Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Events and Announcements

July 23, 2018

Sean Gehrke named director of the Office of Educational Assessment

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

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Undergraduate Academic Affairs is thrilled to announce Sean Gehrke as the new director of the Office of Educational Assessment (OEA). Gehrke brings more than 15 years of experience as an administrator, researcher and leader in higher education. In his new role, Gehrke, along with his colleagues in OEA, will lead the charge in assessing the…

May 15, 2018

Undergraduates to present research spanning academic disciplines on May 18, 2018

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Student presents his research in a poster presentation

The Symposium runs from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. on the UW Seattle campus. Students will present their research in poster, oral and performing arts sessions in Mary Gates Hall and Johnson Hall, and in a visual arts and design showcase in Odegaard Undergraduate Library (see event details below). UW President Ana Mari Cauce is scheduled to…

February 12, 2014

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to visit UW in March

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Portrait of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

On March 10, 2014, United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will visit Seattle to talk about My Beloved World, her memoir chronicling her journey from a housing project in the Bronx to her service as a federal judge in New York and ultimately as a Supreme Court Justice.

January 15, 2014

Thousands from UW community and Seattle to volunteer for MLK Day of Service

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

MLK quote and illustration

On January 20, 2014, the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, thousands of volunteers will honor the civil rights leader’s legacy of service by volunteering in the community at more than 80 projects identified by local nonprofit organizations. The MLK Day of Service is an annual, national tradition. The University of Washington-coordinated event brings together University…

October 10, 2013

UW football team has 2nd highest graduation rate in Pac-12: article

Deanna Duff

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On October 10, 2013, the Seattle Times reported that the UW football team has the 2nd highest graduation rate in the PAC-12. Citing UW athletic officials, the Times reported that the “football team has a combined grade-point average of 2.78 and 74 percent of Husky football players graduate from college within six years.” Stanford has…

Call for nominations for Distinguished Teaching Awards

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

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The Center for Teaching and Learning and Undergraduate Academic Affairs invite nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Awards, Excellence in Teaching Awards, and the S. Sterling Munro Public Service Teaching Award. The Distinguished Teaching Award honors instructors who have demonstrated extensive knowledge and mastery of the subject matter; displayed the ability to inspire, guide, and…

October 2, 2013

Explore scholarships at 2013 Scholarship Fair

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Scholarship and Fellowship Fair happens 10/10/13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Learn about and explore the variety of scholarships, fellowships, and other funded programs for undergraduate and graduate students as well as your post-graduate years. Program representatives from UW, local and national organizations, agencies, departments, etc. will be tabling throughout the day, as well as offering specific workshops & information sessions. The Scholarship Fair in Mary Gates…

August 19, 2013

Students from unique summer research programs share their work

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Guillaume Urtecho

Many undergraduates return home for the summer; some study abroad; some work fulltime; some take classes. Some students spend the summer in unique research opportunities available at the University of Washington. Undergraduates who participated in a variety of research programs over the summer will share their work with their peers and the public over three…

May 6, 2013

Undergraduate discovery on display at annual Research Symposium

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Undergraduate Research Symposium 2012

More than 1,000 talented University of Washington undergraduates will showcase their contributions to innovative and groundbreaking research at the Sixteenth Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, one of the largest such symposia in the country. The symposium will take place May 17, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., in Mary Gates Hall. Some presentations will also…

April 25, 2013

Spring Celebration showcases students’ transformative leadership and service experiences

Hazelruth Adams

Preschool Children Learn Alphabet

At this year’s annual Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership, over 100 University of Washington undergraduates will share their involvement in transformative leadership and service activities. Fellow students, members of the community, and university faculty and staff are invited to attend the event and celebrate the inspirational work of students who have stepped up to…

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