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Henry Lin Boy Genius

Asian Am Scientists

Henry says, “Incidentally, TED came up with the title which is very slick but slightly misleading, as I never talk about individual galaxies. Oh well, I’ll deal with it.” At 17, Henry Lin won an Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award of $50,000for his mathematical models of distant galaxy clusters. By simulating thousands of clusters of galaxies, …

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Good Fortune in a Wrapping Cloth KidLit Asian American winner

2013 Asian Pacific American Award for Literature Winners!

KidLit Book Lists

2013 Best Asian Pacific American Books for Kids! Thank you to Paper Tigers for this information! The Asian Pacific American Libraries Association has announced their 2013 literature award winners.   Best Asian Pacific American Picture Book Good Fortune in a Wrapping Cloth by Joan Schoettler and illustrated by Jessica Lanan Asian Pacific American Honor Picture Book A Path of Stars by …

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Rise of the Tiger Nation?

Asian in America

Data Skewed to Show Asian American Success Despite their very different histories in this country, Asian-Americans now share with American Jews both the distinction and the occasional burden of phenomenal immigrant success. This Wall Street Journal article, Rise of the Tiger Nation, makes it seem like Asian Americans are succeeding everywhere you turn. This simply …

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Chinatown 9 Man Volleyball Documentary

Asian in America

Chinese American Chinatown: 9-Man Street Ball A slice of Chinatown history comes forth in a project from first time director Ursula Liang for the documentary “9-Man.” 9-Man, a street Chinatown sport created when the Chinese Exclusion Act forced Chinese restaurant workers and laundrymen to socialize exclusively amongst themselves. This  nine-man sport offered both escape and fraternity for …

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