Asian American Issues - Higher Education
Asian American leads Latino district in California

Asian American leads Latino district in California

by MICHAEL R. BLOOD, Associated Press Writer | May 22, 2009
In an election that highlighted America's fluid racial landscape, an Asian American candidate e [...] Read more
Asian American Lawmakers in California Charge UC Admission Change Harmful to Asians

Asian American Lawmakers in California Charge UC Admission Change Harmful to Asians

by Victoria Lim | April 20, 2009
As it prepares to turn answer to a California legislative panel, the University of California i [...] Read more
Dartmouth Students Apologize for Racist E-mail About First Asian-American President

Dartmouth Students Apologize for Racist E-mail About First Asian-American President

by Associated Press | March 9, 2009
Dartmouth students apologized for writing a tongue-in-cheek news report full of racial slurs di [...] Read more
Dartmouth’s New President First Asian To Lead Ivy League Institution

Dartmouth’s New President First Asian To Lead Ivy League Institution

by Associated Press and Diverse Staff | March 3, 2009
A Korean-born doctor and humanitarian known as a leader the global fight against HIV/AIDS and o [...] Read more

UMass Boston’s Asian American Studies Program Takes a Practical Approach

by Lydia Lum | February 13, 2009
The Asian American Studies Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston complements studen [...] Read more
Asian Americans Make Progress in Fight for Bilingual Ballot

Asian Americans Make Progress in Fight for Bilingual Ballot

| December 17, 2008
BOSTON –  The struggle to make elections accessible to all residents of Boston, Mass [...] Read more
Obama Names Prominent Member of Gay Community,  Asian American to Environmental and Energy Posts

Obama Names Prominent Member of Gay Community, Asian American to Environmental and Energy Posts

by Associated Press and Diverse Staff | December 11, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama has selected a deputy mayor of Los Angeles to lead the White House [...] Read more

University of Maryland Becomes U.S. ‘Minority-Serving Institution’ for Asian Americans

by University of Maryland | November 19, 2008
The University of Maryland has been granted status as a “minority-serving institutionR [...] Read more

Groundbreaking Study Shows Asian American Vote Still Up for Grabs

by Robin Chen Delos | October 7, 2008
Many Asian Americans favor presidential candidate Barack Obama, but a significant portion remai [...] Read more

Asian American Voters: An Untapped Political Demographic, Scholars Say

by Robin Chen Delos | October 3, 2008
Although their political power is largely untapped, the fast-growing Asian American population [...] Read more
Study: NFL Has Slightly More Hispanic, Asian Players

Study: NFL Has Slightly More Hispanic, Asian Players

by Associated Press | August 28, 2008
The NFL has kept a steady number of Black head coaches, while slightly increasing the ranks of [...] Read more
Obama’s Asian-American Half Sister Helps Him Reach Out to Other Asian-Americans

Obama’s Asian-American Half Sister Helps Him Reach Out to Other Asian-Americans

by Associated Press | July 1, 2008
The throng of Asian-American donors drew closer, drinks in hand, to hear Barack Obama's sister [...] Read more
Princeton’s Record on Asian Admissions Examined

Princeton’s Record on Asian Admissions Examined

by Associated Press | June 13, 2008
The U.S. Department of Education has broadened a review into whether Princeton University discr [...] Read more

Asian Americans Largely Ignored by Presidential

by LYDIA LUM | May 29, 2008
Despite feverish efforts by presidential candidates to grab voters’ attention, they, along wi [...] Read more
Report: Ethnic Pride Has Mixed Impact on Asian Americans’ Ability To Deal With Discrimination

Report: Ethnic Pride Has Mixed Impact on Asian Americans’ Ability To Deal With Discrimination

by Michelle J. Nealy | May 19, 2008
Strong ties to their ethnicity can reduce the negative effects of racism for some Asian America [...] Read more