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Patrick Rothfuss ’02—World Builder Life’s a fantasy for best-selling author Patrick Rothfuss. He invites us into his worlds, one real and one of his own invention.
Categories: Literature, Alumni, Fiction
Tags: Fantasy, Authors, Philanthropy
Doing good through blending
About three years ago, Monte Regier returned to Seattle from a year working on the hospital ship Anastasis off the coast of Liberia. Suffering from culture shock, remembering friends who go to bed hungry every night, he sat with his friend Martin...
Categories: Alumni, Social work
Tags: Wine, Philanthropy, Charity, Food
A plan for Washington
In 1972, as Scott Carson was preparing to graduate from Washington State University, a counselor told him he was still six credits shy of his degree. The Vietnam veteran was astonished. “He said I had to complete these physical educat...
Categories: Alumni, Education
Tags: Campaign for Washington State University, Philanthropy, Gifts, Volunteer
Living for a cure
At his home on the banks of the Columbia River just north of Wenatchee is one of Mike Utley’s achievements. A Ford F-350 pickup. Black with blue flames jutting from front to back, the truck gives off as imposing a presence as the 6-fo...
Categories: Health sciences, Athletics
Tags: Philanthropy, Football, Spinal cord injuries, Mike Utley
Phyllis Campbell: Being about forever
Someone recently told Phyllis Campbell '73 that she had the perfect resume to run for governor.In her office high above 5th Avenue in Seattle, Campbell tells me this with a mixture of amusement and certitude. Running for political office is the la...
Categories: Business, Alumni
Tags: Social justice, Philanthropy
Firstenburg family fountain dedicated at WSU Vancouver
Intermittent spurts of water play on native basalt slabs and columns in the new Firstenburg Family Fountain at Washington State University Vancouver. Local residents Ed and Mary Firstenburg, owners of First Independent Bank, donated $500,000 t...
Categories: WSU Vancouver
Tags: Philanthropy, Charity
Rucks consistently responsive to WSU needs
“We knew it would help students who were struggling.” —Jim Ruck Last spring alumnus Jim Ruck of Everett made Washington State University an offer it couldn’t refuse. The chemistry graduate visited his old department and asked for...
Tags: Gifts, WSU library, Philanthropy
Life’s a fantasy for best-selling author Patrick Rothfuss. He invites us into his worlds, one real and one of his own invention.