As scholars and academics continue efforts to encourage the study of China, Pace University, in Lower Manhattan, is trying an alternative tack to promote students' interest in the world's second-largest economy - by subsidizing the chance to study abroad.
"China has such a long history," the Californian teen told China Daily in fluent Chinese. "I also like its art, which is very beautiful. That's why I would like to learn more about the Chinese language."
John G. Chou, general counsel at AmerisourceBergen Corporation, was honored with the 2014 Justice in Action Awards at the 40th anniversary celebration of the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
John G. Chou, general counsel at AmerisourceBergen Corporation, will be honored with the 2014 Justice in Action Award at the 40th anniversary celebration of the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
In a YouTube video, two musicians play the violin and the bass in Brooklyn, New York, and placed in front of them are a few glass jars. One is labeled "slow down", one "fast forward", another says "Lady Gaga", "Bach" and even "Michael Jackson".
He has been a guitarist and singer in a rock band, an inspirational public speaker, an activist in non-profit organizations, a legendary angel fund investor who has brought dozens of startups to IPO status during his 30-year career and a writer.
When Helen Wan started writing a book more than a decade ago, she thought it would be a collection of short personal essays about her experiences in the work force as someone who occupied not just one category of "outsider" status, but two: woman and minority.