Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Feature Stories


  • Snapshot from Beyond the Selfie

    May 20, 2015

    Audrey Lawrence

    The Husky Union Building (HUB) during the 2015 Beyond the Selfie: Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership was full of energized students and a breadth of interpretations of service and leadership. The annual event showcases nearly 200 UW undergraduates in poster sessions and oral breakout sessions who develop their leadership skills while committing their time, skills and hard work in service to…


  • Message from Vice Provost and Dean Ed Taylor

    May 13, 2015

    Ed Taylor

    UW undergraduates are driven to discover ways to make our big, complex world a better place. As they prepare to graduate, this rite of passage for them inspires hope in us.


  • Undergrad sees change in the palm of her hand

    May 13, 2015

    Audrey Lawrence

    Fueled by a series of transformative research experiences, Levinson Scholar Krittika D’Silva combines computer science with bioengineering to explore questions that will benefit low-resource settings in health care.


  • Beyond the Selfie: UW Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership to take place on May 20

    May 13, 2015

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    The 18th annual UW Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership showcases the incredible contributions of undergraduates—over 854,154 service hours in 2013-14!


  • Reflections and dreams of graduating seniors

    May 12, 2015

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    An inspirational selection of graduating seniors share their memorable UW moments and their plans after June.


  • Meet the three UW students named 2015 Goldwater Scholars

    May 11, 2015

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    This year's three UW Goldwater Scholars share their memorable research moments, who they most admire, and what the scholarship means to them.


  • Gennevi Fam Lu named 2015 Boren Scholar

    May 8, 2015

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    2015 Boren Scholar Gennevi Fam Lu will study abroad in Brazil in 2016 and conduct research for her senior thesis on solutions to combat drug trafficking.


  • Undergraduates to present research spanning academic disciplines on May 15

    May 7, 2015

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    The 18th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium will take place on May 15 and features more than 1,000 students presenting their research findings—an event that is among the largest of its kind in the nation.


  • A passion for East Asian diplomacy

    April 22, 2015

    Audrey Lawrence

    Influenced by his South Korean background and international experience, senior Benjamin Lee hopes that his research or future career in diplomacy may one day contribute to peace in the region.


  • UW alum selected for prestigious Rangel Fellowship

    April 15, 2015

    Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    UW alumna Anne Mwendar, '14, was recently selected for the competitive Rangel Fellowship that will prepare her for a career as a diplomat in the U.S. Foreign Service.