Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Congratulations, Varsha Govindaraju!

Say "hello" to UW's newest Luce Scholar — and this year's youngest!

A passion for East Asian diplomacy

Through research or a future career in diplomacy, Benjamin Lee hopes to play a part in finding peace in East Asia.

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.


  • A passion for East Asian diplomacy

    April 22, 2015

    Audrey Lawrence

    Influenced by his South Korean background and international experience, senior Benjamin Lee hopes that his research or future career in diplomacy may one day contribute to peace in the region.


  • UW alum selected for prestigious Rangel Fellowship

    April 15, 2015

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    UW alumna Anne Mwendar, '14, was recently selected for the competitive Rangel Fellowship that will prepare her for a career as a diplomat in the U.S. Foreign Service.


  • Graduating senior Nadine Mortell recognized with regional leadership award

    April 13, 2015

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    UW senior Nadine Mortell loves helping other students succeed and hopes to pursue a career in student affairs when she graduates. Her deep involvement in the UW community and her boundless enthusiasm helped earn her the recognition of the NODA association's Regional Undergraduate Student Leader award.

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