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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


  • Celebrating 10 years of Levinson Emerging Scholars

    April 24, 2017

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    Levinson Emerging Scholar alumni Jeff Bowman prepares for field work in AntarcticaJeff Bowman   Since 2007, the Levinson Emerging Scholars Awards have supported undergraduate researchers whose passion for science never rests. Mentored by and working alongside some of the University of Washington's most accomplished researchers and teachers, these students participate in the invigorating work of…


  • 2015-2016 President’s Medalists Announced

    February 24, 2017

    Bryan Nakata

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    President Ana Mari Cauce awarded three outstanding undergraduate students with the President’s Medalist award. Selected for their academic performance as well as their co- and extra-curricular involvement, their high grades and well-rounded extra-curriculars, this year’s recipients are: Hannah Werbel, a computer science major; Siena Traverso, an early childhood and family studies major; and Evan Wang,…


  • Innovative paid internship allows student to gain hands-on work experience

    January 9, 2017

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    For students at the University of Washington, internships are key to crossing the gap between college and the world of work. However, financial need is a major setback that prevents many students from doing unpaid internships. This is the situation that faced Ruby Vigo. A student from the School of Social Work, Ruby’s longstanding desire…