Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity


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

First-Generation Button

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.

September 29, 2017

OMA&D Introduces New Huskies to the UW at Welcome Daze Kick-off Luncheon

2017 Welcome Daze

The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity introduced first-year students and their families to the UW at its annual Welcome Daze Kick-off Luncheon at the Husky Union Building, Sept. 22.

September 5, 2017

UW Leadership: Committed to our DACA Dreamers

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UW President Ana Mari Cauce and Vice President for Minority Affairs & Diversity and Chief Diversity Officer Rickey Hall respond to the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

August 30, 2017

POD Features VP Rickey Hall in Leadership Interview

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UW Professional & Organizational Development featured a Q&A with OMA&D Vice President Rickey Hall in the latest issue of Leading Edge

August 14, 2017

President Cauce: Reflections on the tragedy of Charlottesville

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UW President Ana Mari Cauce shared a message with the campus community regarding her reflections on the tragedy that took place in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.

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