Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

OMA&D Launches New STEM Resources Web Site

OMA&D Launches New STEM Resources Web Site

From advising to career and graduate school preparation, prospective and current UW students from underrepresented backgrounds who are pursuing STEM majors can now access these resources in one place.

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Champions Program Recognized on National Stage

Champions Program Recognized on National Stage

The Angels in Adoption Award and a visit to the White House for freshman Rachel Scott highlight recent accolades for the OMA&D program that provides access and support for foster care youth.

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Alumni Q&A with Toyia Taylor, ’97

Alumni Q&A with Toyia Taylor, ’97

The former actress and current entrepreneur reflects on her Husky Experience and what inspires her to give back.

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OMA&D Recognizes New & Recently Tenured Faculty

OMA&D Recognizes New & Recently Tenured Faculty

Meet the latest group of faculty engaged in diversity-related research, teaching or service who are recently tenured or new to the UW, including American Indian Studies Chair Chris Teuton.

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Welcome Daze Introduces New Huskies to Campus

Welcome Daze Introduces New Huskies to Campus

A resource fair, welcome program, dinner and trivia contests were the featured activities at OMA&D’s annual orientation event for new students.

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Featured Stories

  • UAF Hackathon Team Featured Image

    November 12, 2014

    OMA&D Students Competing in UAF Hackathon at Microsoft

    Sophomore Gizelle Gando, junior Awet Alazar, senior Yuriana Garcia Tellez and sophomore Ying Dang comprise the UW team that will code and present a live demonstration of a mobile application for Windows Mobile.

  • Andy Pascua

    November 10, 2014

    OMA&D Mourns Loss of Colleague Andy Pascua

    The UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) mourns the loss of GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) Assistant Director Andy Pascua, who passed away on Wed., Nov. 5.

  • 2014 Kelly ECC Community Luncheons

    October 30, 2014

    Community Luncheons Usher in 2014 Academic Year

    The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) hosts a series of annual community luncheons to welcome incoming freshmen and transfer students to the UW and celebrate their acceptance into the university.

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