University of Hawaii System newsletter

UH Offers Support to Japan

Across the UH System, students and staff are contributing messages and funds to tsunami relief for Japan.

UH Project Addresses Quality Education in APEC Region

A proposal developed by the University of Hawaiʻi System to address quality higher education and training in the Asia-Pacific region has been approved and supported by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

U.S. News Rankings Released

Mānoa’s School of Medicine, Shidler College of Business, College of Engineering and School of Law were ranked in the U.S. News and World Report annual list of best graduate schools.

UH Forms High Technology Alliance

The University of Hawaiʻi, which has managed and operated the Maui High Performance Computing Center since 2001, has created a new Academic-Industry Alliance to pursue the follow-on MHPCC contract, which is expected to begin Oct. 1, 2011.

Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute Conducts Wind and Solar Study

When combined with Oʻahu wind farms and solar energy, the Interisland Wind project, which planned to bring 400 megawatts of wind power from Molokaʻi and Lanaʻi to Oʻahu, can reliably supply more than 25 percent of Oʻahu’s projected electricity demand.

Maui Launches Career Shadowing Program

Maui College joined forces with the Maui Police Department to give students a glimpse of job opportunities in law enforcement.

Student Kudos

Three students from the Hilo master’s program in tropical conservation biology and environmental science will go to Cornell University to complete their research.

UH Happenings This Week

Windward’s Palikū Arts Festival, Leeward’s Aszure Barton performance, Mānoa’s East Asian film series and more.

Researchers Find Pollution Forms Invisible Barrier for Marine Life

HIMB’s Robert Toonen and Jon Puritz examine sea star to test whether the sewage discharge and urban runoff sources were affecting the genetic structure of this species.

Leeward and Mānoa Nominated for AUW Awards

Leeward Community College was nominated for two 2010 Aloha United Way Spirit of Community Awards— Learning Institution of the Year and Coordinator Team of the Year. Mānoa’ Curriculum Research and Development Group was also nominated for the Learning Institution of the Year award.

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