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George Wu '68

George Wu is a United States Federal judge in the federal Central District court in Los Angeles, CA. Judge Wu was nominated by President Bush in January 2007. He received his hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in February 2007 and was subsequently confirmed in March 2007 with a 95-0 vote. Judge Wu received his official commission on April 17, 2007.

A native of New York City, Judge Wu attended Webb and matriculated to Pomona College. He earned his undergraduate degree in 1972 and earned his JD from the University of Chicago Law School in 1975. Judge Wu began his career as an associate with the law firm Latham and Watkins in 1975. From 1976 to 1977 and 1979, Judge Wu served as law clerk to the late Judge Stanley Barnes of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He returned to Latham and Watkins to continue as an associate from 1977 to 1979. He left the firm to become as Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee College of Law where he taught from 1979 to 1982. He moved back to Los Angeles to serve as assistant US Attorney from 1982 to 1989 and from 1991 to 1993. He worked in Los Angeles private practice from 1989 to 1991. In 1993, Judge Wu was appointed as a state court judge to the Los Angeles Municipal Court. In 1996, he was elevated to a California Superior Court trial judge on the Los Angeles Superior Court and held this post until 2007.
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  • John Scalzi: The Consuming Fire Tour

    Michael Simonelli
    An opportunity to pick the brain of award-winning author John Scalzi, is not one you want to miss. Discussing topics ranging from what exactly defines a burrito to what projects he currently has in production, there's never a dull moment with Scalzi.
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  • Webb Athletics Online

    For Webb sports fans who can’t attend a game, or if you’d like to follow along with the live stats and scores from our athletic contests, most of our home games will be covered live with video and play-by-play at The NFHS Network. 
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  • 2018 Alumni Award Recipients

    There is no greater testament to The Webb Schools' values, culture of service and leadership than our extraordinary alumni. Through our annual Alumni Awards program, the Alumni Council and the Board of Trustees honor alumni whose service and achievements truly exemplify the qualities and values that Webb represents. We are pleased to announce the five distinguished recipients of Webb's 2018 Alumni Awards.
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  • Stanford University Takes Stand Against Low Admit-Rate Frenzy

    Yesterday Stanford University announced it would no long publicize its admit-rate percentages in an effort to discourage the growing national obsession over which colleges and universities have the lowest admit-rates in America.

    Stanford’s provost wrote, “When Stanford publicizes its admission numbers during the enrollment cycle, the main result we observe is stories that aim to identify which universities experience the most demand and have the lowest admit rates.”
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  • Focus on Faculty: Howie Kalter

    Howie Kalter says the thing he most loves about his job at Webb is that teachers are coaches as well as classroom instructors. You’re just as likely to find him poolside where he’s the assistant coach of the WSC water polo team as you will in the classroom leading sections of Integrated Math I and II.
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  • The Week @ Webb - Sept. 17-24, 2018

    Scott Nichols
    The Week @ Webb is a unique look into the activities both on and off Webb's campus. This gallery features our work in the classroom and around campus in collaborative learning groups. Come take a look at some of the in-depth and hands-on work our students are working on.
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  • 2018 Alumni Award Recipients

    There is no greater testament to The Webb Schools' values, culture of service and leadership than our extraordinary alumni. Through our annual Alumni Awards program, the Alumni Council and the Board of Trustees honor alumni whose service and achievements truly exemplify the qualities and values that Webb represents. We are pleased to announce the five distinguished recipients of Webb's 2018 Alumni Awards.
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  • Parents Weekend!

    We have a full weekend planned for you, so please make sure we know you’re joining us. You can register for all events on the Parents home page on the website. Join us early for the Thursday, Oct. 4 Parent Reception at Elvira’s, visit classes and meet advisors, enjoy the Affiliates Benefit on Friday evening, and more. Register now!
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