Pacific Islands Studies

A group of Pacific Islanders Studies students post in front of a statue draped in leis.

U to expand Pacific Islands Studies with momentous $1M Mellon Grant

The award will support growth and outreach in the U’s Pacific Islands Studies program.


Indigenous students in STEM

A U researcher is helping develop strategies to increase STEM engagement in Indigenous communities.


Pacific Islands Studies Symposium

This two-part virtual experience brings into dialogue scholars and community members from the Pasifika diaspora from as far north as Minnesota and all the way south to Australia.


photo of group of 12 people who are Pasifika fellows and ambassadors, faculty and mentors.

Leading in Pacific Islander studies

The U offers new Pacific Islands Studies Certificate.


Building an educational bridge

A $600,000 Mellon Foundation grant will advance new Pacific Islands Studies initiative.