UW Students Participate In National STEM Conference

UW Students Participate In National STEM Conference

Twelve students affiliated with the University of Washington’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) and Genome Sciences Department participated in the 2011 Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) held February 24-26, 2011, at the Washington Hilton Hotel, in Washington, D.C. The national conference was attended by undergraduate and graduate… Read More


UW Center for Undergraduate Advising, Diversity & Student Success Holds Grand Opening

UW Center for Undergraduate Advising, Diversity & Student Success Holds Grand Opening

University of Washington faculty, staff, and students celebrated the grand opening of the new Center for Undergraduate Advising, Diversity & Student Success in Mary Gates Hall on Wed., March 16. Sheila Edwards Lange, Vice President for Minority Affairs and Vice Provost for Diversity, Eric Godfrey, Vice Provost for Student Life and Ed Taylor, Vice Provost… Read More


UW Champions Program Serving Foster Care Youth and Alumni

UW Champions Program Serving Foster Care Youth and Alumni

In June of 2009, Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange, the Vice President of Minority Affairs and Vice Provost of Diversity, charged Jennifer Schoen and Maddy Day with the task of developing a program aimed to serve foster care youth and alumni at the University of Washington. Less than one year later, Schoen, Manager of the Office… Read More


ECC Hosts 8th Annual Women of Color Reception

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The Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity’s Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC), along with Housing and Food Services, Q Center, Women’s Action Commission and the UW Women’s Center, hosted the eighth annual Women of Color Reception on March 2, in the Walker-Ames Room at Kane Hall. Associate professor of anthropology and adjunct associate professor of global… Read More


Saundra McGuire To Participate In OMA&D STEM Workshop

Saundra McGuire To Participate In OMA&D STEM Workshop

A professor of chemistry and assistant vice chancellor at Louisiana State University, Dr. McGuire will participate in the Studying Smart in STEM workshop at UW, April 6-8. Her lecture on April 6 is open to the campus community. The event is sponsored by OMA&D STEM divisions including the Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program, Initiative… Read More


OMA&D Spring 2011 eNews

OMA&D Spring 2011 eNews

The latest issue of the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity’s eNews is available now. This edition features information on upcoming events and news related to OMA&D programs, faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Read more…


41st Annual EOP Celebration To Be Held Thursday, May 5

41st Annual EOP Celebration To Be Held Thursday, May 5

Registration is available for this special dinner and scholarship fundraiser that recognizes the success of EOP students and the 2011 Charles E. Odegaard Award Recipient, Assunta Ng. The event will be held at Bell Harbor International Conference Center on the Seattle waterfront. Read more…


Washington MESA Receives Inaugural Washington STEM Grant

Washington Mesa is one of 15 educators, schools and education nonprofits from across the state to benefit from a portion of the $2.4 million grant aimed to boost the quality of education in science, technology, engineering and math. Read more…


OMA&D Participates In Fifth Annual African Heritage Unity Celebration

OMA&D Participates In Fifth Annual African Heritage Unity Celebration

UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) staff and students took part in the fifth annual African Heritage Unity Celebration, held Saturday, Feb. 12 at the Rainier Community Center in Seattle. The event served as a celebration of African cultural heritage and provided participants with community resources and informational workshops. Several community exhibitors, including… Read More