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Asian American Studies celebrates 20 years on campus

Asian American Studies celebrates 20 years on campus

By Olivia Bienvenue, Staff writer

September 20, 2017

In 1997, the committee for Asian American Studies was established on campus with the help of Asian American RSOs, professors and faculty.  Twenty years later, that committee has evolved into the first Department of Asian American Studies in the Big 10. For the celebration of the 20th anniversary ...