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APIDA Heritage Month builds community through food and fellowship

May 1, 2024

April at the University of Wisconsin–Madison marks the annual celebration of APIDA Heritage Month. This year’s theme, “Ingredients, Identities, and Intersectionality,” recognized the close connection between food and identity, particularly within the APIDA community.

The meaning of MENA Heritage Month

March 29, 2024

The 2024 theme, “MENA in the Modern World,” explored how the collective cultures of the Middle Eastern North African region continue to evolve and influence contemporary society.

Exploring the Legacy of Black History at UW–Madison

February 28, 2024

Take a look back at "Legacy X," this year's celebration of Black History Month and 10 years of student-organized, campus-wide celebrations at UW–Madison.

UW’s Indigenous community reflects on the healing power of humor during Native November

December 6, 2023

Indigenous students, faculty, staff and alumni from UW–Madison came together throughout Native November to celebrate, reflect, and laugh in their shared experiences.

Connection, reflection and celebration mark this year’s Latinx Heritage Month

October 17, 2023

This year’s Latinx Heritage Month reflected on the connected yet distinct Latinx customs and traditions that have been transplanted across multiple generations, through many spaces, and have found their way to UW–Madison.

MCOR: Sharing cultural traditions from around the world

September 11, 2023

Twenty-seven groups from different student organizations affiliated with the Multicultural Student Center performed a mix of stepping/strolling, dance routines and a capella singing for new students seeking to join student organizations.

APIDA festival offers fun in many flavors

April 3, 2023

Students enjoyed everything from a community weaving loom to trivia questions to making bookmarks at the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Festival on April 1, held at the Multicultural Student Center in the Red Gym.

MCOR dancers bridge cultures worldwide

September 9, 2022

Performers took to the stage with everything from Bollywood fusion to Punjabi folk dances to hip-hop at the 40th annual Multicultural Celebration of Organizations and Resources, known as MCOR.

Turban tying 101

April 25, 2022

Members of the Sikh Student Association stepped up to teach the technique of tying turbans during a special Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month event on April 22, 2022.

APIDA art show: Courage in Community

April 19, 2022

"Courage in Community" was the theme of the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month Art Show, held at the Multicultural Student Center lounge in the Red Gym on April 16.