Welcome from the Dean
our students and alumni got from here to there involved a mixture of
knowledge and acumen, maybe a bit of luck, and almost always plain old
grit and determination. We should all have moments where we are faced
with a challenge and say, “Let’s do this.” Each individual in this
e-newsletter has experienced a turning point. Read about them and
reflect on the turning points you’ve experienced in 2013 and what your
hopes are for the new year. Read more >
In the Spotlight
Helping the home team from the dugout
are busy rooting for the Seahawks these days but baseball season is
only a few months away. Read about UW alum Oscar Castro, Jr. working as a
Mariners bat boy and start to look forward to the "boys of summer."
Spring training—and new beginnings—are just around the corner. Read more >
Innovative Robinson Center alumni inspire students
Center alumni who have started companies—supported by an $800,000 Kickstarter
campaign, self-funded, and funded by angel investors—energized students
to appreciate that today’s studying can blossom into tomorrow’s business
opportunity. Students crowded together for Startups &
Entrepreneurs—the third-annual Robinson Center Alumni Speaker Series. Read more >
Novel gift inspired by books
you were a college student with a love of reading and some unexpected
cash in your pocket, what would you buy? Roman Camarda, ’13, had $75 to
put toward whatever books he wanted. As he considered what he wanted to
read, he realized that never before had he been able to spend money on
multiple books that weren’t textbooks for a class. Read more >
There's no one way to be a Husky
30,000 undergraduates at the UW means 30,000 individual ways to be a
Husky. The UW offers students countless opportunities to bring their
academics beyond the classroom, grow as leaders, contribute to research,
become global citizens, and serve our communities near and far. Learn
about some particularly meaningful student experiences. Read more >
Just in time: Make a year-end gift
It's not too late to make an end-of-year contribution to
Undergraduate Academic Affairs. Make a difference in the lives of
undergraduates and end your year on an undoubtedly good note by giving
to Undergraduate Academic Affairs.
Give a gift today >
In case you missed it
UW Holiday Greeting
Each and every year, Huskies in Seattle and around the globe make an
impact—whether it is through research, volunteering, education, creative
expression or countless other ways.
To reflect on 2013, we asked you—the University of Washington community—to share what made the year memorable.
See some great Husky moments and share your own in this holiday greeting!
Watch the greeting >
New students form big W for class photo
The first class photo at the new Husky Stadium took place on Sunday,
September 22, 2013. Freshmen and first-year transfer students stood in
the shape of a "W" from one 10 yard line to another and smiled for the
See the Seattle Times photos >
What are you doing now? How have your undergraduate
experiences impacted your current work? Tell us about it by emailing UAAalum@uw.edu.
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This newsletter is produced by Undergraduate Academic
Affairs to keep UAA alumni and friends connected to the diverse and inspiring
undergraduate community at the University of Washington.