There’s no one way to be a Husky

Picture of Guillermo Romano

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.


A Day in the Life: Dawn Tuason

Dawn in her cap and gown

If the University of Washington were a swimming pool, Dawn Tuason has not only swam the length of it, she’s swam the width of it as well. Involved in service, research, and scholarship, Dawn exemplifies the potential of a UW undergraduate experience like no other. Throughout her time as an undergraduate, Dawn has been a… Read More


Football intelligence: UW athletes squash stereotypes at the 2013 UW Undergraduate Research Symposium

John Timu and Hau'oli Jamora

UW junior John Timu took a noticeably deep breath as he and classmate Hau’oli Jamora prepared to present at the 2013 UW Undergraduate Research Symposium. As Husky football players, they’re celebrated for accomplishments on the gridiron, but the classroom is a different playing field. Outfitted in letterman jackets, they took position behind the podium, ready… Read More


Undergraduate discovery on display at annual Research Symposium

Undergraduate Research Symposium 2012

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… Read More