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“Be a hero. Be a teacher.” encourages students to consider teaching career

UH launched “Be a hero. Be a teacher.” encouraging students, and working professionals to consider the benefits of the teaching profession.

HI-SEAS crewmembers

Fifth UH simulated Mars mission is in the books

After eight months of isolation in a geodesic dome on the slopes of Mauna Loa, six Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) crew members exited their habitat.

2 students standing in front of CMORE building

UH shines in 2018 U.S. News and World Report rankings

UH Mānoa, UH West Oʻahu and UH Hilo once again made the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges Rankings, along with UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business.

Academic

WWE wrestlers dancing with Hunter Hughes and Rolovich

Rolo ups the scholarship reveal wow factor

Universities around the country are presenting scholarships to athletes in memorable fashion these days and UH Mānoa Head Football Coach Nick Rolovich is fast becoming the master of the reveal.

teacher and student in a classroom

Scholarship helps state Grown Our Own teachers

The UH Mānoa College of Education will award up to $600,000 in scholarship stipends to recruit new teacher candidates, who already serve in educational capacities in our state.

2 students standing in front of CMORE building

UH shines in 2018 U.S. News and World Report rankings

UH Mānoa, UH West Oʻahu and UH Hilo once again made the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges Rankings, along with UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business.

Research

Amber Strong Makaiau

Native Hawaiian cultural resources receive federal funding

UH Mānoa researchers and educators partner with the Mānoa Heritage Center to develop educational programs and preservation activities related to Hawaiian language, culture and history.

sugarcane

Sugarcane is not dead, just different

UH Mānoa researchers see a sweet future ahead for the traditional sugarcane plant, which the Hawaiians first brought to the islands via canoe.

John A. Burns School of Medicine

Alzheimer’s Disease clinical trial begins at UH medical school

A clinical trial will begin on a drug that researchers hope will reduce inflammation in patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s Disease.

People

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September 2017 anniversaries

The University of Hawaiʻi celebrates September 2017 faculty and staff anniversaries.

Marla Berry and Peter Hoffman

UH researchers among the world’s top experts on selenium

The Journal of Biological Chemistry selected an article on the unique family of proteins containing selenium by Marla Berry and Peter Hoffmann as among the research highlights of the year in the biomedical sciences.

Josefina Pereira

Hilo student speaks on children’s rights at UN summit

Josefina Pereira was selected to represent her homeland of Timor-Leste as a Youth Delegate at the 14th Annual International Human Rights Summit.

Community

UH Mānoa student-athletes

New UH Mānoa student-athletes giving society launched

“Unite and move forward as one” is the vision driving Pūpūkāhi I Holomua, an elite philanthropic society that supports student-athletes’ success.

Cast of the Spitfire Grill

Spitfire musical, taiko and dance, Chinese “clowns” and more at Kennedy Theatre

Kennedy Theatre announces the 2017–18 season for the mainstage, primetime and late night in the Earl Ernst Lab theatre.

Bassous working with 12 year old student Mohammad

Bringing the curative power of art to Syrian refugee children

Leeward Community College Instructor Reem Bassous says that having a creative outlet can be a therapeutic way to process tragedies and encourage expression rather than suppression of emotions.

Administrative

President’s August highlights and updates

Highlights include the UH Second Decade project, the Leeward CC Waiʻanae Moku center, Hawaiʻi Promise scholarships and more.

Andrew Black

New Department of Public Safety chief for UH Mānoa

Andrew Black, a veteran federal agent, has been selected as the new chief of the University of Hawaii at Mānoa Department of Public Safety.

University of Hawaii System seal

UH and state leaders respond to DACA program termination

UH, Hawaiʻi’s congressional delegation and others are calling for support of recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program

Last modified: September 19, 2017