Undergraduate Academic Affairs

February 11, 2015

Animating her own evolving story

Viviane Poulain, the 2013-14 freshman president’s medalist, is fusing art and computer science to craft a curriculum that appeals to both sides of her brain.

A legacy of language

Inspired by her ancestors, 2013-14 sophomore president’s medalist Ashley Bobman is translating her work preserving the Ladino language into a future as a nurse practitioner.

Adding drama to neuroscience

From introductory Danish courses, to a position at a UW research lab, to volunteering with a local theater group, 2013-14 junior president’s medalist Mitchell Krawczyk is driven to pursue an interdisciplinary path.

January 23, 2014

Goalkeeper, photographer and skateboarder awarded president’s medals

University of Washington president’s medalists were recently selected for their high scholastic standing and difficulty of coursework. They represent undergraduate scholarship of the highest caliber. The students’ academic pursuits show interdisciplinary interests and their co-curricular and extracurricular activities demonstrate their classroom energy and commitment to a host of other interests. They are truly interesting individuals.