University of Hawaii System newsletter


Posted on | October 30, 2009 | Comments Off on Kudos

Hilo’s James Beets, John Hamilton and Donald Price and Mānoa’s Richard C. Rath.

UH Hilo Professor James Beets presented an invited seminar at the University of San Carlos, Cebu, Philippines, on the “Benefits of a Marine Protected Network in Hawaiʻi.” He also discussed potential collaborations with colleagues he visited in the Philippines, Guam and Pohnpei to assist with a recently funded National Science Foundation grant on marine species invasions.

John Hamilton, Hilo instructor, received a scholarship from the Spitzer Science Center to attend workshops on astronomy outreach during the Astronomical Society of the Pacific’s 2009 meeting held in San Francisco. He presented a poster, “PISCES Outreach: Bringing the Moon Down to Earth” at the conference.

Donald Price, Hilo professor, presented two papers with students at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution, Moscow, ID—“Population Differentiation and Local Adaptation in an Endemic Hawaiian Picture-Wing Drosophila” and “Comparative Genetic Analysis of the Hawaiian Goose (Nene) and the Giant Canada Goose: DNA Microstatellite Heterozygosity Predicts Breeding Success in Nene.”

Manoa Associate Professor Richard C. Rath was invited to be a visiting resident scholar at the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Pennsylvania. He also presented a public lecture, “Media Revolutions, Past and Present.”