Undergraduate Academic Affairs

MLK Week 2018

Honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and participate in the UW's MLK Week events and opportunities.

Scholarship Fair: 1/25/18, 2-5:30 p.m., MGH

Learn how competing for national scholarships can help you reach new heights, and hear about the support for your journey.

Changing the Game:

Honors alumna and Husky women's soccer player Havana McElvaine '17 is a champion for racial equity and social justice.


  • Let MLK week inspire the birth of a new set of values

    January 12, 2018

    Headshot of Vice Provost and Dean Ed Taylor

    One of the few days my mother wept in my presence was April 4, 1968, the day Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed in Memphis, Tennessee. Fifty years ago this year. When I think of Dr. King’s life and death, I often think of women like my mother who seemed to hold undisclosed and…


  • Adiam Tesfay named director of Academic Support Programs

    October 3, 2017

    Headshot of Adiam Tesfay

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs is thrilled to announce Adiam Tesfay as the new director of Academic Support Programs (ASP). Tesfay joined Academic Support Programs in 2011, first serving as assistant director, then associate director and most recently interim director. Over the course of her tenure, she has actively worked to help students navigate the transition to…


  • Welcome from Vice Provost and Dean Ed Taylor

    September 26, 2017

    Headshot of Vice Provost and Dean Ed Taylor

    Our work within UAA and out across the University is tied together and interdependent. Research, service and scholarship go hand in hand. The first-year experience, and students’ transitions through to declaring a major and graduating into lives outside the University are one and the same. Leadership, service and ethics all serve the same purpose: To…

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