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  • Adiam Tesfay named director of Academic Support Programs

    October 3, 2017

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

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    Undergraduate Academic Affairs is thrilled to announce Adiam Tesfay as the new director of Academic Support Programs (ASP). Tesfay joined Academic Support Programs in 2011, first serving as assistant director, then associate director and most recently interim director. Over the course of her tenure, she has actively worked to help students navigate the transition to…


  • Welcome from Vice Provost and Dean Ed Taylor

    September 26, 2017

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    Our work within UAA and out across the University is tied together and interdependent. Research, service and scholarship go hand in hand. The first-year experience, and students’ transitions through to declaring a major and graduating into lives outside the University are one and the same. Leadership, service and ethics all serve the same purpose: To…


  • UW values: Committed to our DACA Dreamers

    September 5, 2017

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

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    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.