Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Be The First

Be The First

The UW is a launching pad for alumni of color to become the first in their fields to achieve remarkable milestones.

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Register Today for EOP Celebration!

Register Today for EOP Celebration!

OMA&D and the Friends of EOP will host this annual scholarship fundraiser on Thursday, May 7, at the HUB.

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Spring Break of Service

Spring Break of Service

Salvador Gomez, a student mentor with OMA&D’s College Assistance Migrant Program, donated his spring break to working with children in rural Washington whose backgrounds reminded him of his own.

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wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House to Open March 12

As Home for Native Learning Opens, A Dream is Realized

wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House will be an anchor for indigenous students, a hub for Native learning and a means of acknowledging the Duwamish people whose village and longhouses were once on the university grounds.

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Featured Stories

  • Sheila Edwards Lange

    April 13, 2015

    Message from the Vice President and Vice Provost – Spring 2015 eNews

    Spring is a busy time of year for all of us affiliated with the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity. We recently celebrated the grand opening of our new Native American longhouse-style facility and now are getting ready to host the annual Kelly Lecture and EOP Celebration. We hope to see many of our alumni…

  • Shawn Wong

    April 2, 2015

    2015 Kelly Lecture to Highlight Impact of Study Abroad

    University of Washington English professor Shawn Wong, who has designed and led numerous study abroad classes over the last 18 years, will address the importance of academic travel when he presents the UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity’s (OMA&D) 11th annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Thursday, April 16.

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    April 1, 2015

    Passion Never Rests: wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ - Intellectual House is a Decades-Long Dream Realized

    A passionate dream over 40 years in the making fueled the construction of this Native American longhouse-style facility, otherwise known as wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ - Intellectual House. Its cedar walls could barely contain the hundreds of UW and area tribal community members that came together for a two-day celebration to honor its grand opening, March 12-13.

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