Asian American Scholar Forum
September 11, 2021 Twenty years ago today, evil attacked America. A total of 2,977 people were killed when nineteen terrorists hijacked four fuel-loaded US commercial airplanes and crashed them into the World Trade Center towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, DC, and the ground outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The victims ranged in age from two to 85 years. On that day, the whole country experienced pain, shock, fear, and anger. On that day, many American heroes gave up their lives in order to save others: 403 killed were New York City firefighters, New York City police officersContinue reading “AASF commemorates the 20th Anniversary of 9/11”
On September 3rd, 2021, AASF sent the following letter to Judge Thomas A. Varlan, expressing our grave concern about the Department of Justice (DOJ)’s initial prosecution and subsequent decision to seek a retrial of Dr. Anming Hu, a former professor at the University Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK).
On Friday, September 17, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET, AASF will cosponsor the webinar “Effects of Federal Immigration Policy on US Science and All Scientists” with the American Physical Society.
Has the Hunt for Chinese Spies Become a Witch Hunt? University scientists work in ‘an atmosphere of fear.’
By Karin Fischer, The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 11, 2021
By the Economist Intelligence Unit, Committee of 100
by Yoel Fink and Yasheng Huang, MIT Technology Review
June 29, 2021