August 5, 2015
On August 3, the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity bid farewell to its longtime leader, Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange, ’00,’06, who after a nine-year tenure as vice president and vice provost, moved on to serve as interim president at Seattle Central College.
July 30, 2015
A strong advocate for student success in higher education, Gabriel Gallardo has served in administrative roles with the UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) for nearly two decades.
July 1, 2015
A group of campus visitors turned a few heads when they toured the University of Washington on a sunny day back in April.
June 30, 2015
Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange, ’00, ’06, UW vice president for minority affairs and vice provost for diversity since 2007, has accepted a position as interim president of Seattle Central College, the Seattle College District announced on June 29.
June 24, 2015
I have always associated “home” as a place that is filled with love ones. Because of this, my “home” moves all around the world. I find home in Shimoga and Hyderabad, India – where I spent many summers with my extended family.
June 16, 2015
OMA&D’s Washington MESA (Math Engineering Science Achievement) excels at building pathways to college and careers in STEM fields for female and underrepresented minority students in grades K-12 and community college. The program was featured in the Spring 2015 issues of Washington Business Magazine.
“I come from a Southeast Asian background with the unique religion of Islam. I am blessed to come from the background as I do because it has provided me the understanding of diversity.”
June 12, 2015
“My parents were both overseas Filipino migrant workers (OFWs) who met while working abroad as waitstaff at the Dai Ichi Hotel in Saipan. Although I was born in Saipan, my sister was born in the Philippines.”
June 11, 2015
“My eldest sister was born 4 months after the 1988 uprising in Burma. Not long after she was born, my father fled across the border to Thailand, along with the many students involved in the uprising.”
June 8, 2015
Iisaaksiichaa Ross Braine, director of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House and the UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity’s tribal liaison, will be honored as one of five Distinguished Staff Award recipients at the UW’s 45th annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony on Thur., June 11, at 3:30 p.m., in Meany Hall Auditorium.
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