Undergraduate Academic Affairs


February 15, 2024

Outstanding opportunity for transfer academic adviser

UAA Human Resources

UAA Advising has an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic, service-oriented and student-centered individual to join our team as a transfer academic adviser (Academic Counselor NE S 6). We aim to build a diverse pool of experienced candidates from a range of academic and professional backgrounds. The right candidate will join a collaborative, purposeful team of professionals excited to play an instrumental role in the lives of students by helping them make informed academic choices, and supporting their experiences at the UW and beyond.

January 23, 2024

UW senior Abby Burtner selected to be 1 of 16 Churchill Scholars

Danielle Marie Holland

Photo of Abby Burtner in her lab.

The Churchill Foundation selected 16 exceptional students as Churchill Scholars from a pool of 121 candidates this academic year. This year’s competition highlights the dedication, talent and exceptional accomplishments of the scholars, setting the stage for an even brighter future in the STEM fields and scientific exploration. Burtner came to the UW from her hometown…

January 19, 2024

Narrowing the education gap 

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Situated at the University of Washington in Undergraduate Academic Affairs, CCRI leverages their research to improve educational outcomes locally and nationally, while serving as a valuable resource for community colleges and state systems. In this Q+A session, Dr. Lia Wetzstein, director of CCRI, delves into the critical work of narrowing the equity gap and creating…

December 22, 2023

Now hiring Early Entrance and UW Academy coordinator

UAA Human Resources

The primary function of the Early Entrance and UW Academy coordinator is to assist the RC’s Early Entrance Program (EEP) and UW Academy (Academy) efforts to provide highly capable students with academic programming, advising, and event services to support the student learning experience. This position reports directly to the Director for EEP and Academy and is essential to the programs’ work to support early entrance students and their families during their time at UW. This position also supports the mission of the Center as a whole by being a part of the Center’s support team, outreach team and assisting with Center-wide events as needed.

December 4, 2023

Black Studies through time, art and being

Danielle Marie Holland

Photo of Jai Lasker with her guitar.

This year’s theme was developed by accomplished UW faculty members, Habiba Ibrahim, Jasmine Mahmoud, Bianca Dang and Chari Glogovac-Smith. Under their mentorship, the 2023 cohort engaged in a collaborative journey of mutual learning, independent thinking and development of interdisciplinary research projects spanning across English, history, performance and experimental media. Jai Lasker   Participant Jai Lasker,…

November 21, 2023

Communities and campus converge at the Community Engagement and Leadership Education Center

Danielle Marie Holland

Photo collage of students involved in community-based service

The Community Engagement and Leadership Education (CELE) Center at the University of Washington recently published its annual report for the 2022-23 academic year. This report is a testament to the remarkable impact and extraordinary achievements made by over 2,000 undergraduate students in leadership development, civic engagement and public service throughout the greater community.

November 16, 2023

Outstanding opportunity for a program manager for Student Civic Leadership Development

UAA Human Resources

The program manager for Student Civic Leadership Development leads the day-to-day implementation of our CELE Civic Fellowships, Democratic Education (Democracy Dawgs), and Husky Leadership Certificate programs. The range of tasks in this position will include: direct advising with students selected for civic fellowships/scholarships, outreach to students and campus partners regarding civic leadership and democratic education programming, work with faculty/instructors to support civic leadership programming in their classrooms, and management of online systems and web content to enable and support civic leadership learning at the University of Washington.

November 7, 2023

Belonging: My Husky experience through UW Honors

Samantha-Lynn Martinez

Photo of Samantha-Lynn Martinez using RED camera.

UW undergraduate student Samantha-Lynn Martinez delves into the world of wildlife cinematography, science communications and belonging. In this commentary, Martinez discusses the importance of representation in the field and reflects on her growth and the support she received from the UW Honors Program and her community. Martinez emphasizes the power of belonging, recognizing the value of her voice and creative interests in academic and professional settings. She aspires to continue her journey in science communications and conservation filmmaking, inspiring others along the way.

Now hiring program manager for First Year Engagement

UAA Human Resources

Join First Year Programs (FYP) as a program manager for First-Year Engagement! FYP plays a crucial role in ensuring the successful entry and transition of over 9,100 new students and 5,000 family members to UW by focusing on positive academic transitions and diverse learning communities. As the program manager, you will lead and oversee the First-Year Interest Groups (FIG) program and Dawg Daze programming. You’ll also facilitate General Studies 470 to support the student leaders in the FIG program. Your skills in building and maintaining relationships across campus will be critical in supporting transitional programming for first-year students. If you have strong project management, organizational and communication skills, apply now to be part of our dynamic FYP team.

November 3, 2023

Now hiring assistant director of Rural and Tribal Partnerships

UAA Human Resources

Join the Community Engagement and Leadership Education (CELE) Center as an assistant director of Rural and Tribal Partnerships. The CELE Center provides students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to contribute to thriving communities. CELE programs are centered around the areas of community-engaged learning, democratic engagement, leadership education, P-12 student success and place-based initiatives. As the assistant director, you will oversee Riverways Education Partnerships’ rural and tribal initiatives such as Literacy Arts Alternative Spring Break, STEM Alternative Spring Break, Culture and Science Exchange (CASE), Neah Bay Telling our Stories and Riverways Guides. Your work will connect UW undergraduate students with K-12 students across Washington State to address inequities in public education and promote tribal sovereignty and racial justice. If you have an understanding of the racial and socioeconomic disparities that exist in education and are skilled in building and maintaining community partnerships apply now to be part of our collaborative CELE Riverways team.

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