College Faculty answer questions after Particle Fever documentary

UH Physics Department faculty members Professor Xerxes Tata ( 2nd from left), Associate Professor Jason Kumar (center), Professor Tom Browder (far right), Assistant Professor Sven Vahsen (2nd from right) and Assistant Professor Veronica Bindi (far left) attending the opening night of the documentary Particle Fever at Kahala Theater, Friday, May 2 and then answered questions about particle physics from the sold out audience afterwards.
Professor Bindi has been at the Cern facility in Switzerland/France as part of the worldwide effort to validate the existence of the Higgs Bogg particle.
Click on photo below to see slideshow of event.
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College Overview 2014

Please click below to read our College of Natural Sciences Overview 2014.
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Botany alumna and UH educator Dr. Lani Stemmermann honored

UHPA honors plant protection and preservation champion, Dr. Lan Stemmermann through endowed fellowship. Read more here...
Daniel Palmer

Retirement leads to donation

Dr. Daniel Palmer donates more than 2700 fern species to the Joseph F. Rock Herbarium, the UH botanical specimen repository. Read more here...
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Sheila Conant: contributing with consistency and dedication makes a difference

UH-Manoa - Since 1977, Professor Emeritus Sheila Conant has given annual gifts to UH. Read more here...
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New Hires

Click here for a listing of the new hires at the College of Natural Sciences


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This year's Incoming Undergraduate Students Reception is scheduled for Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 4:30pm-7pm on McCarthy Mall, between Bilger and Edmondson Halls.
RSVP here.
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Math Boot Camp

In August in preparation for:
Math 140 and Math 241

More info here...


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HI-SEAS mission 2 begins on Mauna Loa

Kim Binsted, UH Mānoa associate professor from the Department of Information and Computer Sciences is the principal investigator on the Hawai'i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) project. See a video and read more here...
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Dr. Thomas Ranker, President Elect of the Botanical Society of America

Dr. Tom A. Ranker recently elected as, President-Elect of the Botanical Society of America (BSA), gives incoming President address at the annual meeting of the BSA in Boise, ID. Title of presentation was "Evolution and Extinction on a Volcanic Hotspot: Science, Conservation, and Restoration in the Endangered Species Capital of the World".
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First book on picoscience published by UH professor

Klaus Sattler, professor at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Department of Physics and Astronomy, has published a new book entitled Fundamentals of Picoscience, the first-ever book to address the instrumentation and experiments emerging at the picometer scale. Article link
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$1 million NIH Grant received

Team led by Tung Hoang, professor in the Department of Microbiology, has recently received a $1 million NIH grant to fund bacterial infectious disease research. Read more here...