Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity


March 14, 2017

Joanne and Bruce Harrell to Receive UW’s 2017 Odegaard Award

Bruce and Joanne Harrell Featured Image

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

Ross Braine

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

Joe Lott Headshot

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

John Lewis Featured Image

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

Tiffany Dufu

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

John Lewis

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

Passiflora Misera

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.

January 10, 2017

OMA&D Mourns Passing of Former Assistant Vice President Michael Castillano

Michael Castillano

Michael Castillano, assistant vice president for the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity during the 1970’s and early 80’s, passed away on Dec. 6, at the age of 78.

January 4, 2017

OMA&D Mourns Passing of Alumnus & Community Leader Al Sugiyama

Angela King, Al Sugiyama Honored

Alan Sugiyama, ’84, a longtime community leader and champion for diversity at the University of Washington, passed away on Jan. 2, at the age of 67 following a two-year battle with cancer.

November 23, 2016

UW Community Gathers for 22nd Annual MAP Breakfast

2016 MAP Breakfast

A University of Washington Homecoming tradition for the last 22 years, the MAP Bridging the Gap Breakfast once again recognized alumni and students for their commitment to diversity and contributions to the community, Oct. 22.

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