Mary Silk

Students shine in debate battle

Students shine in debate battle

Margaret Heffernan once said “For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, and debate.”This was the case for the Public School System and the National Nuclear Commission-hosted debate that ended Education Week on a high note. The day of debates at the ICC saw students engaged in learning, developing ideas, and […]

Nuclear drama fills a Majuro void

Nuclear drama fills a Majuro void

WILMER JOEL After two years of no theatrical plays by the Youth Bridge Global’s mastermind and director Professor Andrew Garrod due to the ongoing pandemic as well as a ban on incoming international visitors, the Nuclear National Commission (NNC) is filling this void.The NNC is creating a new play using many of Garrod’s old cast […]

Ebon’s new libraries showcased

Ebon’s new libraries showcased

President David Kabua and First Lady Ginger Shoniber-Kabua attended the opening of three libraries on Ebon Atoll last Thursday. Ebon leadership made a priority to provide quality education for the students which led to the idea of establishing libraries at the three schools of Ebon, Toka, and Enekoion — the three main communities on Ebon […]

Kabua’s Cabinet shakeup continues

Kabua’s Cabinet shakeup continues

President David Kabua nominated Ebon Nitijela Member John Silk to Cabinet Tuesday, and Speaker Kenneth Kedi confirmed the nomination late Tuesday afternoon. This is the President’s second appointment of a former opposition Nitijela Member to his Cabinet, a development that largely blurs political lines in Nitijela, giving the President wide latitude to choose from the […]

CMI shares nuclear test legacy

CMI shares nuclear test legacy

KELLY LORENNIJ A nuclear legacy display holds its place this month at the College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) library and is open to other schools and the public for viewing. With the supervision of Mary Silk, the Director of CMI Nuclear Institute and Marshallese Studies, students who have taken nuclear studies or are members […]

Marshallese studies get student interest

Marshallese studies get student interest

KELLY LORENNIJ The Marshallese Studies Department at CMI is seeing strong student enrollment for its classes in the Spring Semester of 2018 — an indication of Marshallese students wanting to learn more about their roots, say teachers in the program. The College of the Marshall Islands boasts a Marshallese Studies Department. Two packages of eight […]