Northwest NEWS

March 5, 2001

School

UW Bothell chancellor receives Giants in Science Award

Dr. Warren W. Buck, Chancellor of the University of Washington, Bothell has been named a recipient of the Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Mathematics, Science and Engineering (MSE) Network 2001 Giants in Science Award.
   The award recognizes outstanding students, teachers, education programs, and community initiatives.
   Buck, who holds a Ph.D degree in theoretical high-energy nuclear physics from the College of William and Mary, was honored at the Tenth Annual National Conference of QEM/MSE Network in Washington, DC on Feb 3.
   "The Giants in Science award is, for me, a welcomed surprise and a humbling experience," said Buck. "My life's experience is rich, and I am very happy to share with those seeking similar enrichment. In my life, I have been fortunate to have had and continue to have many mentors, people who have taught me to succeed."
   Buck is an internationally known theoretical physicist and a Fellow and Life Member and former chair of the Committee on Education of the American Physical Society.