By MICHAEL J. CARTER How does one become the Seattle Times restaurant critic? Try waiting tables for more than ten years across North America, followed by a late blooming education and you get class of ’92 alumni Nancy Leson. “The…

By MICHAEL J. CARTER www.onruetatin.com Read any good books lately? How about the one about a journalist who goes to France to learn the language on the arts of cuisine? Try the life of UW alumni Susan Herrmann Loomis, who…

Sharon LeeMaster: BA, 1957

Sharon LeeMaster CFRE, became a third generation graduate of the University of Washington in 1957. Her grandmother was in the first class from the current campus, 1894. (Grandma Helen rode the street car from downtown Seattle where her family lived…

By Michael J. Carter Robert Laing was in Egypt when Anwar Sadat was assassinated, in Sri Lanka during the nation’s civil war, in Fiji when not one, but two military coups occurred. And what does the career diplomat say about…

Don Kraft, founder of the Department of Communication’s Fred Baker Endowment for Professional Education in Advertising and Public Relations, was president of Kraft Advertising from 1948 until its merger with Honig-Cooper in 1954. He was a vice president of Honig-Cooper…

Dr. Goldsmith is an Associate Professor in the Department of Speech Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has been there since 1993, serving as Associate Head, Director of Graduate Study from 1999 to 2002. Prior to joining the faculty…

Glerum started his professional career in 1959 as promotions specialist for the West Coast Lumbermen’s Association, later to merge with Western Pine Association to form Western Wood Products Association. His responsibilities with WCLA included news and feature writing, trade show…

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