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The undergraduate experience at the University of Washington is, like our students, dynamic and diverse. Gain behind-the-scenes insight into the way UAA deepens and expands academics at the UW through feature stories, UAA’s alumni e-newsletter, and recent media stories about the people and programs in UAA.

Feature Stories


  • UW values: Committed to our DACA Dreamers

    September 5, 2017

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    UW logo

    Vice Provost and Dean Ed Taylor offered his thoughts on today's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Links to President Cauce's statement and resources are also available here.


  • 2017 UAA Staff Awardees Announced

    July 18, 2017

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    Drawing of a trophy

    Congratulations to the 2016-17 Undergraduate Academic Affairs staff recognition awardees. Selected for their dedication to supporting UAA’s mission of creating innovative academic experiences for undergraduates, these six UAA staff members made an indelible impact on UW students, faculty and staff. And the awardees are... Award for Excellence Aley Mills Willis, director of academic services, Honors…


  • Lupita Tovar: Mapping New Worlds

    July 5, 2017

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    Lupita Tovar working at the chalkboard.

    Lupita Tovar originally intended to major in business. However, the opportunity to get involved with research changed her mind. Now an astronomy major, Lupita investigates telescopes to map exoplanets (words outside our solar system). If successful, she’ll pitch her ideas to NASA and the greater science community.