Kudos to my dear friend Elisa Z for landing a Templeton grant!
Archive for April, 2010
Who knew? Not me. And Toledo? Yeesh: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/02/11/national/main6196454.shtml
[Unrelated: I hope that Glee will feature the new Ohio license plates. They are quite nice.]
Look whose school has 5 Asian/Asian American Studies course offerings for 2010-2011?
I met Curtis Chin at MAASU last week; he has been traveling the country with his documentary on the Vincent Chin case, Vincent Who?
Article on the documentary: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/homepage/86505432.html
Got back from a busy 48 hours in Austin, TX for the Assoc. for Asian American Studies conference. Had a wonderful time catching up with old friends and connecting with great new folks, eating ribs/breakfast tacos (delicious), and admiring the wildflowers on the freeway (thank you lady bird for championing highway beautification!). Then drove up to Columbus and gave a workshop on diversifying the academy with Spark, aka Asst. Professor Sarah Park…
Nice article on Don Nakanishi: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tobar9-2010apr09,0,2015600,full.column
Nice article on incorporation (or lack thereof) and how it has affected East LA by the one and only Sarah Chilim Ihn: http://works.bepress.com/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1000&context=sarah_chilim_ihn
Ever wonder how it works elsewhere? http://www.aera.net/uploadedFiles/Publications/Journals/Educational_Researcher/3903/211-228_04EDR10.pdf
Butler’s president is one of the few Asian American college presidents east of California (one of the few APA college presidents, period). He’s also a (grad school) Bruin: http://www.butler.edu/president/biography
Both the Ender and Hurley brothers report that they have made their mothers very proud.
Of Mama Hurley, John says: “This has really enhanced her brand out there at the independent-living community. People can’t believe she has two sons that are presidents of colleges.”