U-M hosts inaugural Asian American Faculty and Student Accomplishments Symposium

September 7, 2022


DATE: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2022

EVENT: “Asian American Faculty and Student Accomplishments Symposium”

This inaugural symposium, which is open to the public, focuses on the important scientific and scholarly contributions of Asians and Asian Americans to the University of Michigan community and beyond. It also explores ways to advocate for and strengthen Asian and Asian American representation in the United States.

Steven Chu, Nobel laureate and professor of physics at Stanford University, will deliver the keynote speech. He will highlight how the rising international competition in science and engineering, especially from China, has changed how the United States can attract and retain talent.

PLACE: Rackham Amphitheatre, 4th Floor, Rackham Building, 915 E Washington St., Ann Arbor

SPONSORS: U-M Office of Provost, U-M Association of Chinese Professors, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, INDIGO: The LSA Asian and Asian-American Faculty Alliance, International Institute, Physics Department, U-M School of Information