Sister Cities International, established by President Eisenhower and celebrating its 60th anniversary, recently recognized major US cities in Arizona, Maryland, and Texas for their outstanding work with communities across Asia.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields of study were the most popular among Asian students in America, though humanities and social sciences remained popular among students from Asia’s more developed economies.
Students from Asia, the largest region of origin of international students in the US, increased 10% from 2014 to 2015. Their numbers have allowed them to leave an increasing cultural mark on American college campuses.
The longest running collegiate Bhangra competition - George Washington University’s Bhangra Blowout – was recently held for the 23rd year in a row, drawing nine university teams from across the US. The growing popularity of Bhangra, though not limited to any ethnic...
Outpacing other Asian groups, Indian Americans are rapidly becoming a significant population in Virginia. The state is also bolstering trade ties to India, as Governor Terry McAuliffe traveled there in November.