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Author Archives: Tayloe Washburn

Tayloe Washburn, a prominent lawyer and civic leader in Seattle, is the founding dean and executive officer of the Seattle graduate campus. Tayloe, a former chair of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, is experienced in building partnerships between the public and private sectors. He has long advocated for expanded educational opportunities in Seattle to prepare the region’s workforce for the needs of the 21st century economy. A nationally recognized attorney, he holds a law degree from the University of Washington, as well as a master’s degree in education and a bachelor’s degree in history, both from Stanford University. In addition to serving on the Chamber board, Tayloe’s work in the Seattle area community includes serving on the chair of the boards of Seattle King County Economic Development Council, Schools First!, and the Washington Aerospace Partnership, having been appointed by Governor Chris Gregoire. He has also served on the boards of Forterra (formerly Cascade Land Conservancy), and the 5th Avenue Theatre. In 2010, he received Leadership Tomorrow’s 2010 Eddie Carlson Outstanding Alumnus Award and in 2012 was named Enterprise Seattle’s Economic Development Champion of the Year.

GAMES, girls and STEM: fitting it all together

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The GAMES Initiative (Girls Advancing Math, Engineering and Science) enters 2014 with a lot of positive momentum. The three co-founders, – Northeastern University, the Institute for Systems Biology, and the National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) – are thoroughly behind this initiative. The specific initiative is to launch, by fall 2017, three free, commercial-quality video games that engage middle school girls ... Read More »

Welcome to Re:Connect

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Northeastern University is excited to launch its new blog for its Seattle Graduate Campus – Re:Connect. Our goal is to use this blog to inform folks interested in education and their career development. We plan to keep you abreast of emegering trends affecting your education prospects and career advancement. We invite our readers to weigh in with their thoughts, ideas ... Read More »