By Jocelyn Noveck Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) – The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has combined a talent for innovative design and experimental use of everyday materials with extensive humanitarian efforts around the globe, has won the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize.
The annual UW Foster School of Business Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition (GSEC) is an international competition in which students from around the world present business solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges — including poverty, health, and development. This year’s competition featured 19 semi-finalist teams from Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Rwanda, Uganda, […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly It was a thunderstorm they had never seen before. Eric Choi, David Chung, and Jay Hahn had landed in Entebbe International Airport in central Uganda. <!–more–> On top of visa and currency issues, they learned that five of their six bags were lost in what they called “the black […]
First of all, his letter holds forth from the vantage point of two illusions: If whites had never colonized invaded, raped, enslaved, and abused Africa, it would be paradise — and the idea that if Blacks were given jobs, fair schools, if the [government] kept crack out of the neighborhoods, American cities would be paradises.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The latest newcomers to begin settling in Maine’s largest city are Kayah refugees from a mountainous state in Myanmar.