University of Hawaii System newsletter

News@UH Final Issue of 2009

This is the last issue of News@UH for 2009. The newsletter will return on Jan. 11, 2010. Happy holidays!

Research Finding Questions Impact Theory

Mānoa Graduate Assistant François Paquay led an international team of researchers, including Associate Professor Gregory Ravizza, that has found no evidence supporting an extraterrestrial impact event at the onset of the Younger Dryas (approximately 13,000 years ago).

Students’ Child Care Needs Addressed

Mānoa Children’s Center received a four-year $326,148 federal grant to support low-income, underrepresented student parents at Mānoa.

Mānoa’s Wayne Shiroma Receives Volunteer Award

Mānoa Professor Wayne Shiroma was named the 2009 recipient of the N. Walter Cox Award, in recognition of his service to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Microwave Theory and Techniques Society.

Knuth Recognized with Library Teaching Award

Mānoa Professor Rebecca Knuth was honored with the Library Journal Teaching Award.

UH People in Print

Mānoa’s Gregory Bruland, Cerutti R.R. Hooks, Jan Kleyna, Ashley Stokes and Koon-Hui Wang and Hilo’s Jean Ippolito, Bryan Kim, Peter Mills recently published articles.


Kudos for Hilo’s Christopher Lu and Misaki Takabayashi and Mānoa’s Dana “Kapua” Sproat and Avi Soifer.

Enjoying Hawaiian Sea Birds

UH Press published Hawaiian Birds of the Sea: Na Manu Kai, by Robert J. Shallenberger. More than 135 color photographs illustrate this beautiful book showcasing the seabirds of Hawai‘i—from the far eastern tip of the Big Island to the recently created Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.

UH Happenings This Week

Mānoa, Hilo and West Oʻahu hold fall commencement ceremonies and more.


Accepting Applications for Marine Policy Fellowship Mānoa Spring 2010 Faculty and Staff Tuition Waivers Mānoa Spring 2010 Tuition Payment Deadline – Dec. 18

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