January 24, 2023
Study: Anti-Chinese bias harms Asian American businesses
An increase in anti-Chinese sentiment has led to consumer discrimination against Asian American-owned small businesses, according to new U-M research explored in this Q&A.
September 6, 2022
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
August 31, 2022
Event celebrates Asian American faculty, student accomplishments
U-M will host the inaugural Asian American Faculty and Student Accomplishments Symposium on Sept. 9. The event is designed as a reset after a particularly tumultuous few years for Asians and Asian Americans.
May 31, 2022
Asian Americans armed selves during pandemic due to racial acts
Asian Americans who experienced increased acts of racism at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic were more likely to acquire firearms and ammunition for self-defense, researchers at U-M and Eastern Michigan University found.
May 17, 2021
U-M chronicles location, nature of anti-Asian incidents
New research from U-M offers insights into the location, nature and perpetrators of anti-Asian hate incidents that occurred in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic.
January 18, 2021
Assistant professor recalls ‘Jeopardy!’ experience
Ian Shin, assistant professor of history and American culture in LSA, appeared on “Jeopardy!” in 2017 and finished second. Shin fondly recalls his time with longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, who died of pancreatic cancer Nov. 8, 2020.
October 21, 2019
Accolades — October 2019
Awards and honors for U-M faculty and staff.
March 21, 2019
Maryland professor highlights Harvard admissions lawsuit in talk
A lawsuit alleging Harvard University intentionally discriminates against Asian-American applicants shines a light on the increasingly frenzied admissions processes at elite universities, a consulting expert in the case says.