Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity


October 12, 2015

Alumni and Friends Celebrate Big Husky Win at Viewing Party

UW Football Viewing Party Featured Image

OMA&D alumni and friends came together to cheer on the UW football team to a 17-12 upset victory over nationally-ranked USC at a special viewing party at the Tap House Grill in downtown Seattle, Oct. 8.

October 1, 2015

Q&A with the Interim Vice President and Vice Provost


Dr. Gabriel Gallardo was appointed as the interim leader of OMA&D following Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange’s departure this summer. Get to know a little more about him and his priorities for the coming academic year.

September 25, 2015

Welcome Daze Introduces New Huskies to the UW

Featured Image 2015 OMA&D Welcome Daze

The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) introduced new students and their families to the UW at its annual orientation event, Welcome Daze, on Sept. 25, at the Husky Union Building.

September 23, 2015

Making College the Expectation, Not the Exception

2015 GEAR UP EDI Summer Institute Featured Image

The staff at small, remote Wahkiakum High School in southwest Washington is transforming its college-going culture and sharing its best practices thanks to the GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative.

Creating a Merck Scholar Legacy

Meck Scholars

University of Washington senior Taylor Boyd joined a prestigious group when she received a United Negro College Fund/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year.

How to Be Boundless: Alumni Share Advice

Kim Hunter

The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity encourages all students and staff who walk through its doors to follow their passions and pursue their dreams.

September 20, 2015

Campus Walker Fall 2015

Campus Walker Fall 2015

Retired OMA&D Associate Vice President Emile Pitre, also known as the “Campus Walker,” has been photographing beautiful images of campus throughout the last several years. His latest gallery highlights one of his favorite subjects: hummingbirds.

September 9, 2015

OMA&D Welcomes New UW Faculty Members

Mia Tuan

As the 2015 fall quarter commences, OMA&D is pleased to recognize the latest group of faculty engaged in diversity-related research, teaching or service who are new to the UW.

September 2, 2015

Patricia Loera Named OMA&D Associate Vice President for College Access

Patricia Loera

Patricia Loera, a University of Washington alumna and longtime advocate for educational opportunity, will join the UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity as associate vice president for college access, effective Sept. 8.

August 20, 2015

Chadwick Allen Named UW Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement

Chadwick Allen

Chadwick Allen, a specialist in Native American and global Indigenous studies, joined the University of Washington as associate vice provost for faculty advancement on Aug. 17.

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