December 3, 2014
The director of OMA&D’s Upward Bound program was recently featured in the Northwest Asian Weekly and will be honored by the newspaper as a top contributor to the Asian community at a special event, Dec. 5.
December 1, 2014
The Rev. Jesse Jackson, civil rights activist and former presidential candidate, will visit the University of Washington to discuss the importance of diversity in the technology industry at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Kane Hall (Room 130).
November 12, 2014
Sophomore Gizelle Gando, junior Awet Alazar, senior Yuriana Garcia Tellez and sophomore Ying Dang comprise the UW team that will code and present a live demonstration of a mobile application for Windows Mobile.
November 10, 2014
The UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) mourns the loss of GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) Assistant Director Andy Pascua, who passed away on Wed., Nov. 5.
October 30, 2014
The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) hosts a series of annual community luncheons to welcome incoming freshmen and transfer students to the UW and celebrate their acceptance into the university.
October 28, 2014
A large group of alumni and friends braved a cold, rainy and windy night to celebrate UW Homecoming with the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) at The Weekend, Oct. 25.
October 10, 2014
Fall quarter is underway and campus is buzzing again with the excitement of another academic year. It also means UW Homecoming and the Instructional Center Reunion are right around the corner. We hope to see many of you in the coming weeks.
October 8, 2014
The Angels in Adoption Award and a visit to the White House for freshman Rachel Scott highlight recent accolades for the OMA&D program that provides college access and support for youth in foster care.
October 2, 2014
Auliilani De La Cruz from Mariner High School in Everett and Earle McWright from Washington High School in Tacoma received the 2014 Mona Bailey Teacher Leadership Award at the Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Board of Directors dinner at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac, Sept. 12.
September 25, 2014
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.
September 22, 2014
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).
September 15, 2014
Toyia Taylor, '97, is the CEO and founder of we.app, 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.