Monday, February 24, 2014

Michigan Tech's Center for Diversity and Inclusion announces events: Feb. 25-Mar. 1

HOUGHTON -- Michigan Tech's Center for Diversity and Inclusion announces the following events on campus for this week, Feb.24 - March 1:

The Red Cross is holding a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, and Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Michigan Tech's Van Pelt Library.

Michigan Tech PhD student and Global City VP Shan Zhao will give a presentation on "The Evolution of Chinese Fashion," exploring the costumes of ancient China and their cultural significances, such as the many facets of color and design that emerged during each dynasty’s reign. The event will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, in EERC L100.

Counseling Services and the Association of Psychology Students are screening the film America the Beautiful 3: The Sexualization of Our Youth at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, in Fisher 135. Free admission and concessions.

The Society of Intellectual Sisters (SIS) will host Bra Workshops from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.on Wednesday, Feb. 26, and Thursday, Feb. 27, in Fisher 125. All supplies will be provided. Come support the National Breast Cancer Foundation by making an individual or organizational "Disney"-themed bra for the 2014 SIS Bra Show, which will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 21! Click here for more information.

Khana Khazana will be serving Iranian food from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, in the MUB Food Court. All proceeds will go to benefit children living in poverty in Iran, to help them stay in school. Click here for the tempting menu!

The Spectrum Connection, a Michigan Tech student organization devoted to autism acceptance, will host a Day of Mourning Vigil at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, in the MUB Circle to mourn members of the disability community who have been murdered by their family and caregivers and to demand change in the media and justice system.

Women’s Month kicks off on Saturday, March 1, with a Professional Dress Fashion Show. The event will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Forestry Atrium. Snacks will be provided. Click here for more info.

The African Students Organization (ASO) is hosting African Night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, in the MUB Ballroom. Tickets are $8 for students/$10 faculty/staff/community. Click here for more info.

The Superior Wind Symphony presents "Flights of Fantasy" at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, at the Rozsa Center. Click here for more info.

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