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  • OMA&D E-newsletter

    March 5, 2009

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    Greetings alumni and friends, Welcome to the inaugural issue of the UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity E-newsletter. Read more…

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  • Urrea Lecture and Reception

    October 23, 2008

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    The Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) hosted an evening with Luis Alberto Urrea, author of the University of Washington common book, The Devil’s Highway on Thursday, October 23, 2008. The evening consisted of an informal discussion, in which student’s questions were answered, followed by an autograph session, and a reception. Born in Tijuana, Mexico, Urrea is a prolific…

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  • Fiesta Patrias Parade

    September 24, 2008

    Fiesta Patrias Parade

    On Saturday September 14, 2008, University of Washington representatives from the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity, showed their school pride at the annual Seattle Fiestas Patrias Parade. Las Fiestas Patrias or “Patriotic Holidays” is the celebration of independence of Latin American countries from colonial rule. This celebration is very similar to the Fourth of July celebration for the US.…

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  • Welcome Daze 2008

    September 19, 2008

    UW Welcome Daze 2008

    On Friday, September 19, 2008 the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity hosted its 5th annual Welcome Daze. The OMA&D offers Welcome Daze to incoming students and families in conjunction with the University of Washington’s Dawg Daze as a way to inform them of campus resources and to connect them with other incoming freshmen and transfer students. The event was…

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  • Eastern Washington Scholarship Reception 2008

    August 22, 2008

    Eastern Washington Scholarship Reception 2008

    The University of Washington’s Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity hosted its second annual Eastern Washington Scholars Reception on Friday, August 22, 2008, at the Yakima Valley Museum. This event recognized and honored incoming freshmen along with their families for their hard work and dedication which led to the obtainment of academic scholarships. Each of these scholars achieved academic success…

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  • Diversity Catering

    July 30, 2008

    Diversity Catering

    On July 30, 2008 the UW Business Diversity Program hosted its first annual catering event, showcasing local businesses that are small, minority, and women owned.

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  • MLK Day of Service

    January 18, 2008

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    Over fifty-two OMA&D student, staff and community volunteers came together at Seattle’s Beacon Hill’s Cheasty Greenspace Park with a unified purpose; to honor Martin Luther King Jr (MLK). The MLK Day of Service has become an OMA&D tradition, serving the community with growing numbers of volunteers each year. This year, volunteers performed maintenance on restoration sites. Throughout the Cheasty Greenspace’s…

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