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


Escobedo To Head Up New College Access Challenge Grant

Escobedo To Head Up New College Access Challenge Grant

The University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) was awarded a College Access Challenge Grant from the Higher Education Coordinating Board in January that will allow OMA&D to administer a unique bilingual college access and training program. Known by its Spanish name, Conocimiento de Colegio (College Knowledge) will help low-income farm worker… Read More


Brown Bag Lecture Series Highlights UW Faculty

Brown Bag Lecture Series Highlights UW Faculty

Thanks to the Diversity Research Institute’s Brown Bag Lecture Series, members of the University community can take a break during the noon hour, grab lunch, and listen to UW faculty members – who are leaders in their respective fields – present lectures on a variety of diversity-related research topics. Lectures take place on a frequent… Read More


Next Generation Speaker Series Features STEM Panel

Next Generation Speaker Series Features STEM Panel

UW alumni who are local experts in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields took time to share advice and encouragement with UW students during the latest Next Generation Speaker Series Panel held Jan. 25, at Paccar Hall.


UW Alumnus Tyrone Howard To Speak At Suzzallo Library March 4

UW Alumnus Tyrone Howard To Speak At Suzzallo Library March 4

Now an associate professor of communication at UCLA, Howard will discuss his new book, Why Race and Culture Matter in Schools: Closing the Achievement Gap in America’s Classrooms. A book signing will follow. Read more…