The Mentor Power for Success Program

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The Mentor Power for Success Program is a partnership between incoming Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity students (protégés) and continuing UW student mentors, to help protégés make a successful transition to university life. Read more…


Welcome Daze 2009

Welcome Daze 2009

The OMA&D hosted the 6th annual Welcome Daze in conjunction with Dawg Daze, which offers a variety of event to welcome incoming freshman and transfer students to the UW.


Chief John Vinson

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On Thursday, September 17, community members, the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity and the University of Washington President’s Minority Community Advisory Committee (UWMCAC) celebrated the appointment of the first African American Chief in University of Washington (UW) history.  John N. Vinson, who holds a Ph.D., in public administration from Western Michigan University, was appointed as… Read More


2009 Eastern Washington Scholars Reception

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On Saturday, August 29, 2009 the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity hosted the third annual Eastern Washington Scholars Reception at the Desert Wind Winery in Prosser, Washington. This reception recognized incoming University of Washington (UW) freshmen scholars, their family, friends, the community and UW alumni. The honored scholars represented various schools from the Yakima… Read More


$2.6 million grant

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A regional alliance of colleges, universities, support organizations and science centers will be working together to double the number of bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics awarded to underrepresented minorities within the next five years. Read more…


Ricardo Aguirre

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Chicano activist Ricardo Aguirre fought for social change. Ricardo Aguirre had many identities: A poor kid from a California border town. A die-hard Husky. A businessman. But every time he spoke before an audience — which was often — he began with this one: “My name is Ricardo Aguirre and I am a Chicano.” Ricardo… Read More


Fabiola Viveros

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Fabiola Viveros has been crowned as Miss Hispanic SEAFAIR 2009 by the Hispanic SEAFAIR Scholarship Program for Women. Miss Viveros is a proud student of the University of Washington and has served as a Student Ambassador for the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity. Among her duties as Miss Hispanic SEAFAIR, Miss Viveros will encourage… Read More


Leadership Team

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Meet the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity Leadership Team Read more…


RSVP to the Alumni Remix

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The Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity, in partnership with the UW Foster School of Business, Graduate Opportunities & Minority Achievement Program (GO MAP), College of Education, Information School and the Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP), bring you the Alumni Remix an evening of celebration, networking, great food and music. Read more…