Undergraduate Academic Affairs

May 13, 2015

Undergrad sees change in the palm of her hand

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.

May 11, 2015

Meet the three UW students named 2015 Goldwater Scholars

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

May 7, 2015

Undergraduates to present research spanning academic disciplines on May 15

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.

December 29, 2014

Undergraduate robotics researcher returns to UW as assistant professor

Sam Burden, ’08, started as a bored high school student in eastern Washington who wasn’t even planning on going to college to an incoming assistant professor in the University of Washington’s Electrical Engineering Department. Undergraduate research in robotics was key to Burden’s academic experience.

August 19, 2014

Summer is for undergraduate research at the UW

For most, campus life is a little quieter during the summer but undergraduates continue to pursue research in a range of disciplines, from STEM fields to the humanities. They’re preparing to show their summer projects to a broader audience as well. Undergraduates participating in one of several summer research opportunities at the University of Washington will present their work August 20, 21, and 22.

May 12, 2014

Undergraduate research to take over Mary Gates Hall on May 16

On Friday, May 16, more than 1,100 University of Washington undergraduates will participate in the 17th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium—an event that might well be the country’s largest “show and tell” for undergraduate research. The Symposium takes place from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. in Mary Gates Hall; select oral presentations will happen in Johnson Hall and visual arts and design presentations will be in Odegaard Undergraduate Library.

December 29, 2013

There’s no one way to be a Husky

Nearly 30,000 undergraduates at the UW means 30,000 individual ways to be a Husky. The UW offers students countless opportunities to bring their academics beyond the classroom, grow as leaders, contribute to research, become global citizens, and serve our communities near and far. Learn about some particularly meaningful student experiences.

August 19, 2013

Students from unique summer research programs share their work

Many undergraduates return home for the summer; some study abroad; some work fulltime; some take classes. Some students spend the summer in unique research opportunities available at the University of Washington. Undergraduates who participated in a variety of research programs over the summer will share their work with their peers and the public over three

June 28, 2013

Oh the places they’ll go! New grads and their plans

Taking our inspiration from the classic children’s book (and graduation gift), Oh the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss, we asked some new graduates a couple questions. Those questions are: What’s your most memorable experience with an Undergraduate Academic Affairs program? Dr. Seuss says, “You have brains in your head. / You have feet in