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Korean-American woman engineer Alissa Park appointed dean of UCLA Samueli School of Engineering

A Korean-American woman engineer has been named the dean of a UCLA engineering school. On June 20, UCLA announced in a press release that Alissa...

Yong Sin Shin elected as chairwoman of Korea Town Senior and Community Center

The Korea Town Senior and Community Center (KSCC) elected Yong Sin Shin, the incumbent senior vice chairwoman, as its new chairwoman on June 20. The...

Ethnic Korean adoptee to be appointed as federal judge in Michigan

An ethnic Korean who was adopted to the United States is expected to be appointed as a federal judge. The Senate Judiciary Committee held a...

‘I got a C+, but I did not give up,’ says Penn State Medical School Dean Eun Young Kim

Dr. Eun Young Kim, the newly appointed dean of the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and the first Korean-American woman to lead a...

L.A. Zoo honors Korean-American lawyer Diann Kim for 12 years of board service

"Zoos are places where a wide spectrum of generations visit and make memories, from grandparents to newborns, and we hope that many Korean-American families...

Korean-American businesswoman Michele Kang takes lead in creating groundbreaking women’s football group

Korean-American businesswoman Michele Kang (pictured) has taken the first step towards creating a women's version of the City Football Group. AP reported on May 17...

Former journalist Aram Hahn of HYBE Entertainment makes Billboard’s ’40 Under 40′ list

Aram Hahn (37), a former journalist at The Korea Daily who now heads HYBE Entertainment's concert division, responsible for organizing tour concerts for groups...

Korean-Canadian high school student lands lead role on Netflix drama

A Korean-American high school student in Canada has landed the lead role in a teen drama series that is set to premiere on Netflix...

Actor-comedian Randall Park to deliver keynotes at UCLA college commencement

Actor, comedian and writer Randall Park will deliver the keynote address at all three UCLA College commencement ceremonies on June 16th, the school announced...

Lee Isaac Chung explores new galaxy after directing episode of ‘The Mandalorian’

Many children have imagined themselves as Jedi, carrying around a green lightsaber and hoping that the force be with them. Lee Isaac Chung, the...