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New Book Examines Modern Structural Engineering Advances

Mānoa Professor Amarjit Singh co-edited Modern Methods and Advances in Structural Engineering and Construction.

Garcés Named PopTech Science Fellow

Mānoa Associate Researcher Milton Garcés was named to PopTech’s 2011 class of Science and Public Leadership Fellows.

July Anniversary List

The university celebrates July anniversaries.

August Anniversary List

The university celebrates August anniversaries.

Denise Konan Selected College of Social Sciences Dean

Denise E. Konan, currently a professor and chair of the Department of Economics, has been named the new dean of Mānoa’s College of Social Sciences.


D. Caroline Blanchard, professor at the Pacific Biosciences Research Center, has been elected president for the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society.

Controversial Book on Easter Island Discoveries Published

Generating controversy weeks ahead of its release, Mānoa Professor of Anthropology Terry Hunt and Carl Lipo’s story of scientific discovery—The Statues That Walked—presents revisionist theories about Easter Island.

Aloha Betrayed Honored

Mānoa Professor Noenoe K. Silva’s book, Aloha Betrayed: Native Hawaiian Resistance to American Colonialism was awarded first place as the most influential book in Native American and Indigenous Studies of the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century Prize.

William Puette Elected Parliamentarian President

Delegates of the Biennial Convention of the Hawaiʻi State Association of Parliamentarians elected West Oʻahu Center for Labor Education and Research Director William J. Puette as president

Board of Regents Welcomes New Members

The Board of Regents gained three new members—Saedene Ota fills a Maui County seat, and Coralie Matayoshi and Jan Sullivan fill seats for the City and County of Honolulu.

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