Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

News & Events


  • Honoring the Life of Dr. Gabriel Gallardo

    May 11, 2020

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Today the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D) at the University of Washington lost distinguished leader Dr. Gabriel Gallardo, associate vice president for student success. Dr. Gallardo joined the UW in 1993 as an admissions specialist for the Office of Minority Affairs. That year marked the beginning of a lifelong career encompassing an unwavering…

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  • AT&T provides technology for the Instructional Center to support online tutoring

    May 6, 2020

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    How can you take a nationally recognized tutoring center serving over 5,000 UW students online with only days to prepare? When the University of Washington moved to remote classes

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  • Covid-19 Resources for Current Students

    April 3, 2020

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    We remain dedicated to improving equity and belonging at the University of Washington in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. We are all impacted by efforts to mitigate the spread of the virus in our communities.

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  • (Canceled) OMA&D Celebration Gala 

    March 25, 2020

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    In light of public health guidelines and after thoughtful consideration for the health and wellness of our community, we are canceling OMA&D’s signature annual gala

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  • Luz Iniguez Named Director of OMA&D’s Educational Opportunity Program

    February 21, 2020

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Luz Iniquez

    Iniguez previously served as director for OMA&D's College Assistance Migrant Program for over eight years and is the first Latinx person to serve as EOP director.

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  • (Postponed) Charlotte Coté to Present 16th annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture

    February 3, 2020

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Cote Charlotte

    Coté will present "'Indigenizing' the University of Washington: Lessons from the wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ - Intellectual House," in conjunction with the fifth anniversary of the longhouse, on Thurs., March 12.

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  • The Fierce Urgency of Now

    January 15, 2020

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

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    OMA&D Vice President and University Diversity Officer Rickey Hall and UAA Vice Provost and Dean Ed Taylor invite the UW community to serve, learn and march during MLK Week 2020.

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  • Emile Pitre to Receive UW’s 2020 Odegaard Award

    January 6, 2020

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Emile Pitre, ‘69, one of the UW’s Black Student Union founders and a longtime staff member in the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity, will receive the award at the 50th annual Celebration, Wed., May 13, 2020.

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  • Happy New Year from OMA&D!

    January 2, 2020

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

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    The beginning of a new year - and a new decade - often brings time to pause and reflect on the past and anticipate the future. In OMA&D, it gives us an opportunity to reflect on some milestones taking place in our organization.

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  • Together for Champions

    December 11, 2019

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    At their monthly meeting in November, the Friends of EOP Board took time to prepare special care packages in time for finals for students affiliated with OMA&D’s Champions Program.

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  • Alumni & Friends Enjoy Friday Night Lights with OMA&D

    November 14, 2019

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Alumni & Friends Enjoy Friday Night Lights with OMA&D

    OMA&D hosted a “Friday Night Lights” version of its annual UW Football viewing party, bringing alumni and friends together to cheer on the Huskies to a Pac-12 victory over the Oregon State Beavers, Nov. 8.

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  • Former IC Student, Celebration Scholar Anisa Ibrahim Featured by CNN

    November 14, 2019

    Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

    Dr. Anisa Ibrahim's inspirational journey to become the director of Harborview Medical Center’s Pediatrics Clinic in Seattle was recently featured by CNN.

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