University of Hawaii System newsletter

Publication Offers Tips on Aquaponics Food Safety

Manoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources publishes On-Farm Food Safety: Aquaponics, which presents agricultural practices to prevent foodborne illness.

UH Happenings This Week

Manoa’s Kennedy Theatre presents When the Cassowary Pooped! and more.


This week’s announcements include Women’s Campus Club grants available and free ITS Brown Bags and Training Courses announced

University Honors Faculty and Staff

The university honored more than 40 faculty and staff with various teaching, research and service awards at the Convocation Awards Ceremony on Sept. 15.

Weight Gain Tied to Prostate Cancer Risk

Manoa researchers report that body mass in younger and older adulthood, and weight gain between these life periods, may influence a man’s risk for prostate cancer, although the risk varies by ethnic group.

Researchers Unravel the Chemistry of Titan’s Atmosphere

A team of researchers led by Manoa Professor Ralf Kaiser unraveled the chemical evolution of the orange-brownish colored atmosphere of Saturn’s moon Titan.

New Degree Pathway Established for Paramedics

West Oahu and Kapiolani established a new partnership that gives students in the Mobile Intensive Care Technician program a new pathway toward a bachelors in public administration from West Oahu.

Science Education Offered for Maui Teachers

Maui received $25,000 from the Monsanto Fund to develop curriculum and training programs designed to advance science education in Maui County schools.

Studying Deep-Sea Microorganisms to Prevent Cancer

A research project that looks at deep-sea microorganisms to prevent cancer, led by Hilo College of Pharmacy Dean John M. Pezzuto, was renewed by the National Cancer Institute in the National Institutes of Health.

Rehabilitation Science Program Awarded $750,000

Manoa’s department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science was awarded a $750,000 five-year training grant to provide a master’s level training program to address the nation’s continuing rehabilitation personnel needs.

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