UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity E-news
Fall 2010

From the Vice President and Vice Provost

Sheila Edwards Lange
Sheila Edwards Lange

The beginning of a new school year is always filled with anticipation and renewal, and as UW students converge on campus once again it is a great time to connect with our alumni and friends. We value this opportunity to keep you apprised of recent changes and new developments in the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D). More...

Around Campus

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Come Home for The Weekend!
OMA&D will host The Weekend, a series of exciting events geared toward alumni of color and friends of diversity taking place in conjunction with the University of Washington’s Homecoming, Oct. 15-16. More...

The Weekend

What's New in OMA&D
There are several exciting updates taking place in the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity relating to websites, social media and new initiatives. More...

2011 Freshman Application Deadline Moved Up to Dec. 15
This past summer, the UW announced a new deadline for 2011 freshman admission applications for the Seattle campus.

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OMA&D Lands CAMP Grant, STAR Grant Renewal
OMA&D recently received some good news regarding a pair of federal grants to benefit the CAMP and STAR programs. More...

Ernest J. Aguilar
Spencer G. Shaw

In Memoriam
The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity recently bid farewell to four champions of diversity: Ernie Aguilar, Edward Jones, Roberto Maestas and Spencer G. Shaw. More...


Celebrating Diversity

Jai-Anana Elliott

Diversity Award for Community Building
Jai-Anana Elliott, associate director of diversity and recruitment at the UW Foster School of Business, will be honored at the Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) Bridging the Gap Breakfast on Oct. 16. More...

Ike Nwaneshiudu

Recent Honors
UW doctoral student Ike Nwaneshiudu received the LSAMP Outstanding Engineering Mentor award, while Yakima Valley GEAR UP parent Oscar Hernandez earned a national honor. More...

Connie Kravas (l), Greg Lewis & Mark Dederer

Donors Recognized at VP Club Event
A special donor appreciation event for Vice President’s Club members took place at the home of Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange in July. More...

Viewpoints, Fall 2010

Coming Soon: Viewpoints, Fall 2010
The fall 2010 issue of Viewpoints highlights the 40th anniversary of the Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program (GO-MAP). Look for it when the magazine appears in early October.

Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Remix, July 2010

Alumni Remix Recap
Approximately 250 alumni of color and friends of diversity enjoyed an exciting evening of networking and entertainment at the second annual Alumni Remix in July. More...

Andreah Blue
Cameron Wong
Angela King
Nate Miles

EOP Alumni
Make Event
a Success
Ahndrea Blue, '92; Cameron Wong, '93; Angela King, '95; and Nate Miles, '82, each played vital roles at last May's 40th annual Celebration event. More...

Tracie Stevens

News & Recognitions
Read about the recent accomplishments of Ahndrea Blue, '92; Sokpul Chea, '01; Kim L. Hunter, '82; Carmela Lim, '05; and Tracie Stevens, ’06. More...

Oscar Rosales Castaņeda
Khiem Lai

Get Connected
Husky alumni Oscar Rosales Castañeda, '06, and Khiem Lai, '86, recently "got connected" with OMA&D. Will you be next? More...

Career and Job Search Resources
Are you a recent UW graduate? Or maybe you want to make a career change? Job search and career resources are abundant at the UW Career Center. More...

Faculty & Staff Spotlight

Frances Contreras

Recently Tenured Faculty
OMA&D congratulates six UW faculty of color who are newly tenured with promotion to associate professor. More...

David Horne

Meet New Faculty
OMA&D extends a warm welcome to several new faculty of color to the UW. More...

Devon Peņa

Devon Peña in Diverse Magazine
Dr. Devon Peña, UW professor of anthropology and Chicano studies, was one of three Mexican-American scholars featured in a Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine article in May who discussed Arizona’s immigration law and its effects on the state’s colleges and universities. Read the story.

Upcoming Events

Get information regarding future OMA&D affiliated events including The Weekend, the Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Celebration. More...

Project Updates

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Pre-Design Phase Complete
for House of Knowledge

The dream of building a House of Knowledge longhouse on the UW campus continues to move closer to fruition. More...

Ethnic Cultural Center Renovation
Keep up-to-date on the latest news regarding the ECC Construction Project. More....

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