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Measuring Fairness: Quantitative Approaches to Politics

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How much confidence should we have in a pre-election poll? Is it possible to prove that a congressional district's boundaries were gerrymandered for partisan reasons? Is simple majority vote the fairest and most representative way to elect public officials? These are essential questions that informed citizens of a democratic republic must struggle with, and some of the answers are still not settled.

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Native Pathways Program: Foundations for Sustainable Tribal Nations (Peninsula)

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This program teaches from a Native-based perspective within the context of the larger global society and is designed for students who have social, cultural, or economic ties to tribes. The curriculum addresses three themes that rotate yearly. For 2018-2019, the theme is Foundations for Sustainable Tribal Nations. The fall focus will be sovereignty and Indian law. In winter, the program will emphasize leadership. Spring quarter's topic will be reclaiming, protecting, and practicing sustainability.

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Native Pathways Program: Foundations for Sustainable Tribal Nations (Quinault)

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This program teaches from a Native-based perspective within the context of the larger global society and is designed for students who have social, cultural, or economic ties to tribes. The curriculum addresses three themes that rotate yearly. For 2018-2019, the theme is Foundations for Sustainable Tribal Nations. The fall focus will be sovereignty and Indian law. In winter, the program will emphasize leadership. Spring quarter's topic will be reclaiming, protecting, and practicing sustainability.

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Native Pathways Program: Foundations for Sustainable Tribal Nations (Tacoma)

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This program teaches from a Native-based perspective within the context of the larger global society and is designed for students who have social, cultural, or economic ties to tribes. The curriculum addresses three themes that rotate yearly. For 2018-2019, the theme is Foundations for Sustainable Tribal Nations. The fall focus will be sovereignty and Indian law. In winter, the program will emphasize leadership. Spring quarter's topic will be reclaiming, protecting, and practicing sustainability.

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Native Pathways Program: Foundations for Sustainable Tribal Nations (Olympia)

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This program teaches from a Native-based perspective within the context of the larger global society and is designed for students who have social, cultural, or economic ties to tribes. The curriculum addresses three themes that rotate yearly. For 2018-2019, the theme is Foundations for Sustainable Tribal Nations. The fall focus will be sovereignty and Indian law. In winter, the program will emphasize leadership. Spring quarter's topic will be reclaiming, protecting, and practicing sustainability.

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Communicating Science in the Disinformation Era

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Within the public sphere, in many ways and from many corners, the truth is under attack.  The concept of expertise is reviled and opinions are often presented as being more important than facts.  Unfortunately, these attacks come from both the political right and the political left.  Regardless of their origin or their intent, they are doing serious damage to our social fabric and our ability to understand the world in which we live.

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Communicating Science in the Disinformation Era

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Within the public sphere, in many ways and from many corners, the truth is under attack.  The concept of expertise is reviled and opinions are often presented as being more important than facts.  Unfortunately, these attacks come from both the political right and the political left.  Regardless of their origin or their intent, they are doing serious damage to our social fabric and our ability to understand the world in which we live.

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Asian/American: Pop Culture Crosscurrents

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“Japanese jazz now hip-hop in home/At Seventh and Jackson, the microphone’s open.” — Blue Scholars, Seattle hip-hop duo (from “Evening Chai”)

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Speaking of Sustainability - Compost Heating Systems

Student Leah Johnson will speak on her research into compost heat recovery systems, along with her specific work on the system currently in place on MOD 311 in RAD.

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