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Pacific Islands Studies Initiative Podcast


“Relations of Salt and Stars,” a new podcast produced by the Pacific Islands Studies program, will invoke the ties historically forged between the Pacific Islands and Utah.

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Welcome to our Transform Ambassadors


Transform has three new student ambassadors: Sariah Frost (she/her) Brendan Hatch (he/him), and Talea Steele (she/hers).

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U to expand Pacific Islands Studies with $1M Mellon Grant


The award will support growth and outreach in the U’s Pacific Islands Studies program.

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U awarded prestigious Mellon Foundation Grant


Funding will create an intersectional studies collective in the School for Cultural and Social Transformation.

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Celebrating 5 years of Transform


Asked to personally reflect on this happiness, the inaugural dean of Transform, professor Kathryn Bond Stockton, harks to her early days at the U.

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Pedagogies for Indigeneity and Diaspora


For this two-part virtual symposium, speakers and attendees joined to expand the course offerings associated with the newly launched undergraduate certificate and contribute to the field of Pacific Studies via the Teaching Oceania Series.

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Indigenous students in STEM


Associate Professor Hokulani K. Aikau is helping develop strategies to increase STEM engagement in Indigenous communities.

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Student voices leading to structural change


Learn how an open dialogue helped create the U’s School for Cultural and Social Transformation.

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Pasifika Scholars Institute goes year-round and online.


You've read that right! The bridge experience will be extended to the fall and spring following the summer intensive portion of the Pasifika Scholars Institute.

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Enhancing academic and social experiences at the U


The 2020-2021 cohort of Pasifika Ambassadors are busy working on various projects. Learn more about them here!

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