Popular Press

General Articles

"Public school gardens and sustainable health result of UH teamwork", UH News, June 1, 2015.

"Have a sweet tooth? New blood test could tell", Science Magazine, 348(6234), page 488.

"Climate change may supersize sweet potatoes", New Scientist, November 22, 2012.

"Global Warming and Really Big Potatoes", Kaunana Magazine, Winter 2012.

"Hope Jahren, isotope detective", Highly Allochthonous, May 7, 2012.

"Down to Earth with Isotope Geochemist and Paleoclimatologist Hope Jahren", Earth Magazine, page 73. 

"The Way They Were", Science Magazine, 336(27), page 393.

"Summer Rains", Nature Geoscience, 5(6), page 374.

Otherworldly Earths: The Future of Deep Time Research, Eos, VOLUME 92 NUMBER 7, 15 February 2011.

The 2010-11 U.S. Grantees to Norway Present Their Projects. Fulbright Seminar 2011

A.H. Jahren. 2007 (Invited). Geologists weigh in on diet and disease. Geotimes, May 2007, pages 30-32.

"Tree Ring Tales" in Research Highights. Nature, 2008, 451(31), page 502. (download pdf)

Popular Science Magazine's "Brilliant 10" 2006.

"'Brilliant' Minds Honored", USA Today.

Plants spread secrets about climate change, Nature in, 2009.

Fossil forests

Arctic Forests of the Eocene, Field Notes: The Polar Field Services Newsletter, 2011.

A (really really) Old Farmer's Almanac: A record of specific weather patterns 55 million years ago, AGU Blogosphere, 2011.

Arctic Redwood Fossils Are Clues to Ancient Climates, National Geographic, 2002.

Ingredients in Fast Food

Fast-Food Fries Cooked in Higher-Fat Corn Oil, Study Shows, Bloomberg, 2010.

Corn Oil Used Most Often for French Fries, WebMD, 2010.

Do corporate sweetheart deals make French fries less healthy? Mongabay, 2010.

French Fries on the Corny Side, Scientific American, 2010.

Researchers study french fry oil from fast-food chains vs. small businesses, University of Hawai'i News, 2010.

Nearly All Fast Food In The US Uses Corn, Medical News Today, 2008.

That Burger You're Eating Is Mostly Corn, Scientific American, 2008.

What's Really In Your Fast Food? Forbes Magazine, 2008.

Fast Food's Secret Ingredient: Corn. Interview in Time Magazine, 2008.

Corn Is Basis of Most Fast-Food Items, in Health Buzz, US News and World Report, 2008.

Fast Food: Just Another Name for Corn, Wired Science, 2008.

Radio Broadcasts

Economics of Restaurant Oil Affect Health, on Hawaii Public Radio (HPR), 2010. (Go to HPR story)


Bill Hagopian receives a nomination for Outstanding Employee of the Year at the Research Corporation of the University of Hawai'i, 2013 Annual Luncheon.

Dr. A. Hope Jahren is featured on the Discovery Channel's DVD Set: Faces of Earth. In this feature she discusses the Earth through time, including such topics as the Arctic, evolution and extinction, and Earth's paleoclimate.

Dr. Jahren was also a Leopold Fellow in 2011. You can see some of the videos on the YouTube page.