In the wake of the arrest of R. Kelly, Professor and Social & Behavioral Sciences Chair Carolyn West is quoted on the larger issues of confronting America's "ugliest and most complicated attitudes toward race, gender and sex."
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Politics, Philosophy & Public Affairs Professor Katie Baird calls for the passage of HB1592 and SB5704, bills currently before the Washington legislature which would publicly fund savings accounts for low-income children statewide.
Dr. Robin Evans-Agnew of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership mentored a group of Latina moms -- Mujeres Latinas Apoyando La Comunidad -- who are working to reduce asthma triggers in their homes and community.
Dr. Bonnie Becker is part of a "network of scientists and advocates" working to restore Olympia oysters to their "historical and cultural prominence."
Bills now being considered by the Washington legislature on school safety, based in part on research done by Dr. Eric Madfis, are focused on "nonfirearm measures."
Dr. Ankur Teredesai, KenSci's co-founder, is a professor in the School of Engineering & Technology and incubated KenSci's technology in the Center for Data Science.
Biologist Aimee Kinney, research scientist with the Center for Urban Waters, describes progress on restoration of Puget Sound shoreline, an important step in the recovery of the underwater food web that supports species such as chinook salmon, which in turn support orcas.
The research of Dr. Eric Madfis of Social Work & Criminal Justice is the foundation for nine new school safety billls before the Washington House and Senate. Dr. Madfis provided testimony on the topic before House and Senate legislative committees.