|The Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives|
SAMI - Recently Funded by SAMI
• Academic Multicultural Achievement for Individual Student Projects •
Shardae Osuna, an undergraduate, received funding to present at the UCLA Psychology Conference . Her research is on Intergroup Dialogue, which promotes cross-cultural understanding and awareness about intergroup dialogue as a method to reduce intergroup prejudice.
Nicholas Sorensen, a PhD Student in Social Psychology and Master’s Student in Social Work, received funding to present at the American Educational Research Association Conference. His work is entitled "Thinking Structurally, So What? Implications for Action in Symposium: Learning about Structural Inequalities: Why, How, and for What?"
• Academic Multicultural Programming by Student Organizations •
Latin@ Culture Show - The Latin@ Culture Show serves to broaden awareness of the spectrum of Latino culture through artistic expression. The acts and performances in the Latino Culture Show, while meant to entertain, are also meant to impel viewers to learn more about the Latino Culture and issues of ethnic identity and discrimination.
Yuri Kochiyama Leadership Program - The Yuri Kochiyama Leadership Program is an outreach program geared towards Asian Pacific Islander American high school students in the metro-Detroit area. Our focus is to educate and promote APIA heritage, identity, and awareness through a series of weekly workshops. The workshops are held right here on the UM campus and are led by college mentors.
SCOR - The Students of Color of Rackham Conference is an annual opportunity for graduate students to present their research, network with professionals and future leaders, and to prepare for larger conferences and professional settings in the future.
• MLK/Academic Multicultural Programming by Student Organizations •