The Helicopter Club

In 2009 I rekindled an old passion for riding in helicopters when I attempted to re-photograph an historic aerial view of the UW campus, which had been taken from a balloon during the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exhibition (AYP). After several flights I got it right, or at least close enough...

The Sustainable City

When I was approached by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine to contribute to this month’s issue commemorating the 1962 World’s Fair, I was asked to “dream 50 years into the  future”. It was an intriguing idea, and I said sure why not. A series of questions were poised to a diverse group:...

The Tiresias Institu...

The Tiresias Institute will be a cultural resource and outreach center offering social and educational opportunities for blind and visually impaired youth and adults in Seattle.  It will also offer programs for students visiting throughout the state, so that they can benefit from engaging in...

WELCOME WINTER QUARTER! Jan05

WELCOME WINTER QUART...

Welcome back everyone. We hope you all had a nice rest over the break and look forward to many posts in the future from our faculty, students abroad, and students at home. We wish you all the best for a successful quarter!!.