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Black Studies through time, art and being

Be inspired by undergraduate research in the arts and humanities on the theme A Black Sense: Time, Art and Being.

Belonging: My Husky experience through UW Honors

Honors student Samantha-Lynn Martinez shares how she found a sense of belonging through the Honors Program.

Revolutionizing Alzheimer’s care: Undergraduate research in public health [video]

Learn about UW senior Varuna Ravi's contributions to research into Alzheimer's.


  • UW recognized as a Fulbright top producer for the 2023-24 school year

    February 15, 2024

    Mary Gates Hall, University of Washington.

    The University of Washington made the Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of the Fulbright top producing institutions. A total of 14 students received Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for the academic year 2023-24, seven undergraduates or recent graduates and seven graduate-level students. Three UW faculty were named Fulbright scholars. The scholarship program is the largest…

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  • Outstanding opportunity for transfer academic adviser

    February 15, 2024

    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…

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  • Celebrating the 2022–23 Undergraduate Medalists

    February 8, 2024

    From the thousands of undergraduate students at the University of Washington, three are selected each year for the prestigious President’s Medalist Award. Sayako Mitchell, Ayush Agrawal and Cin Dacey Ahrens are the medalists for 2022–23, selected by a committee for their high GPAs, rigor of classes and numbers of Honors courses. All three are students…

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

    January 23, 2024

    Photo of Abby Burtner in her lab.

    Abby Burtner, ‘24, has been awarded the prestigious Churchill Scholarship in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the field of biochemistry. As a Churchill Scholar, Burtner’s next step is to complete a fully-funded master’s degree in pathology at Cambridge University. Abby Burtner, '24, is the UW's most recent Churchill Scholar. The Churchill Foundation selected 16…

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  • Narrowing the education gap 

    January 19, 2024

    Transfer students play a crucial role in the research conducted by Community College Research Initiatives (CCRI), spurring advancement in higher education by addressing the gaps in access to a college degree and the societal mobility it offers. Through their focus on the transfer student experience at community colleges, CCRI is at the forefront of innovation,…

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