During the month of June, the University of Denver celebrates Pride Month and the amazing contributions of LGBTQ+ people to our community and society. During this time of celebration, we also acknowledge the history of discrimination and violence against the LGBTQ+ community and the activists that continue to demand equity for all individuals regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Recognizing and honoring DU’s diverse community is an important part of our collective identity. This May, we celebrate Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month.
The University of Denver’s diverse community is one of the many aspects that help our institution flourish and create positive impact all over the world. As we come to the end of May, we want to recognize and celebrate Jewish American Heritage month—uplifting the past and present contributions of Jewish Americans.
In celebration of Arab American Heritage Month, Kikhia spoke with the DU Newsroom about her community work, her experience as an Arab American and her inspirations. The conversation has been edited for length and clarity.
In our continuing effort to recognize and celebrate the remarkable diversity that makes the University of Denver community the thriving research and learning community that it is, this April we celebrate Autism Acceptance Month.