You are not your hair!

Join Women of Color and Kimyatta Ratliff, owner and manager of Universal Designs Salon, in this workshop on African American hair. You will learn everything from styles of African American hair to why African American hairstyles are important. There will be free food as well!

This event takes place tonight, April 7th, at 6pm in Phoenix Room B.

Fall 2015 Registration

Fall 2015 registration begins Monday, April 6th. Make sure to check your SIS Account for your registration date so that you can get the classes you want! And if you need assistance in choosing classes, the American Intercultural Center is having open advising on Monday, April 6th, from 12pm-1pm. Feel free to drop by and ask questions about classes.

Click here for a handy link that gives more registration information.

Graduate School Prep Program

Going to grad school and unsure of where to begin? Look no further! The American Intercultural Center will be hosting three meetings to help prepare you for grad school. To sweeten the deal, the AIC will pay for one graduate school application fee if you complete all of the program’s requirements and attend all three meetings!

The second meeting is Thursday, March 26th, at 6pm in the American Intercultural Center.Graduate School

Relax during Midterms with some Films!

Please join both Women of Color and the Southeast Asian Student Union for their films this week. Women of Color is showing Waiting to Exhale,  A  story follows the lives of four African-American women as they try to deal with some of the problems and struggles the modern women face in today’s world. The Southeast Asian Student Union is showing Linsanity, a documentary film about the rise of Asian-American basketball player Jeremy Lin. The film traces Lin’s life from his childhood. See the trailers below!

Waiting to Exhale

Linsanity

Waiting to Exhale is being shown Tuesday, March 10th at 6pm in the Christie Theater. Linsanity is being shown Wednesday, March 11th, at 7pm.

Pride Center Spaghetti Dinner

Join the Pride Center for an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner! There will be board games available, otherwise you can bring board games to share. The menu includes vegetarian or meat spaghetti, French bread, salad, dessert, and beverage. It costs $5 for students, $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for children, and free for children under three. Profits go to the Pride Center Scholarship fund. This is an opportunity to meet friends on campus, LGBTQ individuals, and allies from the Northeastern Wisconsin community. Tickets can be purchased in advance from the UWGB Price Center.Spaghetti

This event takes place Wednesday, March 11th, from 5:30pm-7:30pm.

Linsanity

Linsanity is a documentary about the rise of Asian-American basketball player Jeremy Lin. The film traces Lin’s life from his childhood in Palo Alto, California to his rise to prominence in 2012 with the New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association. Viewing this film will give students insight into him overcoming discouragements and racisim and achieving success through his faith and desire.

Click Here for the trailer!

This event will take place Wednesday, March 4th and Wednesday, March 11th at 7pm in the Christie Theater.

An Evening of Storytelling

Intertribal Student Council is hosting an evening of American Indian Storytelling. They are bringing in community members from the Oneida Nation and the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin to present stories not only in English, but in their languages as well. This is a great event to kick back, relax, and experience storytelling from a different culture.

This event will take place Wednesday, February 25th, in the Christie Theater from 6pm-8pm.

Liz Peinado: Discussion on Ferguson and Race Relations

Post: Ferguson has been the topic of national debate for a long time now, and Liz Peinado is coming here to shed some light on Ferguson events. She will be giving a first person perspective on the events that took place in Ferguson. She will not only be discussing the effects on the Ferguson community, but on the effect it had nationwide as well. This is a great opportunity to listen to someone who knows what is happening in the Ferguson community and learn how it effects everyone personally.

This will take place on Monday, February 23rd, from 6-8pm in Phoenix Rooms A and B.

Graduate School Prep Program

Going to grad school and unsure of where to begin? Look no further! The American Intercultural Center will be hosting three meetings to help prepare you for grad school. To sweeten the deal, the AIC will pay for one graduate school application fee if you complete all of the program’s requirements and attend all three meetings!

The first meeting is Thursday, February 19th, at 6pm in the American Intercultural Center.