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Patrick Crumb

Making our voices heard

As we take a moment to enjoy the holidays, I invite you to think about how much the UW means to all of us. And how our continued support will help keep it as strong as ever.

Ruben Van Kempen

Ruben Van Kempen

The Director of Theatre at Roosevelt has earned a spot in the Educational Theatre Association’s National Hall of Fame. Read more.

Andrew Brimmer

Andrew Brimmer, 1926-2012

Andrew Brimmer, ’50, who broke the color barrier to serve as the first African American governor of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board, died Oct. 7. Read more.

Herbert Ellison

Herbert Ellison, 1929-2012

UW History Professor Herbert Ellison, ’51, an expert on Soviet and post-Soviet affairs died Oct. 9 at age 83. Read more.

E. Donnall Thomas

E. Donnall Thomas, 1920-2012

UW Professor E. Donnall Thomas, who pioneered bone marrow transplantation, died Oct. 20 in Seattle. Read more.

Stan Pocock

Alumni in the News

A lifetime devoted to the sport of rowing has earned, ’47, the 2012 U.S. Rowing Medal of Honor. Read more.

Chris Curtis

A Bounty of Praise

Curtis, ’73, founder and director of the Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance, was honored by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes. Read more.

Homecoming Royalty

Crowning Glory

The winners of the UWAA Homecoming Royalty Scholarships were announced at halftime of the Homecoming game. Read more.

Danube River

The Danube

Discover Eastern Europe along the Danube, “the King of Europe’s Rivers,” during this marvelous tour of eight countries. Read more.

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