Welcome to UW NewsLinks, a free, monthly e-newsletter for alumni and friends about the University of Washington. Prepared by the editors of Columns, it features the same mix of campus news and features as the alumni magazine but also provides links to fascinating (and unusual) UW-related Web sites and a monthly trivia contest. If you do not wish to receive UW NewsLinks or want to change your contact information, see details at the bottom of this e-mail about updating your preferences.
In This Issue
UW Announces Plans for New College of the Environment
Up to 80 employers will gather in the HUB East Ballroom to discuss positions appropriate for UW students and recent graduates. The on-site UWAA Resource Center will be available exclusively to alumni who are UWAA members. Read more...
Coming in Columns: The 100th Anniversary Issue
What do you, Rick Steves, the DJ from Blue Scholars and the guy who wiped out smallpox have in common? A UW diploma, that's what. June 2008 marks the 100th anniversary of the UW's alumni magazine, and in celebration the editors of Columns have singled out 100 extraordinary UW graduates. Look for them in the special commemorative issue, which will be hitting mailboxes later this week.
June 2008 UW NewsLinks Trivia Contest
The UW Tower on 45th St., which the University acquired from Safeco in 2006 and is currently moving into, came furnished: Safeco allowed the UW to keep all of the furniture in the building. About how much money did this save the University?
2. $1.3 million
3. $2 million
4. $6 million
5. $9 million
About UW NewsLinks
UW NewsLinks is a free, monthly e-newsletter for alumni and friends about the University of Washington. Prepared by the editors of Columns, it features the same mix of campus news and features but also provides links to fascinating (and unusual) UW-related Web sites and a monthly trivia contest.
Photo credits - Members of China Earthquake Aid and citizens of Chengdu: Photo courtesy of China Earthquake Aid. UW Tower Photo: by UW Photography.
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