Asian Americans

June Huh smiling while holding up medal (© Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. medal winner transforms study of higher mathematics

June Huh became the first person of Korean descent to win the Fields Medal, mathematics' top award, this year. Learn more.
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Cricket finds a home in American cities

It's an old American story: Immigrants bring their love of a sport to their new communities, and interest swells among the general population.
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Cynthia Yue has her finger on the pulse of American youth

Learn why the 2021–2022 U.S. Youth Observer to the U.N. is so committed to human rights and how her childhood shaped her worldview.
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Outdoor adventure for all

New groups have formed to get more people from underrepresented backgrounds to participate in outdoor adventure sports. Learn about them.
Megan Rapinoe smiling with arms outstretched in soccer stadium (© Maja Hitij/Getty Images)

Title IX: Protecting equality in the U.S. for 50 years

What is Title IX and how does it apply to sectors beyond education and sports in the United States? Learn more here.
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Asian surnames become more prevalent in the United States

According to the U.S. census, the number of people with Asian surnames living in the United States is steadily growing.
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Triumphant Asian American athletes inspire tomorrow’s superstars

The inspiring performance of Asian American athletes in recent years is something we are "all jumping to hang onto," says one expert.
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U.S. Chinatown communities reimagine their future

Learn how small and large businesses in Chinatowns across the United States are revamping and revitalizing old neighborhood haunts.
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Meet America’s Youth Poet Laureates

Since 2017, the National Youth Poet Laureate program has fostered rising young talent in the United States. Learn more here.