Tag: College of Social Sciences

Growing affordable housing crisis focus of new professorship

Growing affordable housing crisis focus of new professorship

February 21, 2017  |  Comments
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The Hawaiʻi Community Reinvestment Corporation (HCRC) has donated $790,000 to establish the HCRC Distinguished Professorship in Affordable Housing.

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UH Mānoa receives top international ranking for earth and environmental sciences

UH Mānoa receives top international ranking for earth and environmental sciences

February 11, 2017  |  2 Comments
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Research in ocean and marine sciences along with geology, geophysics and mineral physics and climate sciences contributed to the Nature Index ranking.

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SSFM International gives $260K in UH Mānoa scholarships and fellowships

SSFM International gives $260K in UH Mānoa scholarships and fellowships

January 6, 2017  |  Comments
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This gift will fund four full undergraduate engineering scholarships and one graduate urban and regional planning fellowship.

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UHERO forecast: Healthy economy faces new administration risks

UHERO forecast: Healthy economy faces new administration risks

December 16, 2016  |  Comments
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The newest UHERO report focuses on the Hawaiʻi economic forecast with an Asia-Pacific outlook.

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UHERO wins Polzin Prize for Best Paper at AUBER conference

UHERO wins Polzin Prize for Best Paper at AUBER conference

November 29, 2016  |  Comments
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Forecasting in a Mixed Up World: Nowcasting Hawaiʻi Tourism evaluated short term forecasting performance methods.

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New book describes diverse food challenges faced by Hawaiʻi

New book describes diverse food challenges faced by Hawaiʻi

November 10, 2016  |  3 Comments
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Aya Kimura and Krisna Suryanata compiled rich discussions on land use, farming population and benefits and costs of biotechnology in new book.

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International World Town Planning Day celebration at UH Mānoa

International World Town Planning Day celebration at UH Mānoa

November 1, 2016  |  Comments
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The day is geared toward sharing lessons, experiences and opportunities for innovations in engaging people in making cities resilient and livable.

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New effort to understand drought in Hawaiʻi and U.S. affiliated Pacific Islands

New effort to understand drought in Hawaiʻi and U.S. affiliated Pacific Islands

October 27, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Abby Frazier leads a collaboration between UH and the USGS Pacific Islands Water Science Center.

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New book explores borders and the refugee crisis

New book explores borders and the refugee crisis

October 11, 2016  |  Comments
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Reece Jones’ new book, Violent Boarders: Refugees and the Right to Move, offers a provocative look at the high cost of boarder security.

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UHERO forecast: Building cycle approaches its peak

UHERO forecast: Building cycle approaches its peak

September 30, 2016  |  Comments
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The University of Hawaiʻi Economic Research Organization finds that construction has accelerated in Hawaiʻi over 2016 and will approach its cyclical peak over 2017.

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