Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity


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.

June 9, 2017

OMA&D Mourns Passing of Former VP Herman Lujan

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Dr. Herman Lujan, who served as the vice president for Minority Affairs from 1978-1988, passed away on Tues., May 30, at the age of 81.

May 31, 2017

Harrells, Student Scholars Honored at 47th Annual Celebration

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UW Regent Joanne Harrell, ’76, ’79, and Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell, ’79, ’84, received the Odegaard Award and several outstanding student scholarship recipients were recognized at the 47th annual Celebration, May 16.

OMA&D’s Sharifova, Washington MESA to Receive Honors at UW Awards of Excellence Ceremony

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OMA&D student Narmina Sharifova will receive a President’s Medal and the Washington MESA team will receive a Distinguished Staff Award at the UW’s 47th annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony in Meany Hall, June 8.

May 8, 2017

Community Graduation Ceremonies to Celebrate Class of 2017

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OMA&D and the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center will join campus partners to celebrate the Class of 2017 by hosting their annual community graduation ceremonies, June 2-9.

April 18, 2017

OMA&D Announces New Diversity and Inclusion Seed Grants

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Administrative and academic units across the University of Washington’s tri-campus community can apply for seed grants to support projects that advance any of the six goals of the UW’s 2017-2021 Diversity Blueprint.

April 17, 2017

OMA&D Mourns Passing of Donna Kelly

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Donna Schaplow Kelly, widow of the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity’s founding vice president Dr. Samuel E. Kelly, passed away on Mon., April 3.

March 14, 2017

Joanne and Bruce Harrell to Receive UW’s 2017 Odegaard Award

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Established in 1973, the Odegaard award honors individuals whose leadership in the community exemplifies the former UW president’s work on behalf of diversity.

March 10, 2017

Whole U Staff Story: Iisaaksiichaa Ross Braine

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Tribal Liaison and wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House Director Iisaaksiichaa Ross Braine was recently featured by the Whole U in its Staff Story series.

March 2, 2017

Joe Lott to Present 13th Annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture

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Lott, associate professor in the UW College of Education and faculty director for the UW Brotherhood Initiative, will present “Invisible Men: Black and Brown Males in the Academy” in Kane Hall on Fri., April 7.

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