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Akshay Venkatesh Wins Fields Medal

Akshay Venkatesh Wins Fields Medal

Stanford Mathematics Professor Akshay Venkatesh won the Fields Medal, the most prestigious prize in mathematics. Venkatesh joins Stanford mathematicians Maryam Mirzakhani, who won in 2014, and Paul Cohen, who won in 1966. Officially known as the International Medal...
Teen Attempts California Triple Crown of Marathon Swimming

Teen Attempts California Triple Crown of Marathon Swimming

A tour of the Alcatraz island is found on every “things to do” list for the San Francisco Bay Area. When one visits this famed island, the tour guide mentions the story of the prisoners who tried to escape the island by attempting to swim to shore. This gave rise to a...
Withdraw Citizenship Question from 2020 Census

Withdraw Citizenship Question from 2020 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking public comments on its 2020 Census plan, which includes a citizenship question on the census form all households must answer.  Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross directed the bureau to add the untested question in March, after...
A Winter’s Tale

A Winter’s Tale

Shakespeare’s comedies and romances are known for their magical elements and fantasy locations, and The Winter’s Tale is no exception. Livermore Shakespeare Festival is producing the play at Wente Vineyards Estate Winery and Tasting Room, July 12th through July 29th....
World Hindu Congress

World Hindu Congress

A digital billboard placed on a main highway in Chicago flashes a message about the World Hindu Congress (WHC) every 40 seconds and has been seen, at last count, by 1.5 million drivers. The windy city will play host to the WHC and welcome icons, thought influencers,...
Impact Fund Endorses Indian-American Candidates Nationwide

Impact Fund Endorses Indian-American Candidates Nationwide

Today, the Indian American Impact Fund announced its endorsement of an additional five state legislative candidates in Florida, Washington State, Iowa, Kentucky, and North Carolina. “This Fourth of July, we are proud to endorse five Indian Americans who have made the...