Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity


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.

February 24, 2017

Congressman John Lewis Visits the UW

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UW students had the special opportunity to hear from Congressman and American civil rights icon John Lewis at Meany Hall on the UW Seattle campus, Feb. 23.

February 11, 2017

An Evening with UW Alumna & Author Tiffany Dufu, Feb 21

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OMA&D welcomes Tiffany Dufu back to campus as she launches her ground-breaking memoir “Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less.” A dialogue with UW senior Maria Abando and book-signing will take place Feb. 21.

February 10, 2017

UW Students Invited to Attend Conversation with Rep. John Lewis, Feb. 23

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John Lewis is Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District Representative and an American icon, widely known for his role in the Civil Rights movement.

February 3, 2017

Campus Walker Winter 2017

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Known as the “Campus Walker,” retired OMA&D Associate Vice President Emile Pitre photographs beautiful images across campus. His latest gallery features photos from the UW’s Botany Greenhouse.

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