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Nam Center Colloquium Series | Yalta Conference and the Division of the Korean Peninsula

Events 02/04/2016 0 Comments

Speaker: Kyung Deok Roh, Assistant Professor, Division of Liberal Arts and Science, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology Host Department: Nam Center for Korean Studies Date: 02/10/2016 Time: 4:00PM Location: Room 1636 School of Social Work Building Description:Cosponsored by the U-M Department of History. The lecture will revisit the Yalta Conference, one of the most controversial international conferences in the era…

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APACC Celebrates Lunar New Year in Style

Asian News 02/03/2016 0 Comments

APACC Celebrates Lunar New Year at The Legends Club in Joe Louis Arena on February 2, 2016. More than 110 APACC members and guests attended the event celebrating a fresh new year on the lunar calendar, sponsored by General Motors, Talmer Bank, Chrysan Industries, Bromberg Associates, ICONMA, Mac Arthur Corporation and VHM Enterprises. Featured speakers Tim Ha, Corporate Treasury and…

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Christopher Hill, China is a key for North Korea

Asian News 02/03/2016 0 Comments

[Ann Arbor = MiAsian] Tack-Yong Kim = Ambassador Christopher Hill talked about North Korea at the Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture at the University of Michigan on January 25. During the lecture, ‘Dayton to Pyongyang: On the frontlines of U.S. Diplomacy’, Professor John Ciorciari asked what the next step would be and if there is any hope for a deal with…

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Idioms that Asians must know (1)

Language 02/02/2016 0 Comments

“Did you hear through the grapevine that the boss wants us to think more outside the box?  I want to keep you in the loop and not beat around the bush, he is very unhappy with the rising cost projections.” If you are wondering what the above means, you are not alone. These four idioms and more are used frequently…

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Improving City Services In Detroit

Business News 01/23/2016 0 Comments

Immerse yourself in the customer’s world and get to know their struggles and triumphs inside out.” ― Dane Brookes Most citizens of metro Detroit realize that the basic infrastructure of the city needs tremendous improvement. While downtown Detroit is bubbling with new businesses and upcoming artists, city services are lacking. It is a wonderful treat to visit the downtown area…

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Incoming Asian companies to boost Detroit’s Economy – Is Detroit Ready?

Business News 01/23/2016 0 Comments

[Detroit=The Michigan Korean Weekly] Aaron Foley = The momentum around Detroit’s slow-but-steady comeback has attracted throngs of new residents to the city’s downtown core and reinvestment from several firms. But while big real estate deals and large-scale moves grab headlines, smaller business owners are still taking a wait-and-see approach, particularly minority-owned firms. Across Metro Detroit, suppliers, logistics firms, engineering offices,…

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2016 APAMSA Conference

Events 01/23/2016 0 Comments

Disparities Facing Asian Americans in the Healthcare System JANUARY 23, 2016 @ 2 PM TAUBMAN HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARY, ANN ARBOR, MI Asians comprise 5% of the population in the United States but experience certain health disparities more than non-Hispanic whites and African Americans. For example, according to a 2010 study, only 8.6% of Asian Americans sought any type of mental…

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McDONALD’S USA INTRODUCES NEW VALUE MENU, GIVES CUSTOMERS MORE FLEXIBILITY

New Products 01/21/2016 0 Comments

McDonald’s is introducing a new value menu promotion that allows customers the choice of mixing and matching value menu items to make a personalized combination meal. Named McPick 2 for $2, this menu gives customers the option to mix and match two value items for $2. The McPick 2 for $2 Menu will be available from Jan. 4 through Feb.…

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Why Asian Americans don’t vote Republican

Cultural Awareness 01/21/2016 0 Comments

A voter drops off her election ballot at a drop box in Oregon. Richard Clement/REUTERS   During the recent No Labels-hosted Problem Solver Convention in New Hampshire, things got a little uncomfortable. When Joseph Choe, an Asian-American college student, stood up to ask a question about South Korea, Donald Trump cut him off and wondered aloud: “Are you from South…

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Nissan TITAN Warrior Concept and Nissan IDS Concept featured at 2016 North American International Auto Show

New Products 01/21/2016 0 Comments

Extreme pickup concept bows on heels of all-new 2016 TITAN® XD’s December launch Created by Nissan Design America in La Jolla, California, TITAN Warrior Concept offers aggressive adventure-ready design and commercial-duty chassis with modified off-road suspension Nissan IDS Concept makes North American debut, showcasing practical, real-world applications of autonomous drive technology Record 2015 Nissan business results, including 7.1 percent sales…

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