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.
September 11, 2014
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.
September 10, 2014
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.
September 8, 2014
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.
August 29, 2014
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.
August 14, 2014
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.