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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.

Alumni Gather to Cheer on Husky Football

Football Viewing Party 2016_featured image

OMA&D alumni and friends came together to cheer on the nationally-ranked UW football team to a 66-27 victory over the California Golden Bears at a special viewing party at the Tap House Grill in downtown Seattle, Nov. 5.

November 18, 2016

A Safe and Welcoming Place for All

W Logo Purple Hex

President Ana Mari Cauce and Provost Jerry Baldasty shared a message regarding the university’s commitment to the safety and security of our community, as well as its resolve to create an inclusive and welcoming campus.

October 26, 2016

Message from the Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer – Fall 2016 eNews

Rickey Hall Featured Image

It is exciting to share my first official eNews greeting as VP for OMA&D and chief diversity officer for the three UW campuses. I can’t express enough how thrilled I am to be a part of the UW and greater Seattle communities.

October 7, 2016

The Wallaces: Two Paths to Diversity

Vincent Wallace and Beatriz Pascual-Wallace featured image

Vincent Wallace and Beatriz Pascual-Wallace, ’87, both grew up in diverse communities and pursued good public educations. Today, the pair have the same desire: that future generations will have similar opportunities.

October 6, 2016

Welcome Daze Kick Off Luncheon Introduces New Huskies to the UW

2016 Welcome Daze Featured Image

The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) introduced first-year students and their families to the UW at its annual Welcome Daze kick off luncheon at the Husky Union Building, Sept. 23.

September 29, 2016

Campus Walker Fall 2016

Campus Walker Fall 2016

The latest edition of Emile Pitre’s “Campus Walker” photo gallery series features images from the Union Bay Natural Area in the UW Botanic Gardens.

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