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  • "Mozart of Math" UCLA Math Star Terence Tao wins $3 million prize

    Posted by AC Team

    June 28, 2014 Los Angeles UCLA mathematics professor Terence Tao, 38, is one of five winners of the new Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics. The award provides $3 million to each of the five recipients from a fund established by high-tech entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and Russia. A child prodigy, Tao earned his bachelor's degree at age 16 and finished his doctorate at Princeton...

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  • Jeremy Lin Gears Up for the Lakers

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    October 25, 2014 Jeremy Lin Gears Up for the Lakers. Samuel Chi, writer for The Diplomat reports on Jeremy's career as he prepares to debut with the Los Angeles Lakers next week as the 2014-2015 NBA seasons begins. Click here for the full story: http://thediplomat.com/2014/10/jeremy-lin-gears-up-for-lakers-debut/...
  • Help 'Right Footed' Documentary about Jessica Cox Take the Final Step!

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    October 24, 2014 Los Angeles  "Right Footed" the inspiring documentary about Filipino American disability activist Jessica Cox who was born without arms is almost ready for distribution. Donate now through IndieGoGo to help the filmmakers complete this documentary. The film is directed by Nick Spark and produced by Mona Lisa Yuchengco, a documentary filmmaker, Filipino American community activist, and publisher of Filipinas magazine. The url link to donate is:  https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-right-footed-take-the-final-step--2  Despite the challenges, Jessica managed to overcome both physical and emotional hurdles to become independent, learning to type with her toes, drive a car with her feet and - facing one of her greatest fears - learning to fly ...
  • October is Filipino American History Month - Oct-Nov Screenings for THE DELANO MANONGS

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    October 21, 2014 Updates: New U.S. Screenings for the groundbreaking documentary directed by Marissa Aroy. For news go to the official website at www.delanomanongs.com THE DELANO MANONGS Forgotten Heroes of the United Farmworkers Movement Tuesday October 21st, 2014 - Irvine, CA University of California at Irvine Cross-Cultural Center presents the screening as part of the contemporary social issues series.  Co-sponsored by Kababayan at UCI,  Student Life & Leadership, Student Affairs.  A discussion with director, Marissa Aroy and Mayor of Cerritos Mark E. Pulido follows. 7PM  Dr. White Room, UCI Cross-Cultural Center, 106 Gateway, Irvine, CA 92697.   ======================================================================= Thursday October...
  • Sumi Sevilla Haru, SAG-AFTRA Leader 1939-2014

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    October 16, 2014 Los Angeles AFTRA mourns the passing of national board member and former interim Screen Actors Guild President Sumi Sevilla Haru, who died October 16, 2014 at age 75. “It is with great sadness that our SAG-AFTRA family says goodbye to Sumi Haru,” said SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard. “Sumi notably represented SAG-AFTRA and its predecessor unions for decades on our local and national boards, and as Screen Actors Guild recording secretary and interim president. Sumi served our members through her lifelong dedication to actors, the labor movement, and civil rights and equal employment. She did that with conviction, passion and grace. Our deepest condolences go out to her loved ones. We will miss her.”
 Haru joined SAG in 1968 and AFTRA in 1972 and served as a national ...

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