By Will Mari – On his way to work a few years ago, Jack Hart saw a man lying on the sidewalk, not an uncommon sight in Portland, with its large population of homeless people. But the managing editor of…

Chris Nishiwaki graduated from the University of Washington with degrees in Journalism and Sociology. Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is a Mercer Island-based freelance writer with over 13 years of experience in journalism. He started his journalism…

Dr. Halavais began as an assistant professor at the University at Buffalo (SUNY) directly after graduating from the UW Communications program. He now serves as the director of the MA in Informatics at UB, an innovative program that addresses the…

By Michelle Zimmer – Named the Washington Law and Politics “Super Lawyer” of the year from 2003-2005, Clark is very active in the Seattle community. Not only does she serve on the board of directors for Washington Women Lawyers, but…

By Keith Vance – Luke Burbank is 32 years old and weighs in at 190 pounds. He graduated with a communications degree from the University of Washington in 1998, with an emphasis on editorial journalism. “I think I was a…

By René Bogan – Communication Mitchell Stocks has taken a nontraditional approach to his career. After graduating from the University of Washington, he received his MA from the University of Southern California in 1985, worked in the computer and telecommunications…

Justin recently accepted a position at the Seattle offices of Fitch, a well known global branding and design firm. In his role as Associate Brand Strategist/Copywriter, he will continue his passion for storytelling and creative concepting. His career has included…

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…

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