University of Hawaii System newsletter

Study Finds Cancer Causing Mineral in U.S. Road Gravel

New research by University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center Director Michele Carbone and colleagues shows that erionite minerals in US road gravel increased mesothelioma risk.

Engineering Awarded $1.14 Million to Improve Wireless Communication

Mānoa College of Engineering’s Hawaiʻi Center for Advanced Communications received a $1.14 million from the U.S. Office of Naval Research to improve reliability of military radar and wireless communications.

Researcher Discovers Mitochondria Share an Ancestor with SAR11

A recent study by researchers at UH Mānoa and Oregon State University provides strong evidence that mitochondria, an organelle found in all eukaryotic cells, share a common evolutionary ancestor with a lineage of marine bacteria known as SAR11

International Conference Addresses Pacific Risk Reduction

Experts in disaster preparedness, risk reduction and resiliency and resource sustainability throughout the Pacific Rim will gather August 7–9 at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies for a two-day conference.

July Anniversary List

The university celebrates July anniversaries.

August Anniversary List

The university celebrates August anniversaries.

ʻImiloa Science Summer Camps Get Support

Hilo’s ʻImiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaiʻi received a $5,000 gift from Puna Geothermal Venture and its parent company Ormat.

Medical Students Outscore U.S. Average

Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine second-year medical students continue to excel at the national level.

Great Aloha Run Helps Hilo’s Cross-Country Team

Carole Kai Charities, Inc. donated $25,000 to support Hilo’s cross-country student runners.

UH Happenings This Week

Mānoa’s indigenous artists exhibit and more.

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