founding faculty JoLynn Edwards
has been named the Seattle Arts and Lecturers' Wednesday Lecturer
for spring quarter in a series
called Art and its Publics, from the Renaissance to the Present
. The lecture
series, co-sponsored by the Simpson
Center for the
Humanities, will run Wednesdays, April 1-May 27, 2009.
presented "Art as Research: Observation, Site,
and Social Innovation," at R2P (Research to Practice), Royal Society of the
Arts, London, England,
October 2008 and "Land Sound Dance," at ASTR, Boston, MA, November 2008.
be performing "Bakcheia," at FOOT, Toronto,
Ontario, January 2009.
published a second book-length
volume of poetry, Transducer, January 2008--and has given multiple readings
from it (Open Books, Seattle, February 2008; Kootenay School of Writing,
Vancouver B.C., May 2008; Artifact Reading Series, May, Oakland, CA; and is
scheduled to read at Spare Room Poetry Series, Portland, OR, and Chax Reading
Series, Tucson, AZ, in January 2009). This August she did a ten day
collaborative residency with the poet Kathleen Fraser, exploring the
intersection of experimental poetry and ecology / environmental subjects at the
UW Whiteley Center at Friday Harbor Labs.Deborah Caplow
, working with Seattle
Print Arts, helped organize an exhibition of Seattle
print artists at the Institute of Graphic Arts in Oaxaca,
Mexico in November.
collaboration with Michael Panitz from Cascadia Community College, presented 'Incrementally
Incorporating Video Games into Instruction Using XNA Game-Themed Assignments' at
the Tenth Annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC -Northwest
Region), Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, in October.
Education Program Director Linda Watts
served as a panel member for the "You
Can DO-IT: Articulating Your Needs and Communicating with Faculty," DO-IT
Scholars Program, UW Seattle and "Working with Highly Motivated Students," CUSP
Retreat, UW Bothell.
Faculty Principal for the UW Bothell Biotechnology and Biomedical Technology Institute
, spent part of the fall as a visiting research fellow at the Graduate
School for Creative Cities, Department of Economics, Osaka City University
in Osaka, Japan. While there, he performed research on the institutional
and policy framework to support technology-based economic development,
especially in relation to the biopharmaceutical and medical device sectors.
Arts and Sciences Program Director Bruce Burgett
has been named Vice Chair of
the National Advisory Board of Imagining America
: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, a consortium of
institutions of higher education intended to support and advance public
scholarship in the arts, humanities, and design fields.