Emil Guillermo - Higher Education

Emil Guillermo
Emil Guillermo is a print and broadcast journalist, commentator and humorist. His column, "Emil Amok," appeared for more than 14 years in AsianWeek at one time, and now appears on the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund site.  As a former host of NPR's "All Things Considered" he was the first Asian American male, and first Filipino American, to host a regularly scheduled national news broadcast. He is the author of Amok: Essays from an Asian American Perspective -- a compilation of essays originally published in Asian Week—that won an American Book Award in 2000. Emil Guillermo writes on issues of race, culture and politics for the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (www.aaldef.org/blog)

Incredibly, Rejected Asian Americans Start New “Historical Asian American College and University” Movement

by | March 31, 2013
Billionaire cites difficulty for Asian Americans to get beyond the limitations of top instituti [...] Read more

Admissions and ‘Admission’

by | March 24, 2013
It seems wholly appropriate that most colleges send out their judgment notices around Holy Week [...] Read more

Will New Report Move Colleges Toward a Color-Blind Sense of Diversity?

by | March 18, 2013
Anti-affirmative action advocates (from both the left and right), have long said it was really [...] Read more

Pricey Colleges, the High Cost of Nutella and Timberlake’s Vegan Shake

by | March 17, 2013
Is it just New York’s Columbia University or is the insatiable demand for this thing called N [...] Read more

Sequester, Voting Rights Act and the Pope’s Silver Lining

by | March 5, 2013
As you all know, Higher Ed isn’t sequestered from this thing called “sequester,” and it [...] Read more

Diversity? Not Really at the Oscars

by | February 25, 2013
I guess Michelle Obama’s surprise appearance announcing Best Picture should have been diversi [...] Read more

Will African-Americans Be Used as a Wedge Against Immigration Reform?

by | February 18, 2013
Tonight in New York City, the Lunar New Year meets Black History month as the Asian American Le [...] Read more

Where is Duke on racism and diversity really?

by | February 11, 2013
The national focus on Duke’s racist anti-Asian frat party may have subsided with Kappa Sigma [...] Read more

Super Bowl XLVII: Best Showcase of Higher Ed?

by | February 4, 2013
Did you see Delaware’s Joe Flacco best University of Nevada Reno’s Colin Kaepernick in Supe [...] Read more

You know MLK, but do you know FTK?: Why we all should celebrate Fred T. Korematsu

by | January 29, 2013
In 1942, Korematsu, when he was all of 23, refused the U.S. government's order to be placed in [...] Read more

Obama awakes, takes it to Romney in 2nd debate; Education finally gets some mention

by | October 17, 2012
President Barack Obama seemed to finally figure out what to do in a debate—to assert and [...] Read more

Education Overlooked in VP Debate

by | October 12, 2012
Here’s the sad thing about the Vice Presidential Debate: Education gets ZERO attention. [...] Read more