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New budget gives CMI a huge boost

New budget gives CMI a huge boost

Journal 10/16/1981 P2 $24M budget for FY1982 The Nitijela Appropriation bill for FY1982 proposed by Minister of Finance Atjang Paul (Ailinglaplap) shows an anticipated $24.7 million for the fiscal year beginning October 14. Revenue comes from four sources: local revenues, US grant general funds, special US agency grants, and foreign aid from Japan. Paul commended […]

RMI uniqueness on display

RMI uniqueness on display

KELLY LORENNIJ A two-day film project on the internal migration of Marshallese youth highlighted culture, challenges, and solutions in the outer islands and atolls. A total of 12 participants from college and high school were recruited, with the help of CMI first-year and Ri-Majuro Molly Alik, for this International Office of Migration (IOM) and Okeanos […]

CMI Jaluit taking off

CMI Jaluit taking off

The establishment of the College of Marshall Islands’ Distance Education Center on Jabor has been beneficial to students living on Jaluit. The facility is equipped with state of the art equipment that allows college and Adult Basic Education (ABE) students on Jabor to engage with instructors at the main campus in Majuro. The air-conditioned school […]

Navigators creating, sharing art

Navigators creating, sharing art

KELLY LORENNIJ “Ettonaak,” CMI’s literary magazine, started off the new semester with a reading for its second issue, which comprised 11 poems and one short story. In addition to an open mic section, the reading featured writers who contributed to the first and second issues. The magazine, a product of the Liberal Arts Department at […]

Moi farm expansion set

Moi farm expansion set

REBECCA LATHROP Hilton Kendall speaks proudly about the moi fish farm project that Aquaculture Technologies of the Marshall Islands (ATMI) piloted in 2012 and which currently employs nearly 40 local workers. The company has six cages that house the moi until they reach at least one pound, when they are marketable at $4 per pound. […]

CMI students ready to cook

CMI students ready to cook

ISAAC MARTY No more cooking inside the marine science laboratory for College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) Nutrition 114 Class because a new kitchen fully equipped with cookware is now in place. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) provided funding for the new kitchen through its LDS Charities, the church’s humanitarian organization. […]

CMI steps up college prep

CMI steps up college prep

ISAAC MARTY A College of the Marshall Islands “Accelerated Program” to reduce the number of students in the developmental level has shown positive results as a majority of 40 enrolled students passed the summer mid-term test recently. The purpose of the new program is “to get them (students) up very quickly,” said CMI Executive Advisor […]

Secret panel selects float winners

Secret panel selects float winners

Prior to the 38th Constitution Day float competition last week, the Constitution Day Committee made an agreement to engage three judges — whose identities were kept secret from the public — to determine the winning floats. The identity of judges was kept secret even from the committee members to make sure there was no inside […]

You are what you eat

You are what you eat

ISAAC MARTY The next five to fifty years of our lives depend on nutrition. And nutrition is more than just the food we eat. It includes physical exercise on a daily basis. The Marshall Islands is facing the difficult challenge of high rates of diabetes. Diabetes is the number one Marshallese killer. Solution? Healthy lifestyle. […]

Students: We like it!

Students: We like it!

One plus one equals two. That’s simple mathematics. But what College of Marshall Islands did last week (given the awesome college it is) was merging three 40-foot containers together to create a new student lounge and fitness center. The new space is now the home for the Student Body Association, which made SBA President Luston […]