Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

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.

Global Leadership Fellows Program

See how students from the UW and Tokyo develop and deepen global relationships that could last a lifetime.

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.


  • From mentee to mentor and beyond

    January 22, 2015

    Audrey Lawrence

    Already on her way to a career in education, UW sophomore Meili Powell credits the Dream Project and the Pipeline Project with helping her find her way.


  • 6 high notes for Danny Shelton in 2014

    December 29, 2014

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    Husky senior nose tackle Danny Shelton had a busy year in 2014. Both on and off the field, dedication to his academic studies and leadership on the football field reflect this Husky’s passion and drive.


  • Undergraduate robotics researcher returns to UW as assistant professor

    December 29, 2014

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    Sam Burden, '08, started as a bored high school student in eastern Washington who wasn’t even planning on going to college to an incoming assistant professor in the University of Washington’s Electrical Engineering Department. Undergraduate research in robotics was key to Burden’s academic experience.

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