People

June 19, 2017

kandis byrd

Character: Campus groomer Kandis Byrd

"I would have laughed hysterically if you told me 20 years ago Iā€™d be doing this."


June 15, 2017

A champion for higher ed

Rep. Helen Sommers protected funding and expanded opportunities.


June 14, 2017

chickens, sarah St. Albin

‘I starting out singing to my chickens’

Singer Sarah St. Albin started out singing to her chickens.


She left the UW to fly B-29 bombers

She left the UW to fly B-29 bombers, but she wasn't considered a veteran after WWII ended.


June 13, 2017

Denise Attwood, nepal

Law school grad stays connected to the people of Nepal from her Spokane home

Denise Attwood, '88, helped raise $130,000 for relief efforts after the 2015 earthquake in Nepal.


June 12, 2017

pound of flesh, alexes harris, fines and fees

How prison can cost you ‘A Pound of Flesh’

Fees and fines are the punishment that keeps on giving in the criminal justice system.


mountaineers, uw, seattle

In a time before trails, UW climbers found a way to trek the Pacific Northwest

In a time before trails, UW climbers found a way to trek the Pacific Northwest.


June 7, 2017

JIM BRINK, UW TENNIS

Remembering UW tennis great Jim Brink (1925-2017)

Remembering UW tennis great Jim Brink (1925-2017).


melanie stambaugh, washington legislature

State Rep. Melanie Stambaugh brings a youthful voice to the Legislature

At 26, State Rep. Melanie Stambaugh is the youngest member of the Washington Legislature.


laura dowling chief floral designer

Florist reflects on her time in the Obama White House

Laura Dowling, ā€™81, ā€™91, served as the Chief Floral Designer in the Obama White House.