May 9, 2023
Undergraduates at the intersections of research: from blueprints to breakthroughs and visual arts to virtual reality
On May 19, over 1,000 undergraduates will present their research and scholarship to the public at the 26th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Celebrating scholarship and cutting-edge research of undergraduate researchers from all academic disciplines, the Symposium brings together students, faculty members and the greater community to engage with a diverse showcase of research and academic achievement at a signature event for the University of Washington.
April 10, 2023
Five University of Washington undergraduates have been honored as Goldwater Scholars by the Goldwater Foundation. Four of the five awardees are WRF Fellows and/or URLs who work closely with the URP. We are so proud of these students and the mentors who support them!
November 18, 2022
URP hosted a visit from U.S Under Secretary James Kvaal on November 3, 2022 and discussed research being conducted by current UW students and faculty, and the value of undergraduate research in promoting student belonging, retention, and career advancement.
June 7, 2022
Twenty undergraduate students in the arts and humanities examined the complex factors that lead to the creation, interpretation and removal of monuments in an innovative, interdisciplinary research institute.
March 30, 2022
UW senior Rachel Shi was selected to present at Posters on the Hill, a prestigious event hosted by the Council of Undergraduate Research. Shi is also a Levinson Scholar and serves as an Undergraduate Research Leader.
March 30, 2022
UW sophomore Alex Mallen and junior, WRF scholar, Sharlene Shirali were selected for the competitive Goldwater Scholarship, a national award.
February 10, 2022
An article written by the UW Department of Bioengineering recognizes the work of 2016 Undergraduate Research Mentor awardee, Nuttada Panpradist. Panpradist speaks about her journey of becoming who she is today, an award-winning and inspirational mentor, researcher and educator.
January 24, 2022
UW undergraduate, Daniel Chen, is co-first author on a newly published article in the journal, Cell. The paper focuses on long COVID, specifically how it occurs, and what aspects of initial COVID-19 can lead to the development of long COVID in patients months later. Read the full article here.
December 15, 2021
Are you a current UW undergraduate student interested in pain research and looking for a paid, fully immersive summer undergraduate research opportunity? Consider applying for the Scan Design Innovations in Pain Research Summer Program. The deadline to apply is February 2, 2022.
November 19, 2021
Masura and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Cheryl Greengrove decided to have groups of students accompany them on the Adventuress to help conduct research in order to expose students to work in the field.
November 16, 2021
Student well-being is top of mind as programs across Undergraduate Academic Affairs are welcoming back our students. This work involves building community so students feel connected and a sense of belonging.
November 9, 2021
Dozens of University of Washington undergraduates were involved in a cancer drug screening project that is the subject of a new paper in the journal Cells.
August 5, 2021
Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000) is widely recognized as one of the most important American artists of the 20th century. Part of Lawrence’s career was spent at the UW as a Professor of Art from 1971 – 1986. For the first time since his retirement from UW, Lawrence’s work and teaching are now the subjects of a new course at the UW School of Art + Art History + Design, taught by Assistant Professor of Art History Juliet Sperling.