In Profile 24 January 2019

In Profile

How does your community stack up in terms of quality of life? At the first Center on the Family Brown Bag Talk this semester, Ivette Rodriguez Stern (COF) will be discuss her work on measurements of quality of life and well-being in O‘ahu in her presentation “Community Profiles: Using Social Indicator Data to Inform Program Development.”

Growing Communication 24 January 2019

Growing Communication

Do you ever feel like you’re speaking another language when you try to explain your research to a non-scientist? You’re not alone! Come to the UH Plant Science Symposium, which this year is focusing on the exchange of information between the scientific community and the public, particularly about agricultural innovation.

A Fine Fellow 24 January 2019

A Fine Fellow

Lori Yancura (FCS) was recently honored by being awarded Fellow status by the Gerontological Society of America at a ceremony in Boston. Here she’s pictured (right) with department chair Bobbie Yee. The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the nation's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging.

Sugarcane and Sustainability 24 January 2019

Sugarcane and Sustainability

A new study, co-authored by NREM’s Kimberly Carlson, suggests that only one third of global sugarcane production complies with Bonsucro, the leading sustainability standard for sugarcane. “Voluntary Sustainability Standards Could Significantly Reduce Detrimental Impacts of Global Agriculture” was recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA.

Get to Know… Monica Esquivel 24 January 2019

Get to Know… Monica Esquivel

Monica Esquivel, PhD in Nutrition Sciences, MS, RDN (Registered Dietitian Nutritionist)

Assistant Professor & Dietetics Program Director

Department of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences



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