From the Vice President and Vice Provost
Sheila Edwards Lange
Happy New Year to our alumni and friends! Winter quarter is just underway and it offers a great opportunity to connect with you. We are pleased to share the most recent OMA&D news and keep you informed about what is happening on campus.
Tomorrow's University Today
During his annual address in October, UW
President Michael K. Young launched a new initiative that outlines the
University’s commitment to making a positive impact on local and global scales. More...
New Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center To Open
After undergoing an extensive 1.5 year renovation, the new Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center will celebrate its grand opening Jan. 10-11. More...
Native Educators Gather for Listening Session
OMA&D, in collaboration with the Foster
School of Business, recently engaged tribal educators in a conversation about how the UW can strengthen its recruitment
and retention of Native students. More...
Save the Date for EOP Celebration 2013
The 43rd annual EOP Celebration, Fête
and Honors will be held Thurs., May 16, at the Husky Union Building. The event raises funds for student scholarships and recognizes
the Charles E. Odegaard Award recipient. More...
MLK Day of Service
Members of the UW community are invited to join OMA&D staff and students as they honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a day of service, Jan. 21. More...
Community Luncheons Welcome New Students
The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center hosted a series of annual community luncheons to connect freshmen and transfer students with faculty, staff and student leaders. More...
UW Celebrates Kwanzaa
The Black Student Commission, Black Student
Union and the Kelly Cultural Center came together to host the UW’s annual
Kwanzaa celebration at Kane Hall on Dec. 5. More...
Alumni Celebrate Homecoming at Purple & Gold Tailgate
Alumni of color and friends gathered to
celebrate UW Homecoming at the OMA&D Purple & Gold Tailgate at Safeco
Field, Oct. 27. More...
Bridge Receives First UW Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award
Nominated for the award by OMA&D and a
supporter of diversity at the UW, Herb Bridge, ’47, was honored for his naval service, as well as his commitment to public service and philanthropy. More...
EOP Alums Team Up as Editor, Artist for Book Series
David Ga’oupu Palaita, ’03, and Toka Valu, ’09,
are co-founders of a series of anthologies aimed to connect students in Pacific studies courses across the globe. The second book, “Matamai2: Intersecting
Knowledge Across the Diaspora,” was published in September. More...
Join the Husky Alumni Recruitment Team
Attention alumni! Looking for a way to give back
to OMA&D? Become a recruitment volunteer and assist with outreach efforts for prospective UW students. More...
Fomban Using Fellowship to Improve Cancer Diagnoses
Bioengineering Ph.D. student Nuvala Fomban, who grew up in
the African country of Cameroon, is inspired to improve how infectious diseases
and cancer are diagnosed and monitored. More...
My Ta Receives Scholastic Achievement Award
The UW freshman and former Educational Talent
Search student was named a 2012 recipient of the Friends of the Northwest
Association of Educational Opportunity Programs Scholastic Achievement Award. More...