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CDS Receives Three New Grant Awards

Tue, 09 Sep 2014
CDS receives three new grant awards from the U.S. Department of Education, Native Hawaiian Education Program.

CDS Receives New Three-Year Grant to Support Newborn Hearing Screening

Thu, 14 Aug 2014
The Center on Disability Studies has been awarded a new grant (HRSA-14-104) to promote follow-up after hearing screening failure. The project, titled Ulua‘i Laona – Helping Babies Hear, is a three-year NBHS grant for American Samoa.

CDS Offers Course in Disability and Diversity Studies for Fall 2014

Thu, 31 Jul 2014
This course will introduce students to knowledge and theories about disability rights, policy, and culture from a diversity perspective in the context of multiple disciplines.

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Upcoming Changes at RDS

Thu, 31 Jul 2014
A demonstration of the new and improved RDS will be launched this Fall and will be open to anyone who wishes to explore the site.

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CDS Faculty Member recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award

Tue, 27 May 2014
CDS Faculty Member, Jean Johnson, was awarded a lifetime achievement award for contributions to the College of Education. The award was presented at the COE's Spring 2014 Congress Meeting.

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Pac Rim 2014 was a Success!

Wed, 21 May 2014

Feeling Safe Being Safe Curriculum

Feeling Safe Being Safe Project Featured in PSA Video

Mon, 05 May 2014
Feeling Safe, Being Safe is a grant program at the UH Mānoa College of Education Center on Disability Studies led by members of our local community. The program provides critical tools and helpful tips for first responders, service providers, and volunteer organizations to ensure our neighbors, family, and friends are safe and prepared in an emergency.

CDS Offers Course Titled Representations of Disability in Film

Mon, 14 Apr 2014
Cinema has long carried on a love affair with disability. This love affair has been a deeply ambivalent one, with people with disabilities portrayed alternately as saints or monsters, asexual or hyper-sexual, as both objects of fear and attraction. It is the intent of this course to interrogate these contradictions.

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CDS Welcomes Visiting Scholar Takuro Hatakeyama

Tue, 08 Apr 2014
Dr. Takuro Hatakeyama is a Professor and Researcher in the field of Human Sciences at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. He will be working over the next six months with Ms. Kiriko Takahashi as a Visiting Researcher at the Center on Disability Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.