Purple & Gold Society

The Purple & Gold Society is a University of Washington Alumni Association club for alumni who graduated from the UW 50 years ago or more. If your class has celebrated its 50-year reunion or is going to this fall, please join us for our annual luncheon, campus tours and spring field trips. If you are interested in learning more about these events, please contact Lynne Salkin Morris at lynnesm@uw.edu or 206-685-2088.

Past Events


2010 Purple and Gold Society Luncheon - Featured Jon Bridgman, UW Professor Emeritus.

2009 Purple and Gold Society Luncheon - Featured Jim Jiambalvo, Dean of the UW Foster School of Business.

2009 Purple and Gold Society Luncheon - Featured Stephen E. Hanson, Boeing International Professor of Political Science.

2007 Purple and Gold Society Luncheon - This year's edition featured a talk by the University of Washington's own Dr. Ed Taylor, Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs.

2006 Purple and Gold Society Luncheon - The annual tradition featured retired NASA astronaut Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar, '71, '75, as guest speaker.

2006 Purple & Gold Society Tulip Tour - This year's Tulip Tour saw glorious weather and fields in full bloom, ending with a delicious salmon lunch.

2005 Purple and Gold Society Luncheon - New UW provost Phyllis Wise was the guest speaker during this annual tradition.

2004 Purple and Gold Society Luncheon - The 2004 Purple & Gold Society luncheon was once again a fabulous afternoon at the Seattle Yacht Club. Our speaker, Husky athletic director Todd Turner, reminded us of the many reasons it's great to be a Husky.

2003 Purple and Gold Society Luncheon - The 2003 edition of this annual event featured Dr. Jule K. Stein giving a talk about the Archeological Traces of Lewis and Clark. Held each year during Homecoming weekend, this event is a popular get-together for Purple & Gold Huskies.

2003 Tulip Tour - The Purple & Gold Society visited the tulip fields in the Skagit County.

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The Purple & Gold Society

The Purple & Gold Society is a University of Washington Alumni Association club for alumni who graduated from the UW 50 years ago or more. More...

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