Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

News & Events


  • Rickey L. Hall Named Vice President for OMA&D

    May 19, 2016

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    UW President Ana Mari Cauce and Interim Provost Jerry Baldasty announced today the selection of Rickey L. Hall as the new vice president for the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity and chief diversity officer, effective Aug. 1, 2016.


  • Community Graduation Ceremonies to Celebrate Class of 2016

    May 18, 2016

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    OMA&D and the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center will join campus partners to host their annual community graduation ceremonies, June 2-10.


  • Judge Jones, Student Scholars Honored at 46th Annual Celebration

    May 17, 2016

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    United States District Court Judge Richard A. Jones, ’75, received the Odegaard Award and several outstanding student scholarship recipients were recognized at the 46th annual Celebration held at the HUB Ballroom, May 5.


  • 2016 Kelly Lecture Draws Large Crowd on Parent & Family Weekend

    April 20, 2016

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    A crowd of over 150 filled wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House during UW Parent and Family Weekend to attend the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity’s 12th annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture featuring Dr. Janice Sabin.


  • Open Forums for Vice President of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    April 15, 2016

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    The Advisory Search Committee for the Vice President of Minority Affairs & Diversity and Chief Diversity Officer has selected three candidates for public interviews on the Seattle campus starting April 20.


  • Campus Walker Spring 2016

    April 4, 2016

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    Campus Walker Cherry Blossoms Spring 2016

    OMA&D's "Campus Walker," Emile Pitre, photographs beautiful images on campus. His latest gallery captures UW’s iconic cherry blossoms in the Quad.


  • The Honorable Richard A. Jones to Receive UW’s 2016 Odegaard Award

    March 14, 2016

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    The Honorable Richard A. Jones, United States District Court Judge in Seattle and 1975 graduate of the UW School of Law, has been named the 2016 recipient of the University of Washington Charles E. Odegaard Award.


  • President Cauce Visits Lummi Nation

    March 14, 2016

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    When University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce paid a special visit to Lummi Nation near Bellingham, on Feb. 12, it marked the first UW presidential visit to a tribal nation in almost 20 years.


  • Kelly Lecture to Examine Issues of Hidden Bias in Health Care

    February 19, 2016

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    University of Washington Research Associate Professor Janice A. Sabin, one of the earliest investigators in the nation to apply the science of unconscious bias to health care disparities research, will present OMA&D's 12th annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture, on Fri., April 8.


  • Champions Students Take Foster Care Advocacy to International Stage

    February 4, 2016

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    As volunteers with the International Foster Care Alliance, David Inglish and Daniel Lugo are traveling the world to advocate for improving foster care systems in the U.S. and abroad.


  • Facilitated Conversations Get Students Talking About Race & Equity

    February 4, 2016

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    UW President Ana Mari Cauce is engaging students in facilitated conversations about race, equity and difference as a part of the UW Race & Equity Initiative.


  • Message from the Interim Vice President and Vice Provost – Winter 2016 eNews

    February 4, 2016

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    Winter quarter is off to a great start and as we turn the corner into 2016, I’m excited to share news about our recent highlights, as well as celebrate the outstanding work taking place around diversity efforts on campus.