Asian American Issues - Higher Education

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

Asian Evasion: A Recipe for Flawed Resolutions

by MITCHELL J. CHANG | May 15, 2008
Asians are arguably one of the most misunderstood groups in higher education. Even categorizing [...] Read more
Asian Higher Education Leaders Offer Advice to Break the Bamboo Ceiling

Asian Higher Education Leaders Offer Advice to Break the Bamboo Ceiling

by Samantha Cleaver | May 5, 2008
When Dr. Ratna Naik was offered the job of dean of physics at Wayne State University, she was r [...] Read more

Asian Americans Largely Ignored by Presidential Candidates, Political Scientists Say

by Lydia Lum | April 23, 2008
Despite feverish efforts by presidential candidates to grab voters’ attention, they, along wi [...] Read more

UCLA Scholars Receive Research Award for Study of Asian Students

by Diverse Staff | April 17, 2008
The authors of the largest compilation and analysis of data on Asian American college students [...] Read more
Perspectives: Knowledge, Authority and Hmong Invisibility

Perspectives: Knowledge, Authority and Hmong Invisibility

by Dia Cha, Chia Youyee Vang and others | March 13, 2008
A professor’s comments about Hmong Americans a year ago were controversial, but it was and is [...] Read more
CU Chancellor, Student Editors Apologize for Column on Asians

CU Chancellor, Student Editors Apologize for Column on Asians

by Associated Press | February 22, 2008
BOULDER Colo. The chancellor of the University of Colorado’s Boulder campus has apologize [...] Read more

Asian American Studies: A Harvard Aspiration

by Michelle J. Nealy | December 20, 2007
During the 1980s, Asian American students at Harvard University staged a noisy protest petition [...] Read more
University of California Tries to Better Understand Asian Students

University of California Tries to Better Understand Asian Students

by Diverse staff | November 18, 2007
The University of California is expanding the categories undergraduate applicants use to self-r [...] Read more

Investing in Asian American Women Through Education

by Molly Nance | October 26, 2007
For promoting education among Asian American women and other accomplishments, Wendy Cai recentl [...] Read more