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Total solar eclipse illuminated by UH astronomers

During this year’s total solar eclipse, the first to cross North America since 1918, Hawaiʻi will be well represented by UH scientists.

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UH Community College students have successful launch

The Project Imua payload has been recovered and returned to Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

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Making California national parks more accessible for visually impaired

Researchers collaborate with Google, the American Council of the Blind and the National Park Service to audio describe print brochures at 15 park sites.

Academic

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“Last dollar” scholarships fulfill Hawaiʻi Promise

Almost 1,000 students from UH’s seven community colleges have been awarded Hawaiʻi Promise scholarships for the 2017 fall semester.

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Strengthening support for women in STEM

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1,099,959 for the advancement of women and minorities in STEM fields at UH’s seven community colleges.

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Vulcan women’s volleyball squad earns academic award

The UH Hilo women’s volleyball team has been honored with the AVCA Team Academic Awards.

Research

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UH expands vaccine research

Liana Medina received a grant of nearly $112,000 to work with a potential vaccine for viruses related to Ebola.

Steven Businger and Jonathan Merage

Partnership aims to improve tornado forecasting

The SOEST and Jonathan Merage Foundation project aims to improve severe weather forecasting in northeastern Colorado.

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Hawaiʻi nearshore fishery provides big benefits

The study argues that fully appreciating the multitude of benefits the nearshore fishery provides to society is a crucial step towards sustainable management.

People

August 2017 anniversaries

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

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National literary award for Mānoa English professor

Shawna Yang Ryan was honored by the Before Columbus Foundation for her 2016 novel Green Island.

UH Hilo '77 basketball players

Top 40 Young Lawyers honor

Troy Andrade, a School of Law graduate and visiting assistant professor, has won national recognition from the American Bar Association.

Community

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Food and fun at UH Mānoa

Enjoy great food, live music featuring the Tuahine Serenaders, KTUH DJ Mermaid, UH Mānoa pep band and cheerleaders and more at free Welina Mānoa event.

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Restoring Hawaiian fishponds

With the goal of preserving Hawaiian fishponds, UH Mānoa faculty and students and representatives from 18 traditional fishponds across Hawaiʻi gathered to share resources.

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Show off your HI Pride!

The UH Bookstore System kicks off the new school year with the release of its 2017 student-designed HI Pride t-shirt.

Administrative

President’s July highlights and updates

Highlights include the Brookings Institutions ranking, accreditation for the UH Hilo College of Pharmacy, Kapiʻolani CC‘s culinary students and more.

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Nicholas Comerford to serve as CTAHR dean

Comerford will also serve as director for Research and Cooperative Extension effective September 1.

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Peter Rowan named Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship director

Rowan is active in the entrepreneurial community in Hawaiʻi as an advisor, lecturer, mentor and investor.

Last modified: August 21, 2017
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