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As a way to raise awareness of Earth Day, students in CTAHR’s Sustainable Plant and Soil Health Management class have created a new video on Soil Health Management that illustrates the importance of keeping the soil covered.
Ever heard of floral jewelry? Beautiful rings, bracelets, and earrings are crafted from flowers, leaves—even live plants. Combined with wire and ribbon, they’re a stunning amalgam of the natural and the created, the ephemeral and the enduring. Floral jewelry pieces are only some of the astonishing plant artworks created by Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences students taking Floriculture Arts.
Get ready to dress for success, because the results are in for CTAHR’s Design Contest! Dean Nicholas Comerford invited FDM majors and minors to participate in a clothing design competition to recognize the amazing talent in the state’s only B.A. program in fashion design, support budding fashion leaders toward a career in haute couture, and spark some fresh and creative visual ideas for CTAHR’s new line of merchandise.
Students in need of food will be glad to know that, despite the disruptions to campus life, the UH Mānoa Food Vault Hawai’i is still open. To maintain social distancing, distribution is now by appointment only. Make an appointment for pick-up and bring your UH Mānoa student ID and your own bag.
Enjoy a chuckle with this social-commentary cartoon created by Fashion Design and Merchandising student Marissa Nash, who also works as a junior editor in CTAHR’s Office of Communication Services.