By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Each year, there are certain people who have been recognized for the extraordinary things they have done for Asians and Asian Americans. This list showcases this year’s individuals.
Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts: Frederick “Rick” Barton – Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization Operations and Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, Department of State Arun Majumdar – Under Secretary of Energy, Department of Energy Marie F. Smith – Member, Social Security Advisory Board
On Aug. 7, Sen. Patty Murray invited Dr. Steven Chu to tour the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Chu is President-elect Barack Obama’s choice for Energy secretary.