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Bob Leisy

The Caretaker

Bob Leisy is one of eight University of Washington alumni who have received the Medal of Honor, in his case posthumously. He died in Vietnam during a firefight after using his body to shield his fellow soldiers—his friends—from a grenade. It was Dec. 2, 1969, and the 24-year-old political science graduate who had enlisted in the Army had been in Vietnam less than three months.
Brent Bishop

Clean Climb

Mountain Climber Brent Bishop was so horrified to see Mount Everest covered with garbage, he decided to clean it up. Read more.
UW Pharmacy

Changing Face of Pharmacy

The practice of pharmacy is changing these days, thanks in large part to the innovations developed by the UW School of Pharmacy. Read more.