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Thai-Huy Nguyen
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Thai-Huy Nguyen is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests pertain to Minority Serving Institutions and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM).

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A Letter to High School Seniors of Color

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 1:37 PM

Dear Student,

As you work arduously to submit college applications or even consider the possibility of higher education, I am sure you are aware of the racial uproar -- as a result of an unjust decision to let a White police officer, who killed an unarmed 18-year-old Black male,...

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Programming: A Mark of Inequality?

(3) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 3:41 PM

Demand for programmers in varying sectors and positions are growing, and this trend does not appear to be slowing down. In fact, according to U.S. News & World Report, which cited the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment growth for software developers and computer systems analysts will...

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Higher Education Is Messy in California

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 3:11 PM

California higher education is in big trouble. No surprise there, but the likely culprits of poor student access, affordability and completion may not be just the institutions themselves. Unbeknownst to individuals not privy to California's complex political ecology, the state's three primary systems of higher education, according to a new...

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New Report Arms Minority Serving Institutions With Relevancy-Focused Data

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 12:31 PM

This post was co-authored with Thai-Huy Nguyen.

A recent report published by the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE) and the Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) on three Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving...

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Hidden Treasures: The Colleges and Universities That Are Finally Being Noticed

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2014 | 2:58 PM

As our nation begins to reexamine its social structure -- one, that for so long has been perceived to reward merit and hard work, but in actuality reproduces social class inequities and prevents minority groups from upward mobility -- a vision for a new educational landscape must include MSIs. Research...

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