Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Congratulations Krittika D’Silva and Miriam Alvarado! The UW is one of only five universities globally to have both international and U.S. scholars.
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.
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.
April 19, 2016
“My undergraduate research experience creating software for developing countries has motivated me to pursue a career as an academic researcher,” reflects UW senior and Gates-Cambridge scholar Krittika D'Silva. D'Silva is one of two University of Washington students selected for the prestigious, international scholarship.
March 14, 2016
Each year, undergraduate students of the highest caliber are selected for the prestigious President’s medal. For 2014-15, the President's Medalists are active within and beyond the four walls of a classroom. Whether it's through research, teaching dance or volunteering in hospitals, these students aren't waiting until they graduate to contribute to a world of good.…
February 3, 2016
In January 2016, the University broadened and deepened our recognition of the MLK holiday and expanded our recognition from a day of service to a week of service, leadership, learning, legacy-building and celebration. Check out a wrap-up video and view some photos from various events from the week.
Programs & Initiatives
In the Headlines
UW sophomores work to increase access for underrepresented pre-med students
The Daily | 10/18/15
UW-led network seeks to reframe poverty locally and globally
UW Today | 5/20/15
Colleges strive to meet demand for a more hands-on education
The Chronicle of Higher Education | 5/15/15
'Telling Our Stories' in Neah Bay
The Daily | 3/11/15
The best bang for your tuition buck? University of Washington
Puget Sound Business Journal | 3/5/15