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Patrick Crumb

Together we make our university stronger

This is a time when the University needs our help more than ever. The funding issues facing the Legislature will not go away. Our role as advocates is absolutely vital to preserving the quality of the University.
Tony Angell

A passion for nature

Nature artist Tony Angell and UW professor of wildlife science John Marzluff disabuse the notion that the family of birds known as corvids possess mere “bird brains.” Read more.
Marion McCaw Garrison

Marion McCaw Garrison, 1917-2012

Marion McCaw Garrison, ’39, who died June 25 at the age of 95, had an amazing mix of personal qualities and interests. Read more.
Faye Allen

Faye G. Allen, 1922-2012

Faye G. Allen, ’50, mother of UW philanthropist Paul Allen and widow of Kenneth S. Allen, longtime director of the UW library system, died June 2. Read more.
Jean Ash Reid

Jean Ash Reid, 1926-2012

Jean Ash Reid, ’47, who served on the UW School of Nursing Advisory Board and was an extraordinary supporter of the school, died May 12. Read more.
Alvin Ulbrickson Jr.

Alvin Ulbrickson Jr., 1930-2010

If ever there was a UW athlete whose life was all about the purple and gold, it was Al Ulbrickson Jr., who died July 6 at the age of 81. Read more.
Lionel Ditz

Together Again

Flower power ruled when a group of students graduated from the UW in the late 1960s. Today, the relationships are still going strong. Read more.
Fran's Chocolates

30 Years of Chocolate Bliss

This fall marks the 30th anniversary of Fran’s Chocolates, which has grown into a world-class chocolatier. Read more.
Phyllis Fletcher

Alumni in the News

Phyllis Fletcher, ’00, ’11, a reporter for KUOW, received three national awards for her story, Secrets of a Blonde Bombshell. Read more.

UW Alumni Tours

There are some intriguing new destinations in our 2013 schedule. We are particularly pleased to announce our Patagonian Frontiers tour. Read more.

Husky Bookseller Wins Big on Jeopardy!

With a killer combo of book smarts and Husky pride, Kathy Wright, ’84, won nearly $60,000 as a recent contestant on Jeopardy!. Read more.
Member Benefit

New Member Benefit: Airlift Northwest

What happens if you or your family member is seriously injured in an area far from a hospital? Read more.