Book Talk with Stanford U Professor Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu!

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Friday, May 3, 2013 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Presentation Room of UCLA’s Charles E. Young Research Library (Room 11348)

Stanford University Stephen Murphy-Shingetsu will come to UCLA to examine mixed race Asian American experiences  using his personal journey of identity, exploration, and diversity of his diverse roots.

Refreshments will be served.

Hosted by the Aratani Endowed Chair, Asian American Studies Center at UCLA, and the UCLA Library. Co-sponsored by the Asian American Studies Department, Mixed Student Union, the Asian Pacific Coalition, and Nikkei Student Union at UCLA.

FIRST ANNUAL MIXED HERITAGE CONFERENCE AT UCLA ON APRIL 20th, 9am to 5pm

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Come join the Mixed Student Union for their first annual Mixed Heritage Conference at UCLA this Saturday, April 20th, from 9:00 am to 5pm! Check-in starts at 8:30 am!

The conference consists of a series of workshops that focus on the Mixed Experience. Each workshop, led by the directors of MSU, focuses on a different aspect of our multiethnic and multicultural society.
The conference is open to the general public, and we strongly encourage all from inside and outside the UCLA community to attend. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, and everyone is welcome to go out to dinner in Westwood with MSU after the conference.
Below is the schedule for the conference and a list of the workshops being offered. If you have any questions, please contact us at mixedstudentunionucla@gmail.com
We hope to see you there!

Timeline:
8:30-9:30 Breakfast/Introductions
10:00-11:15 Workshop 1 & 2
11:30-12:45 Workshop 3 & 4
1:00-2:00 Lunch
2:30-3:45 Workshop 5 & 6
4:00-4:30 Keynote Speaker
5:00 Dinner with MSU in Westwood

Workshops:
1)Ambiguous Appearance
2)Transnational and Trans-racial Adoptees

3)Mixed Mindsets: How different aspects of the mixed experience can be viewed as advantages or disadvantages
4)Development of mixed race identity in college

5)Amerasians – The Unintended Consequences of US Military Presence In The World
6)The Color behind Colorblind: Is Colorblind the right answer

APA-UCLA 2013 Scholarships! DEADLINE EXTENDED! APRIL 26!

APA-UCLA is proud to announce that the 2013 APA-UCLA Scholarship selection process has begun.  Over $22,000 in scholarships are available to current UCLA undergraduate and graduate students.  Each year, APA-UCLA is proud to honor many qualified young women and men with APA-UCLA scholarships.

New to 2013 is the Charlie Woo Scholarship.  This Scholarship has been graciously provided by Charlie Woo ’72 M.S. ’75 to recognize both undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate academic success, dedication to the community, and financial need.

Other awards include:

  • APA-UCLA Excellence in Community Service Award
  • APA-UCLA Sam Law Memorial Excellence in Student Leadership Award
  • UCLA Korean Alumni Association Award
  • Sho Iino Accounting Scholarship

Please note that the application due date has been extended to April 26, 2013. Submission instructions and scholarship guidelines are included in the application form.

If you have any questions, please contact any of the APA-UCLA Scholarship Committee Members:

  • Christy Sakamoto – christy.sakamoto@gmail.com
  • Viet Bui – viet.tuan.bui@gmail.com

DUE DATE EXTENDED – Applications are now due April 26, 2013.

2013 APA UCLA Scholarship Application – Contains scholarship application guidelines, requirements, and submission instructions.