By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly When students and members of the Asian community learned that the University of Washington (UW) was discontinuing the Southeast Asian Student Recruiter position, they were in disbelief.
Alumni from the University of Washington advanced the cause of diversity in their annual “Bridging the Gap” breakfast fundraiser on Oct. 26, hosted by the UW Multicultural Alumni Partnership. Five people were honored for making positive impacts in their communities: Polly Olsen, Alejandro C. Torres, Sarah Sense-Wilson, Lembhard G. Howell, and Diane Narasaki. Narasaki (class […]
By Assunta Ng Oct. 26 was my lucky day. No, I didn’t win a lottery. Nor did I get a big business deal. You think I got a “scoop” for a story? Wrong.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly This will be the first big week for our former Interim President Phyllis Wise of the University of Washington. She takes the helm as chancellor of the University of Illinois, Champagne with a student body of 41,000.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Is the real Michael Young as dynamic as the mainstream news stories say? Recently, I attended a reception for Young, the new president of the University of Washington. The mainstream press have given him a lot of good coverage. “He’s no rock star,” someone said. On diversity, Young told […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly University of Washington (UW) Provost Phyllis Wise, 66, has been named chancellor of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and vice president of the University of Illinois system. Wise, a Chinese American, recently served as interim president of the UW, until Michael Young took over in April. Wise will […]