Asian American Issues - Higher Education

College Access Remains Major Hurdle for Hispanics, AAPIs in California

by Jamal Eric Watson | October 25, 2015
While the number of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and Hispanics continues to steadily i [...] Read more

Urban Colleges Dealing With Unique Retention Issues

by Lois Elfman | October 8, 2015
No sprawling campus, a majority of commuter students, many ­first-generation college students [...] Read more

Cal State Campuses Preserving Painful Piece of U.S. History

by Lydia Lum | July 5, 2015
The archives of 15 California State University campuses are collaborating to digitize about 10, [...] Read more
A Question of Fairness at Heart of Lawsuit Against Harvard

A Question of Fairness at Heart of Lawsuit Against Harvard

by Catherine Morris | May 28, 2015
A recent lawsuit alleges that Harvard University’s admissions process discriminates against A [...] Read more

Zhang’s Career Adds Up to Amazing

by Catherine Morris | May 25, 2015
Dr. Yitang Zhang ascended into superstardom when his article was published in the Annals of Mat [...] Read more

Asian-Americans Packing On Political Muscle

by Lydia Lum | May 21, 2015
The Asian-American population will grow 74 percent by 2040, but the number of this racial group [...] Read more

UCLA Diversity Plan Aims to Match Best Practices with Reality

by Christina Sturdivant | May 19, 2015
Associate provost Jerry Kang will lead the charge as vice chancellor for equity, diversity and [...] Read more

College Fairs Aim to Boost College Success Among AAPIs

by Lydia Lum | May 17, 2015
Journey to Success, a series of daylong college fairs across California, aims to improve rates [...] Read more

Asian American Groups File Complaint Against Harvard

by Catherine Morris |
A coalition of more than 60 Asian American organizations filed an official federal complaint ag [...] Read more

Need to Disaggregate AAPI Data Reemphasized at Summit

by Catherine Morris | May 12, 2015
Although it is true that many Asian Americans are doing well as far as educational attainment a [...] Read more

AAPI Role Models Matter

by Heather Tow-Yick |
For today’s AAPI students, seeing educational leaders who share their background is integral [...] Read more

Ono’s Deft Touch Lifts University of Cincinnati

by Jamal Eric Watson |
After nearly three years on the job at the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Santa J. Ono is redefi [...] Read more

Educational Strategies Overlook AAPI Diversity

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | May 11, 2015
The model minority perception is just that: a perception. It overlooks one big issue: Asian Ame [...] Read more

Professor Jeung Aims to Guide Burmese-Americans to Successful Path

by Lydia Lum | April 29, 2015
Nationally, Burmese-Americans have an abysmal 39 percent high school dropout rate—almost twic [...] Read more

Full Circle Initiative Helps AAPI Students Close Gap

by Lydia Lum | April 13, 2015
Sacramento State’s Full Circle initiative, highlighted at the APAHE conference, is a federall [...] Read more