http://kuow.org en Meet The UW Student Regent http://kuow.org/post/meet-uw-student-regent <p>University of Washington graduate student Kiana Scott is the sole student regent on the University of Washington Board of Regents, the governing body of the university. Ross Reynolds talks to her about how she represents the interests of such a diverse student population Mon, 12 Aug 2013 17:43:41 +0000 Kara McDermott 18428 at http://kuow.org Meet The UW Student Regent UW Professor: Is Philosophy Sexist? http://kuow.org/post/uw-professor-philosophy-sexist <p></p><p>Gender bias and sexual harassment are relatively common in philosophy departments compared to other humanities fields, and less than 20 percent of philosophy faculty members are women. But our guest today says the University of Washington philosophy department is different. KUOW’s Ross Reynolds talks to Sara Goering, a philosophy professor and graduate program director at the University of Washington, about what’s being done to end lingering sexism in philosophy.</p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 18:18:55 +0000 the conversation with ross reynolds 18071 at http://kuow.org UW Professor: Is Philosophy Sexist? Wash. Colleges Start Tracking Students' Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity http://kuow.org/post/wash-colleges-start-tracking-students-sexual-orientation-and-gender-identity <p></p><p>Bringing new meaning to "student orientation," Washington community and technical colleges will start asking students their sexual orientation and gender identity when students register for classes this year.</p><p>Laura McDowell, spokeswoman for Washington State Board of Community &amp; Technical Colleges, said it was <a href="http://diversity.highline.edu/lgbtq.php">students</a> who proposed the&nbsp;colleges start tracking the data.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:29:20 +0000 Ann Dornfeld 16024 at http://kuow.org Wash. Colleges Start Tracking Students' Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity Smart Enough To Get Into College, Not Smart Enough To Go? http://kuow.org/post/smart-enough-get-college-not-smart-enough-go <p></p><p>Nearly half of all US undergraduates show up to their first day of class unprepared for the rigors of college life. Many of these students require extra education to ready them for their college courses.</p><p>These extra classes cost time and money, leading students to drop out or pile on additional debt. To solve this, some colleges are turning to the fast-growing supply of online courses to help prepare their freshmen for college.<strong> </strong></p><p> Wed, 01 May 2013 19:12:30 +0000 The Conversation with Ross Reynolds 12336 at http://kuow.org Smart Enough To Get Into College, Not Smart Enough To Go? Legislators Consider College Aid For Undocumented Students http://kuow.org/post/legislators-consider-college-aid-undocumented-students <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>On Wednesday, hundreds of immigrants and advocates plan to gather in Olympia to lay out their priorities for lawmakers. One top issue is called the Washington Dream Act, which state Senator Ed Murray, D-Seattle, introduced today. Under the measure, undocumented college students would become eligible for state financial aid.<br> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 01:40:09 +0000 Liz Jones 7752 at http://kuow.org Legislators Consider College Aid For Undocumented Students