Tag: College of Social Sciences

Susan Chandler discusses foster care on Hawaii Public Radio

Susan Chandler discusses foster care on Hawaii Public Radio

May 21, 2014  |  Comments
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Susan Chandler, director of UH at Mānoa’ Public Policy Center, discussed the current status of foster care in Hawaiʻi.

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Researchers find corn yields more sensitive to drought, climate change

Researchers find corn yields more sensitive to drought, climate change

May 6, 2014  |  Comments
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The study, co-authored by UH Mānoa Associate Professor Michael Roberts, was published in May in the journal Science.

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UH Manoa enters new indigenous research partnership

UH Manoa enters new indigenous research partnership

February 27, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa and New Zealand universities establish international indigenous research partnership.

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Study in Nature reveals urgent new time frame for climate change

Study in Nature reveals urgent new time frame for climate change

October 9, 2013  |  7 Comments
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A UH Mānoa study provides an index of the year when the mean climate of any given location on Earth will shift outside the most extreme records experienced in the past 150 years.

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New report released on Mexican-origin residents in Hawaii

New report released on Mexican-origin residents in Hawaii

October 8, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa College of Social Sciences researchers find that Hawaiʻi’s Mexican-origin residents fare less well than the overall population of the state.

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Pilot project reducing institutional placement of at-risk youths

Pilot project reducing institutional placement of at-risk youths

June 26, 2013  |  Comments
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Wrap Hawaiʻi aims to reduce the institutional placement of local high-risk youths with individualized treatment for each participant.

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Indonesian universities partner with UH Manoa to strengthen disaster management training

Indonesian universities partner with UH Manoa to strengthen disaster management training

June 21, 2013  |  Comments
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Faculty members from Indonesian universities partner with UH Mānoa this summer for disaster risk management training.

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New book chronicles work of female Vietnam War journalist

New book chronicles work of female Vietnam War journalist

May 7, 2013  |  Comments
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Beverly Keever uses memos and dispatches from her former job to bring the Vietnam War to life through the eyes of a journalist.

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Harvard professor gives global warming talk

Harvard professor gives global warming talk

March 7, 2013  |  Comments
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Theda Skocpol shares her views on global warming and the green economy at UH Mānoa on March 12.

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UH Manoa symposium hosts Fukushima activist Yuko Nishiyama

UH Manoa symposium hosts Fukushima activist Yuko Nishiyama

March 5, 2013  |  Comments
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Talk by Yuko Nishiyama, Fukushima activist and survivor of the March 11, 2011 triple disaster in Japan, highlights UH Mānoa’s Japan After 3:11 public symposium.

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