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April 1, 2019

OMA&D receives new $4 million grant to support students in STEM fields

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The new Louis Stokes STEM Pathways and Research Alliance: Pacific Northwest will expand the efforts of the Pacific Northwest Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (PNW LSAMP) grant first awarded in 2009.


March 18, 2019

Roslyn Kagy Named Director for GEAR UP Achievers Program

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Roslyn Kagy has joined OMA&D as director of the new GEAR UP Achievers program serving middle and high school students in the South King County school districts of Auburn, Kent, Renton and Tukwila.


February 26, 2019

Professor Stephanie A. Fryberg to Present 15th Annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture

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Stephanie A. Fryberg, William P. and Ruth Gerberding University Professor of American Indian studies and psychology, will present OMA&D’s Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Fri., April 12.


February 21, 2019

SAVE THE DATES: Community Graduation Ceremonies to Celebrate Class of 2019

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OMA&D and the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center are joining campus partners to celebrate the Class of 2019 by hosting the annual community graduation ceremonies, May 31 – June 14, 2019.


February 19, 2019

Past and Present FEOP Board Members Gather for Reunion

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As part of continuing engagement opportunities with OMA&D, past and present members of the Friends of the Educational Opportunity Program (FEOP) board gathered for a reunion at the UW Club on Thurs., Jan. 31.


January 31, 2019

Dr. Gregory King Named Executive Director for Washington MESA

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Dr. Gregory King, ’12, has been named the new executive director for Washington MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement), effective Feb. 1.


January 22, 2019

Professor Emeritus Marvin Oliver to Receive UW’s 2019 Odegaard Award

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Marvin Oliver, ’73, professor emeritus in the University of Washington Department of American Indian Studies and renowned contemporary sculptor and printmaker, is the 2019 recipient of the UW’s Charles E. Odegaard Award.


January 2, 2019

Happy New Year from OMA&D

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As we begin this new year, I am reflecting on what I am most thankful for – family, friends and working with a talented team of OMA&D staff members, dedicated colleagues across our UW campuses, inspired leadership, engaged alumni and amazing students.


December 18, 2018

New Endowment to Support Underrepresented Students

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awards $500,000 to UW OMA&D Instructional Center.


November 15, 2018

OMA&D Mourns Passing of Alumna and Founding BSU Member Verlaine Keith-Miller

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Verlaine Keith-Miller, one of the founding members of the UW Black Student Union (BSU) whose activism in 1968 led to the establishment of the UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D), passed away on Oct. 18.



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