The University of Guam Micronesian Area Research Center and Guampedia have collaborated to post a series of MARC documents on the Guampedia website, an online encyclopedic resource about the history, culture and contemporary issues of Guam.
MARC co-sponsored the 2nd Presidential Lecture on April 2009 with invited guests Dr. Catherine Lutz, professor of Watson Institute of International Studies and Department of Anthropology at Brown University and Dr. Kiyoshi Nakachi a professor from Meio University, Okinawa lecturing on the anticipated military build-up on Guam. Dr. Lutz has studied how U.S.
The Guam and Micronesia Reference Collection constitutes one of the most extensive repositories of Guam and Micronesia resources in the world. Its holdings number about 40,000 volumes on Guam, Micronesia and the Pacific.
Micronesian Area Research Center Scholarship Winners
University of Guam graduate students Rudy Villaverde, Katherine Cure, and Robert Yangerluo each received a graduate scholarship during the Charter Day Dinner held in March 2010 to pursue various research projects. Villaverde plans to do research on the connection between ancient Chamorro cave paintings and star constellations. Cure is studying the behavior of lionfish in the Caribbean Sea and in the Pacific Ocean in the waters off Guam and Columbia to determine the reasons behind differing behavior.