RESEARCH AND OPPORTUNITIES WORKSHOP:
Monday March 11th, 12-2pm ¡Free pizza!
What are you doing over the summer? Next year? Did you know there are special scholarships specifically to study abroad? Research opportunities, internships and volunteer opportunities help not only build your resume, but give you great experience.
NEXT MONDAY MARCH 11TH from 12-2 at 169 APPLEBY HALL, representatives will be available from CURA, UROP, Study Abroad, McNair, CAPE and other organizations and opportunities. Program begins as 12:30.
Come on by Appleby 169 for session especially organized by and for La Raza Student Cultural Center, Chicano and Latino Studies and CASA SOL.
GRAMMY winner Lila Downs meets with local Latino youth
Who: GRAMMY winner Lila Downs
When: Friday, March 8, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Regis Center for Art, 405 21st Ave S., Minneapolis, U of M west bank
MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (03/04/2013) - Students from the University of Minnesota Chicano & Latino Studies and Spanish & Portuguese Studies departments, along with area Latino high school students, will meet with GRAMMY-award winning performer Lila Downs on Friday at 1:00 p.m., at the Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Regis Center for Art, 405 21st Ave S., Minneapolis.
Downs is a 1992 U of M alumna who studied voice and anthropology.
Her father was art professor Allen Downs, whose work is the subject of the current exhibition in the Nash Gallery, "Allen Downs Life and Work: Winter Quarter in Mexico."
Lila will tour the exhibit with the students and share her story of being born and raised in Mexico, attending the University and her experiences as a Mexican-American student at Minnesota.
This event is closed to the public but open to the media. Organizers are expecting around 100 students.
The event is free, but you must register first and pick up your ticket at Scott Hall 19 onThursday March 7th between 8am and 4:30. Registration is first come first served at: