Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

News & Events


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

    June 16, 2016

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    The end of the academic year marks a special time when we recognize the achievements of our graduating students. And as I conclude my tenure as interim VP, it also marks a great time to reflect upon our accomplishments.


  • 13 McNair Scholars from Class of 2016 Headed to Grad School

    June 16, 2016

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    UW. Columbia. Harvard. Princeton. Berkeley. The Class of 2016 features 13 scholars from the McNair Program that will be moving on to participate in graduate programs at these – as well as several other - outstanding institutions.


  • Several OMA&D Students Among Inaugural Husky 100

    June 7, 2016

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    In early May, the UW announced the recipients of the inaugural Husky 100 award which recognizes 100 undergraduate and graduate students who are making a difference on campus and in their communities.


  • #MyECC Student Spotlights

    June 7, 2016

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    Throughout the last year, the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) has produced a series of video spotlights that highlight the stories of students who are actively engaged at the center and are leaders in the community.


  • Tribal Leaders Convene at UW for 8th Annual Summit

    May 31, 2016

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    2016 Tribal Leadership Summit

    Tribal leaders from across the region gathered at wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ - Intellectual House to engage in a dialogue with President Ana Mari Cauce and other UW leaders at the eighth annual Tribal Leadership Summit, May 10.


  • OMA&D’s Magdalena Fonseca To Receive UW Distinguished Staff Award

    May 31, 2016

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    Magdalena Fonseca, associate director for the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC), will be honored at the UW’s 46th annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony on June 9 (3:30 p.m.), at Meany Hall Auditorium.


  • 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.