UMass Boston Professor of Political Science and Institute for Asian American Studies Director Paul Watanabe has been awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, by the Japanese government.
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As she develops a resiliency strategy for the City of Boston, Chief Resilience Officer S. Atyia Martin is receiving input from UMass Boston faculty, staff, and students about ways to make the city more equitable.
The Honors College and the Ralph and Janice James Student Success Fund fully funded the trip to Little Tokyo in Los Angeles and the Manzanar National Historic Site at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Owens Valley, California.
President Barack Obama has nominated Institute for Asian American Studies (IAAS) Director Paul Watanabe to serve as a member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Carolyn Wong, a research associate with the Institute for Asian American Studies, has received a $450,000 grant to lead a study, along with researchers at UMass Lowell and Tufts University, of computer visualization in promoting health literacy on the toxic effects of highway pollution in Chinatown.
UMass Boston is one of four universities selected for the TOMODACHI Inouye Scholars Program, designed to educate students in the U.S. about the life and contributions of Senator Inouye and other Japanese Americans.
Nine academics with university ties will assist Walsh as he prepares to become Boston's first new mayor in 20 years.
In the latest UMass Boston Minute, we hear from the assistant director of the Institute for Asian American Studies, Shauna Lo.
Asian Americans comprise a growing share of voting-age residents and citizens and registered voters in Massachusetts.
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