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Bruce Nordstrom

The Keeper of the Nordstrom Way

Because of his unparalleled success in business, concern for the local community and dedication to his alma mater, Bruce Nordstrom has been named the University of Washington's 2010 Alumnus Summa Laude Dignatus—the "alumnus worthy of the highest praise." He is the 70th recipient of this honor, which is the foremost award that the UW can confer upon a graduate.
Distinguished Teaching Awards

2010 Distinguished Teaching Award Winners

From jazz to biology, the seven recipients of the Distinguished Teaching Award and one recipient of the Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award cover the spectrum of subject matter. Read more.

Phoning It In: Changing the World

The ability to use mobile devices for social change is made possible by the Open Data Kit, a suite of tools developed by computer scientists and engineers at the University of Washington. Read more.
Trials By Fire

Trials By Fire

With a little help from the UW, future Afghan lawyers and judges survive a suicide attack, then take on Washington, D.C. Read more.