University of Hawaii System newsletter

Seven Honored for Undergraduate Teaching

Seven faculty members were honored with the Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching–Windward’s Leticia Colmenares, Mānoa’s Erin Cozens, Maui’s Hiroko DeLeon, West Oʻahu’s Linda Furuto, Mānoa’s Tomoko Iwai, Kapiʻolani’s Susan Jaworowski and Hilo’s Sarah Marusek.

Windward Student Honored with Kunimoto Award

Leslie Baker, a plant biotechnology student at Windward, received the Masaki and Momoe Kunimoto Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Career and Technical Education.

UH to Present New Tuition Schedule Statewide

The University of Hawaiʻi will be presenting to the community a proposed tuition schedule it is recommending to take effect in fall 2012.

Chancellor Hinshaw to Transition in Summer

Mānoa Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw has announced that, upon conclusion of her five-year appointment in June of 2012, she will be completing her service as chancellor of Mānoa.

Hilo Gets $1 Million for Reentry Scholarships

Hilo received a $1 million award from The Bernard Osher Foundation to support returning adult students.

Cancer Center Receives Grant to Tackle Liver Cancer

Scientists from the UH Cancer Center and The Queen’s Medical Center received a five-year $2.3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop novel methods to better detect liver cancer.

Researcher Leads Precise Effort to Count Species

Mānoa researcher Camilo Mora leads a precise and innovative effort to count the species on Earth.

Kapiʻolani Culinary Professor Honored

The American Academy of Chefs honored Kapiʻolani Professor Frank Leake with the Sharing Culinary Traditions Award.

Architecture Professor’s Tea House in Exhibit

The Sichang-Road Teahouse in Kunshan, China, designed by Mānoa Professor Pu Miao will be among 25 international projects in The Aedes East-International Forum for Contemporary Architecture’s exhibition Water—Curse of Blessing!?

Barry Mizuno Appointed Regent

Governor Neil Abercrombie appointed Barry T. Mizuno to fill the Hawaiʻi County seat on the UH Board of Regents.

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