Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Events and Announcements


May 20, 2019

Spring Celebration showcases Huskies’ dedication to service and leadership

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Student stands in front of her poster and explains her research

University of Washington students’ dedication to community engagement and leadership will be recognized at the Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership on May 21 from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Husky Union Building (HUB) on the UW Seattle campus. The annual event showcases UW undergraduates who serve and lead in their communities, both on…


May 16, 2019

Undergraduates to present research spanning academic disciplines on May 17, 2019

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Photo of Mary Gates Hall Commons during the Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Symposium runs from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. on the UW Seattle campus. Students will present their research in poster, oral and performing arts sessions in Mary Gates Hall and Johnson Hall, and in a visual arts and design showcase in Odegaard Undergraduate Library (see event details below). UW Regent Constance Rice, Provost Mark Richards and…


July 23, 2018

Sean Gehrke named director of the Office of Educational Assessment

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Photo of Sean Gehrke

Undergraduate Academic Affairs is thrilled to announce Sean Gehrke as the new director of the Office of Educational Assessment (OEA). Gehrke brings more than 15 years of experience as an administrator, researcher and leader in higher education. In his new role, Gehrke, along with his colleagues in OEA, will lead the charge in assessing the…


May 15, 2018

Undergraduates to present research spanning academic disciplines on May 18, 2018

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Student presents his research in a poster presentation

The Symposium runs from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. on the UW Seattle campus. Students will present their research in poster, oral and performing arts sessions in Mary Gates Hall and Johnson Hall, and in a visual arts and design showcase in Odegaard Undergraduate Library (see event details below). UW President Ana Mari Cauce is scheduled to…


February 12, 2014

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to visit UW in March

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Portrait of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

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.


January 15, 2014

Thousands from UW community and Seattle to volunteer for MLK Day of Service

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

MLK quote and illustration

On January 20, 2014, the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, thousands of volunteers will honor the civil rights leader’s legacy of service by volunteering in the community at more than 80 projects identified by local nonprofit organizations. The MLK Day of Service is an annual, national tradition. The University of Washington-coordinated event brings together University…


October 10, 2013

UW football team has 2nd highest graduation rate in Pac-12: article

Deanna Duff

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On October 10, 2013, the Seattle Times reported that the UW football team has the 2nd highest graduation rate in the PAC-12. Citing UW athletic officials, the Times reported that the “football team has a combined grade-point average of 2.78 and 74 percent of Husky football players graduate from college within six years.” Stanford has…


Call for nominations for Distinguished Teaching Awards

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

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The Center for Teaching and Learning and Undergraduate Academic Affairs invite nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Awards, Excellence in Teaching Awards, and the S. Sterling Munro Public Service Teaching Award. The Distinguished Teaching Award honors instructors who have demonstrated extensive knowledge and mastery of the subject matter; displayed the ability to inspire, guide, and…


October 2, 2013

Explore scholarships at 2013 Scholarship Fair

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Scholarship and Fellowship Fair happens 10/10/13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Learn about and explore the variety of scholarships, fellowships, and other funded programs for undergraduate and graduate students as well as your post-graduate years. Program representatives from UW, local and national organizations, agencies, departments, etc. will be tabling throughout the day, as well as offering specific workshops & information sessions. The Scholarship Fair in Mary Gates…


August 19, 2013

Students from unique summer research programs share their work

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Guillaume Urtecho

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…



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