Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Husky Leadership Initiative

May 13, 2015

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

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Gallery presentations at the Spring Celebration

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

June 15, 2014

Celebrating service and leadership

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Still of Zack Peggins

Each year, thousands of UW undergraduates engage in service and leadership projects on campus and in the community, bringing the classroom beyond the four walls that house desks and chairs. At the annual Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership, students showcase their work and learning related to these projects. Students, staff, faculty and community members hear about these dynamic experiences from the students firsthand.

May 12, 2014

Discover the impact of student service and leadership at the Spring Celebration

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Picture of Hanna Dinh volunteering with young student

UW students have a zeal for community service and activism. In 2012-13, more than 7,000 students engaged in academic service-learning, volunteering a staggering 465,000 hours with organizations such as Girls on the Run and the National Alliance on Mental Illness.  That’s the equivalent of 53 years of service. In recognition of this extraordinary accomplishment, the…

June 28, 2013

Leadership: Beyond the yellow brick road

Asa Irwin

Ackerly Foundation representatives and students

Transforming the world of Oz was a team effort by Dorothy, the Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, and Scarecrow. What was their secret to success? How did they lead? Here at the University of Washington, we know that successful leadership begins with learning to lead and includes meaningful—and multiple—ways to practice and sharpen those skills. The…