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May 30, 2012

Gallardo Moderates Congressional Briefing in Support of McNair Program

News & Notes

Gabriel Gallardo, associate vice president for the UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity, moderated a congressional briefing in support of the Ronald E. McNair Program at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., May 16. The session titled “Protecting the McNair Legacy, Promoting Diversity Among Faculty: An In-Depth Discussion of…


2012 ECC Community Graduations

2012 ECC Community Graduations

The Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity’s Ethnic Cultural Center Community Graduations will celebrate the Class of 2012 leading up to UW Commencement on June 9. This year’s community graduations will be held May 30-June 8. The ECC Community Graduations are as follows: Filipino Graduation: Wednesday, May 30 Time: 6 p.m. Location: UW Tower (South…


May 29, 2012

Faculty Make a Difference by Mentoring

Spring 2012 eNews

For seniors Josh Matlock and Nichole Tyler, faculty mentors are making a significant impact on their pursuit of bioengineering degrees. Matlock, affiliated with OMA&D’s Stipends for Training Aspiring Researchers (STAR) program, and Tyler, affiliated with the Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD), were among the UW students honored at a national conference in November. Both…


Love Purple, Raise Gold Online Giving Event

Love Purple, Raise Gold Online Giving Event

In honor of the UW’s 150th anniversary, Huskies far and wide are coming together for a 48-hour online giving event with the goal of raising $150,000. Bring this special year to a triumphant close: Make a gift online to the UW school, program or scholarship you are passionate about—any time between 1:50 p.m. on June 7 and…


May 21, 2012

ECC Hosts Raise the Roof Party

Fencing Tells a Story at ECC Building Site

The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) will host a “Raise the Roof Party” on Thursday, May 24, at 3 p.m., at the building’s renovation site on the corner of Brooklyn Ave NE and NE 40th Street. Students, staff, faculty and community members are invited to sign a beam and watch as a crane…


May 16, 2012

Peoples, Student Scholars Honored at 42nd Annual EOP Celebration

Peoples, Student Scholars Honored at 42nd Annual EOP Celebration

Gertrude Peoples was presented the University of Washington’s Charles E. Odegaard Award and several student scholarship recipients were recognized at the 42nd Annual EOP Celebration, Fête and Honors, Thursday, May 10, at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. The dinner and scholarship fundraiser was hosted by the UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) and the…


May 15, 2012

Statewide Washington MESA Day to be held May 19 at Microsoft

Statewide Washington MESA Day To Be Held May 14 at Microsoft

Washington MESA Day, a one-day event of academic challenges for middle and high school students representing six MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement) Centers from across the state, will be held Sat., May 19, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond, Wash. Fostering collaboration with the state’s rich community of…


May 14, 2012

UW Hosts 20th Annual Pacific Northwest McNair/EIP/GO-MAP Research Conference

UW Hosts 20th Annual Pacific Northwest McNair/EIP/GO-MAP Research Conference

Over 70 undergraduate McNair scholars and colleagues representing 14 regional and national Universities will converge on the University of Washington campus for the 20thannual Pacific Northwest McNair/EIP/GO-MAP Research Conference, May 17-19. The conference is an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to convene and share intellectual ideas, engage in a variety of discussions and build…


April 30, 2012

Near Capacity Crowd Attends 8th Annual Kelly Lecture

Near Capacity Crowd Attends 8th Annual Kelly Lecture

A near capacity crowd of faculty, staff, students and community members filled a room in Kane Hall to hear Associate Professor of Sociology Alexes Harris present the UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity’s eighth annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture on April 19. Dr. Harris’ lecture titled “The U.S. Criminal Justice System: Race,…


April 18, 2012

UW Student Maria Givens Named 2012 Native American Congressional Intern

UW Student Maria Givens Named 2012 Native American Congressional Intern

University of Washington senior Maria Givens was one of 12 students from across the country selected to be a 2012 Native American Congressional Intern by the Udall Foundation, the organization announced April 9. Givens, who is pursuing a double major in political science and American Indian studies, will complete an intensive 10-week internship in the…



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