Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Read the latest stories that capture our 50th anniversary milestones, events and more.

Emile Pitre Talk

Talk with Emile Pitre Highlights 50th Events

The culminating event featured a Welcome Home Reception and Talk.

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Historical Display Opening

Historical Display Opening

The UW community gathered to commemorate the opening of “Revolution and Evolution.”

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Four-Hour Sit-in Led to Big UW Changes

Four-Hour Sit-in Led to Big UW Changes

The Seattle Times features the transformational efforts of the Black Student Union on May 20, 1968.

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OMA&D Celebrates a Half-Century

OMA&D Celebrates a Half-Century

UW News features the 50th Anniversary in this May 15 article.

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OMA&D at 50

HFS Congratulates OMA&D

UW Housing & Food Services recognized the 50th Anniversary by sharing some student impact stories in this great video.

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The Story Behind the Exhibition

The Story Behind the Exhibition

This feature by the UW School of Art shares a behind-the-scenes look at how the 50th Anniversary Exhibition is coming together with the help of design students.

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OMA&D at 50

OMA&D at 50

Columns Magazine highlights the people and programs behind the 50-year legacy of OMA&D in its March 2018 edition.

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Keeper of the Flame

Keeper of the Flame

Columns Magazine also features UW Black Student Union Founding member Emile Pitre who has spent much of his career with OMA&D.

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Fireside Chat Series

Fireside Chat Series

Five influential alumni connected to OMA&D shared their stories with students during Husky Leadership Initiative’s Fireside Chat Series.

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