University of Hawaii System newsletter

West Oʻahu Develops Insurance Program

West Oʻahu develops an innovative new program designed to meet the national growing need for skilled insurance professionals with support from local insurance companies.

Hawaiʻi and Alaska Sign Healthcare Agreement

Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine and the College of Social Sciences and the Alaska Federal Health Care Partnership signed an agreement to cooperate in the development and fielding of telehealth technology throughout the Pacific region.

College of Education Offers New Degree

A new nontraditional doctoral degree for Mānoa’s College of Education—the doctor of education in professional educational practice—was approved.

Reduced Tuition Rates Offered for 2011 Summer Session

Hawaiʻi resident undergraduates attending Hilo, West Oʻahu and the seven community colleges will benefit from a reduction in the 2011 summer session tuition schedule recently approved by the Board of Regents.

Ocean FEST and Nā Pua Noʻeau Form Partnership

Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology’s Ocean FEST (Families Exploring Science Together) and Hilo’s Nā Pua Noʻeau has formed a new partnership to bring hands-on science to the Native Hawaiian community.

West Oʻahu and Hawaiʻi Tokai International College to Share Dorms, Programs

The University of Hawaiʻi System and Tokai University Educational System signed a formal memorandum of understanding on Jan. 15 paving the way for the permanent relocation of Hawaiʻi Tokai International College to Kapolei, within steps of the new UH West Oʻahu campus.

Library and Information Science Among Top 10

For the fourth consecutive year, the school library media specialization in the Mānoa Library and Information Science Graduate Program has been recognized as one of the top 10 programs in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report.

Pharmacy Students Present in Marketing Competition

A team of third-year Hilo College of Pharmacy students won almost $2,000 in the fall semester’s marketing case competition held on Nov. 19.

Homeless Support Report Released

Mānoa’s Center on the Family and the state’s Homeless Programs Office released the Homeless Service Utilization Report: Hawaiʻi 2010. The report is authored by Sarah Yuan, Heather Trundle and Grace Fong.

Psychology Agreement Signed with New Zealand University

The Community and Cultural Psychology graduate program has entered into a Cooperative Agreement with the University of Victoria in Wellington, New Zealand.

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