The Daily | 5/21/12
Nearly 1,000 undergraduate students flooded Mary Gates Hall last Friday during the UW’s 15th-annual undergraduate research symposium, the biggest yet in university history and one of the largest such symposia in the country.
UW Today | 5/15/12
The largest Undergraduate Research Symposium in University of Washington history runs from noon to 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 18. At the first Undergraduate Research Symposium 15 years ago, 70 students presented their work. This year, almost 1,000 will explain projects ranging from movement recovery after spinal cord injury to the role of sports in post-earthquake Haiti.
Seattle Times | 11/7/11
A team of UW undergrads won the World Championship in synthetic biology at an annual competition at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. One of the students, Liz Stanley, is also a Washington Research Foundation scholar.
U.S. News & World Report | 9/23/11
The Pacific Northwest is a panoramic playground of mountains, rivers, and wind farms, and this topographical wonderland plays an important role in student life—academic and otherwise—at these five schools. UAA Associate Dean Janice DeCosmo quoted.
Seattle Times | 5/20/11
About 900 University of Washington undergraduate students came together Friday for the school’s Undergraduate Research Symposium, sharing the kind of cutting-edge research and novel thinking they’ve done during their college years.
UW Today | 11/17/10
The UW has received a $1 million grant from the Amgen Foundation to provide hands-on laboratory experience to about 100 undergraduate students over the next four years, through the Amgen Scholars Program. The Amgen Scholars Program is administered through the Undergraduate Research Program.
NW Asian Weekly | 5/21/10
Nearly 750 of the University of Washington’s most accomplished undergraduates showcased their contributions to innovative and ground-breaking research at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Particularly notable was the collaboration between UW students and students at Tohoku University in Japan. Some Japanese students traveled to the UW to present their work.
The Daily’s Double Shot | 5/28/10
Stories include the UW’s annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, in which over 750 students demonstrate their projects in a wide range of research areas including environmental, health, art, science and technology.
U Week | 5/13/10
Nearly 750 of the UW’s most talented and accomplished undergraduates will showcase their contributions to innovative and groundbreaking research at the Thirteenth Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, May 21, in Mary Gates Commons.
U Week | 4/8/10
A new study shows that UW undergraduates are doing a great deal of research as a normal part of their undergraduate programs — more than investigators anticipated. Students in the study reported that almost half of the courses they took after their freshman year had required research, most of it concentrated in upper-level courses. The study was conducted by the Office of Educational Assessment.
Seattle Times | 4/9/10
William Johnson will be known forever and all time as a Putnam Fellow. Johnson is an Honors student, Mary Gates Scholar, and presenter in the 2010 Undergraduate Research Symposium.
The Daily | 4/9/10
Senior William Johnson didn’t expect to beat his sixth-place score from last year in a national math competition, but he recently became the first UW student to win the competition since it began 72 years ago. Johnson is an Honors student, Mary Gates Scholar and presenter in the 2010 Research Symposium.
U Week | 4/1/10
William Johnson, who is majoring in mathematics and computer science, was named a Putnam Fellow, placing among the top five out of more than 4,000 students who competed this year. Johnson is an Honors student, Mary Gates Scholar, and will present at the 2010 Research Symposium.
U Week | 2/4/10
Alyssa Sheih has been involved with undergraduate research since the day that she started at UW. As an incoming freshman, she was a NASA Space Grant recipient. With that scholarship came the opportunity for hands-on research. Part 3 of 4 in a series describing UAA’s Center for Experiential Learning.
U Week | 1/14/10
Zachary Draper, the second of six authors of a research paper published in the peer-reviewed Astrophysical Journal, is just a sophomore, and his contributions were key to the work. Zachary received an Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Award from the Undergraduate Research Program.
University Week | 8.20.09
When doors of collaboration and mutual understanding are opened, good things happen — connections are made and lessons learned that can last a career and improve the work of students and faculty alike. Such is happily the case with the UW’s Summer Institute for the Arts & Humanities, now in its eighth year.
University Week | 8/6/09
The Amgen Scholars program grows the next generation of biomedical researchers by immersing the best students in the laboratory of a top-flight researcher who provides them not just a research experience but becomes a mentor, and have them present their research findings to their peers at a national meeting and local sessions as well.
5.18.09 | The Daily
Nearly 700 undergraduates flooded Mary Gates Hall Friday, showcasing their findings at the 12th annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium held by the university’s Undergraduate Research Program (URP).
5.7.09 | U Week
Nearly 700 UW undergraduates will showcase their contributions to innovative and groundbreaking research at the 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. The symposium is from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, May 15, in Mary Gates Commons, and is organized by UW’s Undergraduate Research Program, which facilitates research experiences for scholars in all academic disciplines.
The Daily | 4.28.09
Though the UW could be raking in stimulus money to fund scientific research, the money will ultimately do little to offset cuts that will affect undergraduate students. Undergraduate Research Program’s Janice DeCosmo and Jennifer Harris quoted.
University Week | 05/08/08
Extrabular: That which is rambunctious, extensively extracurricular and spectacularly life-changing. It’s how UW undergraduate Amir Stone describes his research, which uses infrared tracking and real-time imaging in a digital arts installation called "Blight Horizon."
The Daily | 05/21/07
From the equality of women in Tanzania to the new Human Cytomegalovirus double-stranded RNA-binding proteins, students learned about a variety of topics at Friday’s Undergraduate Research Symposium in Mary Gates Hall.
The Daily | 05/18/07
Students and faculty will have a chance to learn about Cuban music since the fall of the Soviet Union, gender differences in engineering education and robots that detect wear in power cables, as Mary Gates Hall hosts the 10th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium today.
University Week | 05/10/07
Katharine Liang, a UW senior, initially got interested in medical research to help her mom, who because of myopic degeneration and glaucoma is legally blind. Now a neurobiology major, Liang studies biomaterials, as they are providing solutions such as artificial lenses and retinal implants.
UNIVERSITY WEEK | 8.17.06
Nathan Kutz and Josh Proctor have worked, studied, traveled, published and even applied for a patent together in their roles as professor and student, boss and employee and principal investigator and student researcher …
SEATTLE TIMES | 05.20.06
"A high-tech human exoskeleton powered by compressed air that could one day enable quadriplegics to walk…"
THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION | 03.24.06
Mary Gates Endowment Research Scholar Monty Read featured for his lifesuit. He started with scrap metal, but his goal is to computerize and refine the device, and, ultimately, to change paralyzed people’s expectations of their own mobility. His project has been his passion during a remarkable shift in his own fortunes …
UWEEK | Thursday, May 12, 2005
This year’s Undergraduate Research Symposium will attract more than 500 participants — a growth of ten-fold in the program’s eight-year history …
SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER | Saturday, June 12, 2004
Jennifer Lenhart graduates from the University of Washington today with the satisfaction of knowing that her research is influencing major international trade policies, with ripples
reaching the nation’s capital and the Third World ..
UWEEK | Thursday, May 13, 2004
Are small-scale stream restoration projects successful? What are the most efficient undergraduate business programs in the Pac-10? And by the way, how have novelty records affected British popular culture? Such questions and scores more ..