In this section, we share news stories and writings on relevant issues that matter to the Asian American academic community.
Advancing Justice – AAJC Commends End to China Initiative, Calls for Transparency and Vows to Watch Dismantling Closely
AASF fully supports AAJC’s statement made on Feb 23, 2022.
Today, the U.S. Department of Justice announced an end to the controversial “China Initiative,” and a series of changes to their national security approach to address concerns of profiling of Asian Americans and immigrants lifted up by Advancing Justice – AAJC and other civil rights and academic groups.
By Eileen Guoarchive, MIT Technology Review, January 20, 2022
By Kimmy Yam, NBC News,
Jan. 21, 2022
Advanced Micro Devices CEO Lisa Su has received the chip industry’s highest honor as the 2020 recipient of the Robert N. Noyce Award. This is the first time the award has gone to a woman since it was started in 1991. “It’s an incredible privilege to be part of this industry,” Su said. “I actually fell in love with semiconductors in my first year at MIT. My first job was doing grunt work in a semiconductor lab. If you look at this year, what is resoundingly clear is that technology is becoming even more important.”
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