News & Events
January 4, 2017
Alan Sugiyama, ’84, a longtime community leader and champion for diversity at the University of Washington, passed away on Jan. 2, at the age of 67 following a two-year battle with cancer.
November 23, 2016
A University of Washington Homecoming tradition for the last 22 years, the MAP Bridging the Gap Breakfast once again recognized alumni and students for their commitment to diversity and contributions to the community, Oct. 22.
November 23, 2016
OMA&D alumni and friends came together to cheer on the nationally-ranked UW football team to a 66-27 victory over the California Golden Bears at a special viewing party at the Tap House Grill in downtown Seattle, Nov. 5.
November 18, 2016
President Ana Mari Cauce and Provost Jerry Baldasty shared a message regarding the university's commitment to the safety and security of our community, as well as its resolve to create an inclusive and welcoming campus.
October 26, 2016
It is exciting to share my first official eNews greeting as VP for OMA&D and chief diversity officer for the three UW campuses. I can’t express enough how thrilled I am to be a part of the UW and greater Seattle communities.
October 7, 2016
Vincent Wallace and Beatriz Pascual-Wallace, '87, both grew up in diverse communities and pursued good public educations. Today, the pair have the same desire: that future generations will have similar opportunities.
October 6, 2016
The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) introduced first-year students and their families to the UW at its annual Welcome Daze kick off luncheon at the Husky Union Building, Sept. 23.
September 29, 2016
The latest edition of Emile Pitre’s “Campus Walker” photo gallery series features images from the Union Bay Natural Area in the UW Botanic Gardens.
September 21, 2016
UW President Ana Mari Cauce shared a message to the campus community on her blog about how we are building on the work for equity and justice alongside the entire UW community.
September 20, 2016
Last summer, over 125 students and 50 educators from Washington State GEAR UP schools spent time on the University of Washington campus, exploring and learning how to plan, apply and prepare for college.
September 11, 2016
I must admit that I have not been keeping up with blogging lately because although life in Seattle is fast, life in Australia has been incredibly jam packed in the best way possible!
August 31, 2016
Charles Z. Smith, ’55, the first person of color to serve as a justice on the Washington State Supreme Court and a former professor and associate dean at the UW School of Law, passed away on Aug. 28, at the age of 89.