Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Adding drama to neuroscience

From introductory Danish courses, to a position at a UW research lab, to volunteering with a local theater group, 2013-14 junior president’s medalist Mitchell Krawczyk is driven to pursue an interdisciplinary path.

A legacy of language

Ashley Bobman, the 2013-14 sophomore president’s medalist, is translating her work preserving the Ladino language into a future as a nurse practitioner.

Animating her own evolving story

Viviane Poulain, the 2013-14 freshman president’s medalist, is fusing art and computer science to craft a curriculum that appeals to both sides of her brain.

Celebrating hope alongside demonstrations

In his Seattle Times op-ed, Ed Taylor reflects on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the progress we've made, and how much we have yet to do.

From mentee to mentor and beyond

Sophomore Meili Powell's work in classrooms from Brewster, WA, to Seattle helped her find her place at the UW.

Martin Scholar David Olsen

Life — undergraduate life, that is — begins at 40 for this student who took a few detours en route to the UW.

Programs & Initiatives


In the Headlines

Celebrating hope alongside demonstrations of grief, anger and healing
Seattle Times | 1/18/15

Grad digs her Dawg Daze gig at the UW
Everett Herald | 9/24/14

Citizenship, women in tech, taboo language, psychology of superheroes among UW’s new fall class lineup
UW Today | 9/24/14

Busy midsummer week for UW undergraduate researchers
UW Today | 8/21/14

Recent grad seeks for serve needs of Tri-Cities
Tri-City Herald | 6/26/14