Undergraduate Research Program

Research Spotlight & News


February 10, 2022

New Ph.D. grad Nuttada Panpradist ready for next challenge: faculty position

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.

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January 24, 2022

New COVID research published in Cell co-authored by undergraduate student Daniel Chen

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.

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December 15, 2021

Apply now for the 2022 Scan Design Innovations in Pain Research Summer Program!

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.

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November 19, 2021

UW Tacoma students conduct research aboard arctic cruise ship

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.

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November 16, 2021

UAA article highlights URP building community among students

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.

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November 9, 2021

Undergraduate students on the hunt for cancer killing molecules

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.

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August 5, 2021

Jacob Lawrence in Seattle: UW students and libraries create new book

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.

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