University of Hawaii System newsletter

Vietnam MBA Program and Director Recognized

Mānoa’s Vietnam Executive MBA program received a $30,000 gift from Imaging and Printing Group and its faculty director Tung Bui received an honorable merit award from the Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training.

Mānoa Ranked Among Best Colleges

Mānoa is again ranked among the Best National Universities in the 2012 edition of the “Best Colleges” guidebook published today by U.S. News and World Report.

Partnership Formed to Treat Waste-Trap Grease

Mānoa and Pacific Biodiesel Inc. have signed an agreement to collaborate in finding pathways for treatment of waste-trap grease from restaurants.

U.S. News Rankings Released

Mānoa’s School of Medicine, Shidler College of Business, College of Engineering and School of Law were ranked in the U.S. News and World Report annual list of best graduate schools.

Professor Publishes Workplace Satisfaction Book

Shidler College of Business Professor Richard Brislin publishes The Undreaded Job: Learning to Thrive in a Less-than-Perfect Workplace.

New Appointments

Lynne Waters appointed associate vice president for external affairs and Unyong Nakata promoted to director of development for Shidler College of Business.

Gift Builds Entrepreneurial Programs at Shidler

Honolulu business executive Sharon Weiner establishes The Sharon Weiner Startsmart Entrepreneurship Endowment at the Shidler College of Business Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship

Study Finds Muslim Women Who Wear Headscarves Face Discrimination

Assistant Professor Sonia Ghumman completed intensive marketing research on the effects of Muslim women who wear hijabs (head scarves) in the U.S.

International Business Program Receives Grant

Mānoa’s Shidler College of Business has been awarded a $387,551 renewal grant for its Center for International Business Education and Research program for the first year, with an anticipated combined total of $1.55 million through 2014.

Mānoa Programs Ranked

Mānoa programs were ranked in the most recent U.S. News & World Report, whose annual listing will be published in America’s Best Graduate Schools 2011.

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