Unity Week 2017 events
Unity Week 2017 events

The University of Louisville will celebrate its first Unity Week with a number of events during the week of Jan. 23-27. The week was initiated by UofL students in an effort to bring together the campus community in times of division. 

“We want to show that we are a united front,” said UofL senior and Unity Week Chair, Austin Ferrell. “This is to show a true celebration of diversity and inclusion on campus and in the community. We want to celebrate the diversity that is present on the University of Louisville’s campus.” 

Unity Week week will consist of the following events:

Jan. 23 – “March on Grawemeyer,” the march will begin at 11 a.m. at the SAC and conclude at 1 p.m. at Grawemeyer Hall.

“RSO Fishbowl,” Join campus RSOs for discussion in support of unity and collaboration at UofL from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Cultural Center, multipurpose room.

Jan. 24 – “RSO Potluck,” Join campus RSOs in a potluck aimed to bring participants in various groups together from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Red Barn.

Jan. 25 – “#IBelongUofL Social Media Campaign,” Join Fraternity and Sorority Life by using this hashtag to explain why you belong at UofL; from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Activities Center, multipurpose room.

“An Evening with Ali,” Join the Engage Lead Serve Board for this event from 6-8 p.m. at the Muhammed Ali Center. 

Jan. 26 – “Movie Night in the Chao,” Join the UofL community in the Chao Auditorium at Ekstrom Library to watch “Crash” and enjoy light snacks. This will begin at 7 p.m. 

Jan. 27 – “International Fashion Show.” The annual fashion show hosted by the Student Activities Board. This event will begin at 7 p.m. in the Student Activities Center, Multipurpose Room.