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College of Education Gets $390,000 OHA Grant

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs awarded a $390,000 grant to Mānoa’s College of Education Hoʻokulāiwi Center for Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Education.

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.

UH Happenings This Week

Mānoa’s College of Social Sciences presents the October guests for their call-in radio program Thinking Out Loud: Talking Issues, Taking Action. The program airs on AM1210 KZOO at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays and are hosted by rotating Mānoa faculty, staff and students including Christine Yano, Marika Wilson, George Tanabe and Willa Tanabe. To join the […]


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

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.

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.

UH Happenings This Week

Windward’s Hoʻolauleʻa, Honolulu’s health fair, Mānoa’s Taste of the Hawaiian Range and more.

UH Honors Excellence in Teaching

Abby Collier, Ann Emmsley, Gene Harada, Nancy Heu, Yukio Kataoka, Chae Ho Lee, Roberta Martel, John Melish, Joy Nagaue, Kirstin Pauka, Roberto Pelayo, Stephen Taylor, Garyn Tsuru, Jenifer Winter and Christine Yano was awarded the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching.

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.

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.

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