Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The theme of Indiana University’s 2018 Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPIHM) celebration is “Rise: Reframing AAPI Narratives.” Throughout the month of April, we will focus on the stories of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders at IU. By highlighting their voices, we hope to broaden the community’s understanding of AAPI experiences and challenge conventional narratives.

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African American Arts Institute Spring Concert Series

Join us for the 2018 spring concert series featuring the African American Dance Company (April 7), IU Soul Revue (April 14), and the African American Choral Ensemble (April 28). All events are at 8:00 p.m. at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater.

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A Welcoming Campus

Campus Pride, a national nonprofit network of student leaders and campus groups devoted to improving college life for lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, and queer students across the U.S., named IU Bloomington in its 2017 list of top LBGTQ-friendly colleges, an accolade the campus received for the fifth time.

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Excelling in Diversity

INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity-focused magazine in higher education, recently honored the IU Bloomington campus with a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the third year in a row, while the IUPUI campus won a HEED Award for the sixth consecutive year.

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Gabriel Escobedo, Graduate Assistant at La Casa Latino Cultural Center

Finding a home at La Casa

Gabriel Escobedo, Graduate Assistant at La Casa Latino Cultural Center

“Immediately, the directors treated me like family. I felt like they were my aunts.”

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Grace Shen, 2016 IU Bloomington Commencement Speaker

From barely speaking to Commencement speaker

Grace Shen, 2016 IU Bloomington Commencement Speaker

“When you do start the conversation, you learn a lot from each other.”

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Researching her family's lineage

Alaina Roberts, Ph.D recipient

“I found out that there had not really been much research done on that at all and so, I wanted to tell the story of my ancestors and other people like them.”

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Mark Jallayu, IU Southeast Student Government Association President

Diversity and multiculturalism show the true strength of a campus. In order to tackle broader issues facing us, we must bring together and reconcile our differences, and tap into the wealth of our diversity.

Mark Jallayu, IU Southeast Student Government Association President