University of Washington senior and Black Student Union (BSU) vice president for communications Tracy Hansen-Lamont referenced a quote by one of his heroes, Malcolm X, when addressing the faculty, staff, and students in attendance at BSU’s “Men Promoting Change” event at Parrington Hall, Nov. 15. “Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs… Read More
Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange, UW Vice President for Minority Affairs and Vice Provost for Diversity, was honored as one of the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2011 Women of Influence at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue on Nov. 16. Dr. Ana Mari Cauce, UW College of Arts & Sciences dean and the preferred candidate for UW provost,… Read More
Former University of Washington regent Ark Chin passed away on Sun., Nov. 13, at the age of 87. A World War II veteran, engineering executive and avid philanthropist, Chin was a regent from 1998-2004, serving as board president in 2001-2002. Chin was born in a small village in Tai Shan, China, and came to the… Read More
Faculty, staff, and students gathered to celebrate an open house for the Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity (EXPD) and First-Year Programs in Mary Gates Hall, Nov. 8. Both units have transitioned to newly renovated suites, with EXPD now in Suite 171 and First-Year Programs in Suite 120. The open house began in EXPD with… Read More
In honor of her commitment to educational excellence, Vice President for Minority Affairs and Vice Provost for Diversity Sheila Edwards Lange received a Crystal Eagle Leadership Award at Tabor 100’s 12th annual Captains of Industry Gala at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in downtown Seattle, Sept. 17. Tabor 100 is an all-volunteer organization… Read More
Over 100 alumni of color and friends of diversity gathered to celebrate UW homecoming with the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity at The Weekend, Oct. 29. Guests enjoyed tailgate festivities in The Zone before cheering on the Huskies to an exciting 42-31 Pac-12 victory over Arizona. OMA&D’s pre-game tailgate tent featured food, beverages, and… Read More
Free cupcakes and T-shirts on Red Square. Special promotions at area businesses. Everyone is invited to be part of W Day on Nov. 4, the UW’s 150th birthday! Huskies who live outside the Seattle area can post their UW memories and photos on the UW Facebook page or via the Twitter hashtag #UW150. Get the W Day details!
Dr. Gabriel E. Gallardo, associate vice president for Student Services and Academic Support Programs with the University of Washington’s Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity, has been elected to serve as president-elect of the Northwest Association of Special Programs (NASP).
Associate vice provost for faculty advancement and Russell F. Stark University Professor, Dr. Fraga was named on the 100 most influential Hispanics in the nation according to the publication’s Oct. 18 edition. Read more…
University of Washington students, faculty, staff, and alumni came together to break ground on the new Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity’s Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) on Wednesday, Oct. 12. Representatives from the student legacy groups involved in the founding of the original ECC in 1972 participated in the ceremonial “dig.” Those groups included… Read More