News & Events

  • Therese Mar

    August 14, 2014

    Therese Mar, Robin Neal Selected to Lead the IC, EOP

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Longtime OMA&D staff members Therese Mar and Robin Neal were recently appointed to serve as directors of the Instructional Center (IC) and Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), respectively.

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    June 23, 2014

    Class of 2014 Boasts Stellar Group of OMA&D Ambassadors

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    They studied abroad in more than five countries, held internships at some of the nation’s top companies, conducted research around the globe, and provided campus tours and student panels to more than 1,000 pre-college students.

  • 2014 ACS Spring Recognition Featured Image

    June 22, 2014

    Students, Staff & Faculty Honored at 2014 ACS Spring Recognition Reception

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity Academic Counseling Services honored students, staff and faculty at its annual Spring Recognition Reception held at the Peterson Room in the Allen Library, May 1.

  • Students stand behind Governor Inslee and smile

    June 18, 2014

    Statewide Summit to Help Undocumented Students Takes Place Friday at UW

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    The University of Washington will join several universities from across the state to host the HB 1079 Summit: A Decade of Dreaming, Friday, June 20, from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) on the UW campus.

  • No Longer Invisible Project

    June 12, 2014

    No Longer Invisible Project Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    To commemorate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in May, University of Washington students, staff, faculty and alumni shared their personal stories of identity in the “No Longer Invisible: In Their Own Words” project.

  • Pedro Arellano-Camarena with President Young

    June 5, 2014

    Hurtado, Student Scholars Honored at 44th Annual Celebration

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Denny Hurtado received the University of Washington’s Charles E. Odegaard Award and several outstanding student scholarship recipients were recognized at the 44th annual Celebration, Fête and Honors held May 22, at UW’s Husky Union Building.

  • 2014 Samuel E. Kelly Lecture

    June 1, 2014

    UW Community Attends 10th Annual Kelly Lecture

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Cheryl A. Metoyer’s lecture titled “Are We There Yet? The Four Directions in Native American Higher Education,” examined the challenges and experiences of Native American students in their pursuit of higher education.

  • Min Moon

    May 30, 2014

    No Longer Invisible: Min Jung Moon

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    "I am not just an American, Korean, and a follower of Mormon faith. I am so much more than that. I am a person of wonder, heart, gratitude, and unique struggles and aspirations - just like everyone else."

  • Phavy Chey

    May 29, 2014

    No Longer Invisible: Phavy Chey

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    "My mother was forced to leave her homeland following the Khmer Rouge, a genocide led by communists who killed over two thirds of Cambodia's population. She lost her entire family, including her husband, who was killed when he was forced to enlist in the war and her children who died soon after from starvation and…

  • James Hong

    May 27, 2014

    No Longer Invisible: James Hong

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    "There's a common misconception that diverse or ethnic cultures can be experienced through food alone. 'Let us share this spring roll, and upon digestion, our two minds shall become one.'"

  • Priscilla Kyu

    May 21, 2014

    No Longer Invisible: Priscilla Kyu

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    "Growing up, I tried to make sense of my ethnic and cultural heritage. Not quite Chinese. Not quite Burmese. Not quite American. I would listen and understand the adults in my family speak Burmese and while I understand, I never learned to speak the language."

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    May 20, 2014

    No Longer Invisible: Va'eomatoka Kenneth Liueli Valu

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    "I am a first generation Tongan immigrant. My mother and I came to the United States when I was 14 years old, leaving behind life on the islands of the Kingdom of Tonga with a total population of about 110,000 people."

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