Sep 13, 2012

Free Session with UH Environmental Center / Water Resources Research Center (9/24)

Free Session for faculty and students:

"Partnership Opportunities with the University of Hawaii 
Environmental Center / Water Resources Research Center," 
 Monday, September 24, Noon - 1:30 pm, Library 122.

UH Manoa faculty John Cusick, Philip Moravcik, and David Penn will introduce educational programs, research projects, and service activities that are conducted through the Environmental Center / Water Resources Research Center, and ask that we attend to together explore how to strengthen and sustain the bonds between Kauai CC and Manoa campuses programs. (A bit of interesting history: Chancellor Cox's father started the Hawaii Environmental Center.)

Highlights of the Session:

Overview of Educational Programs for students transferring to Manoa to obtain a degree in Environmental Studies
  • join honors courses, internships, practicums, student organizations for individual and group study; creative work on sustainability initiatives, skills development in professional settings 
  • financial support 
  • graduate school options and opportunities to conduct research
Overview of Research Projects
  • environmental protection and water management problems and solutions
  • protecting water supply to support shellfish cultivating
  • water cultivating and storage capacity 
  • health risks when using waste water for crop irrigation
  • land-based materials impact on seaweeds
Overview of Service Activities
  • Environmental Center's role in establishing environmental law and its key involvement in proposed legislative and agency actions
  • updating environmental impact statements 
  • revising policy
To schedule an appointment to speak with our presenters at other times that day, contact: David Penn,

Posted by:
E.Miller for Cammie Matsumoto

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