Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity


March 8, 2018

HLI Fireside Chat Series Connects Students to OMA&D 50th Anniversary

HLI Fireside Chat Series

This 2018 winter quarter series, “Lighting the Way,” featured five influential alumni who were impacted by OMA&D programs or served as champions of diversity, equity and inclusion during their time at the UW.

March 2, 2018

The Honorable Ricardo S. Martinez to Receive UW’s 2018 Odegaard Award

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A student activist during the movement for civil rights on campus in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, Judge Martinez turned his desire to create change into a distinguished judicial career that has spanned almost three decades.

January 30, 2018

Professor James A. Banks to Present 14th Annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture

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UW Professor James A. Banks, known widely as “the father of multicultural education,” will present OMA&D’s 14th annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Fri., April 13, in Kane Hall Room 220.

January 19, 2018

UW, TheDream.US announce new scholarship partnership to benefit undocumented students

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The UW and TheDream.US announced a new partnership this week that will provide scholarships to qualified undocumented students who graduate from two-year colleges and transfer to UW Seattle.

January 3, 2018

Happy New Year from OMA&D!

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The past calendar year was filled with some memorable moments. We now look ahead to 2018 – a year that marks the 50th anniversary of the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity.

December 22, 2017

OMA&D Receives $36.6 Million in New Grants and Renewals

2017 McNair Program Cohort

In 2017, OMA&D received six new grants and grant renewals from the U.S. Department of Education to deepen its support for low-income, first-generation and underrepresented students both on campus and throughout the state.

November 5, 2017

UW to Participate in National First-Generation College Celebration on November 8

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To recognize the celebration and demonstrate their presence to students, faculty and staff on all three UW campuses who were first-generation college students have been invited to wear “I Am First-Generation” buttons.

October 25, 2017

OMA&D Announces Second Round of Diversity and Inclusion Seed Grants

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Proposals are now being accepted for grants intended to support the work of administrative and academic units across the UW’s tri-campus community that advance the goals of the Diversity Blueprint.

October 20, 2017

The Jardines: Inspired to Support Student Success

OMA&D donors Dan and Linda Jardine

After experiencing the impact that OMA&D support programs have on the lives of students, Linda and Dan Jardine are bequesting 50 percent of their estate to wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House.

October 18, 2017

Alumni & Friends Gather for Husky Football Viewing Party

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Alumni and friends of the OMA&D community came together to cheer on the nationally-ranked UW football team versus Arizona State at a special viewing party at the Tap House Grill in downtown Seattle, Oct. 14.

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