Suab Hmong News: Madison Hmong Community welcomes Dr. Yang Xao Xiong

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Madison Hmong community held a dinner to welcome Dr. Yang Xao Xiong who’s recently selected to teach Hmong studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

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MaiZong Vue, one of the decision process to hire Dr. Yang Xao Xiong, said that it took a long time to get the Hmong studies position at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.  “There were 30 applicants applied for the position.  27 of the applicants were Hmong” said MaiZong Vue.

Dr. Yang Xao Xiong said that he is very happy to take the position at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and he will start teach in 2014.