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March 1, 2022

UW celebrates 50 years of the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center


Visit the University of Washington’s Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center once, and you’ll be impressed by its size, the historic murals and the number of resources available to students.

May 15, 2018

Born of protest: Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity celebrates a half-century


It was spring 1968. A group of students occupied the University of Washington administration building calling for change: justice, diversity, agency for Blacks on campus.

September 27, 2016

UW works to boost faculty diversity through recruitment and retention efforts

Like post-secondary schools across the country, the University of Washington has struggled to attract and retain a talented, diverse faculty. But efforts that have been quietly underway for a few years are starting to pay off, attracting top-level candidates to the UW even over schools that are able to offer bigger salaries and more perks….