Building Student & Faculty Community
AASP faculty often invite minors to their homes for enriching food and conversation.
Cultivating Student Leadership
The AASP Student Advisory Board meets throughout the academic year to discuss issues on diversity and brainstorm initiatives.
Engaging with Top Artists
Director and Producer Leo S. Chiang talks about his documentary, "Mr. Cao Goes to Washington" which follows the journey of Rep. Joseph Cao. Read more about the film
Asking Provocative Questions
The Provocative Questions series was started during the 2011-12 school year to provoke dialogue on enduring stereotypes about Asian Americans.
August 20, 2013
Sept. 18, 2013
Professors Jinah Kim and Nitasha Sharma named to the 2012-2013 Associated Student Government Honor Roll
Oct. 1, 2013
Joseph Lee featured in The Daily Northwestern for his non-profit,
Oct. 30, 2013
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Video on model Jenny Shimitzu by student Irene Tu. See other student works
Asian American Studies at Northwestern University was established by a sweeping student movement in the 1990's that demanded a deeply needed program of study that gives access to the long and rich histories, culture, and politics of Asians in the United States. Thus, the program fosters leadership and engagement with the most significant issues of the day: to model pride and interethnic cooperation that our society still struggles to achieve.
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