Signature US-Korea Student Exchange Program Continues, But Underperforms

by Minseong Baek
A combination of factors is preventing the Work, English Study, and Travel (WEST) program from achieving maximum participation, despite great opportunities to pursue language education and internships for career experience in the US.

US Communities Welcome Burmese Refugees in Record Numbers

by Lincoln Lin
The number of Burmese refugees resettling in the United States has increased dramatically in recent years, and US communities from Oklahoma to Pennsylvania and elsewhere are organizing to integrate their new residents.

Jill Biden Helps Blaze Trail in Asia on Recent Visit

by Sarah Wang
Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States, traveled to South Korea, Vietnam, Laos, and Japan to promote women’s education and to pay tribute to the American men and women in uniform who are stationed in Asia.

Asian Language Education on the Rise throughout America

by Olivia Waring
More schools across all educational levels are offering Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, as students seek alternatives to traditionally-taught European languages.