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Graduating Class of 2011 Creates

Message from the Dean the Professor Paul Miller Diversity Scholarship Fund “As humanity charts a new course, it must do so with an abiding respect and admiration for human potential and the rights of individuals. In short, humans must insist that genetic profiles – in whatever form they take – remain in the control of the individual, and should never be used to violate fundamental human rights.” Paul

Steven Miller

Genetic Testing and the Future of Disability Insurance: Thinking about Discrimination in the Genetic Age, J.L.Med. & Ethics, Summer 2007.

Professor Miller was admired and loved by his

Miller’s professional accomplishments were many,

students and colleagues. He left a legacy as an

but he found teaching the most rewarding.“Of all

internationally renowned expert in the areas of

the titles that I’ve had in my career, there is really no

disability and employment discrimination law and

better one that I can imagine than ‘professor’ and

will be remembered as someone who embodies

that is because I have had some marvelous teachers

the principles of justice and service.

and mentors in my life.” Miller went on to recognize his students, “I learn more from them than they learn from me and it just doesn’t seem fair.” The 2011 graduating class established the diversity scholarship fund in memory of Professor Miller. The purpose of the fund is to provide financial assistance to deserving UW law students from all types of underrepresented backgrounds. A diverse student body brings various perspectives that enhance the law school’s classroom conversation and adds to the community outside of class. Please join the class of 2011 by making a gift or a pledge of any size. Donations may be made online at: www.law.washington.edu/ giving/miller/. paul Steven Miller 1961 – 2010


UWLAW Alumni Magazine - Summer 2011