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October 3rd, 2018 - 1:38 am § in Schools & Colleges, UW

How Unions Destroyed Public Education

The WAPOST has an excellent OPED saying that we are training far too many elementary school teachers.  The article also argues that the real need is for teachers with expertise in specific content area, from English to Special Ed and STEM.   The article places the blame on teachers unions that re[...]

July 13th, 2018 - 11:59 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

Why Is The UW Attacking Me?

Dear Colleagues, This is an update for UW faculty and others who have been  following my story.  As a bit of background for those who may not know me: I am a tenured professor at the University of Washington and a very successful biologist.  Among other things, five of the UW’s current facu[...]

June 2nd, 2018 - 9:19 pm § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene, UW

UW: Students vs Faculty

6/2/2018 Response by student: Dear faculty colleagues, I appreciate the willingness of Dr. Reddy to voice concerns with the potential strike and to advocate for the rights of undergraduate students. Despite the fact that a strike is now much less certain, I would like to offer a clarifying response.[...]

May 22nd, 2018 - 9:24 am § in The Ave Scene

Police Block Free Speech When GOP Brings Guns to UW Campus

   Yesterday, GOP Senate candidate Joey Gibson was detained at the University of Washington after he and his supporters brought guns to the campus that doesn’t allow guns.   Video of the incident shows Gibson and his comrades lying on the ground while campus police search their weapons [...]

April 30th, 2018 - 9:45 am § in Schools & Colleges

Are PhD’s Useful?

In the age of Bezos, Gates, Musk .. should we be be producing PhDs? Last night at dinner I met a very bright young couple.  One lady with a science background is, of all things, working on interior design for Lockheed.  Her wife, also bright, is an entrepreneur working on a social media start up [[...]

April 22nd, 2018 - 12:54 pm § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene, UW

What is “shared governance?”

Professor: A disturbing story about the influence of the Koch network in higher education This WAPO story is a warning message to all state universities. including our own.   The Administration at Arizona Stare University, our sister campus in the PAC 12, has created a “Freedom Center” [...]

March 27th, 2018 - 12:45 pm § in Hypocrisy, UW

Why I have started an adjudication against President Cauce, Vice Provost Cameron, Dean Ramsey, and my chair

THE FAILURE OF THE UW ADMISTRATION The University of  Washington  faculty, like the faculty at other major American research universities is governed by a Faculty Code, a set of laws written by the Faculty Senate, voted on by the faculty, and enacted by the Regents.  Sadly, this is a story about [...]

March 27th, 2018 - 12:30 pm § in Schools & Colleges, UW

The History Behind My Conflict With the UW

I have filed a complaint against the UW administration for its violations of the law and harm done to me by false accusations even after the administration’s investigators exonerated me.  This biography  explains why I feel so strongly about my reputation. Stephen M. Schwartz Professor of P[...]

October 9th, 2017 - 1:53 am § in The Ave Scene

Where Universities Are The Largest Empoyers

This may be dated, but it does raise a very real issue for WASTATE. If you include academic dependent industries .. the tech industries and healthcare … are UW and WSU now the state’s largest employers?[...]

June 1st, 2017 - 7:21 am § in UW

Does The UW Also Offer Separate Graduation to All Ethnic Groups?

UW Black Graduation Ceremony  Date: June 9, 2017 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Location: University Presbyterian Church (Non-denominational event) Address: 4540 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105 Ethnic graduation is not is unique to the UW.  Harvard has its Black graduation and Latinoes  student[...]