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April 16, 2014

Metoyer to present 10th annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Cheryl Metoyer sits reading a book

In her lecture “Are We There Yet? The Four Directions in Native American Higher Education,” Metoyer will talk about the historic development of Native Americans in higher education.

March 3, 2014

Denny Hurtado to receive UW’s 2014 Odegaard Award

Denny Furtado

Denny Hurtado, former chair of the Skokomish Tribe and retired director of Indian Education for the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, is the 2014 recipient of the University of Washington Charles E. Odegaard Award.

October 21, 2013

Native American longhouse breaks ground Oct. 25

Drawing of the longhouse-style facility to be built at UW.

A public, groundbreaking ceremony for the University of Washington Native American longhouse-style facility, Wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ (Intellectual House), will take place Friday, Oct. 25, 3-5:30 p.m.

April 2, 2013

South African gender, sexuality and race topic of Samuel E. Kelly lecture April 18

headshot of Amanda Lock Swarr

Amanda Lock Swarr, a UW associate professor in gender, women and sexuality studies, will deliver the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity’s ninth annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Thurs., April 18.

February 5, 2013

Rogelio Riojas to receive UW’s 2013 Odegaard Award

A large 'W' is at the north entrance to the UW campus.

Rogelio Riojas, president and chief executive officer for Sea Mar Community Health Centers, is the 2013 recipient of the Charles E. Odegaard Award.