May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Heritage Month. To learn more about the history of this celebratory month, click here.

Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month was celebrated during April at the University of Maryland. Review highlighted events here. To continue the education and celebration of Asian, Pacific Islanders, and Desi Americans throughout the year, please take at look at the following resources.


Asian American Studies Department

APIDA Student Organizations

MICA Advising


DC Events for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art

Chinese American Museum DC


Asian and Oceanian Association of Neurology

Federation of Asian-Oceanian Neuroscience Society

Asian Neuropsychological Association

Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America


Logo for Asian Pacific Heritage Month