Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Undergraduates to present research spanning academic disciplines

On Friday, May 20, more than 1,000 University of Washington undergraduates and visiting scholars will participate in the 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.

UW Alumnus Benjamnin Lee Selected as Carnegie Junior Fellow

Carnegie junior fellows work alongside the endowment's more senior associates. He will be part of the Asia Studies division, working on issues of US-China security. Congratulations Benjamin!

UW student and alumna named Gates Cambridge Scholars

Congratulations Krittika D’Silva and Miriam Alvarado! The UW is one of only five universities globally to have both international and U.S. scholars.

MLK Week 2016 wrap up in video and pictures

This year, we expanded our recognition of MLK Day from a day of service to a week of service, leadership, learning, legacy-building and celebration.

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

Students’ voices push the arc toward justice. We have the chance to shape the intelligence, character and heart of the beloved community, which, for King, was a realistic, achievable goal — and it still is. Op-ed by Ed Taylor.


  • Undergraduates to present research spanning academic disciplines on May 20, 2016

    May 16, 2016

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    Students present their posters. On Friday, May 20, more than 1,000 University of Washington undergraduates and visiting scholars will participate in the 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium – an event that is one of the largest of its kind in the nation. The Symposium is organized by Undergraduate Academic Affairs’ Undergraduate Research Program and takes…


  • UW Sophomore Selected for Goldwater Scholarship

    May 16, 2016

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    Austin Stromme Formed to honor Senator Barry Goldwater, the Goldwater Scholarship awards $7,500 per year, for up to two years of study, to students studying the STEM fields. The foundation seeks to “foster and encourage outstanding students to explore careers in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.” Competition for this year’s scholars…


  • Video and photos from Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership 2016

    May 11, 2016

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    University of Washington students make a difference outside the classroom each and every day. On and off campus, students work with communities to make a positive impact. The Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership celebrates these students and their diverse and inspiring experiences. As students strive to address important social issues and bring about positive…

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