The inaugural Interdisciplinary Austronesian Connections Symposium asks the question, “What value does the ‘Austronesian’ label have as an organizing category outside of linguistics and anthropology?”Read More
Each year since 2012, students from two independent high schools on Yap have held a “Robo Day” exhibition. The fast paced event showcases the technical accomplishments of the student robotics teams for the People of Yap.Read More
In this episode of our ongoing series, we have compiled all of the videos relevant to "Chuuk Independence", as well as some applicable documents in one space. We have them listed according to dates published, not the actual dates of the events. We will continue to add new videos and relevant documents as they become available.Read More
Our subject, "Making Sense of an Independent Chuuk" will be a series of articles centered around newsletters, videos and other materials pertaining to the subject of "Chuuk Independence".
Part 1 of this series of articles will center around the commission's newsletter entitled: "Beyond the Compact". CPSC newsletter, March-May 2014.Read More
I'm honestly tired of political agendas. You can be the greatest talker in the world, make so many promises, and buy the people off with promises of what to do when you are in office or out of office or etc. But the truth is simpleRead More
Suicide is a sensitive subject to have in most Micronesian communities. So I apologize for bringing this troublesome topic to the fore. With that said, I believe it must be discussed so as to understand it and hopefullyRead More
Yap, Micronesia – Two-dozen high school students in the Micronesian State of Yap showed off a year’s worth of work at a high stakes robotics public competition in Colonia earlier this month.
The pupils and their coaches from Yap Catholic High School and the Yap SDA School began working on the robots at the start of last school year....Read More
n 1988, the United Nations established the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The IPCC was created at the request of several UN nations to bring together international awareness of the earth’s changing climate. Although the IPCC does not conduct its own scientific research they do collect a wide variety of international studies relevant to the understanding of climate change. Contributors to the IPCC vary and include....Read More
(Tuesday, January 21, 2014) - A South Carolina based nonprofit has sent a thousand English language dictionaries to the picturesque Island of Pohnpei. Its one of four states in the Central Pacific Ocean that make up the string of islands called the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The dictionaries include an abbreviated atlas, something local island students can use to learn more about distant North American geography.
This unique donation is enough to provide every eighth...Read More
Honolulu, Hawaii (Dec. 25, 2013) - An elderly Micronesian woman had her purse stolen while she was receiving communion during Christmas Mass. This and other attacks to the elderly have widely gone unreported.
She blames herself for the event, "It's my fault" she stated, she left her purse on the pew as she went to receive communion.....Read More
After a three day preliminary ‘rumble in the court’ hearing, High Court Judge James Plasman found good cause to move forward with the government’s case against Huang Peishu for allegedly raping a 14-year old girl in his Utrikan bedroom on March 14, 2012.Read More