UOG Cooperative Extension Agent Dr. Gena A. Rojas was selected from 30 other nominees as the recipient of Union Institute University’s Marvin B. Sussman Doctoral Award for her doctoral dissertation on CHamoru land issues. (From left) Dr. Nelson Soto, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Union Institute & University; Dr. Gena A. Rojas, […]
In celebration of National Chemistry Week (October 21-27, 2018) and the season, Professor Tedros Bezabeh has given his students a creative way to earn a few extra-credit points. Each year the celebration focuses on a single chemistry topic. Previous topics have included energy, forensics, color, candies etc. This year the topic was “outer space” with […]
The University of Guam Cooperative Extension and Outreach recognized Maria S. Connelley, Rowena S. Dela Cruz, Linda Tatreau, and Bernard Watson for their leadership, support, and dedicated service to the island community and for promoting the University’s Cooperative Extension and Outreach in Guam. The honorees were recognized at the Extension Annual Meeting held on Thursday, […]
The Mariana Islands are rich with native trees that have provided food, medicine, shelter and countless other necessities for thousands of years. These natural resources continue to thrive and serve the people of these islands. A revised edition of the late Lynn Raulerson and Agnes F. Reinhart’s book Trees and Shrubs of the Mariana Islands […]
The tissue culture laboratory and nursery, located at the Guam Department of Agriculture (DOA), is a very unique place. The public can bring their sickly-looking orchids and exchange them, free of charge, for healthy Phalaenopsis or Dendrobium seedlings or mature plants. The tissue culture team has one full time employee, Alexander Chingyan, and a part […]
This past June, the University of Guam (UOG) hosted the 2018 Caribbean and Pacific (CariPac) agriculture experiential program. College students from American Samoa, the US Virgin Islands, and Guam took part in a two-week internship that provided career-enhancing opportunities in both agricultural and environmental sciences. CariPac was established in 2005 and includes institutions from the […]
Now hiring eligible survey workers! University of Guam Cooperative Extension & Outreach and the Guam Bureau of Statistics & Plans are looking for survey workers to collect data on behalf of the U.S. Census Bureau. See flyer for details.
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