Kevin Phan is a rising senior majoring in East Asian Languages and Cultures, focusing in Japanese, and minoring in Creative Technologies and Asian American Studies as well as a student assistant at the Asian Culture Center.
On October 1st, the Asian Culture Center—a unit under the Office of the Vice President for Diversity Equity and Multicultural Affairs—celebrated its 21st Anniversary with “Stepping Forward, Then and Now,” with a special reception and a talk featuring IU Alumnus Michael Singh and his father, Dr. Arun Singh.
The conference provided a space for specifically African American, Hispanic, and Native American college students to gain a greater understand in career development by practicing their interview skills, sharpening elevator pitches, and learn in a workshop setting how to gain internship and career experience.
Since it’s inception in 1990, Native American Heritage Month has strived to create an open dialogue between Native and non-Native communities, promoting understanding of Native cultures through a non-appropriative lens.
For the seventeenth year, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) hosted their annual National Mentorship Symposium on October 5th which allowed student mentors representing colleges and universities from across the country to showcase and improve their leadership and developmental skills in relation to peer mentorship.
Communication etiquette to concept mapping, were just some of the wide range of topics discussed in the Grand Hall of the Neal-Marshall Black Cultural Center last month on September 12th for “Classroom Secrets Untold.”
Community & School Partnerships (CSP), a program within OVPDEMA, works to increase opportunities for educational access, transforming the lives of first-generation college, low income and working-class students who connect with IU through pre-college outreach and readiness activities.
Indiana University’s Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA) presented David Hummons, former director of Community and Student Engagement, with the OVPDEMA Distinguished Inclusive Excellence Award.
For 36 years, Larry Gonzalez has worked for Indiana University, and for each of those 36 years, he has always found the time to join IU at Indiana Black Expo’s Summer Celebration.
As a reflection of its commitment to diversity and inclusion, IU Bloomington has been included by Campus Pride and BestColleges as one of the top universities for LGBTQ+ students in 2019.
When she first came to Indiana University, Shayauna Brewer did not expect to study abroad.
It is difficult to summarize Mark McPhail’s experiences with one single title. Throughout his career, McPhail has served in roles including faculty member, researcher, academic administrator, and educational consultant.
Rachel Aranyi’s interest in the DestinAsian Chicago trip began out of an interest in learning more about the communities near her hometown.
On April 6, Indiana University brought communities from across the country together as it celebrated the 8th annual Traditional Powwow in Dunn Meadow.
Chithra Vedantam remembers first coming across M.I.A.’s music in middle school.
The Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA) is excited to announce the 2019-2020 recipients of the OVPDEMA scholarships.
On Tuesday, March 26, the Asian Culture Center kicked off Indiana University Bloomington’s annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with an opening reception at the University Club President’s Club.
As the academic year comes to a close, students, faculty, staff and families are invited to attend year-end celebrations across the units supported by the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA).