Category Archives: Facilities

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the new UW: Will the tail wag the dog?

Donna Shalala famously emphasized the importance of football to UW.  Many of us are devoted to UW football with good reason.  Our team has been successful.  It is popular in the national media.  The players and coaches are extremely talented … Continue reading

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Our very own Berlin

In the summer of 1996, I stood at the edge of what may well have been the largest and most expensive construction zone of the past half-century of human existence: Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. In the wake of the fall … Continue reading

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