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2016 NEWS


Why Indian Americans Win Spelling Contests

May 27, 2016 – from BBC
For the third time, the Scripps National Spelling Bee has been jointly won by children of Indian origin. Anthropologist Shalini Shankar explains this phenomenon to the BBC.



Major Approved

February 24, 2016 – from Issuu
The Major for Asian American Studies is approved by the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences faculty meeting, officially making the major an option for all students at the start of the 2016-17 academic year.