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.
June 23, 2014
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.
June 22, 2014
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.
June 18, 2014
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.
June 12, 2014
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.
June 5, 2014
Denny Hurtado received the University of Washington’s Charles E. Odegaard Award and several outstanding student scholarship recipients were recognized at the 44th annual Celebration, Fête and Honors held May 22, at UW’s Husky Union Building.
June 1, 2014
Cheryl A. Metoyer’s lecture titled “Are We There Yet? The Four Directions in Native American Higher Education,” examined the challenges and experiences of Native American students in their pursuit of higher education.
May 30, 2014
"I am not just an American, Korean, and a follower of Mormon faith. I am so much more than that. I am a person of wonder, heart, gratitude, and unique struggles and aspirations - just like everyone else."
May 29, 2014
"My mother was forced to leave her homeland following the Khmer Rouge, a genocide led by communists who killed over two thirds of Cambodia's population. She lost her entire family, including her husband, who was killed when he was forced to enlist in the war and her children who died soon after from starvation and…
May 27, 2014
"There's a common misconception that diverse or ethnic cultures can be experienced through food alone. 'Let us share this spring roll, and upon digestion, our two minds shall become one.'"
May 21, 2014
"Growing up, I tried to make sense of my ethnic and cultural heritage. Not quite Chinese. Not quite Burmese. Not quite American. I would listen and understand the adults in my family speak Burmese and while I understand, I never learned to speak the language."
May 20, 2014
"I am a first generation Tongan immigrant. My mother and I came to the United States when I was 14 years old, leaving behind life on the islands of the Kingdom of Tonga with a total population of about 110,000 people."