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March 17, 2021

AAC Director’s Letter about March 16 Shootings

March 17, 2021 Dear friends, It gives me great sorrow to write to all of you again about anti-Asian violence, but I wanted to reach out in the wake of last night’s shootings. As I’m…
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February 14, 2021

Veda Patil & Thilini Weerakkody Reflect on Their Term as Campus Y 2020-21 Co-Presidents

Written by Sara Holley // This story is the first of our Community Spotlights, a series of student-written features on Asian and Asian American leaders, doers and creatives. Three years ago, friends Veda Patil ’21 and…
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January 14, 2021

AAC Director’s Letter on Recent Anti-Asian Violence

Dear friends, I hope that those of you who celebrate lunar new year passed a peaceful and safe holiday. I’m writing to you today to address the recent spate of anti-Asian violence, particularly targeting our…
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January 6, 2021

The 2020-2021 Fellows Program

Announcing the 2020-2021 AAC Fellows The Asian American Center is proud to announce the inaugural AAC Fellows for the 2020-2021 academic year. UNC’s AAC Fellows program is unique in the nation, bringing together pre-eminent scholars and artists working…
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December 14, 2020

AAC Director’s Reflections for Our Second Semester

Dear friends, I greet you all at the beginning of the AAC’s second semester and at an unprecedented time for our nation. As I watched a violent mob plastered with racist slogans surge into our…
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