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  • Welcome Daze 2014 Featured Image

    September 25, 2014

    Welcome Daze Introduces New Huskies to Campus

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    OMA&D introduced new students and their families to the UW at its annual orientation event, Welcome Daze, held in conjunction with Dawg Daze on Sept. 19, at the Husky Union Building.

  • Chris Teuton Featured Image

    September 22, 2014

    OMA&D Recognizes New and Recently Tenured Faculty

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    As the 2014 fall quarter commences, OMA&D is pleased to recognize the latest group of faculty engaged in diversity-related research, teaching or service who are recently tenured or new to the UW. Included in this group is the new chair of American Indian Studies, Chris Teuton (pictured).

  • Toyia Taylor

    September 15, 2014

    Alumni Q&A with Toyia Taylor, '97

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Toyia Taylor, '97, is the CEO and founder of, a company that teaches professionals and youth how to enhance their voice through public speaking. She recently took some time to reflect on her Husky Experience and what inspires her spirit of giving back to both the UW and local communities.

  • Katherine McDermott Featured Image

    September 11, 2014

    Making a Difference: The Gift of Studying Abroad

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    In 2008, Katherine E. McDermott, in honor of her grandmother, Roseanna Wabel McDermott (1909–2007), established an endowed fund that is helping students who want to explore the world.

  • Melissa Raap with 2013 graduate Athena Marsden

    September 10, 2014

    UW Champions Program To Receive National Angels in Adoption Award

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) will honor the UW Champions Program as an Angel in Adoption™ at an awards ceremony and gala in Washington, D.C., Sept. 16-17.

  • Campus Walker

    September 8, 2014

    Campus Walker Fall 2014

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    OMA&D Associate Vice President for Assessment Emile Pitre, also known as the “Campus Walker,” captures some incredible images during his walks throughout the UW campus. Here is a glimpse at a few recent shots.

  • 2014 GEAR UP EDI Student Leadership Camp

    August 29, 2014

    GEAR UP EDI Summer Programs Help Students Succeed in College

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Just because it’s summer, doesn’t mean that educators and students stop learning. That was especially true for those who attended the recent events sponsored by the GEAR UP Educator Development Initiative (EDI) at the University of Washington.

  • 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.

  • 2014 Ambassadors Graduation Thumbnail

    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.

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