University of Hawaii System newsletter

Community Colleges Awarded $24.6 Million for Job Training

The UH Community Colleges will receive $24.6 million to partner with Hawaiʻi’s businesses and state agencies to provide pathways that lead to jobs in the agriculture, energy and health industries.

UH Awarded $3.4 Million to Aid Low-Income Students

The University of Hawaiʻi has been awarded $3.4 million in 2011–12 to increase the number of low-income middle and high school students statewide who are prepared to enter and succeed in post-secondary education through GEAR UP Hawaiʻi, the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs from the U.S. Department of Education. The federal GEAR […]

Physics Professor Receives Homeland Security Grant

Mānoa Assistant Professor of Physics Sven E. Vahsen received $174,820 in funding from the Department of Homeland Security.

Researchers Awarded Apple Snail Grant

The National Science Foundation awarded a $149,952 grant to an team of researchers including Mānoa’s Assistant Researcher Kenneth Hayes and Researcher Robert Cowie.

Mānoa Receives $4 million for Disaster Preparedness

The Mānoa Natural Disaster Preparedness and Training Center receives $4.71 million to develop and continue training programs designed to prepare Hawaiʻi’s first responders for disasters.

Astrophysics Team Wins $1 Million NASA Grant

Mānoa’s Peter Gorham and Gary Varner was awarded a $1 million NASA grant to begin development of a radical new design of a stratospheric balloon-based astrophysics observatory.

CTAHR Gets Funds for Plant Science Education

Mānoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources received $500,000 from Monsanto Company to establish the Monsanto Research Fellows Fund.

Professor Examining Use of Social Networks

Mānoa’s Scott Robertson was awarded a four-year, $948,537 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the use of social networks and new media in political deliberation.

Social Work Receives OHA Grant

Mānoa’s School of Social Work received approximately $270,990 from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to fund the continuation of its Hawaiian Learning Program.

Wahine Athletics Receives $875,000 Gift

Mānoa’s Athletics department has received approximately $875,000 thanks to an anonymous planned gift.

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