My Dawg Life

October 31, 2018

My Dawg Life | Provost Richard’s First Lecture

Packed house for Provost Richards’ first lecture on campus. It was great to have a Provost address that wasn’t about admin/budget stuff for once. Even better that his area of expertise happens to be on what caused the mass extinction of dinosaurs. Even MORE better that it had some pretty humorous moments throughout 😉 Welcome Provost…

October 3, 2018

My Dawg Life | Great Start of the Quarter for Student Clubs

Just…wow. Attended the first meeting of the quarter for three student clubs tonight at UW…UW Equestrian, UW Green Greeks, and UW UNICEF and ALL of them were overflowing with students. Really inspiring to see students getting so involved

September 26, 2018

My Dawg Life | The Willapa Spirit Arrives at UW

The Willapa Spirit Honor Canoe arrived at UW recently and today was the first day of Cynthia Updegrave and Marilyn Bard’s first meeting of their UW AIS 375 class “Engaging with the Waterways: Welcoming the Willapa Spirit Canoe to Campus”. The picture above is the Willapa Spirit in the ASUW Shell House located at the…

September 21, 2018

My Dawg Life | 2018 Dawg Daze Office Challenge

It’s Dawg Daze office decoration challenge time again to welcomecnew and returning students. This year we went with a ‘Go, Dawgs. Go!’ theme (after P. D. Eastman’s 1961 “Go, Dog. Go!” book) since it fit well with our sustainability and UW Business Diversity Program (BDP) efforts around diversity, equity, and inclusion. We invited the Washington Alaskan…

September 7, 2018

My Dawg Life | Ribbon Cutting for New Life Sciences Building

I was super excited to attend the ribbon cutting for the new Life Sciences Building. State of the art research facilities, amazing architecture, and many – MANY – innovative sustainability features. Check out their dedicated website: that is all about harnessing the power of nature and technology. >> Read more here UW president Ana…

My Dawg Life | First Purple Friday of the Academic Year – Go Huskies!!!

Woo hoo! The first Purple Friday of the academic year. This one with co-worker Toren Elste. Many more to come 😉

August 23, 2018

My Dawg Life | Visit to the UW Farm

Had a great visit to the UW Farm today. Purple and green for days! Go Huskies!!! LOL…when lavender attacks. Farm tours at UW also provide an opportunity to wear your purple frog socks…and to dangle your feet over high ledges for great sock selfies 😉 Go Huskies!

August 21, 2018

My Dawg Life | Staff Summer Picnic

We had our office summer picnic today. There’s nothing better than kisses from Kakoa from Washington Alaskan Malamute Adoption League (WAMAL). Our office invites ambassador dogs from WAMAL to some of our events to promote their efforts to find homes for huskies and malamutes in the region. Many people get the breed because of the…

August 16, 2018

My Dawg Life | My New TOA Cap

My latest UW cap. Art by Sifa Heimuli of C4DZYNZ. Part of Zephyr’s TOA Collection. Text on da tag: “TOA COLLECTION. Dedicated to the proud people of Polynesia. TOA: THE POLYNESIAN WARRIOR. All across the sea, in ancient times, we would fight to preserve our CULTURE, our FAMILIES, and our PEOPLE. Today there is still…

June 19, 2018

My Dawg Life | UW Tacoma

Always love my UW Tacoma days! This si the Snoqualmie Falls Powerhouse Building, part of the main library at UW Tacoma.

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