University of Hawaii System newsletter

Student Kudos

Manoa students Bryant DesBrisay, Jaclyn Santos, Misha Pyle, Anna Tomita and Joelle Perry will have their designs shown at the 2011 International Textile and Apparel Association’s meeting.

UH Happenings This Week

Honolulu’s a 9/11 commemoration, Windward’s chemistry forum and Mānoa’s Bollywood film screening and more.

Dubanoski Honored with Willard Wilson Award

Richard Dubanoski, dean of Mānoa’s College of Social Science, was honored with the Willard Wilson Award for Distinguished Service.

President’s Maintenance Award Presented

Honolulu’s Herminia Esteban and Mānoa’s Mercedita Reyes were presented with the President’s Award for Excellence in Building and Grounds Maintenance

New Ocean Acidification Hypothesis Presented

Paul Jokiel, a researcher at the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology, has come up with a new explanation for the effects of ocean acidification on coral reefs.

Genetic Link to Mesothelioma Discovered

University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center and Fox Chase Cancer Center scientists found that individuals who carry a mutation in a gene called BAP1 are susceptible to developing two forms of cancer.

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.

Chancellor, Regents and Dean Nominations Sought

Mānoa chancellor, regent and Mānoa dean searches.

Aerospace Engineer Named AIAA Fellow

Mānoa’s Trevor C. Sorensen was recently elected a Fellow by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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.

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