January - May 2018


May


Hydroplane racing's first female crew chief in modern era trains in Tri-Cities

yaktrinews.com, May 31, 2018
KENNEWICK, Wash. - History is being made at this season's H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Racing Series. When Cindy Shirley isn't working with the team, she serves as the director of the office of research at the University of Washington Bothell.

Bothell sees benefits of state budget investments

bothell-reporter.com, May 30, 2018
At its May 15 meeting, the Bothell City Council received a ceremonial $2 million check from Sen. Guy Palumbo on behalf of the state Legislature for the purchase of Wayne Golf Course. The 2018 state capital budget also included $3 million for UW Bothell for predesign for a new STEM sciences building and $29.5 million for a new parking structure at Cascadia College.

Carla Stewart won’t stop running, with Relay For Life up next

snoho.com, May 30, 2018
Carla Stewart takes running for fun very seriously. The treadmill led to a 5k at the University of Washington, Bothell, a little race that “treats you like a marathoner,” Stewart said.

Youth court aims to educate teens about traffic violations

heraldnet.com, May 30, 2018
BOTHELL —Judge Michelle Gehlsen has just a few minutes to emphasize the importance of safe driving skills to teenagers appearing before her with traffic violations. That dilemma led her to establish the Bothell Youth Court with UW Bothell Professor Camille Walsh.

Bellevue company removes school shooting video game

king5.com, May 29, 2018
Bellevue-based Valve Software will not offer a video game that simulates school shootings. Jason Pace, Executive Director of UW Bothell's Digital Future Lab, discussed the role of violent games on society.

Addressing climate grief makes you a badass, not a snowflake

hcn.org, May 29, 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, senior lecturer at the University of Washington Bothell.

From the infantry to medical school, this soldier perseveres

seattletimes.com, May 28, 2018
Army veteran Clinton Foriska left the military at age 27 with a dream of becoming a doctor and serving fellow veterans. Four years later, he’s set to graduate from the University of Washington Bothell with a near-perfect GPA, and on his way to medical school in Yakima.

LABOR UPSURGE: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON GRAD STUDENT WORKERS STRIKE!

socialistalternative.org, May 26, 2018
Last Tuesday, 4,500 Academic Student Employees (ASE’s) at the University of Washington (UW) campuses in Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma courageously went on a one-day strike after working for months without a contract.

Big Finish to 2018 UW Business Plan Competition

depts.washington.edu, May 25, 2018
Empowerment and perseverance defined the awards dinner of the 2018 University of Washington Business Plan Competition. University of Washington-Bothell startup SclObo received the $10,000 Fran’s Chocolates Second Place Prize after impressing with their unique take on the gaming industry.

Pre-clinical drug screening startup A-Alpha Bio wins first place at Univ. of Washington Business Plan Competition

geekwire.com, May 25, 2018
A-Alpha Bio took home the $25,000 first place prize at the 21st annual University of Washington Business Plan Competition on Thursday, beating out 36 other teams from 16 colleges and universities across the Pacific Northwest. $10,000 2nd Place Prize: SclObo (University of Washington-Bothell).

Walsh on "Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869–1973"

legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com, May 25, 2018
The University of North Carolina Press has released Racial Taxation: Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869–1973 (Feb. 2018), by Camille Walsh (University of Washington Bothell).

“Tech Tales: Storytelling through Engineering”

shorelineareanews.com, May 24, 2018
UW Bothell Pub Night Talk at McMenamins “Tech Tales: Storytelling through Engineering” cosponsored by the University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins.

The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, and Altice USA Partner to Promote Education Success and College Accessibility

marketwatch.com, May 23, 2018
The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success (the Coalition), comprised of members from 148 distinguished colleges and universities committed to making college a reality for all high school students, and Altice USA, one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States with internet, TV and phone services under the Optimum and Suddenlink brands, today announce a partnership to raise awareness of college accessibility and the use of technology for education success. The University of Washington and the University of Washington-Bothell partnered to host workshops for students in grades 9-11 and their families, high school counselors and local community-based organizations in Seattle.

President’s Medal recipient heads to Johns Hopkins University

bothell-reporter.com, May 22, 2018
Paul Hage, the recipient of the 2018 University of Washington Bothell President’s Medal, earned a 3.93 grade point average in electrical engineering and contributed to research projects for anemia screening and a rehabilitative robot for stroke patients.

Madrona Raises $300M Fund to Back Tech Startups in Seattle and Beyond

xconomy.com, May 22, 2018
Madrona Venture Group, one of the most active venture capital firms based in the Seattle area, said Tuesday that it has raised a new, $300 million fund to support early stage technology businesses in the region and beyond. The report cited a study co-authored by researchers at the University of Washington’s Bothell School of Business and Iinnovate Network that found that “Seattle punches below its weight” in terms of the amount of venture capital startups based there raise.

Response: Yes, Charter Schools Inflict Some Costs on Districts. But Districts’ Financial Problems Are Far Deeper Than That

the74million.org, May 21, 2018
I recently wrote an essay explaining fundamental flaws in a paper by Gordon Lafer, a labor union analyst and activist who published through an Oakland, California–based think tank called In the Public Interest. 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.

Four-day weeks bring smiles in rural schools. But will they work in big cities?

nbcnews.com, May 21, 2018
McLOUD, Okla. — In many ways Oliver Prince is your typical, happy fifth-grader. "We don't know what the effect is on students yet, we don't have enough information and this a pretty substantial thing to introduce to children without knowing its effects," said Georgia Heyward, a research analyst at the Center for Reinventing Public Education, an education policy analysis center at the University of Washington-Bothell.

Elementary Teacher of the Year Tamara Hayes models compassion through understanding

shorelineareanews.com, May 18, 2018
Teacher Tamara Hayes is the calm in the storm. Hayes attended the University of Washington and went on to get her teaching certificate at UW Bothell.

Gravitational wave astronomy

peninsuladailynews.com, May 18, 2018
PORT ANGELES — Joey Shapiro Key, an assistant professor of physics at the University of Washington Bothell, will talk about the latest advances in the field of gravitational wave astronomy at 6 p.m. Monday at the Port Angeles Library.

It’s all about the money

chalkbeat.org, May 16, 2018
Charter school advocates and skeptics are fighting about the heart of many debates in public education: money. Robin Lake of the Center for Reinventing Public Education responded to the study this week, arguing that the lost dollar figures are a cop out: they reflect student and parent choices, and districts can reduce costs by closing schools and firing teachers and front-office staff if they have the will to do so. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Newest Existential Threat to Oakland’s Public Schools

sandiegofreepress.org, May 16, 2018
A “Systems of Schools” plan has been introduced by the destroy public education (DPE) forces in Oakland, California. Story references the Center on Reinventing Public Education, affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

University of Washington Academic Student Employees go on strike

umslspaces.com, May 16, 2018
SEATTLE – Academic Student Employees (ASEs) went on strike Tuesday morning after members of UAW Local 4121 voted 2,528-10 (96.1%) to call a strike. Employees went on strike, in groups, beginning at 5:00 a.m. at the UW Seattle campus and other locations in Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma.

Scenes from the picket lines: Academic Student Employees strike on Tuesday

dailyuw.com, May 15, 2018
After last night’s bargaining session between UAW 4121, the union that represents Academic Student Employees (ASEs) on campus, and the UW administration proved unsuccessful in staving off a strike, members of the union took action at multiple locations at the Seattle campus on Tuesday. According to the union’s website, that includes sites at the UW Seattle, UW Bothell, UW Tacoma, and the South Lake Union campus.

Local librarian receives UW Distinguished Librarian Award

bothell-reporter.com, May 15, 2018
Leslie Hurst of the University of Washington Bothell Cascadia College Library received the 2018 UW Distinguished Librarian award.

STEM for All Video Showcase features six UW projects

washington.edu, May 15, 2018
Family-focused science lessons, robotics for young children and touch-based programming for the visually impaired are among the University of Washington research videos featured in the STEM for All Video Showcase, funded by the National Science Foundation. One project is a collaboration with Seattle Public Libraries, Pacific Science Center and organizations serving Native American communities that provides a series of family workshops around storytelling, robotics and e-textiles (Carrie Tzou, University of Washington Bothell; Megan Bang and Philip Bell, College of Education).

How new superintendent Austin Beutner plans to help LAUSD's struggling schools

scpr.org, May 15, 2018
Austin Beutner, who starts work Tuesday as the chief executive of the Los Angeles Unified School District, faces several daunting challenges in his new job: falling enrollment, tightening budgets, labor difficulties. Quotes Betheny Gross, a senior researcher at the Center for Reinventing Public Education, affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

New University Club Seeks to Get Students Involved in Crypto

bitsonline.com, May 14, 2018
Known as the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Club at the University of Washington, Bothell, the organization’s leaders held their first official meeting in the school’s courtyard last Wednesday, May 9th, to explain to members what the group and cryptocurrency was all about.

Cryptocurrency interest grows with UW Bothell student club

bothell-reporter.com, May 14, 2018
The newly minted Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Club at the University of Washington Bothell set up a table in the courtyard Wednesday to explain what the group was all about and recruit new members.

It's close to home, but how good a value is attending Western Washington University?

bellinghamherald.com, May 14, 2018
Staying close to home in Whatcom County might be a good value for college-bound students. According to another recent report released by Seattle-based Payscale.com, WWU was behind the University of Washington, Bothell; Seattle University; Gonzaga and Washington State.

Robin Lake: 4 Ways a Big New Study on School Districts, Finances & Charter Schools Is Misleading California Parents & Communities

the74million.org, May 14, 2108
A new report from In the Public Interest, a think tank based in Oakland, California, is getting some attention right now for purporting to show how three districts in the state are “bearing the cost of the unchecked expansion of privately managed charter schools.” 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.

Cryptocurrency interest grows with UW Bothell student club

heraldnet.com, May 14, 2018
BOTHELL — Free money. The newly minted Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Club at the University of Washington Bothell set up a table in the courtyard Wednesday to explain what the group was all about and recruit new members.

UW Bothell nursing and public health networking event May 17 in Edmonds

myedmondsnews.com, May 12, 2018
University of Washington Bothell is hosting a nursing and public health networking event from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, May 17 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N.

GLOBAL SUMMIT ON AUTONOMOUS DRIVING RETURNS TO DETROIT

automoblog.net, May 11, 2018
AutoSens, a global summit on autonomous driving, is returning to Detroit, Michigan starting on May 15th. Workshops include one on image processing led by Dr. Rania Hussein, Electrical Engineering Lecturer at the University of Washington Bothell.

Faculty Friday: Amy Lambert

washington.edu, May 11, 2018
When Amy Lambert first set foot in Washington, she never imagined she’d one day return for a master’s degree—let alone to devote nearly two decades to documenting and conserving one of North America’s rarest butterflies. Today, she serves as lead faculty for the CCUWBee Research Initiative, a group of faculty, staff and students working across Cascadia College (CC) and UW Bothell campus to monitor native bees with a goal of creating a database and a photo archive of native bees on campus.

Multitasking: The science of the interrupted brain explained

seattletimes.com, May 11, 2018
Multitasking is a requisite skill in today’s workplace. Sophie Leroy knows there’s no getting around that. But Leroy, an associate professor with the University of Washington Bothell School of Business who specializes in organization science, has collected evidence that the methods and habits we use to multitask are not only significant drains on productivity, but may be stressing our brains more than we realize.

Schools With The Best ROI For Business Majors

poetsandquantsforundergrads.com, May 9, 2018
University of Washington Bothell ranked in a tie for 50th with a 20-year ROI of $647,000 and 4-year cost of $109,000, a 67 percent graduation rate, 5 years typically to graduate, and average loan amount of $23,300.

These Washington colleges are the best value for graduates

bizjournals.com, May 9, 2018
University of Washington's Bothell campus is the best value among colleges in Washington state, according to a recent report from Seattle-based Payscale.

M’ville full of Wonder Women

marysvilleglobe.com, May 9, 2018
Marysville Getchell student and community volunteer Mahek Sharma received a $500 award from the Soroptimist club. She plans to attend the University of Washington Bothell.

What is Happening in Puerto Rico?

hercampus.com, May 9, 2018
On international workers day, the people of Puerto Rico took to the streets, in protest of to the pension cuts, rising university tuition, mass school closures, privatization of schools and the sluggish recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria. By Gloria Gonzalez-Zapata, a first year student at University of Washington Bothell and is majoring in Law, Economics, and Public policy with a minor in Arabic.

TEAM WINS UW DISTINGUISHED STAFF AWARD

nwnews.com, May 8, 2018
The team that led development of the new UW Bothell Cascadia College Campus Master Plan has won a 2018 University of Washington Distinguished Staff Award, the highest staff honor at the University.

Amaranth Borsuk

thestranger.com, May 7, 2018
UW Bothell professor and author Amaranth Borsuk, who wrote the excellent As We Know, will speak in defense of the book—its history and what it may become at7 p.m. Monday May 7 at Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle.

This Week’s ESSA News: School Choice Missing From Many States’ Plans, Tennessee Testing Woes, South Carolina & Virginia Plans OK’d

the74million.org, May 6, 2018
This week, Education Week’s Alyson Klein answers the question of whether school choice is getting “short shrift” in state plans. In the article, Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, notes, “There were a lot of possibilities of how states could use choice really creatively,” but most states opted not to employ them, partly owing to “lack of imagination or risk aversion.” The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Momma Lynn Records (MLR) Announces Seattle Rock and Roll Band One Gun Shy to Release Third Album Entitled "Eye of the Storm" – Summer 2018

pr.com, May 6, 2018
Seattle, WA, May 06, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The Seattle-based Rock and Roll band, One Gun Shy, will release their third album in the Summer of 2018 through an exclusive co-labeling agreement between Momma Lynn Records and Lime & Dime Records. “The term 'One Gun Shy' is a guitar reference, meaning that one guitar is missing from the ensemble. In the early stages of the band formation, the guys wanted another guitar player. They kept placing ads on Craigslist, but to no avail. So, they were, as it seemed 'one gun shy' and the name stuck.” Julia Hodges, The Husky Herald - The University of Washington - Bothell Newspaper.

Team wins UW Distinguished Staff Award

bothell-reporter.com, May 3, 2018
The team that led development of the new UW Bothell Cascadia College Campus Master Plan has won a 2018 University of Washington Distinguished Staff Award, the highest staff honor at the University.

Local control key on education

robesonian.com, May 3, 2018
State lawmakers who want to see more bang for North Carolina’s education bucks ought to consider shifting more spending decisions to the local level. A study committee heard that message last week from Marguerite Roza, director of the Edunomics Lab at Georgetown University. Roza is also senior research affiliate at the Center for Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

Understanding What Makes a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

the-scientist.com, May 1, 2018
It was a parent who first approached Romina Ortiz, the COO and vice president of patient advocacy at the Rare Genomics Institute (RGI), about crowdfunding. Nora Kenworthy, a sociomedical scientist at the University of Washington Bothell who was not involved in the work, tells The Scientist that there’s likely more to these results than participants’ preparedness, and points out that the RGI researchers failed to include potentially important factors in their analysis.

Eastside state legislators talk carbon fees, housing and cars at UW Bothell

bothell-reporter.com, May 1, 2018
State legislators met with business owners and industry leaders to discuss economic policies and how to take on pressing regional problems ranging from the housing crunch to carbon emissions. The meeting happened on April 26 at the University of Washington Bothell where 16 state legislators from every Eastside district met with the East King County Chamber of Commerce.

LAUSD board names Austin Beutner as next superintendent

scpr.org, May 1, 2018
Austin Beutner — a former investment banker who, having already made his millions, has immersed himself in the civic life of Los Angeles in recent years — will be the next superintendent of the L.A. Unified School District. "The scope is as big as it gets" in L.A. Unified, said Robin Lake, director of the Center for Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

Mayor Turner pitches HISD partnership plan TEA says is not allowed

chron.com, May 1, 2018
Mayor Sylvester Turner on Tuesday proposed the city partner with businesses and philanthropic groups to create a nonprofit that would work with Houston ISD to turn around 10 schools that face state closure due to low academic performance. Sean Gill, a research analyst for the Center for Reinventing Public Education based in the University of Washington Bothell, said a partnership between the city, the school district and nonprofits may prove more palatable to Houston ISD parents than partnering with a charter school management operator.

Sound Transit kicks off planning for I-405 bus rapid transit

Heraldnet.com, May 1, 2018
EVERETT — Sound Transit and the state Department of Transportation kicked off planning for two new bus rapid transit lines last week. Parking will be added in Lake Forest Park, Kenmore and Bothell, and the transit center at UW Bothell will be expanded.


April


Do the ACT and SAT matter? Study urges more colleges to make tests optional

Seattle Times, April 30, 2018
Most colleges and universities require prospective students to submit standardized test scores — the SAT or the ACT, for example — as part of the admission process. Steve Syverson, one of the authors of the report and the assistant vice chancellor for enrollment management at the University of Washington Bothell, said researchers have known for a long time that high SAT scores are strongly correlated with family affluence and the education level of the students’ parents.

Study: Colleges That Ditch The SAT And ACT Can Enhance Diversity

infosurhoy.com, April 30, 2018
There are now well over 1,000 colleges and universities that don’t require SAT or ACT scores in deciding whom to admit, a number that’s growing every year. 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.

Under ESSA, the newest federal K-12 education law, parents will get more information about their kids' schools

thenotebook.org, April 30, 2018
Within in the next two years, parents and advocates will get significantly more information about their schools and school districts, going far beyond demographics and test scores to include reporting on everything from absenteeism rates to new details on how schools actually spend their money. “It’s going to ask that the reporting include a measure of how much money is spent on kids at each school,” said Marguerite Roza, Director of the Edunomics Lab at Georgetown University and Senior Research Affiliate at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Bothell Announces a New Executive Coaching Certification Program In Collaboration with the Gestalt International Study Center (GISC)

prnewswire.com, April 30, 2018
BOTHELL, Wash., April 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – The University of Washington Bothell, in collaboration with GISC, has announced the new Executive Coaching Certificate Program, launching October 2018.

Bus Rapid Transit Plan Around Bellevue Includes New Lanes, Stations on I-405, SR 518

enr.com, April 30, 2018
Sound Transit’s plan to implement bus rapid transit lines on three major highways around Lake Washington near Bellevue includes projects that will add road lanes and stations. Overall, the project includes nine stations with additional parking at three and an expanded transit center at UW Bothell.

3 guys, 5 seconds and $6,000

whidbeynewstimes.com, April 28, 2018
It came down to the final five seconds for three Oak Harbor High School seniors to emerge international champions in the DECA Virtual Business Challenge. Towsley was unavailable for an interview, but he plans to study business at the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Bothell

djc.com, April 25, 2018
Karam Dana received the 2018 University of Washington Bothell Distinguished Teaching Award, one of the school's highest honors.

States Give Short Shrift to School Choice Option in ESSA Plans

edweek.org, April 24, 2018
School choice is having a big moment in K-12 policy. "There were a lot of possibilities of how states could use choice really creatively," said Robin Lake, the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a nonpartisan research organization at the University of Washington Bothell.

States Give Short Shrift to School Choice Option in ESSA Plans

edweek.org, April 24, 2018
School choice is having a big moment in K-12 policy. "There were a lot of possibilities of how states could use choice really creatively," said Robin Lake, the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a nonpartisan research organization at the University of Washington Bothell.

Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu to speak at UW Bothell commencement

bothell-reporter.com, April 23, 2018
This year’s speaker for the University of Washington Bothell commencement is Washington Supreme Court Associate Justice Mary I. Yu.

Longer Trial Period Signals Product Quality as Does Price — New Research From the University of Washington-Bothell School of Business

newswise.com, April 23, 2018
Newswise — How can a company that makes an excellent product — say, really effective software — communicate that quality to the consumer? Another way of "signaling" high quality is to offer a relatively long trial period for the product, according to new research from the University of Washington Bothell School of Business and the University of Texas at Dallas.

Front Porch

heraldnet.com, April 23, 2018
The next Pub Night Talk features University of Washington Bothell assistant professor Karam Dana, who will discuss “Palestine and Palestinians: Exploring Public Opinion Two Decades after the Oslo Accords,” 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hayne’s Hall at McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell.

Seattle students walk out to rally against gun violence

dailyuw.com, April 23, 2018
Hundreds of students from over 30 schools across Seattle walked out last Friday to gather in Occidental Square for the “We Won’t Be Next” rally. After a series of student speakers, there was a panel and question-and-answer session with Washington state Sen. Rebecca Saldaña, Sen. Marko Liias, UW-Bothell student and activist Zarefah Baroud, and Karyn Brownson, community safety manager of Violence & Injury Prevention at Public Health — Seattle & King County.

Colleges announce commencement speakers

insidehighered.com, April 23, 2018
University of Washington at Bothell: Mary I. Yu, a justice of the Washington State Supreme Court.

It’s the water: Artesian well draws fans from miles around

heraldnet.com, April 23, 2018
LYNNWOOD — Tires crunch gravel as Dallas Watson pulls into a small parking lot off 164th Street SW and backs his white cargo van toward the artesian well. “The water coming out of the ground today might have seeped into the ground from rain hundreds and hundreds of years ago, maybe even thousands,” said Rob Turner, who teaches classes on water at University of Washington Bothell.

Why more school districts are holding class just four days a week

sfexaminer.com, April 22, 2018
WASHINGTON — The public school in Campo, Colo., hasn’t required all its students to come to class on Fridays for nearly two decades. But rural districts that make the switch rarely go back, said Georgia Heyward, a research analyst for the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell who has studied four-day school weeks in rural areas.

Grief for the planet is real, and students are feeling it

heraldnet.com, April 20, 2018
College students worry. They worry about grades, education costs and future careers. A UW Bothell faculty member knows they also worry — a lot — about planet Earth.

Why more school districts are holding class just four days a week

telegraphherald.com, April 20, 2018
Tribune News Services WASHINGTON — The public school in Campo, Colo., hasn’t required all its students to come to class on Fridays for nearly two decades. But rural districts that make the switch rarely go back, said Georgia Heyward, a research analyst for the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell who has studied four-day school weeks in rural areas.

UW Bothell Pub Night Talk at McMenamins: “Palestine and Palestinians”

shorelineareanews.com, April 19, 2018
“Palestine and Palestinians: Exploring Public Opinion Two Decades after the Oslo Accords,” a Pub Night Talk cosponsored by the University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins.

What’s the secret to Bothell’s economy of innovation?

q13fox.com, April 19, 2018
BOTHELL, Wash — Think innovation and you probably think of Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. And yet there is a seismic shift underway and that shift started -in part – right here in University of Washington Bothell.

Community Vans offer alternative way for Eastside residents to get around

q13fox.com, April 18, 2018
BOTHELL, Wash. – As we continue to explore transit and transportation options around the region, Metro Transit’s Community Connections has come up with a program to help give residents in the Bothell and Woodinville area a creative way to get around using Community Vans. "Well the city of Bothell actually has their own van and access to that van also the one at the University of Washington Bothell campus and there’s also a third one in the city of Woodinville, so people from Bothell have potential of using all three vans," Dreesen said.

Tim Wilson Named Dean Of Student Affairs At University Of Washington Bothell

seattlemedium.com, April 18, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell has selected Timothy L. Wilson as its next dean of student affairs, effective July 10, 2018.

The 4-Day School Week Gets Introduced to Cities and Suburbs

governing.com, April 18, 2018
The public school in Campo, Colorado, hasn’t required all its students to come to class on Fridays for nearly two decades. But rural districts that make the switch rarely go back, said Georgia Heyward, a research analyst for the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell who has studied four-day school weeks in rural areas.

US Media Loves War More Than They Hate Trump

sputniknews.com, April 17, 2018
On this episode of "By Any Means Necessary" Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Paul Dobson, a writer with Venezuelanalysis.com, to talk about the short-lived coup in Venezuela in April 2002 that briefly removed then-President Hugo Chavez from power, and how the incident plays into Venezuela's upcoming elections. In a special second segment Dr. Dan Berger, an associate professor of comparative ethnic studies at the University of Washington Bothell joins the show to talk about the 50th anniversary of the Republic of New Africa, the historical, ideological and organizational legacy of the black nationalist organization, and the current political movements in the American South influenced by the Republic of New Africa.

Bothell’s iconic Country Village to close in 2019

q13fox.com, April 17, 2018
BOTHELL, Wash. – Bothell has become a destination in recent years. There’s an old schoolhouse turned into a hotel-brewpub, the growing University of Washington Bothell campus, and Pop Keeney Stadium - a great place to watch a high school football or soccer game.

Husky Green Awards 2018

green.uw.edu
The Husky Green Awards are celebrating their ninth year of recognizing sustainability leadership at the University of Washington. Winners include Alexa Russo, UW Bothell student sustainability assistant; Amy Lambert, a lecturer in UW Bothell’s School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Science and a visual artist; Husky Green Legacy winner Ruth Johnston, vice chancellor, UW Bothell Planning & Administration, a champion for environmental sustainability at the UW for more than 10 years; honorable mention, Cassie Lubenow, UW Bothell Office of Sustainability staff.

A/PIA community rallies after Lawsin contract renewal denied by 'U'

michigandaily.com, April 16, 2018
As a student at the University of Michigan, 2008 alum Aisa Villarosa fell in love with the Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Program — housed in the American Culture Department — because it allowed her to learn about other cultures and her own heritage. Scott Kurashige left the University for a position at the University of Washington at Bothell in 2014.

Everett’s Cindy Shirley named crew chief for HomeStreet Bank unlimited hydroplane team, a first in modern era

seattletimes.com, April 15, 2018
When Cindy Shirley first got involved with the Miss Madison unlimited hydroplane team, she was just hoping she’d get a chance to wash the boat after races. When she’s not boat racing, Shirley is the director of the Office of Research at the University of Washington-Bothell.

The Socialist Case Against the SAT

jacobinmag.com, April 14, 2018
If you believe in equality, you should defend the SAT,” argues Freddie deBoer in “The Progressive Case for the SAT.” By Wayne Au, professor in the School of Educational Studies and interim dean of diversity and equity and chief diversity officer at the University of Washington Bothell.

University of Washington Bothell names new dean

bothell-reporter.com, April 12, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell has selected Timothy L. Wilson as its next dean of student affairs, effective July 10.

UW Bothell hires new dean of student affairs from Seattle U

heraldnet.com, April 12, 2018
BOTHELL — Tim Wilson is set to join the University of Washington Bothell as its dean of student affairs this summer.

Bastyr University explores the impact climate change has on global health

bothell-reporter.com, April 11, 2018
As Earth Day approaches on April 22, a stand-out group of the world’s leading climate change experts and environmental advocates will gather at Bastyr University on April 11 for a climate change discussion that goes beyond its effects on the weather. Panelists include Jennifer Atkinson, a senior lecturer at the University of Washington Bothell.

A Good Example of Why Need a Weather Radar Along the Oregon Coast-AND-The Northwest Weather Workshop

cliffmass.blogspot.com, April 11, 2018
The value of having a radar on the Washington coast has been so clear since it was installed in 2011, that the lack of radar coverage over a large portion of the Oregon Coast and western Oregon is even more obvious. The Northwest Weather Workshop banquet on Friday night will include an excellent speaker, Professor Dan Jaffe of UW Bothell, who will describe some of the air quality impacts of wildfires.

HomeStreet Bank

djc.com, April 11, 2018
Cindy Shirley is the new crew chief for the Miss HomeStreet hydroplane team, sponsored by Seattle-based HomeStreet Bank. When not racing, Shirley is director of the Office of Research at the University of Washington Bothell.

Bastyr University Explores the Impact Climate Change has on Global Health

prweb.com, April 11, 2018
As Earth Day approaches on April 22, a stand-out group of the world’s leading climate change experts and environmental advocates will gather at Bastyr University on April 11, 2018 for a climate change discussion that goes beyond its effects on the weather. Panelists include Jennifer Atkinson, a senior lecturer at the University of Washington, Bothell.

7 things you (maybe) didn’t know about internships

seattletimes.com, April 10, 2018
For high school student Bryanna Bui, two consecutive summer internships at Pier 69 and Sea-Tac airport improved her confidence through writing projects, event planning and social media tasks. Now Bui is a freshman at University of Washington Bothell, as her internship helped guide her toward a major in media and communication, with a plan to work in public affairs.

Protecting your privacy on Facebook and other social media sites

komonews.com, April 10, 2018
SEATTLE - As Mark Zuckerberg began answering questions on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, local experts are offering advice to protect your data and privacy on Facebook and other social media networks. I think you have to assume that when you’re using social media or you’re doing anything online that it’s public information,” said cybersecurity expert Dr. Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, executive director of the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at the University of Washington Bothell.

Maria Lamarca Anderson new UW Bothell communications director

bothell-reporter.com, April 9, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell has named Maria Lamarca Anderson as its new director of communications.

UW Bothell School of Business, Muckleshoot Tribal College offer program in operations management

auburn-reporter.com, April 9, 2018
This summer the University of Washington Bothell’s School of Business is partnering with the Muckleshoot Tribal College to launch a new certificate program for working professionals in the area of operations management.

Bothell’s Main Street could be opening within a month

bothell-reporter.com, April 4, 2018
Main Street in downtown Bothell could be open within the next month after delays extended the road’s closure for more than five months. Cascadia College and UW Bothell worked with the city to finalize a new master plan and includes a long-term intent to build out on Beardslee Ave to improve the campus and amenities.

Cindy Shirley Named Crew Chief

missmadisonhydro.com, April 4, 2018
Miss Madison, Inc. and sponsor HomeStreet Bank announced Cindy Shirley as Crew Chief of the U-1 Miss HomeStreet unlimited hydroplane. Cindy currently resides in Everett, WA where she is director of the Office of Research at the University of Washington Bothell.

Wanted: Big-City School Superintendents

usnews.com, April 4, 2018
Los Angeles, Washington, Houston, Las Vegas, Oklahoma City and Seattle are just a handful of the big cities looking to fill one of the most important jobs on their payroll – that of the school superintendent. "The superintendent shouldn't come into any city as a man on horseback with a complete solution, nor should they come in as someone to hold the lid on and keep everyone from fighting," says Paull Hill, founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education and professor at the University of Washington Bothell.

Park Naming

seattleweekly.com, April 4, 2018
One way or another, Bothell’s new 89-acre park will recognize the area’s history. Also supporting the fishy name was University of Washington Bothell professor Jeff Jensen. He is leading the charge to save kokanee in nearby Lake Washington.

Bothell campus corporation yard design-build services

djc.com, April 4, 2018
Scope: Provide design-build services for an engineered metal building and outdoor storage area located on the joint University of Washington Bothell Campus (UWB) and Cascadia College to serve as a central shipping, receiving, and maintenance facility.

New Self-driving Tricycle Developed

coherentnews.com, April 4, 2018
A team at the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) developed a small autonomous vehicle, as an inexpensive alternative to an autonomous car.

CNISS Students Test Skills at Cyber Defense Competition

thesubtimes.com, April 3, 2018
While many students spend Spring Break relaxing and enjoying a break from their studies, eight Clover Park Technical College Computer Networking & Information Systems Security students put their learning to the test at the Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The top three teams were University of Washington-Seattle, Western Washington University and UW-Bothell.

Miss HomeStreet Announces First Woman Crew Chief in Modern Hydroplane Racing History

businesswire.com, April 3, 2018
Today, the Miss HomeStreet hydroplane team announced Cindy Shirley as the new Crew Chief, becoming the first woman to ever hold the leadership position on a championship-level team in the turbine-era (or modern era) of professional hydroplane racing. Shirley is director of the University of Washington Bothell Office of Research.

Reader Reactions | Satellite Campuses to design mascots

dailyevergreen.com, April 3, 2018
Readers react to sister campuses creating their own mascot. UW is still Huskies at UW Bothell, but they have a girl Husky mascot for their branch.

Nursing hosts collaborative intl online learning session with University of Washington

ust.edu.ph, April 3, 2018
The very first Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) in University of Santo Tomas (UST) was conducted last March 25, 2018 to May 10, 2018 between University of Washington (Bothell) USA and UST College of Nursing.

Bothell’s largest park is open to visitors and name ideas

heraldnet.com, April 2, 2018
BOTHELL — One way or another, Bothell’s new 89-acre park will recognize the area’s history. Also supporting the fishy name was University of Washington Bothell professor Jeff Jensen. He is leading the charge to save the fish species in nearby Lake Washington.

Kurashige is president of ASA

nwasianweekly.com, April 2, 2018
University of Washington (UW) Bothell Professor Scott Kurashige has been elected president of the American Studies Association (ASA).

Robin Lake to LAUSD: Stop searching for the next superhero — hand your schools the cape

laschoolreport.com, April 2, 2018
For the fifth time in the past 10 years, LAUSD is searching for a new superintendent. 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.


March


Children Who Fail at School but Succeed at Life: Lessons From Lives Well-Lived

tcrecord.org, March 29, 2018
“Children Who Fail at School but Succeed at Life: Lessons From Lives Well-Lived” reviewed by Antony T. Smith of the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington Bothell.

Facing climate change’s emotional impact

columbian.com, March 27, 2018
BOTHELL — When she first started learning about climate change from one of her elders, Fawn Sharp was invited on a helicopter flight over the Olympic Mountains to survey the Mount Anderson glacier. And that gave Jennifer Wren Atkinson, a full-time lecturer in the UW Bothell’s School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, an idea for a class.

Crowdfunding medical care: What does its rise say about Australia's health system?

abc.net.au, March 26, 2018
In the United States, online crowdfunding has been called the "sad, dark future of healthcare." Audio includes Nora Kenworthy, assistant professor, School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Washington Bothell.

Are 4 Day Weeks the Answer to Problems Facing America's School Districts?

yahoo.com, March 25, 2018
As funding questions persist and states face the possibility of West Virginia-style teacher strikes, more school districts across the country are asking whether changing to a four-day week could answer a number of their problems - or even prove beneficial to students. Traditionally, financial desperation had led school districts to make the change to a four-day week, Georgia Heyward, a research analyst with the Center on Reinventing Public Education told Newsweek, but its research suggested that other factors were becoming more central. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

The ‘Silver Tsunami’ and Washington’s skilled worker gap

thelens.news, March 23, 2018
As the older generation of workers is aging out of skilled jobs, what some refer to as the “Silver Tsunami”, many open positions are being created across Washington state. Another problem is colleges turning away students in high-demand fields due to a lack of space, such as at the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia Community College.

Apple's 'field trip' event aims iPad at Chromebook territory

cnet.com, March 23, 2018
Five years ago, Apple appeared to own the education market. "There really is an explosion of interest in the ways tech can help teachers," said Robin Lake, director of the Center for Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington, a nonpartisan research and policy analysis organization tasked with looking at ways to personalize learning for students. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Black holes and beer

heraldnet.com, March 22, 2018
Astrophysicist Joey Shapiro Key, an assistant professor at the University of Washington Bothell’s School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, will discuss “LIGO, Black Holes and Our New View of the Universe,” 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hayne’s Hall at McMenamins Anderson School pub, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell.

‘Black Holes and Our New View of the Universe’

bothell-reporter.com, March 22, 2018
UW Bothell hosts a Pub Night talk at McMenamins that will feature astrophysicist Joey Shapiro Key.

In Cities With Lots of School Choice, Black Students Have Longer Commutes

edweek.org, March 21, 2018
In cities that have embraced school choice policies—be it charter schools, private school vouchers, or even just allowing students to attend any district school they choose—black students travel further to school than their white and Hispanic counterparts. Getting information on school quality and navigating a profusion of different school applications and due dates also create barriers for families when choosing a school—especially for parents with less income, less education, and children with disabilities, according to ongoing research by the Center on Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Professor: Facebook data breach a wake-up call to users

komonews.com, March 20, 2018
SEATTLE – A University of Washington professor who studies cybersecurity issues said the Facebook data breach involving Cambridge Analytica should encourage also social media users to reconsider what they might be offering up in their online profiles. Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, Ph.D., said it is a new kind of surveillance we face in the digital age. Endicott-Popovsky is executive director of the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at the University of Washington Bothell.

INSPIRE STEM FESTIVAL, UW BOTHELL

nwnews.com, March 20, 2018
Science fun for middle-school students March 24 at UW Bothell.

UW Bothell Pub Night Talk at McMenamins: Black Holes and Our New View of the Universe

shorelineareanews.com, March 20, 2018
Astrophysicist Joey Shapiro Key, assistant professor, School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Washington Bothell will be the presenter at Pub Night Tuesday.

Law thwarts public schools’ effort to exclude vendors who work with charter schools

texasmonitor.org, March 20, 2018
Public school districts earlier this year sought to exclude vendors from contracts based on a company’s work for charter schools, according to emails and documents obtained by The Texas Monitor. “No matter what, these districts need to be good stewards of resources, so you want to find the best provider to ensure value,” said Sean Gill, a research analyst at the University of Washington’s Center on Reinventing Public Education, a research group that supports school choice both within and outside the public model. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

What’s wrong with Seattle’s startup scene? Despite top talent, a lack of venture capital stunts growth

geekwire.com, March 16, 2018
After nine years of building a robust cloud services business with thousands of customers, Geeman Yip was ready to raise venture capital. The dearth of regional investment options for entrepreneurs is one of the major findings in the annual Seattle Tech Ecosystem Report, a new study from the University of Washington-Bothell School of Business and iInnovate Network.

Climate change education with an emotional wallop

thestar.com, March 16, 2018
University of Washington Bothell professor Jennifer Wren Atkinson, gleaning from Indigenous tribes and climate scientists, has developed a course to help students “develop the personal resources” to limit climate change — and not give in to despair or denial.

Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County

Heraldnet.com, March 16, 2018
Bothell Block Party and Brewfest: The Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce and UW Bothell team up to put on this annual brewfest from 3 to 8 p.m. May 19 in downtown Bothell.

UW Bothell class helps students face emotional impact of a warming planet

swtimes.com, March 16, 2018
When she first started learning about climate change from one of her elders, Fawn Sharp was invited on a helicopter flight over the Olympic Mountains to survey the Mount Anderson glacier. Loss is a growing issue for people working and living on the front lines of climate change. And that gave Jennifer Wren Atkinson, a full-time lecturer in the UW Bothell’s School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, an idea for a class.

Is the Western U.S. Snowpack Declining "Dramatically"?

cliffmass.blogspot.com, March 15, 2018
Last week a paper (Mote et al., 2018) was published in the journal Climate and Atmospheric Science claiming "dramatic" declines in western U.S snowpack (you can access it here). They unnecessarily scare people and make them anxious, an increasing problem (two days ago the Seattle Times had a front page article about a UW Bothell class dealing with dealing with anxiety about climate change).

Giving to Individuals Rather Than Organizations

philanthropydaily.com, March 15, 2018
In the 20th century, when charity evolved into philanthropy, one of the casualties was that grants shifted away from individuals and towards groups. One study from a team led by University of Washington (Bothell) professor Nora Kenworthy looked at 200 GoFundMe campaigns and found that nine out of ten didn’t meet their fundraising goals.

Film series educates locals on marine wildlife

bothell-reporter.com, March 15, 2018
Multiple local marine resource organizations are collaborating to produce a film series that aims to foster conversations on conservation at local colleges. The film series includes screenings at the University of Washington Bothell and intends to educate locals on the Puget Sound marine environment and the global marine environment.

Impact of a trade war

criticalmention.com, March 14, 2018
Q13 interviews Stephen Holland, a professor of business administration at UW Bothell, about the potential impact a trade war would have on the state of Washington.

New class at UW Bothell on dealing with the impacts of climate change

criticalmention.com, March 14, 2018
KOMO Radio reports a popular new class on climate change at the University of Washington Bothell tackles the emotional dimensions of a warming planet, helping students develop personal resources to deal with a lifetime of witnessing environmental losses.

Feeling it: UW Bothell class helps students face emotional impact of a warming planet

seattletimes.com, March 13, 2018
A popular new class on climate change at the University of Washington Bothell tackles the emotional dimensions of a warming planet, helping students develop personal resources to deal with a lifetime of witnessing environmental losses.

Trump's education secretary has stumbled through a series of high-profile interviews, struggling to explain her own department's policies

businessinsider.com, March 12, 2018
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stumbled through a series of high-profile television interviews, in which she appeared unable to explain or defend several of her department's key policies and admitted that she has never "intentionally visited" the underperforming public schools of which she has been so critical. "Inept/offensive answers on struggling district schools, disproportionate discipline, guns, and school choice," Robin Lake, director of the non-partisan Center on Reinventing Public Education, tweeted. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

What do parents need to know when choosing a school — LAUSD considers what information to include as it refines its unified enrollment system

laschoolreport.com, March 12, 2018
When parents are choosing a school for their children, what do they need to know and how can they best compare schools? Denver also built more tools into its system so parents could narrow their searches, such as for schools with strong special education programs or STEM or arts offerings, said Betheny Gross, research director at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell who has studied common enrollment systems nationwide.

Kristy Leissle: lecturer and chocolate expert

geographical.co.uk, March 12, 2018
Kristy Leissle is a scholar of the global cocoa and chocolate industries. She is a lecturer at the University of Washington Bothell, where she teaches Global Studies. Her new book, “Cocoa,” is out now.

Some Oklahoma teachers say a shorter work week makes up for low pay

educationdive.com, March 12, 2018
Districts typically cut back to four-day weeks to save money on expenses, such as transportation, energy and hourly employees. In a commentary last year, Paul Hill, founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University of Washington, warned against jumping on the four-day “bandwagon,” in spite of how popular it might be with teachers., The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Northshore Senior Center to host gardening event

bothell-reporter.com, March 11, 2018
Marshall Leroy, a graduate of the UW Bothell’s environmental studies program, will be leading a gardening event at 10:15 a.m. at the Northshore Senior Center.

Report Calls for Pressuring School Districts to Turn Over School Sites to Charter Groups

oaklandpost.org, March 10, 2018
A recent report produced by a pro-charter school policy organization says that the continued rapid expansion of charter schools in the Bay Area, including Oakland, has been significantly undercut by the shortage of affordable facilities in a region notorious for out-of-control real estate prices. The 25-page report, “The Slowdown in Bay Area Charter School Growth: Causes and Solutions,” was released in January by Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE). The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

As Ramadan approaches, senators pass religious accommodation bill

dailyuw.com, March 9, 2018
At the last ASUW Student Senate meeting Tuesday, March 6, senator BJ Dondoyano introduced a bill calling for accommodations for religious students. Dondoyano was inspired to draft this bill after reading about UW Bothell professors who rescheduled exams after sunset for their Muslim students during Ramadan.

What is the biggest challenge facing women today?

stateofnatureblog.com, March 8, 2018
This month, to mark International Women’s Day on March 8th, we asked a number of women academics: What is the biggest challenge facing women today? My first thought to the question, ‘What is the biggest challenge facing women today?’ was, ‘which women?’ By Julie Shayne, UW Bothell faculty.

The Awful Plight of Washington D.C. Schools Reveals the Failure of Portfolio-Style Reform

sandiegofreepress.org, March 8, 2018
Washington D.C. schools are classified as a portfolio district by the Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE). The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

NEPC Review: Unlocking Potential: How Political Skill Can Maximize Superintendent Effectiveness (Center for Reinventing Public Education, January 2018)

nepc.colorado.edu, March 2018
William J. Mathis of University of Colorado Boulder reviews report on school superintendents from the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

STUDENT OF THE MONTH - FEBRUARY 2018

nwnews.com, March 6, 2018
The Woodinville Chamber was pleased to honor our February 2018 Student of the Month, sponsored by the Mathnasium Woodinville, with Trish Evans, Center Director. This month’s featured student was Dominick Juarez, a Junior at University of Washington Bothell.

Meet The Interns! 2018 Edition

sweeneyconrad.com, March 5, 2018
Sweeney Conrad hires tax interns who are absolutely essential to our busy season success. Josie Parkhurst: Josie will be graduating from University of Washington’s Bothell campus in June of this year.

Ex-NSA Cyber Expert: Let Industry Lead on Grid Defense

rtoinsider.com, March 4, 2018
FERC needs to stop issuing new cybersecurity standards in order to allow the electric industry to develop innovative defenses to vulnerable industrial control systems — and the National Guard should be ready to respond if an attack succeeds, witnesses told the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Thursday. Such an event would call for the National Guard, said Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, executive director of the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at the University of Washington Bothell.

Conquering Attention Residue

clomedia.com, March 2, 2018
In a workday jam-packed with communications and a glut of information, it’s easy to get bogged down, interrupted and downright distracted. Recent research by Sophie Leroy, an assistant professor in the UW Bothell School of Business, reveals that interruptions throughout the day — like meetings or an ever-pinging inbox — may be shattering employees’ ability to focus and ultimately hurting their performance.

Awful Plight of the Washington D.C. Schools

tultican.com, March 2, 2018
Washington D.C. schools are classified as a portfolio district by the Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE). CRPE is the Bill Gates funded think tank on the campus of the University of Washington Bothell whose primary function is to promote portfolio district governance.

pecial film showings around Snohomish County

heraldnet.com, March 1, 2018
Marine movies: Learn more about Puget Sound and global marine environment through the Our Coast Community Film Series. See “Return of the River” 7 to 9 p.m. March 1 at University of Washington-Bothell, North Creek Events Center.


February


Chicago Sticks to Portfolio School Reform Despite All the Evidence that It Isn’t Working

janresseger.wordpress.com, Feb. 28, 2018
Inertia is a scientific term from physics: something in motion will stay in motion unless some kind of external force changes its speed or trajectory. The academic outfit that promotes portfolio school reform is the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University of Washington Bothell.

Will Indianapolis change its magnet admission rules to keep siblings together?

chalkbeat.org, Feb. 28, 2018
With two daughters enrolled, Jennifer Anderson and her husband knew they loved the community at School 27. As cities across the country move to common enrollment, they encounter similar issues, said Betheny Gross, a researcher with the Center for Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

WSP picked for Seattle bus rapid transit

theconstructionindex.co.uk, Feb. 28, 2018
The WSP consultancy contract for the I-405 BRT project follows approval earlier this month for consultancy work on another BRT scheme, the SR 522. The project includes nine stations with additional parking at Lake Forest Park, Kenmore and Bothell; and an expanded transit centre at UW Bothell.

Some Yakima Valley businesses are thinking inside the box

yakimaherald.com, Feb. 26, 2018
When Kent Waliser, director of vineyard operations for Sagemoor Vineyards, is in Seattle, he asks people if they’ve visited Eastern Washington. The draw of these boxes is the blend of convenient online shopping with the thrill of discovery shoppers enjoy when browsing in a traditional retail store, said Sandeep Krishnamurthy, dean of School of Business at the University of Washington-Bothell.

4 Ways Philadelphia Can Keep Its Schools Moving in the Right Direction as District Prepares to Retake Local Control

the74million.org, Feb. 25, 2018
The nominating panel charged with selecting candidates for Philadelphia’s new nine-member school board has received its last application. By Georgia Heyward, a research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

Distracted by interruptions? Science offers tips for focusing

cbc.ca, Feb. 25, 2018
It's the bane of workplace productivity: interruptions. Sophie Leroy thinks we can get better at managing interruptions. She's an assistant professor at the University of Washington Bothell, School of Business, where she studies attention.

The hidden costs of crowdfunding medical care

abc.net.au, Feb, 24, 2018
In the United States online crowdfunding has been called the "sad, dark future of healthcare." "The idea of a brave child … or the male breadwinner who has been struck down by an early onset case of cancer — these are dominant tropes," Nora Kenworthy, an assistant professor at the University of Washington Bothell, said.

Have a 'ready to resume' plan when switching tasks

criticalmention.com, Feb. 23, 2018
Sophie Leroy, UW Bothell assistant professor of business, is interviewed on KOMO Radio about her research on efficient multitasking.

How KIPP’s observers and allies are reacting to co-founder Mike Feinberg’s firing

chalkbeat.org, Feb. 23, 2018
A day after one of the education reform movement’s most prominent figures was fired, his colleagues are grappling with their shock over the allegations that led to his termination and with what the news might mean for the schools he founded and the movement as a whole. Robin Lake of the Center for Reinventing Public Education, which is generally supportive of charters: “I really don’t think of this as a charter schools issue. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

How KIPP’s observers and allies are reacting to co-founder Mike Feinberg’s firing

chalkbeat.org, Feb. 23, 2018
A day after one of the education reform movement’s most prominent figures was fired, his colleagues are grappling with their shock over the allegations that led to his termination and with what the news might mean for the schools he founded and the movement as a whole. Quotes Robin Lake of the Center for Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

Education advocates work to increase teacher diversity in Edmonds | Guest View

edmondsbeacon.villagesoup.com, Feb. 23, 2018
The Feb. 8 Edmonds Beacon article titled “Helping to solve the educational diversity gap” highlights the struggle many districts face, including Edmonds, to recruit, retain and support teachers of color. The Edmonds School District, in partnership with Edmonds Community College, Hazel Miller Foundation and UW Bothell, began a serious commitment to increase and support more teachers of color.

Pub Night Talk at McMenamins: Early history of blacks in King County

shorelineareanews.com, Feb. 23, 2018
Historian Quintard Taylor, UW professor emeritus will speak on “Seeking Freedom in the Pacific Northwest: The Early History of Blacks in Seattle and King County," at a Pub Night Talk cosponsored by the University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins Tuesday Feb. 27 at 7 p.m.

A home away from home for Pacific Islander students at the Burke Museum

iexaminer.org, Feb. 23, 2018
When she’s in the back rooms of the Burke Museum, Randizia Crisostomo enjoys spending time with artifacts from the Pacific Islands. Crisostomo, the museum’s community outreach coordinator for Oceania and Asia, is a graduate student at the University of Washington Bothell.

Study finds social tags highly accurate, reliable among consumer perception metrics

phys.org, Feb. 23, 2018
Consumers are rarely far from their phones, which makes it easy for them to share their experiences on platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Yelp. They are a powerful new tool for assessing consumer perceptions of products and brands, Smith School professors P.K. Kannan and Yogesh Joshi report in their study, "Harvesting Brand Information from Social Tags," published recently in the Journal of Marketing with co-author Hyoryung Nam of the University of Washington Bothell.

UW remembers Japanese incarceration

dailyuw.com, Feb. 22, 2018
The UW Japanese Student Association, Asian Student Commission, and Middle Eastern Student Commission held a day of remembrance at the Intellectual House on Wednesday to commemorate the detainment of thousands of Japanese-Americans by the U.S. government during World War II. “Over 30,000 Japanese-Americans served in World War II,” said Scott Kurashige, a professor of history at UW Bothell.

Free movies focus on local waters

heraldnet.com, Feb. 22, 2018
Learn more about Puget Sound and the global marine environment through a free “Our Coast” film series, offered by the Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee on various nights through April. 7-9 p.m. March 1 in the North Creek Events Center at the University of Washington Bothell, 18115 Campus Way NE.

A better way to deal with those constant interruptions

nbcnews.com, Feb. 21, 2018
Life, especially at the office, is just one distraction after another. It’s not uncommon for office workers to be interrupted as much as every three to 11 minutes, studies show. “Interruptions are very difficult for the brain to execute, in part because we have a fundamental need for completion,” said Sophie Leroy, an associate professor at the University of Washington Bothell’s School of Business.

As the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools turns 10, a new report shows this unique turnaround model is driving big gains at struggling campuses

laschoolreport.com, Feb. 21, 2018
Maria Ruiz worried about her three sons’ education in Boyle Heights, a low-income Los Angeles neighborhood where she felt the public schools were dangerous and neglected. Another educational research organization, the Center on Reinventing Public Education, published a study in October on the partnership model after discovering a sudden proliferation of this type of in-district school turnaround model in 10 cities throughout the country. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

What is transformational leadership? A model for motivating innovation

cio.com.au, Feb. 21, 2018
Transformational leadership is a leadership style in which leaders encourage, inspire and motivate employees to innovate and create change that will help grow and shape the future success of the company. List of universities with program includes University of Washington: Bothell School of Business Transformational Leadership Development Programs.

UW Bothell seminar aims to help students cope with climate change concerns

bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 20, 2018
After hearing environmental studies students say they wanted to change majors because pursuing an ecological career seemed too “depressing,” University of Washington Bothell lecturer Jennifer Atkinson decided it was time to start a new kind of environmental class.

Do More, Be More

425business.com, Feb. 19, 2018
When it comes to education, there generally are three types of people: those who don’t go to college, those who do and obtain an undergraduate degree for their own edification or at the behest of Mom and Dad, and those who are never satisfied with the status quo and revisit the collegiate world throughout their working years. Susan Jeffords, vice chancellor for academic affairs at UW Bothell, said teaching master’s degree students who actively choose to be in the classroom is one of the best experiences an educator can have.

Weisberg & Campbell: 3 Ways Charter Schools Can Make Sure They Recruit, Hire, and Retain the Teachers They Need

the74million.org, Feb. 19, 2018
Summer vacation may still be months away, but school leaders across the country are already gearing up to hire teachers for the next school year. In a recent analysis of 18 high-choice cities, the University of Washington Bothell’s Center on Reinventing Public Education found that school districts often did not collect detailed enough data about teacher vacancies and shortage areas to create clear hiring and retention strategies — but the charter sector was in even worse shape.

Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars and Students, 2017-18

chronicle.com, Feb. 18, 2018
Three research universities had 10 or more Fulbright scholars in the 2017-18 academic year, and 13 research universities and two bachelor's institutions had 20 or more students who were awarded Fulbright grants. University of Washington Bothell is listed among the top master’s institutions with three awards.

7 African-Americans honored for ‘2018 Strong Men & Strong Women in Virginia History’

richmondfreepress.com, Feb. 17, 2018
Seven outstanding African-American leaders were celebrated during the sixth annual “Strong Men & Women in Virginia History” awards program Feb. 7 at a Downtown hotel. Warren Wesley Buck III of Hampton, a physicist and educator, is a former chancellor of the University of Washington Bothell.

Human feces found in locker of UW Bothell building | Bothell blotter Jan. 30-Feb. 4

bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 15, 2018
Wednesday, Jan. 31 Suspicious circumstances: A male subject reported that human feces had been found in a locker in the “reflection area” of a building on the campus of UW Bothell primarily utilized for prayer by Muslim students.

Months of Searching Still Hasn’t Found New Schools Chancellor

nytimes.com, Feb. 14, 2018
It is arguably the highest-profile job in elementary and secondary education: chancellor of the New York City school system, with its 1.1 million students and $31 billion annual budget. Paul Hill, a professor at the University of Washington Bothell and the founder of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, said that there was a cyclical nature to the leadership of school systems, where the aggressive innovations of an outsider like Mr. Klein lead to demands for “an insider, somebody that educators identify with,” like Ms. Fariña, who had been a teacher and principal in New York.

Feb. 22 UT Honors Symposium to Explore Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era

ut.edu, Feb. 13, 2018
On Thursday, Feb. 22, Dan Berger, who is an associate professor of comparative ethnic studies and U.S. history at The University of Washington Bothell, will discuss "Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era" as part of The University of Tampa's Honors Program symposia series.

Inside The Virtual Schools Lobby: 'I Trust Parents'

wuwm.com, Feb. 13, 2018
A free day at the aquarium! For Marcey Morse, a mother of two, it sounded pretty good. They found that, with slight variations across states and types of students, those who enrolled in virtual schools were falling far behind. Those students "were losing the equivalent of something like 70 days of reading and 180 days of math," says Robin Lake, the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell, who oversaw the studies.

Inside The Virtual Schools Lobby: 'I Trust Parents'

kuow.org, Feb. 13, 2018
A free day at the aquarium! For Marcey Morse, a mother of two, it sounded pretty good. Students who enrolled in virtual schools were falling far behind. Those students "were losing the equivalent of something like 70 days of reading and 180 days of math," says Robin Lake, the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell, who oversaw the studies.

The Cost of Personalized Learning? Six Figures, Then Status Quo

edweek.org, Feb. 13, 2018
Shifting to a personalized-learning model requires that schools make a six-figure upfront investment, more than 40 percent of which is likely to go to technology, according to a new analysis of six "breakthrough" Chicago district and charter schools. One barrier to change: principals lacked the flexibility to create new career pathways and compensation schedules for teachers moving into leadership roles. The findings broadly mirror the results of a similar analysis undertaken in 2016 by the Center on Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Stay on task with a plan for productivity - New Day Northwest

king5.com, Feb. 13, 2018
Stay on task and plan for productivity with a "ready-to-resume" plan, a concept researched by Dr. Sophie Leroy, assistant professor in the UW Bothell School of Business.

Why crowdfunding can’t fill gaps in United States health care system

blogarama.com, Feb. 12, 2018
After her daughter was born, Fisher thought the worst was over. “This is something we see as a canary in a coal mine,” said Lauren Berliner, co-author of a 2017 University of Washington Bothell study that looked at inequalities in medical crowdfunding.

'A tiny Band-Aid on a gaping wound': Why crowdfunding can't fill gaps in U.S. health care

cbc.ca, Feb. 12, 2018
Erin Fisher's problems began in 2016, when she was pregnant with her second daughter. "This is something we see as a canary in a coal mine," said Lauren Berliner, co-author of a 2017 University of Washington Bothell study that looked at inequalities in medical crowdfunding.

UW Bothell campus corporation yard design-build services - Advance notice

djc.com, Feb. 12, 2018
Scope: Design and build the UW Bothell campus corporation yard on the Chase House site.

Detroit Superintendent Nikolai Vitti aims big, says "Our kids can achieve at high levels"

freep.com, Feb. 12, 2018
The Detroit school board has approved an ambitious agenda for the next five years that calls for raising reading proficiency among third graders. Given the district's history and challenges, the need to rebuild trust among families and the need to increase enrollment, there's a risk to over-promising and under-delivering, said Ashley Jochim, senior research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education in Seattle. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Wanted: Cybersecurity professionals to protect data

newyork.crains.com, Feb. 10, 2018
These days, hacked is considered a four-letter word for most organizations. Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, executive director of the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at the University of Washington Bothell, estimates there are two jobs in the state for every one person employed in cybersecurity.

Inspiring college students highlighted

heraldnet.com, Feb. 10, 2018
The Washington State Association of College Trustees on Jan. 22 honored 34 community and technical college students as 2018 Transforming Lives award winners. LaShanata Sealy, a former high school dropout and former addict who took adult basic education classes and earned her GED from Cascadia College. She now heads to the University of Washington Bothell to study health.

Women in leadership: 5 skills that empower women in the workplace

seattletimes.com, Feb. 9, 2018
Women in business often face a unique set of challenges, especially when they pursue executive-level positions. By University of Washington Bothell School of Business.

THE LATEST INNOVATIONS AND STRATEGIES IN GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE

washingtonnature.org, Feb. 9, 2018
Today at Cascadia College at UW Bothell, close to 200 green-infrastructure leaders from around Puget Sound are gathering at the third annual Green Infrastructure Summit hosted by Stewardship Partners and the City Habitats Coalition to discuss the latest innovations and strategies.

5 Inspiring Women In STEM at UWB

hercampus.com, Feb. 9, 2018
Alaron Lewis, Joey Shapiro Key, Laurie Anderson, Min Chen, Geetha Thamilarasu.

Oluo to keynote 4th annual Equity and Inclusion Conference at UW Bothell

bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 8, 2018
Ijeoma Oluo will be the keynote speaker at the University of Washington Bothell’s fourth annual Equity and Inclusion Conference.

School District 27J should reconsider shortening its school week

denverpost.com, Feb. 8, 2018
Brighton-based School District 27J is considering moving to a four-day school week with longer school days. According to Dr. Paul T. Hill of the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), districts often overestimate the savings they will achieve from reducing the number of school days. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Washington Solicitor General Noah Purcell speaks on travel ban challenge Thursday at UW Bothell

shorelineareanews.com, Feb. 7, 2018
Noah Purcell, Washington state solicitor general, will speak on the state's challenge to President Trump’s travel ban Thursday at UW Bothell.

Bill Gates’ curriculum conundrum

chalkbeat.org, Feb. 7, 2018
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has a new plan for public schools. An effort to put in place a common enrollment system for district and charter schools — seen by some as a key to the “portfolio model” — has fallen short in Boston. A report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education chalked that up to the “heated rhetoric” resulting from a failed ballot initiative to expand charter schools in 2016. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Distracted? Use This Hack to Get Back On Track

rewire.org, Feb. 7, 2018
We all have days at work when we feel that, try as we might, we just can’t get anything done. Sophie Leroy, an assistant professor in the University of Washington Bothell School of Business calls those lingering worries “attention residue,” and they can prevent you from focusing and hitting your deadlines.

Oklahoma schools go on four-day weeks so teachers can make rent by working at Walmart on Mondays

boingboing.net, Feb. 7, 2018
In 1992, Oklahoma passed a ballot initiative saying that the state could only raise taxes with a three quarters majority in the state assembly, creating a one-way ratchet where every tax cut becomes effectively permanent, including the sweetheart deals cut for frackers and the deep cuts to taxes on the wealthiest residents of the state. Cash-strapped districts that have gone to four-day weeks save 1 or 2 percent at most, says. Paull Hill of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Bothell plan: New student housing, academic buildings

bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 5, 2018
BOTHELL — There is still room to grow. And that’s what University of Washington Bothell is poised to do.

In N.J., new administration giving 'pause' to charter schools

philly.com, Feb. 5, 2018
Kindergartners spun around in hula hoops and chased each other across a gym floor at Camden’s Pride Charter School this week, a joyful explosion of energy as recess began. With controversy over school-choice advocate Betsy DeVos’ selection as U.S. secretary of education, “charters have been kind of wrapped up in school choice and vouchers and associated with the Trump administration. Especially in blue states and cities that tend to be Democrat-oriented, that adds to the politics,” said Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.

UW Bothell plan: New student housing, academic buildings

heraldnet.com, Feb. 5, 2018
BOTHELL — There is still room to grow. And that’s what University of Washington Bothell is poised to do.

Washington Solicitor General Noah Purcell to speak on travel ban challenge on Feb. 8

bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 2, 2018
Washington Solicitor General Noah Purcell will be speaking about President Donald Trump’s travel ban on Feb. 8 from 4 to 5:45 p.m. at UW Bothell’s Activities and Recreation Center.

Buendia becomes campus resource officer at UW Bothell, Cascadia

bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 2, 2018
Bothell Police Officer Bobby Buendia, the new campus resource officer for the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College, began his career in Honolulu, where he was born and attended Hawaii Pacific University on a baseball scholarship.

#MeToo is riding a new wave of feminism in India

www.upi.com, Feb. 2, 2018
Reading other women's #MeToo stories brings back memories of my sexual abuse as a young girl growing up in the late 1970s and 1980s in India. By Alka Kurian, University of Washington, Bothell.

The #MeToo movement marks the rise of a new era in Indian feminism

qz.com, Feb. 2, 2018
Reading other women’s #MeToo stories brings back memories of my sexual abuse as a young girl growing up in the late 1970s and 1980s in India. By Alka Kurian, University of Washington Bothell.

Report: Lack of local venture funding holds Seattle startups back

Bizjounrals.com, Feb. 1, 2018
Seattle has become an innovation hub in recent years, as Silicon Valley tech companies continue to open offices in the Puget Sound region. Researchers from the University of Washington Bothell and Iinnovate Leadership Network surveyed Seattle’s tech ecosystem over the last year using investor interviews and data from PitchBook and Angel.co to see what’s going on and provide a guide to Seattle's tech ecosystem for entrepreneurs.

The Future of the Charter School Movement Requires a New Political Strategy

educationnext.org, Feb. 1, 2018
The national charter movement grew because people from diverse perspectives agreed on the need for a new form of public school free of bureaucratic and union constraints. By Robin J. Lake and Paul Hill of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.


January


Lawmakers asked to back Dreamers

spokesman.com, Jan. 31, 2018
OLYMPIA – Congress should protect “Dreamers” by freezing deportations and allowing them to build a future in the country where they grew up, a resolution in the Legislature says. Another Dreamer, Salvador Salazar who studies at the University of Washington Bothell, said Dreamers need a permanent path to citizenship.

Students lobby for state funded tuition grants

bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 31, 2018
University of Washington students from the Bothell, Seattle, and Tacoma campuses met with lawmakers on Monday to lobby for support of higher education bills during the annual Huskies on the Hill lobby day.

Ed reform think tank declares unified enrollment dead in Boston

baystatebanner.com, Jan. 31, 2018
A year ago, members of the Boston Compact, a team of city, charter school and BPS officials, said they would soon release a plan for unified enrollment, a one-stop process through which parents signing their children up for BPS schools would also be added to the charter school application process. “… [T]he heated rhetoric over the ballot initiative — which focused on how increased charter school enrollments would impact school districts around the state — dealt a fatal blow to the work in Boston,” reads a January 2018 report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), a Washington-based education reform think tank funded by corporate philanthropists including the Gates and Walton foundations. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Students lobby for state funded tuition grants

redmond-reporter.com, Jan. 31, 2018
University of Washington students from the Bothell, Seattle, and Tacoma campuses met with lawmakers on Monday to lobby for support of higher education bills during the annual Huskies on the Hill lobby day.

Lawmakers asked to back Dreamers

spokesman.com, Jan. 31, 2018
OLYMPIA – Congress should protect “Dreamers” by freezing deportations and allowing them to build a future in the country where they grew up, a resolution in the Legislature says. Another Dreamer, Salvador Salazar who studies at the University of Washington Bothell, said Dreamers need a permanent path to citizenship.

Growth of Charter Schools Is Slowing Down. Here's What's Behind the Trend

edweek.org, Jan. 30, 2018
For many years, charter schools have been expanding at an impressive clip in the U.S.—adding thousands of students and hundreds of schools every year. To better understand this nationwide trend, researchers with the Center on Reinventing Public Education zeroed in on the San Francisco Bay Area, a region where a long run of robust charter growth has recently tapered off. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

SEATTLE EDUCATORS, STUDENTS PRIMED FOR “BLACK LIVES MATTER AT SCHOOL” WEEK

southseattleemerald.com, Jan. 30, 2018
Seattle based activists, teachers, and volunteers announced Monday afternoon a new five-day, nationally coordinated action to teach K-12 grade students about institutional racism, black history, and black identity. Hear how University of Washington Bothell Professor of Education Studies and John Muir Elementary parent Wayne Au explores topics of race with his 8-year-old son.

Proposal: The Future of the Charter School Movement Requires a New Political Strategy

the74million.org, Jan. 30, 2018
The national charter movement grew because people from diverse perspectives agreed on the need for a new form of public school free of bureaucratic and union constraints. By Robin Lake,s 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, Cascadia College Approve Master Plan

425business.com, Jan. 29, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College approved a 20-year master plan, which includes additional housing and parking for an increased student population.

Career Spent Breaking the Tie in Favor of New Jersey’s Children

the74million.org, Jan. 29, 2018
When then-Gov. Chris Christie announced in 2015 that Chris Cerf would replace the divisive, albeit visionary, Cami Anderson as superintendent of Newark Public Schools, Star-Ledger editor Tom Moran jeered, “if Cerf lasts three years in this job, I’ll light my hair on fire.” Another report, from the Center for Reinventing Public Education, surveyed 50 cities across the country and found that “only about 8 percent of disadvantaged students were enrolled in ‘beat the odds’ schools,” except for one “outlier” — Newark — with “close to 40 percent of students enrolled in ‘beat the odds’ schools in both math and reading.” The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Measuring Up: The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Releases 9th Annual Rankings of

State Public Charter School Laws bizjournals.com, Jan. 29, 2018
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released its annual state-by-state ranking of public charter school laws, entitled Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Public Charter School Laws, Ninth Edition. Separate studies by the Center on Reinventing Public Education and Mathematica Policy Research have found that charter school students are more likely to graduate from high school, go on to college, stay in college and have higher earnings in early adulthood. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

UMN research shows planning helps productivity

mndaily.com, Jan. 29, 2018
New research shows focus suffers when tasks are interrupted and workers don’t have a plan in place. The brain has “a hard time letting go” of tasks when interrupted, said co-author Sophie Leroy, a faculty member at the University of Washington and former Carlson professor.

School tragedy set her on course to become a nurse

heraldnet.com, Jan. 29, 2018
MARYSVILLE — A public tragedy was personal for Marysville Pilchuck High School senior Cheyenne Coe, 18, who cites the October 2014 shootings as one part of her emotional drive to become an emergency room nurse. Q: You’re applying to the University of Washington Bothell, and hope to go from there to Everett Community College’s nursing school. After that? A: After working for a few years I plan to go back and get my master’s and maybe be a nurse practitioner as well as in the ER.

Does the big boss really matter in big-city school districts?

washingtonpost.com, Jan. 28, 2018
School district superintendents are often nice people, but boring. Can Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim of the University of Washington save NYC and LA from fractious politics and stopgap solutions? Probably not. But they offer enough shrewd insights to help us decide whether new superintendents in those cities and your city have any hope of progress. Their report for the Center on Reinventing Public Education is titled “Unlocking Potential: How Political Skill Can Maximize Superintendent Effectiveness.” The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

The University of Washington's Dan Berger discusses excesses of incarceration in new book 'Rethinking the American Prison Movement'

newswise.com, Jan 25, 2018
Newswise — Dan Berger is an associate professor in the University of Washington Bothell School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences and the author of many books and articles, including the 2014 book, "Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era."

Bill Robbins to speak at the Anderson School as part of Pub Night Talk series

bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 25, 2018
Pub Night Talk event “The Malheur Occupation and Public Lands in the American West,” co-sponsored by the University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins, will be held at the Anderson School’s Hayne’s Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m.

Feeling hopeless about climate change? There’s a class for that (at UW Bothell)

q13fox.com, Jan. 24, 2018
BOTHELL, Wash. — A new class aims to give hope and comfort to scientists, educators, and activists feeling utterly depressed about climate change. The University of Washington Bothell is offering “Environmental Grief & Climate Anxiety,” a class for those who feel “increasingly hopeless about mass extinctions, melting ice sheets and dying oceans.”

Free upcoming film series to focus on local and global marine shorelines

bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 24, 2018
Snohomish County residents interested in learning more about the Puget Sound and global marine environment are invited to attend a free community film series. Several events will be hosted by UW Bothell, all from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Are Florida prisons suppressing an inmate strike or just lying about it?

washingtonpost.com, Jan. 24, 2018
In the weeks leading up to Martin Luther King Day, prisoners in Florida promised to celebrate in a manner the slain civil rights leader would have appreciated: by going on strike for a month. By Dan Berger, associate professor of comparative ethnic studies at the University of Washington Bothell.

MASTER PLAN APPROVED TO GUIDE UW BOTHELL / CASCADIA COLLEGE CAMPUS DEVELOPMENT

nwnews.com, Jan. 23, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College now have a new campus master plan to help guide development of the campus for the next 20 years.

Pub Night Talk at McMenamins: “The Malheur Occupation and Public Lands in the American West”

shorelineareanews.com, Jan. 23, 2018
Bill Robbins, emeritus distinguished professor of history at Oregon State University, will give a Pub Night Talk on “The Malheur Occupation and Public Lands in the American West,” cosponsored by the University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins.

1st District receives $57 million for infrastructure projects

bothell-reporter.com, Jan 22, 2018
The state capital construction budget passed late on Jan. 18 and will provide funding for numerous 1st District infrastructure projects. Numerous local projects within the 1st District received funding, including: $29.5 million for a new parking structure at Cascadia College, $3 million for UW Bothell for pre-design for a new STEM sciences building.

To Better Focus on a New Task, Try This Plan

govexec.com, Jan. 22, 2018
When you have to switch tasks at work, making a plan to return to and finish the task you’re leaving can help you better focus on the new, interrupting work, according to new research. Taking a minute when interrupted to create a “ready-to-resume” plan can help you disengage and move on, avoiding what Sophie Leroy, an assistant professor in the University of Washington’s Bothell School of Business, calls “attention residue.”

Still Dreaming: HHSA Honors MLK

dailyuw.com, Jan. 22, 2018
Performers approached their art from a social justice oriented lens at the Hip Hop Student Association's "Still Dreaming: A UWHHSA Showcase in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr." at the Ethnic Cultural Theater on Thursday Jan. 18. Essam, a UW Bothell graduate, drove the show home with his politicized rapping.

Master plan approved to guide UW Bothell / Cascadia College campus development

shorelineareanews.com, Jan. 22, 2018
The University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College now have a new campus master plan to help guide development of the Bothell campus for the next 20 years.

The one trick that can help you deal with interruptions at work, according to science

eveningtimes.co.uk, Jan. 20, 2018
Getting constantly interrupted at work can make it hard to focus on the task at hand, but scientists believe they may have an answer to the problem. Sophie Leroy from the University of Washington Bothell School of Business said: “We have to proactively manage the way we transition between tasks to help our attention be more focused and less distracted or divided among everything we have on our plate.

Here's How to Deal With Interruptions at Work, According to Science

sciencealert.com, Jan. 19, 2018
The working day is hectic enough without regular interruptions from your co-workers, your email inbox, and the smartphone in your pocket, but scientists have come up with a formula for keeping your productivity up even on a fragmented schedule. "We have to proactively manage the way we transition between tasks to help our attention be more focused and less distracted or divided among everything we have on our plate," says one of the researchers, Sophie Leroy from the University of Washington Bothell School of Business.

The one trick that can help you deal with interruptions at work, according to science

irishnews.com, Jan. 19, 2018
Getting constantly interrupted at work can make it hard to focus on the task at hand, but scientists believe they may have an answer to the problem. Sophie Leroy from the University of Washington Bothell School of Business said: “We have to proactively manage the way we transition between tasks to help our attention be more focused and less distracted or divided among everything we have on our plate.

CREATING REGIONAL CONNECTIONS—UW BOTHELL ALUMNI AT 21 ACRES

21acres.org, Jan. 18, 2018
UW Bothell Magazine published an excellent article featuring our Volunteer Coordinator, and UW Bothell alum, Gretchen Johnson!

How to Recover from Interruptions

carriermanagement.com, Jan. 17, 2018
Get interrupted at work much? Making a quick plan for returning to and completing the task you’re leaving will help you focus better on the interrupting work, according to new research from the University of Washington.

With Churn at the Nation’s 3 Largest School Districts, Experts Agree: A Good Superintendent Is Hard to Find

the74million.org, Jan. 17, 2018
The recent announcement that Michelle King will retire as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District by the end of the school year brought several months of uncertainty to a very sad end. Some years ago the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) put out a survey of superintendents titled “The Impossible Job,” recalls Robin Lake, the center’s executive director. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Study finds strategy to recover from interruptions at work

phys.org, Jan. 17, 2018
Get interrupted at work much? Taking a minute when interrupted to create a "ready-to-resume" plan can help you disengage and move on, avoiding what Sophie Leroy, an assistant professor in the UW Bothell School of Business, calls "attention residue"—that is, continuing to worry and think about the last work when you need to pivot fully to the new task.

Report: 'Savvy leadership' necessary to make district-charter collaboration work

educationdive.com, Jan. 17, 2018
Successful district-charter partnerships require “savvy leadership” and intentional efforts to build a coalition that involves city leaders and community organizations, according to a new report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University of Washington Bothell.

Robin Lake: Denver’s Storied Portfolio District Is Starting to Act Like Just Another City School System

the74million.org, Jan. 16, 2018
Denver Public Schools hosts endless visits from civic and district leaders looking for ways to reinvent public education. 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.

Diversity By Design

425business.com, Jan. 15, 2018
The tech industry recently has made headlines for unenviable reasons. Anemic diversity demographics and sexual harassment issues are top of mind for students and staff at the University of Washington Bothell’s Digital Future Lab.

Underinsured Americans increasingly reliant on medical crowdfunding

lifehealthpro.ca, Jan. 15, 2018
As the current US administration moves to alter healthcare policy, effectively reducing the federal government’s responsibility in ensuring coverage for all Americans, more and more families are being exposed to huge medical costs. According to a University of Washington Bothell study of 200 GoFundMe medical campaigns, nine out of 10 efforts did not meet their goals.

Rotary honors Students of the Month at Everett high schools

heraldnet.com, Jan. 14, 2018
The Rotary Club of Everett honors Students of the Month from local high schools. Honored from Everett High School were Karia Equihua, who intends to pursue a business degree from the University of Washington Bothell.

Housing market update: Low inventory does not reduce demand

bothell-reporter.com, Jan 11, 2018
The number of homes available for purchase in December 2017, was exceptionally low in both Bothell and Kenmore, even by “typical” end-of-year standards. In Bothell, Spencer surmises that the Sammamish River Trail and the University of Washington Bothell are attractive, as well as the overall mix of metropolitan amenities with the charm of a walkable downtown.

What are the crows talking about? Researchers are listening in

tribstar.com, Jan. 11, 2018
Another winter. Another congregation of crows in Terre Haute. Researchers at the University of Washington’s campus in Bothell may uncover some answers about how crows communicate and react to each other, and to outside forces.

Whitmire: Want to Serve Student Interests in District-Charter Partnerships? New Study Advises Tackling the Adult Politics First

the74million.org, Jan. 11, 2018
Few among us can resist the “You’re Doing It Wrong” journalistic fad, in which experts weigh in on the truly correct way to, let’s say, fry an egg or wash your hands. That YDIW phenomenon came to mind as I read the new study from the Center on Reinventing Public Education on the tricky politics behind district-charter collaborations. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

1st District legislators talk priorities for 2018 session

bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 9, 2018
Washington’s 1st Legislative District held its inaugural legislative kick-off event last week for constituents to hear the priorities for the 2018 session that started Monday. University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College hosted 1st District Sen. Guy Palumbo and Reps. Shelley Kloba and Derek Stanford.

Metro pilot program in Bothell offers alternative modes of transportation

bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 9, 2018
A new rideshare program has started up with King County Metro. University of Washington Bothell community transportation coordinator Kristi Dreessen helped with the beginning stages of Community Van as it was implemented in Bothell and Woodinville.

UCLA initiative promotes school collaboration to improve math performance

edsource.org, Jan. 9, 2018
In bringing together principals of charter schools and regular public schools, a new university-based initiative is attempting to salve wounds inflicted by the rawest conflict in the nation’s second-largest district. The network could be a model to help L.A. Unified promote more collaboration between charters and district-managed schools, said Robin Lake, director of the Seattle-based Center on Reinventing Public Education, a University of Washington Bothell institute that has studied district-charter collaborations nationwide.

The Fatal Attraction of a Murder of Crows

thestranger.com, Jan. 5, 2018
We can not forgive the opening sentence of this almost interesting Seattle Times piece, "What’s with all the cawing? UW team eavesdrops on crows": "If a congregation of crows is called a murder, then the nightly gathering at North Creek Wetlands could be described as a massacre." That said, the story, which concerns the 16,000 or so crows that, at the end of the day, meet and make a lot of noise at North Creek Wetlands near UW Bothell, has a piece of information that's astonishing—even mind-bending: that massive community of crows is not all that many, relatively speaking.

Public school choice is harder than it looks

washingtonpost.com, Jan. 5, 2018
Few cities have done more to make public school choice accessible than the District. According to a recent report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education, our research partner, low-income families and families of color are much less likely to enroll in the city’s top-rated schools.

Intervention: Tension as Creative Material

thestranger.com, Jan. 2018
Art Events. UW Bothell Discovery Hall Tues Jan 9, 4:30-6 pm Thea Q. Tagle will moderate a discussion with contemporary artist Indira Allegra and UW faculty member/artist Anida Yoeu Ali. In room 061.

UW Bothell’s Ali combines art with social justice

bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 4, 2018
It was a cold Tuesday morning in early December. While these images could be taken from a refugee camp, this was the scene of an on-campus art installation at the University of Washington Bothell.

First class of UW-Gonzaga med school partnership finishes Foundations

gonzagabulletin.com, Jan. 4, 2018
Spokane is about to benefit from the endless hours of classroom-based learning, clinical studies and lab experiences completed by the inaugural 60 students of University of Washington School of Medicine and Gonzaga Regional Health Partnership. “Being on a campus that focuses on the whole person, in their education, on their focusing on developing people, is a good reminder of what it means to be a good physician. It’s a good place to learn medicine in that context,” said Justin Thompson, who graduated from UW Bothell.

What’s with all the cawing? UW team eavesdrops on crows

seattletimes.com, Jan. 3, 2018
BOTHELL — If a congregation of crows is called a murder, then the nightly gathering at North Creek Wetlands could be described as a massacre. “It’s really spectacular,” said UW Bothell biologist Douglas Wacker.

Go Fund Yourself

motherjones.com, January / February
Two days after receiving a diagnosis of stage 4 breast cancer, Marisa Rahdar had to figure out how to beg for her life. But 90 percent of GoFundMe campaigns fail to meet their target, according to a small study by Lauren Berliner and Nora Kenworthy, professors at the Univer­sity of Washington Bothell.

The growing debate over four-day school weeks

trustedk12.com, Jan. 3, 2018
It might seem like a dream scenario for students—and some teachers: One less day of school each week. Writing for the Brookings Institution’s Brown Center on Education Policy, Paul T. Hill and Georgia Heyward of the Center on Reinventing Public Education question not only the academic benefits of four-day school weeks, but also the potential budget savings of the approach—especially in rural districts, where the four-day week has been particularly popular. CRPE is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.