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Pacific Disaster Center strengthens potential life saving partnership in Southeast Asia

Pacific Disaster Center strengthens potential life saving partnership in Southeast Asia

June 22, 2017  |  Comments
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The PDC and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations signed an official memorandum of intent to advance disaster risk reduction and strengthen regional cooperation.

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Master of laws degree for foreign attorneys earns high marks, becomes more affordable

Master of laws degree for foreign attorneys earns high marks, becomes more affordable

June 8, 2017  |  Comments
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The program was recognized for its academic offerings, career support and for being among the schools offering the “Best Law School Experience.”

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New evidence reveals source of 1586 Sanriku, Japan tsunami

New evidence reveals source of 1586 Sanriku, Japan tsunami

June 5, 2017  |  Comments
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Coral fragments from Kauaʻi suggest a mega-earthquake from the Aleutian Islands caused the tsunami.

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Drumming through language barriers

Drumming through language barriers

June 5, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa Akihito scholar Junichi Yagi explores the connections between music and language learning.

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Recent theatre graduate honored with student Fulbright award

Recent theatre graduate honored with student Fulbright award

June 2, 2017  |  Comments
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Katie Patrick will be working for a year under Sachie Oguri, widely recognized in Japan for her work in kabuki costume restoration.

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New cohort begins environmental biology summer internship for Pacific Islanders

New cohort begins environmental biology summer internship for Pacific Islanders

May 23, 2017  |  Comments
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The program, seeks to increase Pacific Islanders pursuing bachelors and advanced degrees by training promising students in modern approaches to environmental biology.

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Proposed system could provide fresh water and reduce energy costs worldwide

Proposed system could provide fresh water and reduce energy costs worldwide

May 23, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers say clean drinking water and energy cost savings might be achieved by co-locating hydro energy storage systems with reverse osmosis desalination plants.

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Teaching Oceania releases third iBook in series

Teaching Oceania releases third iBook in series

May 19, 2017  |  Comments
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Released by the Center for Pacific Islands Studies, the series was created to address the need for appropriate literature for undergraduate Pacific Islands studies students throughout Oceania.

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Hawaiʻi medical students take part in international TB eradication project

Hawaiʻi medical students take part in international TB eradication project

May 18, 2017  |  Comments
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The UH medical students spent three weeks screening some 5,600 residents of Ebeye—the Marshall Islands’ largest-ever effort ever to eradicate TB.

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Korean Language Flagship student awarded Boren Scholarship

Korean Language Flagship student awarded Boren Scholarship

May 11, 2017  |  Comments
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The scholarship supports Eloise Morris’ Overseas Capstone Program at Korea University.

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