List of University of Washington people

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This page lists notable students, alumni and faculty members of the University of Washington.

Notable UW students and alumni[edit]

Nobel laureates[edit]

Academic administration and teaching[edit]

Aeronautics and astronautics[edit]

Michael P. Anderson, NASA Astronaut and crewmember of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster
Scott Crossfield, test pilot

Art and architecture[edit]

Facade showing the signature style of architect Minoru Yamasaki

Business and law[edit]

Diplomacy[edit]

Literature[edit]

Pulitzer Prize winners[edit]

National Book Award[edit]

  • Beverly Cleary (1939) – Children's Books, Fiction, Paperback 1981
  • Timothy Egan (1981) – Non-fiction 2006 for The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl.

General[edit]

If no class year is listed, author may not have graduated.

Robert Zubrin, science fiction writer

Politics[edit]

Henry M. Jackson, United States Senator[5]

Military[edit]

Prominent officers[edit]

Monument to the Abraham Lincoln Brigade on campus
Active duty[edit]
Spanish Civil War[edit]
World War II[edit]

Medal of Honor recipients[edit]

Religion[edit]

  • Sanford Brown – social justice advocate, ordained United Methodist minister, and executive director of the Church Council of Greater Seattle.

Science and technology[edit]

Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, PhD 1982, famous science-fiction writer and professor of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology

Social science and humanities[edit]

Sports[edit]

Olympic medal winners[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Nate Robinson

Football[edit]

Warren Moon, Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback

Soccer[edit]

Track and field[edit]

  • Brad Walker (2003) – Two time NCAA pole vault champion, gold medalist at the 2006 World Indoor Championships and 2007 World Championships.

Other sports[edit]

Music[edit]

Television, film, and other arts[edit]

Crime[edit]

  • Theodore Robert Bundy – Commonly known as "Ted" Bundy, was an American serial killer between 1974–1978. He admitted to killing 30 people. Some sources say he could have killed as many as 100 people.

Notable current and former faculty and staff[edit]

Nobel Laureates[edit]

Pulitzer Prize winners[edit]

Biology and medicine[edit]

Business and law[edit]

Politics and administration[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Social science, arts and humanities[edit]

Athletics[edit]

  • Hiram Boardman Conibear – Rowing coach.
  • Gil Dobie – Undefeated (58-0-3) football coach of the University of Washington from 1908 to 1916, whose tenure largely comprised the NCAA Division I-A record for an unbeaten streak (64 games) and who oversaw the entirety of the NCAA Division I-A's second longest winning streak (40 games); elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.
  • Marv Harshman – Head basketball coach of the University of Washington from 1971 to 1985.
  • Don James – Head football coach from 1974 to 1992.
  • Lorenzo Romar – Current head basketball coach of the University of Washington.
  • Steve Sarkisian – Former head football coach at the University of Washington
  • Tyrone Willingham – Former head football coach at the University of Washington.

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