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Posted on | September 23, 2011 | Comments Off on Kudos

Kudos for Hilo’s Judith Fox-Goldstein and Michael Marshall and Mānoa’s Gary Heusel, Carole Petersen and Amarjit Singh.

Hilo Conference Center Director Judith Fox-Goldstein was selected as a trustee for the Lyman House Museum and elected vice president of the Hawaiʻi Island Chamber of Commerce. She now chairs both the Economic Development Committee and the Tourism Committee at HICC.

Gary Heusel, Mānoa 4-H associate specialist, was chosen by the National 4-H Council as one of 15 awardees for the 2011–2012 Walmart Youth Voice: Youth Choice Grant. Heusel’s commitment to strengthening 4-H in Hawaiʻi will be supported by this $50,000 grant. Read more.

Michael Marshall, Hilo art professor, had work accepted for inclusion in the North West Art Center’s America’s 2011: All Media exhibition, currently on display in the Hartnett Hall Gallery at Minot State University, ND. Additionally, Marshall is exhibiting two mono prints in 14+1 Hawaiʻi Printmaking Now at the Kahilu Gallery in Waimea through Oct 15.

Carole Petersen, director of Mānoa’s Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace, chaired a panel entitled “Gender Perspectives: Using International Law to Advance the Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities,” at the United Nations Fourth Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Sept. 7 at the UN headquarters in New York City.

Mānoa Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Amarjit Singh and co-author Stacy Adachi received the best paper award from Emerald Publishers for their work titled “Pipe Inefficiency at a Water Utility,” which was presented at the 6th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference, Zurich, June 2011.