Archive for April 15th, 2008

  • Daily Dose: 04/15/08

    Daily Dose: 04/15/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Japanese Designer Adds Recycling and Polyester to Luxury in ‘Ecological Fur’ » MySpace Launches Site for Korea With Features, Design Tailored to Cultural Habits » Kuwaiti Court Sentences Another Filipino Housemaid to Death » Jackie Chan: Olympic Games Represent Peace […]

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  • Asian Am. Studies Stagnates At NYC College

    Asian Am. Studies Stagnates At NYC College

    Students want more classes, full-time faculty Imagine a space not much bigger than a large closet, and you will be able to visualize the Asian American Studies Program office at Hunter College in New York City. Cram into that space two tables, two computers, a […]

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  • My People’s History

    My People’s History

    Everything I learned about Asian Americans in my K-12 education can be summed up in one sentence: Chinese laborers built one half of the Transcontinental Railroad. I accepted that that was all there was. Here it was, my people’s greatest and sole contribution to the […]

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  • Asian American Studies Now

    Asian American Studies Now

    Like volcanoes awaking from their dormant state, Asian Americans are again shaking the foundations of educational institutions across America. But this time around, the eruptions are closer to the rising sun.

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  • Scientists Compete in Biz Plan Contest

    Scientists Compete in Biz Plan Contest

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — More than 100 people attended a business plan competition on April 5 arranged by the Chinese American Biopharmaceutical Society. Companies made a seven-minute presentation to a panel of judges, who evaluated the teams based on personnel,

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