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February 2, 2011

Architecture Professor Sharon E. Sutton gets award, publishes new book

The cover of "The Paradox of Urban Space: Inequity and Transformation in Marginalized Communities."

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

He will follow them: Wildlife tracking a practical hobby for UW librarian

Rats, like the one who made these tracks, are among the many rodents found in the forest. | Photo by Joseph Kiegel

Nature awareness lectures got this staffer on the trail; now hes tracking and surveying animal populations on weekends.


January 19, 2011

Images from Photography Certificate Program on display at UW Tower

Capturing the light was an important thing to LuAnne Armstrong as she photographed in the forest.

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

With help from his friends: Resourceful staffer wins Canlis scavenger hunt, free meals

Members of Greg Barnes "home team” man their laptops. Standing at left are Lauren Bricker and Mike Schuh. Seated left to right are Dorothy Neville, Elizabeth Walkup, David Walkup (Barnes father-in-law, who was observing), Christy Semmens and Terry Farrah. Hidden behind Christy is Erik Selberg. | Photo by Franz Amador

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

UW Medical Center nurse finishes first in 2010 Seattle Women's Half Marathon

Dr. Larry Dean

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

Vintage visions: Sporting elegant bygone fashions, just for fun

Loveday Conquest and her husband, Fred Kleinschmidt, enjoy a "Titanic Survivors Ball."

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

More than meets the eye: Burke wants you to look beyond his disability

During a recent visit to UW Medical Center, patient Eric Burke talks with Deanna Britton, speech-language pathologist in Rehabilitation Medicine.

Mariners fan Eric Burke has a health care team on his side at UW Medical Center.


November 9, 2010

Why I chose UW Medicine: I was having twins!

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.


New director of the UW’s Robinson Center plans challenging classrooms for all children

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

Teacher’s teacher: ‘Ginger’ Warfield wins national math education award

Virginia “Ginger” Warfield, UW senior lecturer in math, always knew she’d become a mathematician — it was in the genes, you might say.



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