Tapestry is a part of our strategic effort to better communicate with all of our stakeholders about our ongoing efforts to fulfill our mission. Our monthly editions will announce, celebrate and discuss issues concerning multiculturalism, social justice education, leadership development and diversity in our campus community and beyond.
If you would like to contribute an article, announcement, photo or event information, please contact Donte Hilliard (email@example.com) for submission details. We look forward to hearing from you.
Our April issue features spotlights on our 2013 Meyerhoff Winner Siddique Akram and Assistant Professor of Media and Cultural Studies Dr. Lori Kido Lopez.
Our March Issue features videos, quotes, and images from our 2013 Race &… Symposium on Race and Place: Movement, Space, Land, and Power; spotlights on amazing women like Dorcas Akinniyi and Sylvia Garcia; updates from WBSU, and more.
Our February issue features the updated schedule for our annual spring Race &… Symposium; provides awards nomination information; spotlights Wisconsin Black Student Union, Dr. Maisha T. Winn, and Alex Wright; offers tips on how to write a successful Multicultural Council grant; and more.
Our winter issue has our spring programming schedule; highlights December 2013 graduates; call for professional development workshops proposals; and spotlights Dr. Aida Hussen, Bouchet Honor Society inductees, and Roxanne Allison.
Our November 2012 issue introduces Alice Traore, the MSC’s new Associate Director, features a list of UW-Madison English Professor Aida Hussen’s favorite books, offers a sneak preview of our spring social justice speakers, jobs for student leaders and international internship opportunities, spotlights Indian Graduate Students Association, provides some spring course ideas, and more.
Our October 2012 issue features spotlights on UW-Madison alumna Adriana Salgado, student-athlete organization SAESO, and Assistant Professor of Environmental Justice Dr. Monica White. The issue also has updates from the Division of Student Life, a recap of Rinku Sen’s campus visit, snapshots from the Multicultural Leadership Summit and Grassroots Organizing Weekend, and advance voting information.
Our September 2012 issue features snapshots from MCOR 2012, a book selection from our recent speaker Joy James, and student artist spotlights from our annual social justice art show. It also features submission information for our annual ‘Race And’ spring symposium.
August 2012 (Back to School Issue):
Our August edition of Tapestry welcomes back new and returning students to the MSC. The issue highlights our new Contradictions initiative (a joint project between the MSC and LGBT Campus Center), our Fall 2012 social justice speakers and trainers series around the theme “Race and Place: Movement, Land, Space, and Power,” and announcements for the start of the school year.
May 2012 (Graduation Issue):
Our special May edition of Tapestry is dedicated to our graduates and student leaders. The edition highlights our 2012 Multicultural Leadership Awards and Graduation Celebration, spotlights Meyerhoff, McDowell, and Wisconsin Experience awardees, showcases accomplishments of our student organizations, and individually recognizes our graduates.
Our April issue features a faculty spotlight on Dr. Tehshik Yoon, Professor of Chemistry; alumni spotlight on Kabzuag Vaj, Founder and Co-Executive Director of Freedom Inc; cross cultural study abroad experiences; call for programming proposals for our 2013 theme around Race & Place; and images of textile interpretations of cultural traditions.
Our March issue features student leader and org spotlights, pictures and quotes from our national Race, Religion and Representation symposium, and our newest and youngest member of the MSC family.
Our February edition offers a historical and current perspective on the Wisconsin Black Student Union, provides support resources for sexual assault and domestic violence abuse, snapshots from the Interfaith Leadership Training and much more.
The Winter edition of Tapestry offers descriptions of our Spring programs, interfaith storytelling with Patty Lowe, a book review for John Francis’ Ragged Edge of Silence and much more.
Our November issue features a sneak preview of our Institute for Justice Education and Transformation (IJET)’s Spring Programming, a look inside the Chazen Museum of Art’s new expansion space, a special faculty spotlight on Professor of Social Work Maurice Gattis, a discussion on student organization preservation and growth and much more.
Tapestry October 2011: Highlights from Grassroots Organizing Weekend, Parvez Sharma’s documentary film-making tips, spotlight on Winona Laduke, an interview with Gene Luen Yang and more.
Tapestry September 2011: Our first issue! Information about the White House Initiative, amazing photos from the Multicultural Leadership Orientation and Reception, a warm welcome to new LGBT Campus Center Director Gave Javier and more.