Students at two East Coast universities are demanding a curriculum that reflects their communities and an increasingly diverse country.
The Crimson reports that the Ethnic Studies Coalition, lead by founder and Harvard senior Juhwan Seo, is calling on Harvard to establish a national hub for ethnic studies.
According to the group’s … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
The headline was enough to give me a caffeine rush, something a few sips of coffee had so far this morning failed to do.
A group of Hmong American undergraduates are organizing to lobby the University of Wisconsin, Madison, to launch a formal Hmong American Studies program, reported the Wisconsin State Journal.
Wisconsin is home to one of the largest Hmong American populations in the country, but the students face an uphill climb at a time the state … Read more
Students at Brandeis University didn’t waste a minute pushing a proposal for an Asian American Studies program before the campus’ new president.
Just minutes after the inauguration of Ronald D. Liebowitz as the new president, the Brandeis … Read more
In a bit of irony, the nation’s first Ethnic Studies program in the country is facing significant budget cuts while a … Read more
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A hapa student at Yale has launched a movement to establish … Read more
The Associated Students of the University of Washington is moving towards granting for the first time protected seats in the student senate for legacy Pacific Islander groups while the popularity of Asian American Studies at Harvard is on the rise.
A faculty committee at Northwestern has formally proposed an Asian American Studies major at Northwestern, reports North by Northwestern.
There was no formal opposition to the idea and backers are optimistic the major will become a reality.
20 years ago, 17 students … Read more