By Greg Young Northwest Asian Weekly Years ago, entering high school or college, it was hard to believe it could ever happen. But now it has—graduation. Here are some of our remarkable community graduates. Aleyna Yamaguchi Aleyna has had quite the journey during her time at University of Washington. She’s studied abroad in Rome, volunteered […]
With February being Black History Month and the total racial and ethnic minority population projected to increase from 30.9 percent in 2000 to 40.4 percent in 2019, the social network website WalletHub recently conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Cities with the Most & Least Ethno-Racial & Linguistic Diversity. Given such a forecast, it’s ever […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly For Paull Shin, fighting to survive has long been part of his DNA.<!–more–> The University of Washington’s (UW) College of Arts and Sciences, in conjunction with the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, recently celebrated the former Washington State senator for his unwavering commitment to the school’s Korea […]
The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington is accepting applications for its new 10-month Master of Arts (MA) degree in Applied International Studies (MAAIS). This accelerated program is designed for U.S. and international professionals with experience in a variety of fields, including business, government, military, philanthropy, and international development.
By Imana Gunawan Northwest Asian Weekly While most of the developed world enjoys Internet access as a basic human right, North Koreans live with their web access heavily regulated and monitored.
The Washington State China Relations Council (WSCRC) has announced Kristi Heim as the new executive director of WSCRC, following Joe Borich’s retirement in 2013. WSCRC is an independent nonprofit organization that has promoted commercial, cultural, and educational ties between Washington state and China for 35 years.
This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Imana Gunawan Northwest Asian Weekly Donald Hellmann was a fresh-faced graduate from Princeton University when he was drafted and sent to Korea in the mid 1950s. When returned to the United States a few years […]
By Assunta Ng What’s the most appropriate gift for a Japan expert’s retirement party? Sixty haikus and to let him pick your pocket?
By Cheih-Hsin (Jessie) Lin UW News Lab Samantha Irish, a UW senior who lives in Tacoma, grew up surrounded by Cambodian friends. Ever since her parents passed away, positive relationships with her Cambodian friends have been her spiritual support, helping her move on with her life.
For many, the title of Martin Jacques’ new book, “When China Rules the World: The Rise of the Middle Kingdom and the End of the Western World,”