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Thousands to Rally in Boston in Support of SFFA

By Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE)

AACE announces “Rally for the American Dream – Equal Education Rights for All” on October 14, 2018! Let’s unite to stop Harvard’s discriminatory admissions practices against Asian American children!

Supports of AACE protested outside US Supreme Count in 2015 (provided by AACE).
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Xiaowei Zhuang to Receive 2018 Dr H.P. Heineken Prize for Biochemistry and Biophysics

Boston, Sept. 1, 2018, — The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has awarded the 2018 Dr H.P. Heineken Prize for Biochemistry and Biophysics to Xiaowei Zhuang, Professor of Physics, Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University in Cambridge (USA).

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Over 150 Asian American Orgs Jointly File Amicus Brief Opposing Harvard’s Discriminatory Admissions Practices

By Asian American Coalition for Education

On July 30, 2018, representing 156 Asian American organizations, Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE), in collaboration with Asian American Legal Foundation (AALF), filed an Amicus Brief with the United States District Court in Boston to oppose Harvard University’s discriminatory admissions practices and to support the plaintiff (Students for Fair Admissions, SFFA) in its lawsuit against Harvard University.

Wall Street Journal reported AACE’s complaint against Harvard University in 2015 (bostonese.com file photo).
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China’s Development Strategy in A Rapid Changing World

Speech by Wang Tong, Dean of China Development Research Institute
Harvard Law School, August 7, 2018

Ladies and gentlemen, dear friends,

Good evening

It’s a honor to meet you all here at Harvard University to exchange our ideas and discuss about meaningful topics. Being part of a think tank, lately I received the same question many times: what happened to this world? Why do I feel constantly anxious and nervous? My answer is that the world is changing, unprecedentedly in its speed, depth and range. Then their follow-up question would be, then is the world changing for better or worse? I’ll look into their eyes and tell them: it depends on you, your dreams and your actions.

Mr. Wang Tong delivered the speech at Harvard Law School.
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Councilor Wu Named a Finalist of 2018 Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award

By Xinming Li, bostonese.com

Boston, March 2, 2018, — Boston City Councilor was named as one of the six finalists of the Emily List Rising Star Award. Served as president of Boston City Council in 2016 and 2017, Wu has led the council over the turbulent 2016 presidential elections and the first year of President Trump’s administration.

Mayor Walsh and Councilor Wu at the lion dance performance.
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Xiaomi’s Lei Jun Speaks about Innovation and Efficiency at Harvard China Forum

By Xinming Li, bostonese.com

Cambridge, Mass. April 23, 2017, — The 20th Harvard China Forum came to an close this after at Charles Hotel in Harvard Square. The 2-day forum drew around 1,000 attendees this year, and is the largest China focused conference in North America.

Lei Jun, CEO of Xiaomi, speaks at Harvard China Forum (photo by bostonese.com).
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Breakthrough Prize to Mark 5th Anniversary in Award Ceremony on Dec. 4

December 4, 2016 – (San Francisco) – The Breakthrough Prize and founders Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki, Yuri and Julia Milner, and Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, tonight announced the recipients of the 2017 Breakthrough Prizes, marking the organization’s fifth anniversary recognizing top achievements in Life Sciences, Fundamental Physics and Mathematics. A combined total of $25 million was awarded at the gala ceremony in Silicon Valley, hosted by Morgan Freeman. Each of the Breakthrough Prizes is worth $3 million, the largest individual monetary prize in science.
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Xi Yin of Harvard wins the New Horizons in Physics Prize.
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Please help me save my husband Danny Wu!

Dearest friends:

Please help me save my husband Danny Ximing Wu!

Ximing Wu was recently diagnosed with end stage liver cancer and I would like to ask for your help. Aside from being a wonderful, loving father and husband, Ximing is a 35-year-old postdoc at the Massachusetts General Hospital Transplant Science Center.
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Danny Wu and his wife Lynn Lin at MGH(photos by Li Qiang).
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Pianist Andrew Li — A Rising Star

By Li Qiang, bostonese.com

Boston, July 12, 2016, — Just days before leaving for the Cooper Competition, Andrew Li gave an amazing recital at M Steinert and Sons in downtown Boston. About 80 music fans packed the small hall on the third floor of 162 Boylston St., right across Boston Common. They were treated with a night of beautiful music from one the of the rising stars in classic music in Boston.
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Andrew (right) and George pose for a picture before the recital (photos by Li Qiang).
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Surging Waves Symposium to be Held at Harvard on April 30

Boston, April 26, 2016, — Panelists and moderator of the Surging Waves Symposium had a get-acquainted lunch on April 24 at the New Golden Gate restaurant in Boston Chinatown. Esther Lee, president of CABA Boston Lodge greeted Tunney Lee, Beatrice Lee, Lisa Wong, Diana Hwang and other panelists for the Symposium to be held at the Tsai Auditorium of Harvard Fairbanks Center on 1730 Cambridge St. this Saturday.
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Deputy Consul General Zhang Meifang to Lecture at Harvard on April 29

Cambridge, Mass., April 25, 2016, — Ms. Zhang Meifang has served as the Deputy Consul General of PRC in New York since 2013. She was born in Shanghai, China. She got her M.PHIL degree in 1995 from University of Cambridge, UK.
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Mylovetea.com Dr. Tea(left) and Ms. Zhang Meifang pose for a picture(file photo).
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Amy Gu Attends Harvard China Education Symposium

Cambridge, April 23, 2016, — Amy Gu is a rising star in the global Hi-Tech industry. Based in Beijing, Ms. Gu is general partner of Hemi Ventures which invests in frontier tech startup in U.S. She is also growth advisor to many Silicon Valley companies including Udacity that brings accessible, affordable and lifelong education to the world.
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Peng Liqi Talks about Female Leadership at Harvard China Forum

Boston, April 15, 2016, — Peng Liqi, a senior female executive from popular Chinese recruitment agency Liepin, delivered a talk at the 19th Harvard China Forum in Boston to share her stories and opinions on female leadership.
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Peng(right) answers questions from the audience (photos by Yuan Wang).
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The 19th Harvard China Forum in Pictures

By Yuan Wang, bostonese.com

Founded in 1998, Harvard China Forum is the leading student organized China conference in the world. For nineteen years, the Forum has provided an unrivaled platform for world leaders to debate and address issues that impact the future of China.
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Organizers of Liepin N.A. job fair at this year’s Harvard China Forum(photos by Yuan Wang, bostonese.com).
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