Steve Haruch

Steve Haruch appears in the following:

Mr. Spock, Mixed-Race Pioneer

Sunday, March 01, 2015

As Mr. Spock on Star Trek, the late Leonard Nimoy embodied the conflicts faced by many biracial and other people of color. Even on the diverse crew of the Enterprise, he stood out.


Diversity In Space: Tracking The First Asian Pilot In The Star Wars Movies

Monday, December 29, 2014

The Asian characters in the original Star Wars films are few, fleeting and often forgotten. But the manager of the "Holocron" database at Lucasfilm helps uncover their back stories.


Is Courting Controversy An Urban Outfitters Strategy?

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Questionable sincerity aside, the recent pileup of apparent missteps by the retailer raises another question: Is the company doing it on purpose?


Why Corporate Executives Talk About 'Opening Their Kimonos'

Sunday, November 02, 2014

The phrase has become a term of art in business jargon, used anytime a company discloses insider information. How did this item of clothing achieve such currency in such an unexpected context?


The Struggle Of Being Asian-American For Halloween

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Somewhere between Short Round and Kato, writer Steve Haruch realized that Halloween costumes featuring Asian-American characters leave much to be desired.


The Korean Fan Who Sparked Kansas City's Playoff Run

Thursday, October 02, 2014

SungWoo Lee, a die-hard Kansas City Royals fan from Seoul, is visiting the U.S. for the first time to cheer on his beloved team. He's been a local celebrity since the moment he stepped off the plane.


In 'Selfie', John Cho Gets An Unlikely Shot As A Romantic Lead

Sunday, September 28, 2014

John Cho is a brilliant actor who happens to be Korean-American. Over a 17-year career he's managed to not be cast primarily as "an Asian-American" actor. In the new show Selfie, he's done it again.


In Korea, Adoptees Fight To Change Culture That Sent Them Overseas

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Two years ago, South Korea passed a law informed by the experiences of the 160,000 people who were adopted to other countries after World War II. Steve Haruch examines the law's history and legacy.


A Graduate Program Works To Diversify The Science World

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Women and African-Americans are underrepresented among science and engineering graduate students. The Bridge Program, a collaboration between Fisk and Vanderbilt Universities, is working on changing this. And other programs are learning from its approach.