he also serves as the dean of diversity and equity.

Progressive Solutions playlist for 09/18/2018

wusb.fm, Sept. 17, 2018
Dan Berger, associate professor at the University of Washington Bothell, discusses the prison industrial complex.

Mirror Stage presents local playwrights in conversation

broadwayworld.com, Sept. 17, 2018
Dan Berger of the University of Washington Bothell delivers a lecture on the history of mass incarceration.

Analysis: Cory Booker could have run away from school reform. Instead, he's doubling down on Newark's education revival. That's a smart move.

the74million.org, Sept. 17, 2018
Sen. Cory Booker is doubling down on his reform credentials, as well as attempting a reset of the distorted narrative of Newark Public Schools. Research conducted by the Center on Reinventing Public Education shows that among 50 cities studied, only 8 percent of students were enrolled in public schools that “beat the odds” — but in Newark, that figure soared to 40 percent, solely due to the educational advantages afforded to charter school students. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Technology connects us to world, disconnects us from work

readingeagle.com, Sept. 15, 2018
In Berks County and elsewhere, smartphones can distract workers, and sap productivity. The authors cited research from the University of Washington Bothell School of Business that showed that workers need to stop thinking about one task in order to fully transition their attention to a new one.

Skidmore College

saratogian.com, Sept. 14, 2018
Karam Dana, assistant professor at the University of Washington Bothell, delivers a lecture on Palestine.

Young fan grows into a hydroplane crew chief

sandiegotribune.com, Sept. 14, 2018
Cindy Shirley, director of the Office of Research at the University of Washington Bothell, is also crew chief for the Miss HomeStreet racing team, competing on Mission Bay.

Photographer with viral photo kicks off Edmonds Bird Fest

edmondsbeacon.villagesoup.com, Sept. 13, 2018
When Kevin Ebi trekked up to the San Juans to take pictures of bald eagles in May, he couldn’t have known that a serendipitous encounter with a fox and rabbit would create a viral moment. Ebi also has photographed crows roosting at the University of Washington Bothell.

DC charter schools educators honored during CBC weekend

educationdive.com, Sept. 13, 2018
With the impact of public charter schools continuing to revolutionize the American education system, seven leaders in the field are being honored during Congressional Black Caucus festivities in Washington, D.C. They also cite data collected by the Center on Reinventing Public Education and Mathematica Policy Research that charter school students are more likely to graduate from high school, finish college and have higher earnings in early adulthood. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Gates Foundation directs funding toward special ed in charter schools

educationdive.com, Sept. 13, 2018
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has made four grants since July related to helping charter schools cater to students with disabilities, including $1.2 million to the Center on Reinventing Public Education “to identify the instructional, curricular, organizational, cultural, and policy conditions associated with effective delivery of special education in charter schools.” The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. (Also chalkbeat.org.)

UW professor: Nike chose the right 'authentic hero'

kcpq.com, Sept. 6, 2018
Nike is doubling down on its new controversial Colin Kaepernick ad campaign. Sandeep Krishnamurthy, the dean of the UW Bothell School of Business, is interviewed.

Tech or no tech, effective learning is all about teaching

brookings.edu, Sept. 6, 2018
As millions of students head back to school, families are probably wondering if those shiny new devices, apps, and even games that are becoming a typical part of the school day are good for learning. Further support for this perspective can be found in another 2018 report on personalized learning by the Center for Reinventing Public Education. In “Personalized Learning at a Crossroads,” the authors studied two initiatives funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to determine how educators design and implement personalized learning, and how school and district conditions support or impede the implementation and spread of innovation. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Gravitational wave astronomy

americanscientist.com, Sept./Oct. issue, 2018
One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein presented his general theory of relativity, our foundational theory of gravity. A direct consequence of this theory is the prediction that violent cosmic events can be strong sources of gravitational waves—a new messenger with which to study our universe. Article by Joey Shapiro Key, assistant professor, School of STEM, University of Washington Bothell.

'Yes, I am a boy': from bullied teen to social media star

magazine.washington.edu, Sept. issue, 2018
Kevin Ninh, known as Flawless Kevin online, entertains half a million followers with comedy sketches and makeup transformations. Ninh is a 2018 University of Washington Bothell graduate in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies.

Washington state college graduates have 6th least debt nationwide, study says

bizjournals.com, Sept. 5, 2018
Washington state college graduates leave school with among the least student debt nationwide. According to a LendEDU study, Washington's 2017 graduates had the sixth least average debt out of all 50 states and Washington, D.C., at $23,359 per borrower. Local education experts attributed this low and decreasing average student debt to a major commitment to providing need-based aid and informing students on higher education funding options.

Welcome to Bothell... private/public effort brings back iconic sign

nwnews.com, Sept. 4, 2018
Years ago, welcome signs graced the SR-522 entrances to Bothell. The signs welcomed visitors to Bothell “for a day or a lifetime.” The sign at the east was removed when the entrance to the UW-Bothell/Cascadia campus was constructed in the mid-2000s.


August


Would a four-day school week work in Western Washington?

king5.com, Aug. 31, 2018
The four-day school week has gained popularity around the U.S., with several school districts in Washington state opting into the schedule. “Washington state has one of the more strict laws (around four-day school weeks),” said Georgia Heyward, a research analyst at the University of Washington-Bothell’s Center on Reinventing Public Education.

What this school district learned from a 4-day week

pbs.org, Aug. 28, 2018
Since the Great Recession, a growing number of school districts have downsized the school week from five days to four. Georgia Heyward of the Center on Reinventing Public Education is interviewed. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Her goal as Washington's new CEO of Wishes? Grant more wishes

heraldnet.com, Aug. 28, 2018
Bothell’s Melissa Arias is the president and CEO of the Make-A-Wish chapter that includes Washington. Arias had been associate vice chancellor for Advancement & External Relations. (Also Bothell-reporter.com.)

What does wildfire smoke mean for the people who breathe it?

grist.org, Aug. 28, 2018
This summer, a smokestorm rolled through the West. UW Bothell’s Dan Jaffe is quoted.

LFP Stewardship Foundation funds intern to gather data about tree removals and replacement in LFP

shorelineareanews.com, Aug. 28, 2018
There’s a new intern in the City of Lake Forest Park (LFP), thanks again to funding made available from King County Councilmember Rod Dembowski, and Elizabeth Louden, Grant Manager at the King County WaterWorks Grant Program. The grant recipient, the Lake Forest Park Stewardship Foundation, is partnering with Steve Bennett, the City of LFP’s Planning Department Director, and UW Bothell’s Dr. Rob Turner, Senior Lecturer in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, with coordination provided by Tyson Greer, of the LFP Tree Board, to provide a UWB student intern to gather data about tree removals and replacement.

No justice without love: why activism must be more generous

opendemocracy.net, Aug. 28, 2018
As an intersectional activist who is concerned about the future of our movements, I’m really worried that social justice activism in the West is stuck in a dangerous state of disrepair. Author Frances Lee holds a Master of Cultural Studies from University of Washington Bothell.

"The Boys in the Boat - a Daughter Remembers" event comes to Pub Night Talks

bothell-reporter.com, Aug. 23, 2018
“The Boys in Boat,” the critically acclaimed non-fiction novel by Daniel James Brown, celebrates the 1936 U.S. men’s Olympic eight-oar rowing team. UW Bothell Pub Night Talk at McMenamins will a talk on the explanation of the book’s genesis and for stories from Judy Willman, the daughter of Joe Rantz who was one of those working-class boys who made history.

Poll: GOP support for school choice growing

southcoasttoday.com, Aug. 23, 2018
Support for charter schools and private school voucher programs has gone up over the past year, with Republicans accounting for much of the increase, according to a survey published Tuesday. Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, welcomed the increased support for charters, but noted that it has risen almost entirely among Republicans. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Fearing cuts to healthcare, some transgender people in Kansas City embrace crowdfunding

kbia.org, Aug. 22, 2018
Like many people who can’t afford medical care, Larissa Shively-Vitt of Shawnee, Kansas, has been spending a lot of time online lately, trying to tell her story and raise money through crowdfunding. The private company doesn’t share specific data on success rates or money raised, but a study released last year by researchers at the University of Washington Bothell estimated that 90 percent of GoFundMe medical campaigns don’t reach their goal.

When will the Seattle haze let up?

KIRO Radio, Aug. 22, 2018
Dan Jaffe, professor of environmental chemistry at UW Bothell, is interviewed about the Seattle haze and when it might subside.

Ron and Don Show

mynorthwest.com, Aug. 22, 2018
Still strong haze - UW Bothell air quality expert Dan Jaffe.

Breathing fire: all this smoke means smaller newborns and more ER visits

climatecentral.org, Aug. 21, 2018
Ask anyone who lived in Washington’s Wenatchee Valley in 2012 about the smoke that year, and they’ll remember. Dan Jaffe, a professor who researches air pollution at the University of Washington in Bothell, has published a paper in a scientific journal this summer that showed that the most polluted days of the year are becoming even more polluted in the Intermountain West.

What to know about a vacation quarter at U.S. universities

usnews.com, Aug. 21, 2018
The option of a vacation quarter can be a consideration for prospective international students when selecting U.S. universities. Krista Garg, lead international student adviser at the University of Washington— Bothell's Center for International Education, says in cases where a student needs to go home and doesn't qualify for a vacation quarter, "our office works with the student through a Leave of Absence process for immigration purposes."

Why that feel-good news story should actually make you feel very bad

huffingtonpost.com, Aug. 20, 2018
We live in a country in which people cannot afford to take time off to have a baby. Researchers at the University of Washington Bothell found that an incredible 90 percent of medical crowdfunding campaigns don’t meet their goals.

UW Bothell works to reduce foul odor of latrines, airing issues in global sanitation

bothell-reporter.com, Aug. 17, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell is helping develop a disinfectant to reduce the foul odor of latrines.

Smoky days ahead for western US

KRNV, Aug. 17, 2018
The western U.S. will have more smoky days in the years to come as wildfire seasons increase in intensity. New research from UW Bothell is referenced.

Higher education using website to build strong bonds

loyalty360.org, Aug. 16, 2018
The University of Washington’s Bothell campus, located just north of Seattle, recently completed a major upgrade of its website, as well as the CMS platform that runs it.

One California charter school's struggle for approval and a building close to its parents

edsource.org, Aug. 16, 2018
The clock ran out for Promise Academy in its extended battle with San Jose Unified to open a charter school this fall — a delay that reflects escalating tensions between school districts and charter school organizations in California. “As charter schools have become a more significant presence, especially in their target cities, they are encountering scarce facilities, increased competition with one another and heightened political opposition,” writes Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Bothell students work toward creating autonomous bicycles

bothell-reporter.com, Aug. 15, 2018
There’s talk of self-driving cars coming to the roads — and now self-driving bicycles. At the University of Washington Bothell, Tyler Folsom has worked with upwards of 50 students over the past few years to develop an autonomous bicycle.

'Mad Max' smokescape envelops Washington state

kuow.org, Aug. 15, 2018
The sky is ash gray; the lake is too. "This is one more piece of evidence that climate change is happening," said Dan Jaffe, a professor at University of Washington-Bothell.

Breathing fire: California's central valley bears the brunt of wildfire smoke

climatecentral.org, Aug. 15, 2018
After 30 minutes of gardening, Donna Fisher’s eyes are burning. Dan Jaffe, a chemistry professor at the University of Washington, Bothell who studies air quality, analyzed data from air monitors. (Also kqed.org.)

The four-day work week is coming to schools, too

qz.com, Aug. 15, 2018
For thousands of kids in the US, going back to school this year won’t be quite so painful. Paul Hill, founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education and a professor at the University of Washington, Bothell warns that the measures could also be harmful to student learning.

How to avoid pitfalls in personalized learning programs

educationdive.com, Aug. 15, 2018
It’s hard to avoid the trend toward personalized learning that has swept through schools across the country. Most keenly, curriculum leaders and district heads must ensure that they’re "giving schools the flexibility and supports they need to experiment and learn," according to a report in June 2018 from the Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE). The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Is August smoke the new normal for the Northwest?

q13fox.com, Aug. 14, 2018
Any Washingtonian has heard it said before. Something to the affect of: “Sure the winters are rough, but just wait for July and August. That makes all the rain and dreariness worth it.” But does it? The culprit? Wildfires, said Daniel A. Jaffe, author of a University of Washington Bothell study.

114 wildfires are scorching an area larger than Delaware

motherjones.com, Aug. 11, 2018
As of Friday, there were 114 total wildfires across the country, consuming a combined area larger than the state of Delaware. “We want to be careful not to put it all on climate change, but climate change is clearly a contributing factor, and particularly in the size of these fires,” University of Washington Bothell atmospheric scientist Daniel Jaffe told E&E News.

LISTEN: Bigger, hotter wildfires are worsening air quality in the Northwest

kuow.org, Aug. 9, 2018
Kim Malcolm talks with University of Washington Bothell environmental chemistry professor Dan Jaffe about why air quality in the Pacific Northwest has been getting worse over the last three decades.

Behind a big bet by top K-12 philanthropists on a different way to run schools

insidephilanthropy.com, Aug. 9, 2018
The Laura John Arnold Foundation and Hastings Fund joined forces recently to launch the City Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to expanding the portfolio school model to districts across the county. As the Center for Reinventing Public Education puts it, the model "moves past the one-size-fits-all approach to education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Anita K. Krug named UW Bothell interim vice chancellor

bothell-reporter.com, Aug. 9, 2018
University of Washington Bothell Chancellor Wolf Yeigh has announced Anita K. Krug as the interim vice chancellor for academic affairs, effective Aug. 15.

Guest essay: Teaching for Black Lives book presents ideas for empowering marginalized students

seattletimes.com, Aug. 9, 2018
Teaching for Black Lives, a teaching manual compiled by three educators in the Pacific Northwest, offers some suggestions for solutions to raising the achievement and awareness of our Black students, writes Seattle teacher Evin Shinn. Edited by Garfield High School teacher and firebrand Jesse Hagopian as well as Dr. Wayne Au of the University of Washington Bothell and Dr. Dyan Watson of Lewis & Clark College, Teaching for Black Lives compiles tons of great ideas for addressing this yawning gap.

2nd Anna Bui fundraiser raises over $50,000

mukilteobeacon.villagesoup.com, Aug. 8, 2018
With the help of generous community members, the second annual Anna Bui World of Hope Scholarship Fundraiser raised more than $50,000 to help University of Washington Bothell students study abroad.

Nonprofit takes over Atlanta high school turnaround

ajc.com, Aug. 8, 2018
In the latest push of a pioneering attempt to revive failing schools, Atlanta Public Schools turned over Carver High School to outsiders who restructured it and hired new teachers. Researchers at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington in Bothell who have studied the emerging partnership model said APS appears to be on the right track.

Building peace with soup, socks, and compassion

nwnews.com, Aug. 7, 2018
Mia Harris is making a difference with soup, socks and compassion towards fellow humans. She will be a sophomore at UW Bothell this fall and is studying media and communications along with economics and public policy. She is also the Director of Communication and Lead Peace Committee Chair for UW Bothell (UWB) Rotaract.

Robin Lake: What do the lessons from 2 innovative learning environments imply for system change in education?

the74million.org, Aug. 7, 2018
On the face of it, Workspace Education and the NYC Autism Charter School are completely different places. By Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education as well as affiliate faculty at the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

Personalized learning: benefits and pitfalls

diplomaticourier.com, Aug. 7, 2018
From kindergarten to lifelong learning, the education sector has experienced radical change at an unprecedented rate. The Center on Reinventing Public Education recently conducted observations throughout participating districts and found that personalized learning had strong support across the board, and that work was well under way to create truly innovative experimental personalized learning models. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

A guide to area colleges and universities

heraldnet.com, Aug. 7, 2018
Snohomish County is home to more than 15 institutions of higher education, according to Economic Alliance Snohomish County. The list includes University of Washington Bothell, 18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell.

UW Bothell works hard to nurture first-generation students

heraldnet.com, Aug. 7, 2018
When Kelly Pham was growing up, her parents urged her and her two brothers to aim for a college education. This fall, Pham will be an incoming first-year student at the University of Washington Bothell.

Robin Lake: NYC autism charter school solves for complex learners with intense dedication & commitment - personalized learning at its best

the74million.org, Aug. 3, 2018
My day at the NYC Autism Charter School began by joining the staff to help welcome each of the 33 students into the school with smiles, high-fives, and big hellos. By Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education as well as affiliate faculty at the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

PSU welcomes new leaders

pdx.edu
Dr. Susan Jeffords, provost and vice president for academic affairs. Jeffords was previously the chief academic officer for the University of Washington Bothell.

New presidents or provosts

insidehighered.com, Aug. 3, 2018
Susan Jeffords, vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Washington Bothell, has been appointed provost at Portland State University, in Oregon.

Wildfire smoke: experts warn of 'serious health effects' across western US

theguardian.com, Aug. 2, 2018
Smoke from fires has been linked to asthma attacks and heart problems and has contributed to a decline in air quality. “There’s a big red bullseye over that northern Rockies area where they are getting the big wildfires,” said Dan Jaffe, a co-author of the study, and a professor at the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Books in brief

washington.edu, Aug. 2, 2018
Recent notable books by University of Washington authors. A new book by Lauren Berliner, assistant professor in UW Bothell’s School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, combines three years of “participatory action research” with young media makers in San Diego with textual analysis of many youth-produced videos and media campaigns. “Producing Queer Youth: The Paradox of Digital Media Empowerment” was published this summer by Routledge.

Arrests in international cyber hacking ring

king5.com, Aug. 1, 2018
Federal officials in Seattle announced arrests of several suspects with ties to a prolific cybercrime organization. Barbara Endicott-Popovsky of the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at University of Washington Bothell is interviewed.

Anna Bui scholarship fundraiser is tomorrow

mukilteobeacon.villagesoup.com, Aug. 1, 2018
Thursday is the second annual Anna Bui World of Hope Scholarship fundraiser. It raises money for UW Bothell students to study abroad.


July


Facebook purges accounts linked to election

q13fox.com, July 31, 2018
Facebook is purging accounts that were linked to meddling in the 2018 midterm election. Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, executive director of the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at UW Bothell, is interviewed.

Adams 14 is restructuring leadership team after yearlong exodus of top staff

chalkbeat.org, July 31, 2018
A stream of top-level departures in Adams 14 has left teachers uncertain about the school district’s direction and has some blaming a culture lacking respect and cooperation. “In practice, superintendents, they set the tone of the debate for what reform is going to look like,” said Ashley Jochim, a senior research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Two years later, families remember teens killed at Mukilteo party

komonews.com, July 30, 2018
Two years after a mass shooting at a house party in Mukilteo, the families of the teenagers killed are still grieving. So Anny and her family started the ‘World of Hope’ scholarship in Anna's name. The goal is to help students at University of Washington Bothell, where Anna attended, study abroad.

The roundup

seattleweekly.com, July 30, 2018
A new report from the University of Washington Bothell found that air quality in western states such as Washington is worsening due to chronic wildfires.

School stats: do charter schools in Washington actually serve students with disabilities?

seattletimes.com, July 29, 2018
A new report from researchers at the University of Washington Bothell found that 8 in 10 charter schools statewide enroll a higher share of students with disabilities than the state average and their neighboring, traditional school districts. We spoke to a researcher with the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), which earlier this month released its report addressing these questions.

Study: Washington state charters enroll higher percentages of special needs students than traditional schools

the74million.org, July 29, 2018
Washington State’s nascent charter school sector enrolls a higher percentage of children with disabilities than the state’s traditional public schools, new research finds. The research brief was released by the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Partners in a spirit of service

lasallenonprofitcenter.com, July 26, 2018
The Whitman Institute, a funder that will sunset by 2022, devised what they call trust-based philanthropy. Wayne Au, a professor at the Bothell Campus of the University of Washington, recently referenced the behavior of some funders as colonizing.

Why Oakland lost the coal lawsuit

eastbayexpress.com, July 25, 2018
A federal judge wanted Oakland to scientifically prove coal trains will emit dangerous levels of air pollution, but coal trains have rarely been subjected to scientific scrutiny. "There is not a lot of research on this," said Daniel Jaffe, a professor of environmental chemistry at the University of Washington Bothell.

Air quality is worse in the west due to bigger wildfires

heraldnet.com, July 25, 2018
Air quality in many western states is getting worse even as air across the rest of the country is getting cleaner. A study conducted by University of Washington Bothell professor Dan Jaffe and doctoral student Crystal McClure found that air in the Northwest is getting dirtier due to fine particulate matter, which is known to be harmful to humans.

Second Anna Bui scholarship fundraiser is next week

mukilteobeacon.villagesoup.com, July 25, 2018
For the second straight year, the University of Washington Bothell is collaborating with the Mukilteo community to host the Anna Bui World of Hope Fundraiser.

Denver’s longtime superintendent turned the city into a national school reform favorite

coloradoindependent.com, July 25, 2018
Over Tom Boasberg’s nearly 10 years as Denver superintendent, he pioneered a model of school reform that involved close collaboration — rather than hostility or solely competition — with charter schools. “What Denver realized is you could fight charter school growth or you could work with the charters to achieve your goals,” said Robin Lake of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which studies and has supported the portfolio model, which Denver has embraced. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Which Detroit school is best for your child? A new guide offers direction, but no test scores

chalkbeat.org, July 25, 2018
A glossy new Detroit school guide will give city parents lots of information about nearly 200 city schools — just not about their test scores. Georgia Heyward, a research analyst at the Center for Reinventing Public Education, an education think tank at the University of Washington Bothell, said simply releasing a guide won’t be enough.

New Approach to Apprenticeships That Rethinks the Path From High School to College to Career

the74million.org, July 25, 2018
After at least a decade’s push for “college for all” in education reform, career preparation is now a hot topic, and with good reason. By Robin Lake and Betheny Gross of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Bothell Pub Night Talk at McMenamins

shorelineareanews.com, July 25, 2018
R. Gregory Nokes, author of Northwest history books, is the featured speaker for the UW Bothell Pub Night Talk at McMenamins, Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 7pm.

Loud & Clear

sputniknews.com, July 24, 2018
Loud & Clear's regular Monday segment "Education for Liberation" is about the state of education across the country. What's happening in our schools, colleges, and universities, and what impact does it have on the world around us? Dr. Wayne Au, a professor in the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington Bothell and a longtime author and editor of the social justice teaching magazine "Rethinking Education," joins the show.

Study: Personalized learning requires proper funding, greater district guidance

educationdive.com, July 24, 2018
The funding and management of costly tech-based personalized learning models continue to be problematic according EdTech: Focus on K-12's coverage of a recent study from the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE). The study suggests that the efforts are hampered by a misalignment between the goals of classroom teachers and the support they receive from their school districts. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Wildfires increasing air pollution in Northwest

shorelineareanews.com, July 20, 2018
A growing number of wildfires has increased particulate air pollution over the last several decades in the Northwest, researchers at the University of Washington Bothell report.

Study says Washingtonians should start preparing for smoke days

mynorthwest.com, July 19, 2018
As the frequency of wildfires continues to grow in the Northwest, residents may have to start preparing for smoke days, like they do for power outages and snow days. “Most of the year our air quality is very good, I would say better than the eastern United States and California. We have a few days a year when we are getting wildfire smoke and those days can range from moderate to horrible,” said University of Washington Bothell Professor Dan Jaffe.

Visiting a National Park This Summer? Hold Your Breath

scientificamerican.com, July 18, 2018
America’s national parks might seem like an obvious refuge from city smog. Because wind transports these compounds so easily, some experts are not surprised by the finding of ozone in national parks. “Ozone takes time to form in the atmosphere—it’s not emitted directly by cars or power plants,” says Dan Jaffe, an atmospheric scientist at the University of Washington Bothell who was not involved in the study.

Mobile Dental Day bringing free care and fun to Casino Road

Heraldnet.com, July 18, 2018
“Mobile Dental Day — A Community Celebration” will bring dentists, flag football and soccer, free hot dogs, music and more to a park on Everett’s Casino Road on Saturday. Sheila Luong, a recent Mariner graduate, met with Everett police Capt. Rod Sniffen to ask for police department participation. Luong, 18, will soon start at UW Bothell in a nursing program.

She’s been a teacher of teachers in Lake Stevens for 16 years

Heraldnet.com, July 18, 2018
Kathy Hahn, who started the careers-in-education class at Lake Stevens High School, is retiring. Jacob Anderson, who graduated in 2017, took two classes and an independent study program with Hahn and was state president for FCCLA. He just finished his associate’s degree and is headed to University of Washington Bothell to study computer science.

Tech Tales brings family stories to life through robotics

king5.com, July 17, 2018
In addition to teaching kids the wonders of math and science even when school is out for the summer, Backpacks for Science Learning brings families and communities together through exploration of robotics, computer science, coding, and even e-textiles. Through a partnership between UW Bothell, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Public Libraries and Red Eagle Soaring, the program hosts workshops throughout the year that allows families to learn more about different fields within science, technology, engineering and math while working on projects together and exploring their family history.

Denver’s longtime superintendent turned the city into a national school reform favorite

chalkbeat.org, July 17, 2018
Over Tom Boasberg’s nearly 10 years as Denver superintendent, he made a national impact. “What Denver realized is you could fight charter school growth or you could work with the charters to achieve your goals,” said Robin Lake of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which studies and has supported the portfolio model, which Denver has embraced. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Fueled by Climate Change, Wildfires Erode Air Quality Gains

scientificamerican.com, July 17, 2018
Such fires are causing spikes in fine particles that threaten human health, according to research by University of Washington Bothell Professor Dan Jaffe and his Ph.d. student.

Wildfires Are Destroying Our Air Pollution Gains

outsideonline.com, July 17, 2018
Americans today are breathing cleaner air than they have in decades. Massive new fires are sending huge amounts of particulate matter in the form of noxious ash into the air, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Daniel Jaffe, an atmospheric scientist with the University of Washington Bothell is one the study’s authors.

Western wildfires are so bad that they're reversing decades of air quality improvements

mashable.com, July 17, 2018
The consequences of America’s swelling wildfire problem are traveling well beyond blackened, ashy forests. “Lots of people have been predicting that this [harmful air pollution] would be happening in the next decades — but we’re starting to see it now,” Dan Jaffe, a study coauthor and University of Washington Bothell atmospheric researcher, said in an interview.

Summer air quality in Washington some of the worst in Lower 48

q13fox.com, July 17, 2018
BOTHELL, Wash. — Despite our reputation for healthy living and a healthy environment, during summer months Washington has the worst air quality in the U.S., a new study finds. A University of Washington Bothell study found air quality in Eastern Washington, Idaho, Montana and parts of Oregon account for some of the worst air quality days in the country.

Where's the fire? If you smelled smoke in Seattle, Tacoma, it's from this fire

seattlepi.com, July 17, 2018
Notice a shift in the air? It might be the start of wildfire season. Just as we're about to enter wildfire season for the Pacific Northwest, new research from the University of Washington at Bothell has found that regional air quality is getting worse, even though other spots around the country have seen improvement.

Air quality on the decline in Northwest even as emissions fall

king5.com, July 17, 2018
Where there’s fire, there’s smoke. Research released Monday out of the University of Washington Bothell shows that regional air quality in the Northwest is getting worse—even as it improves elsewhere around the country. The lead scientist said wildfires are to blame.

Wildfires make extreme air pollution much worse in northwestern USA

sott.net, July 16, 2018
Bigger and more frequent wildfires that spew plumes of fine particulate matter into the sky are largely to blame, researchers report July 16 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Legislation such as the Clean Air Act, which mandates air quality standards and the regulation of vehicle and factory emissions of particulate matter, is making a difference, says study coauthor Daniel Jaffe, an atmospheric scientist at the University of Washington in Bothell.

Air quality in Washington linked to wildfires

KIRO7, July 16, 2018
A new study from UW Bothell was released Monday, showing our air quality continues to worsen because of an increase in wildfires. Dan Jaffe, an environmental chemistry professor at UW Bothell, is interviewed.

Changes in leadership, students, and buildings discussed at Board of Regents meeting

dailyuw.com, July 16, 2018
The board of regents (BOR) welcomed Dr. Mark Richards as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. For the first time, Seattle decided to forego its usual independent application, and instead joined more than 140 other public and private colleges and universities — including a handful of Ivy League institutions — on the Coalition Application. According to Steve Syverson, the UW Bothell assistant vice chancellor for enrollment management, UW Bothell will join UW Seattle on the Coalition Application in 2019.

Educators & Experts Say Personalized Learning Is Not About Technology or Money but Leadership and Relationships

the74million.org, July 16, 2018
The media images illustrating students in “personalized learning” environments often look something like this: elementary schoolers with headphones on, looking at tablets, or teenagers typing away on laptops. In June, the Center on Reinventing Public Educationpublished a report identifying several key challenges of work in six school systems trying to create personalized learning models in collaboration with regional partners. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Wildfires are making extreme air pollution even worse in the northwest U.S.

sciencenews.org, July 16, 2018
The northwestern United States has become an air pollution hot spot — literally. By contrast, the rest of the country has seen decreasing trends in similar smog and haze over the last three decades. Legislation such as the Clean Air Act, which mandates air quality standards and the regulation of vehicle and factory emissions of particulate matter, is making a difference, says study coauthor Daniel Jaffe, an atmospheric scientist at the University of Washington in Bothell.

Billionaires are boosting charter schools across America

cbsnews.com, July 16, 2018
SEATTLE - Dollar for dollar, the beleaguered movement to bring charter schools to Washington state has had no bigger champion than billionaire Bill Gates. "The philanthropic support is essential for a small group of schools" that represents disadvantage families without their own political power, said Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a University of Washington Bothell-affiliated think tank that has in the past been funded by the Gates Foundation to do work supporting charter schools.

Researchers leery of degrading air quality as wildfire season gets going

komonews.com, July 16, 2018
SEATTLE – The worst days for air quality may be upon us. It's linked to wildfires like ones we're starting to see this summer. "We are seeing more and more wildfires," said Dan Jaffe, University of Washington Bothell professor of Atmospheric Sciences.

University of Washington expects record freshman class

mynorthwest.com, July 16, 2018
SEATTLE (AP) — The University of Washington is expecting the largest incoming freshman class in its history. The UW’s Tacoma branch also expects a record incoming freshman class, but the Bothell campus will have a slightly smaller one. Officials are limiting growth there because it’s nearing its capacity.

UWT draws the biggest freshman class in its history

thenewstribune.com, July 16, 2018
The University of Washington Tacoma this year will welcome 702 freshmen, the largest first-year class in its history, driven in part by a record-setting number of in-state and out-of-state students who applied last fall, and then accepted offers of admission. The UW Bothell branch is on target for a slightly smaller freshman class.

UW draws biggest freshman class in its history

seattletimes.com, July 16, 2018
The University of Washington will welcome the largest freshman class in the university’s history on two of its three campuses, driven in large part by a record-setting number of in-state and out-of-state students who applied last fall, and then accepted an offer of admission. The UW’s Tacoma branch campuses also expects a record-setting number of freshmen, but UW Bothell is on target for a slightly smaller freshman class, said Steve Syverson, assistant vice chancellor for enrollment management at Bothell. The decision to slow down growth in Bothell was because the campus is nearly out of space, he said. UW Bothell expects to enroll 831 freshmen, and UW Tacoma projects 702 freshmen. For both campuses, in-state students make up about 93 percent of the class.

AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groups

myndnow.com, July 16, 2018
SEATTLE (AP) - Dollar for dollar, the beleaguered movement to bring charter schools to Washington state has had no bigger champion than billionaire Bill Gates. "The philanthropic support is essential for a small group of schools" that represents disadvantage families without their own political power, said Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a University of Washington Bothell-affiliated think tank that has in the past been funded by the Gates foundation to do work supporting charter schools.

Watsonville Prep: Nonprofit appeals after PVUSD rejects charter elementary bid

santacruzsentinel.com, July 14, 2018
WATSONVILLE >> Rejected by the local school district in May, a would-be charter school is taking its case to the county office of education, claiming its attempt to open its doors to Watsonville families was unfairly tossed aside. While charter schools have established a broad beachhead in the state’s education landscape, serving about 10 percent of K-12 students at more than 1,200 schools, in recent years they have been met with more organized political resistance as well as facility and funding difficulties that have slowed their spread, according to research published in January by the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

Empowering a sustainable world

cen.acs.org, July 13, 2018
Last month, around 500 chemists and related scientists, businesspeople, and policy experts gathered in Portland for the 22nd Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, hosted by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute. Edward Brush, a chemistry professor at Bridgewater State University, and Grace Lasker, a Senior lecturer and director of health studies at the University of Washington, Bothell, jointly organized a conference session about the connection between green chemistry and environmental justice.

UW Bothell prof offers after-sunset exams during Ramadan

bothell-reporter.com, July 13, 2018
Laura Umetsu routinely brings oranges to her classroom at the University of Washington Bothell. This year the Umetsu offered her business students two times for final exams, one after sunset for Muslim students observing Ramadan.

Self-Driving Bikes: The Next Transit Revolution?

kuow.org, July 12, 2018
What does your future commute look like? In this episode of "ReInventors," we look at how Professor Tyler Folsom and his students at University of Washington Bothell are spearheading a grassroots effort to test and develop lighter, more affordable, personal rapid transit: self-driving bikes.

AACSB International Taps Stevens To Guide Business Schools Into The Digital Age

publicnow.com, July 12, 2018
Press Release: The School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology has built a reputation as a leader in research and education that prepares students to guide digital transformation efforts in the workplace. Stevens, along with the Bothell School of Business at the University of Washington, is leading the newly announced Digital Transformation Affinity Group, which will guide how business schools prepare future professionals for a corporate world increasingly influenced by artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics.

WSU setting the standard for energy efficiency

everett.wsu.edu, July 11, 2018
EVERETT, Wash. – July 11, 2018 – At Engage Everett on Wednesday evening, Washington State University (WSU) Everett announced that the institution’s building at 915 North Broadway has been certified LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council for the sustainability features in construction and operation. The building also houses the Everett University Center, with undergraduate and graduate degree programs from Western Washington University, UW Bothell, Eastern Washington University and Hope International University.

‘They’ve Been Doing This Massive, Anti-Democratic Model of Education Reform’

fair.org, July 10, 2018
Janine Jackson interviewed Wayne Au about the failure of Bill Gates’ educational initiatives for the July 6, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. Au is a professor at the University of Washington/Bothell, where he is also interim dean for diversity and equity.

‘Teaching for Black Lives’ — a handbook to help all educators fight racism

washingtonpost.com, July 10, 2018
Black students’ minds and bodies are under attack. UW Bothell Professor Wayne Au is one of the editors.

Is the self-driving bike the vehicle of the future?

smartcitiesdive.com, July 9, 2018
Tyler Folsom, a professor at the University of Washington Bothell, is working to expand self-driving technology to bicycles by outfitting recumbent tricycles with computer systems and electronics.

UW Bothell prof offers after-sunset exams during Ramadan

heraldnet.com, July 8, 2018
BOTHELL — Laura Umetsu scheduled two tests for final exams in her business classes at the University of Washington Bothell, one at the original time and one after sunset for Muslim students fasting during Ramadan.

Commentary: Court decision makes clear the need for unions

heraldnet.com, July 8, 2018
In its recent Janus decision, the Supreme Court put an end to agency fees that allow public sector unions to enforce contributions toward the costs they incur to bargain collectively. By Dan Jacoby, a professor of economics, education and labor at the University of Washington’s Bothell campus.

Project to Return Kokanee to Our Streams

shorelineareanews.com, July 6, 2018
At the June 24th appreciation / celebration of the Lake Forest Park (LFP) StreamKeepers’ Town Center Rain Garden, the public got the first word about the LFP Stewardship Foundation’s “Return Kokanee to Our Streams” project. The LFP Stewardship Foundation is partnering with two UW Bothell professors, Dr. Jeff Jensen and Dr. Rob Turner, both of whom also attended the Rain Garden event.

Self-Driving Bikes: Seattle’s Next Transit Revolution?

kcts9.org, July 5, 2018
What does your future commute look like? In this episode of ReInventors, we look at how Professor Tyler Folsom and his students at University of Washington Bothell are spearheading a grassroots effort to test and develop lighter, more affordable, personal rapid transit: self-driving bikes.

Bothell’s Barbo the clown, 81, celebrates 19 years in Fourth of July parade

bothell-reporter.com, July 3, 2018
On the morning of July 4, local Bothell resident Barbara Mendoza Petersen gets up and begins her hour long task of putting on her make-up and getting into her outfit – a clown costume. Prior to her years as a parade clown, Petersen worked at the University of Washington as a payroll clerk in the chemistry department.

2018 Directory Of M.S. In Cybersecurity Programs At Universities In The U.S.

cybersecurityventures.com, July 2, 2018
In this directory, we present M.S. in cybersecurity programs by U.S. region. University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, Wash. Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering.

Hyderabad’s IPE to organise one-week orientation program

telanganatoday.com, July 1, 2018
Hyderabad: Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE) is organising one-week orientation program for sophomores (PGPs – Class of 2020) at its Shamirpet campus between July 2 and 7. On July 5, Bothell School of Business, University of Washington, dean, Prof Sandeep Krishnamurthy and others are scheduled to address the freshmen.


June


A Four-Day School Week?

gse.harvard.edu, June 28, 2018
To save money and help with teacher recruitment, numerous school districts in the United States have decided to give students and employees Fridays off. Paul T. Hill, a research professor at the University of Washington Bothell who founded the Center on Reinventing Public Education, has argued that while some adults like the new schedule, it could end up hurting rural students.

AMAC: Trend Toward a Four-Day School Week is Gaining Momentum Across the Country

pressreleasepoint.com, June 28, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC, June 29 – Schools across the country are opting to give teachers and students a day off on Fridays. Paul Hill of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell, is quoted..

Power & politics in cocoa: Are chocolate’s colonial roots moulding sustainability?

confectionerynews.com, June 28, 2018
The European and US chocolate industry holds power in cocoa and is able to set the agenda for sustainability on its terms, says Dr. Kristy Leissle, lecturer at the University of Washington Bothell.

Learning more about UW Bothell's crows

King5.com, June 26, 2018
Researchers hope the community can help them learn more about the cloud of crows flocking to UW Bothell every night. Doug Wacker, assistant professor of biological sciences at UW Bothell, is interviewed.

Today’s Pub Night Talk at McMenamins will be all about crows

heraldnet.com, June 26, 2018
BOTHELL — It’s the way school should be for adults. It’s a joint monthly event by McMenamins and the University of Washington Bothell on topics from ecotourism to the origins of the universe.

‘Stories for Getting Back to Sleep’ reading

islandsweekly.com, June 25, 2018
Do you wake up in the middle night and find yourself unable to fall back to sleep? “Stories for Getting Back to Sleep” is written by Diane Gillespie, emerita professor in the Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Program at the University of Washington, Bothell.

Women coders: ‘Culturally driven’

seattletimes.com, June 25, 2018
Letter to the Editor: I welcome Stuart Reges’ thoughts on gender balance in computer science. Tyler Folsom, Seattle, affiliate professor, Department of Computer and Software Systems, University of Washington, Bothell.

21 Acres: Farm Life Safari Summer Camp (Ages 7-12)

king5.com, June 25, 2018
Summer camps at 21 Acres are a safe and healthy place for youth to learn about and enjoy the beauty of a working farm! Instructor: Marshall Leroy, 21 Acres Youth Farm and Garden Education Coordinator, graduated from the University of Washington Bothell campus in 2016 with a degree in environmental studies.

The Book’s Body: Talking to Amaranth Borsuk

lareviewofbooks.org, June 22, 2018
What does the history of the book tell us about the book’s future? Interview with Amaranth Borsuk, assistant professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to Promote Framework Principles Adoption, Student Engagement and Active Learning

nnlm.gov
This is the first of the four part webinar series: Universal Design for Learning: Accessibility at the Library. Presenter: Ana Thompson is a Learning & Access Designer at the University of Washington Bothell Office of Digital Learning & Innovation.

Crows of Puget Sound

heraldnet.com, June 22, 2018
Doug Wacker, assistant professor in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics at the University of Washington Bothell, presents “Cacophony of Caws: The Crows of Puget Sound,” a Pub Night Talk cosponsored by UW Bothell and McMenamins, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hayne’s Hall at McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell.

Schools add transit options for unique travel needs

districtadministration.com, June 22, 2018
The K12 transportation landscape is getting increasingly complex, as districts wrestle with issues ranging from school choice and questions of equity to how to subsidize mass transit for urban students. Betheny Gross, research director with the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell wrote the report “Can Public Transportation Improve Students’ Access to Denver’s Best Schools of Choice?”

From California to Rhode Island, what a new national report on personalized learning practices reveals about teacher enthusiasm — and the bureaucratic hurdles of school districts

laschoolreport.com, June 21, 2018
When school districts adopt personalized learning, the bulk of the work falls to teachers, who, while excited about the opportunity to innovate, are often not supported by their school systems to implement and share their ideas. That’s according to new research from the Center for Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

From California to Rhode Island, what a new national report on personalized learning practices reveals about teacher enthusiasm — and the bureaucratic hurdles of school districts

laschoolreport.com, June 21, 2018
When school districts adopt personalized learning, the bulk of the work falls to teachers, who, while excited about the opportunity to innovate, are often not supported by their school systems to implement and share their ideas. That’s according to new research from the Center for Reinventing Public Education, which analyzed the efforts of districts and organizations that received funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create personalized learning models in their schools. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

‘The Crows of Puget Sound’

bothell-reporter.com, June 20, 2018
Doug Wacker, assistant professor in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Washington Bothell, will speak at the pub Night Talk at McMenamins.

Cacophony of Caws: The Crows of Puget Sound - Pub Night lecture June 26

shorelineareanews.com, June 19, 2018
Doug Wacker, assistant professor in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Washington Bothell presents “Cacophony of Caws: The Crows of Puget Sound,” a Pub Night Talk cosponsored by UW Bothell and McMenamins. Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Doors open at 6pm, program 7 - 8:30pm.

Grads forever changed by 2014 Washington school shooting

thenewstribune.com via The Associated Press, June 16, 2018
The note has hung on her bedroom wall since her friend was shot and killed at school. Cheyenne Coe, whose friend was killed in a school shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School plans to attend the University of Washington Bothell in the fall.

AFTER LIFE (what remains)

thestranger.com, June 16
In this group show, curated by UW Bothell lecturer Dr. Thea Quiray Tagle, indigenous and Asian Pacific American artists use art and performance to begin the work of healing from military occupation, economic displacement, and environmental catastrophe.

They faced the unthinkable and got through it together

heraldnet.com, June 14, 2018
MARYSVILLE — This is the class that eagerly awaited senior year, when they would have front-row seats on game days. Cheyenne Coe is heading to University of Washington Bothell to work toward becoming an emergency room nurse. She decided on the career freshman year, while waiting at the hospital for news about the students who had been shot.

Verdant Health Asst. Superintendent wins Leadership Snohomish County Kaleidoscope Award

lynnwoodtoday.com, June 14, 2018
Verdant Health Commission Assistant Superintendent George Kosovich was recently named the winner of the 2018 Leadership Snohomish County (LSC) Kaleidoscope Award. Kosovich volunteers with the UW Bothell School of Nursing and Health Studies Advisory Board.

iNACOL Publishes National Landscape Scan of Personalized Learning in K-12 Education in the United States

prnewswire.com, June 14, 2018
WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Today, a new report published by iNACOL, A National Landscape Scan of Personalized Learning in K-12 Education in the United States, provides findings from a national survey of teachers and students to examine what core elements of personalized learning are taking hold in K-12 schools and districts across the United States. iNACOL partnered with the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Eater

msn.com, June 13, 2018
Taylor Hoang, who oversees the Pho Cyclo restaurant group and recently opened Redmond’s District One Saigon restaurant and Maxwella’s Cafe and Bar, was named UW Bothell’s Distinguished Alumna of the Year.

Popularity of four-day school week is growing

abc10.com, June 13, 2018
Hundreds of school districts across the United States have adopted a four-day week to save money and help attract new teachers and the idea is spreading. Paul T. Hill, a research professor at the University of Washington Bothell who founded the Center on Reinventing Public Education, has argued that while some adults like the new schedule, this “troubling development” could end up hurting rural students.

Admissions Diversity vs. Standardized Testing

collegeconfidential.com
Here’s a headline that should send shockwaves around the world: “Why hundreds of colleges are ditching the SAT and ACT for incoming freshmen.“ Colleges that have gone “test optional” enroll — and graduate — a higher proportion of low-income and first generation-students, and more students from diverse backgrounds, the researchers found in the study, Defining Access: How Test-Optional Works. “Our research clearly demonstrates that these students graduate often at a higher rate,” said Steve Syverson, an assistant vice chancellor at the University of Washington Bothell, and co-author of the study.

Popularity of four-day school week is growing

13newsnow.com, June 13, 2018
Hundreds of school districts across the United States have adopted a four-day week to save money and help attract new teachers and the idea is spreading. Paul T. Hill, a research professor at the University of Washington Bothell who founded the Center on Reinventing Public Education, has argued that while some adults like the new schedule, this “troubling development” could end up hurting rural students.

Bothell plans transportation improvements

heraldnet.com, June 12, 2018
The Bothell City Council has been busy lately, adopting its six-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) on June 5 and reviewing its Downtown Plan Implementation on June 12. The city has a few-road widening projects in the TIP, including Bothell Way from Reder Way to 240th Street Southeast and Beardslee Boulevard from the UW Bothell campus to Interstate 405, along with improvements to State Route 522.

Council approves contract to pave, reconstruct Beardslee Boulevard

bothell-reporter.com, June 12, 2018
At last week’s regular meeting, the Bothell City Council approved a construction contract with Watson Asphalt Paving Co., Inc., to pave and rebuild sections of Beardslee Boulevard. Beardslee Boulevard will be limited to one way, eastbound traffic from about the Downtown Fire Station to 110th Avenue NE (the northern entrance to the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College).

CAIR-WA Applauds UW Bothell Prof's Decision to Offer Exams After Sundown for Fasting Muslim Students

targetednews.com, June 12, 2018
The Washington state chapter Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA) today applauded the decision by University of Washington Bothell Professor Laura Umetsu to offer final exams after sundown in order to accommodate students who may be fasting for Ramadan.

MORE THAN 2,200 IN UW BOTHELL CLASS OF 2018

nwnews.com, June 12, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell Class of 2018 is the largest in its history, with more than 2,200 graduates receiving their diplomas.

What Do We Actually Know About the Four-Day School Week?

edweek.org, June 12, 2018
About 550 school districts in 25 states operate on four-day school weeks, according to a new report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Med school’s got nothing on this tiny market in Lowell

heraldnet.com, June 11, 2018
EVERETT — Mysa Tran would have graduated from medical school in New York City on May 11. With a childhood dream to be a surgeon, she joined the Army Reserve and went to the University of Washington Bothell on the pre-med track, earning a degree in biology in 2014.

They survived a school shooting as freshmen. Four years later, a diploma doesn’t erase the pain.

seattletimes.com, June 10, 2018
Marysville-Pilchuck seniors graduate this week, the final student witnesses to a shooting in their school’s cafeteria. Cheyenne Coe will attend the University of Washington Bothell in the fall.

Why living in an area with more businesses and denser housing might help keep you safer on the street

blogs.lse.ac.uk, June 8, 2018
Recent decades have seen two important trends in America’s cities: a return of young professionals to previously neglected urban cores, and a dramatic decline in violent crime. By Tate Twinam, an Assistant Professor of Applied Economics in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

University of Washington’s tuition to increase by $218

heraldnet.com, June 8, 2018
Associated Press SEATTLE — Tuition at the University of Washington will increase by $218 next school year for undergraduate students from the state. The tuition will be $10,127 for students at the university’s campuses in Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma.

UW undergrad tuition will increase by $218 this fall

seattletimes.com, June 7, 2018
In-state Husky undergrads attending any of the three University of Washington campuses will pay $218 more in tuition next year, or 2.2 percent more than this year’s tuition. Tuition at all three campuses — Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma — will be $10,127.

Students Enjoy Three-Day Weekends Year Round

academia.org, June 7, 2018
And not just unofficially in college but officially in K-12.”Currently, 25 states have at least one district using a four-day school week, numbering at least 550 districts nationwide,” according to Georgia Heyward in a brief written for the Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University of Washington Bothell.

Business Movers: Susan Jeffords named Portland State University provost

oregonlive.com, June 6, 2018
Susan Jeffords, currently the chief academic officer at the University of Washington Bothell, has been chosen as Portland State University's new provost.

Expedition Measures Solar Motions Seen During Last Summer's Total Eclipse

spaceref.com, June 6, 2018
“During the August 21, 2017, solar eclipse, our dozens of telescopes and electronic cameras collected data during the rare two minutes at which we could see and study the Sun’s outer atmosphere, the corona,” reported solar astronomer Jay Pasachoff to the American Astronomical Society, meeting in Denver during June 4-7. The team at Salem, Oregon, included University of Washington Bothell faculty member Joey Key.

Thrive Schools: How an Innovative California Charter Network Grew to 700 Students & 4 Campuses in Only 4 Years Through a Focus on Math, Literacy & ‘the Light of Kindness’

the74million.org, June 6, 2018
At the Juanita Street campus of San Diego’s Thrive Public Schools, the day begins with a high-five and a warm greeting at the visitors’ gate. According to a study conducted this year by the Center on Reinventing Public Education, Thrive’s populations of special needs students, black students, and English language learners are all proportionally larger than the averages for San Diego or the state of California. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

SHS grads’ scholarship take is more than $4.7 million

sequimgazette.com, June 6, 2018
As the cost of post-high school education and training rise for local graduates, the Sequim community once again rises to meet the challenge. Sydnee Linnane — Mike Beery Memorial Scholarship $1,000, Sequim Association of Realtors $1,200, University of Washington Bothell $67,124; University of Washington Bothell

More than 2,200 in UW Bothell Class of 2018

bothell-reporter.com, June 5, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell Class of 2018 is the largest in its history, with more than 2,200 graduates receiving their diplomas.

Top Priorities First

hawaiibusiness.com, June 2018
But you can’t put off forever those minor things on your To Do List that must be done. A new study from Sophie Leroy, an assistant professor at the UW Bothell School of Business, says the problem of being interrupted is actually twofold.

The four-day school week: Research behind the trend

journalistsresource.org, June 5, 2018
To save money and help with teacher recruitment, numerous school districts in the United States have decided to give students and employees Fridays off. Paul T. Hill, a research professor at the University of Washington Bothell who founded the Center on Reinventing Public Education, has argued that while some adults like the new schedule, this “troubling development” could end up hurting rural students.

UW Bothell Class of 2018 graduates more than 2200

shorelineareanews.com, June 5, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell Class of 2018 is the largest in its history, with more than 2,200 graduates receiving their diplomas.

From infantry to medical school, this soldier perseveres

yakimaherald.com, June 4, 2018
When he was discharged from the Army in 2013, Clinton Foriska’s formal education included only a high school diploma. He’s set to graduate from the University of Washington Bothell next weekend with a near-perfect GPA.

CWU ranks high in value of degree

yakimaherald.com, June 3, 2018
ELLENSBURG, Wash. – Central Washington University alumni are among those getting the most out of their degrees compared to graduates of other state universities. In Washington, Central had the third-best return on investment, behind the University of Washington Seattle and Bothell campuses.

Mercury and other contaminants from China flush into Oregon's rivers-Oregonian

doingadvancework.blogspot.com, June 2, 2018
"Because local anthropogenic emissions make relatively smaller contributions to the [Williamette River] Basin than do persistent global sources (sources over which there is little, if any, possibility of local control), localized environmental management actions alone may not be adequate to address mercury impacts within the Basin." Hope was struggling to account for all the Willamette's mercury sources before he encountered Dan Jaffe, an atmospheric and environmental chemistry professor at the University of Washington at Bothell.

Hydroplane teams hires female crew chief, a first for the sport

tri-cityherald.com, June 1, 2018
KENNEWICK, WA — When she was 10 years old, Cindy Shirley stood near the two-story wall overlooking the Ohio River and watched below as unlimited hydroplane race teams worked furiously on their boats. Shirley, whose main job is as Director of Research at the University of Washington Bothell, became known for her organizational skills.

21 ACRES IS RECIPIENT OF FIRST UWB IAS OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY PARTNER AWARD

21acres.org, June 1, 2018
21 Acres Center for Local Food & Sustainable Living is proud to be selected as the first recipient of the University of Washington Bothell’s School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS) Outstanding Community Partner Award.

My students aren’t snowflakes, they’re badasses

denverpost.com, June 1, 2018
We live in an era of profound ecological disruption, with reports on climate change, habitat destruction, depleted oceans and mass extinction piling up by the day. By Jennifer Atkinson, a senior lecturer at the University of Washington, Bothell.