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Students Demand Diverse Inclusive Course Offerings

posted by Randall
University of North Carolina

University of North Carolina

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

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Sep 26, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Frustrated Asian American Student Takes Creative Shot at University of Pennsylvania

Frustrated Asian American Student Takes Creative Shot at University of Pennsylvania

posted by Randall
University of Pennsylvania

Photo By Bryan Y.W. Shin via Wikimedia Creative Commons

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.

Penn Promises to Build New Asian American Studies Building on 35th Street, the headline screamed.… Read more

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Apr 17, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Students Call for Hmong American Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Students Call for Hmong American Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison

posted by Randall

University of Wisconsin-MadisonA 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

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Nov 8, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Justice: Students at Brandeis Lobby New University President for Asian American Studies

Justice: Students at Brandeis Lobby New University President for Asian American Studies

posted by Randall
Members of the Brandeis Asian American Task Force present a letter to new campus president Ronald D. Liebowitz

Members of the Brandeis Asian American Task Force present a letter to new campus president Ronald D. Liebowitz

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

Asian Americans

Jun 21, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Beginning of New Era, End of Another in Asian Pacific American & Ethnic Studies

Beginning of New Era, End of Another in Asian Pacific American & Ethnic Studies

posted by Randall
Archaelogical dig in French Polynesia

Teamo Maitia-Papa, a local Tahitian crew member, and Kelly O’Toole ’14 excavate in French Polynesia under the direction of Jenny Kahn (photo courtesy of Jenny Kahn).

William & Mary University in Williamsburg, VA is making preparations for the launch of a new interdisciplinary program that will enable students to minor in Asian and Pacific Islander … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 23, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Studies Pioneer is Dead

Asian American Studies Pioneer is Dead

posted by Randall

Don Nakanishi

Don Nakanishi

A man recognized as a pioneer in Asian American Studies and served as director of the Asian American Studies Center at UCLA for 20 years has died, the university announced.
 
Don Nakanishi was a member of the faculty for 35 years before he retired as a professor emeritus of Asian American … Read more

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Feb 25, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Campus Roundup: Asian American Studies Major Approved; Ethnic Studies Faces Cuts

Campus Roundup: Asian American Studies Major Approved; Ethnic Studies Faces Cuts

posted by Randall

Northwestern

Northwestern University
Photo by RD Smith


 
(Campus Roundup is a semi-regular feature on AsAmNews. Let us know what’s happening on your campus by emailing info at asamnews.com or using the #AsAmNewsCampus)

 
In a bit of irony, the nation’s first Ethnic Studies program in the country is facing significant budget cuts while a … Read more

Campus

Feb 7, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Campus Round Up: Push for Asian American Studies & Peer Counseling for Multiracial Students

Campus Round Up: Push for Asian American Studies & Peer Counseling for Multiracial Students

posted by Randall

Dartmouth Asian American Studies petition

(Campus Round Up is a new feature on AsAmNews about the news and concerns of Asian American students on campuses nationwide. If you have an item of interest from your campus, email it to us at info at asamnews.com or use the hashtag #AsAmNewCampus.)
A hapa student at Yale has launched a movement to establish … Read more

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Jan 27, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Campus Round Up: Asian American Studies Expanded. Pacific Islander Students May Be Recognized

Campus Round Up: Asian American Studies Expanded. Pacific Islander Students May Be Recognized

posted by Randall
University of Washington

University of Washington

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.

The Crimson reports 100 students packed this year’s first lecture of the … Read more

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Jan 15, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on North by Northwestern: Faculty Proposes Asian American Studies at Northwestern

North by Northwestern: Faculty Proposes Asian American Studies at Northwestern

posted by Randall

Asian American Studies at NorthwesternA proposal that’s been 20 years in the making has finally happened.

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

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