Undergraduate Academic Affairs

June 8, 2011

Computer models to fly you to the moon*

Each year, thousands of UW undergraduates participate in research with faculty. As these undergraduate researchers graduate, they bring the critical thinking and problem solving skills they learned to graduate school or right into the workforce. For Undergraduate Academic Affairs and aeronautics and astronautics alum Peter Norgaard, ’04, research was an integral component of his undergraduate years.

UAA Alumnotes: Spring 2011

As a UW undergraduate, you may have participated in service learning, presented at the Undergraduate Research Symposium, received a Mary Gates Leadership award or served on the Honors Student Advisory Panel. All of these experiences (and more, in fact) make you an alum of Undergraduate Academic Affairs. Check out what some of our alumni have been up to since graduation.

Undergraduate Academic Affairs news digest, winter-spring 2011

Enjoy articles featuring UAA programs or people published since the last UAA Alumni e-newsletter. The stories are presented within themes that define the work of Undergraduate Academic Affairs.

Undergraduate service makes a difference for the community and students

Undergraduate participation in service learning has increased dramatically as students are eager to apply what they’re learning in class to an outside context and because they are driven to give back to the community. Learn how service and leadership made a difference for two UAA alumnae and meet two students who shared their experiences at this year’s Spring Celebration.

Robinson Center alumni and friends connect over chocolate

Last February, the Robinson Center for Young Scholars hosted an open house for Robinson Center students, parents, alumni, and parents of alumni. Conversation was bright, friendships were formed and renewed, and chocolate flowed freely from the chocolate fountain. Enjoy a few alumni, parent, and student reminiscences on their favorite memories of the Robinson Center.

Message from Vice Provost and Dean Ed Taylor, Spring 2011

In his greeting to UAA alumni, Vice Provost and Dean Ed Taylor highlights some UAA accomplishments and University challenges.

Donors recognized at Dean’s Club event

Celebrating the inaugural year of Undergraduate Academic Affairs’ Dean’s Club, Ed and Sue Taylor hosted a cozy reception for Dean’s Club members. Here are a few photos from the event.

June 6, 2011

UAA Recognition Event Tuesday, June 7

UAA Recognition Event Tuesday, June 7 UAA Staff are invited to the 13th Annual Undergraduate Academic Affairs Recognition Event. Celebrate the year with your UAA colleagues over light refreshments and bright conversation. WHEN: Tuesday, June 7, 3-5 p.m. WHERE: Walker Ames Room, Kane Hall