Our Wondrous One Hundred

ImageWhat do you, Gov. Gregoire, the guy who wiped out smallpox and the guitarist for Soundgarden have in common? A diploma from the University of Washington, that’s what. June 2008 marks the hundredth anniversary of the UW’s alumni magazine, and what better way to celebrate it than by turning the spotlight on 100 remarkable UW alums. We put together a selection committee of folks who know the UW backward and forward, past and present, and asked them to help us come up with 100 famous, fascinating or influential living graduates. It was a process filled with delightful discoveries and difficult choices, and the results are an absolute embarrassment—of riches.

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