Archive for April 23rd, 2011

April 23rd, 2011 - 11:00 pm § in Misc.

AVE Challenge: who is Stevens Pass named for?

Stevens Pass is named after Frank Stevens who was the chief engineer on the Panama Canal and Stevens Pass.[...]

April 23rd, 2011 - 7:25 am § in UW

UPDATE: A true moderate Republican UW President might be in a position to use moral persuasion to tether the red balloon of what I hope is still a rational remnant of the Evans’ political era.

Salt Lake Tribune: Utah’s Young chosen for top post at University of Washington Young, if he is the person in the smoke, has a number of intriguing features that we will certainly hear more about in coming days.  To start with, Michael Young seems very different from Mark Emmert.  When Emmert go[...]

April 23rd, 2011 - 6:36 am § in UW

GO HUSKIES … To The Polls!

The student population of Seattle is a very large but largely voiceless population of potential voters. The same issue confronts students in any university town, read what is happening in the District of Columbia! From The Hoya, Newspaper of Gerogetown University DC. (excerpted) DC Students Speak is[...]

April 23rd, 2011 - 6:02 am § in Schools & Colleges

Foreigners Giving to American Universities

When Indian industrialist Ratan Tata last year announced a gift of US$50 million to Harvard Business School it was acknowledged as “the largest international donation in the Ivy League university’s 102 year history”. But it also sparked a debate on why US universities benefit from [...]