Skip to main content

Japanese Ambassador Discusses Strengthening US-Japan Alliance

October 22, 2021

Koji Tomita, Japanese ambassador to the United States, affirmed the importance of the U.S.-Japan alliance and said that the U.S. and Japan should continue to strengthen political dialogues, economic cooperation and people-to-people exchanges in an Oct. 6 virtual discussion about the countries’ alliance. The livestream event was part of … Read more

New Asian American Center Opens

August 30, 2021

The center, led by Heidi Kim of the department of English and comparative literature, gives students, faculty and staff of Asian descent a place to call their own. When she was growing up, Selina Shi threw away the Chinese tea … Read more

Forging Her Own Path with a Dual Degree

July 15, 2021

Grace Yook (MBA/PharmD ’21) is a trailblazer. In 2021, she was the first Asian woman and the first woman of color to graduate from UNC Kenan-Flagler’s dual-degree program with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, and she’s used her experience on the combined … Read more

Rising Senior Gives Back to Local Japanese Families

July 12, 2021

Service holds a significant place in rising senior Alyssa Cooper’s life. “It’s what makes me happy, knowing that I’m able to make an impact,” she says. “Even a small impact on someone’s life is very fulfilling for me.” After her … Read more