Undergraduate Academic Affairs

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.

February 11, 2015

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.

December 29, 2014

From the lab bench to the White House

When Jennifer Lee, ’06, came to the University of Washington, she expected to earn her bachelor’s degree and then a Ph.D. in a science-related discipline. She didn’t think she’d end up working at the White House.

April 23, 2014

Undergraduate creates device to help diagnose cancer

Chris Burfeind is a senior studying mechanical engineering and researching microfluidic devices in Eric Seibel’s lab. With the help of the lab, Chris has created a credit card-sized device that can analyze biopsy tissues and help diagnose pancreatic cancer in minutes.