News from the Department of Geography and Environment

UH Geography & Environment public lecture via Zoom today - Jan. 20th @ 12pm HST - "Pacific Worlds: Documenting Place-Based Indigenous Knowledge For Internet Dissemination," by Dr. Doug Herman, Executive Director of Pacific Worlds Institute (@PacificWorlds).

UH GEO PhD student Meagan Harden was awarded the Library Treasures Scholarship from @UHMLibrary to support her dissertation research entitled, "Beyond Sea to Shining Sea: Reconfiguring American Empire in ‘Micronesia’" https://t.co/Z6gWXrFiZX. Congrats, @meaganharden_!

UH GEO public lecture this Thursday, January 20 at 12pm HST via Zoom - "Pacific Worlds: Documenting Place-Based Indigenous Knowledge For Internet Dissemination," by Dr. Doug Herman, Executive Director of @PacificWorlds. E-mail mkarides@hawaii.edu for join link.

UH Geography and Environment PhD candidate Henryk Szadziewski (@henrykszad) has an op-ed, "Meet the New Uyghurs," in The Diplomat, https://t.co/l9RWYkjQjA.

UH Geography and Environment Professor Mary Mostafanezhad (@GeogProfMary) co-authored an article entitled, "Tourism geographies in the 'Asian Century,'" published in @TourismJournal volume 23, issue 4, 2021.

UH Geography and Environment Professor Reece Jones (@ReeceJonesUH) was the guest on the Dallas NPR show @Kerathink where he talked about the history of immigration restrictions https://t.co/hPLbzICk9u.

UH Geography and Environment Professor Hong Jiang presented her insights gained from the field on the cultural geography of Taiwan's high-mountain tea at Fulbright Taiwan last week, January 7th - "Nouished by Tea and Culture in Taiwan," https://t.co/9VozH8ZBGK.

Welcome back to the first day of the Spring semester @uhmanoa!

Aloha and happy holidays from the Department of Geography and Environment at UH Mānoa! See you next year!

Congratulations to our Fall 2021 BA graduates!

*Cole Cannon
*Emeri Joe Pinera Dingal
*Madison Bradshaw
*Valerie Eshelman
*Daniel Kane
*John Reckinger
*David Perreira
*Kirk Johnson

Congratulations to our fall 2021 PhD graduates, Han Tseng and Qiang Zhang!

UH Geography and Environment has eight students who are graduating with their BA this fall 2021. Congratulations and well done!

UH GEO professor Reece Jones (@ReeceJonesUH) writes in @TeenVogue, that immigration laws have often been used to protect the idea of a white America. https://t.co/IZxL1XQYzR.

UH Department of Geography and Environment offers a joint class with students at Osaka City University (Japan) next semester. Check out GEO spring '22 course listings here:
https://t.co/gsTWLJmKPT

UH Geography and Environment celebrated the end of 2021 with a department pau hana at Kānewai Community Park last Friday. A warm mahalo to all who assisted with the pau hana activities and preparations!

The Department of Geography and Environment offers a Certificate in Geographic Information Science. More information on the program here: https://t.co/MFQdXIIcqs

Congratulations Han Tseng on a successful defense of her dissertation entitled, "Cloud Water Interception in Hawaiʻi." Han's advisor is Professor Tom Giambelluca. We are so proud of you!

UH GEO professor Reece Jones (@ReeceJonesUH) was interviewed about his new book White Borders in the UH Better Tomorrow Speaker Series @uh_btss
https://t.co/ST6jesh4cH.

UH GEO professor Marina Karides has a chapter entitled, "Persephonic Rhythms and the Seasonal Urbanisation of Island Space: Tourism and Migration in Lesvos, Greece," in the new edited collection "Rhythmanalysis: Volume 17," published by @EmeraldGlobal, https://t.co/0d5beKHWv1.

UH GEO PhD candidate Gina McGuire was accepted to join the 2021 Pacific Research Colloquium to receive training on Pacific methodologies, held by Australian National Uni. @anudpa from Nov. 22 - Dec. 7. @GinaMaeMcguire is the first participant from Hawaiʻi. https://t.co/0fp3hIniHn

The Department of Geography and Environment does not require the GRE exam for graduate admissions. The application deadline for Fall admission is January 15. More info on the application process here: https://t.co/jUKkkMUpxU

UH Geography and Environment PhD student Marcus Peng passed his comprehensive exams last week. Congrats, Marcus!

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