The new director of the Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center talks about the center, here role and the extraordinary staff and student service-learners.
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Over the past four years grad students Ingrid Swanson Pultz, Justin Siegel and Rob Egbert have worked hundreds of hours with more than 50 students who competed in November to win the championship in iGEM, sometimes sacrificing their own work to help the team.
Judy Ramey came to the UW in 1983 and has since seen a department, Technical Communication, form, offer degrees and evolve into Human Centered Design and Engineering. Yet, but for a few happy accidents, she might have had a very different career.
Former University of Washington regent Ark Chin died on Sunday, Nov. 13, at the age of 87. A World War II veteran, engineering executive and avid philanthropist, Chin was a regent from 1998-2004, serving as board president in 2001-2002.
Emery, a professor of mechanical engineering, remembers the UW he joined, in the pre-computer days of slide rules, mimeograph machines, chalky blackboards and typing pools.
Since New Years Day in 1960, Craig Heyamoto has either attended, watched on television or listened on the radio to all but two UW football games. And for 34 years hes headed the crew that keeps statistics for UW home football games.
When Marilyn Ostergren began her straw-bale house on Bainbridge Island nine years ago, the only structure she had built previously was a chicken coop. Her house is small, to be sure, but it’s all hers. (See a video and slide show — photos by Mary Levin.)
In releasing a print version of his book, Storyteller Uprising, Hanson Hosein did what he often encourages his students in the Masters in Digital Media Program to do — stop waiting for institutional approval and just make it happen.
Jane Meyerding, longtime staffer at the University, has written a murder mystery involving autism and prosopagnosia, or face blindness — topics she knows well because she has both disabilities.
“It’s more than a ribbon…It’s a movement” is the tagline for an IBD awareness campaign led by UW staff member Lois Fink and friend Barb Wozdin.