Unity Project returns with global twist

The Unity Project, an interactive public art experience, will return to campus with a global intercultural viewpoint Nov. 13-14.

The project will feature 32 poles labeled with global identifiers such as “I’ve studied abroad” or “I know someone who is undocumented.” Participants will wind yarn around the poles to create a visual web of interconnectedness.

“We hope to create a beautiful art project to think about the labels we give ourselves and others,” Emily Skop, professor, Geography and Environmental Studies Department, and director, UCCS Global Intercultural Research Center. “And to strengthen unity with one another.”

The project is open to faculty, staff and students 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Nov. 13-14 at El Pomar Plaza.

GLINT, Global Engagement Office, Geography Club, Multicultural Office for Student Access, Inclusiveness and Community, UNIDOS, Project Nur, Gallogly Recreation and Wellness Center, and Anthropology Club are event sponsors.

GLINT will host events through the week, including refugee training and a screening of “After Spring” Nov. 14 as part of International Education Week.

Learn more about the Unity Project.

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