Asian American History

This tour highlights important Asian American individuals through historical sites on the University of Oregon campus related to students, faculty and staff.

Michi Yasui Ando receiving degree on June 15, 1986 from President Paul Olum, also pictured is Keith Richard, University Archivist. In the mid 1980s University of Oregon Archivist, Keith Richards, encountered the Onthank records regarding Michi’s graduation petition. He contacted Michi immediately and the University invited her to the 1986 graduation ceremony where she received her diploma in English 44 years late.

A special thanks to the following student groups:

Asian American Student Union

Minoru Yasui Foundation