May 31, 2017

CSDE Seminar Series

End-of-Year Reception

     When:  Friday, Jun 2, 2017 (12:30 - 1:30 PM)
     Where:  University of Washington, Denny 313

This Friday, we’ll be celebrating the end of the academic year and CSDE’s successful NIH Center Grant (P2C). We’ll also be presenting Demographic Methods Certificates. Please join us in recognizing all of these accomplishments! Every member of the CSDE community plays an important role in our broader research network and training program. There will be refreshments and a very brief program starting at 12:45 PM.

Read on for a list of students receiving their certificates.

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CSDE Research & Highlights

Phyllis Fletcher Named Editor of the Year by Public Radio News Directors Incorporated

Phyllis Fletcher, former CSDE Trainee and managing editor at Northwest News Network, was recently selected as the inaugural recipient of PRNDI’s “Editor of the Year” award.

“Phyllis Fletcher is one of the finest editors working in public media today,” says PRNDI President Terry Gildea. “Her positive influence on the many reporters she has worked with is evident in the work they have produced.”

While working on her Training Certificate with CSDE, Phyllis. . .

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Daniel Montaño Researches Motivation Behind Male Circumcision in Zimbabwe

Daniel Montaño, CSDE Affiliate and Research Professor of Family and Child Nursing at UW, recently published a study examining the rationale behind infant male circumcision (IMC) in Zimbabwe. The project surveyed a wide variety of urban and rural families, then used statistical analysis to draw connections and identify motivations behind the practice’s adoption. Thanks to these findings, health professionals will be able to more effectively message IMC services to local populations as new programs are rolled out.

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William Zumeta Featured in Yakima Herald’s Discussion of Education Options

William Zumeta, CSDE Affiliate and Professor of Public Policy at UW, was recently featured as part of the Yakima Herald‘s discussion of four-year colleges and other options for higher education. He observes that four-year degrees, while standard, aren’t suited for everyone–technical school, post-secondary training, and other educational alternatives may be better choices for some when it comes to landing desired work after graduation. You can read the full article below.

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