May 23, 2011
Vance, 77, a UW professor emeritus of French, comparative literature and comparative religion, died May 14 in the crash of a one-seat, lightweight plane at Arlington Municipal Airport. He will be remembered in a gathering on Friday, May 27.
May 11, 2011
Marilyn Shelton provides complex nutrition support for trauma and intensive care unit patients at Harborview Medical Center. The Washington State Dietetic Association has presented her with its Clinical Practice and Research Award for Excellence.
Ali Tarhouni, a senior lecturer in finance and business economics, recently left the UW to become oil and finance minister for the group leading opposition to Libyan Dictator Muammar Gaddafi. The work is obviously difficult, but “after all these years,” Tarhouni said, “I welcome the challenge.”
May 4, 2011
A memorial service for G. Alan Marlatt, a UW psychology professor, will be held Sunday, May 15, at 1 p.m. at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture.
April 20, 2011
When Hussein Elkhafaifi left Seattle for Libya on Feb. 16, he was going to be with his mother who was dying of kidney failure in Benghazi. But he arrived just as a revolution was beginning in his native country.
April 13, 2011
Ginna Wall, a nurse who works with new moms and newborns at UW Medical Center, has received her own healthcare at UW Medical Center-Roosevelt for the past 12 years. She describes the convenient, personalized attention provided at the Women’s Health Care Center.
March 30, 2011
Janice Bell studies how open spaces in neighborhoods encourage activity and reduce obesity. A green near her home enticed her to try a sport uncommon in the United States.
February 18, 2011
Cynnie Curl held down a full-time job at the UW while taking one graduate class at a time. She finished her doctoral general exam, and has been awarded a prestigious fellowship from the Environmental Protection Agency to fund her research on pesticides in food.
February 2, 2011
The screech of a subway lurching into the station, the blast of a ferry horn: How do the sounds of people on the move affect their hearing and health? Occupational hygienist Rick Neitzel explores this question, and gives tips on protecting your hearing.
Sharon E. Sutton has been a professional musician, an artist and an architect and is now an architecture professor. Really though, shes a community builder — with a new book and an honor from the American Institute of Architects.
January 26, 2011
Nature awareness lectures got this staffer on the trail; now hes tracking and surveying animal populations on weekends.
January 19, 2011
When graduates of the UWs Photography Certificate Program offer an exhibit of their work in the UW Tower beginning Jan. 21, two UW staffers will be among the proud participants. And a third will be cheering them on.
January 12, 2011
A friend knew that if anyone could solve a Canlis 60th anniversary scavenger hunt, Greg Barnes could. After all, hed already solved the 2007 Emerald City Search. And sure enough…
December 8, 2010
Sheila Croft, a UW Medical Center nurse, was the first woman to cross the finish line during the Women’s Half Marathon, one of the 2010 Seattle Marathon events.
December 1, 2010
Petticoats, nipped-in waists, Edwardian walking suits — members of the group Somewhere in Time Unlimited step out in historical fashions, just for fun.
November 17, 2010
Mariners fan Eric Burke has a health care team on his side at UW Medical Center.
November 9, 2010
Pediatric anesthesiology fellow Dr. Katherine Keech describes the family-centered care at UW Medicine during her pregnancy, the birth of her twins and their NICU stay. New dad Dr. John Keech is a UW surgery resident.
On Nancy Hertzog’s first day of teaching, one of her students pulled the fire alarm and then vanished. She isn’t likely to have that experience here, as she brings her 30 years of experience to lead the Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars.
January 11, 2007
Virginia “Ginger” Warfield, UW senior lecturer in math, always knew she’d become a mathematician — it was in the genes, you might say.