Columns Magazine
June 2000 Features


UW President Richard L. McCormickFace to Face
Forget the crises, brain drain, chronic underfunding and even the rain. After five grueling years, President Richard L. McCormick still loves his job—and plans to stick around a lot longer.
By Tom Griffin

Traffic along Seattle's I-5The Road to Relief?
While everybody's talking about traffic, the UW is actually doing something about it—but is anybody listening?
By Rob Harrill

UW Alumna of the year Rita ColwellWonder Woman
A love for science—and a hard work ethic—enabled alumna of the year Rita Colwell to beat down obstacles and become head of the nation's top science agency.
By Jon Marmor

The UW's top teachers, volunteers and staffThe Best of 2000
The UW honors its top teachers, volunteers and staff.
Compiled by Tom Griffin, Jon Marmor and Hallie Fortt


  Magnetism disrupts malaria parasite

Columns and Departments



Association News

  Male students and faculty at the HUB barber shop

Shear Delight: Male students and faculty keep the HUB's barber shop busy in this 1950s photo. Women broke the gender barrier about 20 years ago and today the facility, called the "Scissors' Edge," is a full service salon. Photo by James Sneddon.

Class Notes

  • Alumnotes: News of classmates from 1927 to 1998
  • Obituaries Alumni, faculty and friends of the University
  • Alumnotes Page How to submit a class note plus our Alumnotes Archive

Home / Current Issue / Archives / Talk Back / Advertising / Columns FAQ / Alumni Website / Search