Undergraduate Academic Affairs

LeAnne Wiles, associate director in First Year Programs, named a Distinguished Staff Awardee

LeAnne Wiles, associate director in First Year Programs, was recently named a Distinguished Staff Awardee for 2014! Four individuals, including Wiles, and one team were awarded the University of Washington’s top honor for its staff.

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to visit UW in March

On March 10, 2014, United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will visit Seattle to talk about My Beloved World, her memoir chronicling her journey from a housing project in the Bronx to her service as a federal judge in New York and ultimately as a Supreme Court Justice.

Welcome from the Dean Autumn 2013

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Fall quarter is always an invigorating time for me. We begin by welcoming our newest students to the academic life of the University of Washington at Freshman Convocation, an event that represents the moment when students fully transition into the UW. These students join those who are settled and have found

Undergraduate discovery on display at annual Research Symposium

More than 1,000 talented University of Washington undergraduates will showcase their contributions to innovative and groundbreaking research at the Sixteenth Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, one of the largest such symposia in the country. The symposium will take place May 17, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., in Mary Gates Hall. Some presentations will also

MLK and sacred songs that feed the soul

I crave the sound of a call and response—the verbal and non-verbal interaction between a speaker and listener—that is endemic to democratic participation in public matters; the kind of call that allows us to acknowledge misfortune, ruination, or loss, followed by a response proclaiming that freedom and justice are close at hand. It’s a reminder