Sunday, May 16, 2010

It’s Never too Late to Graduate

In a touching gesture that is many, many years overdue, several West Coast universities have begun awarding honorary degrees to Japanese-American students from the 1940s whose educations were interrupted when they were sent to internment camps. My two alma maters, UCLA and SDSU, recently conducted ceremonies honoring the former students. Read about UCLA here and SDSU here; below is a video clip detailing how SDSU went to great lengths to identify who was involved.

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