UMA stands for "Union of the Modern and the Ancient" and means "Middle Way" in Tibetan.
UMA is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization founded by Jeffrey Hopkins and dedicated to:
translation into English and other languages of texts from Tibetan Buddhist traditions
seminars, classes, and retreats on focal topics of Tibetan Buddhism and instruction in the literary and colloquial aspects of the Tibetan language
maintenance and development of multimedia archives as research and instructional resources accessible across the Worldwide Web