I think the humor is unintentional, but I thought it was pretty funny.
The spread of Ivy League style is therefore not a frivolous matter. Today the wearing of the tweed is not anachronism or assimilation, but a mark of respect for the distinctive ethnic group that opened its doors to all — an accomplishment that must be remembered, acknowledged and emulated.
[More unintentional humor: “They couldn’t have been spies,” she said. “Look what she did with the hydrangeas.” http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/29/world/europe/29spy.html?hp]
A new report on AAPIs and higher ed policy put out by Rob Teranishi’s team: http://www.nyu.edu/projects/care/2010CAREReport.pdf
Marybeth Gasman’s blog on last week’s APIASF summit: http://chronicle.com/blogPost/A-New-Type-of-Minority-Serving/25079/
This article was kind of painful but it also made me 1) laugh because I’m writing an article on Chinese/Korean Am participation in SAT prep and 2) be thankful to have the option of being paid on a 12-month schedule.
(but does ohio state’s library have an official thunder room? i think not! still, kudos for osu for supplying 80% of the books that i check out via ohio-link.)
Reposted from Cindy Mosqueda, really wonderful pictures: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/05/28/the_magnificent_migrants?page=0,0
Some of them send back the equivalent of my old grad school stipend…I have no idea how you do that and live in NYC.