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September 2004 Features

The HomecomingGates' Way
Bill Gates Sr. Shares His Students Memories, His Family's Many UW Ties and Why He Is Leading the Record-Breaking $2 Billion Campaign UW.
By Tom Griffin

Sunnyside UpRaising the Stakes
The UW Launches a $2 Billion Effort to Create a Better University - and a Better World.
By Joanne De Pue

The Homecoming10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About UW History
The UW Vikings? A Yearbook Made Out of a Log? A Campus in Bellevue? Here's Our List of Forgotten Incidents and Items from the UW's Past.
By Jon Marmor

Class of DistinctionStriking a Nerve
It's Inherited, It's Incurable and It Hits More Than 150,000 Americans Each Year - Yet Most of Us Never Hear of 'CMT' Untill It Strikes Close to Home.
By Brad Broberg


Columns and Departments

  • Lincoln Kennedy
    One of the best lineman ever to come out of UW, Kennedy retired after 11 years in the NFL.
  • Asondra Hunter
    Asondra Hunter, '87, has come a long way since her student job as a pickle processor.
  • Eugene Pizzuto, 1925 - 2004
    The longtime UW art professor well known for his abstract landscape paintings died in March.
  • Howard Nostrand, 1910 - 2004
    A UW Professor and lover of the French way of living, Nostrand dedicated his to life to creating awareness between cultures.

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