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People working on cleaning a fishpond

World’s first ethnomathematics program offered at UH

The program will develop teachers as leaders to discover multiple approaches to teaching and learning mathematics through project-based and place-based experiences.

UH virtual symposium to advance sustainability across curriculum

This year’s summit will focus on accelerating UH sustainability curricular initiatives.

Walter Echo-Hawk

Native American tribal judge selected Inouye chair

Walter Echo-Hawk will co-teach a law school course that examines, compares and contrasts the legal frameworks that both define and enforce indigenous legal rights in the U.S. and other countries.

Academic

UH Mānoa online graduate nursing program rises to top 25 percent nationally

U.S. News and World Report has ranked the School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene among the nation’s best online graduate nursing programs.

Rovy Dipaysa holding a sign to Support Higher Education

Early College offerings skyrocket at Hawaiʻi high schools

Early College offers the opportunity for students to take UH courses at their high school and earn credit toward their high school graduation and college degree.

Integrated Industrial Technology program manager William Labby

Leeward CC program prepares students for rail transit jobs

The Integrated Industrial Technology program offers will prepare students for a wide range of careers such as manufacturing and electromechanical systems technicians in industrial automation.

Research

Tilapia growing in an aquaponics system

$23M federal investment to reduce health disparities

The specialized center will focus on advancing health for citizens who suffer disproportionately from genetic, environmental and socio-economic related disparities.

Alika Maunakea

Study examines social and economic impacts on health in Waiʻanae

Alika Maunakea and Ruben Juarez are leading a study to scientifically prove what seems apparent to many: social and economic forces in a community can impact health.

Image of a laser beam from the Keck II telescope to the night sky

Maunakea observatory awarded NSF grant to upgrade adaptive optics

The enhancement of the Keck II telescope adaptive optics system will advance research on exoplanets, black holes and dark matter.

People

Community

UH virtual symposium to advance sustainability across curriculum

This year’s summit will focus on accelerating UH sustainability curricular initiatives.

GoFarm participants planting greens

GoFarm Hawaiʻi receives funding to continue training future farmers

UH’s successful farmer-training program GoFarm Hawaiʻi has received $600,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture

A Source of Light Never Ending exhibit consisting of panels of photos from Kalaupapa and text

Kalaupapa exhibit sheds light on stories of quarantined people

The exhibit, A Source of Light, Constant and Never-Fading, will be on display in the James and Abigail Campbell Library at UH West Oʻahu.

Administrative

Hawaii state capitol

Budget request breakdown for 2018 legislature

Kalbert Young, UH vice president for budget and finance and chief financial officer, shares his analysis of the UH budget request to the legislature.

University of Hawaii System seal

UH releases groundbreaking student survey on sexual harassment and gender-based violence

Nationally it is one of the first known surveys of college students to explore intimate partner violence and is the first known survey of students in a university system that includes both four- and two-year degree campuses.

Calculator and paper with mathematical figures

UH refinances debt to save millions

The transaction refinanced more than $105 million in previously existing revenue bonds and will save UH and the state more than $17 million.

Last modified: January 16, 2018