Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Focusing on Race & Advancing Equity

This Office of the Provost report spotlights some of the people and programs at the forefront of how the UW strives to create a welcoming climate, as well as teach and encourage dialogue about race and equity.

Creating a Merck Scholar Legacy

Senior Taylor Boyd (left) joined a prestigious group of UW students when she received a 2015-16 UNCF/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship.

Making College the Expectation

Teachers at Wahkiakum High School are transforming the college-going culture and sharing their best practices thanks to OMA&D’s GEAR UP EDI.

Can We Talk? Race & Equity at the UW

The fall issue of Viewpoint spotlights some of the people and programs at the forefront of the UW’s efforts to address race and equity.

  • Understanding and Supporting Undocumented Students at the UW

    November 20, 2015

    Gabriel Gallardo and Marisa Herrera at the Leadership Without Borders Center.

    The Office of the Provost’s report, “Focusing on Race & Advancing Equity,” features an article that highlights how OMA&D supports undocumented students on campus, including the services provided by the new Leadership Without Borders Center at the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center.

  • Tour for Diversity in Medicine Comes to the UW Oct. 24

    October 13, 2015

    Official UW Logo

    The grassroots effort to educate, inspire and cultivate future minority physicians and dentists will hold a day-long interactive workshop at the HUB for students interested in pursuing careers in medicine, dentistry and pharmacy.

  • Alumni and Friends Celebrate Big Husky Win at Viewing Party

    October 12, 2015

    UW Football Viewing Party Featured Image

    OMA&D alumni and friends came together to cheer on the UW football team to a 17-12 upset victory over nationally-ranked USC at a special viewing party at the Tap House Grill in downtown Seattle, Oct. 8.

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