Asian American Issues - Higher Education


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Stare Down the White Gaze: Demystifying the “Model Minority” Stereotype

by Yang Hu | June 30, 2020 “You brought the virus here.” These words were thrown at me on a street corner as I walked [...] Read more

Erasing Hate: Advocates Combat Anti-Asian Bias Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

by | May 14, 2020
Since the coronavirus crisis began in Wuhan, China, Asian and Asian American students have face [...] Read more

U of Maryland’s Dr. Jan Padios Encourages Students to Think Critically

by | May 12, 2020
Dr. Jan Padios — associate professor and director of graduate studies within the Department o [...] Read more

DOJ Files Amicus Brief Saying Harvard’s Admissions Policy Violates Civil Rights Law

by | February 27, 2020
The U.S. Department of Justice, in an amicus brief filed on Tuesday to a federal appeals court, [...] Read more

UAlbany Asian Students Call for Investigation of Coronavirus-Themed Party

by | February 18, 2020
Asian students and members of the University of Albany Asian American Alliance are requesting t [...] Read more

Asian Students Face Discrimination as the Coronavirus Spreads

by | February 13, 2020
Since a case of the coronavirus was confirmed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison last week, [...] Read more

S. David Wu Named First Asian American President in CUNY System

by | February 4, 2020
The City University of New York on Monday named Dr. S. David Wu the president of its Baruch Col [...] Read more

American Minorities and Our Foreign Cousins

by | September 3, 2019
Racial nationalists, who equate ethnicity with belonging, can co-exist with each other. Their a [...] Read more

The Trauma of ‘Go Back’: Calling Out Racism in Full

by Jessica Fry | July 18, 2019
When I was a freshman in high school, I was walking to my geometry class for sixth period. A lo [...] Read more

Fitting In Doesn’t Fix Discrimination

by | June 27, 2019
I have been studying the internment of Japanese Americans ever since I have been a professor. Y [...] Read more

Historic NFL Draft: Asian American Top Pick

| April 30, 2019
The Arizona Cardinals made history when the team chose Kyler Murray, who is of Asian lineage, a [...] Read more

After a Storied Career, Dr. Les Wong is Readying Himself for Retirement

by Lydia Lum | April 29, 2019
Dr. Leslie (Les) E. Wong’s career in postsecondary education has allowed him to meet more peo [...] Read more

Weaving Scientific Breakthroughs

by Lois Elfman |
When spider silk biologist/geneticist Dr. Cheryl Hayashi was the recipient of the prestigious M [...] Read more

Dr. Mark Redondo Villegas: A Cultural Scholar

by Lois Elfman | February 7, 2019
Now in his second year as an assistant professor at Franklin & Marshall College, Dr. Mark Redon [...] Read more

Cilantro and Prejudice

by | January 22, 2019
Cilantro is a good example for showing the stupidity of racial stereotypes. The herb, also know [...] Read more




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