In partnership with the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF), a non-profit organization dedicated to providing college scholarships to APIAs, Toyota granted 22 scholarships at its fourth annual awards dinner and reception at the Toyota Automotive Museum on May 14, 2015. With majors ranging from aerospace engineering to microbiology, and school selections from […]
BLOG: Being blunt about race…
By Assunta Ng My words were blunt and shocking even to myself when I asked community leaders to contribute to the Asian Weekly’s social justice issue.
Reverend Jackson addresses STEM summit
Gov. Jay Inslee and Reverend Jesse Jackson joined more than 320 business and education leaders
BLOG: Spotlight on youth — An unforgettable summer!!!
Ina Dash University of Washington “I got to see first-hand how bumblebee pollination affects crop production in Seattle’s P-patches (community gardens) through a University of Washington citizen-science project. Insect pollinators are responsible for every one in three bites of food we take and one of the biggest contributors. Sad to say that bees have been […]
H-1B visas bring international students one step closer to the American Dream
By Celine Djohan Northwest Asian Weekly In hopes of landing a permanent position at a local technology manufacturing company, one of William Takdir Jaya’s many responsibilities is to commute to work at 6 a.m.
SYLP: On art, music, and youth
By Halden Lin Summer Youth Leadership Program As a musician and a person who experiments with various forms of art, including
EDITORIAL: It’s time to start moving on education — U.S. ranks behind Asia in math and science
Two reports released by the Department of Education on Tuesday, Dec. 11 showed that American fourth- and eighth-grade students still lag globally in math and science. The United States ranked 11th and 7th in fourth-grade math and science, respectively, and 9th and 10th in eighth-grade math and science.
Diversity Makes a Difference — Part 3
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching out across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their schools as being champions of diversity. From among those students, a judging panel will choose five winners who will receive $1,000 scholarships and […]
Seattle naval officer Aoki helps young people dive into science
Two naval officers and a little build-it-yourself underwater robot are helping to create a new generation of scientists and engineers.