University of Hawaii System newsletter

New UH Nursing Partnership

The nursing programs at Kauai, Maui and at Mānoa have joined forces to help more students graduate with a bachelor’s degree, and put more nurses to work on the neighbor islands.

Community Colleges Sustainability Programs Gifted $1.6 Million

The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation received a $1,634,025 bequest from the estate of the late Isamu Shinshiro to create an endowment establishing the Isamu Shinshiro Scholarship for Sustainable Technology Education and Training Fund.

ANITA Research Wins Major NASA Grant

NASA has awarded Mānoa and five U.S. institutions a $4.6 million grant for the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna experiment. Mānoa, the lead institution, will receive $1.4 million.

C-MORE Dedicates New Facility

The Mānoa Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education was blessed at a ceremony on Oct. 25 to celebrate the completion of a new research facility. The building will support the missions of C-MORE, a National Science Foundation-sponsored Science and Technology Center.

Cancer Center Celebrates Groundbreaking

UH officials were joined by state and national lawmakers, hospital executives and cancer survivors in breaking ground for new University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center research facilities adjacent to the John A. Burns School of Medicine in Kakaʻako on Oct. 28.

Astronomer Wins Planetary Sciences Award

Astronomer Alan Tokunaga was honored with 2010 Harold Masursky Award from The Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society

Professor Named Top Young Engineering Educator

Mānoa Assistant Professor Brian Bingham was selected as one of the nations most innovative young engineering educators by the National Academy of Engineering.

Regents Re-elect Karr and Hirota

Retired Hawaiʻi bank executive Howard H. Karr has been re-elected to serve for a one-year term as chair of the Board of Regents, and engineer Dennis I. Hirota has been re-elected to serve as vice chair.

Juliet Kono Publishes First Novel

Leeward Associate Professor Juliet S. Kono publishes her first novel Anshu: Dark Sorrow.

Anniversary List

The university celebrates November anniversaries.<!–

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