Alumni

June 15, 2017

A champion for higher ed

Rep. Helen Sommers protected funding and expanded opportunities.


June 14, 2017

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‘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

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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 7, 2017

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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.


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Florist reflects on her time in the Obama White House

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


June 1, 2017

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An optimistic Rick Welts enters another agonizing Finals week

Rick Welts, president of the Golden State Warriors, returns to the NBA's biggest stage.


May 30, 2017

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Plum gets picked first

Kelsey Plum, '17, is the first UW player to be picked first in a professional basketball draft.


May 29, 2017

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Man of the city: Norman Rice remains one of Seattle’s most dedicated public servants

In his five decades of public service, Norman Rice has helped build a community we are all proud of.


May 24, 2017

Making an impact

Eddie Pasatiempo received this year's Distinguished Service Award.