US Professor Tells Vietnamese-American Student to Anglicize Her Name

Another entitled white US professor is "winning friends and influencing people," this time demanding that a Vietnamese student anglicize her name because he finds it offensive. (Above is a screenshot of an email exchange between professor and student.) Why? Two reasons: 1) It's easier than learning to pronounce the student's name and even learning what … Continue reading US Professor Tells Vietnamese-American Student to Anglicize Her Name

“The Dregs of Higher Education Damage Our Immigration System”

This organization, whose slogan is Low-immigration, Pro-immigrant, is not one whose work I would normally cite but this is a well-researched report.  It is about an important issue I have been writing for quite some time now, a lone voice in the US higher education accreditation wilderness, so to speak.  There is more than one loophole, … Continue reading “The Dregs of Higher Education Damage Our Immigration System”

You Don’t Have to Study Business to Do Business

Forbes Vietnam published an article by me with the above title in its February 2017 (#45) issue.  An expanded English version, which focuses more on the value and advantages of a liberal arts education and includes more examples, will be published this spring.  Here's a brief introduction: Viet Nam currently ranks 6th among all countries … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Study Business to Do Business