UHM Students attended the International Geographical Union meeting in Kyoto, August 4-9, 2013. Ben Schrager (Geography MA) reported his MA research: “Seeds from Paradise: The Rise of Hawaii’s Seed Corn Industry.” Nika Nashiro (Political Science MA) summarized her MA research about her home in Okinawa: “Deconstruction of Base Town.” David Nguyen (Planning Ph.D.) surveyed his [...]
Ben Schrager (Geography MA) attended the National Science Foundation East Asia & Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) in Japan in Summer 2013. Ben’s research concerns Japan’s policies regulating GM foods.
Ben will study at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language in Yokohama in 2013-14, with support from a Title VI FLAS fellowship.
Here Ben is [...]
Feruza Azimova, UHM sophomore, participated in the 65th Japan-America Student Conference, July 29 to August 24, 2013. The conference took Feruza to Berkeley, Iwate, Nagasaki, Kyoto, and Tokyo.
Great thanks to the Japan America Society of Hawaii (JASH) for Feruza’s air tickets to this conference. Thanks also to the JASC for awarding Feruza their [...]