Professor Pozzo Honored with Education Award

Earlier this month Lilo Pozzo, Weyerhaeuser Endowed Associated Professor of Chemical Engineering at the UW, was recognized for her outstanding leadership in education by the Clean Energy Education and Empowerment Initiative at their annual Women in Clean Energy Symposium. She was honored for her student mentorship and leadership of post-Hurricane Maria recovery initiative in Puerto Rico.

Congratulation, Professor Pozzo!

To read the full article, click here. 

Call for UW Undergraduate Papers and Projects

What? The UW Library Research Award for Undergraduates recognizes outstanding research projects in all formats created by undergraduate students. Any current UW student is eligible to apply to the three categories: Lower-division (90 college level credits, or less); Upper-Division Non-Thesis; Upper-Division Thesis.

Why? Winners receive $1,000 and University-wide recognition for their outstanding accomplishment.  Additional awards of $250 are available for projects aligned with the theme of population health.

When? Deadline to submit is Monday, May 6, 2019, by 11:59pm PDT.

Where and How? Submission criteria and guidelines are available online.

Introducing Ask Me Sessions!

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be an undergraduate researcher? Do you have questions about how to manage research with classes/work/life, benefits/challenges in research and more?

Come to the “Ask Me Sessions”, where you can sit down with Undergraduate Researcher Leaders, current undergraduate students conducting research in a variety of fields, and get a take on their research experience at UW or talk about your own experience with research.

Apply to United UW

Behind each cherry blossom is a journey, and behind each face is a story. Oftentimes we focus on sharing our achievements and success, but rarely do we ever talk about the steps and obstacles we took to get here. At Unite UW, the focus is on building a family through story-telling. Every story holds a merit, no matter how big or small. Together, cry and smile through this 7-week cultural exchange experience. So what is your story?

Apply at by 9am on 3/25 (Monday)

Now Accepting Nominations for the Pressly Prize

The Department of History is now accepting nominations from UW students for the prestigious Pressly Prize!

The Pressly Prize, named for University of Washington Professor Emeritus of History Thomas Pressly and his wife, Cameron, recognizes outstanding history or social studies teaching at the secondary level in the state of Washington. The Department of History relies entirely on nominations from UW students to bring worthy candidates to our attention. Nominations are accepted from any current University of Washington undergraduate or graduate student from any major or department.

Please nominate a teacher who shows a significant devotion to their field. Nominations are due by 5pm on Friday, March 16. The Google Form is available at the following link:

Apply to the 2019 Summer Institute in the Arts and the Humanities

Calling all undergraduates in the arts and humanities wanting a different world.

The application for the 2019 Summer Institute in the Arts and the Humanities is now open, and this year’s theme is “Creating Alternate Worlds”.

To learn more about how to apply and to sign up for an information session, please visit:

Interprofessional LGBTQ Health Conference

The University of Washington is holding its first ever Interprofessional LGBTQ Health Conference this April, and they’re looking for abstracts!

The conference is inviting abstracts and proposals for presentations, workshops, and panels that address the health and well-being of LGBTQ communities. They are due on January 19, 2019.

For more information about the conference, click here.